All posts by Pippin

I am a part time journalist and a full time cigar and pipe tobacco reviewer. If you enjoy "the leaf," Why not join us over at Cigarweekly.com. I personally have 30ish years of knowledge to share and I consider myself one of the lesser experts.

Southern Draw – Honoring Veterans and our decades-long military service in Augusta, Georgia

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.

Continue reading Southern Draw – Honoring Veterans and our decades-long military service in Augusta, Georgia

Southern Draw adds two more “rungs” to the Jacobs Ladder Brimstone

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.

Continue reading Southern Draw adds two more “rungs” to the Jacobs Ladder Brimstone

NEW Fraternal Order – debuts at Cigars International – Virtual CIGARFest 2020

October 13, 2020 – Austin, Texas

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

Continue reading NEW Fraternal Order – debuts at Cigars International – Virtual CIGARFest 2020

Deep Boutique

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.

Continue reading Deep Boutique