Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Attica Jones from Texas

Meet Atticca Jones, a sizzlin’ 44-year-old sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from Houston, Texas. This dynamic dame loves to dance and smoke cigars.   Attica who is the lead tobacconist and store manager for the International House of Stogies in Missouri City, Texas, smokes about five cigars a week. Her inaugural smokes took place back in 2004 but it wasn’t until recent years that Attica rekindled her love for cigars.   “When my daughters went off to college I had to rediscover my love for cigars,” Attica revealed. “I found the perfect boutique…

Read More

Alec Bradley Limited Edition Cigar Art NOW Available

Summary: Ft. Lauderdale, FL – On October 27, 2016 Alec Bradley #CigarArt was introduced for sale. Twenty-nine limited edition styles of canvas were produced in small quantities, per style, for the inaugural release. Three sizes will be available for purchase- 18” X 18,” 18” X 36” and 36” X 18.” The canvasses will be sold under the under the moniker- ‘Alec Bradley #CigarArt.’  The canvasses will be available for purchase at Authorized Alec Bradley Retailers, as well as on the Alec Bradley website. MSRP for the 18” X 18” pieces…

Read More

Cigar Dojo Opens Its Doors to the Public for Exclusive Limited Edition Sarsaparilla II Cigar

Fewer than 500 of these “unicorn blend” bundles remain after private sale event EASTON, PA–(Marketwired – October 24, 2016) – After 2 years, Cigar Dojo and Espinosa Premium Cigars released the sequel to their Sarsaparilla cigar collaboration to a “members-only” sale; as of October 21st, Sensei’s Sensational Sarsaparilla II has finally been made available to the general cigar smoking public, exclusively through Famous Smoke Shop. Hand crafted as a private offering for the Cigar Dojo community, the supply of Sarsaparilla II cigars is extremely limited: only a thousand bundles –…

Read More

FAMOUS SMOKE SHOP RELEASES THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS PREMIUM CIGARS EDITION

New Selection Offers a Wickedly Satisfying Range of Flavors in Seven Unique Shapes EASTON, PA – Famous Smoke Shop, the leading online distributor of discounted premium cigars, specializing in offering the web’s biggest selection of cigars at the lowest prices, has announced the release of “Seven Deadly Sins,” a new, handmade premium cigar line blended and manufactured by Plasencia Cigars S.A. in Estelí, Nicaragua. The brainchild of Famous Smoke Shop Vice President of Operations and Marketing, Michael Vandenstockt, and Nestor Plasencia, Seven Deadly Sins represents the online cigar retailer’s most…

Read More

1502 Set to Release NEW Blend at 2016 IPCPR – Blue Saphire

Let the 1502 Blue Sapphire help you relax and enjoy the wonders of what life has to offer. With a finale of “9” in the strength chart, this blend is perfect for those who are looking for boldness and flavor. Wrapper: Nicaragua Binder: Nicaragua Filler: Nicaragua Strength Chart Strength: Full Body (7.8/10 – 9/10) Vitolas Toro Gordo 6 x 52 Box Pressed

Read More

DANIEL MARSHALL AND RANALD MACDONALD HOST INAUGURAL CIGAR AND WHISKY TASTING EVENT IN CUBA

Daniel Marshall Cigars and Ranald Macdonald of London’s Boisdale Restaurant Group bring some of Nicaragua’s best Cigars and Scotland’s finest whisky to historic first-time tasting in Cuba Los Angeles, Calif. (June 7, 2016) – It was a memorable moment to be in the Salon Taganana, Hotel Nacional de Cuba with all the history, enjoying Daniel Marshall Red Label Cigars and rare Glenfiddich Whisky. The star-studded list of 55 cigar and whisky industry notables from around the globe, Hong Kong to Qatar, included the British Ambassador to Cuba, Tim Cole; Jemma…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

Ezra Zion Cigars Releases New Blend – Makin’ Bacon

We’ve heard so many times that Ezra Zion is the “Bacon of Cigars!” To celebrate such high praise, we’ve created Makin’ Bacon! This cigar was blended and rolled in Texas at EZHQ. And get this…every one of them was meticulously handmade by master cigar-maker Noel Rojas! Makin’ Bacon is a meaty, peppery cigar balanced with cocoa, cream, and oak. A rustic oily Colorado Habano wrapper compliments a potent mix of vintage Nicaraguan Visos and Ligeros. It’s finished with a shaggy foot, highlighting the gorgeous wrapper flavors on the first puffs of…

Read More

Ezra Zion Cigar Co. Releases “Ugly Sweater 2015” Cigar

Announcing the very first Ezra Zion Ugly Christmas Sweater project! This will be our annual Christmas release; each year featuring the coolest in Ugly Christmas Sweater action! We will use this final release each year to showcase the rarest and most special tobaccos we come across all during the year. The inaugural Ugly Christmas Sweater 2015 is TWO blends!! We felt festive so we thought we’d be extra jolly! Each 6 pack contains 3 Red Sweaters and 3 Green Sweaters. The Red Sweater Blend is an Ecuador Habano wrapper over rare Indonesian binder…

Read More

Famous Smoke Shop Releases Perdomo Craft Series Amber With Yards Brawler Review Video

EASTON, PA–(Marketwired – October 14, 2015) – Famous has just released the second in a series of three cigar and beer pairing review videos featuring the highly anticipated Perdomo Craft Series Amber and Yards Brawler Puglist Style Ale in association with their digital cigar and men’s lifestyle magazine Cigar Advisor. Cigar Advisor brings a fresh, irreverent, and down-to-earth perspective on all things cigars to thousands of smokers. In addition to educational cigar content and behind-the-scenes cigar industry articles from some of the business’s top names, Cigar Advisor delivers an array…

