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Category: Sumatra

Blind Cigar Review: J. Fuego | Connoisseur Originals

“This was a really nice cigar. After the first few draws, the cigar really picked up and the flavors came through. They were rich and full flavors that had a medium body and complexity. The cigar smoked well and was very easy by just lighting and going. I was initially worried about the look of this cigar, but it smoked quite well.” –Steve (ThaGreatWazoo)

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Blind Cigar Review: Montecristo | Pilotico No. 2

“This cigar was never in my wheelhouse, but I am happy I got the opportunity to smoke it. This cigar expands the palate from prelight to the nub of what a premium cigar can offer in terms of flavor. Maybe my palate is broken.. I have no idea, but the exhale/retro was interesting delivering the wet wood, peat, earth, citrus, salt and flighty cream. I would happily have a few of these on hand to enjoy with some rye whiskey.” -Matt C. (Big Matt)

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Blind Cigar Review: Padilla | Single Batch Perfecto

“It was full enough to keep me puffing, but mild enough for an adventurous noob to stretch their horizons. I’ve seen one other cigar that looked like this, so maybe I can guess what it is, but I can assure you that I’ll have more of these when the reveal happens!” –Jason H. (Jokey Smurf)

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Cigar News: Kafie 1901 Cigars Announces Ecuador Sumatra

Kafie 1901 Cigars has announces a November 01, 2015 release date of their Ecuador Sumatra blend. Owner, Dr. Gaby Kafie states, “We are getting set to offer connoisseurs three all time popular blends with this addition.” The company started its platform with a Cuban seed Habano maduro, then added an Ecuador Connecticut blend to their boutique cigars portfolio.

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Blind Cigar Review – Revisited: Royal Gold | Gold Strike Churchill

“Overall, I did enjoy this cigar, but I’m not sure I would seek more. It was just a little boring and mild for my taste. Given the notes of toast, leather, spice and green color, I’m pretty sure this was a Cameroon wrapper, but not my favorite by any means. I would smoke another, but don’t think I would buy one.” -Emmett (rhetorik)

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Blind Cigar Review: 1502 | Ruby Corona

The cigar had excellent flavor until the wrapper unraveled. This caused most of the flavor to leave for the last third. Prior to this issue, the flavors were very enjoyable, with enough transitions to keep me interested. I’m looking forward to finding out what this cigar is as it is definitely worth at least a 5 pack purchase. I think it has lots of aging potential as well.” -Dan (Danfish)

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Blind Cigar Review: La Gloria Cubana | Natural Churchill

“The flavors were enjoyable, strength within reason and construction was spot-on. What more could one person ask for in a cigar? It might not have been deadnuts center of my wheelhouse in terms of the flavors, but they were quite enjoyable nonetheless. I really liked this cigar.” -Kip (Half Ashed)

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Blind Cigar Review – Revisited: Nomad | S-307 Toro

“This was an enjoyable cigar to smoke. A rich char combined nicely with a well balanced cedar. The leather and chocolate kept the flavors in check while the surprising baking spice at the end added an element of sweetness to the finish. I would gladly grab another one.” -Gregg (McGreggor57)

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Blind Cigar Review: J. Fuego | Connoisseur Grand Robusto

“This is a hard cigar for me to rate. It performed well, was nice looking and I didn’t find the flavors bad in any way. The problem was, that I just couldn’t find much flavor at all. I wouldnt say it’s a bad stick, maybe it just isn’t a good stick for me. Hopefully others had a better experience.” -Dave (mdwest)

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