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Blind Cigar Review: E.P. Carrillo | Pledge Sojourn Score 91%

Blind Cigar Review: E.P. Carrillo | Pledge Sojourn

“Give me another one of these! This was a solid stick with flavors that I rather enjoy. The middle third was probably the weak spot on this cigar where flavors kind of drowned in themselves and the marshmallow puff. I’m not going to say that portion of the cigar was bad, but it was not the highlight. Fortunately, there’s plenty of other things going on in this cigar to make the downsides forgettable. ” -Isaac M. (The Nothing)

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Cigar News: Xikar Adds to Pipeline Series

Quality Importers has announced that they are adding some new lighters to the XIKAR Pipeline soft flame lighter series. Due in part to the success of their more recent soft flame for cigars, Xikar Meridian, they are refreshing the Pipeline single soft flame lighter with an upgraded body treatment with durable plated finishes and three new color combinations including all black, all chrome, black & gold-tone and black & rose.

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Cigar News: J.C. Newman Announces Havana Q

Havana Q is described as being a Cubanesque cigar and a cousin of the value-priced line Quorum. Havana Q is also a value line but comes in larger ring gauges than Quorum. They come in vacuum-sealed humi-bags of 20 and will be sold at brick and mortar shops including very small locations.

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Cigar News: Xikar Announces Xi2 Nightlife Series

Quality Importers has added a new series to their XIKAR Xi2 line of cigar cutters. The new XIKAR Xi2 Nightlife Series features custom graphics by Miami-based artist Charlie Turano III, known for his work with Fanatics Authentic, and highlights his trademark brushstroke style. The XIKAR Xi2 Nightlife Series is inspired by the glowing lights and dynamic action of big city night life. The series is available in red, orange, blue and green, and is now shipping. Suggested US retail is $59.99.

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Cigar News: STG Announces The Forged Cigar Company

Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S (STG), the company behind General Cigar and Cigars International, has announced the formation of a new company, The Forged Cigar Company, an independent national cigar distribution network. STG is going to split up their cigar brands between The Forged Cigar Company, and General Cigar, with the former focusing more on Brick and Mortar business.

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Blind Cigar Review: Fratello | Camo Verde Robusto Score 89%

Blind Cigar Review: Fratello | Camo Verde Robusto

“A cigar that can be smoked anytime. Morning, afternoon, or even to end a long day, this cigar gives you just enough to stay interested and engaged. It won’t overpower you or blast you with heavy doses of flavor. Instead, it offers a relaxing session that would go great with some easy listening tunes. ” -Doug S. (Unpossible_1)

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Cigar News: Protocol Announces Coppers for Vintage Cigar Lounge and Club

Protocol Cigars has announced their first new release of 2021, a shop exclusive called the Protocol Coppers for Vintage Cigar Lounge and Club in Westerly, RI. As with all their releases, it keeps the law enforcement theme. The old time word for Police offers was “Coppers” because of the roofing material that was used to make their badges. In Britain police were called “Coppers” because of the color of their shinny buttons on their uniforms. This vintage look inspired the packaging.

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Blind Cigar Review: Tatuaje | Karloff Score 91%

Blind Cigar Review: Tatuaje | Karloff

“This was a very enjoyable cigar based upon flavor and performance. My only complaint is the flavors becoming somewhat muted during the middle portion. I would highly recommend this to any smoker who enjoys bold flavors and has a bit of time to dedicate to the experience. I’d love to pick up a five-pack of these for future enjoyment.” -Jason H. (Jokey Smurf

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Blind Cigar Review: J.C. Newman | Yagua Score 93%

Blind Cigar Review: J.C. Newman | Yagua

"This was a fun cigar to smoke. From the unique shape to the sweet start and spicy finish. If the draw was perfect all the way through, it would be phenomenal. This is for sure one of the most enjoyable cigars I have smoked in quite some time, and I would recommend anyone try it." -Kevin A. (Kevin A.)



Cigar News: United Cigars Announces Wiseman Maduro Firecracker 2021

Every year around the 4th of July, United Cigars comes out with a special limited edition of their Firecracker series. Each year is with a new company. This year's release is with Foundation Cigar Company and will be the Wiseman Maduro Firecracker 2021. Last year's Perdomo Firecracker made #23 on out Top 25 Cigars of the year list.