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3 Cigars That I’d Gladly Pay $30 For

If you were to ask 100 random cigar enthusiasts the maximum they would spend for a single cigar purchase, most likely you'd get a wide array of responses.  A ceiling seems to exist that, even if unspoken, forces most folks to remain inside their comfort zone. I've...

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Do You Want to Build a Palate?

One of the most common questions cigar smokers ask is, "how do I develop my palate?" If you're wondering, you're in luck! There are a ton of things you can do to improve your flavor experiences with cigars. Here are some tips and tricks that you can use to improve the...

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3 Cigars That I’d Gladly Pay $30 For

If you were to ask 100 random cigar enthusiasts the maximum they would spend for a single cigar purchase, most likely you'd get a wide array of responses.  A ceiling seems to exist that, even if unspoken, forces most folks to remain inside their comfort zone. I've...

Do You Want to Build a Palate?

One of the most common questions cigar smokers ask is, "how do I develop my palate?" If you're wondering, you're in luck! There are a ton of things you can do to improve your flavor experiences with cigars. Here are some tips and tricks that you can use to improve the...

Top 7 Cigars for $7 or Less

It's the time of year that every cigar enthusiast looks forward to: the announcements of the best cigars of the year.  While we work on photographs and what-not for our Top 10 of 2016, here's our Top 7 Cigars of 2016 for $7 or less. The Rules: Cigars must have been...

Latest Cigar Reviews

Cigar Reviews: Gregorio Cigars The HandleBar

Wrapper:  Ecuadorian Connecticut Shade Binder:  Dominican Republic Filler:  Nicaraguan and Dominican Republic Vitola:  Toro Brand:  Gregorio Cigars CigarNoise Price Range: $8 - $10 Availability:  Store Exclusive (NiceAshCigars.com) Source:  Gifted (/u/Adam7Balisteri)...

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Cigar Reviews: The First Lady

Wrapper:  Ecuadorian Connecticut Shade Binder:  Ecuadorian Filler:  Nicaraguan and Dominican Republic Vitola:  Corona Gorda 5.5 x 46 Brand:  Governors Cigar & Pipe Factory:  Oveja Negra CigarNoise Price Range: $8-$10 Availability:  Store Exclusive...

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Cigar Reviews: CLE Aladino

Wrapper: Honduran Binder: Honduran Filler: Honduran Vitola: 5 x 50 Robusto Brand: CLE CigarNoise Price Range: $8 - $10 Availability: Regular Production Source: IPCPR 2016 CLE Aladino - Opening Thoughts I was completely unfamiliar with the CLE Aladino, but the names...

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Cigar Reviews: Herrera Esteli Miami

Wrapper: Ecuadorian Habano Oscuro Binder: Ecuadorian Sumatra Filler: Dominican Republic, Nicaraguan Vitola: 5¾” × 48 (corona) Factory: El Titan de Bronze Production: Limited Edition / Small Batch CigarNoise Price Range: $11-$14 ($130/box MSRP) Herrera Esteli Miami -...

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Cigar Reviews: Graycliff Chateau Grand Cru

Wrapper: Costa Rican Binder: Ecuadorian Filler: Honduran, Costa Rican, Nicaraguan Vitola: 5 x 52 (Pirate) Brand: Graycliff Cigar Company CigarNoise Price Range: $20 - $24 Availability: Regular Production Source: IPCPR 2016 Graycliff Chateau Grand Cru - Opening...

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