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CAO America Landmark
January 1, 2009 – 9:08 pm | Comments Off
CAO America Landmark

Wrapper: Connecticut Broadleaf Maduro & Connecticut Shade Wrappers
Filler: Nicaragua, Italy, Dominican Republic, USA
Size: Landmark (6×60)
The CAO America Landmark box of cigars was brought into and everyone was excited. A bright …

Partagas Black Clasico
December 30, 2008 – 8:59 pm | Comments Off
Partagas Black Clasico

Wrapper: Medio Tiempo Sun Grown
Filler: Nicaragua & Dominican Republic
Size: Clasico (5.2 x 54)
Strength: Medium-Full
Partagas Black Clasico is a cigar that is produced by General Cigar Company. Daniel Nunez is the mastermind behind …

J. Fuego Gran Reserva Corojo No. 1
December 24, 2008 – 11:20 am | 4 Comments
J. Fuego Gran Reserva Corojo No. 1

Wrapper: Nicaraguan Sungrown Corojo
Filler: Nicaragua
Size: Robusto (5×52)
Strength: Medium-Full
Gran Reserva Corojo No.1 is a wonderful cigar by J. Fuego.
The Gran Reserva Corojo No.1 has a filler that is actually composed of ligero from …

Cuban Cigar Conviction
December 22, 2008 – 7:58 am | Comments Off
Cuban Cigar Conviction

A quick news story from the Associated Press.
A federal appeals court has upheld the conviction of a Florida man for selling counterfeit Cuban cigars under trademarks registered in the United States after Fidel Castro took …

Cigar Shapes and Sizes
December 17, 2008 – 9:51 am | Comments Off
Cigar Shapes and Sizes

Cigar shapes and sizes are both known as the “vitola“.
The shape and size of a cigar is given by two measurements the consist of the ring gauge and its length.
The ring gauge is defined by …

Culebra Cigar Story
December 14, 2008 – 12:41 pm | 2 Comments
Culebra Cigar Story

Culebra cigars are a unique cigar that has been around since the 1800′s. “Culebra” means “snake” in spanish – and as you can tell the shape was given this name because it resembles 3 snakes …