Cigar Review 

Tabernacle Lancero by Foundation Cigar Co.

Last summer, I reviewed the Tabernacle Toro by Foundation Cigar Co. and at the end I mentioned that I would be interested in how they might age. Well, it’s been nearly a year now and I decided to do another review of the Tabernacle, but this time I’m reviewing the Lancero! Blend: Wrapper: Connecticut Broadleaf Binder: San Andreas Mexico Filler: Jamastran Valley – Honduras, Esteli & Jalapa Valley – Nicaragua Vitola: Lancero (7” x40) Appearance: The Tabernacle is an absolutely gorgeous, regal cigar in appearance. The rich Broadleaf wrapper is…

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Mi Querida by Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust

| STRENGTH: FULL | BODY: FULL | FLAVOR PROFILE: SPICY, WOODY, EARTHY, HINTS OF COCOA | Although his company is very young, Steve Saka is no stranger to the cigar industry. His return to the industry in 2015 with Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust was one of the most covered stories in the industry at the time and he continues to dominate social media and cigar media with his company and its cigars. Many of you already know Steve Saka’s story by now, so let’s focus a bit on the Mi…

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Cigar Review: Hiram and Soloman Entered Apprentice

Cigars and brotherhood have gone together for centuries, probably since the first cigar was ever rolled, it only makes sense for cigars and Masons to go together. The Hiram and Soloman line was born from this brotherhood and a love for sharing cigars. WB Ed Kashouty had a long time dream of creating a cigar for the enjoyment of his brother Masons. He teamed with George Dakrat and Harry Rockafella to create a cigar made in the Dominican Republic that was just that. The principals behind the cigar was one…

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SBC 16 by Powstanie Cigars

In 2015, Mike and Greg Szczepankewicz of Cigar Hustler teamed up with Skip Martin and the team at RomaCraft to create their own brand of cigars to be sold at retailers nationwide: Powstanie Cigars. The word Powstanie means “uprising” in Polish and the logo pays homage to the symbols used in the Polish Uprising during World War II. Each Szczepankewicz brother developed their own blend: Mike with a blend utilizing a Habano wrapper and Greg’s blend utilizing a Broadleaf Maduro. Fast forward a bit to 2016 and the Szczepankewicz brothers…

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Cigar Review: Ohana M13 Lancero

  In 2015 Ohana cigars was launched by RyanRodriguez, the first installments were the Friends and Family and the First Generation.  Both cigars were very popular in the boutique cigar world, which drove Rodriquez to realize that he would need more hits to follow up.  This year Ohana has released a few different cigars, today we will be looking at the M13 Lancero.  The M13 is project from Rodriguez that is in honor of his mother, with M being the 13th letter of the alphabet, M13 represents the word “MoM.”  The M13…

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Cigar Review: Espinosa Laranja Reserva Caixa

  This year at IPCPR Espinosa Cigars  launched a line extension to the very popular Laranja Reserva line that was released last year. The Caixa, Portuguese for box, is a box pressed corona gorda that hit shelves in the middle of the year. The Laranja, Portuguese for orange, was named after the Brazilian wrapper which is featured on this cigar line. Portuguese is still spoken widely in Brazil so Espinosa ran with it. The Wrapper coloring is slightly orange hued giving the basis for the name. The Caixa is produced…

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