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Reviews by Steve R

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Xikar Envoy Leather Case

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This week, I’ve decided to do something a little different. Something a little crazy, that could get me in trouble with the ‘Big Guy’. But, guess what? I don’t care, because I am just so damn impressed with the Envoy 3-Finger Leather Case from Xikar. Here’s the deal. I have just about every cigar toy imaginable, including countless cigar cases, caddies, …

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Carlos Torano Exodus 1959

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This Editor’s Pick can be summed up with two words: HERSHEY BAR. As many have already found out for themselves, the Torano Exodus 1959 is gorgeous. Dark, sharply boxed-pressed cigars that seem to leak natural oils, causing me to froth at the mouth every time I reach into the humidor to grab one. In my opinion, this is the best Torano to date, and as an added bonus, it’s perfectly …

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Indian Tabac Cameroon Legend Maduro

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The Cameroon Legend by Indian Tabac features a series of monster-sized parejos that could easily intimidate a rookie enthusiast, especially the Gorilla, a 58-ring gargantuan that commands 2 solid hours of your attention. These thick ring gauges allow Rocky Patel and Nestor Plasencia to really get creative with the blend, creating a lineup of balanced, full-flavored cigars that smoke smooth and …

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Gurkha Centurian

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The Gurkha Centurian is not your every day cigar. Rather, it’s a special cigar for a special day. Let’s be honest, how often do you get the chance to enjoy a $30 cigar that was made exclusively for the Sultan of Brunei? In case you're wondering, Brunei Darussalam is an oil-rich country located in the island of Borneo, and the Sultan is not just the Sultan, he's also the …

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CI Legends Graycliff

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Just when I thought my spending was finished this year, BOOM!, in comes a shipment of Legends from Graycliff. We weren’t expecting them to arrive until the early part of ’06 (the boxes aren’t finished), but our jolly friends from the Bahamas decided to send us an early Christmas gift. Naturally, I hounded the receiving crew to get them checked in, allowing me to be the first to …

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