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Cigar News: Drew Estate Debutes New ACID Cigars

Drew Estate Debuts ACID Green Kuba Candela, ACID Blondie Candela, and Two additional ACID Blondie Expressions Today Drew Estate announces the release of ACID Green Kuba Candela, ACID Blondie Candela, ACID Blondie Red, and ACID Blondie Gold. The ACID Brand will be displayed in Drew Estate’s booth (Booth #2608) at the IPCPR Convention and Tradeshow, held July 10 – 14, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The ACID Kuba Candela and ACID Blondie Candela feature a smooth candela wrapper, with Drew Estate’s signature ACID infusions, allowing for the natural sweetness of…

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Press Release: La Coleccion de Elegancia by Gran Habano

LA COLECCIÓN DE ELEGANCIA By Gran Habano Miami, Florida, April 13, 2016 – Gran Habano announces the pre-release of La Colección de Elegancia, or The Elegance Collection, a collection of Gran Habano’s best-selling Corojo #5 blend in Gran Habano introduces its Colección de Elegancia for the discerning smoker, seeking a unique Corojo #5 experience. The Corojo #5 Elegance sizes have the strongest blend in the Gran Habano profile with rich, full-bodied flavors further enhanced by the smaller ring gauge. Gran Habano is now taking pre-orders from retailers for La Colección…

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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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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: Altadis U.S.A. Announces Montecristo White Vintage Connecticut

With more momentum being built up before the 2015 IPCPR show, companies are starting to release a little more information here and there. Altadis U.S.A. recently announced that their long loved Montecristo White will be taking on a few changes and will be releasing their “Montecristo White Vintage Connecticut”. Altadis has confirmed that the orignal Ecuadorian Connecticut Shade wrapper will be replaced by a 2008 Connecticut River Valley grown wrapper that was actually grown on Altadis’ own farm. The Nicaraguan binder remains while the previous Dominican and Nicaraguan filler mix…

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