Cigar Review 

The Tabernacle by Foundation Cigar Co.

Coming to us from Nicholas Melillo, “The Chief of Broadleafs’,” former VP of International Sales for Drew Estate and current Founder and Master Blender for Foundation Cigar Company, is The Tabernacle. The Tabernacle is the newest Ultra Premium Cigar from Foundation Cigar Co. who, last year, brought us El Güegüense. In order to “showcase the flavors of northern Nicaragua,” The Tabernacle is blended at AJ Fernandez’s factory in Esteli. Since 2015 when Melillo announced his own cigar company, we all expected him to release a Connecticut Broadleaf, but were pleasantly…

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Cigar Review 

Cigar Review: Hassan Chohan Private Blend (Test Blend)

As the boutique cigar market continues to grow, we have been seeing a rise in private blends. Private blend cigars are nothing new to the industry, but it has become something that is much more easily attainable over the past few years. Today we will be checking out a private blend by Hassan Chohan. Vitola: Robusto Blend: Wrapper: Criollo Binder: Nicaraguan Filler: Nicaraguan Factory: Segovia (Plasencia Cigars S.A.) Appearance: The Hassan Chohan Robusto has a great feel in your hand. The oily brown-leather colored wrapper has only minor veins present…

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