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Cigar News: Sinistro Announces La Fabrica Series

Sinistro is releasing a new line with multiple blends: La Fabrica. This new series consists of small batches of “forgotten” cigars that have been aging for some time. The cigars are unearthed, tested, and given new names. The concept is similar to the Lost & Found series from Robert Caldwell and Matt Booth.

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Blind Cigar Review: El Artista | Big Papi Slugger Score 90%

Blind Cigar Review: El Artista | Big Papi Slugger

“My first impressions were negative due to the size of the cigar. Eliminating my bias towards that was easy once I started smoking the cigar. It really was a pleasant and long experience. This is still not necessarily going to be a first choice smoke for me but I can say it was flavorful enough all the way through to work for a niche smoke at the right time for me. Well constructed and good looking, I’d revisit this cigar again.” -Diana (ArmyRN)

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Blind Cigar Review: Pulita | 60 Aniversario Toro Score 89%

Blind Cigar Review: Pulita | 60 Aniversario Toro

“This cigar hit all of my sweet spots in terms of flavor. Peppery, leathery, with hints of scotch whiskey toward the end. I’d happily invest in a few more of these to see if I could get some with a more consistent draw. I bet this would be a tremendous smoke if that issue was ameliorated. ” -John I. (John I.)

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Cigar News: El Artista Unveils Big Papi Humidor

(Tamboril, DR) – Today Tabacalera El Artista released details about a limited edition ‘Big Papi by David Ortiz’ humidor. Each is adorned with David Ortiz’s autograph and filled with Big Papi by David Ortiz cigars, part of the remaining original production run from 2013. “We wanted to memorialize the first batch of cigars David blended,” says Radhames Rodriguez, President of El Artista Cigars, “so we built eight exquisite 100-count humidors to house the remaining 800 cigars”.

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Cigar News: El Artista Cigars Shipping Big Papi and David Ortiz Appearances

(Tamboril, Dominican Republic) – Today the President of El Artista Cigars, Radhames “Ram” Rodriguez announced the first boxes of Big Papi by David Ortiz began shipping this week from Doral, FL. The much anticipated cigar line makes its way onto hundreds of retail shelves this week, fulfilling IPCPR 2016 pre-orders. The first boxes shipped Monday morning, and El Artista expects thousands of boxes to reach retailers by Friday. Mr. Rodriguez stated, “The response from retailers and consumers has been overwhelming. We get calls every day.”

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Cigar News: Manolo Estate Cigars to Debut at IPCPR

July 13, 2015 (Hoboken, NJ) – The Master Blends Cigar Company with Tabacalera El Artista will showcase their highly anticipated boutique brand, Manolo Estate Hand Rolled Cigars, at the 83rd Annual IPCPR Convention & International Trade Show in New Orleans, Louisiana from July 17 -21 in booth #15229.

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Blind Cigar Review: Exactus | Puro Ambar Legacy Gran Robusto

“This cigar was a very enjoyable smoke on a Tuesday night. The aromas and flavor profile were quite enjoyable and pleasant to the palate. The lack of spice or pepper up front was unconventional due to the color and makeup of the cigar, however, it led to a surprising smoke and “on the edge of your seat” experience waiting for what was next to come. The cigar never truly changed complexity and stayed the same throughout, but again, the flavor profile was enjoyable so it did not hinder the overall outcome. I would suggest at least giving this cigar a chance and seeing if it fits your style. For me, I like a stronger maduro with a lot of pepper forward, but this is a nice change of pace to clean out the palate and enjoy some sweet, citrus flavors and aromas.” -Steve (ThaGreatWazoo)

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Blind Cigar Review: Exactus | Puro Ambar Short Coloso

“Overall, the cigar started off pretty good for me. After it lost most of the spice, which was early on, it seemed to stay the same during the last two thirds. It became pretty mild overall, but was a nice creamy smoke with some sweetness. It was just OK for me, nothing spectacular.” -Wes (SosaCub4Life)

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