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CI Knock-Offs - Compare to Macanudo

Love Macanudo, but hate the price?

CI Knock-Offs are really a treat. This is an everyday, affordable way to enjoy a comparable flavor for much cheaper. Handcrafted with Connecticut shade wrappers and Dominican mixed filler leaves. If you like regular Macanudos but dislike the price, these handmade knock-off beauties are for you.

Macanudo is a registered trademark of General Cigar Corporation.

Size
Pack In Stock MSRP Price Qty Cart
Churchill (7.0"x50)
Pack of 20 In Stock $150.00
save $105.0170% off
$44.99
Corona (6.5"x42)
Pack of 20 In Stock $120.00
save $80.0167% off
$39.99
Gigante (Gordo) (6.0"x60)
Pack of 20 Backordered $165.00
save $115.0170% off
$49.99
Robusto (5.0"x50)
Pack of 20 Backordered $120.00
save $80.0167% off
$39.99
Torpedo (6.0"x52)
Pack of 20 Backordered $150.00
save $105.0170% off
$44.99
Overall Rating 4.41 out of 5 Based on 471 Ratings

Customer Reviews of “CI Knock-Offs - Compare to Macanudo”

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5 out of 5
5 Star
280
4 out of 5
4 Star
126
3 out of 5
3 Star
47
2 out of 5
2 Star
12
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5 out of 5
Great Cigar for the Price
Extremely satisfied. Bought these to hand out for birth of my son and everyone enjoyed. Will buy again for sure
4 out of 5
ok
ok
5 out of 5
Great value.
Great value.
4 out of 5
Very pleased
Good cigar for a daily smoke. Burns decent with a few touch ups.
5 out of 5
Great cigar
cant beat for the money. Good smoke anytime
4 out of 5
Good Smoke
Good draw. Mild taste. Decent cigar for price
4 out of 5
Good smoke for what it
Good smoke for what it costs. Have ordered twice.
4 out of 5
Knock-offs a winner
A smooth smoke at a reasonable price. What else could you ask for? I don't need a fancy cigar ring on my smoke. A fuller wallet is a happier outcome!
4 out of 5
macanudo knock offs.
Very pleased.Good mild flavor.
5 out of 5
macanudo knockoffs
very good /made well tastes fine
4 out of 5
Nice smoke
Would not pay the difference for the real thing.
5 out of 5
CI Knock-Offs - Compare to Macanudo Corona,
Excellent cigar and fairly priced. CI Knock-Offs - Compare to Macanudo are all I smoke.
5 out of 5
Alan
Great cigar ! Smooth and great price !
4 out of 5
My number one buy...keep them
My number one buy...keep them coming...
4 out of 5
Nice cigar
Nice cigar
4 out of 5
Great Buy
Good smoke, recommended using a punch instead of a cutter to cut down on filler falling out
5 out of 5
PFK
Great cigar for a low price.
5 out of 5
Fantastic!
Wow, what a great everyday smoke. I will buy again, you must try.
5 out of 5
Goood smoke - Great value
A really pleasant and satisfying smoke. For the price , you can't beat it.
5 out of 5
Smooth Smoke!
I’m a first time knock off buyer, but after trying this cigar, I will most definitely try more. This cigar is so smooth and tasty, I didn’t realize I smocked two.....
4 out of 5
Great cigar for the price
Great cigar for the price
5 out of 5
Great taste and flavor. Great
Great taste and flavor. Great bang for your buck
5 out of 5
C I Macanudo Knock-Offs
A fine cigar. Not sure how it really compares to the real Macanudo, but that's quite alright.....it's stands on it's own as a tasty smoke.
5 out of 5
CI Knock offs
Really Can't give you an honest evaluation since I have not smoked them yet and probably won't for another 40 days or so. I have a large humidor and presently the CI knock offs are on the bottom shelf. But, I trust that those cigars will do well? If they are good, I will order them again, and if not good, well you know!
5 out of 5
Great smoke
This mild cigar is a well constructed and great tasting smoke. For the price it’s a good cigar for the golf course or while you’re doing honey do-a. It holds a great ash and smokes down to the nub without losing it’s taste
5 out of 5
Cigars
Great cigars for the price.
5 out of 5
MJU
Church Hill Knock Offs are my go to smoke. Always a smooth, lite smoke , never disappoints. I have been getting these for years. Great product.
4 out of 5
I only bought those because you've been out of my perferred Brand
I like the C.I knock off Macanudo torpedo best. But it's been out of stock so I purchased the Churchill brand. I hope the CI knock off torpedo are back in stock soon.
5 out of 5
Macanudo knockoffs
I have been smoking these for two years now my go to cigar . Can't beat these for taste and price.
4 out of 5
CI Knock -Offs Great Price Low on boldness.
Good everyday smoke but not close to a Macanudo Corona. Burns fast and light on body depth. Great price and will buy again. Just won't share with my buds at events.
5 out of 5
Smooth
Great smoke, smooth mild draw.
4 out of 5
Macy do knockoff
Good smoke, I was hoping for a smoother finish, but a good cigar for the price
5 out of 5
Great buy
Loved them
5 out of 5
Smooth
Wonderful draw and smoke
5 out of 5
Daly smoke
I use these cigars while I am outside working in the yard they burn even and taste great.
4 out of 5
Good Buy
Good Buy
4 out of 5
Good non special occasion cigar for the price.
They arrived too wet and tasted like a wet bale of hay. But after separating the bundle and letting them dry 3 days they are OK and lost that wet barn hay taste.
5 out of 5
Good Cigar
A good, even burning cigar Very close to the real thing
4 out of 5
Good everyday smoke
Surprised how good this smoke is. I will buy more. Burns like a premium cigar and the draw is smooth. A little loose but that is to be expected for a machine rolled cigar. I'll buy more
5 out of 5
Even burn
This cigar has the most even burn rate of all the relatively inexpensive cigars I have tried.
