On February 18th, we first brought you information on US House Bill H.R. 792 (113th Congress) – since then we have continued to provide periodic updates on where things stand with gaining co-sponsors from local state representatives. Today that co-sponsor total stands at 57. (R-45, D-12) Continue reading
Hialeah Gardens, Florida – Espinosa Premium Cigars is proud to announce the release of the long anticipated Espinosa Maduro. Coming off last year’s successful debut of the medium bodied Espinosa Habano, the Espinosa Maduro will be wrapped in a beautiful, smoothly textured, dark chocolate Mexican Maduro wrapper. Within this triple capped cigar lies a premium blend of tobaccos that have been combined to form a rich cocoa, cedar, pepper and spice base. This medium-full bodied cigar is the perfect combination of Erik Espinosa’s signature strength notes and the La Zona factory’s reputation for flavor.
Miami, FL – Drew Estate Inc. announced today the impending release of Kentucky Fire Cured Cigars, an extension to the MUWAT brand also to be produced at the Joya de Nicaragua factory. In development for over 2.5 years, this extension to the MUWAT line of premium cigars was inspired during a trip to the Dominican Republic where Jonathan Drew and Steve Saka were visiting the Universal Leaf tobacco pre-industry facility. “I remember it as if it were yesterday” states JD. “Fritz Bossert (President of Universal Leaf), Steve Saka and I were smoking Liga Privada T52s in the fermentation area when I noticed a pilon of Kentucky Fired Cured tobacco. We took the wrapper off the T52 and placed a thick Kentucky Fire Cured leaf in its place. The taste and aroma were simply amazing, but there was just one huge problem – the cigar would not burn properly, and is one of the reasons of the lengthy process it took to get ‘KFC’ to market.” Continue reading
Back in January, we covered the press release for the newest Smoke Inn Exclusive called Big Delicious. Created by Matt Booth and the folks at Room 101, this cigar has been capturing the attention of cigar enthusiasts all over the country. On February 16th, we also brought you the first fully dressed sneak-peek preview of what to expect when the cigar is finally released. Now, we’re four (4) weeks away from the national launch party on Friday, April 26th and with that – it is time for our official review. Continue reading