The new nationwide network will provide care to veterans and first responders suffering from post-traumatic stress and TBI (traumatic brain injury). Avalon will establish 20 treatment sites around the country to serve thousands of veterans, first responders, and their families.
This is a very good looking cigar construction wise, with the DC braided ring. The wrapper is a true Cameroon with a touch of green in the wrapper. It is pig-tailed with a shaggy foot. The draw is perfect. Tonight’s beverage is a cold Rogue Dead Guy Ale.
The initial flavor notes are sweet and grassy, with a grassy retrohale. There are no hints of paper that I usually experience with Ecuadoran grown Cameroon seed wrappers. The Ale tones down the sweetness a bit making for a nice pairing.
This cigar has a toothy dark wrapper that has a couple of minor flaws, but overall looks appealing. Some sweet cocoa notes from the foot. A very clean vcut reveals a smooth draw with some sweetness in the tobacco flavor. Today’s beverage is a cold Shiner Candied Pecan Porter.
The initial draws are strong tobacco with lurking cocoa notes. The retrohale is smooth. The beer is subtly sweet, but overall a good Porter that matches the cigar well.
Austin, TX — The Southern Draw Cigars family have commissioned the AJ Fernandez Cigar Co. to produce our contemporary blend cigar, a humble effort to share the legacy of Traditional Tobacco, that is tobacco and other plant mixtures used by Native Americans for the same reasons as our family, for sacred rituals, ceremony, healing and giving thanks. FUN FACT: Research shows that Native Americans were smoking tobacco more than 1,000 years before Europeans arrived with their own domesticated variety, possibly dating back to 2500 BC.
Austin, Texas – Southern Draw Cigars, the growing hand-made premium cigar brand, debuts a brand campaign featuring a new logo and product offering known as the Firethorn – Augusta. As a U.S. Veteran family-owned and operated business, the new Firethorn logo represents the decades long service history of Southern Draw’s U.S. Veterans and the company has again partnered with Arizona-based JMG Graphic Works on the brand evolution.
Southern Draw Cigars, makers of the award-winning Jacobs Ladder and Brimstone blends of cigars, have released two new “Brimstone” expressions, as part of their Fall Release Collection. Using a toothy USA grown Pennsylvania Broadleaf maduro wrapper and binder and select Nicaraguan ligero tobaccos, best known for their unique bold flavor profile, soft sorghum molasses like sweetness, hints of cracked black pepper, dark chocolate, and ripe fruits the all-natural flavors have been developed through a multi-stage fermentation and aging process.
Southern Draw Cigars and Cigars International today announces the release of two NEW sizes of Fraternal Order White (Lancero) and Fraternal Order Black (Solomon) and a new blend – Fraternal Order Blue (Toro) which have been produced by Southern Draw Cigars in Estelí, Nicaragua. Exciting news for consumers, the Fraternal Order blends are no longer retail exclusives as Southern Draw and Cigars International will debut all three new releases at the 100% free event – Virtual CIGARFest 2020 on October 16th and 17th and provide the Fraternal Order portfolio to all retail store locations and online store for those consumers that are unable to visit one of the exciting retail store locations. https://www.facebook.com/CIGARfest
In the San Antonio cigar retailer world, Keith Rumbo is the one everyone wants to be. His father started a business, the Humidor, and he bought out his father to get to where he is today. Club Humidor has four locations in San Antonio.
Southern Draw Cigars, the family owned premium cigar brand announced two unique line extensions for the DESERT ROSE cigar blend. The first “new bloom” is the Famous Exclusivo (Famous Smoke Shop) and the second is for general distribution to all valued retail partners.
Dunbarton, NH – Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust® (DTT) is announcing an innovative virtual initiative dubbed with their tongues firmly planted in cheek called “The DTT Timeshare Experience”. The program will be debuting in the 2nd half of July 2020 in response to the cancellation of PCA’s Annual Trade Show for the cigar industry.
This cigar is very dark and smells very rich. The bunch is firm. Tonight’s beverage is a glass of Diplomatico Reserve Exclusiva Rum. The flavor starts out heavy on the tongue like molasses, enhanced by the rum. The retrohale has hints of black pepper with heavy smoke as well. The burn is fairly even. Continue reading Rocky Patel Aged Limited Rare Toro→
Cigar Federation Color Project Tiger Kitty Sharp Claws with Herradura Double Barrell Reposado.
This cigar is part of Cigar Federation’s Color Project and is produced at the Oveja Negra factory in Esteli, home of Black Label Trading Company. It is a very smooth Robusto with a medium brown wrapper. The foot has a rich aroma with a figgy sweetness.
This cigar has a mostly smooth wrapper with some veins towards the head. The foot smells of light cocoa. Cutting with a Colibri deep V. Full disclosure, this was a gift and is definitely out of my price range. The cold draw is perfect.