Royal Gold Cigars, Kismet – Luck (6×50)

A boring cigar that lacked complexity and excitement that I wouldn’t go out of my way to find From Royal Gold Cigars website: “Produced by the Augusto Reyes Family at Corporacion Cigar Export in Santiago, DR – Kismet is a true labor of love.  It is a Dominican PURO (all Dominican tobacco) using six different tobaccos grown by the Reyes family at various locations in the Dominican Republic. The blend takes full advantage of the varied climates and rich soils of this beautiful country. Kismet is an Urdu word meaning…

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Alex Goldman Reveals why Royal Gold Cigars is Quickly Becoming a Name-Stay in the Industry

Alex Goldman, president of Royal Gold Cigars, grew up as a fourth generation descendant to the tobacco business. He began visiting his family’s tobacco shop in New York City when he was just two years old, and he fraternized with industry legends where he gained invaluable knowledge as a budding youngster. His family owned a large distribution company as well as Mom’s Cigars online and retail stores for many years. After selling the family business in 2010, Goldman spent his days consulting with various companies including Rocky Patel until Swisher,…

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Royal Gold Cigars – Gold Strike – Toro

Looking for the perfect, everyday smoke? Look no further – you just found her – Under $2 per cigar, Gold Strike is the absolute perfect bundled cigar for the everyday smoker. A great value for sure. Gold Strike is a mixed-filler cigar, often referred to as a ‘Cuban Sandwich’, which means it is constructed of both long and small fillers.  Gold Strike is hand rolled in Esteli, Nicaragua at J.C. Newman’s Nicaraguan American Cigars (NACSA) factory.   My normal rotation does not include bundled cigars, but I do smoke them…

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Casino Gold H.R.S. – King (7 x 54)

“Casino Gold HRS cigars are the ultimate compliment to a high-risk, high-reward, always-on-the-go lifestyle.” – Royal Gold Cigars sales brochure  Thanks to Alex Goldman, president of Royal Gold Cigars, I have been on a bit of a Royal Gold kick as of late. I can’t get enough of these high-quality sticks. Today’s choice is the Casino Gold H.R.S. (High Roller Selection) – the inaugural cigar that set the company in motion during the summer of 2013 and my third review of the company’s four offerings.  The Casino Gold H.R.S. is…

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Royal Gold Cigars – Nirvana – Toro

Royal Gold Cigars, the premium cigar division of Swisher, was borne in early 2013 and collaborated with Drew Estate on its latest blend, Nirvana, released in January, 2014. From Royal Gold Cigars Website: “The story of NIRVANA by Drew Estate begins with rich plantation tobaccos from the most precious and fertile growing regions in the North of Nicaragua and Cameroon, Africa. The dark, rich and heavy soil of the renowned Esteli district makes the filler leaves come to life in this distinct blend. A silky and voluptuous Cameroon wrapper completes…

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