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Blind Cigar Review: Diesel | Estelí Puro Robusto Score 93%

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: Crowned Heads | Four Kicks Capa Especial Corona Gorda Score 93%

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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Blind Cigar Review: Drew Estate | Herrera Esteli Habano Edicion Limitada Lancero Score 90%

Blind Cigar Review: Drew Estate | Herrera Esteli Habano Edicion Limitada Lancero

“It is a great lancero. The flavors were bold and crisp with enough strength to provide body and depth. I realize that I forgot to mention this earlier but the smoke output was fantastic and the ash had a constant plume of smoke coming off of it. It’s an easy recommendation for me and worth picking up a fiver. ” -Alan (Eulogy)

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Blind Cigar Review: Joya de Nicaragua | Número Uno Le Premier Score 93%

Blind Cigar Review: Joya de Nicaragua | Número Uno Le Premier

“This cigar is my gig. Nice mild-medium bodied profile flavors of oak, vanilla, cream, custard, sweet milk caramels and the slightest bit of pepper to give this cigar great character. With unmatched smoothness, this is a cigar I could enjoy time after time after time. If this cigar remains consistent across multiple samples, I would definitely recommend buying these buy the box as it was truly a fantastic smoking experience!” -John A. (Bostoneo)

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Blind Cigar Review: JRE | Aladino Connecticut Robusto Score 94%

Blind Cigar Review: JRE | Aladino Connecticut Robusto

“Nubworthy, buy a box, smoke one every day, what else can I say? This cigar was extremely enjoyable from pre light to nub. The flavor transitions were amazing and the complexity, which is sometimes not a good thing, was 100% on point here. It starts of medium and sweet and finished bold and zesty. Not so sweet that it is hard to pair with a beverage and not so spicy that it wrecks your palate. Well balanced, well blended. These will be a permanent resident in the humidor!” -Kevin A. (Kevin A.)

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Blind Cigar Review: United Cigar | Classic Cuban Torpedo Score 91%

Blind Cigar Review: United Cigar | Classic Cuban Torpedo

“While the cigar’s appearance didn’t impress me at all initially, this was a clear cut case of never judging a book by its cover. The cigar provided a wide array of flavors and transitions and the end result was a highly enjoyable cigar from start to finish. I would definitely smoke it again.” -Matt Cade (CadeTNCC)

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Blind Cigar Review: Ventura | Cuban Cigar Factory Benji Menendez Robusto Score 91%

Blind Cigar Review: Ventura | Cuban Cigar Factory Benji Menendez Robusto

“The final third of this cigar really upped the enjoyment factor. It took it from good to very good in my opinion. I have always been a fan of cigars with many transitions, and this one did not let me down and threw in a completely unexpected and unique flavor, that made the cigar a true star. The strength and body stayed right in the medium range and can be enjoyed by anyone. The flavors would go well with morning coffee as well as a lighter bodied beer that won’t overrun it. I am really looking forward to finding out what this cigar is and recommend you try it when the secret is out! ” -Kevin A. (Kevin A.)

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Blind Cigar Review: Villiger | La Vencedora Churchill Score 90%

Blind Cigar Review: Villiger | La Vencedora Churchill

“Just in terms of flavor this was actually a very good cigar. The smoke output was creamy, the draw was nice if I held it just right, and it burned well even with an almost destroyed wrapper. The size was very large though and with the lack of profile changes did make it a bit one dimensional.” -Alan (Eulogy)

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Blind Cigar Review: Southern Draw | 300 Hands Connecticut Piramides Score 92%

Blind Cigar Review: Southern Draw | 300 Hands Connecticut Piramides

“This is exactly what I’d look for as a morning cigar or first cigar of the day. I typically smoke stronger cigars from the beginning of the day to the end but this was a nice change of pace for me. I’m really starting to enjoy these more often. I’d give this cigar an overall rating of 89. Flavors were pleasant and not overwhelming or overpowering. Would I smoke this again? Yes. Easily worth buying a fiver. ” -Kevin J. (maninblack77)

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Blind Cigar Review: Southern Draw | Cedrus Toro Score 92%

Blind Cigar Review: Southern Draw | Cedrus Toro

I liked this cigar quite a bit. While I was initially worried about that strong mesquite woodsiness overpowering any other flavors that might come my way, the cigar managed – and managed well – to balance that with some other flavor notes that made this smoking experience one that I wouldn’t mind at all revisiting.” -Matt Cade (CADE)

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