Category: Cigar News

Cellophane & Your Cigars

Why are a majority of the cigars on the market today wrapped in cellophane and what, if anything, does that mean to you? The primary reasons manufacturers go to the expense and trouble to wrap each cigar in it’s own cellophane cocoon is mostly based on protection of the cigar from damage. On the journey that cigar takes from the…

Perdomo Habano Bourbon Barrel Aged

For those that have been fans of Perdomo for a while, the name Perdomo Habano isn’t new. But, the Perdomo Habano Bourbon Barrel Aged is! Perdomo introduced this latest iteration of their Habano line at the IPCPR Tobacco Show in July 2015. They began to ship to a handful of retailers in October of 2015 and have been steadily increasing…

NEW! La Aurora 1961 & 1987

La Aurora, the Dominican Republic’s oldest cigar factory, has just released two new cigars that we’re very excited about — La Aurora 1961 and La Aurora 1987. La Aurora 1961 The 1961 features a Dominican corojo wrapper over an Ecuadorian binder and fillers from the Cibao Valley in the Dominican Republic and Nicaragua. These tobaccos come together to produce a…

Alec Bradley Black Market Filthy Hooligan Barberpole 2016

Just in time for St Patrick’s Day, Chesapeake Cigar brings you the limited edition Alec Bradley Black Market Filthy Hooligan Barberpole 2016! “This year, I wanted to create a totally different version of the Filthy Hooligan,” said Alan Rubin, president of Alec Bradley, “The 2016 blend will have a much wider appeal, and those who loved the two previous versions will…