Read More

Drew Estate Liga Undercrown Shade Gran Toro Cigars Review

Cigar Advisor Review Panel Cites New Undercrown Cigars as a “Game Changer” EASTON, PA–(Marketwired – October 16, 2015) – “With Willy Herrera placing an Ecuadorian Connecticut shade leaf around Undercrown innards, the man has instantly created a game changer,” says Tommy Zman referring to the latest Cigar Advisor panel review video on Drew Estate’s new Liga Undercrown Shade cigars. Cigar Advisor, the premium cigar news & information website of Famous Smoke Shop — a leading online distributor of discounted premium cigars, specializing in offering the web’s widest selection of cigars…

Read More

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

Read More

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…

Read More

ESPINOSA CIGARS Unveils New Release – ESPINOSA ESPECIAL

ESPINOSA CIGARS UNVEILS ESPINOSA ESPECIAL Hialeah Gardens, Florida (March 26, 2015) – Erik Espinosa of Espinosa Cigars, has announced the release of a new cigar line, the Espinosa Especial.  “It’s a new line, a new blend, a new cigar, but it’s everything you have come to expect from Espinosa Cigars and La Zona”, said Erik. Available in three vitolas: No. 1 – 6-1/2 x 48 No. 4 – 5 x 52 No. 5 – 6 x 54 Espinosa explained that, “the Especial has a Mexican Capa Negra wrapper and its…

Read More

Hermosa Cigars: Taking Cigars Directly to the Smoker

Many of today’s cigar blenders, manufacturers and distributers have deep roots embedded in the cigar industry – generations dating as far back as the 18th century.  The family of Scott de la Pena, founder of Hermosa Cigars, is no different. However, he took a detoured path to the industry, becoming a contemporary cigar maker with ‘old school’ ties to the “Mother Country”. Scott de la Pena is unique to the cigar industry in that he had spent most of his life immersed in the film industry before leaping into cigar…

Read More

In-Depth Look at the Hot New Cigar Brand, Jordan Alexander III

Jordan Alexander III is a new boutique cigar brand that was launched in 2013 by three life-long friends. JA3, as they are often referred to on social media, uses premium, hand-selected tobaccos to create uniquely blended cigars meticulously crafted to perfection. The story of Jordan Alexander III Premium Cigar Company begins with family and friendship. The three business partners, Alex Miller, Collin Murphy and Bob Murphy hold a deep adoration for the fellowship and culture surrounding cigars. They spent years learning about the methodology and blending process before venturing to…

Read More

Jordan Alexander III Legend Corojo – Toro

An incredibly well-balanced cigar with an elegant appearance and savory flavor profile that will satisfy even the most discerning cigar smoker. From the website of Jordan Alexander III “The story of Jordan Alexander III Premium Cigar Company begins with family and friendship. We found a deep passion in the stories and lifestyle that a simple smoke brought to us. Spending years learning about the blends, the methods, and the simple pleasures of the industry, we began a venture to build a legend. Officially being launched to the public in 2013, the Jordan…

Read More

Bodega Premium Blends is Cigar Industry’s Greatest Sensation

Bodega Premium Blends (BPB) is a story of four childhood friends who have coupled their passion for cigars with their entrepreneurial nature to produce a cigar brand that cherishes familial gatherings and fellowship. The company produces finely crafted cigars that offer unique flavors and profiles that stem from a quadruplet of family men who understand the value of time and the relevance of the cigar experience. The BPB Four (Gino Domanico, Ron Plante, Stephane Barjolin, and Rob Mariani) began smoking cigars about 15 years ago when they would gather at…

Read More

An In-Depth Look at Fred Rewey and Nomad Cigars – ‘Doing things Differently’

Fred Rewey, founder of Nomad Cigar Company, is a rising star who has brought his own ‘twist, passion and influence’ to an age-old industry that demands quality, class and satisfaction. His humble yet extremely quirky personality elevates the cigar smoking experience to a whole new level by personalizing the brand with character and charisma. He defies the lore of traditional wisdom with a fiery passion for delivering great cigars that scream ‘WOW. “I love doing things a little differently than everyone else,” said Rewey. Rewey, who was born in Wisconsin…

Read More

Nomad S-307 – Torpedo

An extremely smooth and flavorful smoke that appeals to novice and experienced smokers alike. The Nomad S-307 was the company’s second core line and also the second Nicaraguan blend behind the limited release LE Lot 1386 that was a near sellout upon its inception at the 2013 IPCPR. I was introduced to the Nomad S-307 by her good friend Gary Griffith of House of Emelio several months back. I finally decided to take her out for a couple of late afternoon cocktails on this beautiful afternoon here in NJ. When…

Read More

Sindicato Introduces its New Flagship Cigar, The Sindicato

Sindicato Cigars released the company’s much anticipated and new flagship Cigar, the self-titled Sindicato today May 1 and will begin shipping inventory this week to retailers nationwide. In a company press release Jim Colucci, president and CEO of Sindicato, says, “We’re extremely excited about this beautiful cigar. We’re using special tobaccos from Eduardo Fernandez’ farms and Arsenio Ramos has crafted a fantastic blend. We truly believe that we are bringing the best together to create something great.” The Sindicato is the fourth blend to be released by Sindicato Cigars. It…

Read More