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Cigar News: CAO Announces SolFyre

CAO is set to light up its Flavours portfolio with a new, spicy-sweet line called Solfyre. As the taste of cinnamon is a heavy hitter in the booze business these days, Solfyre is bringing the fiery flavor to the world of premium cigars. To achieve the red hot zest of Solfyre, CAO built a blend of mild Dominican tobacco, wrapped it in a grade-one Cameroon wrapper and infused spicy notes of cinnamon, with the smoky essence of whisky. Solfyre will ship this month, and will be available in three sizes:…

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Cigar News: Moyaruiz Announces The Chinese Finger Trap

Moyaruiz Announces The Chinese Finger Trap June 5, 2015 (Miami, FL) – MoyaRuiz Cigars is proud to announce their 2015 limited edition release, The Chinese Finger Trap. Production on this project will be limited to only 1,000 boxes. Each box will feature 10 cigars in a 6×50 Toro size. Danny Moya, co-founder of MoyaRuiz Cigars explained the concept behind the Chinese Finger Trap: “We had such a blast making last year’s limited edition release, the Nunchuck, so we knew that this year we had to once again think outside the…

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Cigar News: Altadis U.S.A. Announces Montecristo White Vintage Connecticut

With more momentum being built up before the 2015 IPCPR show, companies are starting to release a little more information here and there. Altadis U.S.A. recently announced that their long loved Montecristo White will be taking on a few changes and will be releasing their “Montecristo White Vintage Connecticut”. Altadis has confirmed that the orignal Ecuadorian Connecticut Shade wrapper will be replaced by a 2008 Connecticut River Valley grown wrapper that was actually grown on Altadis’ own farm. The Nicaraguan binder remains while the previous Dominican and Nicaraguan filler mix…

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Cigar News: Nicholas Melillo Announces Foundation Cigar Co.

It seems like only yesterday that Nicholas Melillo had announced his departure from Drew Estate as their vice president and director of tobacco and began tobacco consulting on his own. Fast forward a little over a year and his mentions of wanting to create a cigar of his own, is becoming a reality. Operating out of Connecticut under the Foundation Cigar Co. name Nicholas as President and CEO plans to release his cigars at next month’s IPCPR trade show in New Orleans. These cigars are being produced by the Tabacos…

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Cigar Bandits – The Great Change

**I started with the intentions of writing a very bland – to the point, informational Press release but somewhere around the 2nd or 3rd revision, it took on a life of its own. Written with honesty, love and a hell of a lot cheaper than a therapy session – I hope you enjoy. — The whole thing started as a joke – without true intent – a passing comment between myself and a good friend during one of many discussions on business and life. How strange it is to have…

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Libation Review: 4 Hands Bona Fide

Behind The Booze: Another beer to come out of a place very near and dear to my heart – St. Louis, Missouri. The 4 Hands Brewery is located just south of Busch Stadium ( South 8th St ) yet has perfected the ‘hidden in plain sight’ location. For years I have gotten off at the exit that literally is a straight shot from the highway, driven past it to friends houses or ball games and even had done a U-turn in the parking lot, looking for the damn brewery itself!…

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