Newly formed The Forged Cigar Company, distributor of La Gloria Cubana, has announced La Gloria Cubana Spirit of the Lady. This Limited Edition cigar is a five-country blend that honors the masterful artisans at the El Credito Cigar Factory in Santiago, Dominican Republic.
The Forged Cigar Company has announced a new line in the La Gloria Cubana brand, Criollo de Oro." This new limited edition line gets its name from the hybrid varietal developed by crossing two Cuban seed tobaccos: the versatile Criollo ’98 with the rare Cuban seed Pelo de Oro.
La Gloria Cubana, a brand known for its larger ring gauges and full-bodied cigars, is introducing a new addition to its Serie R line - the La Gloria Cubana Serie R No. 8 Maduro. This new cigar is the largest maduro offering from the brand to date, and it's set to become a full-time addition to the Serie R franchise. The cigars will ship on February 1, 2023.
For its latest release, La Gloria Cubana turned to its fans to create the brand’s latest limited edition release. The La Gloria Cubana Society Cigar gets its name from a special group of cigar smokers that interact with the brand regularly both online through the LGC website and offline through La Gloria activations across the US.
The Forged Cigar Company is launching a new line under the La Gloria Cubana brand, called “Medio Tiempo.” This new cigar will come in three sizes and ship on May 4. Medio Tiempo will be a regular production cigar. Medio tiempo is the highest priming of a tobacco plant and is known for being very strong.
"I feel like this is a great stick if it wasn't for the construction problems. The opening light cedar and floral notes seemed to be leading into some nice buttery leather and nuttiness. Sadly, I only got hints of what could have been. The fact I kept having to put fire to this cigar lead to some strong pepper and smokiness and a super dried-out palate. I would certainly revisit this blend in hopes of a better result. " -Lauren S. (Lauren S.)
La Gloria Cubana collaborating with the famed, family-owned El Titán de Bronze Cigar Factory. The company wanted to make this brandto honor La Gloria’s roots in Miami’s Little Havana district, where El Titán de Bronze Cigar Factory is located. This is reflected in the name of the limited-edition called “Eighth Street.” The concept was created by Justin Andrews and the cigar was blended by the team at El Titán de Bronze.
La Gloria Cubana is adding a 7 x 70 size to their Serie R line. The collection is known for its fat ring gauges and this marks the brand’s largest size to date. The La Gloria Cubana Serie R No 8 uses an Ecuadoran Sumatra wrapper, Nicaraguan binder and Nicaraguan and Dominican blend.
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"The flavors were enjoyable, strength within reason and construction was spot-on. What more could one person ask for in a cigar? It might not have been deadnuts center of my wheelhouse in terms of the flavors, but they were quite enjoyable nonetheless. I really liked this cigar." -Kip (Half Ashed)
"An earthy, slightly coffee flavored Maduro but very one-note. It became quite harsh likely due to the need to relight so many times. The construction and burn were very lacking. At a budget stick price, this would not be an awful choice but at a higher price point, the construction would make this an absolute no-buy for me." -Lauren S. (Lauren S.)