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Smoking the King’s Treasure

8/15/2018
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Pastor Padron Dan Ledwith is on vacation, so the boys will be smoking a cigar called King’s Treasure which is made for Robert Wright’s Puro Soul brand. It is manufactured by Jose Dominguez. We will share the weekly Top 5 List, go Miles with Styles, announce our AshHole of the week, and our Instagram highlight of the week live from Studio 21 Podcast Cafe in Salem, NH on the United Podcast Network. As always you can find many of the cigars we discuss at http://www.2GuysCigars.com/

Duration:00:39:47

Aganorsa Leaf Goes Connecticut

8/8/2018
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In November, 2017 Casa Fernandez hired marketing genius Terence Reilly as VP of Sales and Marketing. In April, 2018 the company would rebrand itself to Aganorsa Leaf the tobacco they are famous for. In the 9 months since Mr. Reilly was hired the company has been reborn. Today we fire up the Aganorsa Leaf Connecticut and share our thoughts. Pastor Padron gives us his weekly Thou Shall Not Sermon, the weekly Top 5 List, go Miles with Styles, announce our AshHole of the week, and our Instagram...

Duration:00:45:39

Exploring The Mythical Bandolero

8/1/2018
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From Nelson Alfonso’s Selected Tobacco comes Bandolero. Today on The Ash Holes we light up this cigar in which only the blend is known by a select few. They come in humidified tins and we share you thoughts with you on The Ash Holes. Pastor Padron gives us his weekly Thou Shall Not Sermon, the weekly Top 5 List, go Miles with Styles, announce our AshHole of the week, and our Instagram highlight of the week live from Studio 21 Podcast Cafe in Salem, NH on the United Podcast Network. As...

Duration:00:51:30

A Project 20 Years In The Making - Davidoff Yamasa

7/25/2018
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Yamasa is a cigar 20 years in the making. It comes from a region of the Dominican Republic that was untapped until now. The region has an ideal climate with soil rich in minerals but lacking pH count. Henke and his team would further enrich the soil, raising the pH levels suitable for growing tobacco. We take a look at this exciting cigar , Davidoff Yamasa as we share our thoughts. Pastor Padron gives us his weekly Thou Shall Not Sermon, the weekly Top 5 List, go Miles with Styles,...

Duration:00:48:52

Smoking Eiroa With Jim Price From CLE Cigars

7/18/2018
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Yesterday the cigar industry concluded the 2018 IPCPR Trade Show in Las Vegas. Fresh off his flight back from Sin City we are joined by Jim Price and we will see if we can get him to confess his sins to Pastor Dan. If we can’t walk down that road, we will at least talk about CLE / Asylum and find out what went down at the trade show for Christian Eiroa and Tom Lazuka. We will light up the Eiroa First 20 Years Diadema which was released at the TAA and share our thoughts on this special...

Duration:00:56:05

Don’t Get Stung As We Check Out The Buzz Of Warped’s Black Honey

7/11/2018
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In 2017, Warped released the second limited edition Black Honey. The first version was surround in hype, but the second version has lingered around with out as much buzz. Is this justified? We will light up the 2017 Black Honey and let you know if this is worthy of a Queen or not. Pastor Padron gives us his weekly Thou Shall Not Sermon and we will also look at this week’s top 5 list before we go Miles with Styles, announce our AshHole of the week, and our Instagram highlight of the week...

Duration:00:48:15

The Ash Holes Spend July 4th With The AVO Syncro Fogata Tubo

7/4/2018
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Don’t Fogata’bout it! The Ash Holes take time on July 4th to enjoy the Avo Syncro Fogata Tubo. The Syncro Fogata Tubo combines Ecuadorian wrapper, Negro San Andreas binder, and a unique blend of fillers. Indeed, this is a unique flavored cigar that will keep your pallette guessing. We will give you our thoughts of this cigar, and there is no doubt that you will have a few of your own. Pastor Padron gives us his weekly Thou Shall Not Sermon and we will also look at this week’s top 5 list...

Duration:00:37:56

The AshHoles Play With Firecrackers

6/27/2018
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Today the Ash Holes play with a Firecracker. The Mi Querida Firecracker that is, which is blended by Steve Saka. This limited edition is almost sold out at 2GuysCigars.com but you can still get some as of June 27th at http://www.2guyscigars.com/mi-querida-firecracker-cigars/ . We will give you our thoughts of this cigar with a fuse that features a Broadleaf wrapper. Pastor Padron gives us his weekly Thou Shall Not Sermon and we will also look at this week’s top 5 list before we go Miles...

Duration:00:42:54

Enjoying The Spirit of Art

6/20/2018
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Today the Ash Holes Commemorates and celebrates the life of cigar aficionado Art Kalasho - best friend, a sworn brother and former business partner of Stephen Adib from Cuba Rica cigars who makes this cigar, Spirit of Art We will also look at this week’s top 5 list before we go Miles with Styles, announce our AshHole of the week, and our Instagram highlight of the week live from Studio 21 Podcast Cafe in Salem, NH on the United Podcast Network. As always you can find many of the cigars...

Duration:00:53:50

There’s Nothing Chiquito About the JFR Lunatic

6/13/2018
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This week we look at a cigar that is known for its large ring gauges and we light up a size called the Chiquito, which translates to Tiny. There is nothing Chiquito about a cigar that features a 70 ring gauge. It features a San Andres Maduro and we will give you our thoughts on this cigar from Aganorsa Leaf. Pastor Padron this week will reflect on the life of Eric Hanson in his Cigar Sermon. He was a friend of the Ash Holes and his loss is devastating to those who knew him. We will also...