5 out of 5
Macanudo knock-offs
Excellent cigar. Almost like the cigar it clones.
4 out of 5
Close to the real thing
The knock offs are very close to a real macsnudo at a fraction of the cost. Will buy again
5 out of 5
C I Knock-offs
Great value. Great smoke!
3 out of 5
So So Cigar
Too soft, not firmly warpped enough, burns irregularly, wants to come apart. Good mild taste.
4 out of 5
Not Bad
Fill ends up in your mouth
5 out of 5
Good Cigar
A good Smoke, I enjoyed them. A good value
5 out of 5
Grea service. I will continue
Grea service. I will continue to use Cigars International
5 out of 5
Excellent Daily Smoke
Almost as good as the real thing, but at a price I can smoke everyday.
5 out of 5
This knockoff is fantastic nice
This knockoff is fantastic nice smooth even draw
5 out of 5
Knock off
I enjoyed both sizes of the Cigars that I bought. It is a good every day Cigars for me
4 out of 5
CI Macanudo Churchill knockoffs
Can't beat them for the price!
3 out of 5
Knockoffs
Not bad, not rolled very tight and bitter by the end but a good lawn mowing cigar
4 out of 5
As advertised
Solid mild smoke at a fantastic price. No special occasion needed here.
5 out of 5
Good Smoke
I buy the CI knock offs all the time they are all great cigars!
5 out of 5
Not Offs
They may be named Knock Offs but I feel they are any thing but. A really decent smoke and taste. Well worth the money.
5 out of 5
Really Nice Smooth
Excellent price for a great cigar.
4 out of 5
Good smoke
Good smoke
5 out of 5
great cigar
great cigar good price
5 out of 5
Great taste less pricey
Good smoke. What else needs to be said?
5 out of 5
very GOOD
A really good cigar for the price!
5 out of 5
Ci knock offs
GREAT ..only issue is they are a quick smoke because they're packed loose but overall good cigar
5 out of 5
I love these cigars -
I love these cigars - especially at these price points.
5 out of 5
Gteat
A great even burning cigar
5 out of 5
Love the coffee ones.
Love the coffee ones.
4 out of 5
Good balance and value
Good balance and value
4 out of 5
Good cigar for the price
A well balanced cigar that's good to the ring and dose not boat.
3 out of 5
Ok smoke
Just okay smoke.
4 out of 5
Not bad.
Not what I expected but not bad for the money. They're supposed to be a Macanudo knockoff but don't favor them at all, as far as I'm concerned. All in all, well worth the money if you don't expect to taste the fine flavor of a Macanudo when you light up.
4 out of 5
CI Macanudo Knock-OFFS
I love these. The burn is tight and cannot afford to buy the real deal, so for the money these are great as long as the quality of the knock-offs stays the same. Smooth and great to smoke on golf course or on pool deck with a whiskey. Thank you CI !!
4 out of 5
Good
They were very good and smooth
3 out of 5
Knock offs
Good value for the price. Smooth and mild and stay lit thru 9 holes of golf. Perfect since I am not a cigar expert.
4 out of 5
Macanudo knock offs
One of the best values I’ve encountered.
4 out of 5
Good Smoke for the Money
I really enjoy these as an everyday smoke. And they are priced right! Will be ordering these with most of my reorders!
5 out of 5
Fantastic Value!
Fantastic smoke - very flavorful and great burn / draw. Highly recommend, especially at this amazing price!
4 out of 5
Very satisfied with the smoke
Very satisfied with the smoke and price
5 out of 5
Great
Great cigar...will buy more!!!
5 out of 5
smooth Deal.
Can't believe how great they are for the price.
5 out of 5
great taste, great price
buy and enjoy
4 out of 5
Daily
Good everyday smoke.
5 out of 5
Worth the Money for Rbrt
Worth the Money for Rbrt
2 out of 5
Fair price for this cigar
Fair price for this cigar
5 out of 5
all is good.
all is good.
5 out of 5
As advertised 100%
Listen these are getting a 5 Star not because they're the best cigar I've had. But because of what they are advertised, price and the quality. WELL WORTH IT. Great EVERYDAY smoke. Honestly my first was a tad loose BUT it had great draw, smoked evenly, and produced a lot of smoke. The taste was actually pretty decent! I highly recommend these for just wanting something to smoke and not dipping in your $9-$12 cigar stash. A must have if you have a decent sized humidor. I run mine at 66 degrees Fahrenheit and around 70-72% RH.....Hope this review helps.
4 out of 5
Knockoff or original deal?
Bought these for my first time for a knockoff and I was pleasantly surprised. These were rolled well, burnt evenly and the taste was smooth and close to the original. I will order these again and try other knockoffs as well
4 out of 5
Good value
Nice cigar. Shared some with some friends. They were very complementary about the smoke. I would order again.
5 out of 5
Knock offs
Great everyday cigar for the cost!
5 out of 5
Good Cigar
Burns well. Has pleasant taste leaves little aftertaste.
4 out of 5
Good everyday smoke
As advertised, a decent mild smoke value. I prefer med. to full flavored and buy these for others to enjoy. Most would agree they are close to a Mac but at a fraction of the price. No problem with sticks or hard draw, at least in the fattys.
4 out of 5
I enjoyed them
I enjoyed them
4 out of 5
Knock offs
Pretty smooth, wrapper was a little loose.
3 out of 5
Taste is nice
this cigar is a nice tasting cigar for the money the only problem I have with it is that almost everyone I've cut the top has tried to unwrap! I probaby won't order this one again - but the taste is nice! I smoking one now.
3 out of 5
Ci knockoffs
The knockoffs are good but not as good as the real thing
5 out of 5
Daily smoke at a price you will not choke
This is my yard cigar on a daily basis I save my brand name Macando For the weekends
3 out of 5
Not bad
Not bad
4 out of 5
Nice smoke decent draw.
