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Reviews by Steve R
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  • Relic by AJ Fernandez

    Steve R
    94
    Don’t ask how the sausage is made, son, just feast. Relic hit us by surprise. As strong as our relationship is with AJ Fernandez, he somehow kept this beauty out from under our nosey noses. Probably a good thing, otherwise we surely would have bought every Relic cigar produced on the spot. It’s just that good. So yes, I will be giving this cigar a very strong rating. And yes, this …
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  • Metrokane Rabbit Automatic Electronic Corkscrew

    Steve R
    More like Metro-CAN! I consider myself a traditionalist. I read books, not tablets. I grill with coals, not gas. In the fall, I don’t use a blower for leaves, I rake them. I hate Keurigs and prefer the old fashioned percolator. The list can go on for days, but I’ll stop there. Like you, I know a lot of folks that like wine, and enjoy it regularly. So this year, I grabbed a couple …
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  • 5 Vegas Miami

    Steve R
    92
    America ... $%!# YEAH.   CIGARfest 2014. It literally happened a month ago. Amongst the madness, this fabled event was utilized by the fine folks at 5 Vegas as the official launch party for their new 5 Vegas Miami. I spent some time in the 5 Vegas booth at CIGARfest. I rubbed elbows with some of the attendees. I saw some instances of disappointment, as some attendees realized the latest …
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  • CAO Extreme

    Steve R
    93
    Welcome back, CAO   If you know me, you know I’ve always been fond of CAO. Brazilia, Sopranos, Black, Italia....hell, I’m man enough to admit I’ve even burned through a fair share of Moontrance and Bella Vanilla over the years. Bottom line is, CAO makes a damn fine cigar, but more importantly, CAO cigars are among the most consistent and reliable in the boutique realm. …
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  • Davidoff Maduro Series

    Steve R
    88
    So you may have noticed an increased number of staff reviews lately. You guys love’em, we enjoy talking shop, and our marketing guru Scott tells us that content is good for the site. It’s a win-win-win!   Scott, the marketing whiz I just mentioned 5 seconds ago, stresses SEO. That’s marketing speak for marketing stuff. Apparently our reviews help you find our site when …
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