Episode 260

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Stogie Geeks #260

Recorded January 29, 2018 at G-Unit Studios in Rhode Island!

Hosts

  • Joe Hozempa broadcasts his own radio show  Round Two, LLC
    Joe Hollywood demonstrates his enthusiasm for boxing, MMA, and Cigars.
  • Joe DesMarais is a full time Southern Draw Rep.
    He is also a Lieutenant Firefighter in Rhode Island.
  • Interview: Paul Asadoorian 2:00pm-2:30pm

    What has Paul been up to lately?

    Paul's Top 5 Favorite Cigars Smoked in 2017:

    1. EP Carrillo New Wave Reserva Toro - Wrapper: Ecuador Connecticut Binder: Connecticut Broadleaf Filler: Nicaragua, Dominican Republic Body: Medium
    1. Illusione Fume De Amor

    MADE BY: TABSA FACTORY LOCATION: NICARAGUA WRAPPER: NICARAGUA BINDER: NICARAGUA FILLER: NICARAGUA DIMENSIONS: 6 1/2" BY 48 RING PRICE: $9.50 RATING: 95

    1. Fuente Eye Of The Shark

    Body Medium-Full Size Figurado Ring Gauge 52 Length 5 3/4" Filler Dom. Rep. Binder Dom. Rep. Wrapper Cameroon Issue Cigar Aficionado – Jan 01, 2018 Price $12.25 Designation Top 25 of 2017 | Cigar of the Year

    1. Avo Classic No. 2

    Wrapper: Ecuadorian Connecticut Binder: Dominican Republic Filler: Vintage Dominican Republic Length: 6 Inches Ring Gauge: 50 Power: 3 / 10

    1. PADRÓN 1964 ANNIVERSARY SERIES HERMOSO MADURO

    Size: 102 x 22,2 | 4 x 56 Origin: Nicaragua Wrapper: Nicaragua Binder: Nicaragua Filler: Nicaragua Factory: Tabacos Cubanica S.A. Release: 2016

    Stogie Segment: Cigar Lounge Etiquet 2:30PM-3:00PM

    Stogies Of The Week 3:00PM-3:30PM




    Joe H's Cigars

    1. A.J. Ferandez New World Puro Especial
    2. LA AURORA PREFERIDOS CAMEROON
    3. Black Works Studio Killer Bee
    4. Cavalier of Geneva Black Series II
    5. HHB Super Premium

    Joe D's Stogies

    LIGA PRIVADA UNICO- L40

    USA Connecticut Broadleaf Wrapper

    Brazilian Mata Fina Binder

    Honduran and Nicaraguan Filler

    7 X 40 Lancero

    $17 Box of 15 (Found this gem with tons of plume HUGE BONUS)

    Steve Saka previously at the helm though this wouldnt move as good as it did

    Notes of Wood, Sweetness and Chocolate, Toasty and Meaty as hell

    2Hrs of smoking time all day

    SLightly tight on the draw but flavor never waivered and worth it

    Basically same makeup of the Dirty Rat just arranged different

    Medium Plus to Full

    • BOXWORTHY


    DEBONAIRE ULTRA PREMIUM- DAYBREAK

    Ecuadorian Connecticut Shade Wrapper

    Dominican Binder

    Nicaraguan and Dominican Filler

    6 X 50 Toro

    $13 20 count box 6 sizes Habano and Maduro also available

    Notes of Spice, Earth and Buttered Popcorn

    Released at the 2017 IPCPR

    Nice day starter for a treat, great draw and big smoke production

    Owner Phil Zanghi, distributed by Drew Estate

    Produced at the De Los Reyes Factory in the Dominican Republic

    Medium in strength

    • BOXSPLIT


    CASA FERNANDEZ-RESERVA CONNECTICUT

    Ecuadorian Connecticut Wrapper

    Nicaraguan Corojo 99 Binder

    Corojo 99 and Criollo 98 Filler

    6 X 52 Toro

    $8.75 10count box Regular Production

    Released in 2015 in the 4th quarter

    Says Miami on the band but produced in Nicaragua

    Made exclusively for Thompson Cigar Co.

    Medium in strength

    • BOXSPLIT


    CUBARIQUENO- PROBABLE CAUSE (RED)

    San Andreas Wrapper

    Nicaraguan Binder and Filler

    5 X 52 Robusto

    $10 3 sizes 10ct boxes

    Notes of Barnyard, Coffee, Red Wine and Earthy

    Nice open flow to the cigar, effortless draw

    2016 IPCPR Release

    Bill Ives and Juan Cancel teamed up with Erik Espinosa

    Made at the La Zona Factory in Nicaragua

    Medium Strength

    • BOXSPLIT


    LA AURORA-1903 PREFERIDOS CAMEROON NO 2 PERFECTO

    Cameroon Wrapper

    Piloto Cubano Binder

    Piloto Cubano, Brazilian Bahia and Cameroon Filler

    6 X 58 Perfecto

    $17 Box of 25 (good luck trying to find these gems)

    Notes of Spice, Wood and overall Sweetness

    Really fun size, felt right smoking it

    Taste of age, gift from Paul

    Effortless Draw, Big Smoke production

    Medium in Strength

    • BOXWORTHY