Nice smoke decent draw.
5 out of 5
Very good cigars, smoke well
Very good cigars, smoke well ang good taste.
5 out of 5
Smooth and enjoyable
A friend gave me one a few months ago. This is my new favorite cigar. Very reasonably priced too
5 out of 5
Great smoke
I like these. They burn good. I will buy them again.
5 out of 5
Great cigar!
Great cigar!
4 out of 5
Good taste, great value
Impressed by overall quality of this cigar. Good taste, fairly even burn and great price. Only negative is occasional bits and pieces of tobacco. Would purchase again.
4 out of 5
I enjoy these for every
I enjoy these for every day Cigar
5 out of 5
You can't go wrong with these
If you enjoy a nice mild cigar then this is your best bet. Burns evenly and has a great draw. I feel you can't go wrong with these. I've been buying them for years.
4 out of 5
Not as good
This is the third order for these, first two really good, this order not as good but still smokeable. The quality is there but stronger and not as mellow as before. Still worth four stars though!
5 out of 5
Macanudo Corona Knock-offs
For the price you would have a hard time to find something better.
3 out of 5
Fair flavor, too quick a
Fair flavor, too quick a smoke. I'll stick to your coffee knockoffs
5 out of 5
CI Knockoffs
The knockoffs at equal to what they knock off and they are a lot fresher.
5 out of 5
Great Value
I swear by these Macanudo knock-offs, Great flavor and an especially nice value for the smoke. Highly recommended.
4 out of 5
Macanudo knock offs
Good smoke, easy draw, good value
4 out of 5
A fairly mild cigar. The
A fairly mild cigar. The binder needs to be a little tighter as pieces tend to break loose when you draw on the cigar.
4 out of 5
Worth every penny
Worth every penny
5 out of 5
Very good cigar for the
Very good cigar for the money. A nice filler for my humidor. A great after dinner cigar with your favorite bourbon
5 out of 5
Knock-Offs
Can’t tell the difference. Great price.
4 out of 5
CUSTOMER SERVICE AT ITS FINEST!!!!
Didn't care for these .they def don't compare to real Macs really un-smokable I couldn't even Puff whilst doing yard work maybe a bad batch don't know .The reviews are fantastic.There were only a handful that had my same experience so I think we are the exception NOT the norm The only reason these get 4 stars is because of CUSTOMER SERVICE. I filled out a review that CI sent me and noted these are a bad experience for me.Out of the blue I get a call from CI apologizing for the bad experience. They didn't refund the entire cost but they did offer me a discount on my next purchase. I must say that I am impressed with CI. Also I mentioned to the woman I spoke to that a free item was not in my last order and she stated it would be it my next order. GREAT COMPANY GREAT CUSTOMER SERVICE. This is the first bad experience with a CI purchase and they stood up and in my eyes, made good. Thanks Jessica
5 out of 5
CI Knock-Offs
An excellent cigar for the price.
5 out of 5
Nice everyday cigar 4 the $ !
Very enjoyable for the money. Nice even draw. Smooth to the end, (and I mean to the end!)
5 out of 5
Good
Outstanding. Good value.
4 out of 5
Mild, subtle complexity.
A solid mild cigar, pretty much what you'd expect in a Macanudo copy. These burn very well, put out plenty of smoke, and the complexity of the flavor is very subtle. Probably in my top two choices of CI Knock-offs when I want something mellow.
4 out of 5
Correct Erroneous Message
Made an error in previous message. Thought I had ordered a churchill but I had ordered a corona. My complaint about ring size was in error..............whip me with a fishing rod.
5 out of 5
CI Knock-Offs - Compare to Macanudo Torpedo
Great taste, nice draw, good value
5 out of 5
Fantastic
Absolutely a great cigar.
5 out of 5
Nice mild smoke
Great price, great taste, great cigar. I like these!
5 out of 5
A good choice . Very good cigars.
Still waiting for my back order. not happy. need them.
4 out of 5
Nice full flavor smooth throughout
Nice full flavor smooth throughout the smoke.
4 out of 5
Decent Substitute
Not the original but very good for the price. Easily as good as the old Cusano M1's that I used to buy until that 'gar went south ---
5 out of 5
Excellent
These cigars are extremely smooth and have become a great gift for me to give customers
4 out of 5
CI knockoffs
Good smoke much better price than Macanudo.
5 out of 5
Macanudo Churchill knockoffs
Burns well, mild taste. A good smoke.
5 out of 5
Top notch cigar for the
Top notch cigar for the price
5 out of 5
Smooth
Smooth hurry up and eat more in
5 out of 5
Knockoffs
Great cigar for lil $$$
4 out of 5
I like these smokes mellow
I like these smokes mellow burn good.
5 out of 5
Very smooth good taste and
Very smooth good taste and great price
2 out of 5
Eh
to bad, some variation, little loose. Nice for a cheap smoke but not anything special.
5 out of 5
Long wait on backorder
Had these in the past. This order is taking way to long.
3 out of 5
Poorly rolled knockoff
Roll was weak. Cigars fell apart and burned extremely fast. Tastes was not great Not a bargain smoke by any stretch.
5 out of 5
Best knockoff for the price,
Best knockoff for the price, They are always out of stock because they are that good
5 out of 5
Yes
Good smoke for the money
3 out of 5
Cigars
Ok. Nothing special
4 out of 5
Good Cigar
Good but not as good as the Romeo *julliets
4 out of 5
GREAT SMOKE!!
WE CAN ALWAYS DO BETTER!
5 out of 5
WOW!!!
Honestly a great cigar for everyday smoke... no complaints you get what you pay for. Full flavor throughout and a nice slow burn.
5 out of 5
CI Knock Offs
Very good cigar for the price. I plan to order more.
