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

Review: D’Crossier Selection No. 512 Corona Gorda

One of the cigar companies that made a big impact for us last year was D’Crossier. When Santana Diaz started talking about a new line and new packaging we were very excited to talk with him at the IPCPR 2015 in New Orleans.

An important thing to note is that the D’Crossier Selection No. 512 Lancero is a different blend and is packaged in boxes.

The new line is packaged in what looks like an oversized peanut jar with a…


Added by Cigar Surgeon on November 24, 2015 at 6:00am — 14 Comments

Review: Alec Bradley Coyol

For the second year the Rocky Mountain Smokeout, the largest cigar event in Canada, was hosted just outside of my city of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

One of the cigars that was provided from the Alec Bradley rep was the Coyol Robusto. I had not previously had the opportunity to smoke one, so it seemed the perfect opportunity to post a review.

The Alec Bradley Coyol was launched back at the 2014 IPCPR in Las Vegas.…


Added by Cigar Surgeon on November 17, 2015 at 6:00am — 5 Comments

Review: Tortuga 215 Reserva Connecticut

At the 2015 IPCPR in New Orleans we didn’t get much of a chance to smoke at the show. Our hectic schedule had us running from booth to booth getting out as many interviews as we could. One of the few cigars we did have a chance to smoke was the Tortuga 215 Reserva Connecticut from Victor Vitale. Rob, Jared and I all found it to be excellent with great construction and burn.

The Tortuga 215 Reserva Connecticut is releasing in three sizes. The Suave (5x52), Elegante (6x54) and the Regio…


Added by Cigar Surgeon on November 10, 2015 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

Review: Dissident Home

A few weeks ago I reviewed the Dissident Soapbox Lancero. In an unfortunate twist of events the departure of Gordon Crippen & Ryan Johnson from Dissident was announced just a day prior. Ultimately what this will mean for the Dissident brand is…


Added by Cigar Surgeon on November 3, 2015 at 8:10am — 2 Comments


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