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Liga Privada #9 Flying Pig

Liga Privada #9 Flying Pig

Liga Privada #9 Flying Pig. The fourth cigar from the Liga Privada Year of the Rat sampler for the Chinese zodiac Year of the Rat. Ministry of Cigars started the year of the rat with a series of reviews of Year of the Rat cigars. But this sampler wasn’t in our...

Liga Privada Velvet Rat

Liga Privada Velvet Rat

Liga Privada Velvet Rat. The third cigar from the Liga Privada Year of the Rat sampler for the Chinese zodiac Year of the Rat. Ministry of Cigars started the year of the rat with a series of reviews of Year of the Rat cigars. But this sampler wasn’t in our possession...

Liga Privada Unico Ratzilla

Liga Privada Unico Ratzilla

Liga Privada Unico Ratzilla. The second cigar from the Liga Privada Year of the Rat sampler for the Chinese zodiac Year of the Rat. Ministry of Cigars started the year of the rat with a series of reviews of Year of the Rat cigars. But this sampler wasn’t in our...

Interview with Heiko Poerz

Interview with Heiko Poerz

Interview with Heiko Poerz, the owner and designer of HENK, a luxury design company with a large range of cigar accessories. And even cigars, which made it to the Ministry of Cigars Top 25 of 2019, and Top 25 of 2020.  For those that don’t know HENK, what is HENK? Who...

Liga Privada Nasty Fritas

Liga Privada Nasty Fritas

Liga Privada Nasty Fritas. The younger sibling of the Papas Fritas. And part of the Liga Privada Year of the Rat sampler for the Chinese zodiac Year of the Rat. Ministry of Cigars started the year of the rat with a series of reviews of Year of the Rat cigars. But this...

El Viejo Continente Maduro Lancero

El Viejo Continente Maduro Lancero

El Viejo Continente Maduro Lancero. El Viejo Continente is the brand of Daniel Guerrero. A life long cigar enthusiast who partnered up with Emiliano Lagos to create cigars to his likings. And that’s how El Viejo Continente was born. There are several lines available,...

Puro Ambar Legacy Robusto

Puro Ambar Legacy Robusto

Puro Ambar Legacy Robusto. Or should it be a Grand Robusto as it’s larger and thicker than the standard 5x50 Robusto Vitola? Anyway, the Puro Ambar brand is part of the portfolio Tabacalera El Artista. Recently the brand got an overhaul. New packaging and a new blend....

Hiram & Solomon Entered Apprentice Robusto

Hiram & Solomon Entered Apprentice Robusto

Hiram & Solomon Entered Apprentice Robusto. The mildest of all the Hiram & Soloman cigars. Their entry-level cigar so to say. And named after the first degree of the masonry to make it fit. The Entered Apprentice, Fellowcraft, and Master Mason are the three...

Casdagli Basilica C #1 Maduro

Casdagli Basilica C #1 Maduro

Casdagli Basilica C #1 Maduro. The only Maduro blend in the Casdagli Basilica line. Where there three sizes for the Casdagli Basilica C blend, there is only one size for the Casdagli Basilica C Maduro version. The same goes for the Casdagli Basilica A. The line is...

VegaFina Fusion Edition

VegaFina Fusion Edition

VegaFina Fusion Edition. There are many collaborations in the cigar industry. Blenders working together. Factories working together. There are some well-known collaborations. Drew Estate making the coffee-infused Java for Rocky Patel. Or Drew Estate and Robert...

Montecristo Dantes Edicion Limitada 2016

Montecristo Dantes Edicion Limitada 2016

Montecristo Dantes Edicion Limitada 2016. Even though this cigar is part of the 2016 Edicion Limitada program, it is actually a 2017 release. More often than not, special releases by Habanos come to the market with a delay of a year or more. Since the cigar for this...

Davidoff tasting cigar figurado

Davidoff tasting cigar figurado

Davidoff tasting cigar figurado. Pre-release cigars or test blends leak into the hands of cigar enthusiasts from time to time. But the Davidoff tasting cigar figurado isn’t either of them. Yet, it is a cigar that is not for sale. Honestly, Ministry of Cigars doesn’t...

Drew Estate BOTL Lancero

Drew Estate BOTL Lancero

Drew Estate BOTL Lancero. The online community Brothers of the Leaf aka botl.org. Starting in 2010, some manufacturers work with the community and release limited edition cigars. PDR was the first, with Drew Estate following two years later. Since 2013, Drew...

San Jeronimo Habano Natural Robusto

San Jeronimo Habano Natural Robusto

San Jeronimo Habano Natural Robusto. The production takes place at Tabacalera San Jerónimo/Kafie. San Jerónimo is the oldest brand in existence in Honduras. It gets its name from a tobacco-producing region. According to the owner, Oscar Orlando Ferrera, the brand is...

Cubo Sumatra Toro by Dapper Cigars

Cubo Sumatra Toro by Dapper Cigars

Cubo Sumatra Toro by Dapper Cigars. Dapper Cigars. Dapper Cigar Company is an American cigar company. Their home base is Fresno, California. Not a place where you would expect a cigar company to be honest. But that’s just their base, as the cigars are all coming from...

Royal Danish Double Ligero Short Robusto

Royal Danish Double Ligero Short Robusto

Royal Danish Double Ligero Short Robusto. This is a cigar that uses a lot of ligero fillers, making it a very strong cigar. Or at least, that’s what the warning on the label says. Double Ligero, extra strong. Blended in Denmark according to the ring, but made in...

H Upmann Royal Robusto

H Upmann Royal Robusto

H Upmann Royal Robusto. A cigar that was first born in 2011 and exclusively available at the La Casa del Habano franchise stores all around the world. It’s a staple since and has a good reputation within the world of Habano lovers. And it was about time that Ministry...

Diesel Whisky Row Robusto

Diesel Whisky Row Robusto

Diesel Whisky Row Robusto. Who owns Diesel Cigars is a bit of a mystery to most cigar enthusiasts. Despite popular belief, it is not a brand from A.J. Fernandez although Fernandez is the manufacturer responsible for the brand. But the brand isn’t in the hands of A.J....

Gilberto Oliva Reserva Toro

Gilberto Oliva Reserva Toro

Gilberto Oliva Reserva Toro. A tribute to the man who started the Oliva Cigar Company in Nicaragua in 1995. But that doesn’t mean that the family wasn’t in tobacco before. It all started with Melanio Oliva in 1886. Melanio Oliva, the family patriarch, grew tobacco in...

MAB Reserve Natural Lancero

MAB Reserve Natural Lancero

MAB Reserve Natural Lancero. If you never heard of this cigar, that is not your lack of knowledge. This brand is quite big in Slovakia but you can’t find it easily outside Slovakia. The main cigar importer and distributor for Slovakia is the company behind the MAB...

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Nick Melillo (Foundation)
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Jeremy Casdagli (Bespoke)
April 29
Carlito Fuente
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