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Illusione 68

As all Illusione cigars go, there is a story be the name  below is the story from Dion. “This was the year I was born hence, the smallest cigar in my line. It was also an homage to Paul Garmirian – BIG influence in my career as a Tobacconist along with Zino Davidoff. 68 is…

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Pre flight Matilde

A few hours on a plane need to be preceded with a good cigar. I chose the Matilde and a quiet place down on the Tar River here in Greenville, NC just a few blocks from the East Carolina University campus. I picked a couple of these up from Blackbeard Cigars and have really enjoyed…

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M80 by Tatuaje

The M80 by Tatuaje was gifted to me by a great Brother of the Leaf, Nick. He warned me of the spice and strength from this little stick of dynamite and damn he wasn’t kidding. This was a special release made for 2 Guys Cigars years ago and is one of the rarest and hardest…

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Roberto P. Duran

Just received these from Roberto Duran and I couldn’t wait to try them. The aroma from the packaging made me break my rule of letting them rest for a week before smoking. Examining the cigar pre light it’s flawless. The wrapper is smooth and clean, the cigar is firm but not hard. The draw before…

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Jericho Hill by Crowned Heads

Inspired by Johnny Cash, the Jericho Hill is a dark deep smoke that will be enjoyed for years just like “The man in Black’s” music. This dark San Andreas wrapper with the finest premium Nicaraguan binder leads to a dark smoke and a length of flavor. To really enjoy this cigar put on a good…

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Cromagnon Knuckle Dragger

Cromagnon Knuckle Dragger by Roma Craft. Nothing like a consistent smoke with great flavor from spark to ash. I had 45 minutes to myself after a little yard work. This cigar is not flashy, no catchy band, no gimmicky sales, just good quality tobacco and an easy draw. I am not sure what else you…

Cigars open doors

On a recent work trip I was enjoying fine cigar relaxing and taking a break when the “Judge”, asked if I had a spare. As usual I always travel with more than I can smoke. So, I offered him a Fuente and he said “get in the truck I wanna show you something”. This is…

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2014 Viaje Collaboration

The 2014 Viaje Collaboration. This was a smooth cigar with an even burn and a mild flavor.  I have found that most Viajes need a few months a aging after purchase before an adequate review can be composed.  I can only wait and hope that these improve.  This was a good $5 cigar currently but…