Press: Iconic Leaf to release Recluse Amadeus

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We at Iconic Leaf Cigar are pleased to announce the newest addition to our Recluse family of cigars.  The Recluse Amadeus blend will be in keeping with our two year fermentation process and 100% Entubar rolling style.  We have truly outdone ourselves with this new offering.  The cigar is rich and flavorful with a smoothness that is undeniably Recluse.  This new offering will be released IPCPR 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada on July 19th 2014.  We will have an advance release to select retailers on June 15th, 2014. Blend specs: Wrapper:  Conn. Seed, Ecuadorian shade  (Grade A) Binder:  MBC (Propriotary) Filler:  Dominican Ligero, Dominican Viso, Dominican Seco, Conn. Broadleaf  The Amadeus will be available in the following six facings:  Robusto 5×52 msrp  $7.50  (Box pressed) Toro 6 1/4×50 msrp  $8.50  (Box pressed) Tarantula 6×60  msrp  $9.50  (Box … Continue reading

Press Release: Drew Estate to release Undercrown Dogma

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Drew Estate Announces Undercrown “Dogma” Commemorative Cigar & “5 Days of ‘Dogma’” Giveaway Miami, FL, March 24, 2014: Drew Estate announced today their plans to release a new size within their Undercrown cigar line. The size will be called Undercrown “Dogma”, and has been created to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the online community Cigar Dojo. The blend of “Dogma” is based on the Undercrown Corona ¡Viva! and is comprised of Mexican San Andreas wrapper, Connecticut Stalk-Cut Habano binder, and Nicaraguan & Brazilian Mata Fina fillers. The “Dogma” will come in a 6 x 56 box-pressed vitola. When asked about the “Dogma” project, Jonathan Drew said, “we have been major supporters of Cigar Dojo from the beginning. A handful of Drew Estate employees, myself included, … Continue reading

Blessed Leaf to release a new cigar: Kairos

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[NOTE: I'm a little late with this, and we talked about it at length on last week's Half Ashed, but here’s a new cigar headed down the pike that I think you ought to check out…. March 13, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kyle Hoover and Chris Kelly, the leaders of BlessedLeaf.com, a Christian cigar-based ministry, announce the release of the long anticipated Blessed Leaf Kairos. “This is a project that has been in our hearts for over a year. Our vision was to produce a great cigar with vintage tobaccos and have the proceeds go to ministry and missions efforts.” noted Kyle Hoover. “For this project, we went back to our roots: Nicaraguan tobacco This is a Nicaraguan puro in the Ezra Zion genre of blending. … Continue reading

Review: Table 36 Peacemaker Bullet

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Quite some time ago, Will Blicharz of Table 36 Cigars provided me the samples smoked for this review, and now that I’m back in the swing of review-writing I thought it was high time I gave some props to a cigar line I have come to enjoy quite a bit. I have reviewed one of their cigars before, and written of them during IPCPR2013.  Today, we’re looking at “The Bullet”, from Table 36 Cigars’ Peacemaker line. From their website: “A tribute to the great westerns of Jimmy Stewart, John Wayne, and Clint Eastwood. From the exploded shaggy foot to the re-imagined Table 36 logo reminiscent of a Texas Ranger badge, The Peacemaker harkens back to the day of Railroad Towns, Saloons, and Gunslingers. The Peacemaker … Continue reading

Press Release: La Flor Dominicana to release 2014 TAA Exclusive

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2014 La Flor Dominicana TAA Exclusive- The 707 La Flor Dominicana is proud to announce the release of the 2014 Exclusive TAA Cigar, available only to those TAA (Tobacco Association of America) members attending the annual TAA conference in beautiful Los Cabos, Mexico. This year’s TAA Exclusive cigar is a Ligero blend, the 707 is a 7 x 70 packed in a custom 24 count box and secondary band signifying the blend as the TAA Exclusive. The wrapper leaves are Ecuadorian Sumatra seed, the binder and fillers are all Dominican leaves from our farm in La Canela, Dominican Republic. These cigars are full bodied. The first few boxes will begin shipping in April 2014 and will only be found at participating TAA … Continue reading