CigarChat Episode 234 - The Throw Down Show

December 2, 2016

Tune in for a special addition of CigarChat where we will be announcing the winner of the CigFed/Reddit Throw Down! Special guest An from Reddit and CigFed joins the show.

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Cigar Review - Southern Draw Kudzu Code Duello

November 28, 2016

Surgeon sits down to review the Southern Draw limited release, Code Duello in the Kudzu blend.

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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 92 - ‘MURICA

November 24, 2016

Surgeon is back with a special guest co-host. They'll sit down and pour a truly American spirit; bourbon!

Surgeon pairs the Civil Disobedience from Moyo Ruiz Cigars with:

  • Elijah Craig 12 Year Small Batch
  • Knob Creek Small Batch 9 Year
  • Woodford Reserve Distillers Select

Tripp pairs a Florida Sun Grown LE Trunk Pressed Toro with:

  • Climax Moonshine
  • 2Bar Bourbon
  • Booker's Bourbon
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CigarChat Episode 233 - Robby’s Farewell Show

November 11, 2016

Tonight we say goodbye to CigarChat co-founder RobbyRas!  

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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 91 - Go Big, Or Go Home. Farewell Robby.

November 10, 2016

Surgeon and Rob sit down to pair the Collective cigar from Cigar Federation. This will be Rob's farewell Sharing Our Pairings show.

Surgeon is pairing a Collective with:

  • Taketsuru Pure Malt 21
  • Scotch Malt Whisky Society 31.27 Bold sailor's dram
  • Aberlour A'Bunadh Batch 37

Rob is pairing a Collective with:

  • Stranahan's Snowflake 2015
  • Pappy Van Winkle's Family Reserve 20 Years Old
  • Hibiki 12
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Cigar Review - Torano Exodus

November 7, 2016
Surgeon sits down to review the re-release of the Torano Exodus, released at the 2016 IPCPR in Las Vegas.
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CigarChat Episode 232 - John & Logan Behind the Industry Curtains

November 4, 2016

Surgeon sits in for Rob and sits down with Logan to talk Behind the Industry Curtain. Some big breaking news dropped at the end of this episode.

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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 90 - Beer, Bourbon, Broadleaf

November 3, 2016
Surgeon and Rob sit down with the Tabernacle from Foundation Cigar Company. 

Surgeon is pairing a Tabernacle Lancero with:
  • Stranger Than Fiction - Collective Arts Brewing
  • Woodford Reserve Distiller's Select
  • Arran Limtied Edition 18 YO

Rob is pairing a Tabernacle Toro with:
  • Imperial Biscotti Break by Evil Twin Brewing
  • Angel's Envy Rye Finished in Rum Barrels
  • Ten FIDY by Oskar Blues Brewing
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Cigar Review - Cubariqueno Protocol Lancero

October 31, 2016
Surgeon sits down for his review of the CigFed 95 rated Protocol Lancero. 
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CigarChat Episode 231 - Rob & Logan The Hour of Honesty

October 28, 2016
Rob and Logan sit down to shoot the breeze, and bring Surgeon along to boot.
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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 89 - Spotlight on Recluse 2.0

October 27, 2016
Surgeon and Rob sit down with another Recluse Amadeus lancero, but this time its the Connecticut Shade!

Surgeon is pairing a Recluse Amadeus Connecticut Shade Lancero with:
  • La Divine Comedie by Le Trou du Diable
  • Amrut Single Malt Whisky
  • Pinner Throwback IPA by Oskar Blues Brewery
Rob is pairing a Recluse Amadeus Connecticut Shade Lancero with:
  • Blazing World - Modern Times Brewing
  • Epic Pilsner - Sufferfest Beer Company
  • Tomatin 1993 Single Cask
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Cigar Review - Rocky Patel Fifty-Five Corona

October 24, 2016
Surgeon sits down to review the Rocky Patel Fifty-Five cigar, celebrating Rocky Patel's 55th birthday. 
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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 88 - Pumpkin Pairings 3.0

October 20, 2016

Surgeon and Rob sit down with the Marital Law from Nomad Cigar Company. They'll be pairing some seasonal Pumpkin beers.


