All Blog Posts Tagged 'IPCPR13' (36)


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Review: Alec Bradley Nica Puro

Normally, I find Alec Bradley cigars to underwhelm me. I have smoked the majority of their stuff and none of their cigars jumped up and said, “this is a great cigar”. That fact might have now changed.

Welcome the Alec Bradley Nica Puro. Below is a little about this cigars from my friend Cigar Coop.

The Alec Bradley Nica Puro is a new core line…

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Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on August 28, 2013 at 6:45am — No Comments

IPCRP 2013 - Guayacan Cigars, and Other Cigars That Start With G

As we were working our way through the House of Emilio booth at the IPCPR show we were introduced to Noel Rojas, the man behind Guayacan Cigars.  Noel has an amazing story, which he shares in the video below.  His cigars are top notch, I smoked a torpedo this week that I've had in the humidor since last December and it was fantastic.  I found it to be complex, medium bodied, and had a really nice hint of citrus that…

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Added by Craig Vanderslice on August 25, 2013 at 5:47pm — No Comments

IPCPR 2013 – 1502 Cigars, the Black Gold and News

I have a weakness for the 1502 Black Gold, a beautiful Nicaraguan puro with a maduro wrapper.  When I have these in my humidors it’s all I can do to not smoke them up right away.  Something just hits me right about that cigar, and my only option is to smoke them.  Both vitolas, box pressed Toro and Torpedo, have a partially closed foot, which gives a blast of tasty wrapper flavor right…

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Added by Craig Vanderslice on August 21, 2013 at 5:16pm — 1 Comment

IPCPR 2013 – Ortega Cigars: a Cubao, a Serie D and Minis

It’s no secret that I’m a fan of Eddie Ortega and his cigars, going back as far as the REO.  While I  haven’t gotten around to sampling any of his Wild Bunch series, I have enjoyed the heck out of the Serie D line. At the show Ortega Cigars re-released the Cubao line, and I smoked No. 5 Friday evening, at least I think that’s what it was.  I should have measured it because there’s still some confusing information…

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Added by Craig Vanderslice on August 18, 2013 at 11:33am — No Comments

IPCPR 2013 - Ezra Zion Cigars: Eminence and Tantrum and the Five Star Perforator Tool

Last year we met the guys from Ezra Zion at the show (here's the post) and have gotten to know Kyle, Chris and Alan since.  I can't say I agree with their politics or spiritual views all the time, but I can say that they make fine cigars and are passionate about tobacco.  Whereas last year they had a booth along side their …

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Added by Craig Vanderslice on August 14, 2013 at 6:29pm — No Comments


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IPCPR: Interview with TL Johnson Cigars

Rob and Logan chat with Terry, owner of TL Johnson Cigars, about his new releases for IPCPR 2013.…

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Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on August 2, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments


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IPCPR: Interview with 262 Cigars

Rob chats with 262 Owner, Clint Aaron, about the new 262 Revere Lancero, which was originally announced on CigarChat.…

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Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on August 2, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments


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IPCPR: Interview with Cigar Stud

Logan talks with Cigar Stud about their cigar rolling services for events and parties.…

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Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on August 1, 2013 at 3:00pm — 4 Comments


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IPCPR: Interview with Cabal Cigars

Dustin chats with Chris, owner of Cabal Cigars, about his brand new launch. Dustin is in love with this cigar, if you can't tell by watching the video.…

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Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on August 1, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments


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IPCPR: Interview with Crossfire Cigars

Logan talks with the owner of Crossfire Cigars and discusses their entire product line. Crossfire Cigars is a little different and gives back all profits to charitable organizations. During the interview they discuss this mission.…

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Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on July 31, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments


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IPCPR: Interview with Rodrigo Cigars

Rob chats with George Rodriguez, owner of Rodrigo Cigars, and learns about his entire product line. George breaks down his Habano, Boutique, and La Fortaleza blends. Also, George drops a some really good information about his upcoming Corona Project and Cinco 5 Brazil.…

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Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on July 31, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments


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IPCPR: Photo Ops from IPCPR

Here are some of the pictures I got to take with people in the industry during IPCPR 2013. Next year I will need to lose some pounds so I can be more photogenic :)



Find more photos like this on Cigar…

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Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on July 31, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

IPCPR 2013 – The CigarCraig.com Secret Question Video!

In an effort to do things just a little bit differently than everyone else, my wife and cameraperson, Jenn, came up with the idea to ask everyone a question at the end of our interviews.  Here is the compilation video of the responses:

Please visit www.CigarCraig.com to see the video!

Added by Craig Vanderslice on July 30, 2013 at 10:32pm — 2 Comments


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IPCPR: Interview with Elogio Cigars

Dustin chats with Elogio Cigars to learns about their entire product line.…

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Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on July 30, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments


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IPCPR: Interview with Nomad Cigars

Logan sits down with Fred Rewey, founder of Nomad Cigars, to chat about his LE line and his full production launch coming this fall. Logan also gets a nice surprise thanks to a very generous Fred.…

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Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on July 30, 2013 at 1:00pm — 5 Comments


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IPCPR: Best Piece of Booth Marketing

I know I talk about marketing a lot, but you can't blame me. I have my MBA in marketing and have spent about half of my career in corporate marketing.

Espinosa Cigars recently announced the LE 601 La Bomba Warhead, which was scheduled to be released to IPCPR 2013. …

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Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on July 30, 2013 at 8:00am — 2 Comments


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IPCPR: Interview with Wilson Adams Cigars

Logan chats with Stephen Miller, owner of Wilson Adams, about this new lancero vitola.…

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Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on July 29, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments


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IPCPR: Interview with Stinky Ashtrays

Logan chats with Stinky and all of his products. They discuss the new wall mounted cigar cutting station.…

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Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on July 29, 2013 at 1:00pm — 3 Comments


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IPCPR: Opening Gala

The Opening Gala occurred Saturday night after all of the seminars for the day had finished. As you can see in the picture it was packed. I attribute this to the open bar.

Overall, it wasn't the mix of people that I expected to see. I would have assumed that more manufactures would have been in attendance, but that wasn't the case. Most of the big brand weren't there, but I did notice that several boutique companies like Reinado,…

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Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on July 29, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments


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IPCPR: Interview with Bill Paley of La Palina Cigars

Logan chats with La Palina Cigars owner Bill Paley. They discuss the history of La Palina and La Palina Goldie which just won cigar of the year.…

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Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on July 26, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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