4 out of 5
Cigars were good, but the
Cigars were good, but the wrapper unravels if the cigars get a little dry.
5 out of 5
CI Knock-Off
These are a great smoke for the price. I will order these again. Good taste and smooth draw.
4 out of 5
Knock offs
Now that I liked them you don't have them in stock.
3 out of 5
Not bad for the price.
I've had about five of these so far. Easy to light, steady burn but a little harsh probably halfway through.
5 out of 5
CI Knock-Offs - Compare to Macanudo Torpedo
Very good knock-off
4 out of 5
Be patient
Like many of the bundles I receive from CI these sticks needed a little curing time. If you can wait a couple of weeks before you light up (have your purchase spend some quality time in the humidor of your choice) your palate will receive a reward worth waiting for. A nice, smooth, even smoke.
5 out of 5
CI Knock-Off Macanudo
First time I've tried the KO. Impressed. Nice staple cigar at a great price. Medium smoke and stays lite.
5 out of 5
Good stick for the price
Great daily smoke
4 out of 5
Good Cigar. Where are they?
This is a nice everyday cigar. It sure would be nice to be able to buy some again. What's up with the CI Knock-offs?
5 out of 5
Macanudo Knock-offs
The cigars came right on time. Although they are not real Macanudo they are very good and are enjoyed when smoked.
4 out of 5
Billy the kid 😂
Wow ! good for the price
4 out of 5
A very good cigar and
A very good cigar and great smoke
3 out of 5
Great value
Flavor is great, price is great. Construction is a little lacking. I find the ones I got, hard to draw...... Otherwise a great smoke.
5 out of 5
Great deal
A perfectly cigar for we daily cigar smokers. Sure is an economical way to enjoy a Mac at a price that is hard to beat.
5 out of 5
These never disappoint
The CI Knock-Offs never disappoint. Great cigar for your Saturday morning round of golf! Definitely buying these babies again.
2 out of 5
Not as good as they used to be. No Flavor!
Not as good as they used to be. I would buy the Puros Indios Churchill. The Puros Indios is a much better cigar and lot's of flavor!
5 out of 5
Best cigar under 8 bucks.
Mild, flavorful, well constructed. A great daily smoke for golf and whenever.
4 out of 5
Exceptional value!
Will definitely pick these up again. A smooth silky flavor with an easy draw. Great for 18 holes.
5 out of 5
Smooth taste excellent draw great
Smooth taste excellent draw great cigar for the money
5 out of 5
Great Bargain.
Very close to Macanudo Cafe
5 out of 5
Great Smoke
These cigars are a smooth easy draw masterpiece.
4 out of 5
Knock offs
Decent smoke. Quality of roll not at macanudo standards but u get what I pay for. Irregular burn and hard draw on about 10%.
5 out of 5
CI Knock-Offs, Connecticut Connection!
Ultra-Mild, smooth enjoyment with every draw! I call these my "poker buddy" cigars! Sticks that you and your friends can light up in the garage while sitting at the poker table, and it won't get you chased outside! These also remind me of the Cusano M1 connecticuts, mild aroma, smooth amd tasty draws!
5 out of 5
Great Smoke
These cigars are really a great smoke and are mild with a good draw.
5 out of 5
Great tasting cigars, good price as well.
Great tasting cigars, good price as well.
4 out of 5
Always a good buy for me.......
I like em. Easy burn, good draw, and a mild taste.
5 out of 5
Good cigar for price. Please
Good cigar for price. Please keep in stock
4 out of 5
Excellent value
Good draw, nice even burn, and a halfway decent flavor, but it's not a Macanudo. I plan to get a five pack of Macanudo Corona to 'supplement' these. Certainly a nice cigar for the price.
5 out of 5
Good smoke
Good smoke
5 out of 5
great cigar
i would buy more if they were in stock
3 out of 5
CI knockoffs
Could stand to be rolled a little tighter.
5 out of 5
real good cigar n
real good cigar n
5 out of 5
Charles Jenkins
The Rocky Patel Knock-off burned rather unevenly with a strong draw. It had a very mild taste and fairly fast burn! Overall, I would not pay much over a buck for this smoke!
3 out of 5
There ok
There ok
5 out of 5
CI Knock offs - compare to Macanudo Robiusto
Mild - good taste - easy draw - eceptional value
4 out of 5
Hard to beat at this price
I usually like a little bolder stick, but this one is pretty good. About 20% of them have some uneven burn, but it is not a deal breaker. Give em a try
5 out of 5
Great product for price
Great product for price
5 out of 5
Loved em’
Loved em’
3 out of 5
Good Smoke
Quailty of the smoke was very good. The wrapper did not stay rapped though
5 out of 5
Not bad
Cheap alternative with a good price
5 out of 5
Very good, taste and smoke
Very good, taste and smoke the same from start to finish
4 out of 5
They are good, but not
They are good, but not as good as the CI knockoff Monticristos.
5 out of 5
Knock offs on Macanudo
They are very mild with no after taste. I'm enjoying them.
5 out of 5
Great cigar for the price.
Great cigar for the price.
5 out of 5
Ci Macanudo knock-offs
Send me more!!!
5 out of 5
Value
Great cigar for the price, I smoke on average 3 cigars per day.
5 out of 5
Macanudo without the expensive label.
I buy these as my everyday kicking around smoke. They go great sitting in the garage in front of the wood stove with a book.
5 out of 5
Very good deal
I want a decent everyday smoke for the end of the workday. This is it. Nothing fancy, but a good smoke and well made.
5 out of 5
Great value
Great smoke for the price!!
5 out of 5
For the price, I feel
For the price, I feel they are as good or better than the knockoffs. I have always felt Macanudo's and the like were not worth the price nor the hype.
5 out of 5
Tasty knockoffs
I really like CI's knockoffs, and these Macanudo taste ali he's were pretty good.. THey were a bit softer than the real thing- definitely not as well constructed-but I'd buy them again.
