Gotham Cigars Blog

Joya de Nicaragua Silver

Posted by Blazing Bill on 15th Mar 2019

Once again, the cigar world is in the presence of royalty. The Joya de Nicaragua Silver is a new release cigar produced by Joya de Nicaragua for their 50th anniversary.Joya de Nicaragua Silver was released in July 2018 at the IPCPR 86th Annual Convention. It joins the Joya family of decadent cigars full of flavour and complexity.A little History…Joya de Nicaragua is a cigar conglomerate that has been in the cigar business for, well, 50 years. The history of Joya de Nicaragua is filled with war, … read more

Learn how to Store Cigars Without a Humidor!

Posted by Blazing Bill on 1st Mar 2019

A cigar man is a different calibre from the rest of the population. From the first day you smoke a stogie, whether its gifted or bought, you enter a new realm of living.A cigar collection, in my opinion, compares to that luxury car that you love and refer to as a “she”. You like to make sure “she” is clean and waxed and never left in the sun for too long.Cigars require a similar level of care. You need to maintain specific levels of temperature and humidity to preserve their taste and fres … read more

The Rise and Popularity of the Russian Cream Flavor!

Posted by Blazing Bill on 8th Feb 2019

Ever so often, the cigar world experiences a quirky new flavor that catapults itself from new to beloved in a matter of months. Cigar manufacturers constantly revamp their brands in a bid to attract a new kind customer. These innovative moves birth interesting flavors that sweep lovers of the leaf off their feet. One such flavor is the Russian Cream. What is Russian Cream? Russian Cream is a perfect storm of rich chocolate and cream tang on a bed of fleeting liquor, vanilla and vo … read more

Top 4 Reasons to Choose Al Capone Cigars

Posted by Blazing Bill on 1st Feb 2019

The Al Capone brand of cigars is so ingrained into the fabric of cigar enthusiasts around the world, it is difficult to imagine a world without them. Hand-rolled in Danli, Honduras, these little cigars have proven time and again to be the ultimate choice for a short smoke that kicks ass like a full size premium cigar. A little HistoryThe Al Capone brand is owned and manufactured by the Dannemann Company along with other brands like Dannemann Exclusive full-size premium smokes and M … read more

The Best Premium Baby Birth Cigar Blends!

Posted by Blazing Bill on 11th Jan 2019

No joy supersedes that of having a baby. A new baby represents the beginning of a new chapter in life and the official benchmark of adulthood. A new baby is a joyous occasion often celebrated with gifts for the mother. But what about the father?We believe the best gift to give to a new father is a cigar. In fact, there are cigar lines from numerous premium brands specially made for this occasion, the 'It’s a Boy,' and 'It’s a Girl' lines.Why Cigars?The tradition of gifting cigars to commemorate … read more

Why is There Plume on My Cigar and What is it?

Posted by Blazing Bill on 17th Dec 2018

Is it Plume or Mold? This is an important question that every cigar enthusiast should be able to answer. Plume and mold represent opposite ends of the spectrum for your cigar. Plume on your stogies is the embodiment of optimal deliciousness while mold may very well mean the end of your precious collection. Have I got your attention now? So, first things first…What is Plume?Plume, also referred to as Bloom, is a powdery white dust found on the surface of your cigar. Plume forms when a perfe … read more

The New Montecristo Nicaragua; What’s the difference?

Posted by Blazing Bill on 7th Dec 2018

How do you tweak perfection? This had to be the lingering question as Montecristo, and AJ Fernandez contemplated the production of the newest Montecristo line, the Montecristo Nicaragua.Dubbed the brainchild of Abdel Fernandez and Rafael Nodal, the Montecristo Nicaragua is the newest addition to the Montecristo “Core Line” after the White, Classic, Original, and Platinum series’. About Montecristo NicaraguaCigar connoisseurs know that Montecristo cigars need no introduction. Since th … read more

The Hottest New Flavors From Sweet Woods

Posted by Blazing Bill on 30th Nov 2018

Sweet Woods LeafThe cigar market is incredibly ripe for lovers of the leaf. Cigar connoisseurs, as well as newbies, are spoilt for choice. Age old brands are keeping the aficionados content with rich, full-bodied cigars that would take a newbie’s head right off. On the other hand, newer brands are churning mild, flavor-filled, mass market cigars to appeal to the newbies and occasional smokers. The demand for cigars is at an all-time high. Cigar companies are enjoying heights of 20 percent … read more

Camacho Cigars One of the best in America!

Posted by Blazing Bill on 9th Nov 2018

CAMACHO CONNECTICUT CIGARS…ONE OF THE BEST SELLING CAMACHOS!Gone are the days when a full-flavored cigar translated to a full-strength cigar. Market demands are gradually changing, especially in the stogie world.As cigars steadily creep into the mainstream market, cigar makers are in turn continually upping the ante in innovation and craftsmanship to appeal not only to cigar aficionados, but also cigar newbies. Top among the companies that flawlessly blend timeless legacy with avant-garde ingenu … read more

​Ashton Aged Maduro Cigars, A Captivating Masterpiece

Posted by Blazing Bill on 29th Oct 2018

Trust your tasteCigar aficionados, myself included, are not easy to please. Our palates have had years of seasoning which is why I can easily pick out a well-done cigar from a sea of decent smokes. I believe that a sublime cigar cannot come from a mediocre company. Perfection comes from far more than the need for money; it comes from passion. Nowhere is this more evident than in Ashton Cigars. Ashton Cigars HistoryThe Ashton brand in the cigar world is one of the most acclaimed brands kno … read more