Gotham Cigars Blog

Tatiana Cigars - Are they the best flavored cigars in America?

19th Oct 2018

Tatiana CigarsEver wondered why cigar connoisseurs prefer non-flavored cigars to flavored? It is because very few brands in the stogie world want to use premium tobacco on flavored cigars or take the time to create delicious flavoring. The term “flavored cigar” often conjures visions of mediocre short fillers with tacky flavoring that ends up tasting like a car freshener. This scenario, however, could not be further from the truth when it comes to Tatiana Cigars.Tatiana Cigars are the perfect ba … read more

The new Romeo Y Julieta 1875 Nicaragua

Posted by Puffy Pete on 11th Oct 2018

1875 NicaraguaCigar connoisseurs and lovers of the leaf are tipping their caps to the new Romeo y Julieta 1875 Nicaragua cigar that came on to the market in July 2018. This phenomenal Nicaraguan Puro is rocking full flavors from vintage tobaccos with the excellence we have all come to expect from the Plasencia family. From the look of things, the Romeo y Julieta 1875 Nicaragua is destined to become a classic among cigar enthusiasts.A Little HistoryRomeo y Julieta is an enormous name in th … read more

Black and Mild Cigars are the number 1 cigars in the US!

Posted by Puffy Pete on 26th Sep 2018

BLACK AND MILD CIGARSThe Black and Mild brand of cigars is a benchmark in quality and value. Crafted from premium quality pipe tobacco and brimming with awesome flavors and aromas, Black and Mild cigars are a fan favorite both within the US and across the world. The decision to use pipe tobacco as fillers for cigars, in our opinion, is nothing less than sheer genius. John Middleton, the brain behind Black and Mild cigars, decided that pipe tobacco should be enjoyed by a larger population … read more

Dean's Cigars – Great value for a filtered cigar

Posted by Puffy Pete on 14th Sep 2018

Dean's Filtered CigarsFiltered cigars are rapidly becoming the go-to smokes for cigar enthusiasts and casual smokers alike. The flavor and authentic tobacco filling deliver a smoking experience, unlike any cigarette. Among the most revered brands of filtered cigars are Dean Cigars.A Little HistoryDean Cigars are American, machine-made filtered cigars. Until April 2017, Dean Cigars were owned by M&R Holdings under the owner and founder of the brand, Dean Rouse. They are now owned by Oh … read more

Why are Padron Cigars regarded as one of the best cigars on the market?

Posted by Puffy Pete on 30th Aug 2018

Padron Cigars one of the best cigars on the market.Few, if any cigar brands can hold a candle to Padron Cigars. Hailing from humble beginnings, Padron Cigars have carved an iconic name in the stogie world.Typically, most cigar brands appeal to either beginners or aficionados. Seldom will you find a brand that effortlessly walks the line between, but the Padron brand does. These cigars are loved for their rugged, rustic look and robust flavor which speaks to the hearts of aficionados and th … read more

​This cigar has the most flavor options

Posted by Puffy Pete on 22nd Aug 2018

White Owl CigarsThe subject of cigars is very close to my heart. Nothing gives me more pleasure than to talk stogies with friends while kicking back after a hard day’s work. We don’t agree on much, but the banter is top notch. Today I would like to broach one among the most popular cigar brands of all time, The White Owl.About the White Owl BrandThe White Owl Cigar brand is unlike any other in the industry. Tracing its roots from the late 19th century, this brand has obviously had time to weave … read more

Dutch Masters cigars, an everyday favorite

Posted by Puffy Pete on 17th Aug 2018

A legend in the stogie world, the Dutch MastersIt takes a lot to be dubbed a legend in any field. You must combine awesomeness with consistency and carry them over a reasonable period. Well, we are in the presence of a legend in the stogie world, the Dutch Masters. There is a common misconception in the cigar world that the more expensive the stogie, the better the flavor. Speaking as an aficionado, there is a lot to be missed when you become brand-rigid. Many cigars and cigarillos fly under the … read more

King Edward Cigars, a classic brand and great everyday smoke

Posted by Puffy Pete on 8th Aug 2018

King Edward The SevethThere is something to be said for any product that lasts for a century in the cigar market. Seldom do brands last for this long and still maintain the high quality, original flavor that fills their customers with nostalgia. Well, there is one such product in the stogie world, King Edwards Cigars. If you have never had any of the King Edward cigars or cigarillos, then you can by no means call yourself an aficionado. The King Edward brand has been around for a century and sti … read more

What new cigar is hitting tobacconists around the country?

Posted by Puffy Pete on 31st Jul 2018

The tobacco world is buzzing about the newest cigar in town. The Macanudo Inspirado Red, released earlier this year, has got cigar aficionados talking. The Macanudo Inspirado Red belongs to the Inspirado line of the Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG). Otherwise known for their mild-bodied cigars, STG turned the tables this time around and went for a magnificently aged full-bodied cigar. About the Macanudo Inspirado Red Stogie lovers, me included, love that this cigar went all out regarding … read more

​What is the right way to cut a cigar?

Posted by Puffy Pete on 16th Jul 2018

Different ways to enjoy a cigarCigar lovers will agree with me that smoking a stogie is a bit of a liturgy. It has its routines and rituals that make the experience wholesome. It all starts with selecting the perfect cigar and then comes the cutting. A poorly cut cigar can ruin your smoking experience and the general feel of the cigar. If the cut is too large, it affects the draw and the rate of the burn. You may also end up with tons of tobacco debris in your mouth with every draw. If the cut i … read more