HBTC Review: Pichardo Reserva Familiar Connecticut Toro

HBTC Review: Pichardo Reserva Familiar Connecticut Toro

The story of ACE Prime Cigars is one that is important to the premium cigar culture. Even with a long lineage in premium tobacco going back generations in Cuba, there is a genuine desire by the founders to improve the lives of people. In the portfolio from ACE Prime is a line called Pichardo Reserva Familiar, named for Don. Eradio Pichardo, the Master Blender for ACE Prime.

HBTC MULTIPLE PERSONALITY REVIEW: Camacho Nicaragua Robusto

HBTC MULTIPLE PERSONALITY REVIEW: Camacho Nicaragua Robusto

The Camacho line of premium cigars added a new blend to the lineup last year. The new Camacho Nicaragua is the latest addition to the recognizably bright and colorful branding, many of which becoming favorites in the last few years. This time, the color is a deep orange with the distinctive Camacho branding. Here is Matt's review of the Robusto size.

HBTC Multiple Personality Review: Cohiba Royale Toro

HBTC Multiple Personality Review: Cohiba Royale Toro

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 [...]

HBTC Review: Espinosa Warzone Robusto

HBTC Review: Espinosa Warzone Robusto

Cameroon is one of those tobacco leaves that we smoke all the time, and maybe don't really think about. It has been a popular leaf for many decades, and when processed with care it can be an extremely flavorful and distinct element in a premium cigar. In 2019, the people at Espinosa Cigars teamed up with General Cigar to create Warzone. General has a massive supply of Cameroon tobacco, and Erik Espinosa had never made a cigar with this wrapper leaf, so a new partnership was born.

HBTC Review: PSyKo SEVEN Nicaragua Robusto

HBTC Review: PSyKo SEVEN Nicaragua Robusto

Premium Cigars is definitely a business with a lot of family legacy. There are many family names known throughout the industry, and the love of fine tobacco passes down from father to son. In the case of the Ortez family, from father to daughter. Indiana Ortez is a daughter to Omar Ortez. Omar has been well known in the business for over 30 years, and Indiana Ortez is following in his footsteps.