Michter's Rye
Rye Review

Press Release: Michter’s Releasing Limited Edition Barrel Proof Rye

A few months after becoming the first American whiskey to be named The World’s Most Admired Whiskey by a 2023 vote of an international academy of voters announced by UK based Drinks International, Michter’s is releasing its limited edition US*1 Barrel Strength Kentucky Straight Rye. The last bottling of this whiskey took place in 2022. “I am excited that our Master Distiller Dan McKee and our Master of Maturation Andrea Wilson felt that this whiskey […]

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OpusX Oro BelicosoXXX
Dominican Republic Cigar Review

Cigar Review: Fuente Fuente OpusX Oro Oscuro Belicoso XXX

OpusX changed the cigar industry in the Dominican Republic, if not the United States. It’s a pretty bold statement, but I stand by it.  This new brand helped spark limited releases and it helped the cigar industry transition from tired old brands that a dying generation were smoking. This new brand along with Diamond Crown lit the fuse to what would become the cigar boom of the mid 90’s. In the early 1990s the Fuente […]

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Powstanie Justice
Press Release

Press Release: Powstanie Cigars Launches New Corona Gorda Size for Connecticut Blend at PCA 2024

Powstanie Cigars, a premium cigar brand created by the Szczepankiewicz brothers, has announced the release of a new size for its Connecticut blend: the Corona Gorda. The new vitola, named “Justice“, is a tribute to the middle child of Mike Szczepankiewicz, the co-owner and master blender of Powstanie Cigars. The cigar was originally blended over 9 years ago for the birth of his son. At that time, there were only 100 cigars made. The original […]

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HVC Connecticut
Press Release

Press Release: HVC Announces HVC Seleccion No.1 Connecticut

With the PCA 2024 around the corner, HVC has announced the launch of their latest creation HVC Seleccion No.1 Connecticut, a testament to our unwavering dedication to craftmanship and quality in the world of premium cigars. HVC Seleccion No.1 Connecticut represents a harmonious blend of tradition and innovation, meticulously crafted to deliver an unparalleled smoking experience for aficionados worldwide. Whit an exquisite blend using the finest tobacco from Jalapa and Esteli region in Nicaragua. HVC […]

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HVC Seleccion No. 1 Connecticut
Honduras Cigar Review

Cigar Review: Aladino Candela Toro

In 2023 the Aladino Candela Robusto was launched by JRE Tobacco Co. It was released to 32 stores in a soft launch of 400 boxes total. Fast forward to 2024, JRE  Tobacco has released the Aladino Toro version at TPE ’24 in Las Vegas. The cigar industry has embraced candela cigar for a St. Patricks days release over the past 12-15 years. The wrapper once dominated the cigar industry but it has become a novelty […]

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New England Cigar Expo
Press Release

Press Release: Two Guys Announces Return of Cigar Expo

New England Cigar Expo is set to return for its second annual edition, on September 27th & 28th, 2024, at Dreamer’s Ranch 122 N Lowell Rd, Windham, NH. Building upon the success of the inaugural event, the New England Cigar Expo promises to be the largest cigar gathering in New England. Attendees of the New England Cigar Expo 2024 can look forward to an unparalleled experience, featuring the biggest 39 cigar brands in the world. With an array of […]

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Press Release

Press Release: Katie 1901 Cigars Announces Fresh Packs for PCA 2024 Release

Kafie 1901 Cigars has announced they will unveil new Fresh Packs designed to elevate both the retail and consumer experience with our premium cigar brand. At the upcoming 2024 PCA Trade Show, they will debut Fresh Packs, a new offering that combines convenience and quality. These custom-branded humidity-controlled zip-lock bags feature artwork depicting Dr. Kafie’s grandfather’s voyage from England to New York in 1901 and will each include a Boveda pack to ensure optimal humidity […]

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601 La Bomba
Nicaragua Cigar Review

Cigar Review: 601 La Bomba Napalm

The 601 La Bomba line was launched in 2011. At the time the majority of cigar smokers never saw a cigar with a fuse. Sure, there was the Don Pepin Firecracker that was made for exclusively for a  retailer 2 years prior but it was a limited edition that had yet to reach the popularity it enjoys today. It was a topic on many of the podcast episodes I was part of whenever a new […]

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La Aurora Puro Vintage 2014
Press Release

Press Release: La Aurora Announces Attendance at PCA 2024 with Annual Release of Puro Vintage 2014

La Aurora is excited announce their return to the Premium Cigar Association (PCA) International Convention and Trade Show for 2024 with the same booth that won “Attendee Choice Best in Show Large Booth” last year. La Aurora invites attendees to experience the definition of a handcrafted Dominican cigar with President of La Aurora, Guillermo León and Master Blender, Manuel Inoa at PCA 2024 at the Las Vegas ConventionCenter from March 22-25, 2024. Find La Aurora at Booth 17048 to explore and savor […]

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Mil Dias Maduro
Nicaragua Cigar Review

Cigar Review: Crowned Heads Mil Dias Maduro Edmundo

According to Jon Huber, co-founder of Crowned Heads, “Mil Dias Maduro is an extension of the original Mil Dias that we announced back in July of 2020. What’s important to note, however, is the Maduro blend is not simple a re-tread of the original blend where we just swapper the wrapper leaf out. Mil Dias Maude is an all-new blend from the outside to the inside we self was worth of bearing the Mil Dias […]

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