The Big Payback

The Big Payback By Room 101

In March of 2012 — nine years ago — Cigar Press magazine featured a small group of what have typically been referred to as boutique cigar makers that had taken the industry by storm. Pete Johnson of Tatuaje, George Rico of Gran Habano, Dion Giolito of Illusione, Jonathan Drew of Drew Estates, John Huber of Crowned Heads all joined cult…

Fuego Verde by La Palina

Fuego Verde By La Palina

Fuego Verde aka Green Fire From the late 1950’s until the early 1970’s, “green” cigars were smoked by the billions in America. These green looking Candela wrapped cigars were so popular in the US that they were known as American Market Selection (English Market Selection cigars, which are shades of cream and brown, are today’s standards.) Today, the “green” cigar…

NEW From G.L. Pease — WINDJAMMER

“A rich and satisfying cut cake comprising sweet, ripe virginias, nutty burleys, unflavored toasted black cavendish, and a generous measure of perique. A splash of dark rum ties it all together, and adds a bit more sweetness. As you enjoy this slow, clean burning flake, you’ll find hints of cocoa, black walnuts, and dried fruits enhancing complex, natural tobacco goodness.…

COVID-19

COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS

August 8, 2021 UPDATED Eighteen months into this global disaster we’ve been through a lot of “stuff”. Stuff like masks, distancing, closures, dry hands (from sanitizer), toilet paper shortages and the great vaccine debate just to scratch the surface. I know that we’re all sick and tired of this mess! As the owner of a business that’s open to the…

Fratello

FRATELLO DMV 2020 LIMITED EDITION

Fratello Cigars has released the third installment of its LIMITED EDITION DMV Series, the 2020 DMV MADURO SELECTION. First introduced in 2018, Fratello’s DMV Series was created by brand owner, and former NASA Analyst, Omar de Frias, to honor the DMV (DC, MD & VA –with DE being added in 2019). This year’s release features a 12-count sampler with three…