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Overall Rating 3.62 out of 5 Based on 61 Ratings

Customer Reviews of “Duque”

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2 out of 5
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4 out of 5
Duque
A Good smoke for a good price.
5 out of 5
Great cigar for the price.
Great cigar for the price.
4 out of 5
Good cigar for the money.
Good cigar for the money.
4 out of 5
Good everyday stick
For an evening smoke while walking the dog, this is more than adequate.
1 out of 5
don't bother for several reasons
even as a 2fer these cigars are not worth the aggravation. what i found basically was their inconsistency, for example: 1. they claim to be medium body, not so. many are so mild that they're not worth smoking. 2. some are too tightly wrapped to be of any use or enjoyment, some so loose wrapped that they burn too quickly. 3. some are all loose filler which means they burned too quickly. the wrapper tobacco never has a chance to burn. 4. many of the cigars started unwravelling even under different environmental conditions.
1 out of 5
Someties You Don't Eve Get What You Pay For
Cheap cigar is an understatement! Got these in a sampler and it is easily the worst cigar I ever torched. The wrapper started to come apart when lit. The cigar was tasteless, loose, and disintegrated while smoking. Thanks but no thanks on these dog rockets
3 out of 5
Al in Pensacola FL
good enough for the price. a big ole cigar that's good while you work. It is what I expected for the cost. couple of poorly made smokes in the lot but generally they were fine.
5 out of 5
You'll love it!
Great cigar!
5 out of 5
Great cigar!!!!!
Great taste and flavor! Definitely an everyday cigar. Perfect for an evening on the deck and the golf course!
5 out of 5
Nice cigar for the price
It had been a while since I ordered this brand of cigar, and I have to say it is a great smoke. I believe the taste and aroma is better today than approximitely one year ago. I highly recommend this cigar as a daily smoke.
1 out of 5
Lesson learned....
1 out of every 5 were good. The rest either had such a poor wrap with pinholes, or unraveled within a few minutes. Humidor was at a constant 70% level, but still, had to surrender after just a few pulls. Never again, lesson learned.
1 out of 5
Lesson learned....
1 out of every 5 were good. The rest either had such a poor wrap with pinholes, or unraveled within a few minutes. Humidor was at a constant 70% level, but still, had to surrender after just a few pulls. Never again, lesson learned.
2 out of 5
Very harsh taste
They are not for me
2 out of 5
Duque Churchill,
The cigar is a little soft, and it is a short filler, so when the end gets wet as they all do, you get a mouthful of tobacco. The flavor is fine, and burns usually well and can last 8 or 9 holes.
5 out of 5
Great service
Great service
3 out of 5
A good yard smoke.
This is a good smoke for mowing the lawn, tending the garden or whatever outside. They're inexpensive but I like them for an afternoon working smoke.
5 out of 5
love em'
For those brief interludes of fine handmade cigar pleasure ...long ashes
1 out of 5
Cheap but you get what you pay for
These were very loosely filled and also would not stay lit...and 70% of them had canoeing even after 30 days in a humidor. I will not buy again.
3 out of 5
duque
decent cigar for the money...i'd buy them again
4 out of 5
duque
good cigar great price
5 out of 5
Duque Torpedo
Good smoke for the price. I'll buy them again.
2 out of 5
Cheap is cheap
I don't expect much from a cheap cigar. Duque didn't disappoint, I didn't get much. Loose construction, bad burn characteristics and weak taste. An excellent choice to experiment with if you want to infuse flavors.
2 out of 5
Fair
Been buying these for years. Last couple batches have been hit and miss. Many can't draw and smoke poorly Seems quality lately of everything has been lower than past years
4 out of 5
Good smooth smoke. Even burb
Good smooth smoke. Even burb
5 out of 5
Duque Churchill
Great mild cigar will definitely buy again
5 out of 5
EGood for pric
EGood for pric
3 out of 5
Somewhat Disappointed
Disappointing is what I have to say. I have had several of the Churchills acquired as part of samplers and always found them to be a really fine cigar and when what I normally ordered was out of stock I ordered these as a replacement. Unfortunately they didn't live up to the samples I received in the samplers. The are hard to keep lit, especially the last 3 to 3 1/2 inches making smoking them extremely frustrating. Of the first 20 some I have smoked only 2 or 3 were I able to smoke without this happening. I have left them in my humidor hoping for improvement but so far, no such luck. I'll keep trying them on occasion and see how things go.
