Episode 256

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Stogie Geeks #256

Recorded December 18, 2017 at G-Unit Studios in Rhode Island!

Interview: Tony Mendoza, - 2:00pm-2:45pm


The Next Shot LLC

I'm a hard charging, high Energy U.S. Soldier, Filmmaker, Podcaster, Audio Book Enthusiast & Cigar Smoker







Stogie Geeks Segment: HOUSE STICKS - 2:45pm-3:30pm

The Joes discuss House blended cigars for cigar shops, there place in the cigar world, and where they're going.




Stogies of the Week - 3:30pm-4:15pm

Joe Hollywood's Stogies

  1. Camacho Liberty 2017
  2. Sweet Jane by Drew Estate
  3. MLB Cigar Ventures Imperia
  4. Pulita 60 Aniversario
  5. LA AURORA PREFERIDO BROADLEAF

Joe D's Stogies

''LA GIANNA- Maduro

Ecuadorian Wrapper

Honduran Binder and Filler

$6 Box of 20 6 sizes

5 X 50 Robusto

-Chocolate, Marshmellow, Sweetness and subtle spice

Gianna means God is Gracious, named after 2Guys Smoke shop owner Dave Garafolo's daughter

Created 22yrs ago and is distributed under the United Cigar banner. A Connecticut is offered as well

  • BOXSPLIT


''CRUX - Passport

2009 Ecuadorian Habano Wrapper

Habano Viso Binder

Nicaraguan Filler

$7 Box of 20 3 sizes

7 X 40 Lancero

-Notes of Cocoa, Leather and Pepper

Flawless construction and huge smoke production

Medium Plus in strength, truly enjoyed this cigar from start to finish

  • BOXWORTHY


''SOUTHERN DRAW- QuickDraw Habano

Ecuadorian Dark Habano

NIcaraguan Binder and FIller

$5.75 Box of 25

5 X 46 Corona Gorda

3rd size in the Quick Draw line from Southern Draw (Petite Corona, Short Panatela)

-Notes of Wood, Natural Tobacco and sweetness

Available in Pennsylvania and Connecticut

True Medium, this size smokes the best of all the 3 sizes and is a game changer

  • BOXWORTHY


''''ESPINOSA- Maduro

Mexican San Andreas Maduro Wrapper

Nicaraguan Binder and Filler

$7 4 sizes Boxes of 20

5.625 X 46 Corona Gorda

-Notes of Cocoa, Earth, Spice and Sweetness

Erik Espinosa owner of La Zona Factory in Esteli, Nicaragua

Espinosa also known for the La Aranja cigar

Very slow burning cigar, 2+ hrs smoking time. Medium + in strenth

  • BOXSPLIT


''MATILDE- Quadrata

Ecuadorian Habano Wrapper

Dominican Binder

Nicaraguan, Dominican Filler

$8.50 3 Sizes 20 Box count

5.25 X 50 Robusto

3rd release from Jose Seijas of Matilde and his sons Enrique and Ricardo

-Notes of Wood, Leather, Chocolate, Coffee

Medium in strength, made at Tabacalera Palma in the Dominican Republic

Looks like a little chocolate bar

  • 5er


''MATILDE- Oscuro

Mexican San Andreas Wrapper

Sumatran Binder

Nicaraguan, Dominican and USA Filler

$7.50 3 Sizes Boxes of 20

5.5 X 44 Corona

-Notes of Earth, Coffee, Hay and Pepper

Burned and smoked to perfection

Made in the Dominican Republic and released in 2015

Medium + in strength

Owners Jose Seijas and sons Ricardo and Enrique

  • BOXSPLIT