Ezra Zion

Cigar Review: The FREAKSHOW From Nomad by Ezra Zion Is No Laughing Matter

A few years ago, Ezra Zion purchased Nomad Cigar Co. Since then, they have released some of the best boutique cigars on the market. Going through our other cigar reviews of Ezra Zion, you can see that Mike Breig (our former Content Director and resident cigar reviewer) loved a lot of their blends. So I…

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Ezra Zion (Pre)Eminence

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   Box-Pressed Churchill SIZE:   7″ x 46 (estimate – actual size undisclosed) ORIGIN:   Undisclosed FACTORY:   Undisclosed WRAPPER:   Mexican San Andres BINDER:   Undisclosed FILLER:   Undisclosed STRENGTH:   Medium SOURCE: Ezra Zion Website ENVIRONMENT WHERE: Three-Season Porch at Home WHEN: July 14, 2017 @ 10 AM DRINKS: Coffee – French-pressed & black WEATHER: Gorgeous summer day WHAT’S ON:…

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Ezra Zion Live Free or Die

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   Box-Pressed Prensado SIZE:   6″ x 52 ORIGIN:   Nicaragua FACTORY:   Undisclosed WRAPPER:   Habano BINDER:   Vintage Nicaraguan FILLER:   Vintage Nicaraguan STRENGTH:   Full SOURCE: Purchased on Secondary Market ENVIRONMENT WHERE: Three-Season Porch at Home WHEN: July 27, 2017 at 1 PM DRINKS: Coffee – black WEATHER: Low 80s – little humid but nice WHAT’S ON: WGR 550…

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Ezra Zion Chocolate Porter

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   [vitola name] SIZE:   [##” x ##] ORIGIN:   [country of origin] FACTORY:   [factory] WRAPPER:   [wrapper] BINDER:   [binder] FILLER:   [filler] STRENGTH:   [strength] SOURCE: [source] ENVIRONMENT WHERE: [location] WHEN: [date/time] DRINKS: [bev] WEATHER: [weather] WHAT’S ON: [what’s on] PRODUCTION RELEASE TYPE  [release type] ORIGINALLY RELEASE DATE  [OR release date] TOTAL PRODUCTION Typical Box Size:     Boxes of [##] Production…

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Ezra Zion Honor Series: Ronald Reagan 40th

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   Box-Pressed Toro SIZE:   6″ x 52 ORIGIN:   Nicaragua FACTORY:  MATASA WRAPPER:   Nicaraguan Sun-Grown Habano – 2006 Vintage (Cuban Seed) BINDER:   Nicaraguan – 2006 Vintage (Cuban Seed) FILLER:   Nicaraguan Seco, Ligero & Viso – 2007 Vintage (Cuban Seed) STRENGTH:   Medium SOURCE: Cigar Federation ENVIRONMENT WHERE: Patio at Home WHEN: July 07, 2017 at 11 AM…

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Ezra Zion Burnt Ends

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   Box-Pressed Toro SIZE:   6″ x 52 ORIGIN:   Undisclosed FACTORY:   Undisclosed WRAPPER:   Cured Corojo BINDER:   Undisclosed FILLER:   Undisclosed STRENGTH:   Medium SOURCE: Ezra Zion website via “Dad’s Dig Ezra” Sampler ENVIRONMENT WHERE: Patio – around the firepit WHEN: July 4, 2017 @ 9 PM DRINKS: New Belgium Fat Tire Belgian-Style Ale WEATHER: Perfect summer night WHAT’S…

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Ezra Zion Blessed Leaf Doxology

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   Toro SIZE:   6″ x 52 ORIGIN:   Nicaragua FACTORY:   EZ HQ WRAPPER:   Nicaraguan Corojo BINDER:   Indonesian & Nicaraguan (double binder) FILLER:   Nicaraguan Jalapa, Esteli & Ometepe STRENGTH:   Medium SOURCE: Trade w/ fellow BOTL ENVIRONMENT WHERE: Le Cigar (Dearborn, MI) WHEN: July 25, 2017 at 8 PM DRINKS: Bell’s Oberon – favorite summer-time brew WEATHER: Sitting Inside…

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Ezra Zion Bee’s Knees

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   Robusto SIZE:   5″ x 52 ORIGIN:   Nicaragua FACTORY:   Undisclosed WRAPPER:   Nicaraguan BINDER:   Nicaraguan FILLER:   Nicaraguan Corojo & Criollo STRENGTH:   Mild SOURCE: Secondary Market ENVIRONMENT WHERE: Three-Season Porch at Home WHEN: July 10, 2017 at 10 PM DRINKS: Sailor Jerry Rum on some rocks WEATHER: Gorgeous summer night – low 70s, no precip WHAT’S ON:…

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Ezra Zion The Raven

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   Lancero SIZE:   7″ x 38 ORIGIN:   Nicaragua FACTORY:   Oveja Negra (BLK WKS factory) WRAPPER:   Vintage Mexican San Andres BINDER:   Undisclosed FILLER:   Undisclosed STRENGTH:   Medium SOURCE: Purchase on r/cigarmarket ENVIRONMENT WHERE: Three-Season Porch at Home WHEN: July 07, 2017 @ 2:30 PM DRINKS: Finishing up French-pressed Cuban coffee from Cafe El Escorial & Sprecher Root Beer WEATHER:…

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Ezra Zion Fried Chicken Xtra Crispy

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   Robusto Gordo SIZE:   5″ x 54  (unconfirmed) ORIGIN:   Nicaragua FACTORY:   Undisclosed WRAPPER:   Nicaraguan Corojo Rosado BINDER:   Nicaraguan FILLER:   Nicaraguan STRENGTH:   Mild – Medium SOURCE: Ezra Zion’s website ENVIRONMENT WHERE: Three-Season Porch at Home WHEN: July 5, 2017 at 9 PM DRINKS: Virgil’s Root Beer WEATHER: Humidity finally broke – low 70s with a cool…

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