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Asylum Eight 2020 11/18 Cigar Review

In 2020 Asylum celebrates its 8th Anniversary with the limited edition Asylum Eight. The cigar was originally scheduled to be released earlier this year, but as with many things, the cigar was delayed due to COVID-19. It marks the second anniversary release for the company in as many years, following up on the Asylum Seven from 2019. Cigar Review: Asylum Eight Wrapper: Honduras Binder: Honduras Filler: Honduras Length: 6″ Ring Gauge: 48/54/48 Size: 11/18 The Look: The Asylum Eight packaging is beautiful with […]

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Muestra de Saka Unstolen Valor Cigar Review

The Unstolen Valor is the fifth installment of the Muestra de Saka series following in order, Exclusivo (6 x 52), Nacatamale (6 x 48), Unicorn (6.25 x 60 Perfecto), #NLMTHA (7 x 38). It is also the first time the cigar has not been blended by Steve Saka, although he had the final say on the release cigar. The story goes that Saka asked Raul Disla of Nicaragua American Cigars S.A. to make four blends […]

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Asylum Seven 11/18 Cigar Review

Cigar companies usually wait until their 10th Anniversary to celebrate with an anniversary release. But that wasn’t insane enough for Asylum, so they opted to celebrate their 7th anniversary with the release of Asylum Seven. A limited edition cigar that was limited to just 1,000 boxes of 20 in two sizes. 7 x 70 an infamous size that was taken to the mainstream by Tom Lazuka and 11/18 an iconic size made by Christina Eiroa […]

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Muestra De Saka Cigar Review

In the words of Steve Saka, “Muestra is the humble, common word for “sample” in Spanish, however it takes on much more important, sometimes reverential, meaning when used in a handmade cigar factory. A muestra is the vision of the ligador and torcedor realized, it is the promise of a new experience and possibly the key to financial success for the fabrica. Muestras are hoarded and coveted by not only their makers, but by the […]

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My Father Le Bijou Limited Edition 2016

For six of the past seven years, My Father Cigars has released one of the most anticipated and sought after limited editions. While the company didn’t release a limited edition in 2014, it is only the second time the LE wasn’t the original My Father. In 2013, for the 10th Anniversary a Don Pepin Garcia was released as a limited edition to celebrate the milestone. This year the My Father Le Bijou Limited Edition 2016 is limited to […]

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Duran Releasing Crisanto “Santo” Cárdenas Signature *UPDATE*

The past couple of years has seen cigar manufacturers embrace budget priced cigars and now the industry seems to be gearing for a year of more luxury priced releases. DURAN CIGARS TO RELEASE THE “SANTO” CARDENAS EDITION OF THE ROBERTO P. DURAN SIGNATURE SERIES (Miami, Florida) July 8, 2015— Duran Cigars will be unveiling the Limited Edition Roberto P Duran Salomon rolled by Master Roller Crisanto “Santo” Cardenas at the 2015 IPCPR in New Orleans. […]

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Camacho Liberty 2015

As much as Camacho has undergone a serious rebranding, the Camacho Liberty has remained on point with the original. With each cigar packed in an individually numbered coffin, and 20 count humidor style boxes the Liberty is for me the crown jewel of limited edition cigars right up there with another cigar that is due to arrive next week in terms of packaging. This year the Camacho Liberty 2015 is a Nicaraguan puro with a Corojo […]

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