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​How has Camacho Cigars become so hot?

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Camacho Cigars, founded by Simon Camacho, began its operations in the year 1961. Simon was born in Cuba and he exploited the experience and knowledge he gained there in setting up a cigar factory in Florida. Since then, the cigars of the brand have been much-admired by cigar enthusiasts from all over the world. Its stogies were even the favorite of Winston Churchill. 

The well-known Davidoff group acquired the brand in the year 2008, and in 2013 the brand went for a drastic revamping. Now, its stogies are bolder and more flavorsome. The brand has witnessed an enormous growth in its sale which can be attributed to the fact that it keeps on extending its line of cigars thereby offering a wide range of robust cigars. The promotion through bus tour all over the U.S. has also helped in exposing and making it a sought-after brand among the legion of cigar lovers.


Camacho cigars are a bold range of stogies that are made for serious smokers. The medium-to-full bodied Honduran cigars are impeccably crafted by finest tobaccos and offer rich blends. The cigars offered by the brand have earned high ratings from Cigar Aficionado and other cigar publications. Coming from the lush soil of Honduras, its line of cigars are totally worth the 90-plus ratings that they have received.

The premium and ultra-premium lines of Camacho Cigars are becoming hot favorite of several aficionados. These include:
1. Camacho Connecticut  
2. Camacho Corojo
3. Camacho Criollo
4. Camacho Triple Maduro
5. Camacho Powerband

1. Camacho Connecticut

This premium line of cigars with a rating of 90 is for those serious smokers who love powerful, bold and flavorsome cigars. This full-flavored cigar scaled back on strength is balanced and smooth thereby offering interesting notes. The stogie is hand-crafted with Ecuadorian Connecticut wrapper, a genuine Corojo Binder and a perfect blend of Honduran & Dominican grown Aleman Ligero and Generoso fillers.

The cigar is perfectly symmetric in appearance thereby offering an airy draw. The intense level of creaminess balances spicy and sweet tinge of Corojo. It offers a perfect blend of earth, pepper, citrus, sweet espresso, molasses, and hay. The smoke dominates in creamy character with hints of citrus and sweet espresso. It is available in sizes of Robusto, Toro, Churchill, and Gordo.


2. Camacho Corojo

The Cuban-seed Corojo tobacco grown in Honduras is used as filler, binder, and wrapper of this premium stogie. Made with high-grade 5th priming Corojo wrapper, Ligero binder, and finely-aged tobaccos, each stick yield an intoxicating aroma. It is one of the most authentic Corojo cigars that give a rich, full-bodied flavor.
The stogies offer a robust, smooth and intense smoke that is a treat to the palate. It offers hints of cedar, spicy and earthy notes. The cigar has a medium to full strength and burns as well draws perfectly. It is well-deserving of the 90-rating that it received.
Light these stogies to savor rich taste of fruit, chocolate, coffee, and spice. Camacho Criollo is available in seven different sizes including Toro, Figurado, Robusto, Corona, Gigante, Churchill, and Robusto Tubos.

3. Camacho Criollo 

The cigar from Camacho is medium-bodied smoke that is neither too rich nor too mild. In nutshell, they are perfectly balanced full-flavored cigars. Each stick is handcrafted with authentic Criollo 98 wrapper, top-notch quality Corojo binder, and Honduran & Dominican grown Criollo & Piloto Cubano filler tobacco. The leaves are exposed to more sunlight so that are spicier.
These meticulously hand-crafted sticks start with a mellow and sweet flavor and the spicy notes can be felt gradually. The 4th priming Honduran wrapper yields complex peppery notes which are the main characteristic of this smoke. It offers a perfect blend of cocoa, earthiness, and leather. The well-rolled cigars have received a rating of 92, bestowed to its eye-catching wrapper and rich flavors. These mild intensity smokes with complex notes cater to a wide category of cigar buffs.


4. Camacho Triple Maduro

Camacho Triple Maduro is an ultra-premium brand and is among the bestsellers in the cigar industry. It took more than nine months to blend this masterpiece that offers intense, well-balanced, robust and enticing flavors. It is world’s very first and indeed the best all-Maduro cigar.
These impeccably hand-crafted stogies are composed of Maduro wrappers from San Andreas, and binders and fillers from Honduras. The filler is composed of a rich blend of five different types of Honduran tobacco.
This full-bodied cigar yields rich notes of spice and earth which are bold, still it won’t spoil your palate. These top-notch quality cigars present a sweet aromatic smoke with hints of espresso. It gives a sharp taste in the beginning which is later on replaced by spicy sweetness. The complexity of flavors will entice your senses to its fullest. It offers an even burn.

5. Camacho Powerband

Inspired by the strength and speed of the classic V-twin engine, Camacho Powerband is an intensively powerful cigar crafted for the adventure lovers. This adrenaline-fueled cigar uses Nicaraguan, Dominican and Honduran tobacco fillers, San Andreas binder and Habano 2000 wrapper from Ecuador.
The stogies are well-rolled in a unique bunching process that ensures a great draw. The tobacco from five different countries yields a rich blend of oak, dark coffee, caramel, chili pepper and cocoa. This cigar will surely rev up your palate and you can even pair it up with a glass of whiskey. It is available in different sizes including Toro, Robusto, Robusto Toro and Gordo. 

Conclusion 

Camacho Cigars have become popular among many cigar enthusiasts in the U.S. due to its wide range of offerings. The brand has several premium and ultra-premium sub-brands, with each line offering a unique flavor and character. Camacho is known for its bold, powerful and robust smoke. The cigars offered by the brand are perfect for serious smokers and for thrill-seekers.
If you are looking for a change of pace, then you can go for Connecticut and Corojo cigars. You get well-balanced and full flavor cigars without the strength that Camacho is believed to have. While those looking for an adrenaline-buster can try Powerband. Well, whatever you may choose to try, a gratifying experience is guaranteed! 

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