5 out of 5
Everyday smoke
I use these as an everyday smoke while working on the farm.Burns well and you can't beat the price!
5 out of 5
Great cigar for the price
Great cigar for the price
1 out of 5
Bought & smoked 80+ of these cigars over a one year period.
The cigar flavor is almost non-existent. Too much small cut tobacco at the tip end giving me a mouth full of loose tobacco. Inconsistent draw from OK to too easy. Most cigars had runners / uneven burn with consistent corrections having to be made throughout the smoke.
5 out of 5
Nice smoke
Nice smoke. Had no problems with unwrapping, uneven burn, frequent extinguishing, etc. Do yourself a favor, order some, throw them in your humidor for a month, then enjoy!
1 out of 5
Worse Cigar from CI yet!
I did write a review on this already but if you want it again I'll send it. That's how dissatisfied I was with this cigar. The taste wasn't bad but the bad part was the way it burned. Completely uneven, constantly going out, difficult to keep lit. Believe me I will never buy them again!
5 out of 5
Daque
the perfect everyday smoke! great flavor, inexpensive. But why are the toros always out of stock???
3 out of 5
Sketchy at best...
Sketchy construction, quality is questionable. Taste is just ok. Price is right for what it is. Better sticks are available that won't break the bank.
3 out of 5
Better
Had to snip an inch but otherwise better than a cheapie
3 out of 5
Duque Churchill 2-fer
Not a bad everyday smoke some are a hard draw but for the price a good deal
5 out of 5
Great service - never a problem.
Very good everyday cigar.
3 out of 5
Duque Churchill
The Duque Churchill is a great everyday cigar. You can't beet the price at around a buck a stick.
3 out of 5
Duque Toro Maduro
Good everyday smoke,little pricey
5 out of 5
Duque
Great Deal
1 out of 5
Too dry, flavkie and stale.
Too dry, flavkie and stale. I will never buy again.
5 out of 5
Not bad for the price
So far so good
5 out of 5
Enjoying the cigars
Enjoying the cigars
5 out of 5
great sr
great sr
3 out of 5
. Duque's
Duque's are very satisfying. But, they seem to break apart and unwrap while smoking. I usually buy the Toro. They were back ordered so I bought the Churchill's. Not anymore. I'll stick with the Toro's.
4 out of 5
Economical
Good overall value
5 out of 5
Fine everyday smoke.
Bought the 2-fer and was happy enough with them that I ordered 2 more. Clean smooth burn. Medium strength and consistent to the end. A very good buy.
1 out of 5
Not so good
Most have poor draw, have to be opened with wire. Fall apart at lit end. Hot when near the end.
5 out of 5
Duque Toro
This is one of the worst cigars I have ever smoked. The rapper just flakes off. Won't burn even, hard to keep lit, very hot and harsh. Won't buy them again.
5 out of 5
Good all round inexpensive yet
Good all round inexpensive yet reliable smoke
2 out of 5
Duque Downer
Cigar is too loosely wound and too mushy at the end.
4 out of 5
Great everyday cigar
The quality and flavor has been great...perfect for an everyday stick.
3 out of 5
Nice yard smoke
They burn uneven and rather hot but make a nice smoke while mowing the yard of other outdoor work. Cheap enough to burn a couple.
4 out of 5
Bang for (a) your buck!
Best low priced cigar ever. I smoke these every day and am never let down.
5 out of 5
very good shipping response dependable on time.
very pleased with your large selection of affordable cigars, thank you John
5 out of 5
I use CI exclusively
I use CI exclusively
5 out of 5
the duque torpedo 2-fer
This cigar is smooth light and I love, I recommend for daily smoke.
5 out of 5
Smooth n tasty
if you're looking for a cigar with a really enjoyable taste. That doesn't leave an aftertaste or bite. This is the cigar for you try them I think you'll agree.
