Cigar Review 

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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Cigar Review: Arturo Fuente Añejo Reserva No.48 (15th Anniversary)

This fall marks the fifteenth anniversary of Arturo Fuente’s newest ultra-premium cigar: the Arturo Fuente Añejo Reserva. The Añejo is a cigar born out of sheer ingenuity and tenacity. From Arturo Fuente’s website: “In September 1998, Hurricane Georges tore through the Caribbean Sea, causing widespread destruction throughout the region, including the Chateau de la Fuente farm in the Dominican Republic, where the wrapper leaf for the acclaimed Fuente Fuente OpusX cigar is grown and harvested. Two years later, the storms destruction resulted in a shortage of Fuente Fuente OpusX wrapper…

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Cigar Review: Prendelo Sublime

  Prendelo is the latest edition of small batch private label cigars to come to market.  Predelo, which loosely translates to “light it up,” is a collaboration between Fire Chief Reggie Freeman of Fort Worth, TX and Eddie “Smokey Bear” Martell of Quantico, VA.  The Prendelo is a “lost and found” blend that just happened to fall into the hands of Freeman and Martell.  The blend utilizes blend that has been aging for 5 years just waiting for the right people to grab it up and put it on the…

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Cigar Review: Undercrown Manifesto

Undercrown Manifesto (AKA “Liga Krump”) The Undercrown Manifesto is a very unique cigar with an equally unique origin. In January of 2013, John Krump, a fellow Brother of the Leaf, just like you and I, purchased an antique German cigar mold off of Craigslist. Upon acquiring the mold, he posted a photo of it on a cigar oriented Facebook group to share his excitement about his new find. Among dozens of comments on the photo, Jonathan Drew, of Drew Estate mentioned that he was very interested in the mold and…

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Cigar News: CAO Announces SolFyre

CAO is set to light up its Flavours portfolio with a new, spicy-sweet line called Solfyre. As the taste of cinnamon is a heavy hitter in the booze business these days, Solfyre is bringing the fiery flavor to the world of premium cigars. To achieve the red hot zest of Solfyre, CAO built a blend of mild Dominican tobacco, wrapped it in a grade-one Cameroon wrapper and infused spicy notes of cinnamon, with the smoky essence of whisky. Solfyre will ship this month, and will be available in three sizes:…

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Cigar News: Moyaruiz Announces The Chinese Finger Trap

Moyaruiz Announces The Chinese Finger Trap June 5, 2015 (Miami, FL) – MoyaRuiz Cigars is proud to announce their 2015 limited edition release, The Chinese Finger Trap. Production on this project will be limited to only 1,000 boxes. Each box will feature 10 cigars in a 6×50 Toro size. Danny Moya, co-founder of MoyaRuiz Cigars explained the concept behind the Chinese Finger Trap: “We had such a blast making last year’s limited edition release, the Nunchuck, so we knew that this year we had to once again think outside the…

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