007MI6's Blog – July 2015 Archive (15)

Review: George Rico STK Miami Zulu Zulu Mas Paz Edition - White

Way back before I was a mod here, I won a box of the first edition of Zulu Zulu from a Robby Ras Christmas contest. And I was extremely pleased to find out that I really enjoyed that cigar. So, I was very excited to get to try the new Zulu Zulu Mas Paz Edition. Hopefully, it stands up to the bar set from year one. 

George Rico STK Miami Zulu Zulu Mas Paz Edition - White by Gran Habano Cigars…


Added by 007MI6 on July 31, 2015 at 7:00am — 3 Comments

Review: Peter Stokkebye Luxury Bullseye Flake

Definitely, the neatest looking tobacco I've had so far. I am just hoping Peter Stokkebye's Luxury Bullseye Flake can hold up once in my pipe. So, I guess I'll break up some discs and see what happens. I should note that this blend replaced "Luxury Curly Cut" in 2006, and has become their best seller in the US.…


Added by 007MI6 on July 29, 2015 at 8:28am — No Comments

IPCPR 2015: Nomad Cigars

Fred Rewey, creator of Nomad Cigars, sits down with Rob to discuss his new form of therapy. Which, just happens to come in the form of a tasty little cigar.

So, the new Therapy line consists of three different levels of strength therapy. There is a mild strength Connecticut, a medium strength Habano and a…


Added by 007MI6 on July 21, 2015 at 4:00pm — 3 Comments

IPCPR 2015: Crux Cigars

Crux Cigars has been exploding on the screen since they debuted in 2014. They have released quite a few cigars since that initial brand launch too. Many of which are now some of my favorite cigars, and I know some of yours as well. Check out the video as Rob discusses the new blends and plans from Crux.

The Du Connoisseur will come…


Added by 007MI6 on July 21, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

IPCPR 2015: J. Fuego Cigars

Rob joins Joey Bravo in the J. Fuego booth to talk about what's is going on for them during this show. 

J. Fuego has done some reworking on the packaging of their core line. These nice little "in-between" sized cigars, come in handy 5pk bundles, including: the Americana, the Sangre de Toro, the Connoisseur and the Gran Reserva. They…


Added by 007MI6 on July 20, 2015 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

IPCPR 2015: 1502 Cigars

Enrique is always a great guy to interview. No matter what he is talking about, his accent makes it sound great. His brand 1502 Cigars does very well and I know there are a lot of 1502 fans around here as well. Check out this video and see what Enrique has in store for us.

The 1502 Nicaragua is getting a new line extension. It is…


Added by 007MI6 on July 20, 2015 at 2:00pm — 6 Comments

IPCPR 2015: Espinosa Cigars

Okay. Try to keep up here, this one will be a bit trippy. Erik Espinosa interviews Logan about the new releases his factory is putting out. Yea, this one just has to be watched to be understood, but one thing is for sure. It is epic.

So, in case you need some clarification there and I bet you do, here are the details. There is a new line extension to…


Added by 007MI6 on July 18, 2015 at 11:30pm — 6 Comments

IPCPR 2015: Joya de Nicaragua

Rob interviews Juan and Mario about the re-release of the Cuatro Cinco as the Reserva Especial. I think we all know that the original Cuatro Cinco was a big hit. Such a big hit that JdN took notice, and decided to do a re-release. Check out the interview below:

There you have it. The new iteration of Joya de Nicaragua's…


Added by 007MI6 on July 18, 2015 at 11:30pm — 2 Comments

IPCPR 2015: Pedro Gomez From Drew Estate

An interview with Pedro Gomez at the Drew Estate booth, yields some interesting new information about the Nica Rustica and a small tidbit of Nicaraguan history. First, lets talk about the new additions to the Nica Rustica line. The original 6x52 El Brujito is joined by the 7.5x50 Belly and 4.5x50 Short Robusto. So, if you enjoyed the Nica Rustica, but just wanted a shorter version for compressed lifestyle, the short robusto is your answer. And the "Belly" gives you a nice longer, but…


Added by 007MI6 on July 18, 2015 at 11:00pm — 3 Comments

Review: Nestor Miranda One Life Edition Habano Danno 2015

This Nestor Miranda One Life Edition Danno 2015 Habano - whew, thats a long one - is a large cigar, but it’s not nearly as heavy as one would think. It feels firm and uniformly packed top to bottom, with a somewhat toothy, minimally veined and well rolled wrapper. Better carve out a couple hours as this a long cigar, though luckily not a jaw breaker.

Nestor Miranda One Life Edition Danno 2015 Habano by Miami Cigar & Co.



Added by 007MI6 on July 18, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments

Review: Cornell & Diehl Bayou Morning

Bayou Morning was a bit of a twist for me from the jar note to the smoke flavors. The name makes me feel as though I should be smoking this on the pier, looking out over a swamp, which really wouldn't be a bad way to start a morning to me.…


Added by 007MI6 on July 15, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Review: A.J. Fernandez New World

This is another hefty cigar, large diameter and lots of weight. The wrapper is very smooth with only one main vein, and a nice box-press form. Besides the size, the highly decorated band and color contrasting foot band make for a very eye-catching cigar. The pre-light aromas are great. Lots of vibrant, spicy tobacco tingle and a clean cedar background.

New World by AJ Fernandez

Size: 6x60



Added by 007MI6 on July 10, 2015 at 7:00am — 5 Comments

Review: Cornell & Diehl Nutty Irishman

Nutty Irishman is an aromatic pipe tobacco from Cornell & Diehl. Ribbon cut and topped with liqueur. Yep. I’m done writing, time to smoke!

Nutty Irishman

Company: Cornell & Diehl

How Packaged: 2oz…


Added by 007MI6 on July 8, 2015 at 8:19am — No Comments

Review: Garo Edicion Limitada 2010

Another nice looking, well constructed cigar from Garo. The red white and gold band is the best looking of the three so far and the secondary band denoting 2010 LE adds a nice touch. Clean seams and even packing. The wrapper leaf is clean, with small veins and a little toothiness to it.  

Edicion Limitada 2010 by Garo Cigars

Size: 6x58

Vitola: Toro

Wrapper: Ecuador…


Added by 007MI6 on July 3, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments

Review: Cornell & Diehls Founding Fathers

An aromatic blend of burley and black cavendish, Founding Fathers has an infusion of exotic pomegranate flavoring. It's been out of quite a while, but then again, I've only been smoking pipes for the last year, so it's all new to me. ;) The aroma has me ready to go already!

Founding Fathers…


Added by 007MI6 on July 1, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments


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