After the huge success of the Rose of Sharon, Southern Draw released the Rose of Sharon Desert Rose at the 2019 IPCPR. The cigar is a limited release of 75,000 cigars for 2019 with production increasing to 150,000 for 2020 and 2021. The cigar is being made by AJ Fernandez as their in Esteli, Nicaragua. […]
Southern Draw has been exploding on the cigar scene for a while now and has been releasing from very interesting cigar lines. One of their more popular blends in the Cedrus released initially in 2018 at IPCPR. The Cedrus pay homage to the Lebanese Cedar tree that has been used for a few millennia in […]
Happy Veteran’s Day everyone! For this week’s review, I thought I should review a cigar with a military heritage to it. I found the perfect cigar in my humidor for today in the Southern Draw IGNITE Navy SEALs Foundation Habano No. 3. We were introduced to the IGNITE series for 2019 at this year’s IPCPR. […]
It’s time once 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), […]
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 catch up with Robert Holt of Southern Draw to discuss the many new offerings from Southern Draw, including some line extensions and package rebranding.
It was a challenge carving out a little time to speak to Robert Holt of Southern Draw at IPCPR 2017. His uniquely cozy patio-like booth was always full of people either doing business or relaxing. Probably a little of both. We start our chat with the Jacob’s Ladder, Southern Draw’s new double maduro, double ligero […]
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 […]
Southern Draw released a new line extension with the Firethorn adding a lancero size called the Pome. The Pome is the same blend as the rest of the Firethorn line using an Ecuadorian habano rosado wrapper. Robert Holt, owner of Southern Draw, teamed up AJ Fernandez to make the Firethorn which is rolled in AJ’s […]
Southern Draw Cigars was founded by Robert Holt in 2014 and is based off the traditions of the Southern Gentleman which they define as “a “culture of honor”, that is, a culture where people avoid intentionally offending others and maintain a reputation for not accepting improper conduct by others.” They have 3 lines of cigars […]