Camacho, the world’s best-known producer of bold Honduran smokes, has announced the release of new 4-pack assortments for its popular Corojo and Connecticut lines.
Nice construction, firm with minimal veins. The foot smells like sweet tobacco, very nice pre-light smell. The draw off the light was perfect, nice and light with just a touch of resistance. Slightly sweet taste with a touch of pepper. This is producing a lot of thick, white smoke. Burn is a little bit uneven but not bad enough to fix it.
The Macallan is set to unveil its latest development on the brand with the introduction of an entirely new range, The 1824 Series, commencing in the UK market this Autumn.
Ballantine’s, the No 1 ultra-premium Scotch whisky in Asia Pacific, is set to unveil two Signature Distillery Editions of Ballantine’s 17 Year Old – part of a new four-strong collection of innovative whiskies that highlight the influence of the signature malts that provide the depth to Ballantine’s 17 Year Old.
Sour ales with their funky aromas and tart apple flavors are the up-and-coming thing with brewers here in the US. But of course in Belgium, they're old news. Which really only means they've had a few more centuries to get it right. In the pantheon of sour beers, Rodenbach is a classic.
Old Pulteney Single Malt Scotch Whisky has refreshed the design of its full range - the first significant update of the brand’s identity for several years.
Following a successful collaboration with TEDGlobal in 2011 and TED 2012 earlier this year, Dewar's are proud to announce a 3-year partnership with TED, launching at this year's TEDGlobal conference in Edinburgh, Scotland.
The band is very Cuban looking...classic red and white with gold foil, very simply, yet very classy. The wrapper was a medium brown with lots of red in it and darker brown mottling in a streaking pattern that went in the direction of the roll. It had a nice woody, earthy note with a little cinnamon.
The wrapper on this cigar was a very nice reddish brown in color. It has lots of oils and some tooth to it as well. The veins that were present were fine and medium in size.
Made by E.P. Carrillo in the Dominican Republic at his new and fabulous factory, the cigar is made in the great Cuban fashion as well. Ernesto Perez-Carrillo is a living legend in the industry, and working with him on this project was nothing but brilliant.
PRE LIGHT; The habano sun grown Ecuadorian wrapper has a rustic look and an oily sheen. The vitola is well packed and firm to the touch. there’s an aroma of cedar emanating from this toro.This edition is the much-anticipated follow-up to the 1991 ESV. It didn’t disappoint.
One of the oldest and rarest bottles of whisky worth around £125,000 is set to go under the hammer at the Metrocentre. The bottle of Dalmore Zenith has been created exclusively for The Whisky Shop, and is on display at the store in Metrocentre until July 2.
Heaven Hill Distilleries tells BourbonBlog.com that a new limited edition release of Elijah Craig 20-Year-Old Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey will be introduced to replace Elijah Craig 18 in late May or early June 2012.
It started off at the 80th Annual International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers Trade Show and Convention in Orlando, Florida. Our goals for the show were simple, meet with your retail tobacconists and share the story of our company.
Perdomo Lot 23 - La Herencia Cubana Core - CAO La Traviata - CAO Cameroon l’anniversaire - Romeo y Julieta Reserva Real - 5 Vegas AAA - Partagas 150
Romeo y Julieta, the largest premium cigar brand made by Altadis U.S.A. Inc., now has a fuller bodied and eye-grabbing new incarnation. Romeo by Romeo y Julieta will begin shipping early next month, and the cigar has a bold new look and completely new taste.
JML 1902, from Miami’s La Tradicion Cubana, is named for José M. Losa, the grandfather of LTC founder Luis Sanchez. The JML was the first cigar from the new factory in the Dominican Republic after the original factory in Miami was destroyed by fire in 2006.
Ralfy asks all you maltsters, have you tried any American Malt Whisky recently? Well this might put you in the mood, Whisky Review #297 – St. Georges American Malt Whisky.
Scotch whiskey is one of the most popular drinks worldwide. Although brands like Johnny Walker and Jameson have dominated markets for long time, nowadays a lot of nations are starting to produce their own whiskey.
The scene is a familiar one: women and men decked out in traditional dirndls and lederhosen while they swig steins of beer to the toe-tapping tune of oompah bands
Knob Creek 9yo 'Small batch” (50%, OB, +/-2011) Scented leather (if such a thing exists but other wise you'll have to use your imagination), coffee grounds and a glorious richness are all found in abundance on the nose.
La Dueña (translates to The Owner in English) is a cigar line that is blended by Pete Johnson (owner of Tatuaje Cigars) specifically for Janny Garcia, the owner of My Father Cigars.
A. Smith Bowman Distillery announces today the grand opening of its Visitor Center and tourism operation. The Visitor Center is a multi-purpose room containing an area for branded merchandise, a tasting bar, plus historical artifacts which are incorporated in the tours.
The cigar has a very silky wrapper and a light brown coloring with hints of red clay present. I would say it falls in between the Natural and Colorado color scheme for cigar wrappers, and it is very elegant and simple.
Liquor supplier Pernod Ricard Asia Travel Retail has launched a new addition to the permanent Martell prestige cognac range in Asian duty-free.