Some developing themes I’m seeing at this year’s IPCPR. The 6×60 size continues with the smaller corona and petite corona starting to catch on. Lots of use of Mexican San Andres maduro wrapper and lots of Connecticut Shade wrappers. I say this now as a preview to EO Brands. EO Brands went with a new look to their 601 bands last year when they first moved distribution to Rocky Patel. After a less than enthusiastic reaction, the bands were changed again to a much more welcoming reception. I tried a pre-release of the 601 La Bomba and its definitely a flavor and strength bomb that after hearing Erik Espinosa talk about how the La Bomba was the strongest most full bodied cigar at the show, I had to nod my head in agreement. Also Erik shows us the new 601 Natural and some new sizes to the Murcielago line. I gotta say, I was disappointed that Brian didn’t ask anything about the Cubao and Cubao Maduro lines.
Here we go with the last one of the sampler! You can get all of these at their website www.everydayiscigarday.com and they are around $6 a piece. Enjoy the video!
And now, our coverage of IPCPR 2019 is complete. We hope you have enjoyed the videos. As is tradition, here is our complete list of interviews for your convenience. Enjoy! Now it’s time to get back to our regular cigar review programming. Have a fine weekend and a fine cigar!
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