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Connecticut Shade

Day 2 IPCPR 2019: Phil Zanghi of Debonaire Cigars

It originally started as an exclusive for Canada but now Indian Motorcycle Shade Connecticut is headed to the United States. Like the Habano and Maduro the cigar is made in the Dominican Republic. We paid a quick visit to Phil Zanghi who has a long history with Indian Motorcycle as he shared on The Cigar Authority VODCast.

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Highclere Castle Corona Cigar Review

Located in Hampshire, England on 5,000 acres sits Highclere Castle. The castle was made famous in modern culture due to the series Downton Abbey where it served as the principle filming location. The¬†Highclere Castle cigar was crafted by master blender, Nicholas Melillo owner of Foundation Cigar Company. It is inspired by the style and flavor profile of cigars imported by the earlier Earls of Carnarvon to Highclere Castle at the turn of the 19th century. […]

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Perdomo Nick's Sticks Connecticut Burn

Perdomo Nick’s Sticks Robusto Cigar Review

This week the budget is tight so I am going to be reviewing cigars that carry an MSRP under $6.00. There are a lot of cigars out there that deliver at that price and under. Some you might not have heard of while other’s are well known. We start it off with a cigar that originally rolled in Nick Perdomo’s garage before he hit the big time. That cigar is Nick’s Sticks and today we […]

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Diamond Crown Exclusive Special Perfecto – Cigar Review

As you may know, August 8th of 2016 was the day FDA regulation against cigars took effect. So on August 7th, 2016, Eric Newman of J.C. Newman Cigar Company made a stop at Two Guys Smoke Shop for the what was known as “The Last Supper”. During that event, Mr. Newman handed out a cigar that was made just for him. It was a rendition of the original Diamond Crown in a perfecto shape. I […]

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News | Fratello Cigars New Blend

On The Cigar Authority podcast recorded on September 11, 2014 the owner of Fratello Cigars; Omar de Frias informed us that he is currently working on a new blend. He shared with us exclusively that he is heading to Nicaragua to finalize a Connecticut Shade. The blend is expected to be released 4-6 weeks before IPCPR in New Orleans next year. The sizes have yet to be determined and the band is expected to remain […]

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