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Novermber 13, 2008 - Defiance Alliance Reaches 1,000 Members

The Defiance Alliance is proud to announce that membership has reached the thousand person mark. The last few months have shown a increased growth in interest for the cigar smokers rights.

October 2008 - Defiance Guardian Receives A 91 Rating in Cigar Aficionado

"...leathery flavors balanced by toasty caramel notes and pleasant tea intonations." Cigar Aficionado's recent October 2008 take on the Defiance Guardian (Toro 6 ½ x 52). This rating gives credence to the 91 Rating in July by Cigar Insider..

July 29, 2008 - Defiance Guardian Receives A 91 Rating in Cigar Insider

Defiance Gurdian (Toro) 6 ½" X 52
The Guardian received a full vertical tasting by the Insider's tasting panel at Cigar Aficionado and earned a staggering 91 points. "Dark and attractive," were the words chosen to describe the Nicaraguan Shade grown Criollo wrapped cigar blended by Jesus Fuego. The medium to full body cigar was summed up in the end with a simple but difinitive judgement - "A rich, tasty smoke."

July 23, 2007 - Defiance Cigars Official Press Release

On the heels of its 10th anniversary, Xikar Inc. announced today the establishment of a new cigar distribution company, DEFIANCE Cigar Group and the release of the group’s inaugural cigar & accessory brand, called DEFIANCE™. In celebration, the DEFIANCE™ cigar brand will debut the first phase of a cigar line & the cigar industry’s first retailer state-coalition funding program at the Retail Tobacco Dealers of America’s 75th annual trade show August 5th in Houston, TX. A press conference will be held at 5 o’clock pm on August 3, 2007 . (location to be determined).

The DEFIANCE™ cigar brand was created by Xikar in direct response to the ever-growing legislatively & tax based oppression of cigar smokers, retailers and manufacturers in the United States. The DEFIANCE™ brand will seek to unite cigar enthusiasts with a cigar brand whose bold identity & taste promotes the need for an equally bold resistance to the oppressive forces that attempt to destroy timeless traditions.

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