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Reviews by Brandon S

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Ashton VSG

Posted , by Brandon S
94

                High praise and an even higher price… That’s one way that the Ashton VSG can be summed up. Another way is high quality and highly enjoyable. I’ve been saving the leftover change from my weekly Taco Bell runs and was able to scrape enough together to swing by our Super Store and pick …

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La Aroma de Cuba

Posted , by Brandon S
92

La Aroma de Cuba was always a decent smoke in my humblest of opinions but it lacked that certain something that could take it from simply “decent” to a whole lot more…and then some. The folks at Ashton seemed to agree with this as was evidenced by their recent factory change for production and subsequent re-blending of the La Aroma de Cuba. Now made by Pepin Garcia in his …

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Punch Gran Puro

Posted , by Brandon S
88

With 23 million sticks in our monstrous humidor at any given time it can be tough to single out a cigar to review. I know, I know…poor Brando. Millions of premium cigars at your disposal and you can’t find one to write a review on? You’re right, it’s pathetic. Truth is, much of our time is spent evaluating new blends for upcoming releases and at any given time there …

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CAO 'VR'

Posted , by Brandon S
91

Well folks, another Thanksgiving is in the books! I hope you all enjoyed your time with friends and family and I certainly hope you found time to enjoy that all-important Thanksgiving Day cigar! I know I did…3 in fact. Funny though, of the cigars I had selected for my Thanksgiving enjoyment the one that stood out head and shoulders above the others was none other than the CAO …

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Avo Domaine

Posted , by Brandon S
93

I was introduced to the Avo brands pretty early into my foray as a cigar-enthusiast and found that each blend within the line was uniquely different yet each shared a common flavor that I have come to associate with nearly all cigars produced by Davidoff. Over the years my tastes and preferences in cigars have changed as is often the case with many of us who enjoy cigars regularly and when …

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