Cigar Review: Ezra Zion – All My Ex’s – Toro

– A carefully crafted cigar that is well balanced and flavorful with great construction and a smooth draw – an extorted treasure from the womb of earth. I have smoked and reviewed most of the Ezra Zion releases prior to reviewing the All My Ex’s and I must say, this baby rocks. It certainly rivals the best of the best in the Ezra Zion family. According to the company, “We are constantly trying to challenge ourselves in our blending. The next cigar has to be better than the last,” said…

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Ezra Zion Cigar Co. Releases “Ugly Sweater 2015” Cigar

Announcing the very first Ezra Zion Ugly Christmas Sweater project! This will be our annual Christmas release; each year featuring the coolest in Ugly Christmas Sweater action! We will use this final release each year to showcase the rarest and most special tobaccos we come across all during the year. The inaugural Ugly Christmas Sweater 2015 is TWO blends!! We felt festive so we thought we’d be extra jolly! Each 6 pack contains 3 Red Sweaters and 3 Green Sweaters. The Red Sweater Blend is an Ecuador Habano wrapper over rare Indonesian binder…

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Ezra Zion Eminence – Churchill

– A must try cigar that is well balanced and flavorful with flawless construction and an impeccable draw I have smoked and reviewed the Jamais Vu and FHK prior to the Eminence and I was highly impressed with their flavor profiles and construction; however, now that I have experienced the Eminence, I must say this is my favorite Ezra Zion cigar to date. Each release seems to top the previous blend while the company continues to make great strides in the industry. Eminence left a lasting impression on me the…

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Ezra Zion – Honor Series FHK – Inspired (5 ½ x 50)

A complex flavor bomb that lives up to Ezra Zion standards of quality and excellence. The Honor Series FHK was released at the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Day, 2014 as the year’s first cigar release. From House of Emilio website: “The name FHK stands for ‘Fathers of Hoover and Kelly’. Being history buffs we’ve researched our family heritage and were amazed at what we found: war heroes, ministers, statesman, and hardworking entrepreneurs. Chris had the idea to do a tribute to our forefathers who’ve made us who we…

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What is so special about boutique brands? – Everything!

Like a micro-brew or single malt scotch, a boutique cigar is like the jewel in an Ethiop’s ear- The gem of the cigar industry. Many people often define ‘boutique cigars’ with a definitive production number. That is not accurate. What labels a cigar ‘boutique’ is the craftsmanship and passion behind the process. While it is true that boutique cigars are produced in far fewer quantities than the ‘main stream’, mass produced companies like Atlantis and General Cigar it is not the absolute definition of a boutique cigar. Tobaccos utilized in…

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Ezra Zion Jamais Vu – Exquisito Box Press (6.25 x 52)

Like most of you, Ezra Zion was a company I did not know much about, and in turn, never tried one of their cigars until now.  This Jamais Vu was a gift from House of Emilio founder Gary Griffith and I owe him a million thanks for introducing me to this Nicaraguan Puro that deserves every one of the awards that has been bestowed upon it. The story behind the name, ‘Ezra Zion’ is one for the ages. The company has three founders of which two lost children at a…

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