Surgeon pairs a Nomad Martial Law with:
  • Pumpkin Ale - Steamworks Brewing Company
  • The Lost Pumpkin Patch Ale - Canuck Empire Brewing
  • Lost Souls - Parallel 49 Brewing Company
Rob pairs a Nomad Martial Law with:
  • The Great Pumpkin - Elysian Brewing Company 
  • Harvest Ale - BarrelHouse Brewing Company
  • Black Pumpkin - Buffalo Bill's Brewery

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What Embargo? - Casa Fernandez

October 19, 2016
Big Tuna and Yellow Snapper change things up as they sit down with Max Fernandez from Casa Fernandez. 
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CigarChat Episode 230 - Black Label Trading Co

October 19, 2016

Logan and Rob bring James Brown of BLTC on to the show to talk about a special project!


Update: Previous upload was somehow cut off at the 30 minute mark. This episode has been fixed!
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Cigar Review - The Upsetters

October 17, 2016

Surgeon sits down with The Upsetters, another new release from Foundation Cigar Company. 

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CigarChat Episode 229 - Recluse Cigars

October 14, 2016

Scoot Weeks of Recluse Cigars will join the show and take on all of your questions.

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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 87 - Warped Whisky Wednesday

October 13, 2016
Surgeon is back with Rob as they sit down to pair a Warped cigar with a tasty selection of whiskies.

Surgeon pairs a Warped Futuro Selección Suprema with:
Yamazaki 12
The Dalmore Cigar Malt Reserve
The Benriach 12 Sherry Wood

Rob pairs a Warped Flor Del Valle Sky Flower with:
Taketsuru 21 Pure Malt
Aberfeldy 21
Arran 2004 Orkney Bere Barley
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Cigar Review - La Gloria Cubana Serie R Esteli Maduro

October 10, 2016

Surgeon sits down with the new La Gloria Cubana Serie R Esteli Maduro. One of the new releases from the IPCPR 2016 in Las Vegas.

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CigarChat Episode 228 - Southern Draw Cigars

October 7, 2016
Robert Holt of Southern Draw Cigars will sit down with Rob (no Logan!!!) to talk about the past, present and future of Southern Draw Cigars Cigars.
Robert will also take on all of your questions.
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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 86 - Firethorn and Whisk(e)y

October 6, 2016
Rob is joined by the fellas from Developing Palates sit down to do for the latest edition of SoP. They'll be pairing the Southern Draw Firethorn Code Duello with Whisk(e)y.

Rob is pairing a Southern Draw Firethorn Code Duello with:
Taketsuru Pure Malt
Old Weller Antique 107
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Cigar Review - Nomad Cigar Company SA-17 Coronita

October 3, 2016

Surgeon sits down to review another IPCPR 2016 release from Las Vegas. This is the SA-17 from Nomad Cigar Company in a Coronita vitola. 

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Sharing Our Pairings, Short Pour Edition Episode 85 - Spotlight on Foundry Cigars

September 29, 2016

Surgeon and Rob sit down to pair the newest release form Foundry Cigars, Time Flies 550. This episode is another short pour installment where they focus on a single beer paired with the cigar.

Surgeon pairs with a Four Surfers of the Apocalypso by Le Trou Du Diable,
Rob pairs with an Epidemic Ales Zombrew.
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Cigar Review - RoMa Craft Tobac Firecracker

September 26, 2016

Surgeon sits down to review the latest Firecracker release from RoMa Craft Tobac, exclusive to Two Guys Smoke Shop. 

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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 84 - Quesada Oktoberfest 2.0

September 22, 2016
It's Oktoberfest time again! Surgeon and Rob sit down with special guest Terence Reilly of Quesada to pair an Oktoberfest and appropriate beers.

