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Reviews by Steve R

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Nub Cameroon - Vertical Tasting

Posted , by Steve R
89

After tasting countless cigars and working hands on in the Oliva factory, Sam Leccia concluded that a cigar normally hits its ‘sweet spot’ within 3 to 4 inches of the burn. Therefore, one must invest a good amount of time with a cigar prior to being rewarded with its true character. So, Sam worked with the Oliva Cigar Family (maker’s of Serie ‘V’ and Serie …

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Nub Habano - Vertical Tasting

Posted , by Steve R
89

Unless you’ve been living under the rock the past 3 weeks, you’ve probably heard of the Nub. If not, here’s your crash course: After tasting countless cigars and working hands on in the Oliva factory, Sam Leccia concluded that a cigar normally hits its ‘sweet spot’ within 3 to 4 inches of the burn. Therefore, one must invest a good amount of time with a …

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Sol Cubano Cuban Cabinet

Posted , by Steve R
90

The folks behind Sol Cubano have been on the move for a while now. A couple years back, the classic Sol Cubano line received some fancy new packaging, reigniting the brand. Last year, a Sol Cubano Artisan was crafted...a monster-sized Salomon featuring three select wrappers finished in barber pole and pinstripe fashion. Now, in just …

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Arturo Fuente

Posted , by Steve R
86

Just over 3 years ago, I wrote a review on the Arturo Fuente Double Chateau. If you haven’t read it, or would like to reference back, you can find it here. Despite being 2+ years old, this single review still (to this day) results in a constant stream of hate mail from diehard Fuente fans, in addition to in-depth debates with retail …

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