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Interview: Steven Dru and Joe Torres of ONE 13 Cigars
ONE 13 represents a new boutique cigar company based in San Antonio, Texas founded by two friends, Steven Dru and Joe Torres. The company has launched two new blends, the ONE 13 Natural “Prelude” and the ONE 13 Maduro “Prelude”. In this interview we get a little background on how to company formed, the cigars they currently offer, and where they are heading in the future.
Stogie of the Week: ONE 13 Prelude Maduro Toro
Wrapper: Nicaraguan Habano Maduro
Size: 6 × 52
Stogie Santa and Will also smoked the San Lotano Bull. This is a new addition to A.J. Fernandez Cigars’ San Lotano line. box-press offering that has already been soft-launched and has started to make its way nationwide. It is being launched in three 54 ring gauge sizes (Torpedo, Toro, and Robusto). It adds a Sumatra offering to the San Lotano line.
Wrapper: Ecuadorian Sumatra
Size: Toro – 6 × 54, Torpedo – 6½ × 54, Robusto – 5 × 5
What We Have Been Smoking
The complete list of all cigars discussed in this segment can be found on the Episode 82 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.
Mark Jr’s List
See Mark JR’s List, complete with pictures, ratings and mini-reviews on his Stogie Feed.
Segment: Maduro Smokes
In this segment, we discussed some of our all-time favorite maduros. We also discussed a little on what a maduro actually is. While it is used to refer to a “darker” wrapper, it actually is a fermentation process that results in a darker wrapper. This differs than an Oscuro wrapper which has a different fermentation process There are two great articles that discuss maduros.