Big Tuna and Yellow Snapper are pairing some Habanos cigars and IPAs!
Big Tuna and Yellow Snapper sit down to discuss summer smokes and summer vitolas.
Tonight on What Embargo?, Yellow Snapper & Big Tuna break down these two Hoyo Limitadas.
Jose Blanco is back on What Embargo? for his second appearance.
Join Yellow Snapper and Big Tuna as they talk "Anejados"
Big Tuna and Yellow Snapper sit down with some online media members to discuss thoughts and experiences revolving around Cuban cigars.
Join Yellow Snapper and Big Tuna as we pair some Habanos with white wine. We're pairing an Hoyo Epicure de Luxe with a Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc! Let's see how this goes.
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?
Join Yellow Snapper & Big Tuna as they sit down with the great Jose Blanco. Tune in as they discuss Cuban tobacco, Habanos and the ups and downs of Habanos S.A. It should be a great time, and we are thankful that Jose is willing to come on and talk Habanos.
Yellow Snapper and Big Tuna pair an H. Upmann Half Corona and Cohiba Maduro 5 Mágicos with a Russian Imperial Stout and a Barrel Aged Stout!
Tune in, October 5th, to watch Yellow Snapper and Big Tuna smoke an unbanded Habanos. We're sending each other an unbanded Habanos, different hopefully, and we're putting each other to the test. Yellow Snapper has the potential to pass. Big Tuna is totally f*****!
Today, on What Emabrgo?, Yellow Snapper and Big Tuna pair a Bolivar Royal Coronas from October 2012 with a 2013 Ridge Paso Robles Zinfandel and a random Californian Pinot Noir.
Colin Ganley of Cigar Tourism, Cigar Journal and Twin Engine Coffee joins Catish and Big Tuna and talks Cuba and Habanos.
Catfish and Big Tuna get together for their 25th time, and this time we talk about the new Añejados releases from Habanos S.A. See what Catfish and Tuna think about the new Montecristo Churchill Añejados & Romeo y Julieta Añejados.
Catfish and Big Tuna talk about the 2014 Edicion Limitadas: The Partagas Seleccion Limitada, Cohiba Robustos Supremos, and the Bolivar Super Coronas
What Embargo 23. Catfish and Big Tuna as they talk about the 2014 Limitada, Cohiba Robustos Supremos, large ring gauges in general, the 17th Habanos Festival, and more. Special news at the end of the podcast.
Catfish and Big Tuna share their thoughts on the new releases from Habanos, the Habanos Añejados. These two new releases are for the Montecristo and Romeo y Julieta brands, and both release give the brand a new vitola and also a very aged Habano with that. Along with that, Catfish talks about custom and farm rolled offerings from Cuba, and focuses on Hector Luis Prieto and Alejandro Robaina. Enjoy the show that marks the 50th anniversary of Sir Winston Churchill's death.
Being it their first episode of 2015, Catfish and Big Tuna release their Top 5 Cigars of 2014. But why just have them talk about our Top 5 Cigars of 2014? Instead, they decided to call in a good friend, Cigar Surgeon from Canuckistan to join in the conversation. The three of them will be reviewing their Top 5 Habanos and talking all things Habanos.
Catfish and Big Tuna sit down with Cubanacan Cigars and talk about Cubanacan but more importantly their new release, the HR. The HR is a cigar that has recently hit the American market and it is a cigar that was not just created by Cubanacan, but with the input, assistance and guidance of Hirochi Robaina. The cigar is meant to pay tribute to Hirochi's grandfather, Alejandro Robaina, and is truly a magnificent smoke. Listen in as we talk about the new Cubanacan HR.
On What Embargo?, Episode Dieciocho, Catfish and Big Tuna spend some quality time with the boys from Blind Man's Puff and talk about some blind Habanos they reviewed. Join Catfish and Big Tuna as they fail miserably in identifying these smokes, one a complete surprise and the other a very well aged smoke that would fool everyone. As always listen to the crew talk all things Habanos with the Blind Man's Puff and hear some favorites of them all.