5 out of 5
nice smoke..
re-ordered...♡♡ impressive consistency for a "cheap" smoke
4 out of 5
Great daily Cigar...
A good smoke and an acceptable wrapper taste that won't make you drool all over yourself...long lasting....I can mow the entire 3 acres with it burning....and it never goes out. Happy, Happy.
3 out of 5
A quickie
If you're looking for a rather quick yard smoke this cigar can't be beat for the price.
Customer Testimonials
Let me start off by saying that these are not top shelf cigars, but no one is claiming that they are either. I enjoy a good expensive cigar from time to time, but I smoke too many a day to be able to do that regularly and that's where Duque comes in. At $1.10 a stick for the Torpedos, I have found my new favorite go to cigar for daily enjoyment. These are what I would consider a medium strength cigar and they burn pretty evenly with few relights. I ordered a bundle of 50 and I'm half way through the first bundle and I've been pleased thus far. In fact I'm putting in an another order as soon as I'm done here! Try 'em and if you don't like 'em send 'em my way.
I'll tell you what people. Stay away from this little gem, that way it will always be in stock for me. ...long ashes
Great cigars!
My brother turned me on to these little honeys. For the price its a good cheap smoke. I would not want to smoke these all the time. Every now and then it works for me. Give them a try they may work for you.
Little dry and wrapper on some came off. Otherwise a good cigar for the price
Excellent for the price. Fresh
Got my order today and right out of the box there pretty dang good. Smoked 2 so far and the rest are in my humi, not a bad cigar at all.
Not a bad everyday cigar! I will order more in the future. An ugly cigar, but tasty and well built!
I bought 3 boxes of cigars two weeks ago, I spent $60.00 on a box of Victor Sinclair's, $40.00 on a bundle of 20 Nicarao's, and $20.00 on a bundle of 25 Duque torpedoes. The Duque torpedoes out smoked them all. It's not the best cigar in my humidor; however, a great on the go smoke. I went out on the boat yesterday and smoked one of each of the above mentioned cigars and hands down, my fourth cigar of the day was another Duque. I was very surprised. Keep the pricing and I will pack my humidor with Duque torpedoes next month.
Already got a case of the cognac Duque's and I like them a lot, then I stumbled on an even cheaper bundle of Duque's and these are absolutely a nice, everyday cigar. Not complex by any stretch of the mind, but it does leave a nice lingering natural tobacco sweetness behind...the draw is as easy as breathing and I can usually get about an hour and a half out of them, with a moderate smoking pace. They have a nice natural moist texture that helps them stay fresh and smoke evenly, where I've had to re-light more expensive brands due to uneven burns. at $1 a throw, they're likely to be kept around in some quantity in my personal stock. If you are new to cigars and just want something mild and safe to start with, try a Duque, you won't get scared off by something intense or complex flavors/aromas.
I bought the Po Boy sampler that these came in and had let them sit in the humidor for about a month. Just tried one this afternoon and I have to say it is a decent smoke for a $1! Burned real nice, tons of smoke, good draw, very mild. I'd get these again as an everyday type smoke, great value for the money.
Bland and almost tasteless. I got these in the Po Boy II sampler awhile back and they were...way too mild for me!! The Cuban Delights were so much better and flavorful.
I wanted to like it. The construction, draw and burn are good. After smoking a lot Rocky Patel Edge Counterfits I just can't taste anything when I smoke the Duque. Good cheap cigar for someone who likes their cigars mild. I would rather pay more for Blue Label and get a lot of flavor.
I just received my order with the Po Boy Sampler II today. I was able to smoke the Duque Churchill straight out of the box. For the price you pay this is a great even burn and easy draw cigar. The cigar stayed consistent to the end. The wrapper stayed on while smoking, unlike some other cheap cigars that i have tried that fall apart while smoking. I suggest you try Duque and decide for yourself.
Tried these with a few friends - we were not impressed. About 3 puffs apiece and we had to put the Duque out to pasture!
