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E.P. Carrillo Pledge

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It's good to be the king.

Anybody even remotely familiar with fine cigars knows the name E.P. Carrillo. Ernesto Perez-Carrillo is the king of cigars in Miami, and his portfolio includes knockout cigars like the 94-rated E.P. Carrillo Seleccion Oscuro (#4 Cigar of 2016) and the highly coveted, 96-rated E.P. Carrillo Encore Majestic (#1 Cigar of 2018), just to name a few. For his newest release, Ernesto started with 6 different sample blends, and thought long and hard about which was worthy enough to follow in the footsteps of his previous hits. The blend he chose is the one he knew best paid homage to cigar smokers everywhere. 

Hailing from the company’s factory in Santiago, Dominican, E.P. Carrillo Pledge is well on the path to becoming its own success story. An enticing dark Habano Connecticut wrapper encases an Ecuadorian binder and Nicaraguan long-fillers, creating a medium-to-full bodied masterpiece with notes of creamy cedar, leather, earth, bread, peanut, espresso beans and hay. The complexity teases the palate in a steady progression of strength from start to finish, and the finish reflects all the blend’s best qualities long after the nub is extinguished. The high quality, solid construction that E.P. Carrillo is known for is carried out in this line as well, giving this cigar an even burn and satisfying smoke production throughout the entire experience. Definitely not one to be missed, Pledge is sure to eventually be added to the long list of fan-favorites created by E.P. Carrillo. Don't miss out on your chance to try this hidden gem. 

Good news! E.P. Carrillo Pledge has been named the #1 Cigar of 2020 and the #11 Cigar of 2022! The award comes with an impressive 98-point rating, noting: "...E.P. Carrillo Pledge Prequel is a delicious smoke that delivers flavor in bold, zesty parcels of spicy oak, licorice, black cherry and black pepper. Baking spices sing like a holiday chorus, and when you think you’ve tasted all the cigar has to offer, a warm, familiar note of baked apple settles across the palate."