5 out of 5
CI Knockoff
Long lasting
1 out of 5
Review
I went for sale price and bought bundle of 20, tried the 1st one and threw the other 19 in garbage, they were terrible
5 out of 5
Great
Very surprised about how much I like these cigars. Nice everyday smoke. Burns pretty evenly, nice flavor, and pretty consistent flavor to almost the end. Def would buy again.
4 out of 5
Pretty good for the price.
Will probably purchase again.
5 out of 5
Daily Delight
Decent smoke for the money.
5 out of 5
excellent product
i was very satisfied with my purchase.
5 out of 5
Very Mild Cigar
Good feel in the hand, good feel in the month, good taste, smooth burning. Well worth the price.
4 out of 5
CI KNOCK-OFFS
Taste not too bad
5 out of 5
Great every day smoke.
I was a HUGE fan of the Casa De Garcia sticks. They were my foto everyday smoke. The last two batches were awful. This is my first bundle of these and they have a great flavor, mild through the entire stick. Wrapper stays together well, the cigar stays lit well, has a nice easy draw. A Macanudo it is not, but it is a really good cigar. If you take the price into account, it is an excellent cigar. Well done.
4 out of 5
Good deal
I really enjoy the knock off prices
4 out of 5
Good Deal and decent flavor
You know the price is good, the flavor is fine, if you smoke these and then maybe smoke a nicer name brand you can tell the difference for sure because of the flavor. That said, for the deal these aren't bad.
3 out of 5
C I MACANUDO KNOCK OFFS
NICE ,MELLOW CIGAR,SOME BURNT UNEVENLY,SOME UNRAVELED WHILE SMOKING...
5 out of 5
Good cigar for the price
Good cigar for the price
4 out of 5
2 for 18 holes
Nice smoke; even draw! Great for a round of golf!!Nice smoke; even draw! Great for a round of golf!!
5 out of 5
Nice cigar!
Really good smoke, start to finish. Great golf course cigar.
3 out of 5
Not much flavor
Not as much flavor as your Montechristo knockoffs.
3 out of 5
Needs more flavor
Needs more flavor
5 out of 5
Ci Knockofs
A really good cigar. mild and smooth
5 out of 5
smoke
great price
5 out of 5
Very good for the price
These are now my go to cigars. I am retired and on a fixed income so these are now my favorite cigars for the price.
5 out of 5
Great cigars for the price.
Great cigars for the price. You can’t go wrong with this purchase.
5 out of 5
Ci Knock Offs, Macanudo Robusto
Tasty and Smooth. Love this cigar, burns well to the end.
4 out of 5
My favorite every day cigar
My favorite every day cigar
5 out of 5
ci knocks-offs
These are a great cigar, good even burn, I recommend you try them!
5 out of 5
Try these. Trust me, it will not be a waste of time or money!
I don't know if CI reads these, but I really hope they do. I am a musician and have played guitar for many years. I own two very expensive Martin Guitars. Oh I didn't pay what the folks who I play with did, You see, I travel a lot and visit many pawn shops. The people who i play with have admired my guitars as well as those who i play for. My Martins cost me a small fraction of what the folks who I play with, payed for their guitars because I bought them in pawn shops. The folks at CI worked very hard to make a cigar taste like much more expensive cigars , such as this Macanudo knockoff and they got it right. I have smoked many cigars in my time including the Macanudo and I can tell you that this is a fine cigar and taste almost exactly like the Macanodu. If pride has prevented you from trying this fine stick, swallow it. You will be quite surprised.
5 out of 5
Great everyday cigar
Great everyday cigar
4 out of 5
as good as some other name brands.....
If not better. Well constructed, smooth draw and decent flavor. I thought I would give these a try since I have already tried the Montecristo knock offs and really enjoyed them. Glad to see a consistency with these so far.
5 out of 5
Macanudo knock offs
For the price a great smoke.
5 out of 5
Great mild cigars ! I
Great mild cigars ! I really enjoy them
5 out of 5
My favorite stick
My new every day smoke
5 out of 5
Good Smoke
One of the best smokes for the price
5 out of 5
Very good
Very good cigar
5 out of 5
The best!!
Great service and cigars
5 out of 5
Great smoke
Smooth and tasty it feels like a Macanudo. I recommend it.
5 out of 5
CI Macanudo Knock-off Review
A flavorful, well constructed cigar....great value!
5 out of 5
Saturday (or any day) smokes
An ever present pleasurable smoke that is smooth and affordable to enjoy as I conquer that ever present list of weekend projects
5 out of 5
Great cigars
Great cigars
5 out of 5
Very good for the price.
Very good for the price.
3 out of 5
W
Not bad
5 out of 5
Very relaxing
Now if you could just make a Don Rafael gold knock off would be in heaven
4 out of 5
CI KNOCKOFFS
Great cigar for the $$$. Good for working on outdoor projects, mowing lawn, etc.
5 out of 5
Well Worth It
I bought these to try out. I had constantly been looking for a cigar that was inexpensive and on the mild side and a fairly quick smoke. These will do it. Thanks CI!
5 out of 5
Simply a nice catch !!!!
Smooth and nice flavor! Excellent choice for the price ….. recommended !!!
5 out of 5
great smoke for everyday
ci knock offs never let you down, great price, great taste.
3 out of 5
OK, not great
These were not great, but they were OK, especially for the price. They were consistently rolled and had a reasonable draw. None were unsmokeable. Will order them again.
5 out of 5
Macanudo knockoffs
These cigars are smooth smoking and great tasting - better than most namebrand cigars that are 5 times the cost!
5 out of 5
not bad
hey, i smoke cigars on a regular basis, and these knock-offs are as good as any.
5 out of 5
Excellent!
I bought these cigars specifically to test the quality and "smokability" of the CI Knock Offs. I certainly was not disappointed as they are much better than I ever would have anticipated. They are now one of my favorite cigars!
