Padron 1926 Anniversary - Anything Better?

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  1. KevinWHoecker

    KevinWHoecker New Member

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    Here is my conundrum. I can't imagine that there would be a better cigar than a Padron 1926 Anniversary Robusto Maduro. I would love to hear if anyone feels that there is a non-cuban, or even cuban for that matter that is better. I am partial to the Cuban Montecristo #2's, but the 1926 has a special place in my heart. Let me know what you guys feel is comparable. I will run out and buy it.
     
  2. marcsheldon

    marcsheldon CP's official Architect

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    have you tried the '64 maduro? the piramide is my personal favorite. im not saying its better than a 26, but its not much worse.
     
  3. ree ree robusto

    ree ree robusto Official Misfit

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    The piramide is my favorite from the 64 line. :love: If only I can find some more. Followed by the torp. :love:
     
  4. CoventryCat86

    CoventryCat86 Puppetmaster

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    Uhhhhhh, the word "Anniversary" is NOT used with respect to a Padron 1926 at all. The Padron Anniversary 1964 Naturals which are sometimes called "PAN" and the Padron Anniversary 1964 Maduros, which are sometimes called "PAM" use "anniversary" in their name. The Padron 1926 does not. ;)

    I prefer the Padron 1926 line over the 64s but there are many a Padron whore out there who see it the other way around (like RicMac25 :laugh: ).
     
  5. moki

    moki el Presidente

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    Ya like 'em even more than your Lars Tetens? :)

    I agree, the Padrón 1926 Serie cigars are excellent cigars; but like food, wine, beer, etc., what you're in the mood for varies from time to time. There is no "best", IMHO.
     
  6. CoventryCat86

    CoventryCat86 Puppetmaster

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    Ah, thanks for the "reminder" about our semi-famous pseudo-cigar merchant Andrew :laugh: You woulda thought that a guy who runs a cigar shop would know that there's no such thing as a "Padron Anniversary 1926" :sign:
     
  7. Lopaka

    Lopaka That flyer guy!

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    Busted... ???
     
  8. Castaway

    Castaway New Member

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    Google it...
     
  9. Seamus

    Seamus Minister of Closing Matters

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    Padron 40th?
     
  10. OutlawD

    OutlawD Dastardly Dirick

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    what cc is refering to is this

    anniversary 1964 -the year padron started making cigars

    serie 1926-to commerate (jorges?) 75th birthday

    theres a reason for the 40th band on the 26 but i cant remember why
     
  11. moki

    moki el Presidente

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    2004 was their company's 40th Anniversary... (1964 + 40 = 2004)
     
  12. KevinWHoecker

    KevinWHoecker New Member

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    There are thousands of other smokers that refer to the 1926 as an Anniversary. Maybe my problem is that the band is never on for very long before I smoke them.

    Oh the joys of owning your own shop......
     
  13. Seamus

    Seamus Minister of Closing Matters

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    Yeah, 40th Anniversary... To celebrate the companys 40th anni.

    I understood what he was saying. I was not correcting him I was just busting balls but there is a 1926 "anniversary" cigar.
     
  14. MilesMingusMonk

    MilesMingusMonk Breaking Wind Master

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    I would think one of the main goals and responsibilities would be to make sure you properly inform your customers. ;)

    "Ford Expulsion....err, Ford Explosion....no. no Ford Expedition. Wanna buy one?"
     
  15. moki

    moki el Presidente

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    Okay... but they are wrong. The proper name is Padrón 1926 Serie
     
  16. ricmac25

    ricmac25 Token Cuban Guy

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    Actually it looks like it may be Padrón Serie 1926.

    Sorry Andrew just busting your balls. ;)
     
  17. ricmac25

    ricmac25 Token Cuban Guy

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    Actually, this Padron whore now counts the Padron Serie 1926 no.9 Natural as his favorite Padron.
     
  18. NorCalCigarLover

    NorCalCigarLover The Wine Guy

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    Ian is responsible for turning a few of us around here into Padron whores ;) .

    :cool:
     
  19. ricmac25

    ricmac25 Token Cuban Guy

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    He has definitely fed my habit, that's for sure.
     
  20. moki

    moki el Presidente

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    heh -- but look at their boxes and their marketing literature... ya bastid!!! :)
     

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