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Quick Cigar Review: Joya De Nicaragua | No. 1

Overall, this was an enjoyable cigar. Usually I don’t smoke milder sticks since they have a tendency to go sour halfway through, however this stick held its ground and provided ample amounts of body with enjoyable flavors! Definitely try out the Joya No. 1 before you count it out because of a Connecticut wrapper.

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Blind Cigar Review: Hiram & Solomon | Entered Apprentice Toro Score 91%

Blind Cigar Review: Hiram & Solomon | Entered Apprentice Toro

“This was a good cigar if you want something to begin your day with a cup of Joe. It really didn’t have too many flavor complexities to hold or catch my attention. There was plenty of wood, cream and some spice, but that was about it. I would like to try this cigar again, but in a corona or robusto size. ” -Mickey T. (irratebass)

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Quick Cigar Review: Mbombay | Classic Torpedo

This is a very good entry cigar into the MBombay portfolio. There is a lot of flavor but not a lot of spice making it a good morning cigar. There was enough transition with the addition of some pepper to keep it interesting. I would definitely recommend this to anyone that enjoys milder cigars or an intro into the MBombay brand.

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Cigar News: San Pedro de Macoris | New from Royal Agio

San Pedro de Macorís will be a new line of handmade cigars from Royal Agio.  This will be a brand meant to deliver great quality within an everyday price point.  The line will start with two distinct blends, Ecuador and Brazil.  These will be displayed in the Royal Agio booth at the 2018 IPCPR Trade show in Las Vegas.

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Blind Cigar Review: Crowned Heads | Headley Grange Black Dog Dobles Score 87%

Blind Cigar Review: Crowned Heads | Headley Grange Black Dog Dobles

“This was a not a flavor profile that fit my wheelhouse. Having said that, for someone who likes hazelnut and some black licorice this will be a decent cigar for them. I didn’t like the bitterness of the cigar but it did progress into a tartness that wasn’t distasteful to me. I would have thought the cigar would be stronger than it was given the types of flavors but it remained a medium to full, on the more medium side for me. A decent smoke for a specific palette.” –Diana (ArmyRN)

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Blind Cigar Review: Southern Draw | Quick Draw Connecticut Short Panatela Score 90%

Blind Cigar Review: Southern Draw | Quick Draw Connecticut Short Panatela

“A very enjoyable cigar. Mild to medium in flavor and a nice balance of flavors. I enjoyed the pepper and Connecticut stayed well balanced throughout. I was worried about the splitting of the cap but it stayed together well. I did get a couple of flakes in the mouth but it did not deter from the experience. This is definitely one to enjoy with a cup of coffee, maybe a blonde ale.” -Eric (smalls29)

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Blind Cigar Review: Ventura Cigar | PSyKo Seven Connecticut Corona Score 91%

Blind Cigar Review: Ventura Cigar | PSyKo Seven Connecticut Corona

“Wow… whatever this is I want more for my collection. This is one of those mild smokes that you just have to have for a nice relaxing session where you can kick back and relax while you enjoy the experience. More complex than most mild cigars, it had a great flavor profile from each third to another and it never got bitter at the end like some lighter smokes get. Two thumbs up.” -John A. (John A.)

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Blind Cigar Review: Southern Draw | Rose of Sharon Toro Score 90%

Blind Cigar Review: Southern Draw | Rose of Sharon Toro

“This was one fantastic cigar! It smells like baked bread and a syrupy sweetness before even lighting it. Then when you light it you continue to get that sweetness along with some nuts, and oatmeal. This cigar would pair well with morning coffee, and I feel that this could be your 1st or even last smoke of the day. I want more!!!” -Mickey T. (irratebass)

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