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Foundation Cigar Company To Release Charter Oak

Foundation Cigar President Nick Melillo announces the completion of his newest brand, Charter Oak, set for release at the 2016 IPCPR Show in Las Vegas. “I wanted to choose a name that represents the greatest symbol of my home state of Connecticut, the Charter Oak. Historians estimate that this unusually large Oak tree began growing sometime during the 12th century on a plot located on what is now downtown Hartford. Native Americans, who by the […]

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Tatuaje TAA 2015 Cigar Review

ROTT. Letters that make cigar collectors cringe, but this time of year, I believe those four letters aren’t a dirty word. (R)ight (O)ff (T)he (T)ruck. With humidity at levels at are similar to that of humidors cigars shipped this time of year don’t suffer from time on the truck. I am sure that many will argue against me and some will argue with me. But that is the nature of our hobby. The Tatuaje TAA 2015 […]

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Cigar Review: Tatuaje La Riqueza Lancero

On Facebook, I saw Dan Reeves of Cigar Press Magazine on Facebook call the La Riqueza Lancero one of the best cigars he smoked at the show, so naturally I had to get my hands on one. Being a cigar geek, I like the small ring gauge cigars, however the marketplace doesn’t agree with me and sales back that up. Over the years, the size has steadily declined with only the hardcore fans remaining. This […]

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