The Cigar Industry Report is a one-stop place to catch up on the activity here at Cigar Coop. It is a combination of the news reports, cigar reviews, and assessment updates we do throughout the week. In addition, each week we will look back at Cigar Coop history. Look for this report every Saturday morning at 8am Eastern Time.
Cigar Industry Report: Edition 536 (5/6/23)
(Published May 7, 2023)
Altadis USA Returns to PCA Trade for 2023
This week Altadis confirmed it was coming back to the 2023 Premium Cigar Association (PCA) Trade Show. We got the details here.
C.L.E. Cigar Company Announces Sensorium
C.L.E. Cigar Company has announced a super-premium blend under the Asylum brand known as Asylum Sensorium. The cigar features a tobacco grown by Julio Eiroa known as Piñareno. It will also be an Asylum Cigar ranging from $50.00 to $60.00 MSRP. We got the details here.
Drew Estate: The company announced details around the Liga Privada H99 Super Ancho. The company also announced it would introduce 25-Count Boxes for Liga Privada Unico Serie Nasty Fritas
Tatuaje Cigars: Announced the Tatuaje Cojonu 2018, Tatuaje Tuxtla Belle Encre and Tuxtla Bon Chasseur releases
E.P. Carrillo: The E.P. Carrillo Platinum Bash is heading to retailers:
Selected Tobacco: The company will be releasing the long-awaited Atabey Complete Selection Limited Edition Humidor to PCA 2023
Aganorsa Leaf: This week it was announced the Aganorsa Leaf Rare Fusion would be the 19th MicroBlend for Smoke Inn
La Galera Cigars: Announced it would repackage the La Galera Connecticut
Powstanie Cigars: Announced the release is set for the Powstanie Habano and Broadleaf Corona Gorda
United Cigars: Announced the opening of its Red Anchor branded lounge.
Fuerte y Libre Cigars: Announced a price increase
Camacho Factory Unleashed 2 (Toro)
Tatuaje Monster Mash Creature
La Flor Dominicana TAA 50 Oro Tercera Edicion Natural
My Father Le Bijou 1922 100 Años Limited Edition Corona Extra
Agile Cigar Reviews
All Saints St. Francis Oscuro Mitre
The Smoking Syndicate
Features and Blog
None this Week
None this Week
Prime Time Podcasts
Prime Time Show
Prime Time Episode 266: Mo Maali, Patina Cigars
Prime Time Special Edition
Prime Time Special Edition 141: Hendrik Kelner Jr., KBF
Prime Time Jukebox
Prime Time Jukebox Episode 95: The Beginning of the End
TBD Prime Time Special Edition 142: TBA
5/10: Smoking Syndicate Roundtable #11: Macaundo Flint Knoll
5/11: Prime Time Episode 267: Nestor Miranda & Jason Wood, Miami Cigar & Company
On This Date…
On this date May 6:
May 6, 2011: We reported on Operation Cigar Liberty: HR 1639.
May 6, 2012: We assessed the Tatuaje Cojonu 2009.
May 6, 2013: We previewed the Rocky Patel Fifteenth Anniversary 6 x 60
May 6, 2013: We assessed the Casa Magna Domus Magnus II.
May 6, 2014: We assessed the Cubanacan Special Edition Event Cigar.
May 6, 2015: We assessed the Avo Limited Edition 2003 – Avo 77 – a part of Avo’s Greatest Hits Sampler.
May 6, 2015: We previewed the Southern Cigar Festival Preview and talked about the “La Angostura” Project
May 6, 2015: We reported on Warped Cigars and Casa Fernandez teaming up for the Futuro project.
May 6, 2016: We reported on the debut of the Florida Sun Grown Tobacco Blend to Debut at Drew Estate Barn Smoker.
May 6, 2016: We reported on Davidoff ‘s financial review for 2015.
May 6, 2016: We did a Feature Story called “Understanding the FDA Warning Label Requirement for Premium Cigars“
May 6, 2017: We published Cigar Industry Report: Volume 6, Number 24 (5/6/17)
May 6, 2018: We assessed the Gran Habano La Conquista Robusto
May 6, 2019: We published Prime Time Special Edition 53: Two Year Anniversary Show
May 6, 2019: We reported on Joya de Nicaragua 2019’s TAA Exclusive releases heading to retailers
May 6, 2019: We assessed the E.P. Carrillo TAA Exclusive (2018)
May 6, 2019: We reported on the Guardian of the Farm Buster becoming Casa de Montecristo Houston Exclusive
May 6, 2020: We reported on the Crux Limitada 2020
May 6, 2020: We assessed the Montecristo Nicaragua Series Toro by Altadis U.S.A.
May 6, 2021: We reported on the Macanudo Gold Label 2021
May 6, 2021: We reported on the Casa Cuevas Patrimonio
May 6, 2021: We reported on the Bolivar Regentes
May 6, 2021: We reported on the Cohiba Ideales
May 6, 2021: We reported on Rocky Patel Sixty
May 6, 2021: We reported on Southern Draw skipping the 2021 PCA and TPE Trade Shows
May 6, 2022: We assessed the La Sirena Mexican Mermaid Toro Box-Pressed
May 6, 2022: We reported on the My Father Flor de Las Antillas 10th Anniversary Limited Edition
May 6, 2022: We published The Smoking Syndicate: Dunbarton Tobacco and Trust Mi Querida Triqui Traca No. 448
May 6, 2022: We reported on the Alec Bradley Taste of the World Chunk Sampler
May 6, 2022: We reported on the Freud Agape Limited Edition
May 6, 2022: We reported on Room101 and Luxury Cigar Club teaming up for Cherubs