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Pioneer Valley Connecticut

A true beaut!

In most cigar quarters, the reasonably-priced quality handmade may have gone the way of the dodo bird and beehive hairdo. But at Camp CI, a different story is unfolding. Exhibit #14,843: Pioneer Valley - a handmade beaut hailing from one of Nicaragua's premier cigar factories. Quality materials, expert craftsmanship, and enjoyable flavors....all for $1.50 apiece. That's the CI Way, son!

Pioneer Valley is an attractive handmade cigar hugged by a silky Connecticut wrapper. Beneath this gorgeous natural leaf a well-aged combination of mellow Cuban-seed long-fillers from Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic resides. The cigar is smooth, offering a creamy core of toast and cedar, complemented by crisp tobacco notes. Mellow, tasty, and well-made....all for an absurdly great price. Dig in.

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Churchill (7.0"x50)
Box of 20 Out Of Stock $120.00
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Robusto (5.0"x50)
Box of 20 In Stock $100.00
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Toro (6.0"x50)
Box of 20 Out Of Stock $110.00
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Torpedo (6.2"x52)
Box of 20 In Stock $120.00
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Overall Rating 4.05 out of 5 Based on 40 Ratings

Customer Reviews of “Pioneer Valley Connecticut”

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3 out of 5
Joe from Austin
Excellent taste and aroma.Nice and mild.Very inconsistent burn, even within a box. Good for the price.
5 out of 5
Pioneer Valley
Good everyday smoke...always good construction and taste.
3 out of 5
good value
good for the price but there's better
4 out of 5
Do YOU know the Pioneer Valley?
Have to say these stogies are a very good buy. Taste is mild, burn is good (tho not perfect), and the price is mighty fine. These are probably my second favorite value stick, and I would take them most any day of the week.
4 out of 5
Good value great taste
I shared these with one of my cigar buddies and we were pleasantly surprised by the burn and flavor of these modestly priced cigars. I like Connecticut shade wrapped cigars and these Pioneer Valley Robustos did not disappoint.
5 out of 5
Great smoke, low price.
These things are always a nice surprise. Every time I order them, I'm thinking "Eh, these will be good to pass out". And then I smoke one, and I'm thinking "These are mine all mine!" Great smoke, good body, mild strength, low price. It's a winner.
4 out of 5
Smooth, good flavor.
Let these bad boys sit in the humidor for a month or so once you get them. I've had one or two that had a hard draw, but other than that these sticks have been tasty and smooth.
5 out of 5
Very good everyday cigar
Very good everyday cigar
4 out of 5
Good cigar
Usually a good draw. Burns well. Wrap is good. Very good cigar for the price. Very good as an everyday cigar.
2 out of 5
Ok for the price
Some were hard to keep lit and some didn't draw well.Robusto's preformed better.
4 out of 5
Good bang fo da buck
Will buy more. Not a bad one yet
4 out of 5
Very good cigar for the price will buy again
1 out of 5
The cigars tunnel a short
The cigars tunnel a short while after I light them. I've ordered them before and had a similar problem but they were a different type but same brand.
4 out of 5
Great everyday smoke!
Burns cool and even. Just the right size. I will buy again.
3 out of 5
This is a excellent smoke, with a nice flavor and an even burn.
No its not a Cohiba, but an very good medium body cigar, at a great price. Nicely rolled and firm, it burns slow and even, right down to the fingers.
5 out of 5
For the price, I'm very satisfied.
5 out of 5
Well worth the money
Mild with character, great burn, nice taste very good everyday cigar
5 out of 5
Excellent smoke!
Great flavor! One of the best boxes of cigars I've bought in a long time!
2 out of 5
ok cigar
good taste but poorly assembled
5 out of 5
Beyond well worth it!!!
Tried this cigar because of the description and price. Excellent wrap, nice smooth taste. Excellent value/price. Will definitely purchase again
5 out of 5
Good well onstructed cigar
Good well onstructed cigar
5 out of 5
Good cigar, especially in the mourning with a cigar.
4 out of 5
One of my top picks for the price
This cigar is one of my top picks for the price. Are they perfect? No; some are a little better than others; but in this price range they are pretty good! I keep About 40 conneticuts and 40 Maduros in my humidor for everyday smokes.
3 out of 5
Pioneer Valley Connecticut robusto
very nice cigar for the money. Good construction and burn.
5 out of 5
Fair Cigar
It's fair. Burns OK though you generally have to relight it a few times. Some were rolled too tight and did not draw. Others burned hot near the end. Not sure if I'll buy again.
5 out of 5
Nice cigars, especially in the mourning with a cup of coffee.
3 out of 5
Overall, a good value
Pioneer Valley Connecticut are overall nice smokes. Good flavor at the start, certainly, and usually an even burn. Sometimes, the ending is a little bitter, but nothing that would dissuade me from keeping them on my list.
5 out of 5
chris hunger
love your product and price
4 out of 5
Good Golf Smoke
Great price point for a cigar to smoke on the golf course. No need to sacrifice flavor. My friends frequently comment positively on the aroma.
3 out of 5
cheap enuf 4 me
Good bargain
5 out of 5
Love it. Got more?
4 out of 5
Good value
Great taste for the money,burns well!
4 out of 5
Decent Smoke!
Definitely a milder smoke for the price - have had the Robusto and Churchill and prefer the longer burn.
5 out of 5
Great smoke !
I have bought these in the past and continue to buy them and can say that this is an everyday smoke priced cigar that is premium in taste. Every one I've smoked has burned evenly and has delivered a nice ash. If your on the fence about this please try them at least once . I think you'll be pleasantly surprised
5 out of 5
pioneer valley conn. robusto
Good cigar will be buying more to age
5 out of 5
thank you ci
Very good for the price will buy more for a little aging
5 out of 5
thankx ci
