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Cigar News: Fratello Announces Arlequin Prensado

Fratello Cigars has announced a new cigar today, the Fratello Arlequin Prensado. A preview was given for this blend in June 2019 with the Space Fresh Packs along with Sorella and Arlequin,  Fratello Classico, and Fratello Bianco II all in a new 6 x 50 format. The idea was that consumers would give feedback and tell the company their preference for either the Sorella or Arlequin.

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Blind Cigar Review: Fratello | Navetta Discovery Score 90%

Blind Cigar Review: Fratello | Navetta Discovery

“There is only one word to describe this cigar, phenomenal. Flavors were on point, construction was nearly flawless and it made the time spent smoking it memorable. I would recommend this cigar to anyone that loves a deep, dark, flavorful cigar. Hands down, this cigar is a Box buy and I can’t wait to find out what it is so I could do just THAT!” -Estevan Z. (TheRealBanzi)

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Blind Cigar Review: Joya De Nicaragua | Cinco Décadas Fundador Score 92%

Blind Cigar Review: Joya De Nicaragua | Cinco Décadas Fundador

“This was a very good cigar with excellent burn and flavor transitions. I would definitely smoke this one again. At first, I thought this was going to be a quick smoke, however, it continued to burn well beyond what I expected. Pair with coffee, English Brown or Lightly pleated Scotch. ” -James H. (Keikan Jim)

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Blind Cigar Review: Joya de Nicaragua | Antaño CT Robusto Score 93%

Blind Cigar Review: Joya de Nicaragua | Antaño CT Robusto

“If you are a fan of mild cigars this is a real winner. The depth of flavors were terrific, smoke output was phenomenal, and profile changes kept me engaged. I would certainly smoke this again and again. ” -Alan (Eulogy)

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Blind Cigar Review: Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust | Sobremesa Brûlée Toro Score 94%

Blind Cigar Review: Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust | Sobremesa Brûlée Toro

“I liked the size and weight of this cigar in my hand, it just felt right. With an effortless draw, tons of mild to medium flavors poured out and stimulated my mouth with a wonderful profile. This is what milder to medium cigar should offer, not a paper bag experience. This is definitely a benchmark cigar that was thoroughly enjoyable and a pleasure to smoke. Kudos!” -John A. (Bostoneo)

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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: Dunbarton T&T | Sobremesa Elegante en Cedro Score 92%

Blind Cigar Review: Dunbarton T&T | Sobremesa Elegante en Cedro

“All around a great cigar. The flavor profile could have had a bit more of an evolution, but the core flavors were quite enjoyable though out and the retrohale provided a nice change from the standard draw. The creaminess of the smoke could have been a little more consistent as parts of the cigar produced thick creamy clouds but a lot of the time it was a little but thin. Overall a very good cigar that I would definitely smoke again. ” -Alan (Eulogy)

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Blind Cigar Review: Dunbarton T&T | Todos Las Dias Double Wide Belicoso Score 90%

Blind Cigar Review: Dunbarton T&T | Todos Las Dias Double Wide Belicoso

“I liked the overall mix of flavors although I really could have used more sweetness hanging around in the second and last thirds. This is a predominantly leather an mineral taste cigar with the beginning offering a nice splash of pepper and spice and the cocoa and chocolate notes bouncing in and out. I think the vitola is perfect and if it was any longer I would have had enough. Tasty and interesting to say the least.” -Diana (ArmyRN)

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Quick Cigar Review: Dunbarton T&T | Muestra de Saka Unicorn

While the Diademas size was amazing I always find them a struggle with construction, burn, etc. This cigar from a construction point of view was on point. The burn was great, and the cigar smoked perfectly. Would I spend $100 on this cigar if it was regular production? Of course not. Definitely a treat to smoke and I was happy to get the chance. I give this a score of 93.

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Blind Cigar Review: Dunbarton T&T | Muestra de Saka Nacatamale Score 90%

Blind Cigar Review: Dunbarton T&T | Muestra de Saka Nacatamale

“Overall a very pleasant stick. Once it started mellowing out a little bit the cigar became a very nice smoke. This is one I’ll be looking at more closely after the reveal, and would consider a box purchase on if the price is right. ” -Dave W. (mdwest)

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