November 2012 Blog Posts (14)


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Review: Pinar del Rio Oscuro Reddit /r/cigars CotM (Nov 2012)

The Pinar del Rio Oscuro in the Robusto vitola was Reddit /r/cigars cigar of the month for November 2012 picked by yours truly.

Nose:

I picked up chocolate and espresso and some light cedar.

Construction:

The construction on the PdR is flawless with flat veins and a rich oily brown shaded…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on November 30, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments


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Ezra Zion Cigar Comapnay and The House of Emilio enter distribution agreement

Emilio Cigars and Ezra Zion Cigars enter distribution agreement

Kyle, Chris, & the Don, the owners of Ezra Zion Cigar Company and CigarFederation.com, and Gary Griffith, owner of Emilio Cigars, announced today that they have entered into a nationwide distribution agreement. To satisfy the rapidly expanding demand for the super-boutique Ezra Zion product line the Emilio sales staff will service new and existing…
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Added by Ezra Zion Cigar Company on November 30, 2012 at 10:54am — No Comments

Cigarmy Review - Ezra Zion Reagan 40th

I first came into contact with the guys at Ezra Zionthrough their cigar-centric social media site, The Cigar Federation.  Earlier this year, I …

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Added by The Cigarmy (Kip) on November 29, 2012 at 12:43pm — No Comments

Cigarmy Review - 1502 Emerald Toro

As you may recall, I recently did a Cigar Spotlight on Emilio Cigars in which I mentioned the fact that Emilio has taken over distribution for a number of other boutique cigar companies.  One such company…

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Added by The Cigarmy (Kip) on November 26, 2012 at 6:02pm — No Comments

Cigarmy Review - Toro y Leon Habano Claro Historico

Good afternoon everyone.  With a dearth of reviews for the past month, I thought it was high time to get back in gear and roll a few out.  So, expect several over the next 10 days or so.  I’m beginning with the Toro y Leon Claro Historico, a cigar I am long…

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Added by The Cigarmy (Kip) on November 26, 2012 at 6:01pm — No Comments

COVERING YOUR ASH: LOS REGALOS QUETZAL

Los Regalos Quetzal is the latest brainchild of Gary Griffith of Emilio Cigars and is just hitting the market. This release is the first of four blends planned for the series. Mining for information about the stick can be a frustrating exercise at this point, so it’s best to get on with the…

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Added by Jason Zahner on November 23, 2012 at 10:54am — No Comments


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Review: 601 Serie Blue Maduro Torpedo

This is my review of the 601 Serie Blue Box Press Maduro Torpedo.



Nose:

The nose on this was fairly complex.  I spent a good deal of time with it and picked up fairly strong earth, a nice balanced chocolate and just a hint of hay.

Construction:

The 601 Serie Blue Box Press Maduro Torpedo was a bit loose at the foot with some imperfections.  There are bumps and veins throughout the…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on November 22, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments


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Review: Oliveros King Havano Black Knight Mace Reddit /r/cigars CoTM (Oct 2012)

The Oliveros King Havano Black Knight "Mace" cigar was Reddit /r/cigars cigar of the month for October 2012.

Nose:

I was picking up very sweet tobacco with equal strength of chocolate.

Construction:

This King Havano Black Knight "Mace" cigar is a 6x60 size.  It's a box press that is double banded.  The main large band is a…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on November 20, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

COVERING YOUR ASH: ANGELENOS 2009 DOUBLE ROBUSTO

There is nothing better than hanging out around a roaring fire on a crisp fall evening with a cup of coffee. And nothing goes better with that cup of java than a cigar. Enter the Angelenos 2009 Double Robusto. Produced by Prometheus, the Angelenos line is a creation by Prometheus founder and CEO Keith K. Park…

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Added by Jason Zahner on November 16, 2012 at 8:46pm — No Comments


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Review: La Aurora 107 Robusto

Nose:

I picked up a leathery earth combination with a medium pepper.  Very interesting nose on this.

Construction:

The La Aurora 107 Robusto (4 1/2 x 50) has a gold, yellow and white band with a picture of a lion.  There was a long flat vein running down the underside of the cigar.  No flaws to be found on the cap, wrapper or foot. …

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on November 15, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

COVERING YOUR ASH: AGING ROOM SMALL BATCH M356

Waste not, want not, the axiom goes. There are some folks at the Oliveros outfit who would wholeheartedly agree. While working on blends for its popular Swag line for two and a half years, the cigar makers created a blend that didn’t make the final cut. Last year, they revisited that particular batch and…

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Added by Jason Zahner on November 9, 2012 at 9:24pm — No Comments


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Review: Drew Estate Liga Privada No. 9 Robusto

This is my review of the Drew Estate Liga Privada No. 9 in the Robusto vitola.



Nose:

The wrapper has a balanced scent of chocolate and earth with an oak background.  The nose isn't overpowering but definitely inviting.

Construction:

This is the Liga No 9 Robusto (5x54).  Like the T52 or other Drew Estates cigars, the construction is flawless from cap to foot.  No…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on November 8, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

COVERING YOUR ASH: ROCKY PATEL VINTAGE CAMEROON

In honor of making it through Storm Sandy without losing power, though I did lose some trees, I decided to treat myself to a Rocky Patel Vintage 2003 Cameroon, accompanied by a Shock Top Belgian White for my libation. The Vintage 2003 is the latest addition to the highly acclaimed 1990, 1992 and 1999 Vintage…

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Added by Jason Zahner on November 2, 2012 at 7:33pm — No Comments


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Review: Alec Bradley Prensado Churchill

This is my review of the Alec Bradley Prensado Churchill.

Nose:

There's not a lot of stogies that I get the sweet smell of tobacco from, but this was one of them.  There's also a nice complex woody combination with about the same strength.

Construction:

This is an Alec Bradley Prensado Churchill (7x48).  There is a rich, dark, oily sheen across the entire wrapper.   Flat veins…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on November 1, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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