It’s an iconic cigar that was almost impossible to find during the cigar boom. Even today there are periods of time where coming across the Arturo Fuente Short story can be tough. Today we fire up this cigar that features a Cameroon wrapper.

Be an Ash Hole by joining the Ash Holes as Aaron Noonan, Jessica Furnari, Michael Dimare and Ed Sullivan share their thoughts on the burn, taste and aroma before giving the cigar an official AshHoles rating.

As always, the cigars featured on The Ash Holes can be found at http://www.2guyscigars.com/.

In the mid 19th Century, Jose and Eusebio, cousins and offsprings of immigrants from the Canary Islands owned a small cigar factory with about 12 employees on Macías Street of Santiago de Las Vegas, a province of Havana. That factory was the birthplace of Byron cigars. Today, the cigars are made by a descendent of the original factory owner. We light up a Byron from Nelson Alfonso’s Selected Tobacco.
 
Be an Ash Hole by joining the Ash Holes as Aaron Noonan, Jessica Furnari, Michael Dimare and Ed Sullivan share their thoughts on the burn, taste and aroma before giving the cigar an official AshHoles rating.
 
As always the cigars featured on The Ash Holes can be found at http://www.2guyscigars.com/.

We travel back in time… The year was 2012. Perdomo Cigars was celebrating their 20th Anniversary. To commemorate the milestone the company would unveil a cigar at the IPCPR trade show that  has been a staple on the shelves of retailers and a favorite of Perdomo fans everywhere. We fire up the Perdomo 20th Anniversary Maduro and share our thoughts on this cigar that features tobacco from Perdomo’s most prestigious farms. 

Be an Ash Hole by joining the Ash Holes as Aaron Noonan, Jessica Furnari, Michael Dimare and Ed Sullivan share their thoughts on the burn, taste and aroma before giving the cigar an official AshHoles rating.  

Along the way we will have all the craziness of The Ash Holes including a Top 5 list from our friends at 55 Cigars.

As always the cigars featured on The Ash Holes can be found at http://www.2guyscigars.com/.

This week on The Ash Holes we light up the La Gianna Havana Natural. The La Gianna Havana brand first came to market in 1994 and has continued non-stop ever since. Totalamente Hecho a Mano is Spanish means Totally Made by hand using tobaccos from Danli, Honduras and this is where and how La Gianna Havana cigars are born. We share our thoughts today on the La Gianna Havana which recently got a face life with new boxes and bands.

Be an Ash Hole by joining the Ash Holes as we share our thoughts on the burn, taste and aroma before we close up the show with a rating from each of our hosts as we give a final score. Along the way we will have all the craziness of The Ash Holes including a Top 5 list from our friends at 55 Cigars.

As always the cigars featured on The Ash Holes can be found at http://www.2guyscigars.com/.

This week on The Ash Holes with light up a cigar from Boris Wintermans, Balmoral. Made in their boutique factory in San Pedreo de Macrois, Dominican Republic the Balmore Anejo XO Connecticut is crowned with a shade grown wrapper that is grown in the Connecticut River Valley and the fillers contain their signature Brazillian Mata Norte.

Be an Ash Hole by joining the Ash Holes as we share our thoughts on the burn, taste and aroma before we close up the show with a rating from each of our hosts as we give a final score. Along the way we will have all the craziness of The Ash Holes including a Top 5 list from our friends at 55 Cigars.

As always the cigars featured on The Ash Holes can be found at http://www.2guyscigars.com/.

The Ash Holes step into the Aging Room as they fire up Pura Cepa Rondo. The name translates to Pure Bred and we light up this Nicaraguan Puro made at Nestor Plasencia and distribute by Altadis USA. It was a 2018 contender for cigar of the year and today Jessica, Aaron, Ed and Mike with give you the low down on this cigar.

Be an Ash Hole by joining the Ash Holes as we share our thoughts on the burn, taste and aroma before we close up the show with a rating from each of our hosts as we give a final score. Along the way we will have all the craziness of The Ash Holes including a Top 5 list from our friends at 55 Cigars.

As always the cigars featured on The Ash Holes can be found at http://www.2guyscigars.com/

This week we welcome to the show Christian Eiroa from CLE Cigars. Christian has been around tobacco since he was 9 years old as it is his family legacy. He became known in the cigar industry with Camacho cigars before moving on to his own company, CLE. Today he makes some of the top cigars in the industry such as Eiroa, Wynwood and Asylum to name a few. We will fire up the CLE Prieto Diadema and share our thoughts as we talk to a true icon of the industry.

 

Be an Ash Hole by joining the Ash Holes as we share our thoughts on the burn, taste and aroma before we close up the show with a rating from each of our hosts as we give a final score. Along the way we will have all the craziness of The Ash Holes including a Top 5 list from our friends at 55 Cigars.

 

As always the cigars featured on The Ash Holes can be found at http://www.2guyscigars.com/.

April 2, 2019

Baccarat Toro Review

The fools are back for another episode of The Ash Holes and on today we fire up a cigar that shares its name with a card game that is synonymous with James Bond. There won’t be any shaken Martini’s but we will be smoking Baccarat Toro. It’s one of the iconic cigars of the cigar industry with its sweetened cap. We will fire up the Toro and let you know if it’s iconic stature is deserves.

Be an Ash Hole by joining the Ash Holes as we share our thoughts on the burn, taste and aroma before we close up the show with a rating from each of our hosts as we give a final score. Along the way we will have all the craziness of The Ash Holes including a Top 5 list from our friends at 55 Cigars.

Tune in and see if Jess, Aaron and Ed are able to get in a word edge wise this week.

As always the cigars featured on The Ash Holes can be found at http://www.2guyscigars.com/.

The name Nyctophillia sounds like a disease or a weird fetish. But it is actually a cigar from CLE Cigars under the Asylum Umbrella. We will tell you what the name means, and all the details of this dark cigar that was exclusive to the TAA. Should you be afraid, or should you embrace it. Is Nyctophilia something you want to catch or should you avoid it like the plague. There is only one way to find out and that is by listening to Ed, Aaron, Michael and Jess. The Ash Holes will tell you all you need to know.

Be an Ash Hole by joining the Ash Holes as we share our thoughts on the burn, taste and aroma before we close up the show with a rating from each of our hosts as we give a final score. Along the way we will have all the craziness of The Ash Holes including a Top 5 list from our friends at 55 Cigars.

As always the cigars featured on The Ash Holes can be found at http://www.2guyscigars.com/.

Today’s cigar comes to us from Mo Mali, it is a luxury brand called Patina which is the name of the green or brown film on the surface of bronze or similar metals, produced by oxidation over a long period.. It’s made at Mombacho Cigars SA which also serves as the company for which Mo represents as the Director of Sales. We fire up the Copper which is a Corona and Michael DiMare will give us the tale of the tape to let us know everything about the Patina.

Be an Ash Hole by joining the Ash Holes as we share our thoughts on the burn, taste and aroma before we close up the show with a rating from each of our hosts as we give a final score. Along the way we will have all the craziness of The Ash Holes including a Top 5 list from our friends at 55 Cigars.

As always the cigars featured on The Ash Holes can be found at http://www.2guyscigars.com/

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