For the very first time in my cigar-smoking career, I threw cigars away. I needed the room in the humidor, I'm never going to smoke these Duque Churchills, and I would only give them away to someone whom I would never want to talk to again. I gave these nasties a little more time in the humidor, and it didn't help. I'm not a high-end primadonna. I've enjoyed my share of cheapies--Brocatus or 1876 Reserve, to name a couple. But these Duque Churchills are worse than the dregs from the bottom of a pot of 3-day-old coffee. I bought some more Rocky Patel goodies, and the Duques were taking up room. They're outta here!
Anyone who thinks thay can make a blanket endorsement of all cigars by one maker, knows nothing about cigars. While other Duque cigars leave MUCH to be desired, the torpedo is VERY good. I won't smoke a cigar that is just SMOKE. There must be flavor and the torpedo has it. I smoked TWO last night in a five hour poker game. Perfect for the golf course (I call it "my golf course cigar") when you want a good taste that you can share freely ($1 each) and not be embarassed. This is not a "sit with a glass of port on a Saturday evening" cigar, but when you consider the cost, and thus the VALUE, it's a five star cigar.
Bleah! Nasty! Foul! Ugh, I can't believe what some people put in their mouths and call a pleasant experience. I let these Duque Churchills rest for a couple of weeks in the humidor, and they were the worst cigar-smoking experience I've ever had. These belong in the cat-box, not my humidor! Cheap? Yes! Good? NO!
I order these cigars (Duque) for "business" meetings (on the golf court) with clients looking for a cheap enough smoke to be able to hand out freely but still smokable enough for them not to think I was a cheap skate. They have a good mild flavor that doesn't over do it. They make for a long smoke that is enjoyable however I found that once you smoke them to about 2 inches or so it was hard to keep them lit. I had to keep relighting it. over all for the price they are a good smoke.
Not bad, not bad at all. Nice everyday cigar (Duque) for the price. Will purchase these again with no hesitation.
My regular brand was Roly until I recently tried a Duque. I was pleasantly surprised by the quality and taste of this cigar. It is a firm and slow burning cigar that burns evenly.I personally like to sniff my cigars sometimes without actually puffing it so as to enjoy that very nice aroma. It is the best cigar that I have found for the money!
You're underselling these. Duque No "cigar of the year" to be sure, but a dandy smoke. I smoke cigars from across a broad price range, including lots of cheap sticks - most of which taste like they should be priced cheap - including some recommended by CI. Not these. The duque torpedoes are the best under-a-buck cigar I've found. They've got a few small soft spots and I'd like more spice, but this is a great stick. It smokes in about 45 minutes, opening with a little "barnyard" flavor that smooths out and converses nicely from about an inch in down to the nub. Solidly constructed, nice burn, great draw - I think I'll go smoke one now.
A pretty decent cigar for the price.Duque Nothing spectacular, but a solid smoke. Nice tight ash that holds for about an inch and a half or so. Sometimes you'll get one that's got a bad bite to it or is tough to draw on. I usually smoke one of these while taking the dog for a walk. The torpedos last quite awhile, therefore so do the dog walks.
I just bought a bundle of your Duque cigars and boy was I surprised! I didn't expect much but from the first cigar I was hooked. I couldn't believe I got such a great cigar for such a cheap price. Boy are you guys dumb! You could easily get three times the price for these. Maybe I shouldn't have told you that. I guess I should order more before you go and raise the price.
This is my favorite "cheap" cigar (Duque)! Very well made and my wife actually LIKES the way they smell so there are no objections when I want to smoke one and unwind. I swear they taste faintly like banannas and vanilla wafers. I've even got friends who swore they would never smoke a cigar, hooked on these. The torpedo is the way to go. Thank you CI!
These (Duque) are a really good smoke. The draw is nice and its packed really well. A well rounded everyday cigar.
What a find (Duque)! This is a great smoke and surprisingly consistent. I love the look of it (I have come to love torpedos). This is my "everyday golf course smoke" and fun to share with all at a buck-a-piece.
For an everyday cigar (Duque) this is a gem. I ordered 2 bundles of the Wavell and have been very pleased with them. Occasionally there is one that is just too hard to draw on, but for less than a buck apiece whaddya want. The taste is medium and has improved with about 16 months in the humidor. The ash is tight and holds to about and inch and a half until the the first drop. These taste much better than I expected and would order these again.
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