In "What Embargo?: Episode Diecisiete" Catfish is MIA in the bayou, so Tuna calls upon Cigar Coop to do a unique show. The two talk the term "Cubanesque." What does it mean to be Cubanesque? The two to over several brands in America and talk about what they believe to be close to the great Habano.
On What Embargo? Episode Sixteen Catfish and Big Tuna conclude their conversations on the "cheapo Habanos" and discuss their winner. After smoking through many of them, and have discussions, they determined that Jose Piedra is the winner. Expect a show filled with intense conversations on Jose Piedra and a discussion of some other brands that are not main stream. Along with that, expect some classic ramblings from Big Tuna and Catfish.
Catfish and Big Tuna talk about Edicion Limitadas. They discuss their favorite releases over the years, how they have aged and focus on the Montecristo Grand Edmundo and Sublimes as well. Along with that, they analyze the program with regular production releases and see how they are similar, different and make a pros and cons list with that.
On What Embargo?, Episode Catorce, Catfish and Big Tuna talked about regional editions and their role in the Habanos portfolio. They discussed the pros and cons of the program and also talked about the limited nature of the program. They delved into limited editions in general as well and laid down their thoughts on the concept of making a cigar limited in production.
Last night on What Embargo? Catfish and Big Tuna discussed the upcoming releases from Habanos. They talked about the increase in ring gauges on Habanos and the connection the United States market. They were also joined by Cigar Coop, an expert on the US cigar market, and the three began to compare the two markets, how they are different and related, and talked favorite smokes as well.
Catfish and Big Tuna dive into the Partagas brand and focus on the PSD5. Also, they discuss the difference between bloom and plume.
Big Tuna and Catfish talked about the Boliver Royal Corona, Punch Punch, and take audience questions.
Catfish and Big Tuna get into the weeds on the Punch Punch. The corona gorda so nice they named it twice. Also, the crew talks about upcoming Regional Editions and their thoughts on the smokes.
On Epsiode Siete Catfish and Big Tuna went off track. The brothers got lost in the wilderness and took themselves on a little saunter. On this saunter they talked about the man, the myth, the legend, Juan Lopez Diez. This is the man that created the Juan Lopez line and what a line it is. Along with that, the two answered some questions on Cuban tobacco and talked about the wonderful corona gorda vitola. It is a vitola that excels in Cuba and is probably one of the best on the market. Enjoy brothers and sisters.
Big Tuna and Catfish discussed the terrific Bolivar brand and really got into the vitolas that are offered in the brand. They went over the Petit Coronas and Coronas Junior which they reviewed on HabanosCritic.com and answered a lot of questions from viewers regarding terrific cigars for new smokers even seasoned smokers. To conclude, Catfish and Big Tuna answered the questions, what box would get for $100, what box would you get for $150 and what box would you get for $500?
In Episode Cinco Big Tuna and Catfish break it down on the San Cristobal de la Habana, which in our opinion is the best brand in the niche brand market. Along with that, we talk about tobacco beetles and the problems you can face and what you can do to prevent the destruction of your cigars. Catfish also brings up the question "what is the most underrated and overrated brands for Habanos. Check it out, you are sure to have a great time!
On What Embargo? Episode Cuatro Big Tuna and Catfish continued to cover some new releases for Habanos S.A., particularly for Las Casa del Habanos, and also talked about relative humidity and how to store your Habanos. After that, the guys broke down the Trinidad Reyes and shared their thoughts on the smoke.
Catfish and Big Tuna are back, and today we are going to be talking about the packaging coming out of Cuba. We are going to be talking about dress boxes and cabinet boxes, and what to look for when buying a box of cigars. Along with that, we are going to be breaking down the H. Upmann Magnum 46, and this is probably one of the bet corona gordas on the worldwide market.
We provide our thoughts on the Montecristo No. 2. Recently named #1 cigar by Cigar Aficionado, this cigar has been grabbing a lot of attention recently and we are going to share our honest opinions on the smoke and its ranking.