Cigar Surgeon's Blog – July 2015 Archive (6)

Group Review: Nomad Therapy Connecticut

The 2015 IPCPR in New Orleans was great and gave us a chance to interview one of my favorite people in the industry, Fred Rewey of Nomad. After a couple years of great cigar releases, Nomad has released a new line of cigars called the Therapy.

If you haven’t checked out our booth write-up and video interview yet, you definitely should.

You can check out interview…


Added by Cigar Surgeon on July 29, 2015 at 8:00am — 9 Comments

IPCPR 2015: Twin Engine Coffee

When I heard Colin Ganley from Twin Engine Coffee was going to have a booth at the IPCPR 2015 in New Orleans I was ecstatic. Colin’s company does a variety of Nicaraguan coffee blends including two lines specifically selected for pairing with cigars.

As I’m a huge fan of coffee, coffee roasting,…


Added by Cigar Surgeon on July 28, 2015 at 11:38am — 1 Comment

IPCPR 2015: Hammer & Sickle

I wouldn’t be surprised if you had not heard of Hammer & Sickle. I was first made aware of them in a generous donation to the Reddit /r/cigars community ‘world war’ event last year. They also received high praises for custom laser etching at their booth at the 2014 IPCPR in Las Vegas.

What got…


Added by Cigar Surgeon on July 27, 2015 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

IPCPR 2015: DRAM Cigars, C&C Cigars

If you haven’t watched Sharing Our Pairings on DRAM Cigars Cask 1, 2 or 3 I definitely recommend checking them out.


Added by Cigar Surgeon on July 25, 2015 at 10:44am — 3 Comments

IPCPR 2015: Rocky Patel Tabaquero By Hamlet Paredes

If you haven’t heard the name Hamlet Paredes there’s a very good chance you’ve never been to Cuba. A well known and regarded Torcedor in the Cuban cigar market, Hamlet left and came to the US with his family in November.



He started by working at the Rocky Patel Burn lounge in Florida. Now he has a new cigar line coming out in September called…


Added by Cigar Surgeon on July 23, 2015 at 9:17am — 11 Comments

Review: Viaje Zombie Antidote (2014)

I received the Viaje Antidote by way of a bomb from Jordan, a good local BoTL. The Viaje Antidote was released to Viaje retailers and was packaged in a plastic jar meant to look like a prescription bottle. They were sold as 24 count jars.


Vitola: Lonsdale

Size: 6-1/4” x 44 Ring…


Added by Cigar Surgeon on July 7, 2015 at 8:00am — 3 Comments


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