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Padron 1964 Anniversary Principe Natural vs Maduro Cigar Review

While driving into work this morning I was wondering how much my palate has changed over the years. Often when talking to people the majority of people prefer smoking the 1964 Anniversary Maduro over the Natural, even those who prefer mild cigars. In 2008 I awarded the Natural my first ever 100 point rating and subsequently I reviewed it again in 2017 when I scored it a 96. So why review it again? 9 out […]

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VODCast: Brad Winstead, Montecristo Nicaragua & Barry’s Birthday!

It’s a party as we are joined by the Head of Consumer Marketing for Altadis USA, Brad Winstead as we fire up a cigar from the March Care Package. We will discuss and smoke the Montecristo Nicaragua Series. We will look at the footprint of Altadis and discuss the cigars within their portfolio and perhaps get a sneak peek at what is coming this year. In the second hour the celebration continues as Barry turns […]

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Cigar Review | Padron ’64 Anniversary

Nine out of 10 times that I reach for a cigar from Padron it is a natural. This weekend on Twitter someone asked my opinion of the Maduro and asked for me to write a review for today’s smoke. According to the Padron website, “The Padrón 1964 Anniversary Series line was introduced in 1994 to commemorate our company’s 30th anniversary. This line consists of eleven sizes that are all available in sun-grown natural and maduro […]

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