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Reviews by Steve R
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  • Legends Nestor Plasencia

    Steve R
    90
    The Plasencias have been in the tobacco business for over 150 years. Currently, Nestor Plasencia Senior and Junior operate seven farms throughout Central America and beyond, maintaining well over 2,000 acres worth of tobacco crops. Throw in six factories and over 5,000 employees, and you have one of the largest tobacco suppliers in the world. In fact, it’s safe to say, you’re enjoying …
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  • Victor Sinclair Triple Corojo

    Steve R
    88
    Christmas is now an afterhought, and my AMEX practically burned a whole through my wallet, so I decided to be a little more economical with my final purchase of 2007. I decided to pick up a new, full(er)-bodied cigar by Victor Sinclair which will likely catch on among Corojo fans. Partly because of the price, but mostly because of the flavor. I’ve long been a fan of Corojo …
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  • Hoyo de Tradicion

    Steve R
    89
    Over the past 2 or 3 months I’ve been enjoying a cigar pretty regularly. And by regularly I mean at least 1-2 each week. Now, that might not seem ‘regular’ to you, but considering the variety of cigars offered to me each week, between samples and new blends, 1-2 a week is surprisingly routine these days. That cigar is Hoyo de Tradicion, the latest addition to the legendary Hoyo …
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  • San Cristobal

    Steve R
    91
    The first few months leading up to each RTDA include a massive influx of hype, whispers, ratings, reviews, and of course excitement. Each year, several cigars remain the focal point throughout the show. Whether they’re from CAO, Felipe Gregorio, Perdomo, or Rocky Patel...these are the cigars we’re all waiting to try. And so we hit the show floors with burned-out palates, ready to …
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  • Perdomo Habano

    Steve R
    90
    I apologize for my negligence. It appears as though I haven’t officially reviewed a cigar in exactly one month. This is simply unacceptable, especially per the standards of my boss. But, let’s not assume I haven’t enjoyed any noteworthy cigars over the past 30 days. Quite the contrary...I’ve been burning more than ever, and most have been recent releases, or cigars …
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