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

Review: Mombacho Tierra Volcan Fino

Mombacho announced a line extension to their existing Tierra Volcan line, which was released at a fantastic dinner event at the IPCPR 2015 in New Orleans. Last year I reviewed the Tierra Volcano Clasico and rated it a 91 AKA “Box Split”.

 

The Tierra Volcan is available in five vitolas. Volcanito (Cigarrito, 4-1/2x26), Corto (Short Robusto, 4x50), Clasico…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on September 29, 2015 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

Review: Espinosa Especial

One of the new cigar releases for Espinosa Premium Cigars at the 205 IPCPR in New Orleans was the Especial ‘Special’. It is available in three vitolas, each in ten count boxes. It features a Mexican Capa Nega wrapper with fillers from all four major growing regions in Nicaragua: Condega, Estelí, Jalapa and Ometepe. As of September, it is now on the…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on September 22, 2015 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

Group Review: CAO Pilon

One of the booths we really enjoy going to every IPCPR is the General Cigar booth. Everything is organized and we can go from interview to interview seamlessly. One of the great people we get to talk to is Ricky Rodriguez. Ricky has been working on this cigar for 5 years so this was a much anticipated release.

They are packed in 20 count boxes and are available in three…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on September 15, 2015 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

Group Review: Ezra Zion All My Ex’s

Ezra Zion Cigar Company announced the All My EX’s, in collaboration with Noel Rojas’ Aromas de Jalapa factory. It is released in 3 available vitolas. The Robusto (5”x50), Toro (6”x52) and a Lancero (7”x42).

We had the opportunity to smoke the Robusto on a dirty palate at the IPCPR 2015 in New Orleans, and I was excited to revisit it under fresh conditions.

 

Here’s an interview with Kyle Hoover at IPCPR 2015 in New Orleans:…

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

Review: Blind Man’s Bluff By Caldwell Cigar Company

We had a chance to talk to Robert Caldwell at the IPCPR 2015 in New Orleans about one of the new cigar releases, the Blind Man’s Bluff. The cigar is being made at the Agroindustrias Laepe S.A. in Danli, Honduras.

The cigar is launching in 3 sizes, a Robusto (5”x50), Toro (6”x52) and a 660 Gordo (6”x60).

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on September 1, 2015 at 8:00am — 6 Comments

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