Show Notes:

Lane Welcome and intro

Penalties: Tom Brady 4 game suspension, Pats fined $1M

Did he know?

Is a Super Bowl worth a million bucks?

  • Is it fair? Did he know?
  • Should we care? Seems like an extreme punishement same as violence etc
  • Why release it now? Is it for press
  • Sean thinks Brady will beat it. Worth it for the super bowl
  • Lost 1st round pick

According to the Perdomo Press Release, “The Perdomo Small Batch Series takes “small batch” to the next level. Handcrafted from a rare collection of 10 year aged tobaccos, the Perdomo Small Batch Series is carefully blended with smaller leaves that have the perfect balance of flavor, strength, and aroma. Perdomo has created this stunning line of small premium handcrafted cigars by combining the finest bourbon barrel aged wrappers with these rare and exquisite 10 year aged filler tobaccos. Offered in an Ecuadorian Connecticut wrapper, a Nicaraguan Sun Grown wrapper, or a Nicaraguan Maduro wrapper, each blend in the Perdomo Small Batch Series delivers rich, complex flavors with a smooth elegant finish.

The first release, scheduled for March 2015, will be in a beautiful Ecuadorian Connecticut wrapper, offering a rich smoke with a creamy complexity, slight hints of caramel and cedar, with a smooth, elegant finish. The second release, scheduled for April 2015, will be in a rich Nicaraguan Sun Grown wrapper, offering a smooth smoke with a spicy‐sweet complexity, slight hints of oak and almond, with a rich, satisfying finish. The third release, scheduled for May 2015, will be in an oily Nicaraguan Maduro wrapper, offering a smooth smoke with a natural sweet complexity, hints of dark cocoa and coffee, with a rich, robust finish.”

The Perdomo Small Batch is limited to 3,000 boxes per size, per wrapper and is available at a select group of retailers worldwide.

Cigar: Perdomo Small Batch 2005

Size: 6 x 54 (Toro Especial)

Wrapper: Ecuador Connecticut

Binder: Nicaragua

Filler: Nicaragua

Strength: Mild

Staying with the in laws at The Resort at Cocoa Beach

Anything cigar related I should check out in the general Orlanda/Port Canaveral/Cocoa Beach area?

Any must eat/must drink stops?

I got a refurbished GoPro on clearance.. What do I do now? Am I pretty enough for cigar video blogs?

New World by AJ Fernandez

After a 17 year career with the Plasencia family, Ismael Fernandez has come out of retirement to join his son, the very well-known AJ Fernandez. Their first collaboration together, called New World, is a nod to the discovery of tobacco by Christopher Columbus and its introduction to the rest of the world in 1492.

Draped in a bold, dark Nicaraguan wrapper and jam-packed with powerful ligeros from Esteli and Condega balanced by the uniqueness of Ometepe tobacco, this rich, medium to full-bodied blend offers an elegant, refined profile. Notes of earth, espresso, and a dense array of sweet and spicy notes characterize its smooth, complex profile. As it burns, the strength and flavors intensify perfectly before an exciting finale. There’s something really special with this one, and knowing how near and dear to AJ this blend is, they planned it that way all along.

Punch Signature

Dubbed Punch Signature, a combination of rare and extremely refined tobaccos are at play. At first glance, you are met with a spotless Ecuadorian Corojo wrapper leaf with an updated and eye-catching white and black-colored Punch band. Lying just beneath is a feisty, one-of-a-kind Nicaraguan binder cloaking vintage long-fillers from lush growing regions in the Dominican and Nicaragua. Rich, full-bodied notes of aromatic spice, cedar, and leather, along with a slight cinnamon nuance all enter the fray giving way to a complex blend with unwavering balance.

Punch Signature also received an impressive 93-rating from Cigar Insider noting: “Bold impressions of smoked meat, leather and mesquite are elegantly interwoven with sweet touches of dried stone fruits, caramel and a raw cocoa bean finish.”

Ashton maduro – sean


Padron 1926

Lost city


Mild to medium bodied: CLE CBT Corojo

Medium+: CLE CBT Maduro

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