3 out of 5
CI macanudo knock off
They are ok. Nothing special. Just something different.
5 out of 5
They're very good. Love the
They're very good. Love the taste and really enjoy the price!!
5 out of 5
HANK
good smoke,will buy them again over macanudo
5 out of 5
Perfect for infusing with Auchentoshan single malt whisky
Bought these to try specifically since they are more mild and, of course, incredibly inexpensive. Tried one upon receipt and it was good. For the past 2 weeks I've had them sitting in a cedar lined cigar box with a dram of Auchentoshan Triple Wood and a hygrometer/thermometer... 71F & 75% humidity (hard to adjust down w/ the open dram of scotch) and they look, feel and smell incredible. Waiting for a guy's night out next week to smoke but from other people who have tried these knock offs, they're the perfect ones for a project like this.
5 out of 5
CI knock offs
Awesome cigar
4 out of 5
Knock offs
They burn a little faster than the regular ones
5 out of 5
Great Smoke
These are a Great Smoke at price no drop off from the real ones !!!
5 out of 5
ALL RIGHT
GOOD CIGAR WISH I HAD MORE
5 out of 5
Good as the best
On price vs quality they are simply the best I've found. Mild, always a good draw, never a bad cigar in a bunch, ever.
5 out of 5
Smooth smokes
The CIs exceeded my expectations they are a smooth smoke with very little aftertaste. Great Cigar for the price.
5 out of 5
Wonderful
This cigar couldn't be better. Great taste yet mild. You can't go wrong with this one. Burns evenly and stays lit. Your friends will truly enjoy it.
5 out of 5
Knock off
Good deal
5 out of 5
very good
very good
4 out of 5
Nice for the right price
Some of the cigars were amazing but some or blah but for the price I can't complain to much and that being said if you just looking for an everyday smoke here you go
5 out of 5
Knockoff comment
Good! Thanks
4 out of 5
Pretty good, pretty close to
Pretty good, pretty close to the real thing
3 out of 5
Macanudo knock off
The cigars were ok, but not at all like Macanudo cigars
5 out of 5
Service and Quality
Love this place. thank you!
5 out of 5
Very good
Very good
5 out of 5
Macanudo knockoffs
great mild smokes at a reasonable price
5 out of 5
My opinion buy more than one lot
I found these cigars to be very pleasing. They burn well have great taste and I thoroughly enjoyed them
3 out of 5
Good smoke
you can`t go wrong with this price.
5 out of 5
excellent smoke
Smooth and tasty. Great with coffee in the morning, burbon in the evening.
5 out of 5
Macanudo knock offs
Awesome!
4 out of 5
Great Value
I consider this smoke to be a 4 star value, primarily based on the price. Medium flavor and burns very well on the golf course. There is minor concern about the wrapper coming loose in the wind, but at this price, repurchase is assured.
5 out of 5
Knock-Offs worth a try
Very pleased with the CI knock-offs. Unlike many knock-offs the wrapper stays strong. Be careful on wider rimmed knock-offs. Cannot beat the value versus Macanudo.
5 out of 5
Great!!
Love it! Not bad at all! wish it could last longer!
5 out of 5
Great wanted to order more
Great wanted to order more but forgot which ones I ordered. Age setting in.lol
5 out of 5
good smoke
a nice smooth cigar with a good price.
5 out of 5
Macanudo knock offs
I have tried several knock offs,for the price you can't beat them always pleased with the Macanudo knock offs.
5 out of 5
Great knock-offs
Will continue to buy these, recommended them to another guy yesterday. Very good value, my favorite lawn mowing cigar
4 out of 5
Not bad at all, really good for the price
Smooth consistent draw, good flavor.
5 out of 5
Nice!
Nice!
5 out of 5
I was happy with product
I was happy with product
4 out of 5
Knock off
Very good for the price will buy again
4 out of 5
As good as it gets
As good as it gets for a knockoff
5 out of 5
Great everyday cigar
I've tried CI's macanudo knockoffs and monte Cristo knockoffs, and love them both. These are a favorite among the guys at work, too. Every once in a while you might have to re-stick the wrapper a little after you cut it, or once in a blue moon you might get one with a tough draw. But overall these macanudo knockoffs smoke very well and have a great, mild flavor far beyond their humble price. (My co-workers and I prefer keeping them a little "soft" in the humidor.)
5 out of 5
Good smoke
Very good smoke for a good price
4 out of 5
no expert,but
i am no expert ,but these are really good cigars and at a good price.
4 out of 5
Ok
Ok
5 out of 5
Great taste and value!!
Great taste and value!!
5 out of 5
Surprisingly good
I have bought knock-offs before and have only been mildly satisfied. These CI knock-offs have all been a smooth even smoke right to the nub. I would buy these again!
5 out of 5
lip smacking
These are indeed my favorites along with the Fresh Rolled Rosado Cuban Wheels. I built my own humidor and developed a very stable humidification "system". After a year in the box, these cigars are just terrific. Wait for a sale on them.
5 out of 5
Very comparable. A great value
Very comparable. A great value smoke
3 out of 5
good smoke but doesn't burn evenly after 1/2 way point
good smoke but doesn't burn evenly after 1/2 way point
5 out of 5
Very good. To me they
Very good. To me they taste the same.
5 out of 5
CI Knock-Offs
I enjoyed the cigars and found them very satisfying.
5 out of 5
Just short of the real thing.
The taste is just short of the real thing, couldn't be happier with these knockoffs.
5 out of 5
They're as good as real
They're as good as real macanudos for much less
5 out of 5
Very Good
Recently tried them for the first time. Very smooth mild to medium cigar at a great price.Good everyday cigar
5 out of 5
My favorite
very mild
4 out of 5
Good cigar for the price!
Mild and flavorful cigar. It burns evenly and holds a decent ash. Can't beat them for the price!
