Cigar Lifestyle News 

IPCPR Day 1 Recap

After months of waiting and a Sunday filled with seminars, (and, admittedly, a few drinks), the show floor finally opened at the Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV for the 84th Annual IPCPR (International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers) Trade Show! The atmosphere is electric as we walk onto the show floor and hear the sound of Kanye West songs playing from the enormous two-story booth that Drew Estate has located front and center on the show floor. As we begin our four day journey through the show, we…

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Cigar Review 

Cigar Review: Sarsaparilla by Espinosa and Cigar Dojo

Behind The Stick: If you are familiar with Erik Espinosa or Eric Guttormson, better known as Master Sensei from the Cigar Dojo App have joined together in what can only be described as a ‘unique’ cigar. Boasting a Mexican San Adres wrapper with all other intricacies being omitted, the Sarsaparilla came into being when Eric contacted Erik to create a cigar that would honor the what they called the warm, full and complex flavor of the old-west Sarsparilla – a popular soft drink that was even considered to be an…

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Cigar Review: Espinosas Double E

Size: 5 x 50 ( Robusto ) Wrapper: Nicaraguan Habano Binder and Filler: Nicaraguan Strength: Full Price: ~ $3.00 USD each – $50 for bundle of 20 Behind The Stick: It has never been said that the Tobacco industry is one that is stagnant or one where vendors and manufacturers operate separately – in reality the exact opposite is true and the Espinosas Double E is a cigar that is breed out of this melting pot we call the Cigar Industry. Like many of the others, Erik Espinosa was born…

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