IPCPR 2019: Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust

IPCPR 2019: Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust

posted on July 16th, 2019

IPCPR 2019:  Balmoral Cigars

IPCPR 2019: Balmoral Cigars

posted on July 15th, 2019

IPCPR 2019:  Room 101

IPCPR 2019: Room 101

posted on July 15th, 2019

IPCPR 2019 Archive

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IPCPR 2019: Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust

IPCPR 2019: Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust

We met up with a more trim and athletic Steve Saka this year in the Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust booth at IPCPR / CPA 2019. Before we get down to business, we get find out what Steve’s favorite fishing lures are for smallmouth bass. But since since it is a cigar trade show, and we are cigar press, we get into the new cigars. On the milder end of things, there’s the new Sobremesa Brûlée, or “your grandfather’s Connecticut”. A …

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IPCPR 2019: Balmoral Cigars

IPCPR 2019:  Balmoral Cigars

We met up with Boris Wintermans, President of Royal Agio, and Francisco Batista, master blender, to discuss what is new at Balmoral Cigars.…

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IPCPR 2019: Room 101

IPCPR 2019:  Room 101

We get the low down of what is new from Room 101 from the one and only, Matt Booth. Bonus footage of a 10 year old circle game still ongoing and being played by grown men.

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IPCPR 2019: Hoyo de Monterrey

IPCPR 2019: Hoyo de Monterrey

More developments with Hoyo de Monterrey at IPCPR / PCA this year, and Ed Lahmann joins us again this year to tell us all about it. In this video we discuss the importance of the brand, particularly the Hoyo Dark Sumatra in cigar culture, and the release of the new La Amistad Dark Sumatra another collaboration with AJ Fernandez. Ed also gives us some drink pairing ideas, which are always welcome.

After that we check out Ed’s passion project, the …

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IPCPR 2019: Cohiba

IPCPR 2019: Cohiba

It’s always great to catch up with Sean Williams. We kicked off our annual tour of the General Cigar booth in the Cohiba section, where Sean gave us the scoop in the 2019 release of the Cohiba Spectre, a follow-up to last year’s inaugural release of the very limited, super-premium cigar. It may share the same name, but the blend is very different from the original release, with a more fuller-bodied Nicaraguan influence. We also talk about aging tobacco in …

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IPCPR 2019: Miami Cigar and La Aurora

IPCPR 2019: Miami Cigar and La Aurora

A trip to the Miami Cigar booth means a tour of the latest La Aurora and Toscano products in addition to the latest from Nestor Miranda. This year Nate McIntyre shows us new limited edition Toscano Stilnovo, the Tatiana Harvest Moon, the return of the Don Lino Africa as a box-pressed cigar made by AJ Fernandez, the return of the Nestor Miranda Special Selection, and the full lineup of the La Aurora 115th Anniversary, La Auroa Preferidos Hors d’Age, and …

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IPCPR 2019: Mombacho

IPCPR 2019: Mombacho

We catch up with Claudio Sgroi in the Mombacho booth to hear about the new very limited Cosecha 2014, a Nicaraguan puro that has been aged for four years. Also there’s the Casa Favilli another Nicaraguan puro, but this one featuring a Nicaraguan broadleaf. And then there’s Diplomatico by Mombacho, a cigar collaboration with Diplomatico rum, blended specifically to pair with Diplomatico rum. …

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IPCPR 2019: A.C.E. Prime

IPCPR 2019: A.C.E. Prime

It’s hard to where to begin on the first day of the trade show. So we got started with the letter ‘A’. That lead us to Luciano Meirelles in the A.C.E. Prime booth, and NBA stars Dominique Wilkins and Tiago Splitter. In this video we get to know A.C.E. Prime, how Dominique Wilkins and Tiago Splitter got connected with the brand, the new M.X.S. cigar blends, Dominique’s forthcoming Human Highlight Film IPA, 100% Pelo De Oro cigars, and a lot …

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IPCPR 2019 Recap

With IPCPR 2019 in the books, Brian and Ben sit down to discuss the trade show and some of their favorite moments.

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