Reviews by Brock

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5 Vegas Gold Maduro

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89

One of my favorite people to visit when I travel down south to cigar country is Nestor Plasencia, Jr. I don’t know whether it’s the greeting of a cigar and Cuban coffee when arriving to his Esteli factory, the bales-upon-bales (properly called “pilones”) of tobacco at his fabrica in Ocotal, or possibly the delicious feast his family puts on at his home outside of ....

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Graycliff Turbo Edicion Limitada 2010

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92

With the exception of the G2 line, there is nary another Graycliff cigar available for under $10 or so.  Despite the hefty price tags we sell a ton of these top-dollar cigars in our retail stores, and there are a lot of loyal fans out there who aren’t afraid to pony up 12 to 22 bucks for these Bahama made delicacies.  Because of the steep ....

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Perdomo ESV 2002 Sun Grown

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90

Not a Perdomo? Don’t smoke that kid…you’ll grow horns. WOW! This is the first thing that comes to mind when I think of this blend! These babies arrived at the CI Super-Store a measly 2 weeks ago and it’s already among our most popular selling BOXES. Nick Perdomo is one of the most distinguishable personalities in this complex industry ....

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Dark Shark

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79

For the last several years one of the most popular week-long segments on television is “Shark Week.” Something I’ve learned from the ominous documentaries of these man-eating monsters is that they can literally smell fear.    Normally, the fear is detected through the substance commonly known as “shark sugar”. This, of ....

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La Herencia Cubana CORE

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94

Just when I think A.J. Fernandez has finally put together a cigar so grand that I consider it his pièce-de-résistance he puts together a new blend that proves me wrong.  How can this one guy make so many terrific cigars, really?  Never before have I become so fond of a cigar that falls near my upper price-range of my cigar budget (that price is at the $10.00 mark if ....

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