• Perdomo Firecracker
    by Patrick Lagreid on August 8, 2020 at 7:42 pm

    This site has covered its fair share of cigars that are a part of a series, whether they be ones named for movie monsters or made exclusively for a retailer. In the case of the Firecracker series, it’s a series notable for its vitola, a very distinct physical feature, and its strength. It also might The post Perdomo Firecracker appeared first on halfwheel.

  • Johns Creek, Ga. Makes Parks Tobacco Free
    by Patrick Lagreid on August 8, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    As the parks of Johns Creek begin to reopen, visitors are being greeted by new signage and policies indicating that the areas are now completely tobacco and vapor free, a change that came by way of an ordinance passed by the city council in late July. To give the ban teeth, the council approved the The post Johns Creek, Ga. Makes Parks Tobacco Free appeared first on halfwheel.

  • All Saints Dedicación Commandant
    by Brooks Whittington on August 7, 2020 at 10:00 pm

    While most people reading this article have probably not heard of the All Saints brand, one of the founders became a part of the cigar industry more than 20 years ago. Micky Pegg started as an intern on Capitol Hill, where he was sent to buy cigars for a member of Congress from retailer Georgetown The post All Saints Dedicación Commandant appeared first on halfwheel.

  • Casa de Montecristo Cancels 2020 Tampa Cigar Bash Due to COVID-19
    by Patrick Lagreid on August 7, 2020 at 8:16 pm

    Yet another cigar festival has been forced to cancel due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as today Casa de Montecristo announced that it is canceling the 2020 Tampa Cigar Bash, which had been set for October. The retailer delayed putting tickets on sale in hopes of the pandemic situation improving enough to move forward with the The post Casa de Montecristo Cancels 2020 Tampa Cigar Bash Due to COVID-19 appeared first on halfwheel.

  • Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 19 – Robert Holt – Southern Draw Cigars
    by bostonjimmie on August 7, 2020 at 7:25 pm

    In this episode we take a trip to an undisclosed location with Robert Holt, owner of Southern Draw Cigars and talk about what’s new with Robert and his Southern Draw Cigars Family. It has been over five years since Southern Draw Cigars came onto the cigar scene. They were the 2019 recipient of the Stogie Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 19 – Robert Holt – Southern Draw Cigars

  • Indianhead Cigars Set to Release Team Meerkat
    by Patrick Lagreid on August 7, 2020 at 6:47 pm

    Indianhead Cigars is set to release Team Meerkat, the third and final new and limited line of cigars it previewed earlier this year in The Black Bag Job. Team Meerkat Suricata Suricatta (6 1/4 x 60) — $11 (Pack of 5, $55) — 440 Bundles of 5 Cigars (2,200 Total Cigars) Team Meerkat Sentry (5 The post Indianhead Cigars Set to Release Team Meerkat appeared first on halfwheel.

  • OSOK and Rojas Cigars Partner Up for Los Tejanos
    by Patrick Lagreid on August 7, 2020 at 3:00 pm

    Los Tejanos, a new project from Edgar Hoill of OSOK Ciars and Noel Rojas of Rojas Cigars is getting close to its release in late August. View this post on Instagram The first Los Tejanos Boxes we received to take photos. Los Tejanos by OSOX X ROJAS. Will hit cigar shops in 3 weeks. @rojascigars The post OSOK and Rojas Cigars Partner Up for Los Tejanos appeared first on halfwheel.

  • Esteban Carreras Releases Cashmere
    by Patrick Lagreid on August 7, 2020 at 1:31 pm

    Cashmere, a new release from Esteban Carreras is beginning to show up on store shelves, though the company so far has been tight-lipped about it. While the company has not responded to several emails seeking information about the cigar, several retailers have listed details about it on their websites. The blend uses an Ecuadorian Connecticut wrapper, The post Esteban Carreras Releases Cashmere appeared first on halfwheel.

  • Cigar News: FDA Acknowledges their Huge Workload for Substantial Equivalence Reports and Offers Possible Deferment
    by bostonjimmie on August 7, 2020 at 1:29 am

    On August 5th 2020, just 4 years after the FDA’s deeming regulations on the the cigar industry took effect, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration submitted a court filing which essentially proposed a program that will allow manufacturers to request a deferral on submitting substantial equivalence reports. Essentially it allows premium cigar manufacturers to apply Read more about Cigar News: FDA Acknowledges their Huge Workload for Substantial Equivalence Reports and Offers Possible Deferment

  • Cigar News: Fratello Cigars Announce “International Only” Sorella
    by bostonjimmie on August 7, 2020 at 12:48 am

    Fratello Cigars and Omar de Frias have announced their latest creation – the Fratello Sorella. Sorella was introduced in June 2019 with the release of the Space Fresh Packs in 6 x 50 format and served as “market research” for Fratello as they investigated expanding their future product offering. This “Same Blend, New Look” version Read more about Cigar News: Fratello Cigars Announce “International Only” Sorella