3 out of 5
Finally you are shipping the correct cigars, the Macanudo Knock Offs, length 7.0, ring size 50.
My last 2 orders were the Macanudo KO's with the proper length 7.0. They draw perfectly. The previous 5 orders were the supposedly the same but the length was 7.5. To make these draw properly you had to stick an ice pick down the middle!
2 out of 5
Not near the real deal
Loosely packed cigar. Needs way more filler. You can squish it with your index finger and thumb down to 3/8 inch as you are smoking it. Nothing like a Macanudo.
5 out of 5
Recommend to mild cigar smokers.
I am a beginner and I smoke a cigar a week. This is my favorite stick I have bought. My friends loved it and I did too. Would definitely buy again and would recommend to mild cigar smokers. Nice smooth flavor.
4 out of 5
Gordo Goodies
Not the best I've ever had. However, it's a great value for everyday smoke. I will buy again.
1 out of 5
Doesn't compare
Doesn't compare to Macanudo at all. The first five out of the twenty were not good. I would feel bad giving these away. Maybe a little aging in the humidor might help the remaining 15. Save your money.
5 out of 5
Doesn't seem like a knock-off
Mild, smooth burning with great aroma and taste. Knock-off but I cannot tell the difference. Just like a Macanudo without premium prices. It is my daily cigar and enjoy them very much.
5 out of 5
Excellent Value, great smoke!
Very glad I bought these cigars! Excellent value, great smoke!
3 out of 5
They are okay
Okay everyday smoke. I don't care for the start of the cigar, but the last half is good. Easy draw, stays lite most of the time and good smoke clouds
4 out of 5
Knock-off
Pretty good for the price! Nothing close to the real thing!
4 out of 5
Save Some Money if you Smoke Daily
Excellent comparison but not as tightly rolled or some loose binders give poor draw and too much heat; otherwise, worth the savings.
4 out of 5
Very good smoke for the
Very good smoke for the price. The only reason I didn't give them a five star rating is due to a slight inconsistency in draw. Even with this small flaw I have reordered these cigars several times. They are a great everyday smoke!
3 out of 5
Bought two knockoffs. Weren't labeled so couldn't determine which was which.
One knockoff was good 4 stars. Other was a little harsh.
4 out of 5
Knock off
They were good
3 out of 5
Knock-off Macanudo prince Philip
Good value. , flavor is a little too mild
3 out of 5
Not bad or sad
Light and tasty ,wrap unravels a little, but Bryan's that not a bad smoke.
5 out of 5
Torpedo Mistakes
These are smoking evenly with a smooth draw and pleasant taste
4 out of 5
CI Knock Offs
Pretty smooth, but burn a bit fast. Would definitely buy again as they are pretty good for the price.
4 out of 5
Very good cigar. Smoked great!
Very good cigar. Smoked great! Mild and flavorful. They are well made and smoke evenly. Great value.
4 out of 5
Not a bad smoke
Great value. Well wrapped but a little mild for my tastes.
4 out of 5
Not Too Bad
I enjoy the taste. They are smooth
4 out of 5
I liked them!
I seldom / never spend more than $2 on a cigar so I am always looking for a decent cigar at a moderate / cheap .price . These knock offs fulfil both criteria. There as good as any $5 cigar that I've ever smoked . I buy cigars for my enjoyment and not to impress others.
3 out of 5
Brian M
Not bad tasting but burn is very uneven.
5 out of 5
Knock-Offs
Not exactly the quality of real Macanudos but for the price they are great. A special occasion smoke at an everyday smoke price.
4 out of 5
Not bad
Not a bad smoke for the price. A few were a little harsh with a rough draw but all in all will order again for the price and value.
5 out of 5
fit the bill
I have tried the other CI knockoffs, but found them mostly harsh. These are generally mild but with plenty of flavor. One of my favorites.
5 out of 5
CI Knock offs are not off!!
They are quality smokes not to be compared directly to Macanudo but generally, mild, flavorful, well constructed and a price bargain. They are fresh and worthy of sharing with your buddies and associates.
1 out of 5
Not worth the money
Worst quality cigar I ever bought from CI. Cigars are unraveling and some seem old. Save you money and pick something else.
5 out of 5
smart shopper
Good smoke, they burn even and have a good flavor. They burn a bit quicker but for the price you can't go wrong.
5 out of 5
CI Macanudo Knock-Off
Great smoke!
5 out of 5
Nice
Nice even burn and easy draw, consistently good cigars
2 out of 5
Not what I was hoping for
Let me be clear - I very seldom get a chance to actually smoke a cigar. But I do spend a lot of time chewing on them. I love the taste of Connecticut wrappers and I thought that these might be a cheap way for me to indulge my habit. The problem with these is that the filler leaf used is very short and choppy. I spend all afternoon spitting out pieces of the filler. I am 100% sure that these sticks would be just fine if I were a normal person and just smoked the damn things, but that's not what I bought these for.
5 out of 5
CI Knock offs are a great smoke
For a budget cigar and a nice smoke with friends, you can't beat these cigars for price and a quality smoke.
5 out of 5
Also great
These cigars smoke great, very much like the KO -- compare Monte cigars.
5 out of 5
Excellent value and great taste
Excellent value and great taste
4 out of 5
ci knock offs
excellent cigars for the money. they are a constant order for me
5 out of 5
You Gotta Love Those CI Knock-Offs
I've been smoking the Monte Cristo knock-offs on a regular basis. Recently I ordered the Macanudo Torpedo knock-offs. These are great smokes for the price. After a few weeks in the humi, they taste great, have an even burn, and he'll I go for them quite often. Too bad for the name brands, just keep supplying me with those generics!
4 out of 5
Good smoke
Smoked my first one today and thoroughly enjoyed it.
5 out of 5
Very good!
Very good!
