West Tampa Circle Of Life
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Press Release: West Tampa Announces Circle of Life

Circle of Life brings together two of the industry’s most well-known master blenders, Ernesto Perez-Carrillo and Rick Rodriguez.  “Ernesto has had such an incredible impact on my career.  As the first of four Hall of Famers to train under, reuniting with Ernesto on Circle of Life was an opportunity to connect with my past and lay another brick in my future,” said Rick Rodriguez. While Circle of Life represents a project special to Rodriguez, it […]

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Press Release: Miami Cigar & Co. Announces Return of Nestor Miranda Grand Reserve

Miami Cigar & Co. announces the unveiling of the limited-edition Nestor Miranda Grand Reserve 2024 at the 2024 PCA in Las Vegas. Miami Cigar & Co. previously released prior editions of the brand in 2011 and 2012. It was felt that it was the right moment to revive the NM Grand Reserve, in time for the company’s 35-year anniversary. Miami Cigar & Co. kicks off their 35-year anniversary by bringing back Nestor Mirand Grand Reserve. […]

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Tampa Smokers
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Press Release: J.C. Newman Introduces Tampa Smokers

Last night, J.C. Newman Cigar Co. introduced Tampa Smokers cigars at an event hosted by the Florida Sports Hall of Fame at J.C. Newman’s historic El Reloj cigar factory in Tampa, Florida. This new cigar celebrates the Tampa Smokers, a minor-league baseball team that played in the Cigar City from 1919 to 1954. Numerous Major League Baseball alumni attended last night’s event, including Wade Boggs, Clint Hurdle, and Dave Magadan. “Baseball and cigars are two […]

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Tatuaje PCA 2023
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Cigar Review: Tatuaje PCA 2023 Exclusive

The Tatuaje PCA 2023 was a cigar made just for retailers who attended the PCA Trade Show in Las Vegas last year. In true industry fashion the cigar didn’t hit retailers until February of 2024. Tatuaje isn’t the only company to release their PCA exclusive just prior to the 2024 trade show as Padron did the same thing with the Padron Black. The PCA 2023 is limited to 2,500 boxes of 20 cigars (50,000 cigars) and […]

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H Upmann 180th Anniversary
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Press Release: H. Unman Releasing 180th Anniversary at PCA 2024

Altadis U.S.A. celebrates a big milestone in 2024, as the H. Upmann cigar brand turns 180 years old. The limited-edition H. Upmann 180th Anniversary cigar commemorates one of the oldest and most renowned cigar brands in the world since 1844. The cigar, an iconic 50 X 7 Churchill size, will be presented in a beautifully detailed 10-count box. Only 5,000 boxes have been produced. In addition to these boxes, Altadis U.S.A. will also release 180 […]

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Traveller Whiskey Review
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Whiskey Review: Traveller Whiskey Blend No. 40

Traveller Whiskey is a collaboration between Chris Stapleton & Master Distiller Harlan Wheatley. I’ll gladly give you that Chris Stapleton is a phenomenal musician and this comes from someone who didn’t like anything about country until I heard the song Tennessee Whiskey. Let’s start with the man, it is said he has more then 200 bottles of bourbon in his house and at his concerts he offers “The Single Barrel Experience” which provides the best […]

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Asylum April Fools Year of the Dragon
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Press Release: Asylum April Fools’ 2024 “Year of the Dragon” Being Released at PCA 2024

C.L.E. Cigar Company announces the unveiling of the Asylum April Fools’ 2024 “Year of the Dragon” at the PCA in Las Vegas. The Asylum April Fools’ 2024 Year of the Dragon is the fourth in a series of cigars that are released yearly on April Fools’ Day (April 1st). Last year’s version celebrated the Chinese Zodiac.” Asylum cigars will continue this trend showcasing this year’s version. In true Asylum style, the blend will come in […]

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La Aurora Cazadores
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Press Release: La Aurora Announces Two New Additions to the Cazadores Line

La Aurora USA announces the expansion of the Cazadores line. Cazadores was first introduced in 2018 with Cazadores Claro featuring a Connecticut wrapper. La Aurora is now growing their value-priced cigar line with two new additions for 2024: Cazadores Maduro and Cazadores Nicaragua.  Since 1903, La Aurora has been making cigars to fit any palate; however, with the Cazadores line they are ensuring that the same excellence synonymous with the La Aurora name can be found to fit any budget. Spanish […]

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Boliche Blvd
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Cigar Review: West Tampa Boliche Blvd 6 x 60

Boliche Blvd is 5th release from West Tamp Tobacco Company joining the ranks of West Tampa White, Black, Red and Attic Series. Like the Attic Series it’s a limited edition and available in only one size a 6 x 60. Named after Columbus Drive in Tampa which is home to Cuban and Latin Restaurants where Boliche is a common dish of beef stuffed with ham with a side of rice. Only 500 boxes of 50 were […]

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Hot Cake Connecticut Half Corona
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Press Release: HVC Releasing Hot Cake Connecticut Half Corona at PCA 2024

In late 2023 HVC released a half corona size of their popular Hot Cake line of cigars and with PCA 2024 around the corner the company has announce the release of 3.5 x 44 half corona for the HVC Hot Cake Golden Line Connecticut. According to Reinier Lorenzo, president and founder of the company the blend has been slightly tweaked which is something the company does whenever they introduce a new size. Made at Fabrica de […]

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