West Tampa Tobacco Company may be a new name to cigar lovers, but they are grounded in decades of experience in the field. The company’s founder, Rick Rodriguez, grew up in West Tampa, and his grandparents’ tales of rolling cigars in Cuba bolstered his early interest in the craft. Before long, he was studying under titans of the industry, including the likes of Benji Menendez.
Slaughterhouse: The Operator cigars Founded by former U.S. servicemen Storm Boen and Ben Edmundson in 2012, Operation: Cigars For Warriors is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing our deployed troops with cigars and other amenities. The group sends nearly 20,000 cigars per month to troops overseas, providing much-needed respite to those who protect and serve […]
A Complete Guide To Southern Draw Cigars Carefully crafted at AJ Fernandez’s Tabacalera Fernandez in Esteli, Nicaragua, Southern Draw cigars have made a big impact in the relatively short time they’ve been around. Founded in 2013 by the husband and wife team of Robert and Sharon Holt, the Southern Draw brand has quickly risen to […]
Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) has steadily become a powerhouse in the world of cigars, and they don’t seem to be slowing down. Earlier this week, on June 14, they put another feather in their cap with the announcement that they’ve acquired the brand Room101.
Chillin’ Moose Bull Moose cigars Boasting beautiful Nicaraguan spice and a cool big-ring burn, the Chillin’ Moose Bull Moose adds an audacious new dimension to Forged Cigars popular Chillin’ Moose portfolio. Built from a heavy blend of tobaccos pulled from Nicaragua’s vibrant volcanic soils, the mighty Bull Moose is beefier, stronger, and even more flavorful […]