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SEPTEMBER CIGAR OF THE MONTH

La Aroma de Cuba Belicoso marks the first collaboration between the Levin's of the Ashton Cigar Company and the Garcia's of My Father Cigars, and what a fruitful collaboration it has turned out to be! Once Ashton decided to move this brand under the supervision of the venerable Don "Pepin" Garcia, they began to fly [...]

AUGUST CIGAR OF THE MONTH

The Oliva Serie V has become one of the hottest selling cigars on the market partly due to its consistently high ratings and its friendly price. Leave it to Oliva to produce such a great cigar and retail it at a reasonable price. But what makes the Serie V so popular? It starts with a [...]

JULY CIGAR OF THE MONTH

San Lotano Requiem Habano cigars are hand-rolled in Esteli, Nicaragua, at Tabacalera Fernandez under A.J.'s watchful eye to ensure superior quality. The San Lotano Requiem Habano is specially blended with a Nicaraguan binder and Nicaraguan, Honduran, and Dominican fillers for the full-bodied cigar fan. The strong, perfectly balanced Habano offers a rich, robust flavor and [...]

JUNE CIGAR OF THE MONTH

Perdomo Small Batch Maduro cigars are a Nicaraguan puro, meaning that all the tobaccos within are grown in that country. It's a bold, full bodied, full flavored blend that's been aged for ten long years with the final aging done in bourbon barrels to give it that extra oomph in the flavor department - a [...]

April Cigar of the Month

Rocky Patel Dark Dominican - Hailing from the Dominican Republic, Rocky Patel Dark Dominican is the first all-Dominican puro from the famed brand. A dark, profound, silky smooth wrapper conceals a bevy of long-fillers in this medium-bodied morsel. Expect to be met with notes of cedar, coffee, and a slight sweetness.

March Cigar of the Month

The Corojo Maduro utilizes our proprietary fifth priming authentic Corojo leaf, which receives a minimum 18 months extra sleep. The result is a wrapper rich in color, deep in flavor and with a texture of raw leather. Sweet, dark and packed with unique spice. As with the flagship Authentic Corojo, the Corojo maduro is built [...]

February Cigar of the Month

El Centurion H-2K-CT is an exceptional offering blended by Jose ‘Pepin’ Garcia. What makes this smoke unique is H-2K-CT, which refers to its gorgeous hybrid sun-grown Habano 2000 wrapper grown in the Connecticut River Valley. The unique wrapper covers an elegant pairing of Nicaraguan binder and filler tobaccos grown by the Garcia family.  A medium-bodied [...]

January Cigar of the Month

The release of Master Blends III is the best yet. This time, we see the Oliva's take advantage of an aged, Sun Grown broadleaf wrapper for this box-pressed cigar. However, what completes this blend is the Nicaraguan filler tobacco that has been cultivated from Habano-seed ligero, making this the fullest bodied Master Blends to date. [...]

December Cigar of the Month

Those of you who know Romeo y Julieta are well aware that this is one of the most consistent brands on the market today. Originally a Cuban cigar company, Romeo y Julieta moved their production after the Cuban embargo, and continues to make high-quality cigars to this day. The Vintage series is just another example [...]

November Cigar of the Month

With the great American bourbon craze in full swing, Perdomo has managed to capture the essence and magic that a charred oak bourbon barrel seems to posses. Introducing the Perdomo Habano Bourbon Barrel-Aged series—a collection of cigars that takes the age-old pairing of whiskey and tobacco to the next level! Arriving in three wrapper varieties, [...]

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