Cigar Surgeon's Blog – April 2015 Archive (5)

Review: La Palina Black Label

The La Palina Collection Goldie Laguito No. 5 ended up ranking #3 in my top cigars of 2014. When the La Palina Black Label, a full bodied blend, was announced, I was eagerly anticipating their arrival.

 

Vitola: Petite Lancero…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on April 28, 2015 at 6:00am — 5 Comments

Review: Cohiba Robusto Supremo Edicion Limitada 2014

On my recent trip down to Cuba for the Partagas festival, a good friend of mine Tom, dropped a Cohiba Robusto Supremo in my lap for me to enjoy. Not wanting to waste this opportunity I waited until I got home to do a proper review.

The Cohiba Robusto Supremo is the latest Edición Limitadas for 2014 along with a Partagas and a Bolivar. In the past the Edición Limitada cigars have been unusual production sizes, and the decision to go to a very large ring gauge…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on April 21, 2015 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

Press Release: Mombacho Cigars S.A. names Mr. Shahriar Broumand President

GRANADA, NICARAGUA – April 14, 2015 – Granada based Mombacho Cigars S.A. (Mombacho) announced today that Mr. Shahriar (Shar) Broumand has joined the company as President, effective April 1. Broumand will oversee all operations of Mombacho with a primary focus on international and US market development.

Broumand, an…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on April 16, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Review: Viaje Full Moon (2014)

For whatever reason Viaje is not a brand that has been on my review rotation for some time. A good friend of mine from Texas, Derek, hit me up with an epic Viaje sampler pack when he found out.

The Viaje Full Moon 2014 follows their 2013 release with the only change  of adding a closed foot. They are released in a single Robusto Gordo (5”x58) vitola in unique Halloween themed boxes of 24.

 

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on April 14, 2015 at 6:00am — 5 Comments

Review: Dram Cask No 1 Whisky Pairing

When Rob and I started Sharing Our Pairings there wasn’t much on the cigar landscape in the way of cigar pairings. We fast forward to 2015 and it seems that every other week we’re reporting on a cigar blend for pairing.

The Dram Cask No. 1 is one release a 4 cigar lineup from C & C Cigars…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on April 7, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

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