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Patoro Serie P Jeroboam

Patoro Serie P Jeroboam

Patoro Serie P Jeroboam. This is a Swiss cigar brand. But the cigars are Dominican made. They are made at De Los Reyes. Other brands that are made at that factory are Puros de Hostos, Indian Motorcycle, Debonaire, Saga and more. Ministry of Cigars reviewed the Saga...

San Jeronimo Maduro Robusto

San Jeronimo Maduro Robusto

San Jeronimo Maduro Robusto. The San Jeronimo cigar brand is a born in the community of which is named after. San Jeronimo Valley is located near Copan, Honduras. And Copan is known for its tobacco and the Mayan ruins. The original San Jeronimo cigars trace back...

Charatan Robusto

Charatan Robusto

Charatan Robusto. Tor Imports is one of the several distributors of premium cigars in the United Kingdom. Probably the most important independent distributor of New World cigars. They carry a whole range of well-known brands, but they also have a private label blend....

Kafie 1901 San Andres Toro

Kafie 1901 San Andres Toro

Kafie 1901 San Andres Toro. This is one of the four Kafie 1901 lines that are in existence right now. The other ones are the Kafie 1901 Sumatra, Connecticut and Don Fernando Maduro. This cigar is blended with tobacco from five countries. The filler has tobacco from...

La Estrella Polar Robusto

La Estrella Polar Robusto

La Estrella Polar Robusto. In may, Scandinavian Tobacco Group announced that they would start distributing a new brand in Europe. La Estrella Polar, the polar star. And two weeks later, during the TFWA Asia Pacific Trade Show, Ministry of Cigars sat down with Stephan...

RoMa Craft Cromagnon Aquitaine Mode 5

RoMa Craft Cromagnon Aquitaine Mode 5

RoMa Craft Cromagnon Aquitaine Mode 5. RoMa Craft is Mike Rosales and Skip Martin. Where Martin was a retailer, Rosales had his own Costa Rica made brands. When Martin’s shop got destroyed by a Hurricane Ike, he started working with Rosales to mail order a house...

Vintage Partagas Salomones

Vintage Partagas Salomones

Vintage Partagas Salomones. In 2008 Habanos introduced the Partagas Salomones as a La Casa del Habano exclusive cigar. But the cigars were not new. They have been released as special releases before such as in the 1995 humidor. And in the late 1990s and early 2000s,...

Undercrown Flying Pig

Undercrown Flying Pig

Undercrown Flying Pig. This cigar was released in 2012, in The Netherlands. The name was Undercrown Flying Pig XRL. XLF stood for Extremely Rare Limited. Less than 200 boxes of 12 were released. And flew off the shelves like hotcakes. it was a release for Compaenen....

Undercrown Sun Grown Flying Pig

Undercrown Sun Grown Flying Pig

Undercrown Sun Grown Flying Pig. After the huge success of the Liga Privada offspring Undercrown, Drew Estate decided to build on that brand. So a few years later, the Undercrown Shade was released. Ministry of Cigars reviewed that cigar a few days ago. So it wasn’t a...

Undercrown Shade Flying Pig

Undercrown Shade Flying Pig

Undercrown Shade Flying Pig. By now, the story of the Flying Pig is probably known. When Drew Estate started making cigars, people said that they would only become successful when pigs would fly. And successful they became. Then Steve Saka, back then CEO of Drew...

Tobacco Lords Natural Cunninghame

Tobacco Lords Natural Cunninghame

Tobacco Lords Natural Cunninghame. Robert Graham 1874 is probably the oldest liquor and tobacco shop in Scotland. And in 2017, they decided to have their own cigars made. They reached out to Joya de Nicaragua and together they created two blends. The Tobacco Lords...

Maria Mancini Edicion Limitada 2018 Corona Colorado

Maria Mancini Edicion Limitada 2018 Corona Colorado

Maria Mancini Edicion Limitada 2018 Corona Colorado. Maria Mancini is over twenty years old. And all those times the cigars have been made in Honduras. The brand is owned by the 100-year-old German August Schuster Zigarren from Bunde. They are one of the oldest cigar...

Debonaire Maduro First Degree

Debonaire Maduro First Degree

Debonaire Maduro First Degree. Debonaire is the brand of Philip Zanghi. Zanghi first made his steps into the cigar industry in the 1990s in a partnership with Rocky Patel. They were both new to the business. With Zanghi’s connection with Indian Motorcycles, they...

Alec Bradley Fine & Rare RS10=(86) 2018 release

Alec Bradley Fine & Rare RS10=(86) 2018 release

Alec Bradley Fine & Rare RS10=(86) 2018 release. For the last couple of years, Alec Bradley is releasing a limited edition. Well, two actually, the Filthy Hooligan and the Fine and Rare. Where the Filthy Hooligan is more of a gimmick for St Patrick’s day, the Fine...

Joya de Nicaragua Cinco Decadas Diadema

Joya de Nicaragua Cinco Decadas Diadema

Joya de Nicaragua Cinco Decadas Diadema. That’s one of the two vitolas that Joya de Nicaragua released of this blend. And the Cinco Decadas stands for the 50th anniversary of the factory. Opened in 1968 and still standing. It’s the oldest factory in Nicaragua and...

PDR Dark Roast Robusto

PDR Dark Roast Robusto

PDR Dark Roast Robusto. Coffee flavored cigars are popular. Several popular brands have a coffee infused cigar line in their portfolio. Drew Estate even has two with the Tabak Especial and Isla del Sol. Plus they produce the Java for Rocky Patel. The Nub Cafe from...

VegaFina Exclusivo Benelux Toro

VegaFina Exclusivo Benelux Toro

VegaFina Exclusivo Benelux Toro. VegaFina is a brand made at Casa de Garcia on the Dominican Republic. And Casa de Garcia is the largest cigar factory in the country. It’s part of Altadis. And Altadis is part of Imperial Brands. But for how long is the question....

Tobacco Lords Maduro Speirs

Tobacco Lords Maduro Speirs

Tobacco Lords Maduro Speirs. Alexander Speirs was one of the biggest tobacco traders from Glasgow. And Glasgow was once the epicenter of the European tobacco trade. During the mid of the American revolution, approximately half of all tobacco in Western Europe was...

Alec Bradley Magic Toast Robusto

Alec Bradley Magic Toast Robusto

Alec Bradley Magic Toast Robusto. The name Magic Toast comes from when Ralph Montero and Alan Rubin inspected the tobacco fields. Their flight got delayed, they weren’t able to reach the factory in time so they decided to inspect the tobacco fields instead. And when...

Three size Revolution sampler

Three size Revolution sampler

Three size Revolution sampler. When you ask people in what countries cigars are produced, the answer will be Cuba in most of the cases. More informed people will mention the Dominican Republic and Nicaragua. Then Honduras is the fourth country on the list. And maybe...

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