Cigar Surgeon's Blog – August 2015 Archive (4)

Group Review: Drew Estate Nica Rustica Short Robusto

The original 6”x52 RG Toro Nica Rustica, the El Brujito, was released at the 2013 IPCPR. While I may have not officially rated it as a box buy, I can assure you that I have gone through several 25 count bundles already.

At the 2015 IPCPR, Drew Estate announced the release of 2 additional vitolas. The 4-1/2”x50 Short Robusto and the 7-1/2”x54 Belly. Jonathan Drew’s press release statement about the new sizes:

Nica Rustica is a tribute to Estelí’s…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on August 25, 2015 at 9:00am — 7 Comments

Group Review: Warped Flor Del Valle Sky Flower

Certainly one of the booths I was looking forward to at the IPCPR 2015 in New Orleans was Warped. Kyle Gellis hit the market with a bang in 2014 with multiple cigars scoring quite high from many sites.

The Flor Del Valle Sky Flower is a follow up to the 2014 release that incorporates Casa Fernandez’s AGANORSA medio tiempo tobacco in the filler.

The Sky Flower is released as a limited run, single vitola in 10 count boxes. 

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on August 18, 2015 at 9:00am — 4 Comments

Pre-Release Review: Cuatro Cinco Reserva Especial

I reviewed the original Cuatro Cinco by Joya de Nicaragua back in January of 2014, and I thoroughly enjoyed it. When I heard they were revisiting the release I was pretty excited to get my hands on samples to review.

 

They will be released as ten count boxes in vitolas of Petit Corona (4-1/2x46), Doble Robusto (5x56), Torpedo…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on August 11, 2015 at 9:00am — 12 Comments

Review: Futuro Selección 109 (Warped Cigars & Casa Fernandez)

When we went into IPCPR 2015 this year in New Orleans, one of the booths we were looking forward to spending time in was Warped Cigars. Last year the company made a big splash with their booth design, packaging and of course the cigars released. You can imagine our excitement when we met up with Kyle Gellis this past July. There was a nice selection of new releases on display, and today we look at one these selections, the Futoro. 

The Futuro is a…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on August 6, 2015 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

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