Southern Draw Cigars – IGNITE 2022

Southern Draw Cigars is HONORED to announce three additions to its Fall Release 2022 schedule with the fourth and fifth installments of the IGNITE some good charitable campaign as it joins forces with Warriors on the Fly and the United States Border Patrol Fallen Officers Scholarship Fund to share their respective missions via the release of these entirely new cigars, available in a specially designed IGNITE DRAWpak samplers. 

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Alec Bradley Cigar Co. to Begin Shipping PCA Debut: Double Broadleaf- Experimental Series

Alec Bradley Cigar Company today announced that Double Broadleaf- Experimental Series, which debuted to great fanfare at the 2022 Premium Cigar Association (PCA) Trade Show, July 8-12 in Las Vegas, Nevada, just started shipping to tobacconists. The third installment in the company’s Experimental Series, and the first full cigar line release by Alec Bradley since 2020’s Project 40 Maduro, the Alec Bradley Double Broadleaf- Experimental Series is a welcomed and unique addition to the company’s cigar portfolio.

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Cayman Cigar Company: Luxury Cigar Brand to Focus on Charity

Cayman Cigar Company is the world’s only premium cigar company to donate 100% of net profits to charity.

CAYMAN ISLANDS – Cayman Cigar Company is one of the world’s first luxury cigar brands to offer consumers premium cigars and the knowledge every purchase provides financial support to charities around the world. The company is unique in two ways. First, its collection of hand-rolled cigars provide a level of quality on par with Cuban cigars – minus the expense and hassle of sourcing Cuban cigars. Second, every dollar that doesn’t immediately go back into rolling its next cigar is donated to international charities – as well as those closer to home for the company.

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PCA Hosts Introductory Meeting with Center for Tobacco Products Leadership

[Washington, DC — Sept 7, 2022] Today, the Premium Cigar Association (PCA) briefed Dr. Brian King, the new Director of the Center for Tobacco Products (CTP), on the industry’s issue set and the association’s priorities. The briefing, which was one of Dr. King’s first engagements with stakeholders, covered material facts about the uniqueness of the products, legislative history, current health data, economics, and impact of regulatory efforts. Director King was joined by several other members of the Food & Drug Administration (FDA), including Michele Mital, Deputy Director of the Center for Tobacco Products, and the PCA was represented by Greg Zimmerman (The Tobacco Company), Scott Regina (Emerson’s Cigars), Mike Condor (Crowned Heads), Scott Pearce (PCA), Joshua Habursky (PCA), and Patrick Anderson (PCA consultant).

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YAYA CIGARS BEGIN SHIPPING TO RETAILERS

Nashua, NH- YAYA from CigarZona made its US launch at this year’s PCA (Premium Cigar Association) trade show in Las Vegas, NV. YAYA landed in the United portfolio after its hometown launch in 2021 that then led to a branded lounge in owner Carlos Gonzalez’s backyard of Santiago, Dominican Republic. The Yaya name has a rich history to the people of the Dominican Republic but an even deeper meaning to Carlos and his family. On his grandfather’s campo, an old lady would roll cigars and the grandchildren would sneak cigars from her. She was lovingly known as YAYA and now the memories that Carlos has of her live on trough the line.

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PCA Objects to Malaysia’s Generational Smoking Ban Bill

[Washington, DC — Sept 2, 2022] Today, the Premium Cigar Association (PCA) submitted evidence for consideration by the Members of the Parliamentary Select Committee and Health Minister for Malaysia to revise The Control of Tobacco Product and Smoking Bill. The bill in its’ current form removes the ability of adults to make decisions for themselves in the future. The year restriction for tobacco sales would ban all people born on or after January 1, 2007, from ever buying tobacco products, effectively banning tobacco sales moving forward.

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This weekend: RoMa Craft Tobac hosts Weaselfest in Austin

Fair Market in Austin will be the site for a seven-hour party with live music, good food and great cigars. RoMa Craft Tobac celebrating it’s 12th year in business and is hosting its annual Weaselfest.

The event will give patrons a taste of Austin with local BBQ, Texas Brewers and Distillers, and most importantly, a limited edition cigar taster.

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Philips & King Slaughterhouse

This cigar has a smooth medium brown Habano wrapper with Nicaraguan filler. It’s a bundle cigar that meassures 7×50. The cold draw is a bit tight so I reamed it once. After the ream, the draw opens up nicely. The aromas from the foot are light earth and tobacco. Tonight’s beverage is a Bulleit Old Fashioned, which is not as sweet as most Old Fashions you get at a bar. 75 proof, so mostly Bourbon. Also using the Ciccar holder, which helps the burn stay even.

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