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Blind Cigar Review: My Father | La Gran Oferta Lancero Score 88%

Blind Cigar Review: My Father | La Gran Oferta Lancero

“I really enjoyed this cigar. There was quite a bit of flavors going on with milk chocolate, wood, coffee, cream, spice and some marshmallow at the very end. The cigar stayed medium until the very final third where the spice kicked it up a notch. ” -Mickey T. (irratebass)

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Blind Cigar Review: Davidoff | Chef’s Edition 2018 Score 90%

Blind Cigar Review: Davidoff | Chef’s Edition 2018

“This was a decent stick with plenty of flavor transitions from third to third. The thick luxurious flavors proved ample enjoyment and relaxation. The only downside I had was with the burn as a result of an uneven construction during the first half of the cigar. Something I’d like to try again before I decide if it’s a must try….” -John A. (Bostoneo)

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Blind Cigar Review: Cohiba | Spectre Score 90%

Blind Cigar Review: Cohiba | Spectre

“This was a fairly straight forward smoke without many flavor frills. I found it a bit boring at times as most the flavors were basic and not very complex. It was definitely a reliable smoke with great construction, burn, and a slightly tighter draw than normal. Nothing inherently wrong, just a bit one note for me. ” -John A. (Bostoneo)

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Blind Cigar Review: Montecristo | White Series Rothchilde Score 94%

Blind Cigar Review: Montecristo | White Series Rothchilde

“Excellent smoke! One of the best mild-medium smoked I have ever had the pleasure of enjoying. The rich buttery and vanilla notes that were the backbone of this cigar were thoroughly enjoyable. Only smoke this cigar when you have the time to sit back, relax, and savor a truly high quality cigar. ” -John A. (Bostoneo)

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Editorial: Home Roll Cigar Series | Award Winners

I must admit, when I approached the home rollers on the BOTL web forum about a friendly contest, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. I learned that coordinating a series of this type is a big logistical challenge for which I was unprepared.  In the end, it was a good experience for me.  I hope it was also a good experience for those who participated, and especially our readers.

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Blind Cigar Review: MLB Cigar Ventures | David P. Ehrlich Tremont Toro Score 92%

Blind Cigar Review: MLB Cigar Ventures | David P. Ehrlich Tremont Toro

“This was a really nice cigar. Definitely a fist cigar of the day while sitting out on your deck with your morning coffee as the sun rises up.

There was plenty of walnut flavors and just a touch of spice and black pepper. I would say this was a mild to medium plus cigar, and there was just enough sweetness that kept popping up and wasn’t in your face. ” -Mickey T. (irratebass)

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Blind Cigar Review: HVC | Pan Caliente Double Corona Score 94%

Blind Cigar Review: HVC | Pan Caliente Double Corona

“I really enjoyed this cigar. So much sweet cream throughout with a great progression of spice building up. I was impressed by the appearance and smell even before lighting this cigar and it delivered a wonderful and relaxing experience. Would strongly recommend if the price allows. ” -David F. (dfafjf)

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Blind Cigar Review: MLB Cigar Ventures | Imperia Islero Toro Score 90%

Blind Cigar Review: MLB Cigar Ventures | Imperia Islero Toro

“This was overall a pleasant medium bodied smoke with a few transitions throughout. The profile was limited to a few flavors which I had hoped that it would be more diverse. Overall a good smoke to enjoy and relax with. ” -John A. (John A.)

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Blind Cigar Review: Caldwell | Hit and Run Corona Gorda Score 92%

Blind Cigar Review: Caldwell | Hit and Run Corona Gorda

“I was very surprised by this stick. After the light aromas on the prelight, the cigar was full of great flavors. It was very cubanesque from the look and vitola to the flavor. I would love to smoke this in the morning with a cup of coffee. The stick had a couple of faults but was easy to overlook because the flavor was so good. I even nubbed this thing all the way down.” -Matt (Mattehh)

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Blind Cigar Review: Home Roll | Brazilian Villain Score 89%

Blind Cigar Review: Home Roll | Brazilian Villain

“This was a nice mild to medium smoke, which only got into the straight medium in the final third. The cigar was very smooth with a small sweetness that held my attention that resembled marshmallow. I highly recommend this cigar as you first smoke of the day with morning coffee. I would like to smoke more of these.” -Mickey T. (irratebass)

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