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Now displaying: 2019
Dec 16, 2019

As we come within a couple of weeks of entering a new decade, Drew and Joe wanted to review the past Cigars of the Year for this decade, and which cigar will be Number One in 2019?

Full Show Notes: https://stogiegeeks.com/315

Nov 25, 2019

Cigars for Warriors has released a press release regarding the impact of the FDAs regulation on premium cigars and how it will affect cigar manufacturer’s ability to donate cigars to the brave men and women serving our country in the military. It describes the potential outcome if this regulation stands as is, and the steps being taken to ensure that our charity and others who give cigars to our troops continue to be able to do so.

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Nov 25, 2019

Epic Cigars owner and Founder, Dean Parsons began traveling to the Dominican Republic in 2005 while living and working in Real Estate in the Turks & Caicos Islands. After several years and many trips to the Dominican Republic, Parsons, founded and trademarked Epic Cigars in 2010.

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Nov 18, 2019

Joe’s Cigars:

  • Man O’ War Armada Toro Grande 6.5×56
  • Graycliff Double Espresso Series 4.5×54 Robusto
  • NAT CICCO ANIVERSARIO 1965 LIGA NO. 4 5×52 Robusto

Andrew Galvan:

  • Plasencia Cosecha 146 – Stick of the Week
  • L’Atelier Extension de la Racine ER15
  • Black Label Black Works Studio Green Hornet Kato 4.5×46

Show Notes: https://stogiegeeks.com/313

Nov 18, 2019

Drew has some questions that he is going to ask Joe from some of his emails and gatherings since appearing on Stogie Geeks. Note in the Joe style he does not know the questions.
Also, have you heard about the Anti-Smoking Bill That Would Ban Catalog and Internet Sales of Tobacco Passes Subcommittee? We will begin to break it down and discuss what this could mean to our industry.

Show Notes: https://stogiegeeks.com/313

Nov 15, 2019

Joe’s Stogies:
- DAV Cigars Prima Natural Robusto
- Arturo Fuente Rosado 8-5-8 (2018)
- Caldwell Blind Man’s Bluff Maduro
- La Flor Dominicana La Volcada

Andrew’s Stogies:
- Drew Estate Undercrown Shady XX Box Press Belicoso
- Crowned Heads J.D. Howard Reserve HR 50 5 ½ X 50
- Rocky Patel LB1 OFC Toro 6 ½ x 52
- Romeo Y Julieta 1875 Bully Robusto 5 X 50
- Montecristo Media Noche Edmundo 5 X 55


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Nov 15, 2019

Joe and Drew Interview Dan Davison. Dan is the Sales Manager at Queensbury Cigar & Pipe. His unique experiences in the industry include managing Rhode Island’s oldest tobacconist The Humidor Smoke Shop, to being the Northeast Sales Representative for Kristoff Cigars. He joins us this week to discuss the 2020 Tobacco Business Awards, what’s been hot this year on the retail side, and some industry trends.

Full Show Notes: https://stogiegeeks.com/312

Nov 6, 2019

Joe’s Stogies:
Brick House Maduro
Diamond Crown Robusto No. 2
My Father La Gran Oferta Toro

Andrew’s Stogies:
Cain Daytona by Oliva Corona 6 X 46
Southern Draw Ignite 2019 NSF Navy Seals Foundation
AVO Domaine (Domaine 50) 6 X 54 Perfecto
La Sirena (Mermaid) Aniversario Especial 5 3/4 x 54 Robusto

Nov 6, 2019

This week Joe and Andrew interview Ram Rodriguez from Tabacalera El Artista. Ram Rodriguez is one of the few Cigar Executives under 30, Radhames “Ram” Rodriguez embodies everything that makes the cigar industry unique. A third-generation tobacco man, Ram comes by the business naturally having spent nearly his entire childhood in the factory.

Full Show Notes: https://stogiegeeks.com/311

Oct 25, 2019

Joe’s Stogies:
- My Father La Gran Oferta Toro
- CAO Orellana
- Alec Bradley Project 40 05.50
- E.P. Carrillo Capa de Sol

Andrew’s Stogies:
- Perla del Mar Maduro: Toro Grande 6 X 60
- Leon Jimenes: Robusto 5.5 x 50
- Punch Rothchild Natural: 4 1/2 x 50
- Cavalier Genève Limited Edition 2019 DG 4 3/4 x 58
- La Gloria Cubana Spanish Press Gigante 6 x 60

Oct 25, 2019

DAV Cigars, along with myself and two partners is making a huge splash in the cigar world in such a short amount of time. all our cigars are long filler, premium cigars which are hand rolled in the Dominican Republic by the best rollers in the business. Our tobacco is of the highest quality, with an aging process of no less than 4 years.

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Oct 18, 2019

Then in the segment segment, they discuss the Cigars and Spirits event in Texas!

Full Show Notes: https://stogiegeeks.com/309

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Oct 17, 2019

This week Joe and Drew interview Jonathan Lipson, the Director of Sales and Marketing at Alec Bradely.

