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Jekyl Monster by Tatuaje

The newest monster by Tatuaje is the Jekyl and it is one tasty cigar. I cracked open the box as soon as they arrived which is not the norm for me. I usually let them set for a week or more, but I wanted to give these a try. I can definitely pick up just…

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Drew Estate is now sweet with Swisher

    In the recent weeks there has been much speculation and rumor about the Drew Estate sellout to Swisher. This has angered some of the fans and also prompted funny responses from the associated party. I myself had spoken in chat with Jonathan Sann (AKA “JD”) and he denied the sell and even went…

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My Father Lounge Exclusive

This was gifted to me by a complete stranger after a few minutes of conversation about cigars. If thought the kind gesture was amazing but the cigar may be better. I have enjoyed Don Pepin cigars for as long as I can remember smoking cigars and yet I cannot compare the Lounge Exclusive with any…

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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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Drew Estate rumor mill

  The word around the internet/cigar community is that “Drew Estate” is being sold or has been sold in some capacity. I am sure there are fans of the company that don’t want to see this happen and some that will reference the “almost denial” of a sale by Jonathan (Sann) “Drew”. It’s time to…

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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…