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Check out the latest news in the industry, as well as, announcements on new cigars and more.

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Punch is at it again. This time, the innovative cigar brand has teamed up with Cigar City Brewing to release a new cigar called, “Cigar City Brewing Maduro by Punch.” The cigar will be available at certain liquor stores starting this month, including select Total Wines, select ABC Fine Wine & Spirits, select Binny’s Beverage Depots, and select Spec’s locations. A larger launch is scheduled for early 2022

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E.P. Carrillo Encore Majestic Cigar Review

Ernesto Perez Carrillo has more experience in the cigar world than most with a 50 year career building powerful cigar brands. Now he's dominating again with his own brand. Today,…

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Oliva Baptiste Cigars Product Review

Oliva Baptiste features a Connecticut wrapper draping a long filler blend of spirited Nicaraguan tobaccos. This is a great choice for enthusiasts seeking a mellow cigar with a little bit…

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Foundation Cigar Company Announces David and Goliath

Last year, Foundation Cigar Company premiered the Perfecto extensions to its highly successful Tabernacle Broadleaf in both the David (5 x 54) and Goliath (5 x 58). For Foundation’s latest…

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Oliva and J.Cortès come under Umbrella of Vandermarliere

In a move that consolidates and clarifies both its machine-made and handmade divisions, the brand names J.Cortès and Oliva Cigars now come under the overall umbrella of the Vandermarliere Cigar…

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Cigar Review: Undercrown 10 Toro by Drew Estate

The year 2021 has been an important year for Drew Estate. The company celebrated both its 25th anniversary and the 10th anniversary of the Undercrown brand. To commemorate the occasion,…

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Vintage Rock-A-Feller Cigar Group’s (VRCG) second installment of its limited edition Art of Magic collection is slated to hit stores this November. It’s called Cardician, which is a master of…

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Welcome to the I'd Tap That Cigar Show Presented by Corona Cigar.


I'm your host Kevin Shahan and I am coming to you live from the Drew Estate Experience…

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San Cristobal Revelation Prophet Review & Rating

The San Cristobal Revelation Prophet was handcrafted with passion and precision by Jose 'Pepin' Garcia in Esteli, Nicaragua, and should definitely be in your humidor! A beautiful Ecuador Sumatra is…

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Hiram & Solomon Curamus

In February, Hiram & Solomon released a new limited edition that was created specifically for MW Robert V. Monacelli, grand master of the Most Ancient and Honorable...
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La Galera Cigars 1936 Box Pressed Review & Rating

La Galera 1936 Box Pressed is a cigar Jochy Blanco envisioned many years ago. After identifying and securing the desired grades and types of tobacco, he has given them the…

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Kristoff Cigars Shade-Grown Robusto Review & Rating

The Kristoff Shade Grown is the first release of a mellower handmade Cigar in the Kristoff portfolio. Similar to the other cigars found under the Kristoff umbrella, this one promises…

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Aging Room Rare Collection Review & Rating

Rafael Nodal head of product capability for Tabacalera USA and one of the owners of the Aging Room brand was looking to bring a new expression to his Aging Room…

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Warped Cigars Chinchalle Cigar Review

This week I take a look at another Warped cigar with their Chinchalle. Join me in my Warped Cigars Chinchalle cigar review cigar review to see if I recommend this…

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Casa Fuente Heading to Stores Nationwide for Limited Release

Casa Fuente is going nationwide later this month. Arturo Fuente has announced that it is delaying its planned release of new Rare Pink cigars—two new...
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LEAF BY OSCAR CONNECTICUT | OSCAR VALLADARES | CIGAR REVIEW

Tobacco Leaf wrapped around tobacco... Gimmicky but it still catches peoples' attention. The Leaf by Oscar Valladares had been one of my favorite Connecticuts.

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JRE Aladino Habano Vintage Selection Elegante – Blind Cigar Review

"This cigar was exactly what I needed right now. Lots of sweet creams and cedar notes to hold my attention while throwing in hints of cinnamon here and there to…

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Top 5 Nicaraguan Puro Cigars

For this week's Top 5, we have our Top 5 Nicaraguan Puros cigars of 2021. We love Nicaraguan based smokes! From Padron to Romeo y Julieta, here our our favorites.…

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#NowSmoking: Montecristo Epic Vintage 12

Reading Time: 5 minutes How does a rare vintage crop of Dominican tobacco harvested in 2012 affect the blend of this new small batch cigar selection from Montecristo? Gary…

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Viaje Platino Chiva (robusto) 2021

Welcome to the Tim Rollins channel and my review of the Viaje Platino Chiva 2021.


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Montecristo 1935 Anniversary Nicaragua Toro Cigar Review

Montecristo 1935 Anniversary Nicaragua Toro Cigar Review – This 6×54 sharp box pressed stick features a firmly packed dense oily, toothy wrapper with a dark cocoa tone, large double cap…

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Indomina Cigars by AJ Fernandez Product Review

Are you looking for a rich, spicy Nicaraguan style cigar like AJ Fernandez makes? How about this? Indomina by AJ Fernandez. Medium-bodied, loaded with flavor, and available at a great…

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Immortal Cigars Product Review

They’ve been called a “serious bargain,” but there’s much more to Immortal cigars than their affordable price. Made by Plasencia, Immortal boasts a prime all-Nicaraguan leaf blend led by a…

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Pai Gow Cigars Product Review

We recently lit up the Famous Smoke Shop exclusive, Pai Gow and found that that it’s got a sugary side and an even sweeter price. Explore the cigar with him…

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Rocky Patel San Andres Cigars Product Review

If you need a bold Maduro at an unbeatable price, Rocky Patel San Andres fits the bill. Cigar Advisor’s Jared Gulick lights one up and talks about its flavors of…

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