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Events IPCPR 2019

IPCPR 2019: Drew Estate

You know what you can always count on at IPCPR? You can count on Pedro Gomez to bring it with a smile. And bring it he does again in the Drew Estate booth. We talk about the rebirth of the BOTL (Brothers Of The Leaf) cigar as a brick and mortar exclusive and the new […]

Pairings Week in Smoke

Brian’s The Week In Smoke, Issue 111

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), […]

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IPCPR 2016: Drew Estate

Jonathan Drew can be a hard guy to track down at IPCPR, and a tour of the all the new products in the Drew Estate booth would be difficult to accomplish without numerous interruptions from customers and fans. Everyone’s looking for a few minutes of Jonathan’s time. So we took the pragmatic approach this year, […]

Week in Smoke

Brian’s The Week In Smoke, Issue 98

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), […]

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The Box-Worthies: Brian’s Top 10 Cigars of 2015

This is the part where I whine about how hard it is to pick ten cigars I smoked in 2015, rank them and declare them the box-worthiest of all cigars to be box-worthy in that year. The truth is, this year’s list seemed easier to compile. I quickly put together a pool or 25 or […]

Pairings Week in Smoke

Brian’s The Week In Smoke, Issue 91

You’ve probably noticed that Stogie Review has been a little quiet since all the IPCPR 2015 interviews went live. Believe it or not, we’re not taking a break, nor are we throwing in the towel. Shortly after returning from the trade show we learned that our current video host, Blip, will be shutting down on […]

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IPCPR 2015: Drew Estate & Herrera Esteli

We caught up with a “petite” Willy Herrera at the Drew Estate booth this year and discussed the new Undercrown Shade, the first non-Herrera Esteli line he has blended for Drew Estate and the challenges of working with Connecticut Shade tobacco. From there we touched on the new Herrera Esteli Tubo and the new limited […]

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