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Reviews

Romeo San Andrés By RyJ Toro

As I smoked through several Romeo San Andrés Toros for this review, I found myself imaging the moment when the idea for the cigar came together. I envision a small group of Altadis blenders and decision-makers walking leisurely along a tobacco field, looking on as a tour group gets the scoop on farming and tobacco […]

Top Cigars of the Year

Top 10 Cigars of 2017

It’s list making season and it’s about time we posted one for Stogie Review. Due to some scheduling difficulties, we’re a little later posting it this year than we planned. But better late than never, right? This year we went with a different approach, abandoning separate lists and opting instead for a single, official Stogie […]

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A.J. Fernandez New World Puro Especial Robusto

AJ Fernandez released the New World Puro Especial at the IPCPR 2017 following the brands very successfully release of the original New World in 2014.  The New World line was released to honor Christopher Columbus discovering the tobacco plant in the new world.  The tobaccos used in this cigar were all grown on farms owned […]

Week in Smoke

Week in Smoke – 10/25/2017

I have a huge backlog of cigars I want to review before the end of the year, but time is running out on me.  Some cigars I want to get to, might not make it, which is why I love when we do these Week in Smoke.  Its a good way to showcase some cigars […]

Events

IPCPR 2017: Complete Digest

At long last, the marathon of IPCPR 2017 coverage is complete. It took a little longer than expected to get them all posted, but then, we filmed a few more interviews than we did last year. About a dozen more, in fact. That included a big expansion of videos covering products (and topics) related to, […]

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IPCPR 2017: AJ Fernandez

In this video Justin Holman steps out from behind the camera to talk to Frankie Santos about what’s new with AJ Fernandez for IPCPR 2017. Frankie gets us started with the New World Puro Especial, which joins the existing Maduro and Connecticut blends of the New World line. All tobacco going into this new blend […]

Events

IPCPR 2017: Hoyo de Monterrey

This year at IPCPR 2017 Ed Lahmann gives us the scoop on the latest Hoyo De Monterrey news. And the latest word is that collaboration Hoyo de Monterrey started last year with A.J. Fernandez continues this year with the new Hoyo La Amistad Silver. This medium-full cigar is made of all Habano-seed tobacco, with a […]

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Southern Draw Quickdraw Pennsylvania Panatela

The first cigar I ever tried from Southern Draw Cigars was the Kudzu Gordo.  As most of you know, I’m not a fan of the big ring gauge cigars, but Robert Holt, owner of Southern Draw Cigars, just asked me to give it a chance.  The blend on that cigar was tweaked just for that […]

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