La Sirena –The Prince (Robusto 5x 50)

If you are not familiar with the La Sirena (‘the mermaid’ in Spanish) brand of premium handmade Nicaraguan cigars, then you don’t know what you are missing. They are very rich, flavorful, full-bodied smokes that will rock your palate, for sure. Currently, La Sirena has two blends, the La Sirena original and the Merlion. This review is on the original. Up until recently Miami Cigar Co. handled the distribution of La Sirena Cigars, but since January, 2014 La Sirena has taken over its own distribution as it sets sail on…

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What is so special about boutique brands? – Everything!

Like a micro-brew or single malt scotch, a boutique cigar is like the jewel in an Ethiop’s ear- The gem of the cigar industry. Many people often define ‘boutique cigars’ with a definitive production number. That is not accurate. What labels a cigar ‘boutique’ is the craftsmanship and passion behind the process. While it is true that boutique cigars are produced in far fewer quantities than the ‘main stream’, mass produced companies like Atlantis and General Cigar it is not the absolute definition of a boutique cigar. Tobaccos utilized in…

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