A few years ago, E. P. Carrillo did a complete restructuring of their cigar line portfolio that included rebranding all the lines and reduction of some of the cigar lines. One of the few new lines that were introduced during that time was the E.P. Carrillo Rebel Rebellious. This new cigar kind of flew under […]
And now, our coverage of IPCPR 2019 is complete. We hope you have enjoyed the videos. As is tradition, here is our complete list of interviews for your convenience. Enjoy! Now it’s time to get back to our regular cigar review programming. Have a fine weekend and a fine cigar!
We stop by the EP Carrillo booth to talk with Ernesto Perez-Carrillo to discuss the new cigars for 2019.
It’s once time again for another issue of Brian’s The Week In Smoke. In case this is your first Week in Smoke, be advised that it covers many (though not necessarily all) of the cigars I’ve smoked in the past week (or the past month, or however long it has been since the last issue), […]
It’s been quite awhile since I did a Week in Smoke; a year actually. It’s about time that I did another one. I’m going to try to do these once a week or at least every other week as I know everyone seems to like these posts from Brian and I. For those that haven’t […]
Crowned Heads cigar introduced the Crowned Heads Court Reserve XVIII at this years IPCPR in Las Vegas. I hadn’t heard much about the cigar before we arrived at the show so I was excited when we met up with Jon Huber of Crowned Heads to get the scoop on this exciting new release, which you […]
What do you get when two manufacturers work together on a cigar? If you said “a collaboration”, you’d be right, but with this joint effort from Agio Cigars and the musically-inclined Ernesto Perez-Carrillo, the term we’re looking for is “Dueto”. As in the Balmoral Serie Signaturas Dueto. As you have probably guessed, Dueto is Spanish […]
A lot has happened since the last time I did The Week In Smoke. There was a tradeshow or two (less than five, certainly), the weather started to cool off again (sorta), people started putting pumpkin spice in inappropriate places (mouths, mostly), and we started doing numerical ratings here on Stogie Review (terrifying, but this […]
If we were to play a little word association game – one where I said What comes to mind when I say “Cigars and Coffee”, I think, for the most part, we would all be on the same page. For me, I think of Connecticut cigars. EP Carrillo New Wave Oliva Connecticut Reserve Black Label […]
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, […]