Libation Review 

Libation Review: Prairie Artisan Ales / Brewfist Spaghetti Western

Behind The Booze: While it is true that in the 1500’s Germany had made the decision that the only ingredients that would be in beer would be Barley, Hops and Water – as the craft beer market has changed over the years many brewers have decided to ‘change things up’ and include just about anything you can think of.  Sometimes this decision is made for reaching specific flavor profiles, sometimes it is to stand out in a crowded market and sometimes it is simply an experiment to see if it…

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General Cigar Appoints New Vice President of Marketing

In a recent Press Release from General Cigars just before the 85th IPCPR Convention, it has been officially announced that José de Castro will be starting his new role with General Cigars August 1st, 2017 as Vice President of Marketing.   July 7, 2017, Richmond, VA — General Cigar is pleased to announce that José de Castro will join the company as vice president of marketing, assuming his new role on August 1, 2017. A marketing veteran with nearly 20 years of experience, José will play an integral role in…

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Cigar News: Drew Estate Debutes New ACID Cigars

Drew Estate Debuts ACID Green Kuba Candela, ACID Blondie Candela, and Two additional ACID Blondie Expressions Today Drew Estate announces the release of ACID Green Kuba Candela, ACID Blondie Candela, ACID Blondie Red, and ACID Blondie Gold. The ACID Brand will be displayed in Drew Estate’s booth (Booth #2608) at the IPCPR Convention and Tradeshow, held July 10 – 14, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The ACID Kuba Candela and ACID Blondie Candela feature a smooth candela wrapper, with Drew Estate’s signature ACID infusions, allowing for the natural sweetness of…

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Cigar Review 

Cigar Review: Eastern Standard – Euro Express – Corona Extra

Behind The Stick: For those of you who know the history of Robert Caldwell this may be a refresher, but those who don’t may find it interesting that he was actually a custom cigar developer for a number of luxury hotels. After his success at this position he was pulled in to work with Wynwood Cigar Venture that was part of Christian Eiora’s return to the cigar industry – CLE. As so happens with personal or business endeavors, Robert and Christian had a falling out and Robert decided to create…

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Cigar Press Release: Viva Republica to release the “Art of War” at the 2016 IPCPR

MIAMI – On July 21, 2016 attendees of the International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailer trade show will be introduced to Viva Republica’s Art of War, a larger sized parent brand to the company’s popular Warfare Series. The Art of War, handmade at La Aurora, along with all of the company’s releases, will be featured in four sizes: Robusto (5” x 50) $8.50, Corona Gorda (6” x 47) $9.50, Toro (5.5” x 54) $10.50 and Gran Toro (6” x 58) $11.50. Enveloped with Stalk-Cut Connecticut Broadleaf over a binder of…

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Cigar Press Release: Recluse Cigar Company Announces OTG Habano

Recluse Cigar Company announces the release of Recluse OTG Habano. The Recluse OTG Habano is the fourth expansion of Recluse Cigar Companies original OTG Maduro blend which was the companies very first blend that was offered to the U.S. market. J.R. Dominguez, who is one of the companies founders said, ” The OTG Maduro has always been my personal favorite. Now I have a problem; I cannot make up my mind which one I like the best!” The Recluse OTG Habano features a Grade A Habano wrapper and the cigar…

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