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Staff Reviews

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Graycliff G2

Posted , by Jeff K
88

I’ve burned through most of the regular Graycliff lines (Professionale, Original, Crystal, Espresso, et al) and after each one, I kicked my self for dropping upwards of $20 on just one cigar (I know - I should have learned my lesson after the first one, but I’m an optimist). Don’t get me wrong, their stuff is not bad, and if I paid $5-8 I would be thrilled…but $20+, ....

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Diesel

Posted , by Steve R
93

The weather is changing and I love it. The days have been hitting mid to high 70s, allowing ample time for work - which warrants a cold reward (read: beer) in the end, while daylight still allows enough time for a nice cigar. Lately, I’ve been hooked on one full-bodied combination: a big 22oz bottle of Stone Russian Imperial Stout paired with the new, Nicaraguan-made Diesel. Believe me ....

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Perdomo Patriarch Maduro

Posted , by Steve R
89

I have in my hand a Perdomo Patriarch Epicure Maduro and let me tell you, this cigar looks like a hundred bucks. The wrapper is dark and silky, with a consistent dark brown hue, nice oils, and minimal veins. The cigar is heavy in the hand and solid from head to toe....which should come as no surprise – all Perdomos are dense and jam-packed with tobaccos. The pre-light flavor is both ....

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CAO 'VR' Full Fathom Five

Posted , by Steve R
91

I have to be honest with you. I haven’t burned a CAO ‘VR’ Full Fathom Five in a long time. Actually, it might have been since its initial release 2 years ago – this cigar was initially produced in a limited production run of just 500 boxes (each hand signed by Tim Ozgener), and they sold very quickly. Fortunately, I secured 2 boxes before it sold out. Well, this ....

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