Episode 497: La Gran Llave and Pin Stripe Red Ale

Play

BACKGROUND: After a two-year hiatus from the industry, Michael Argenti announced the collaboration between himself and master blender and premium cigar manufacturer, AJ Fernandez of AJ Fernandez Cigars. Their first collaborative effort yielded the creation of a new cigar line called LA GRAN LLAVE.

La-Gran-Llave-2

La Gran Llave is offered in five sizes, ranging from the diminutive Corona Extra to the elegant Double Corona.

This week’s featured stogie is the 4 ¾” x 48 ring gauge, La Gran Llave, Corona Extra.

La-Gran-Llave-3

FEATURED LIBATION: Pin Stripe Red Ale
Ska Brewing is located in Durango, Colorado. Dave Thibodeau and Bill Graham who loved brewing beer, even before they were old enough to drink it, formed the company in 1995.

Factoid: Ska is a music genre that originated in Jamaica in the late 1950s and was the precursor to rocksteady and reggae.

La-Gran-Llave-4

WHAT’S BEEN HAPPENING AT STOGIE FRESH?

  • Doc talks about his week
  • How the sounds you hear affect the taste of your beer. Or cigars…

SPECIAL EDITORIAL: How I Describe Cigar Flavors

FEATURED WEB SITES:
La Gran Llave
Pin Stripe Red Ale
Article: How the sounds you hear affect the taste of your beer.
Listen to flavor-influencing sounds

BUY STOGIE FRESH:
Stogie Rate Online
Stogie Rate Cigar Inventory Software for iPhone
Stogie Rate 4.3 Cigar Inventory Software for PC/Mac