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E.P. Carrillo 2nds Reviews

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Overall Rating 4.24 out of 5 Based on 29 Ratings

Customer Reviews of “E.P. Carrillo 2nds”

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4 out of 5
2nds. Are the way too go..
I bought these sticks 2 or 3 times thinking that if these are as good as the Inch that EP makes than I'll take a chance. Well I have yet to be disappointed.. Great smoke from tip to cap ,smooth and easy draw great flavor. When the Humi. starts to draw down,I'll be ordering these again!!
3 out of 5
E.P. Carrillo Knows What He's Doing.
I used to order these fairly regularly but lately they've been backordered. Imagine my delight to find them once again back in stock. Wrappers vary somewhat but I can't tell them from firsts. Construction, burn and draw are all first rate. Tend to the medium/full side. I must admit, I prefer Nicaraguan fulls but these tasty Dominicans are solid, flavorful and never disappoint. And a bargain!
3 out of 5
Good yard stick
Started off a little flat but it got better after an inch or so.. Well packed and burns great. All in all, good cigar for the price. Three bars out of five
4 out of 5
E.P. Carrillo 2nds???
It must be a wrapper thing, because these sticks Smoke fine. Nice draw, med. body, Nick flavor. The corona size seems kind of small, but offer a 45 min. Burn. For the price, these are tough to beat...
4 out of 5
EPC 2nds robusto
I usually start my morning off (4:40-5am) with a cugar and coffee watching the world wake up. I go through a lot of EPC 2nds waiting to see if by chance I'll get Oval rejects. I have a few times and it always puts a smile on my face. I've never been disappointed.
3 out of 5
Good smokes for the money
You find a gem in these every so often
2 out of 5
Not like the "firsts". Many of them were too tightly rolled and would not draw. Won't purchase again.
2 out of 5
I usually like Carrillo smokes, but this batch is the exception. Uneven burn and very hard to keep lit. Had to have the torch handy.
5 out of 5
Could not find a physical reason why this cigar is a 2nd. It's perfect, maybe it's more of an overrun
5 out of 5
Worth every penny
Buy these before CI realizes they need to raise the price
5 out of 5
Great cigars , great price
Great cigars , great price
5 out of 5
2nd one is a home run
This is my second bundle, the first was a little inconsistent. The second one so far is excellent, I feel like I owe CI some money.
3 out of 5
ep carrillo
I like Perdomo 2nds better
5 out of 5
Great value
I spent 30 years managing a cigar store on Long Island and I recognize quality and value. Every one of these burned perfectly and had the wonderful flavor that Ernesto is famous for
4 out of 5
E.P. Carrillo 2nds Robusto
Great little stick for the price... Would consider buying again...
5 out of 5
ep Carrillo's 2nd's
Great smoke, lots of flavor and you can't beat the price !!
5 out of 5
Great Value
These are high quality smokes, good aroma, well-constructed, only slight cosmetic blemishes that do not affect their good qualities in any way. Hard to beat for the money.
5 out of 5
Excellent cigar, best value available
A must buy for a mild, smooth and great tasting cigar
3 out of 5
2nds are right!
they are ok, but a lot of the wrappers come off, sometimes right after you light up. otherwise not a bad smoke!
5 out of 5
E.P. Carrillo 2nds Toro
Very Good and better than many firsts, Med to full in strength, complex. and descent construction on most. I really enjoy these and will be getting more in the future.
5 out of 5
Great Cigars
These 2nds are better than a lot of the normal cigars. Great taste and holds together well.
5 out of 5
First; CI is great. Best customer service, best pricing, best selection. Now: I've bought expensive, cheap, flavored, strong-mild, etc. I look back at my last years orders and these keep showing up time and time again. E. P. Carrillo is a master. These 2nds are unsurpassed. And what a great price. Construction is very important to me along with taste. If you haven't tried them you're missing out on a great deal and a great smoke.
5 out of 5
Will Purchase More
I was a little leery based on the 'Pick a size, we'll send you whatever' policy. But since the cigars were cheap, and I'm not too picky i went for it. Got some of the best cigars I've ever had. I originally bought them to share with friends who stopped by- I've since hidden them for personal use. Will purchase more.
3 out of 5
burn and draw issues
These are really hit or miss. Most have issues with the burn and some have issues with a very tight draw. Flavors are still there if you can manage to work through the above issues. I've deconstructed a couple and found multiple thick stems. Good to fill up the humi, but not an effortless smoke.
5 out of 5
Great Smoke!
i usually smoke E.P. Carrillo 1st and always great, but I wanted to get some E.P.s for fishing and golfing. I now prefer to smoke the 2nds for everything. I cannot tell the difference and they are priced right!
5 out of 5
Best deal ever
I kept coming back to these little beauties and continued to be delighted by the taste. I had actually forgotten what they were and where I had gotten them, but researched my account at CI and voila. Burn evenly and cool, medium to full-bodied, never a harsh puff. Is there a better deal out there? I doubt it.
5 out of 5
Good construction, good flavor
I love seconds, but you have to be willing to take pot-luck. These seem to be a habano wrapper, medium to strong body. They burn nice and straight, and have a full, enjoyable flavor.
5 out of 5
Cigar fan
great smooth smoke with lots of leather throughout.
5 out of 5
great cigar at a great
great cigar at a great price
Customer Testimonials
I ordered a bundle of robustos and I'm pretty sure I received the smaller toro of the La Historia smokes. Just over six inches and around a 50 gauge. I am very happy with these. Excellent smoke!
A few had too tight of a draw, but other than that these are almost perfect. Most only have cosmetic issues, but smoke perfectly.
I have ordered these twice and both time was pleased. The first time I received a very nice small large gauge cigar that was very good. The second time was a typical EP Gordo. As always it was enjoyable. Noted that the price for the Gordo gauge has gone up $5. These must be catching on.
Extremely good smoke for the price...hands down to EP! I have smoked his blends for years and this one is very good.
Forget the firsts, save your money and buy the seconds. Unless your the type that has to have the beauty queen. These cigars are ugly but they sure do work. I'll be going back for thirds.
They are hit and miss as far as the length and wrapper. The Maduro (if your lucky enough to get them) is fantastic! My last three orders of the Gordo's unfortunately have been naturals.
Great smoke for the price!
Love these!!! Great buy if your like me and prefer a medium to full bodied with smooth and spicy undertones.
Great smoke! I personally have a new favorite, not only for seconds, these cigars are better than most of the full price cigars out there.
Good smoke for the price. The Churchill size is hit and miss. Some smoke perfectly and some have a tendency to canoe and burn hot. But when they burned right they were excellent. Overall I find them to be good value. Better taste than most first run cigars from other manufacturers.
Small flat flavor well made not for me 3 out of 10
I've been a big time fan of Ernie's stuff for YEARS. These 2nds are no different. I ordered the toro size and got the original Carrillo line with the Ecuadoran Sumatra wrapper. Now, I will say these are not the prettiest smokes you will ever see, they are veiny and have some odd colors variations on the wrapper. Very easy to see why these are seconds. But, other than appearance these are typical top notch Carrillo quality. A very robust blend for a light colored cigar and a ton of the smoke. The smoking experience is outstanding, it's just not a cigar you would whip out at a wedding because of the aesthetic issues.
5 out of 10 where not good, these looked like apprentice rolled, there was one that looked like they forgot to put the wrapper on
Fantastic. Let's keep these quiet so I can enjoy them for a long time to come...Great flavor, copious amounts of smoke from each puff and a superb value from one of the top in the industry!
Big time flavor for a small time price! Back up the truck boys these cigars are fantastic! I got the maduro torpedos and am 100% satisfied!