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

Review: La Aurora Cien Anos Pairing

This fantastic cigar came into my humidor by way of the Smoking Greek’s ‘13 for 2013’ Contest. I had completely forgotten about it until my appearance, along with Rob, on Dave Burck’s show The Cigar Jukebox (our episode will be airing in the next few weeks). If it wasn’t for my obsessive use of the Cigar Geeks…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on June 30, 2015 at 11:06am — 2 Comments

Review: Padilla Cava 860

Debuting at the IPCPR in 2014 the Padilla Cava launched in 4 sizes. They fall under the Ernesto Padilla brand but the Padilla Cava is rolled out of Tabacalera Oliva de Nicaragua S.A.

The Padilla Cava is available as a 550 (5”x50), 660 (6”x60), 770 (7”x70) and the 860 being reviewed today. You can pick them up as singles, 5 packs or in 16 count boxes.…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on June 23, 2015 at 10:30am — 7 Comments

Review: Tabu Lifestyle Cigars Silver Band

I was first introduced to the Täbū Lifestyle Cigars brand when Young was a guest on CigarChat. The concept is straight forward with three offerings as a Gold, Silver, and Bronze in decreasing strength.

The Silver Band is available in three vitolas. A 5”x50 Robusto, 6”x52 Toro, and a 6”x52 Torpedo.…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on June 16, 2015 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

Press Release: Fratello Cigars Announces Fratello Bianco

June 4th, 2015 - Fratello Cigars sent out an email announcement this morning for the Fratello Bianco release.

We HEARD YOU! :)…
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Added by Cigar Surgeon on June 4, 2015 at 3:26pm — 2 Comments

Review: Drew Estate Cigar Safari Custom Blend 2015

On my recent Cigar Safari trip at the end of January in 2015 I had the opportunity to blend a cigar at the Drew Estate 2 factory. At my past visits I went for something medium-plus and very peppery, and I thought this would be a great opportunity to change things up.

As we toured the factory we were shown pilones of Florida Sun Grown tobacco owned by Jeff Borysiewicz. As we picked up the leaves and…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on June 2, 2015 at 3:08pm — 7 Comments

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