Duration:00:59:29

Time To Make The Cigars With Jose Dominguez

5/30/2018
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Thanks to our friends over at The Cigar Authority there is one cigar in the industry that is synonymous with the donut. With National Donut Day just days aways, we decided to light up the Jose Dominguez Maduro Belicoso, as we catch up with our friend Jose Dominguez Jr. Jose and his father are responsible for 30 million cigars produced annually which is about 1/10th of all cigars imported into the USA. It’s a mind boggling number especially when you consider not many people know who this...

Duration:01:02:18

EPC La Historia With The Ash Holes

5/23/2018
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The Ash Holes are back with another episode and today they light up the Perez-Carrillo La Historia which features a San Andres wrapper over Sumatra binder grown in Ecuador and a fillers from Nicaragua. Today we light up the Kristoff Connecticut and share our thoughts as Pastor Padron gives a very important sermon on how to properly use a cigar store cutter. We will also look at this week’s top 5 list which involves crimes committed with legos. We go Miles with Styles, announce our...

Duration:00:57:20

Avoiding Slobber Cutters with Kristoff Connecticut Matador

5/16/2018
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Established in 2004 by Glen Case, Kristoff Cigars became one of the fastest growing boutique manufacturers in the cigar industry. Using the best double and triple fermented in the world they’ve created some of the best blends in the world. Today we light up the Kristoff Connecticut and share our thoughts as Pastor Padron gives a very important sermon on how to properly use a cigar store cutter. We will also look at this week’s top 5 list, and announce our AshHole of the week, all live...

Duration:01:02:03

Doing The La Volcada With LFD Sales Rep Stephen Poirier

5/9/2018
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Born in Spain, but growing up in Uruguay isn’t the route for most cigar makers, but it was for La Flor Dominicana’s owner Litto Gomez who released La Volcada in 2017. The cigar is named after a move in the Tango and it is said that the dance was invented in the same country that Litto grew up in, though those in Argentina will argue other wise. The cigar follows the footsteps of other recent releases from LFD in the sense that they are limited production, which means that aren’t always...

Duration:00:59:50

No More Jury Duty, Time To Celebrate With Atabey Duendes

5/2/2018
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For the last few weeks our own Dan Ledwith has been taking part in his civic duty. This civic duty is dreaded by many, but his time as a juror is over. I’m sure he will share his story while we light a cigar, the Atabey Duendes. The name translates to Elves, and the boys will let you know if they prefer this over a cookie. Pastor Padron will give his weekly Thou Shall Not sermon. We will also look at this week’s top 5 list, go Miles with Styles, and announce our AshHole of the week, all...

Duration:00:59:29

Exploring Guardian of the Farm with Terence Reilly

4/25/2018
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Habano, Connecticut, Broadleaf are all types of tobacco we know. Casa Fernandez markets tobacco it grows on their farms as a varietal called Aganorsa. Today we welcome Terence Reilly to the show and find out what makes this Nicaraguan tobacco so special that it gets its own name. We will light up the Guardian of the Farm and share our thoughts and let you know our opinion of Aganorsa, after all Casa Fernandez is Aganorsa. Pastor Padron will give his weekly Thou Shall Not sermon. We will...

Duration:00:57:22

Going to the Movies with The Aladino Toro Maduro

4/18/2018
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The show title this week is as cryptic as they come, but we promise it will make sense once you tune in to this weeks episode of The AshHoles. We promise you won’t have to wait long to find out how the Aladino Maduro ties into the movies. It comes to us from JRE Tobacco, and guest Edgar Takermanji will light up with us as we share our thoughts on this cigar that comes in 4 sizes, 3 of which are box pressed. We will also look at this week’s top 5 list, and announce our AshHole of the...

Duration:00:59:11

Ash Holes Are Ornery Without Their Medulla Oblongata

4/11/2018
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The Ash Holes welcome Jim Price the local CLE/Asylum sales representitive to the show a we catch up on all things CLE. We will smoke two cigars on the show in the Medulla Oblongata which is a available as a box pressed and round cigar. Which do we like better and will with one leave us ornery? We’ll also feature the AshHole of the week, and our Instagram highlight of the week live from Studio 21 Podcast Cafe in Salem, NH on the United Podcast Network. As always you can find many of the...

Duration:01:03:47

The DNA of La Aurora Cigars With Willy Marante

3/21/2018
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We have had a few cancellations due to weather, and as luck would have it another snow storm is headed toward New Hampshire. Is it in Willy Marante’s DNA to brave the snow that is coming? We say yes, that the kid from Miami Cigar will do what others before him have failed! To celebrate we will light up the La Aurora DNA from the first cigar factory of the Dominican Republic, La Aurora. We will share our thoughts on this special cigar and explain what Andullo tobacco is and why it...

Duration:00:58:01

Going Hawaiian With Vintage Series

3/14/2018
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Here in New England we are stuck in a weather pattern that has brought 3 Nor’easters in as many weeks. As we dig out from more then 2 feet of snow, we decided to take a trip the the islands in the Pacific known as Hawaii. It’s a trip in spirit as we light up a cigar known the locals as Hawaiian Vintage Series. But then again we don’t have to worry about bring back an idol from the caves and being haunted by bad luck. Pastor Padron will give his weekly Thou Shall Not sermon. We will also...

Duration:00:56:08