4 out of 5
Very smooth and flavorful
Very smooth and flavorful
2 out of 5
Honestly, the knock off Macs
Honestly, the knock off Macs start out well then come apart like chocolate in the sun.
3 out of 5
Just OK
Not as good as the original.
5 out of 5
CI Knock-Offs are GREAT
I have smoked many of the CI Knock-Offs. Everyone of them was great all the way down to the snub. I recommend these cigars to everyone I talk to. For the price they can't be beat.
5 out of 5
great value!
great value!
5 out of 5
I'm impressed
These are really good, and it does have a Macanudo-ish taste to it. Not bad at all.
5 out of 5
Great Mild Smoke
Nice and smooth, slow and even smoke!
5 out of 5
Best value, so far.
I have found both the Churchill and Torpedo sizes to be well constructed with a medium strength, good smoke and flavor. It has been rare toget one too tightly rolled to smoke . I prefer the Connecticut wrappers.
5 out of 5
OUTstanding
The CI Knock-Offs are outstanding...give them a shot and you will be surprised!
5 out of 5
Great cigar
Very pleased with th draw and mild taste of the Macanudo knockoffs Thanks.
3 out of 5
A Yard Gar
OK for the price but nothing to write home about
2 out of 5
I'd pick something else
Everyone has there own taste so I won't say there bad but ill leave it at....not for me!
5 out of 5
Macanuto Knockoffs
Great cigar for a good price. Smooth smoaking start to finish.
4 out of 5
Good but like a little
Good but like a little fatter round. My fault
5 out of 5
Great value
Great value
5 out of 5
Everyday cigar
These are a great cigar, for the price I don't feel guilty having one everyday.
3 out of 5
Macanudo
Not bad for the price
5 out of 5
Can't beat the price, and can't tell the difference.
I order my cigars the first week of every month. From now on I will be ordering a bundle of the CI Knock-Offs every time I order. I have tried the Macanudo P. Philip and the Montecristo. I loved both of them. I highly recommend these for an everyday cigar.
5 out of 5
Worth the Money!
I buy these to hand out to my buddies on the weekend golf trips. These are nice sticks which have a great taste and a even draw. You wont be disappointed!
4 out of 5
Good value
Almost as good as original. For the occasional cigar smoker great choice.
2 out of 5
Nothing like a macanudo cafe.
I expected something like a cafe. It was too strong.
5 out of 5
Great Cigars
Great Cigars
5 out of 5
great everyday choice
smooth smoke for a great price.
4 out of 5
Elmo
They are pretty good. The only thing is, sometimes I "chew" on them for a few moments while working around the place, and if I cut too much of the tip off after that, the tobacco tends to leak out. Just a personal habit but other than that, ok by me.
3 out of 5
Adequate cigars
Bought these only because Mistakes coronal are out of stock
5 out of 5
CI knockoffs
No brainer well built cigar from start to finish
5 out of 5
Great smokes
Good taste, draw and burn
4 out of 5
Macanudo knock offs
As close as you can get without spending $$$.
5 out of 5
Was very surprised with the
Was very surprised with the similarity of the 2. Will definitely order again
5 out of 5
I like them.
I like them.
5 out of 5
A great anytime smoke
Every single one is well constructed, draws well, and tastes great. Definitely recommended. I am buying more.
4 out of 5
CI Macanudo Knock offs
I tried the CI Macanudo Knock offs and thought they were great for the price.
4 out of 5
Good value
Regardless of size, I rarely get a poorly constructed cigar. I favor Torpedo and Churchill sizes.
5 out of 5
Excellent!
I am a repeat customer for the Macanudos Knock-Offs. There is no better cigar for the price.
5 out of 5
Inconsistent burn
Inconsistent burn
5 out of 5
Excellent Cigar for the price!!!!!
Try these CI Knock Offs and share them with your golf buddy's.
4 out of 5
Great Value
I have been buying these for some time now. I feel they are a great value. My only negatives are the draw can be it tough at time and requires the use of a draw poker and the wrapper is inconsistent. Overall good enough to continue to purchase.
5 out of 5
CI Macanudo knockoffs - Aces!
Your Macanudo knockoffs are excellent - smooth, flavorful and the price is right!
4 out of 5
As close as you can get.
These knock offs are as close as you can get without buying the real thing.
5 out of 5
Macanudo knock offs
Very good cigar for the money!
5 out of 5
It's a great read a
It's a great read a smoke
5 out of 5
Good
Tasteful but loosely packed. After clipping end off a lot of tobacco spills out when taking a drag.
5 out of 5
CI Macanudo Knock Offs
Excellent cigars for the price. The Macanudo is very mild, good wrap and burns evenly.
5 out of 5
Good value.
Smooth and light flavor at a budget price. A long time daily Smoke.
5 out of 5
CI Knock-Offs
The knockout were awful take them off the market
5 out of 5
Knock-Offs Review
5 Star, they were very good!!
5 out of 5
Great smokes.
Great smokes.
4 out of 5
Good cigar for the money.
Burns great. Good draw. Def. not a Macanudo . For the price it's a good cigar. I would definitely buy again.
5 out of 5
Prices
Great prices
5 out of 5
Only smoked 2 so far
Only smoked 2 so far & were great. Hope rest are the same
5 out of 5
Great inexpensive stick
This stick burns even and is a very good everyday smoke. Would recommend and by again.
2 out of 5
Macanudo Knockoffs
They weren't bad but a bit dry.
5 out of 5
great value
very nice mild smoke, so far every cigar has burned perfect
5 out of 5
Great value
Good smokes, taste spot on and for the money ya can't beat them.
5 out of 5
Excellent!..:
Great smoke for the money...excellent burn
4 out of 5
V A L U E
Best smoke dollar for dollar. I enjoy the big brands to but for an awesome every day evening smoke you can't beat the CI Macanudo knock offs
5 out of 5
macanudo knock-off
very good value