Around thew world, even people who don't smoke cigars know the name Cohiba. A few months ago, Cohiba released the Cohiba Royale. General Cigar, parent company of Cohiba, touted the release as the fullest and strongest of any cigar to ever carry the Cohiba name. It is also the first Cohiba to not be made [...]
For those of us who love premium cigars, the leaf known as 'Medio Tiempo' is almost mythical in status. This year, Southern Draw Cigars released a special iteration of the Kudzu called Lustrum. Not only does this cigar contain Medio Tiempo, but it is the wrapper leaf for this new blend. Garret and I each smoked a few, and here is our evaluation.
Balmoral is a brand owned by Royal Agio Cigars. They have been gradually expanding their U.S. presence over the last few years. In 2018 they announced a new line of collaborations under the name Serie Signaturas, and the first cigar would be called Dueto. It is a collaboration with none other than Ernesto Perez-Carrillo Jr. and is made at his factory in the Dominican Republic.