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Metapa Maduro
Nicaragua Cigar Review

Cigar Review: Metapa Maduro Robusto

According the Metapa portion of the Foundation Cigar Company website, Rubén Darío is considered one of the greatest poets in the Spanish language, & was born in the city of Metapa, Nicaragua, on January 18, 1867. Darío is known for his modernist poetry, which revolutionized the Spanish language and influenced generations of poets to come. Rubén Darío died in 1916 and is known as one of Nicaragua’s most significant national heroes. “Metapa” is derived from […]

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Johnny Tobacconaut Toro
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Cigar Review: Room 101 Johnny Tobacconaut Toro

The story of Johnny Tobacconaut and Room 101 is full of false starts and premature finishes. Room 101 was born in 2003 by Matt Booth as a jewelry company. In 2009 Matt Booth would hook up with Davidoff in their attempt to get younger and cater to the growing boutique cigar market. In 2017, he would not renew his contract with Davidoff and announced he was leaving the cigar industry. That decision was short lived […]

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Cigar Review: Don Lino Africa Punda Milia

If you had to name a few things that Nestor Miranda loves outside of family they would be cars, specifically the Shelby AC Cobra which was what his 70thy Anniversary Limited Edition was released in. Chivas Regal, his favorite adult beverage and Big Game hunting for which the Don Lino Africa represents. Each size of the Don Lino Line is Swahili and represent a specific animal. Today’s review is the Punda Milia which means Zebra. […]

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Cigar Review: Knuckle Sandwich Habano Toro H

Looking back throughout the history of cigars the industry hasn’t seen many successful celebrity collaborations. One can make the argument that the Erik Espinosa collaboration with Guy Fieri might be the most successful to date. Originally announced in January of 2022 the cigar would make it’s debut at TPE in Las Vegas the following month. Surprisingly the cigar isn’t made at La Zona, the Erik Espinosa owned factory in Esteli, Nicaragua. Instead the cigar is […]

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