Reviews by Steve R

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Perdomo Patriarch Maduro

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89

I have in my hand a Perdomo Patriarch Epicure Maduro and let me tell you, this cigar looks like a hundred bucks. The wrapper is dark and silky, with a consistent dark brown hue, nice oils, and minimal veins. The cigar is heavy in the hand and solid from head to toe....which should come as no surprise – all Perdomos are dense and jam-packed with tobaccos. The pre-light flavor is both ....

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CAO 'VR' Full Fathom Five

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91

I have to be honest with you. I haven’t burned a CAO ‘VR’ Full Fathom Five in a long time. Actually, it might have been since its initial release 2 years ago – this cigar was initially produced in a limited production run of just 500 boxes (each hand signed by Tim Ozgener), and they sold very quickly. Fortunately, I secured 2 boxes before it sold out. Well, this ....

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Nica Libre

Posted , by Steve R
91

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. When I see a dark, box-pressed maduro I am sold. I have to try it. It’s like driving past a Taco Bell at 1am after a night out with the guys. You don’t need it, but you want it and you’re counting the change spread throughout your car to get it. Speaking of which – remember the good old days when you could score 10 ....

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Rocky Patel Sun Grown

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90

Today has been a crazy cigar day. At 10am, I embarked on a daunting task of testing nine blends. However, I had to burn these nine cigars at the same time in an effort to find the best of the bunch. I’ll be honest....some were horrific. Those were sent home from the island with haste and pleasure. However, a few did stand out, so I had to cleanse the palate, grab some fresh air, and ....

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