MoyaRuiz Cigar Co. Releases ‘Civil Disobedence’ – a cigar aimed to fight FDA regulations

Civil disobedience is the active, professed refusal to obey certain laws, demands and commands of a government.  A symbolic or ritualistic violation of the law. Henry David Thoreau’s image was chosen because of his essay on civil disobedience which influenced the political thoughts and actions of such figures as Tolstoy, Gandhi, and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  Given the current state our industry is in we feel it is our duty to release a cigar that bares this name.  Civil Disobedience will be our first event exclusive cigar, only available…

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Espinosa Cigars & Metro Cigars to Release Cream City MKE

The Cream City MKE is a store exclusive for Metro Cigars in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Cream City MKE will be packaged in 10ct. paper bundles and the sole vitola is a 6 x 50 Toro. The blend consist of Nicaraguan and Honduran tobaccos. The cigar is bound with a dark Nicaraguan binder and wrapped in a beautiful Ecuadorian Habano Rosado wrapper. The cigar is medium plus with good strength, a short finish and incredible complexity. Handmade at Erik Espinosa’s La Zona factory in Esteli, Nicaragua.  Milwaukee is known as the “Cream City” because of the cream or…

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MoyaRuiz Cigars Announces a New Release – “Pickle Juice”

January 6, 2016 we are proud to announce a very special release and it’s called Pickle Juice.  This new project will be a seasonal release available in time for St. Patrick’s Day 2016.  The packaging will feature a plastic jar to resemble a pickle jar.  What makes Pickle Juice unique is that only 500 jars will be available for purchase.  Each jar will be numbered and only available during St. Patrick’s Day.  The customers picked to sell Pickle Juice will only receive a total of 10 jars.  Which means only…

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Cigar Review: Cubariqueño Cigar Co. – Protocol – Toro

Protocol is the inaugural release by my dear friends and social media icons, Juan Cancel and Bill Ives. Together, they formed the Cubariqueño Cigar Company, which is a play on their Cuban and Puerto Rican heritage. The initial production of 5,000 cigars sold out at the 2015 International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers tradeshow (IPCPR) in New Orleans. They are now plowing through their second batch of 10,000 sticks. To be honest, my initial pre-judgement of this cigar was, “Wow, I am going to fry my palate.” Why? Because the…

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PrimerMundo Cigar Co. to release Larceny Lancero

With only 400 boxes available just as the original release, the Larency Lancero(7×38) will begin shipping in October. Made with Erik Espinosa at La Zona in Estel,i Nicaragua, each 20 count box will include 10 of each of the original Larceny blends. BLENDS:      Ecuador Oscuro Wrapper with Nicaraguan Binder & Filler and San Andres Maduro Wrapper with Nicaraguan Binder & Filler MSRP: $9.25 per cigar

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Cubariqueño Cigar Company Set to Showcase “Protocol” at IPCPR

Cubariqueño Cigar Company will be attending the 2015 International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers Trade Show (IPCPR) this weekend in New Orleans, LA. The company, which launched its first cigar (Protocol) to market on May 16 of this year, has announced their presence at the 2015 IPCPR, booth 15824. Cubariqueño Cigar Company will showcase the Protocol to a nationwide audience, continuing to offer the debut release in its two original sizes, Toro (6×52) and Corona Gordo (5 5/8 x 46). The cigar is wrapped in an Ecuadorian Oscuro leaf with…

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Newest Cigar Co. – Adelphia Cigar Co. – Announces Release of Debut Cigar

July 13, 2015 (Berkeley Heights, NJ) – Bill Agathis, owner of Berkeley Humidor and Adelphia Lounge starts his own cigar company, Adelphia Cigar Company, and announces the release of its debut cigar eponymously named, Adelphia. Adelphia will be made at Erik Espinosa’s La Zona Factory in Esteli, Nicaragua. The cigars will be presented in classic boxes of 20, 20ct. bundles, five packs or singles. They are available in one vitola, box-pressed Toro (6 × 52). Berkeley Humidor and Adelphia Lounge owner, Bill Agathis, worked tirelessly with Erik Espinosa to produce…

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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 box. Although this release also has…

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ESPINOSA CIGARS TO RELAUNCH MURCIELAGO

Hialeah Gardens, Florida (May 22, 2015) – Six years after its initial release, Erik Espinosa of Espinosa Premium Cigars has announced that the “Murcielago” will fly again and should be landing in humidors nationwide after it is re-debut at the 2015 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show in July. The Murcielago (which is Bat in Spanish) was first released at the 2009 IPCPR by EO Brands.  It had a short production run due to the split with the original makers of the blend.  “Once the partnership with the manufacturer dissolved, we…

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Protocol Launch Party Will Be ‘Off the Hook’

Cubariqueño Cigar Company, founded by Bill Ives and Juan Cancel, is hosting a launch party for its debut cigar, Protocol, on Saturday, May 16 at 3pm at Berkeley Humidor in Berkeley Heights, NJ. The event is shaping up to be a BLOCKBUSTER celebration that is sure to go down as one of New Jersey’s premier Mega Bashes. On hand will be special guests, live music, BBQ, beverages and event-only deals. The Shenanigans are about to get REAL.     Special Guests Include: Erik Espinosa of Espinosa Cigars and owner of…

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Juan Cancel’s Top 10 Cigars of 2014

By Juan Cancel I am an avid cigar smoker who, at a minimum, smokes at least two cigars a day. That’s approximately 730 cigars throughout the year. I smoke a lot of top quality cigars. This year a whole lot of great cigars came out. I have posted my Top 10 of 2014; however, they are not numbered in chronological order. They are all amazing and are the best of the best for 2014. Epic Habano The next installation of my Top 10 Cigars of 2014 is the Epic Habano…

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