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Cigar Review: All Saints Saint Francis Colorado Robusto

How do you follow up being named cigar of the year for 2021? You change up the wrapper on the All Saints Saint Francis. This new release from All Saints takes the binder and filler from the award winning release and adds a Habano Colorado wrapper. Made at TAVICUSA in Nicaragua, a cigar factory owned by Rocky Patel the Saint Francis Colorado comes in 4 sizes and today we take a look at the Robusto. […]

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Cigar Review: La Galera 85th Anniversary Broadleaf

Turning 85 is a big deal, and Tabacalera Palma wanted to do something just as exciting to commemorate this incredible feat. When they sat down to think of ways to accurately convey what this occasion meant to them, they decided to consult their fathers. Jochy Blanco revisited dozens of scribbles and stand-alone paragraphs in his father’s notebooks and reexamined the tobacco growing and processing wisdom of two generations, along with the cigar manufacturing wisdom of one generation. […]

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Cigar Review: Davidoff Winston Churchill Limited Edition 2022

Over the last couple of years it feels like the Winston Churchill Limited Edition from Davidoff has become one of those cigars you seek out. From it’s luxurious packaging to its refined blend I’ve come across more people anxiously awaiting the release. Like many Limited Edition cigars they size changes up from year to year and the 2022 release is no different. This year the cigar measures 5 7/8 x 61 and I can’t help […]

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Cigar Review: Abuelo Padre Cigar Review

In January of 2020, The Cigar Authority podcast send out a sample of a cigar to their care package members that was in consideration to become the new Abuelo cigar in the United Cigar Group portfolio. That cigar was met with overwhelming positive comments and the cigar went into production. Now shortly after our own David Garofalo became a grandfather, the cigar has reached the market. Abuelo means grandfather in Spanish and the Abuelo cigar […]

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Cigar Review: Garofalo La Famiglia Maduro Robusto

United Cigars has begun shipping Garofalo La Famiglia following the press release of the new Garofalo La Famiglia in December of 2020.  The new Garofalo La Famiglia is a special collaboration between New England retailer David Garofalo and Nick Perdomo, Jr., president, and CEO of Perdomo Cigars. “Making a special line of cigars for my close friend, David Garofalo, is an honor for the Perdomo family,” states Nick Perdomo, Jr. “The original Garofalo Legacy Series has been a […]

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Cigar Review: Garofalo La Famiglia Sun Grown Robusto

United Cigars has begun shipping Garofalo La Famiglia following the press release of the new Garofalo La Famiglia in December of 2020.  The new Garofalo La Famiglia is a special collaboration between New England retailer David Garofalo and Nick Perdomo, Jr., president, and CEO of Perdomo Cigars. “Making a special line of cigars for my close friend, David Garofalo, is an honor for the Perdomo family,” states Nick Perdomo, Jr. “The original Garofalo Legacy Series has been a […]

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Cigar Review: Garofalo La Famiglia Connecticut Robusto

In December 2020, United Cigars announced the release of the new Garofalo La Famiglia cigar line which has begun shipping to retailers. The new Garofalo La Famiglia is a special collaboration between New England retailer David Garofalo and Nick Perdomo, Jr., president, and CEO of Perdomo Cigars. “Making a special line of cigars for my close friend, David Garofalo, is an honor for the Perdomo family,” states Nick Perdomo, Jr. “The original Garofalo Legacy Series has been a […]

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Cigar Review: All Saints – Saint Francis Toro – COTY 2021

In terms of the cigar industry an overnight success story is unheard of, at least until now, as one can argue All Saints Cigars can be considered just that. Founded in 2019, All Saints was started by three friends; Micky Pegg, Frank Layo and Martin Corboy. For Micky Pegg, individually, his journey has been a long one. He started in the cigar industry working in retail in 1989 before making the transition to cigar representative in […]

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HVC Black Friday 2021 Cigar Review

On Facebook Meta HVC brand owner Reinier Lorenzo wrote, “Let’s get straight to the point. Since 2015 we have been releasing HVC Black Friday. Every year it is completely sold out and this year was not the exception, it sold out faster than ever. The concept behind Black Friday is that every year we come up with a new blend/new liga and a different size as well. It always comes in limited quantities to bring […]

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Regius Reserva Robusto Gordo Cigar Review

The Regius Reserva is a small batch production of cigars with the 2021 version now released to consumers and is sold out on the manufacturer level. The cigar is made at the Plasencia factory in Nicaragua, and consists of all Nicaraguan tobaccos. According to brand owner, Akhill Kapacee who hails from across the pond, “These medium to medium plus bodied cigars were blended to be reminscent of Cuban Bolivar cigars from a time when they […]

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