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Tatuaje Announces “Whore,” Shop Exclusive Cigar

This week, Tatuaje Cigars announced their latest shop exclusive, the “Tatuaje W Nice Ash Cigars 2015” or, as it has so endearingly been nicknamed, the “Whore,” for Nice Ash Cigars, a New York based online retailer and B&M. A website, wcigar.com, was set up leading up to the announcement where one letter was announced each day eventually spelling out “whore.” This is Tatuaje’s third shop exclusive this year, following the Drinking age and the Rumbo. The cigar itself will be a 6×52 belicoso manufactured at My Father Cigars S.A. with…

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Cigar Review: Undercrown Manifesto

Undercrown Manifesto (AKA “Liga Krump”) The Undercrown Manifesto is a very unique cigar with an equally unique origin. In January of 2013, John Krump, a fellow Brother of the Leaf, just like you and I, purchased an antique German cigar mold off of Craigslist. Upon acquiring the mold, he posted a photo of it on a cigar oriented Facebook group to share his excitement about his new find. Among dozens of comments on the photo, Jonathan Drew, of Drew Estate mentioned that he was very interested in the mold and…

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Cigar Review: Tatuaje Drinking Age (A.C.E. Shop Exclusive)

Tatuaje Drinking Age (Anthony’s Cigar Emporium Exclusive) The Tatuaje Drinking Age is made at the My Father Cigar Factory in Esteli Nicaragua by the Garcia family with whom Pete Johnson, of Tatuaje Cigars, has been working closely with over the past years. This cigar has been released as a shop exclusive for Anthony’s Cigar Emporium of Phoenix Arizona, to commemorate their 21st year in business. Shop exclusives are nothing new for Anthony’s Cigar Emporium, who last year had not one, but TWO shop exclusives to celebrate their 20th anniversary. Each…

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Cigar Review: Hassan Chohan Private Blend (Test Blend)

As the boutique cigar market continues to grow, we have been seeing a rise in private blends. Private blend cigars are nothing new to the industry, but it has become something that is much more easily attainable over the past few years. Today we will be checking out a private blend by Hassan Chohan. Vitola: Robusto Blend: Wrapper: Criollo Binder: Nicaraguan Filler: Nicaraguan Factory: Segovia (Plasencia Cigars S.A.) Appearance: The Hassan Chohan Robusto has a great feel in your hand. The oily brown-leather colored wrapper has only minor veins present…

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Tatuaje Announces “Drinking Age,” Shop Exclusive

It’s finally here! Tatuaje’s latest Shop Exclusive, made for Anthony’s Cigar Emporium’s 21st birthday – the “Drinking Age.” The Tatuaje Drinking Age will be made at the My Father Cigar Factory in Esteli Nicaragua by the Garcia family with whom Pete Johnson, of Tatuaje Cigars, has been working closely with over the past years. The Drinking age will be a 5.5×54 “Robusto Grande” Nicaraguan Puro with a Sun Grown Criollo Wrapper. Each box of the Tatuaje Drinking Age will contain 21 cigars, appropriately, and only 300 boxes of the Drinking…

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Cigar Review: Crux Passport No.4 “Marblehead”

In April of 2014, Jeff Haugen and Joel Rogers, co-owners of Tobacco Grove, revealed their newly founded cigar company: Crux Cigars. With it, they released their first two cigars: Ninfimaniac & Skeeterz. They debuted their newest line of cigars, which included the passport, at the 2014 IPCPR show in Las Vegas, NV. Here is a little bit about the company, via the Crux Cigar website (www.cruxcigars.com): “At Crux Cigars, we believe cigars build friendships and community uniting people from all walks of life. They allow people to relax from the…

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