Surgeon pairs an Oktoberbest 2012 Das Boot with:
  • Ayinger Urweisse
  • Aecht Schlenkerla Fastenbier
  • Aecht Schlenkerla Urbock

Rob pairs a Quesada Oktoberfest Das Brauhaus 2016 with:
  • Oktoberfest Beer - Bell's Brewing
  • Oktoberfest - Sierra Nevada
  • Dead Ringer Oktoberfest - Ballast Point

Terence pairs with:
  • Ayinger Oktober Fest-Märzen
  • Samuel Adams Octoberfest
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CigarChat Episode 227 - Jon Huber

September 21, 2016
Tonight we talk about the past, present and future of Crowned Heads cigars with Jon Huber.
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CigarChat Episode 226 - Erik Espinosa

September 16, 2016

Erik Espinosa of Espinosa Cigars sits down with John and Logan to talk about the past, present and future of Espinosa Cigars.

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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 83 - Spotlight on Crux Cigars

September 15, 2016

Surgeon and Rob sit down with a Crux Guild Corona and some scotch whisky.

Surgeon is pairing with:
  • "Too cool for school" 27.105 from Scotch Malt Whisky Society
  • Springbank 17 Sherry Wood
  • Octomore 06.1 Scottish Barley by Bruichladdich
Rob is pairing with:
  • Glenmorangie 18 Extra Rare
  • Oban Little Bay
  • Laphroaig Quarter Cask
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Cigar Review - Charter Oak Broadleaf

September 13, 2016

Surgeon sits down to review the newest release from Foundation Cigar Company, the Charter Oak Broadleaf.

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CigarChat Episode 225 - Manolo Quesada

September 9, 2016

Manolo will tell us all about the past, present and future of Quesada Cigars. Surgeon guest co-hosts for Rob.

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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 82 - Spotlight on CAO Consigliere

September 8, 2016

Surgeon and Rob sit down to pair the new CAO Consigiliere. 


Surgeon pairs with:

  • Dark and Stormy Cocktail
  • Smuggler Scotch Ale - Prohibition Brewing Co.
  • Elijah Craig 12 Year Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Rob pairs with:
  • Billionaire Cocktail
  • Bulleit Rye
  • Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier
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Cigar Review - Powstanie Habano

September 5, 2016

Cigar Surgeon reviews the Powstanie Habano, newly released at the IPCPR 2016 in Las Vegas.

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CigarChat Episode 224 - Rob And Logan

September 2, 2016

Our monthly installment of the Rob and Logan show should be a fun one.

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Cigar Review - Warped Villa Sombra

August 30, 2016

Cigar Surgeon sits down to review the IPCPR 2016 release from Warped Cigars, the Villa Sombra Mecedora. This cigar features an Ecuadorian Connecticut Shade wrapper. 

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Sharing Our Pairings, Short Pour Episode 81 - Partagas Ramon Y Ramon and Wild Card

August 25, 2016

Cigar Surgeon sits down with guest co-host Aaron Loomis from Developing Palates to do a Short Pour Edition pairing. They'll be pairing the new Partagas Ramon Y Ramon from the IPCPR 2016 in Las Vegas.


Surgeon pairs with Cavatica Stout - Fort George Brewery.
Aaron pairs with GT Gose - Anderson Valley Brewing Company.
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Cigar Review - Nomad Cigar Company Martial Law

August 23, 2016

Surgeon sits down to review the Martial Law, one of the new Nomad Cigar Company releases at the IPCPR 2016 in Las Vegas. 

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Cigar Review - Warped Maestro del Tiempo 5712

August 22, 2016

Surgeon sits down to review the Warped Maestro del Tiempo 5712. A new release from Warped at the IPCPR 2016 in Las Vegas.

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What Embargo?: Book II, Chapter XIII (Pairing with IPAs)

August 20, 2016

Big Tuna and Yellow Snapper are pairing some Habanos cigars and IPAs!

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CigarChat Episode 223 - Ezra Zion Cigars

August 19, 2016

Logan sits down with Chris and Kyle from Ezra Zion to talk about all things EZ! Download the Ezra Zion app!

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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 80, Short Pour - Unicos and Wild Card Pairing

August 18, 2016

Surgeon and Rob sit down to do a Short Pour episode with a Unico UF-13 from Drew Estate and a wild card pairing.

