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  • Breaker One-Nine, Diesel comin’ through

    Richard M.
    93
    Diesel Estelí Puro Toro 6x54Burn Time: 2 hours (slow smoked due to the strength)“Breaker-breaker-one-nine, this here’s the CigarMagician coming at ya from the information superhighway, haulin’ another load of cigar knowledge straight to yer’ front door good buddy.” [Translation: Listen up friends, Rich here from the internet with another cigar review directly to you]. “So slide into your …
  • A little Green for your pocket!

    Richard M.
    92
    Macanudo originally was a name for a size of Cuban Punch cigars. Macanudo roughly translated means ‘magnificent’, Inspirado translates to inspired, and this cigar holds up to this moniker of Inspired Magnificence. I will tell you it has become my all-time favorite Macanudo Blend by far. This is partially due to the fact that I love Brazilian tobacco, and the cigar is draped in a gorgeous …
  • Gather in your own Center Square…

    Richard M.
    92
    Cigar: CAO ZócaloSize: Toro 6.2”x54Burn Time: 1 hour, 55 minutesThis cigar was first offered in 2018 as just the 6x60. So some people missed out on it because their preference is not for larger ring gauge cigars. But now, it is back in three sizes, being produced at the STG Factory in Esteli, Nicaragua.This cigar wears a dark brown and rough wrapper with a rustic appearance, but feels well …
  • I dub Dark Night, Ruler of CI Nation!

    Richard M.
    93
    Cigar: Ave Maria Dark KnightSize: Robusto 5.2 x 54Burn Time: 1 Hour, 30 minutesWorking in the retail stores we get to meet new people every day and discuss our passion for cigars. We discuss why the staff and customers like certain cigars, including specifics about what we personally like about each one, including flavor profiles, strength, size preferences, value, and overall satisfaction. …
  • Not Your Average Hoyo

    Richard M.
    92
    Cigar: Hoyo de Monterrey Epicure SeleccionSize: Toro Especial (6.0"x50)Burn Time: 1 Hour 55 MinWhen enjoying a newer cigar from a historic brand such as Hoyo de Monterrey, it is often difficult for me to go into it with an open mind. I almost instinctively begin looking for tasting notes and characteristics that I have seen on prior blends from the companies. However, when four of my staff …