Reviews by Steve R

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Davidoff Maduro Series

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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 ....

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Casa Magna Dominican

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90

Apparently you guys like beer. I received a lot of feedback on the beer portion of my review. While I don’t want these reviews to lose their focus, I’ll gladly toss in some sidebars on craft beer from time to time. And since I just had two new (to me) IPAs this past weekend, I might as well tell you about ....

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Don Pepin Garcia Legado de Pepin

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93

The other day I received two scathing emails from the same person. He took the time to tell me how wonderful my reviews are, how much he agreed with them, and how awesome my palate is. Seriously, both emails made me all warm and fuzzy inside. After the insults, in his most charming and classy way, he then told me to go back to drinking Bud Light and ....

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Oliva Saison

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92

Oliva. I’ve always loved the brand. Back when it was lesser known, and the Serie ‘O’ cigars came in felt bands and the maduro variety came in toilet bowl shaped boxes....yeah, I loved them back then. Some of you might remember the days I’m harking, some may not. Either way, most folks know the name Oliva, and the brand has been ....

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Ramon Bueso Odyssey

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91

My recent trip back to Connecticut.... Like most avid enthusiasts, my palate has evolved over the years. A combination of me wanting more and cigar-makers giving me more, has resulted in my preference for complex, full-bodied, and full-flavored cigars. I love bold handmades. I love spicy handmades. I love big, rich flavors that consume every square millimeter of my palate, with ....

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