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Reviews by Brock

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Alta Gracia Natural Cigarillo

Posted , by Brock
85

Commitment is a challenging part of life. For me, this whole notion of committing to one thing means a painful, unappealing obligation which commonly ends with dejection and despair. Perhaps I am off-base with this whole idea of commitment. Maybe commitment is a virtuous trait that should be revered. Having said …

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Latitude Zero

Posted , by Brock
92

If there’s one thing you need to know about me it’s this: I have hair on my face and I sell cigars. Allow me to entertain you for just a few measly seconds about the mysterious cigar that is, Latitude Zero.  Before I swan …

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Tabacalera Zapata

Posted , by Brock
88

Roughly five years ago, my hair was longer, face was cleaner and midsection was smaller. Moreover, I couldn’t refer to myself as a cigar connoisseur or aficionado, but rather, a cigar groupie. I was fascinated by anyone who worked in this great industry and it didn’t matter if it was a cigar maker, rep, roller or anybody else who does this for a living. Hell, the …

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Plasencia Reserva 1898

Posted , by Brock
90

Years back, I had the privilege to travel to Central America with a purchaser of ours in hopes of negotiating deals, working on new blends and overall prove my worth to the company. Why the powers that be here at CI allowed me to do this, I sure as hell don’t know. But what I do know is that it was one of the most memorable experiences in my life.  While I’m …

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Gurkha Beauty

Posted , by Brock
90

There’s a lovely young lady that stops by the CI Super-Store from time to time and, for the sake of anonymity, let us refer to her as “Lola”. Lola is an avid Gurkha fan and has a way of pushing the brand on me (keep in mind, I’M the cigar salesperson and she’s the customer!) Days ago, she graced us with her presence at the shop and, while it’s …

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