This year has gone by faster than any I can remember in the past. The FDA legislation dropped like a storm cloud on the industry, but I remain hopeful that things will turn around in 2017.
My 2016 list will only consist of non-Cubans. While I smoke Cuban cigars, I didn’t smoke enough new releases this year to justify a separate list. I apologize to all the CC smokers out there.
The biggest struggle I find with compiling this list, is not with the cigars that…Continue
Rolled in La Aurora, it features a Dominican Corojo wrapper from 2011, and is rolled…Continue
Added by Cigar Surgeon on December 16, 2016 at 6:00am — No Comments
The Catch Twenty-Two represents a line extension to the 2014 release of the original Catch Twenty-Two.
The Catch Twenty-Two Connecticut has been released in 4 sizes which mirror the original release. They’re sold in 22 count boxes, with the Rothschild coming in 50 count boxes. The Rothschild (4-1/2x50), Toro (6x52), Sixty (6x60), and the Double Corona (7-1/2x52).
Check out our interview with Rocky Patel at the IPCPR 2016 in Las Vegas:…Continue
Added by Cigar Surgeon on December 8, 2016 at 7:00am — No Comments
One of the people I missed at the IPCPR 2016 in Las Vegas this year was Robert Holt of Southern Draw cigars. With the looming FDA legislation, Robert decided to focus his attention and energies on new releases before August 8th.
The Code Duello is the result of that focus, and it’s a very interesting concept. Packaged as a two pack, the cigar is intended to be shared in a cigar duel of sorts. The purpose is to settle disputes in a civilized manner.
Added by Cigar Surgeon on December 1, 2016 at 7:00am — No Comments