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Red Meat Lovers by Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust

Smoke Inn has introduced their 12th microblend release with the Red Meat Lovers cigar blended by Steve Saka of Dunbarton Tobacco and Trust.  Named after the famed Red Meat Lover’s Club in South Florida, Steve blended the cigar to be a perfect accompaniment to a huge steak dinner.  Steve tried several wrappers and eventually decided […]

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IPCPR 2018: 22 Minutes with Pete Johnson

No trade show coverage is complete without chat with Pete Johnson at his usual place behind the bar in the Tatuaje booth. This year we lucked out and caught Pete on the first day, which was the day following the premier of his passion project, Hand Rolled: A Film About Cigars. So we get started […]

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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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Foundation Cigars Charter Oak Maduro Rothschild

This is the second part of my review of the Foundation Cigars Charter Oak.  This is for the maduro version of the Charter Oak I reviewed earlier with a Connecticut wrapper which you can read about here.  You can read about the cigar in my previous review because this is the same cigar, except in […]

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Foundation Cigars Charter Oak Connecticut Rothchild

Someone I always look forward to seeing every year at IPCPR is Nick Melillo of Foundation Cigars.  As one of the brain children, along with Steven Saka, behind the iconic Liga Privada lines and its off shoots, you can rest assured that his offerings from his new company, Foundation Cigars, should be pretty tasty.  After […]

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Crowned Heads The Angel’s Anvil TAA 2016

Next in our line of TAA exclusives is the Crowned Heads The Angel’s Anvil TAA 2016.  This cigar is another one that is highly anticipated each year as Crowned Heads has been one of the hottest cigar companies in the market since their debut in 2011.  This is the 3rd iteration of The Angel’s Anvil […]

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Camacho American Barrel Aged Toro

This week I decided to check out a cigar I think every bourbon fan will find interesting, the Camacho American Barrel Aged Toro. As the name implies, a portion of the tobacco in the blend (the corojo) spent some time in bourbon barrels- 5 months to be exact. And that’s after it spent 6 previous […]

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IPCPR 2015: Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust

Though samples of his cigars were not ready for IPCPR 2015 and his booth was poorly located, Steve Saka “Catador de Puros” of Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust was busy shaking hands and filling orders. It took a few visits, but Ben and I managed to secure a good chunk of time with him at trade […]

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