Full Show Notes: https://stogiegeeks.com/309

Oct 9, 2019

Joe’s Cigars:
Black Works Studio – Boondock Saint
Foundation Cigar Company – Charter Oak Broadleaf
Evil Genius Cigars – White Chapel Belicoso
Rock-A-Feller Vintage Nicaragua Maduro


Drew’s Cigars:
E.E 601 La Bomba Warhead V Toro 6 X 52
CAO Amazon Basin Orellana 6 X 52
Padilla Finest Hour 6 X 60 Grand Toro
Don Julio Punto Espada Gigante 7 X 60
The Wise Man Maduro (El Güegüense) 5 X 50 Robusto

Full Show Notes: https://stogiegeeks.com/308

Oct 8, 2019

This week Joe and Drew interview Lincoln Salazar, the Chairman and CEO of Cigar & Spirits Magazine. Lincoln Salazar has been an Orange County executive for more than 10 years, owning businesses in marketing, publishing, cosmetics, and event management.

Full Show Notes: https://stogiegeeks.com/308

Oct 7, 2019

Joe’s Cigars:
Lars Tetens – SS, Alec Bradley Magic Toast Robusto, BBlack Label, Trading Company – Green Hornet, La Flor Dominicana La Nox


Drew’s Cigars:
J.C. Newman The American 7 x 47 Churchill, Vegas 5 Limitada 2019 6 x 50, M Bourbon by Macanudo 6 x 5 Toro, Cult Fuerte Grande Toro 6 x 60, Drew Estate Fat Bottom Betty 5 x 54

Full Show Notes: https://stogiegeeks.com/307

Oct 7, 2019

This week Joe and Drew discuss a survey that reveals which cigar brands are moving best, what size moves off the shelf the most, and also cover the hottest brands of 2019. And, the U.S. Small Business Administration held a public roundtable on the regulation of premium cigars at its headquarters in Washington, D.C. Fourth generation cigar maker Drew Newman testified, we will break down the testimony.

Full Show Notes: https://stogiegeeks.com/307

Sep 24, 2019

Joe and Drew talk about the stogies they smoked during the week.

Joe’s Cigars:
CAO Flathead V19
Davidoff Winston Churchill Late Hour Toro
David P. Ehrlich PLM Series Churchill
Brick House The Traveler

Drew’s Cigars:
Ashton ESG (Estate Sun Grown)
Oscar Valladares Super Fly Super Toro 6 x 54
Alec & Bradley Gatekeeper Toro
Big Papi by David Ortiz and El Artista Cigars 6 X 54
M Bourbon by Macanudo 6 x 5 Toro

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Sep 24, 2019

This week Drew and Joe Interview Brenda Scott, Texas Brand Ambassador, Mother of 5, President of Wildfire Ladies Cigar Society and Distinguished Ruffians scout for Texas Chapter. Woman in Cigar Culture topic, opinion, and events.

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Sep 17, 2019

Joe and Drew will review the sticks they have smoked for the week. They will also be discussing celebrities and why are they appearing in the cigar industry.

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Aug 26, 2019

Joe’s Cigars:
- Drew Estate Herrera Esteli Miami
- E.P. Carrillo Elencos
- Southern Draw- 300 Hands
- Crux Epicure


Drew’s Cigars:
- La Aurora 107 “Zeppelin” 4 x 58
- Macanudo Inspirado palladium Lonsdale 6 x ¾ x 43
- Joya De Nicaragua Antano CT Toro 6 x 50
- Joya de Nicaragua Número Uno L’Ambassadeur 6 5/8 x 44

Aug 26, 2019

Aaron Goldfarb is a writer, journalist, and author. His writing about drinking culture has appeared in Esquire, PUNCH, VinePair, and Whisky Advocate. He is the author of several novels, and has most recently authored a cocktail book for whiskey lovers titled Hacking Whiskey: Smoking, Blending, Fat Washing, and Other Whiskey Experiments (Dovetail Press, 2018). He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, Betsy; daughter, Ellie; Maine Coon cat, Hops; and around 1000 bottles of whiskey, give or take.

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Aug 21, 2019

Joe's Cigars:

- DREW ESTATE BOTL 2019
- Cuesta-Rey Centro Fino Sungrown
- SOUTHERN DRAW IGNITE 2019
- AVO Unexpected Series - Tradition

Drew's Cigars:

- Drew Estate BOTL:  Corona Gorda   6 X 46 Jaime Reserva Especial Limited Edition- 5 1/4 x 52
- Partagas Limited Reserve Decadas 2019 Robusto Extra – 5 ½ x 49
- Micallef Magdalia Toro

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Aug 21, 2019

Tim Wong is the sales representative for Espinosa Premium Cigars and A.J. Fernández, and has previously worked for General Cigar Co., Rocky Patel Premium Cigars, Toraño and others. Tim had formulated the idea for Pier 28 about 15 years ago, it wasn’t until he went to work for Espinosa that the cigars became a reality in 2016.

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Jul 30, 2019

Joe’s Cigars:

  • Oscar Valladares Super Fly
  • Diamond Crown Maximus Robusto No. 5
  • Crux Limitada RedLine
  • HVC Edición Especial 2018

Andrew Galvan:

  • Arturo Funte Grand Reserva Flor Fina
  • Aging Room Quattro Small Batch F55 – Robusto
  • Hoyo/AJ Fernandez La Amistad – Toro
  • Kafie 1901 Connecticut – Robusto
  • LA Roma De Cuba Edición Especial – Corona

Full Show Notes: https://stogiegeeks.com/302
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