This Geek Critique has been generously sponsored by Beegerply (Byron).
The Cigar: Dissident Tirade 2020
Wrapper: Mexican San Andrés
Country of Origin: Nicaragua and Dominican Republic.
Size: 5.5" x 46 - Corona Gorda
Shipping: US addresses only
Due Date: October 25, 2022
Revitalized in 2019, Dissident cigars returned after a four-year hiatus, having changed ownership and moved production to Black Label Trading Company's Fábrica Oveja Negra. With updated artwork and reworked blends, Dissident cigars prioritizes quality components and construction, utilizing traditional methods but with a rebellious approach that defies complacency.
The Tirade cigar is a single-vitola line, offered in a 5.5" x 46 Corona Gorda size, and comprises a Mexican San Andrés wrapper with an Ecuadorian binder and filler tobaccos from the Dominican Republic and Nicaragua. Though not a special-edition series, the Tirade isn't a regular-production cigar from Dissident and instead is created in small batches at a slightly greater frequency than what Dissident would consider pure, special-edition lines.
Initially, volunteers should be Veteran status or higher and not doing the October review. This review will be due by October 25, so please take into account your schedule and only volunteer if you are prepared to turn it in on time. If you are interested, please indicate so in the forum below and Beegerply will make the final selection.
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Thanks again to Beegerply for providing the cigar. And thank you to the reviewers.