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Author: Zane G.

Blind Cigar Review: Hoyo de Monterrey | Epicure Selección No 1.

“The flavor of the blend has me anxiously awaiting to find out what it is so I can stock up. A bit heavy for an everyday smoke but after a good dinner it would be stellar or even pairing with dinner if you smoke while you eat. Amazing spice complexity made me always excited for that next puff.” -Lauren S. (Lauren S.)

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Blind Cigar Review: E.P. Carrillo | Selección Oscuro Especial No. 6

“If you are in to earthy, spicy cigars, that perform well and don’t disappoint, then this is a cigar for you. It developed from medium to the high end of medium full throughout that smoking experience on an almost linear level. No abrupt changes in strength or body, and no re-lights or touchups needed. While it did end up a little bitter and spicy at the end, novice smokers should feel no fear with this cigar, as long as it is paired with something to offset the strength at the end, like a nice aged rum. Stout beer would overrun it, as would cask strength scotch or barrel proof bourbon. All in all a great experience that I look forward to trying again!” -Kevin A. (Kevin A.)

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Blind Cigar Review: Diesel | Estelí Puro Robusto

“I know plenty of people that would love this cigar from beginning to end. I personally just had that little trouble with the last half of the last third and it is really hard to find a word the best describes the turmoil the only word I could come up with is bitter but that isnt a fair description of the situation. Because the profile was balanced throughout the whole experience, maybe just too full for me would be a better description.” -Ryan H. (Ryan H.)

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Blind Cigar Review: JRE | Aladino Cameroon Robusto

“While definitely a mild to medium bodied cigar, it delivers where it matters. The flavors worked so well together. No really big transitions, but nonetheless it was very enjoyable and I would definitely smoke more of these. I’d give this a score of ‘great’. Highly recommended. ” -Kevin J. (maninblack77)

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Blind Cigar Review: Crowned Heads | Four Kicks Capa Especial Corona Gorda

“At first, I really didn’t know if I was going to enjoy this one. The flavors were very good but the finish in the first third was throwing me off. Once the finish settled though, I really enjoyed this one. I’d definitely smoke this one again. The perfect pairing for me would be nice smooth bourbon or dark beer.” -James H. (Keikan Jim)

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