Surgeon is pairing a Liga Privada Unico UF-13 with: San Sebastian Reposada Tequila
Rob is pairing a Liga Privada Unico UF-13 with: The Barista - Clown Shoes Brewing
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Cigar Review - Herrera Esteli Miami

August 16, 2016

Cigar Surgeon sits down to review one of the new Drew Estate releases at the IPCPR 2016 in Las Vegas; the Herrera Esteli Miami.

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CigarChat Episode 222 - Nick Melillo of Foundation Cigars

August 12, 2016

Nick will tell us all about the new Tabernacle, Charter Oak and the Upsetters. 

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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 79 - Recluse And Red Ales

August 11, 2016
Surgeon and Rob are back from the IPCPR and they'll be pairing some Recluse lanceros and red ales. They're both pairing a Recluse Amadeus Habano Reserva Lancero.
Surgeon pairs with:
Evil Twin Bold Red IPA by Heretic Brewing
Thirsty Beaver Amber Ale by Tree Brewing Co.
Toro Red by Breakside Brewery

Rob pairs with:
Red Rocket Ale - Bear Republic
Better Off Red - Crux Fermentation Project
Station No. 1 Red Ale -  El Segundo Brewing Co.
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Cigar Review - Joya Black Toro

August 9, 2016

Surgeon sits down to review the latest release from Joya de Nicaragua at the IPCPR 2016 in Las Vegas. The Joya Black Toro.

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Cigar Review - All Out Kings

August 8, 2016

Earlier this year Cigar Federation announced the All Out Kings project live from the Drew Estate Cigar Safari in Nicaragua. Surgeon had a chance to sit down and review a pre-release of the All Out Kings The 4th Pose.

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IPCPR 2016 - Fratello Cigars with Omar de Frias

August 5, 2016

Jerad stops by the Fratello Cigars booth to talk to Omar de Frias. Fratello announces a new Bianco Boxer, and the #4 a 6-1/2" x 54 vitola. The Fratello Oro will hit the market in October as well, sporting an Ecuadorian Connecticut shade wrapper, and a Cameroon binder. 

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IPCPR 2016 - HVC Cigars with Reinier Lorenzo

August 5, 2016

Jerad stops by the HVC Cigars booth to talk to Reinier Lorenzo. New releases include San Isidiro a single vitola box press as a Nicaraguan puro. La Rosa 520, produced in limited quantities of 500 boxes with 100% of the tobacco originating from the Jalapa region of Nicaragua. These releases follow up the 2015 release of the Vieja Cosecha. 

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CigarChat Episode 221 - IPCPR Recap Show

August 5, 2016
This week we'll take a look back at the craziness that was IPCPR 2016!
Cigar media members Cigar-Coop, Cigar Vixen, Cigar Craig, Stogie Review, Cigar Dojo and Developing Palates will join us to talk about all the highs and the lows of the show.
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Cigar Review - Crowned Heads Le Careme

August 5, 2016

Surgeon sits down to review the Le Careme by Crowned Heads.

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IPCPR 2016 Gurkha Cigars with Eddie Guerra

August 4, 2016

Eddie Guerra, Director of Marketing for Gurkha. New this year is the Bourbon Collection a bourbon infused cigar. The Ghost gets two new figurado vitolas, a 4x60 and 5x58. The Extreme gets a re-release, along with a price drop. The Heritage line gets a Maduro offering and a new 4-1/2x48 size. A limited edition Heritage humidor with 10 Habano and 10 Maduro cigars, 1,000 units only. Founders Select with a Connecticut shade wrapper, sold in 10 count boxes. 21 Year Cellar Reserve, with a Connecticut shade wrapper, limited to 1,000 boxes in each vitola. The Cigar Malt Collection, 5 different blends to a box each blended to be paired with a specific spirit. Blend Masters Cask in boxes of 20 or glass tubes. Tubo collection in sleeves of 3, with 5 different blends. Jubilee in 10 count numbered humidors, using an extremely rare Habano Cuban seed wrapper grown in Nicaragua. The Pan American in a steam punk style trunk box. The Royal Humidor collection. 

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