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Camacho Ecuador BXP Toro Tubo Cigar Review

As an added twist,  Davidoff/Camacho Master Blenders have amplified the original Camacho Ecuador with the addition of Pennsylvania Broadleaf n in Pennsylvania. According to Davidoff/Camacho, “The introduction of these Broadleaf tobaccos greatly intensifies the aromas and increases overall palette stimulation, while the box-pressing delivers a noticeably longer and cooler smoke with enhanced mouth feel.” Cigar Review: Camacho Ecuador BxP Wrapper: Ecuador Habano Binder: Brazil Mata Fina Filler: Honduras (Corojo, Criollo Ligero) Dominican Republic (Pelo de Oro) and USA (Pennsylvania Broadleaf) […]

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Drew Estate Releases ACID Croqueta Tubo: One for Now, One for Later

Drew Estate announces today the release of ACID Croqueta Tubo to Drew Estate retailers nationwide.  Attendees of the 2019 TAA Trade Show held March 17-21st in Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic will get the first look at this beautiful full ring gauge, short length expression. Celebrating the power of purple times two, with 2 long filler nub smokes (2.5” x 50) within each tube, the ACID Croqueta defines the expression “one for now, one for […]

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Davidoff Nicaragua Robusto Cigar Review

On September 8th, 2018 we welcomed comedian Tony V to the show. During the first hour we smoked a cigar from the care package in the Davidoff Nicaragua Robusto. As has become custom, after the show we offer up a full review of a cigar smoked on the show. Cigar Review: Davidoff Nicaragua Robusto Tubo Wrapper: Nicaragua Rosado Binder: Nicaragua (Jalapa, Nicaragua) Filler: Nicaragua (Esteli, Ometepe, Condega) Length: 5″ Ring Gauge: 50 Size: Robusto The Look: The design of the box is […]

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Avo Syncro Nicaragua Fogata Toro Tubo Cigar Review

Fogata, meaning bonfire or campfire in Spanish, was the inspiration for today’s cigar which has its roots within the original Syncro line. Some changes were made to the blend which created a whole new cigar smoking experience. At it’s time of release the Senior Vice President of Global Marketing and Innovation said, “AVO Syncro Nicaragua Fogata delivers new frontiers in cigar experiences. Pulsing with the rhythm of Nicaragua’s more intense Esteli and Condega tobaccos and […]

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LFD Oro Tubo Natural

La Flor Dominicana Oro Tubo Natural #6 Cigar Review

On this weekend’s show we will welcome back host David Garofalo from the Tobacconist Association of America meetings that just concluded in La Romana, Dominican Republic. One of the items we found out while he was down there was that the La Flor Dominicana TAA 50th Cigar will be based on the Oro blend, however the filler will contained Criollo ’99 under the Nicaraguan Sun Grown Habano wrapper. It’s been a long time since I […]

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ICPRP 2016: Jorge Padron Talks 90th Anniversary Cigar

Last year the Padron Family went way back in to their ancestry to name the first ever Connecticut wrapped cigar from Padron in Damaso. This year at IPCPR the company was showcasing a new tubo that commemorates Jose Padron’s 90th Birthday. The 90th Anniversary Tubo marks the first time an Anniversary blend is released in a round format, but don’t take my word for it. This morning we caught up with Jorge Padron where he […]

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News | Avo Press Release: A New Look

AVO Cigars, the globally renowned cigar brand ventures into a new era. AVO Cigars is being relaunched in early 2015 behind contemporary packaging, new communication and a streamlined range that focuses on core lines. Avo Cigars started when the brand’s founder; Avo Uvezian; a legendary jazz and cigar composer of global fame met the cigar master blender Hendrik Kelner in 1982 in the Dominican Republic. A fruitful cooperation between cigar pianist and cigar composer began to develop which resulted in […]

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