Cigar Surgeon's Blog – January 2017 Archive (9)

Press Release: Drew Estate announces David Lazarus as Senior Vice President of Sales

Press Release: Drew Estate announces David Lazarus as Senior Vice President of Sales

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on January 31, 2017 at 12:51pm — No Comments

Surgeon’s Top 25 of 2016, #10 - #6

Top cigars #25 - #21

Top cigars #20 - #16

Top cigars #15 - #11

 

In order to qualify for my list this year a cigar must meet the following…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on January 10, 2017 at 6:00am — 10 Comments

Surgeon’s Top 25 of 2016, #15 - #11

Top cigars #25 - #21

Top cigars #20 - #16

 

In order to qualify for my list this year a cigar must meet the following criteria:

  • It either had to have been formally reviewed, or smoked more than 3 times
  • Has to have been released in 2016. If it was…
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Added by Cigar Surgeon on January 9, 2017 at 6:00am — 5 Comments

Surgeon’s Top 25 of 2016, #20 - #16

Top cigars #25 - #21

 

In order to qualify for my list this year a cigar must meet the following criteria:

  • It either had to have been formally reviewed, or smoked more than 3 times
  • Has to have been released in 2016. If it was a pre-release it will move to 2017
  • Line extensions to a previously released cigar will…
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Added by Cigar Surgeon on January 6, 2017 at 6:00am — 6 Comments

Press Release: Black Works Studio announces upcoming release of SINDUSTRY

January 5, 2017— Black Works Studio (BLK WKS) is pleased to announce the upcoming release of SINDUSTRY: Hand crafted in Esteli, Nicaragaua at Fabrica Oveja Negra.

 

SINDUSTRY will be…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on January 5, 2017 at 8:30am — No Comments

Surgeon’s Top 25 of 2016, #25 - #21

As I wrote in my introduction article, I’ll be posting my countdown in blocks of 5 cigars. I do realize this doesn’t provide instant gratification of seeing who is #1, but it does allow me to sleep between writing articles.

 

In order to qualify for my list this year a cigar must meet the following criteria:

  • It either had to have been formally reviewed, or smoked more than 3 times
  • Has to have been released in 2016. If it was a pre-release it will move to…
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Added by Cigar Surgeon on January 5, 2017 at 6:00am — No Comments

Surgeon’s Top 25 of 2016, Introduction

This year has gone by faster than any I can remember in the past. The FDA legislation dropped like a storm cloud on the industry, but I remain hopeful that things will turn around in 2017.

 

My 2016 list will only consist of non-Cubans. While I smoke Cuban cigars, I didn’t smoke enough new releases this year to justify a separate list. I apologize to all the CC smokers out there.

 

Looking back on the year; when the FDA legislation and pending date of…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on January 4, 2017 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Surgeon’s Top 25 of 2016: Best Factories

Before we get into the top cigars of 2016, it’s time to get some recognition to factories that stood out.

As I look back, there’s no question there are four standouts for me.

 

La Zona (Espinosa Cigars):

The little factory that could. La Zona might seem small, if you’ve ever had the pleasure of taking a tour. If you were to guess at their size looking at their…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on January 2, 2017 at 6:00am — 7 Comments

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