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Blind Cigar Review: Gran Habano | Cabinet Selection Robusto Score 89%

Blind Cigar Review: Gran Habano | Cabinet Selection Robusto

“First and foremost, this is a cigar that must be retrohaled to be appreciated. The smoke on the palate is fine but the vanilla essence in the sinuses for the final two third made me want more. I could see this as the perfect way to kill an hour with friends at a BBQ or in conversation. It won’t pull all of your attention away from the people and times you’re enjoy. Hell it might even enhance them. ” -Estevan Z. (TheRealBanzi)

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Blind Cigar Review: Gran Habano | Corojo #5 Gran Reserva 2012 Corona Gorda Score 90%

Blind Cigar Review: Gran Habano | Corojo #5 Gran Reserva 2012 Corona Gorda

“This cigar was the tale of two cigars. If you are a smoker that only keeps the smoke on your palate, you would classify this cigar as one dimensional. Blowing some of the smoke out of your nose bring a delightful pine needle effervescent that makes this a well rounded cigar. I had to take points away do to the burn issues but overall it would be a good cigar that would be enjoyed by most people and would make a good everyday cigar.” -Estevan Z. (TheRealBanzi)

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Blind Cigar Review: Gran Habano | Blue In Green Churchill Score 91%

Blind Cigar Review: Gran Habano | Blue In Green Churchill

“A great mild medium two hour smoke when you have the time to sit back and enjoy a near masterpiece. I wish there was a bit more transitions at the halfway point, however the first and last third really shined and kept my attention to its various rich flavors. I would probably put money down on a box with a great blend like this to see how it progresses over tome for sure!” -John A. (Bostoneo)

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Cigar News: Gran Habano Releases Los Tres Reyes Magos

Gran Habano has announced this years release of their limited seasonal release of its culebra-style cigars, Los Tres Reyes Magos. Los Tres Reyes Magos or “The Three Kings”, comes in a box of 10 “culebra” style cigars which is three 32 x 7 cigars tied together each encased in its own coffin. The culebra contains one of each blend of Gran Habano #1, #3, and #5 blends. Los Tres Reyes Magos is rolled at GR Tabacaleras Unidas in Honduras and are currently available for shipping to retailers nationwide. A box of 10 culebra cigars (contains 30 total cigars) has a suggested MSRP of $140.00.

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Blind Cigar Review: Gran Habano | S.T.K. Black Dahlia Robusto Score 92%

Blind Cigar Review: Gran Habano | S.T.K. Black Dahlia Robusto

“This was a great smoking cigar. The variance and complexity of flavors offered were amazingly tasty and made it hard to not just want to hotbox this thing because it was THAT good. That being said, I’ll defiantly recommend this cigar to any smoker as it is a mild to medium stick with uddles of semi sweet flavors. I need a box… stat. ” –John A. (Bostoneo)

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Cigar News: Gran Habano Announces Persian King Maduro

Miami, Florida, June 29, 2016 – Gran Habano announces the release of the Persian King Maduro, its addition to the very popular Persian King line. The Persian King Maduro is an unbanded Persian King, a complex cigar with a full flavor profile and a creamy smooth finish. This unique blend of Nicaraguan fillers, a Nicaraguan binder foot, and a Nicaraguan sun-grown Maduro wrapper is available in both the 6 x 50 Rajah and 6 x 60 Tiger.

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Blind Cigar Review: George Rico | S.T.K. Miami Zulu Zulu Mas Paz Edition Connecticut

“The draw, burn and construction were outstanding for this beautiful looking cigar. The flavors, while not in my wheelhouse, were solid and well balanced for the first two thirds. The returning cedar and spice near the end came close to becoming harsh. This cigar might benefit from additional rest. Give me another one, however, and I will gladly smoke it.” -Gregg (McGreggor57)

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Cigar News: Gran Habano Welcomes New Vice President of Sales

Miami, Florida, January 8, 2016 – Gran Habano is proud to announce the appointment of John A. Gonzalez as their new Vice President of Sales. Gonzalez will be working closely with owner, George Rico, to manage Gran Habano’s sales team to design and implement sales promotional programs to further cultivate customer relationships. He joins Gran Habano Cigars at an exciting time for the company as it is expected to announce the release of several new products and revamp packaging this upcoming year to invigorate the brand’s image.

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