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  • I dub Dark Night, Ruler of CI Nation!

    Richard M.
    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. …
  • Happy 91st Birthday Mr. Garcia

    Richard M.
    Cigar: Perdomo Estate Selección Vintage Limited Edition Sun GrownSize: Imperio (Toro) 6x54 Box PressedBurn Time: 1 hour 45 minutesPerdomo Cigars is a family owned and operated company headquartered in Miami, Florida with growing and manufacturing facilities in Estelí, Nicaragua. As a vertically integrated cigar manufacturer, they control every process, from growing operations in the beautiful …
  • Not Your Average Hoyo

    Richard M.
    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 …
  • Royally Good.

    Richard M.
    As I quickly approach a half a century on this Third Rock from the Sun, I understand that there are some brand names that have become synonymous with what they are…Xerox is now a common term for a photo-copier, Kleenex is common for facial tissues, and well…Cohiba is synonymous with Cigars in my opinion. Being the General Manager of Cigar International Hamburg, the Largest Cigar Store out there, …
  • I do believe it’s working, good

    Richard M.
    Cigar: Comfortably Numb by Espinosa Vol. 1Size: Toro (6.0"x52)Burn time: 1 hour 40 minutesI would wager a week’s pay that no one has purchased more Comfortably Numb by Espinosa Vol. 1 than this guy. As a YUUUGE Pink Floyd Fan, Comfortably Numb has long been my all-time favorite song since being introduced to it as a young guy by my sister Gayle in the 1980’s. So when this psychedelic banded …