Interview: Kyle Hoover and Chris Kelly, Ezra Zion Cigar Company
Kyle Hoover and Chris Kelly are the owners of Ezra Zion Cigar Company. The company was formed by a group of firiends who all shared a common passion for cigars. Based in Texas, the company was launched in 2012, and shortly after launching entered into a distribution agreement with House of Emilio. The company has produced several regular production lines Jamais Vu, Reagan, Eminence, and FHK – as well as the limited edition Tantrum line. The company has also produced exclusive cigars for Cigar Federation, Blessed Leaf and Lone Star Cigar Company in Texas.
Stogie of the Week: Ezra Zion Tantrum PA
Wrapper: Nicaraguan Corojo 99
Binder: Nicaraguan Corojo
Filler: Nicaraguan Corojo & Criollo
Size: Lonsdale — 6½ × 44
Price: $9.95 (MSRP)
Interview: Jorge Padrón
Jorge Padrón is the President of Jorge Padrón Cigars. The company was founded by his father Jose Padrón. This year the company is celebrating its 50th Anniversary. When Padrón visited Charlotte on December 2nd, Coop teamed up with Seth Geise of Seth’s Humidor for an exclusive interview from one of the 50th anniversary events.
What We Have Been Smoking
The complete list of all cigars discussed in this segment can be found on the Episode 122 Stogies Page.
See Paul’s List, complete with pictures, ratings and mini-reviews on his Stogie Feed.
See Wil’s List, complete with pictures, ratings and mini-reviews on his Stogie Feed.