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Gran Habano La Conquista Cigar Review

While the La Conquista from Gran Habano would not be eligible to be grandfathered in, the company should be in great shape with many of its core lines coming out before 2007. The La Conquista comes as a sample from Gran Habano and will be available in three sizes at this years IPCPR in Las Vegas with an MSRP of $8 to $9. The cigar name translates to  The Conquest, and while the cigar was […]

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La Flor Dominicana TAA 48th First Impressions & Winner

Last year for the first time La Flor Dominicana offered 3 samples to TAA Retailers and they in turn got to vote which cigar would become the Limited Edition production for the TAA 47th. Retailers said how many they would order on each size and based upon those numbers a cigar was picked. This year La Flor Dominicana followed that same exact model with a new blend to create the La Flor Dominicana 48th. The […]

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Rocky Patel Twentieth Anniversary Cigar Review (Pre Release)

In 1995 Rocky Patel left the entertainment industry where he worked as a lawyer and his public access cooking show in Wisconsin to focus on cigars. Rocky and Phil Zanghi were partners in Indian Tabac a brand that was discontinued earlier this year. Eventually Rocky and Zanghi would split apart and Rocky Patel would become a household name amongst cigar smokers. The 20th Anniversary is available in 5 sizes all of which are box pressed and is […]

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El Centurion H-2K-CT Pre-Release

Yesterday during the taping of The Cigar Authority, Jeremy Soares of My Father Cigars stopped by with a sample of the new El Centurion H-2K-CT. The story of the cigar goes that while in Connecticut Don Pepin Garcia and Jose Garcia paid an unannounced visit to one of their farms that supply the company with Connecticut Broadleaf tobacco. During the trip, a discussion was had to try to grown Habano 2000 in the Connecticut River […]

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