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20th Anniversary

Kristoff Viente
Dominican Republic Cigar Review

Cigar Review: Kristoff Viente Perfecto

In April, the Kristoff Viente was announced with very little fanfare. In fact the press release of what would be launched at the 2024 PCA trade show only contained a short paragraph about the cigar. Started in 2004, Glen Case would create his cigar company while he worked as a banker. Since then Kristoff cigar company has seen times of mediocracy though in the past 6-7 years or so the company would see more constancy […]

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Top 5 Cigars of 2023

Top 5 Cigars of 2023: No. 3 Tatuaje 20th Anniversary Grande Merveille

We continue the Top 5 Cigars of 2023 with the brand I cut my teeth on so to speak. Prior to discovering this Pete Johnson brand I was a casual cigar smoker without a brand that I gravitated to more then any other. Until back in the day of the cigar forums when I took part in a cigar pass and someone introduced me to Tatuaje. This brand changed cigars for me and sparked a passion […]

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Nicaragua Cigar Review

Cigar Review: Tatuaje 20th Anniversary Grande Merveille

The Tatuaje 20th Anniversary celebrates an iconic milestone. It’s hard to believe that Tatuaje has been in business since 2003. I remember sitting in a cigar store in New York City  and friends of mine making fun of the name and how in 5 years no one will have ever heard of Tatuaje. The difference was they were old school cigar smokers brought up on legacy brands like Romeo & Juliet, Montecristo, Etc. I was […]

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Honduras Cigar Review

Cigar Review: Rocky Patel The Edge 20th Anniversary Robusto

It’s not often the cigar industry is early to the party. The Rocky Patel Edge 20th Anniversary was released 2 years early in their 18th anniversary. When Rocky Patel first released the Edge is was mind boggling how quick they sold. Available in two wrappers (Corojo & Maduro) the cigars would sit in an unfinished box of 100. There would be no bands, no cello, just cigars. At $5 though everyone was willing to take […]

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