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Profile
Shape
Robusto
Wrapper
Habano Connecticut
Origin
Dominican Republic
Flavored
False
Pressed
True
Has Tip
False
Binder
Ecuador
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Prequel (Robusto) (5.0"x50)
Box of 20
In Stock
$250.00
| save $24.01 10% off
$225.99
Profile
Shape
Robusto
Wrapper
Habano Connecticut
Origin
Dominican Republic
Flavored
False
Pressed
True
Has Tip
False
Binder
Ecuador
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Robusto
Wrapper
USA
Origin
Dominican Republic
Flavored
False
Pressed
True
Has Tip
False
Binder
Ecuador
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Prequel (Robusto) (5.0"x50)
Single
Out Of Stock
$13.59
Profile
Shape
Robusto
Wrapper
USA
Origin
Dominican Republic
Flavored
False
Pressed
True
Has Tip
False
Binder
Ecuador
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Toro
Wrapper
Habano Connecticut
Origin
Dominican Republic
Flavored
False
Pressed
True
Has Tip
False
Binder
Ecuador
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Sojourn (Toro) (6.0"x52)
Box of 20
In Stock
$270.00
| save $26.01 10% off
$243.99
Profile
Shape
Toro
Wrapper
Habano Connecticut
Origin
Dominican Republic
Flavored
False
Pressed
True
Has Tip
False
Binder
Ecuador
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Toro
Wrapper
USA
Origin
Dominican Republic
Flavored
False
Pressed
True
Has Tip
False
Binder
Ecuador
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Sojourn (Toro) (6.0"x52)
Single
In Stock
$14.69
Profile
Shape
Toro
Wrapper
USA
Origin
Dominican Republic
Flavored
False
Pressed
True
Has Tip
False
Binder
Ecuador
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Gordo
Wrapper
Habano Connecticut
Origin
Dominican Republic
Flavored
False
Pressed
True
Has Tip
False
Binder
Ecuador
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Apogee (Gordo) (6.3"x58)
Box of 20
Only 2 Left
$315.00
| save $31.01 10% off
$283.99
Profile
Shape
Gordo
Wrapper
Habano Connecticut
Origin
Dominican Republic
Flavored
False
Pressed
True
Has Tip
False
Binder
Ecuador
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Gordo
Wrapper
USA
Origin
Dominican Republic
Flavored
False
Pressed
True
Has Tip
False
Binder
Ecuador
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Apogee (Gordo) (6.2"x58)
Single
In Stock
$17.19
Profile
Shape
Gordo
Wrapper
USA
Origin
Dominican Republic
Flavored
False
Pressed
True
Has Tip
False
Binder
Ecuador
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
overall rating 4.8 out of 5 True { } True { } True { } Based on 86 Ratings
Customer Reviews of "E.P. Carrillo Pledge"
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5 out of 5
Can’t ever go wrong with a E.P Carrillo! The construction is always such a staple I I look for with a EP. The smoke always packs such a smooth flavor! Another must keep in the humidor.
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4 out of 5
Great favor , It was so Dry. This is the 2nd time this has happened.
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5 out of 5
One of my favorites!
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5 out of 5
Smooth, easy draw, very pleasant bouquet. An excellent cigar in every way.
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3 out of 5
Picked up a box on the strength of reviews and recommendations alone, and again was reminded of why I shouldn't do that. Don't get me wrong, these are good, but they have a few caveats that cost them two stars, imho. They're quite light and so they burn quickly. That, coupled with the fact that they just don't feel that special. That is entirely subjective. While they smoke easy and seem to have good construction, I can't say that I'd pick up another box. For me, an alternative would be the Aging Room Quattro or one of its variants. YMMV.
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5 out of 5
Very nice burning smoke. I enjoy this one from the first puff to the last puff. This is a very well constructed cigar. I’ll definitely be adding a few more to my collection.
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4 out of 5
Just a touch too much on the full side of the spectrum for my taste
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5 out of 5
These are the absolute best smoke I have experienced in years
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5 out of 5
Very bold , great cigar
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5 out of 5
Great smoke, smell and flavor! Fast becoming one of my favorite go to cigars!
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5 out of 5
A very, very good cigar! It lives up to its rating and then some. Full flavor with subtle, dark chocolate tone. I love this cigar along with a quality sipping rum like Mount Gay Black Bottle.
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5 out of 5
Easy draw, consistent burn, stayed lit throughout. Smooth and pleasurable taste. Worth the rating. Sorry that I only purchased one to try. Will definitely be ordering more.
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5 out of 5
My new favorite cigar. Smooth, tasty and slow burn.
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5 out of 5
I tried this because of its 98 rating. It’s worth it. It’s smooth without being overpowering, and it finishes well. It costs a bit too much to be an everyday cigar, but then again, it’s a 98, so it’s really not an everyday cigar. Get a few. Put ‘em in your humidor for special occasions.
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5 out of 5
Pardons were my favorite cigar until I smoked a Pledge! It is a smooth, well constructed flavorful cigar. This is by far the best cigar I’ve had!
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5 out of 5
great flavor
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4 out of 5
Excellent cigar.
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5 out of 5
Big fan of the Pledge by E.P. Carillo Sojourn. Great smoke with excellent flavor. Pairs really well with a nice bourbon. Highly recommend.
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5 out of 5
Great robust smoke especially paired with a good whiskey
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5 out of 5
Another excellent cigar
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5 out of 5
These are really nice. A full flavor, but more complex and subtle than bold I would say. Kind of a cross between an Aging Room Nicaragua and an Oliva Melanio V
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5 out of 5
I really love this stick it has a good taste and is easy to smoke it even smells good
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5 out of 5
This is a fantastic smoke. Bold but not harsh
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4 out of 5
The draw is smooth with a spicy aftertaste. Flavors are bold. Remind me of an old world Zinfandel. Maybe a bit of lingering tobacco flavor as well. The construction seems very tightly packed as with many rectangular shaped cigars. Makes for very full smoke on each puff. I can see why it’s rated as high as it is.
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5 out of 5
My all time favorite cigar. Easy draw, great flavor, smooth. Great to see them in boxes of 20, previously I could only find boxes of 10.
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4 out of 5
Excellent after dinner cigar.
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5 out of 5
One of my all time favorites! Ranks up there with Padron 1926, which is my top choice.
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5 out of 5
This is the best EP I’ve tried so far. Overall I would give 4 1/2 stars. Plenty of flavor and strength is not over the top.
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5 out of 5
Great smoke. Wonderful construction.
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5 out of 5
Great cigar
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5 out of 5
Fantastic smoke. Great draw and burns well. Tasted great especially when paired with a good vodka or whiskey. It’s always a special time when I light one these gems up.
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5 out of 5
These are definitely my favourite cigar of all time
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5 out of 5
I think they’re a great smoky start to finish nice slow burn, and the excavation rated.
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5 out of 5
Best I've had... very clean smoke
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5 out of 5
Everything one could expect from a high quality cigar. Distinct flavor changes, perfect Ash, and smooth yet strong. Now one of my top three.
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5 out of 5
Cigars are fresh and burn well ????
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5 out of 5
Worth every penny. From start to finish. I am glad I got my hands onto this bad boy. Bought a second time to age it longer and enjoy at retirement in 10 years.
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3 out of 5
I'm only a beginner in the world of cigars, but my experience with this one wasn't very good. Nice flavor, but required frequent relights and provided a very weak draw. May be due to my lack of experience in handling cigars.
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4 out of 5
Good cigar complex flavors
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5 out of 5
outstanding, Genuinely think if I could only have one stick for the rest of my days this would be it.
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5 out of 5
Very smooth and flavorful. Hard to find but worth the effort.
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5 out of 5
It was outstanding!
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5 out of 5
Was a great cigar from start to finish. 0 complaints would buy a box but they seem to be sold out.
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5 out of 5
The worse part about this entire cigar is they only allowed me to purchase 1. I just bought a 5 pack from mike's because i absolutely had to have more!
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5 out of 5
Tried the prequel and loved it. Than I bought a box of the Sojourns. This is my new favorite. Ci and EP Carrillo, cant go wrong here. ,
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5 out of 5
Great smoke from start to finish . This should be an award winner every season. I ordered more right after I finished the first. The only disappointing part of this cigar the last pull . No matter what size I smoke it leaves me wanting more!
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5 out of 5
Love everything about it. It's actually my all time favorite cigar. Great construction, great draw, even burn. And really good flavor.
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3 out of 5
I was soooooo excited to try this cigar and took it on my Cancun vacation with a few CAO. Maybe I had a bad batch but a high 90 it wasn’t. A very fast burn and tasted like an average cigar. The burn was even and fast. Wasn’t happy with it at all ..
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5 out of 5
Great smoke and construction will reorder
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4 out of 5
Great Burn...Great Construction will smoke again
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