Very good cigar for the price will buy again
3 out of 5
OK smoke
Got a bit more bitter during the mid to latter portion of the cigar
5 out of 5
Pioneer Valley
Distributed these at my son's Bachelor party, they were such a hit with cigar smokers and newbys alike that I gave them out at the wedding too. Everyone who smoked one of these commented on how nice the flavor and draw was. I will purchase these again! Jim
2 out of 5
Decent everyday cigar
Good for mowing the lawn or golfing but not a premium cigar. There are better buys
Customer Testimonials
Great everyday smoke.
I usually order the torpedo type with this brand and I won't order robusto again as less than 50% of this box had bad construction. Stick to the torpedoes.
Although it drew hard during the 1st half, the burn was razor sharp and the flavor was mild at first, the 2nd half, it drew nicely, the flavor went more to medium and the burn continued to be great and enjoyed the rest of this cigar. I think I will let them age a little longer to see if the burn improves, but overall, I think this is a good cigar for the price and if the burn improves after aging a little longer, I would have no problem buying them again as the price is definitely right.
Had these as part of a sampler pack. Not bad. Some after taste but for the price, not bad.
Very good cigar for the money. Burns even, smoke is mild to medium. Taste spicey to nutty and then cream. Panic! I'm running low, re-ordered these in maduro a few days ago to see how they compare, but will place an order for these today.
Very mild, consistent flavor and aroma right down to the nub. This churchill stick will take you at least 3 hours and you'll enjoy every minute. Just take your time. That's what cigars are made for...relaxing. I never heard of Pioneer Valley before, but it is now on my "buy" list and I'm encouraging you to try it. It is definitely under-priced. This compares very nicely to a Rocky Patel Connecticut.
To CC of LAMARQUE, TX; if the taste gets harsh towards the nub, try blowing outward for a few seconds. Someone told me that this takes whatever tar has accumulated and pushes it forward and disperses it. I don't know if that's true, but for me, it takes care of the harshness.
Got some of these and let them set in my humi about two months. Man what a difference! reminded me a bit, I repeat a BIT, of Monte white. Great morning stick on a tight budget
One of the best bang for your buck I have ever had the pleasure of smoking.
when i received Pioneer Valleys i let them set in my humidor for around 4 days.i was very impressed with the smooooth taste and very mild aroma.a nice well made very low cost everyday cigar,these are GREAT for morning,, the 1st smoke of the day.for the low $$ these are GREAT.if youre looking for a nice low cost good tasting mild conn cigar THESE ARE IT. JR
Not a bad stick for the price. It has a pleasant taste down to the nub. On my order the cigar construction was inconsistent. They were not rolled well resulting in an inadequate draw and burn on some cigars. Nonetheless, a decent cigar for the money.
Excellent medium cigar with perfect draw. True USA Connecticut Shade wrapper and true Conn Broadleaf binders. (Pioneer Valley is what the Connecticut River valley is called in Massachusetts). Same wrapper and binder as Excalibur, Sancho Panza and some Macanudo types for much lower price.
The Pioneer Valley is a very mild and smooth smoke with a nice cream finish. I definitely recommend this stick.
These wonderful cigars don't cost much and they are a fantastic mild to medium cigar that's worth more what you're paying for. Pioneer is my favorite morning cigar, but also great for any time of the day.
Just tried my 1st one after letting it sit in the humi for a few days. The pros - attractive, well constructed, easy to light and stays lit throughout, even burn, and it's mild. The cons - not much of a flavor profile at all and it gets a little harsh toward the end. Unless these get better, I won't be ordering them again.
I haven't been smoking cigars for a terribly long time by any means, so I'm starting off easy with more mild sticks. I recently picked up the Uncle Stu's sampler and decided to give one of these a try. When I was a teenager I worked at a local tobacco farm, and this thing took me right back to the field - the smell is EXACTLY what I remember about picking tobacco. The taste is smooth and creamy, definitely mild, and delicious. Not once did I find any bitterness, acidity, or harshness to the taste. Though I did need 3 or 4 re-lights, I attribute 2 of those re-lights to the fact that I was a little bit sidetracked while smoking this stick, and I simply let it go out. Still, a very enjoyable smoke and I look forward to my next!
For an inexpensive cigar, they are surprisingly good smoke. A bit inconsistent, but the good ones are really good.
Me and my buddy went half on a box. I recommend it!!..good anytime smoke!
OH-MY-Gosh! I'm usually prejudice to light wrappers, but this smoke was GOOD, SMOOTH, CREAMY! I Want at least a 10 pack.
Well I really didn't know what to expect of these but when I lite one up "WOW" this is a good every day smoke. Lots of flavor and good burn. You can smoke these all day and never get a bad one. Good price, I paid $15.00 a piece for some of my smokes and this is by far just as good. I have to say, if you want a low cost but good smoke buy these today before they go up in price. Don't no how they can make these at this price. CI keep up the good work
I bought these babies awhile ago and had my last one just a few weeks ago. There were a few that were hard to keep lit but for the most part a very enjoyable smoke. If you have time to let them sit (and I did) they seem to get better and better. I would buy these again.
I let the cigars sit for 4 days before trying. I took out 2 Churchill's, and gave one to my friend. My friends was horrible and needed relights constantly, and had a bad taste. My cigar was excellent, and had a great smooth mellow taste, and one relight was all that was needed. I wonder why we both had such different results. In all in my opinion a great cigar. Anyone else wanna give me their feedback?
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