El Gueguense

Cigar Review: El Gueguense Macho Raton by Foundation Cigars

The El Gueguense line was one of the first cigars I had from Foundation. I instantly fell in love with the medium-bodied blend and the company. If there was one cigar I would tell people to buy if they are just starting to smoke cigars, it is the El Gueguense in Corona. It is balanced,…

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Foundation El Gueguense

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   Corona Gorda SIZE:   5-5/8″ x 46 ORIGIN:   Nicaragua FACTORY:   Tabacos Valle de Jalapa S.A. WRAPPER:   Nicaraguan Corojo 99 BINDER:   Nicaraguan Corojo 99 FILLER:   Nicaraguan Corojo & Criollo from Estelli & Jalapa STRENGTH:   Medium SOURCE: Jungle Jim’s ENVIRONMENT WHERE: Three-Season Porch at Home WHEN: January 12, 2017 @ 10 AM DRINKS: Starbucks Dark Roast WEATHER: Super…

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Episode 14: AMA w/Nick Melillo of Foundation Cigars

I get the opportunity to sit down and chat with Nick Melillo, master blender, and founder of Foundation Cigars for a SimplyStogies.club AMA/Virtual Cut & Light via Zoom Meeting. We had a fantastic conversation about Nick’s cigar journey, how he got started, what he’s learned, and where he’s going. We discussed a slew of topics…

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