CigarChat Episode 150 - La Hoja Cigar Co. 1962

January 29, 2016

Carlos and Willie will join us for an interesting show. I've seen La Hoja all over IG and have read some of the reviews, but this will be the fist time that I've smoked their stuff.  Logan is on assignment, so Surgeon will sit in and keep things classy from Canada.

Sharing Our Pairings Episode 54 - Scotchy Scotch 2.0 with Special Guest Paul Asadoorian

January 28, 2016

Surgeon, sits down with special guest Paul Asadoorian from the Stogie Geeks show. They pair Sobremesa cigar with various scotches, and Paul throws in a wild Cognac!

Surgeon pairs:
The Balvenie DoubleWood 12
Willow Park Wines & Spirits The Family Casks 2002 by Glenfarclas
The GlenDronach Original 12 Years

Paul pairs:
Highland Park 18
Auchentoshan Three Wood
Merlet Brothers Blend Cognac

Pipe Dummies - Dan Tobacco Old Ironsides

January 27, 2016

We will be checking out the Dan Tobacco Old Ironsides.

Cigar Review - Warped La Colmena Black Honey

January 26, 2016

Surgeon sits down to review the limited release Warped La Colmena Black Honey

Cigar Review - Romeo y Julieta Piramides Anejados

January 25, 2016

Surgeon sits down to review the Romeo y Julieta Piramides Anejados from Habanos S.A.

Pipe Dummies - Esoterica Penzance

January 20, 2016

Tonight we will be smoking the hard to find Esoterica Penzance to see if it stands up to the hype.

Cigar Review - Hammer + Sickle St. Petersburg Hermitage No. 1

January 19, 2016

Surgeon sits down to review the St. Petersburg Hermitage No. 1 cigar from Hammer + Sickle.

CigarChat Episode 149 - Maya Selva Cigars

January 15, 2016

Yep, we've got Gabriel in the house again.  It's been about a year since he has joined us, so we'll have a lot to talk about.  As usual we have some serious giveaways!

Sharing Our Pairings Episode 52 - MBombay And Ales

January 14, 2016

Surgeon and Rob sit down to pair the MBombay Kesara with some ales to see what pairs best. Mel Shah from MBombay pops in to talk a little about the Kesara cigar.

Surgeon pairs:

  • Winter Dunkel Limited Edition from Whistler Brewing Company
  • Alpenglow Winter Ale by Grizzly Paw Brewing Company
  • Black Mammoth Winter Ale by Fernie Brewing Company

Rob pairs:

  • Boulevard Brewing - Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale
  • Enlightenment Ales - Transcendence American Farmhouse Ale
  • Holy Mountain  -  The Seer - Foudre Aged Hoppy Saison

What Embargo?: Big Ring Gauge Habanos

January 12, 2016

Join Yellow Snapper, Big Tuna and a special guest this coming Monday on What Embargo? for a show revolving around big ring gauge cigars. We are looking at Habanos that have a ring gauge off 55 or greater. It is a pretty recent trend, and we want to see and talk about the big ring gauge offerings coming out of Cuba. Known for producing great, small ring gauge cigars, can Habanos S.A. make great ring gauge offerings?

Cigar Review - Gran Habano Corojo No. 5 Maduro Limitado 2011

January 12, 2016

Surgeon sits down to review the new IPCPR 2015 release Gran Habano Corojo No. 5 Maduro Limitado 2011.

CigarChat Episode 148 - MBombay Cigars

January 8, 2016

oMel from MBombay will join Logan and Rob and take on all your questions. Best of all, we'll pick 20 WINNERS during tonight's show! 

Sharing Our Pairings Episode 51 - Espinosa ‘Special’ Especial

January 7, 2016

Surgeon and Rob sit down to pair Erik Espinosa's Especial with a range of tasty beers. Surgeon's rated this his #6 cigar of 2015!

Surgeon pairs:

  • Dunkelweizen from Big Rock Brewery
  • Fowl Mouth ESB from Big Rock Brewery
  • Smoked Roggenbier from Big Rock Brewery
  • Hibernation Ale from Big Rock Brewery

Rob pairs:

  • Lagunitas Brown Sugga
  • Ballast Point Pipper Down
  • Snake River Zonker Stout
  • Port Brewing Old Viscosity Ale

Pipe Dummies - Dunhill Early Morning Pipe

January 6, 2016

We are getting down on some EMP.

Cigar Review - ACME Cigary Company Premier Ecuador

January 5, 2016

Surgeon sits down to review the new 2015 release Premier Ecuador by ACME Cigar Company.

Cigar Review - Drew Estate Liga Privada Unico Ratzilla

January 4, 2016

Surgeon sits down to review the new Drew Estate Diplomat Retailer Exclusive Liga Privada Único Serie Ratzilla.