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Blind Cigar Review: Southern Draw | IGNITE 2019 Private Blend Habano #3 Score 90%

Blind Cigar Review: Southern Draw | IGNITE 2019 Private Blend Habano #3

“This cigar was just what I needed. With the coronavirus going on the cigar shops are closed, except for carry out and some are doing deliveries….which is a 1st I believe. Anyway this was the 1st day that was nice enough for me to spark up in my man cave *garage* and even though there wasn’t many flavors on this cigar what I got was wood, some sweet tobacco and a bit of leather. The cigar still held up and didn’t let me down……stay safe everyone this is the end of the world……..if ya got em’ smoke em’.” -Mickey T. (irratebass)

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Blind Cigar Review: Montecristo | Espada Oscuro Guard Score 93%

Blind Cigar Review: Montecristo | Espada Oscuro Guard

“I was leery about the first third, hoping it may have some complexity of this blend, however i was delightfully surprised bu the last two thirds. A menagerie of roasted and tasty charred flavors intermingling with sweet caramel and chocolate flavors made this end up being two thumbs up for me! Paired with flawless appearance, construction and burn made it all the better. Top notch med-full bodied smoke!” -John A. (Bostoneo)

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Cigar News: Drew Estate Pappy Van Winkle “Tradition” Gets New Distribution/Price Cut

Drew Estate announced today that its line Pappy Van Winkle “Tradition” would now be distributed exclusively by Pappy & Co. at www.pappyco.com. Previously, the cigar had been available at Drew Diplomat retailers in 5 vitolas, now there will only be two: Robusto Grande (5.5 x 54) MSRP $140.00 per box, and Toro (6 x 50) MSRP $150.00 per box. Both come in boxes of 10. Pricing for those two sizes is significantly less than before with the Robusto Grande previously selling for $216, and the Toro selling for $236.

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Blind Cigar Review: A.C.E. Prime | A Cuban Experience El Elegante Score 92%

Blind Cigar Review: A.C.E. Prime | A Cuban Experience El Elegante

“I know this particular vitola is suppose to be more of a cigar snob size but I love them when they’re done well. This one is fantastic. The burn, smoke output, and journey of flavors set this apart from most lanceros that I have smoked. I can’t recommend these enough. Go out and buy some. ” -Alan (Eulogy)

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Blind Cigar Review: Camacho | Distillery Edition Ecuador Score 91%

Blind Cigar Review: Camacho | Distillery Edition Ecuador

“This was a very enjoyable cigar, and as mentioned earlier, I could easily see starting a lazy weekend morning with this cigar and a nice medium roast coffee. While this cigar was flavor filled, the lack of strength and body might turn some smokers off, so I can’t say this is a cigar for “everyone”. This is a cigar that I would keep a fiver on hand in the humi for those times when I want something different, and I would not hesitate to give one of these to a less experienced smoker so they can experience an complex blend of flavors, without being overly powerful and causing an unpleasant smoking experience. This is one darn good cigar” -Kevin A. (Kevin A.)

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Blind Cigar Review: Nestor Miranda | Special Selection Gran Toro Score 89%

Blind Cigar Review: Nestor Miranda | Special Selection Gran Toro

“This cigar was fun to smoke. Though it may not be my favorite size, I prefer a 42-48RG, I never once felt uncomfortable smoking it. It was ever changing and kept my interest throughout. This would make a great cigar that could be enjoyed as you were day drinking. Would pair well with any type of spirit and most wines due to it flavor profile. It is a little bit of a time commitment due to it’s size but well worth it. I will have to grab a few for my next beer fest or social gathering where I know I will have the time to enjoy it. ” -Estevan Z. (TheRealBanzi)

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