Archive for April, 2012

Padrón Anniversary Series 1964

13 Apr

Blender: Jorge Padrón
Maker: Padrón Cigars
Filler: Nicaraguan
Binder: Nicaraguan
Wrapper: Nicaraguan Maduro
Flavors:  Woody, pepper, cocoa, sweet, tangy, earthy, nutty, herbal
Draw/Volume/Strength: -1 / 0 / 4
Rating: 9.5

I’ve been waiting for this moment for the past two years.

Today I’m pleased to present to you the Padrón Anniversary Series 1964. And I’m also please to inform you that today is the 2nd Anniversary of the Cigar Sasquatch. As I noted last year, the Cigar Sasquatch existed as such before this date two years ago, but since no one outside of a small group of my friends had heard the words “Cigar” and Sasquatch” used together before that date, and April 13th being the publication date of our very first review, that is our anniversary date.

Photo of Padron Aniversary 1964 Monarca

Padrón Aniversary 1964 Monarca (6½x46)

I’ve smoked literally hundreds of cigars in those 2 years, and reviewed a total of 69 of them; many of the balance will never make it to review, although a thorough scan of the Sasquatch-a-Dor shows that I could easily double my catalog of reviews without acquiring even one additional cigar. Whether this would take another two years will remain a mystery, but there is one thing I know for certain: This is just the beginning.

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Sign the White House Petition

11 Apr


Urgent action is required by all cigar enthusiasts to help prevent FDA regulation of cigars!

Click here to sign the White House petition to call on President Obama to contact the FDA in support of protecting premium cigars from FDA regulation.

Once you click on the link, you will need to create an account (required by the White House), including opening a verification email. Follow the link in the email, and click “SIGN THE PETITION.”

The whole process takes less than a minute. A minute, to protect your cigars, to protect American small business, to protect YOUR RIGHTS!

25,000 signatures must be received by May 11 in order for the petition to be brought before the President.

Do it now.

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