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On our 5th Episode of the Virtual Herf, we have Rafael Nodal Head of Product Capability for Altadis USA. Altadis USA is the makers of Montecristo, Romeo y Julieta, H....

McCallef Leyenda No 2 | LeeMack912 (S06 E 45)

taper figurado (52 x 5.5) made by 3rd generation Gomez-Sanchez family. Made in tribute to the late Pedro T. Gomez. Treat yourself to this delightful stick with flavor and construction...

Liga Privada Único Serie Year of the Rat (2020)

The Drew Estate Liga Privada Único line got significantly stronger with the addition of the Year of the Rat. Okay, maybe addition isn’t the right word, considering the cigar was...

How to Care for Cigars for beginners

When I first got into cigars, I made every mistake in the book. I lost a lot of good cigars. So here are some of my best tips on caring...

Blind Cigar Review: Montecristo | Espada Oscuro Guard

"I was leery about the first third, hoping it may have some complexity of this blend, however i was delightfully surprised bu the last two thirds. A menagerie of roasted...

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Two special blends were created for VegaFina in the renowned Tabacalera de García.

The Burn Down Podcast | Episode 36 | Quarantine and Chill!

COVID-19 means quarantine and social distancing...

But it doesn't mean The Burn Down doesn't film! F*** the Coronavirus!

Join us as we bring a little joy and laughter during these challenging times...all...

Prime Time Episode 131

On Prime Time Episode 131, it’s our ninth All-Star Media Panel. We have three veterans of the cigar media ready to hit the panel for some lively discussion as we...

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Kudzu Lustrum by Southern Draw Cigar Review


Maker: Southern Draw

Wrapper: Nicaragua

Binder: Nicaragua (Criollo 98)


Origin: Nicaragua

Vitola: 5 1/2 x 52 Belicoso Fino

Strength: Medium/Full

Price: $11.89

Burn Time: 1hour 45min

Draw and Burn: Perfect...
Crowned Heads is describing their latest TAA exclusive cigar, The Lost Angel 2020 by Crowned Heads, as a prequel to The Angels Anvil which was their TAA release for 2014-2019.

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When a company that makes cigars hits a major milestone, the odds are there will be a special release made to commemorate the occasion and that is exactly what happened...

Crowned Heads Announces The Lost Angel 2020

For the first time, Crowned Heads is veering from its annual TAA release structure, introducing The Lost Angel as a prequel to the acclaimed The Angels Anvil collection, which saw...

Ash Quarterly Live Unboxing with Jason Faulkenburg.

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Juan Ignacio Martínez from Joya de Nicaragua has just invited all consumers to take advantage of this great offer.
The Tobacconists’ Association of America just concluded its virtual meeting yesterday, and today A.J. Fernandez is shipping its contribution to the group’s Exclusive Series of cigars. The company is releasing...
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CAO Expedición Shipping to TAA Retailers in May

General Cigar Co. has announced its TAA exclusive for 2020 and for the third time, it will come from CAO. The CAO Expedición is a 6 1/8 x 50 toro...

TAA 2020 Exclusive Cigars Announced

While the Tobacconists’ Association of America annual meeting was canceled for 2020, instead being held virtually on March 25, the group’s popular Exclusive Series continues, with many of the industry’s...

TAA Cancels 2020 Meeting

The Tobacconists’ Association of America (TAA) annual meeting was originally scheduled for March 22–26 in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. The event was first intended to be postponed due to the...

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