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Drew Estate My UZI Weighs a Ton (XXL)

“Say hello to my lil friend”….This was a huge cigar The UZI XXL, delivers the goods. I had a few of these before but never the behemoth version, this was an hour and twenty minutes of good flavor. The construction and burn were fantastic for such a beast. I really didn’t expect a bigger gauge…

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Balmoral Royal Selection Anejo 18

To begin, this is not a cigar that’s easily available bit damn if you get one smoke it! I was gifted a few of these and just reached into the wineador and decided why not smoke one after yesterday’s turd. First, the name Balmoral is a European label and it is made in the Dominican…

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CAO Concert

The first rainy day in weeks here in Seattle, seems it was fitting for the “dud” cigar I chose. I had high hopes when I grabbed this CAO Concert out of my review pile in my humidor. The CAO line used to be a cigar I really enjoyed, wow…..the times have changed. The burn on…

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La Palina (Toro)

Hump day needed a little help! This special lady made it easy. My first La Palina this evening, and it is a delight. I expected a flavor bomb after speaking with friends who have had it, but all I got was one smooth smoke. The wrapper was a little veiny, and it’s a Mexican tobacco…

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San Lotano Maduro (Boxpress)

Tuesday needed to be a great cigar. I really have never had the San Lotano line before but have been a fan of AJ Fernandez for quite a while. After removing the cellophane and giving it a good sniff, I knew this was a powerful stick. The quality of the wrapper was impeccable with no…

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Leccia White Label, The smoking lamp is Lit!

Today’s smoke is very new and from an old Navy shipmate of mine, Sam Leccia. Sam introduced two new cigars under his own label after taking an unwelcome break from the industry by no fault of his own. Some of you may know him as the inventor of the “Nub”, a cigar that truly changed…

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Omar Ortez Torpedo

This Omar Ortez torpedo, was packed full of Nicaraguan flavor. I was given this cigar a few months ago and when I grabbed it from my stash it was still covered in an oily gloss and a little plume. I knew this would be a great cigar for a rainy Seattle afternoon at the cigar…

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Tatuaje – Baby Face (Little Monster)

This cigar had about over year of age on it in a box that most would overlook as a gimmick. I convinced atleast two friends of mine to buy the “Orange box with cartoons” on it and neither of them have regretted it. The Baby Face is one of the five different cigars you get,…

Roma Craft Tobac – Intemperance Robusto

I received a nice package of cigars for my review when I came home from work Friday and there were two cigars in there I really wanted to try, both with the Intemperance band on them. I chose the Connecticut wrapper first, thinking it would be the milder to start with. I had to do…

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J&D Cigars – Allure Connecticut Torpedo

I had a box waiting for me on the doorstep when I came home from work, little did I know it would be such a treat. This is the Allure Connecticut Torpedo 6×52 from www.jdcigars.com   . The cigar on inspection had a flawless wrapper with little or no veins and a firm feel. The…