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Cigar News: Viaje Exclusivo Chiquito Delivered To Atlantic Cigar Co

Attention all Viaje followers – The 2 year wait for the Exclusivo Chiquito is finally over! Atlantic Cigar Co has announced that they have received 100 boxes of this highly anticipated perfecto. Even after the first release back in 2009 ( with subsequent released 2011 and 2013 ) Viaje has reported that ‘very little’ has changed with each iteration of the blend. All 4 of the releases have been packaged in 25 count slide top boxes with 100 boxes released each time ( yes, Atlantic Cigar Co is the exclusive…

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Libation Review 

Libation Review: 4 Hands Bona Fide

Behind The Booze: Another beer to come out of a place very near and dear to my heart – St. Louis, Missouri. The 4 Hands Brewery is located just south of Busch Stadium ( South 8th St ) yet has perfected the ‘hidden in plain sight’ location. For years I have gotten off at the exit that literally is a straight shot from the highway, driven past it to friends houses or ball games and even had done a U-turn in the parking lot, looking for the damn brewery itself!…

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Cigar Review 

Cigar Review: The King is Dead Broken Sword by Caldwell Cigar Company

The King is Dead Broken Sword by Caldwell Cigar Company The King is Dead is a rather interesting cigar in regards to the tobaccos used to blend it. Caldwell is known for using unique and rare tobaccos in their cigars and this cigar is no different. Negrito tobacco is not commonly used in premium handmade cigars due to the difficulty in blending it with other tobaccos, as Negrito tobacco has a very distinctive taste, but when blended well, the results can be surprising. Luckily for us, those at Tabaceleria Ventura…

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Cigar Review 

Undercrown ShadyXV by Drew Estate

In November of 2014, Drew Estate announced a partnership with Shady Records. The first cigar to come from this collaboration is the Undercrown ShadyXV which commemorates Shady Records’ fifteenth year in business. The Undercrown ShadyXV is a 5×50 box pressed belicoso utilizing the same blend as the Undercrown Corona Viva. “Drew Estate has announced the release of the Undercrown ShadyXV, a line extension to their coveted Undercrown Line produced in partnership with Shady Records. The Detroit-based Shady Records will celebrate their fifteenth anniversary in 2014 and will be working with…

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Cigar Review 

Alec Bradley Fine and Rare 2014 Ta-25A

Alec Bradley’s Fine and Rare has returned for its fourth consecutive year with a new 10 tobacco blend. Each blend has been classified by a short letter and number code, as follows: -Alec Bradley Fine and Rare 2011: Hj10-i -Alec Bradley Fine and Rare 2012: BR1213 -Alec Bradley Fine and Rare 2013: Hj10-I (Same blend as 2011) -Alec Bradley Fine and Rare 2014: Ta-25A The Fine and Rare was originally released on November 11, 2011 (11/11/11) with a total released production of 1,111 boxes in three vitolas. In 2012, it…

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Cigar News : Drew Estate Announces Liga Privada Único Serie Ratzilla To Drew Diplomat Retailers

Drew Estate Releases Liga Privada Único Serie Ratzilla To Drew Diplomat Retailers Miami, FL – Drew Estate announced today that the Liga Privada Único Serie Ratzilla would be launched as a limited holiday release to retailers participating in Drew Estate’s Drew Diplomat Retailer Program. Retailers who participate in the Drew Diplomat program are given priority allocations on new cigar releases, limited editions, and commemorative cigars and products. Diplomat retailers are also granted access to Drew Estate’s boutique brands, including Liga Privada and Herrera Estelí. In addition, Drew Diplomat retailers receive…

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