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Reviews by Steve R
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  • Oliva 'O' Classic

    Steve R
    87
    While I was away on vacation, the guys here at the office decided to clean out my humidor. Considering most of my favorites have become their favorites, most of my favorites have become missing. So, I had to dig deep to find some enjoyable smokes to burn while working this past week. Underneath a handful of samples I’ll never want to smoke again, I discovered 4 Oliva ‘O’ …
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  • CI Legends

    Steve R
    90
    Due to several requests, I’m killing two birds with one stone. This review is going to be long, so please stick with me here. CI Legends has turned into a vicious monster with razor sharp claws and long, pointy teeth. In the beginning, we asked 4 of the world’s most recognized premium cigar makers to compete for the best $5 handmade. A blend of their choice rolled into a …
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  • Punch Rare Corojo

    Steve R
    87
    I never quite understood why the Punch Rare Corojo is called, Punch Rare Corojo. After all, the wrapper is not Corojo. Rather, this box-pressed handmade sports a dark, oily Sumatra leaf from Ecuador. A head-scratcher indeed. Whatever the case may be, the Rare Corojo can be considered rare, since production is limited to just once per year, hitting retail shelves mid-to-late Spring. A …
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  • Cusano 18

    Steve R
    90
    In case you haven’t heard, we recently wrapped up our third annual CigarFest. In the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, 1,500 cigar lunatics were let loose on an event floor with dozens of cigar, beer and spirit samples within a stone’s throw in every direction. Throughout the event, I spent a good deal of time with Michael Chiusano, owner of Cusano cigars. Aside from trying to …
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  • CAO Black Man O' War

    Steve R
    91
    I've been known to jump the gun on more than one occasion. Today marks another one of those occasions. The cigar I am smoking right now is a sample of something very special that's scheduled to arrive towards the end of May. The reason I decided to write about it is simple: I've been burning through these samples on a daily basis, and loving every single one. The cigar is Man O’ …
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