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Hoyo d eMonterrey Rojo
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Cigar Review: Hoyo de Monterrey Rojo Toro

Hoyo de Monterrey Rojo is a new line in the Hoyo de Monterrey portfolio. Having been around for 100 years this brand isn’t your Grandfather’s cigar, it is your Great-Grandfather’s cigar. Back when I got into the cigar industry in 1998, older cigar smokers would buy the Hoyo de Monterrey Excalibur by the handful. As that demographic begins to die off, General Cigar looks to create a new cache of Hoyo smokers with the release […]

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Press Release: Altadis U.S.A. Launches The Extra Aged Saint Luis Rey Carenas Ultramar

The Saint Luis Rey Carenas line, first launched in 2021 and recipient of a spot on the coveted Cigar Aficionado Top 25 Cigars of the Year, is expanding with a new extra-aged blend – Saint Luis Rey Carenas Ultramar. This latest offering from Altadis U.S.A. is a tribute to the early days of the cigar trade when sixteenth-century Spanish vessels traveled ‘ultramar,’ or overseas, from Puerto Carenas in the New World to Spain carrying tobacco […]

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Aladino Fuma Noche
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Cigar Review: Aladino Fuma Noche Super Toro

Aladino Fuma Noche was launched at the 2024 PCA Trade Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Available in one size; a 6.25 x 54 called Super Toro the name translates to Night Smoke. The company has been secretive on the blend which saw the original press release to mention corojo tobacco only to have the company walk back the use of the tobacco type. Cigar Review: Aladino Fuma Noche Size: 6.25 x 54 (Toro) Wrapper: Honduras “Maduro” Binder: Honduras […]

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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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Cigar Review: Aladino Sumatra Toro

At the 2023 PCA trade show in Las Vegas, JRE Tobacco the parent company of Aladino showcased two limited edition cigars. The first which was simply known as Aladino Limited Edition featured Cameroon tobacco grown in Honduras and it would hands down be my cigar of the year for 2023. However, by the time I transitioned this website to offer cigar reviews as well as liquor reviews I could not find the cigar for purchase. […]

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