Episode 496: El Güegüense Corona Gorda by Foundation Cigar Company

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BACKGROUND: “El Güegüense,” or “The Wise Man,” is a Nicaraguan puro using a Corojo 99 wrapper from Jalapa and a Corojo 99 binder from a different farm also in Jalapa. In the filler, there’s a mixture of Corojo and Criollo fillers from Estelí and Jalapa. Tabacos Valle de Jalapa S.A. (TABSA) is producing El Güegüense for Melillo in Nicaragua.

El-Guguense

The El Güegüense was released in 2015 with five vitolas. This week’s featured stogie is, the 5 5/8” x 46 ring gauge Corona Gorda.

FEATURED LIBATION: E.H. Taylor, Jr. Small Batch Kentucky Bourbon
Our featured libation is distilled at Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort, Kentucky.

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WHAT’S BEEN HAPPENING AT STOGIE FRESH?

  • Doc recounts a one-day cigar road trip

SPECIAL SEGMENT: “Stogie Beef”

FEATURED WEB SITES:
Foundation Cigar Company
E.H. Taylor Jr. Collection
The Cigar Factory Lounge in Simi Valley
ShamLux Cigars
Cigar Warehouse
Old Oaks Cigar & Wine Company (Facebook)