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I have a lot of opinions but not a lot of patience to write them all out. So, instead of making a new post for every review (like I have been doing), I’ll instead collect them all on this page and

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Perdomo Reserve Oscuro

The Perdomo Reserve Oscuro (the band reads La Tradicion, Perdomo Reserve, Cabinet Series) had a very easy draw. Probably the easiest draw of any cigar I have had to date, which is a nice thing in my book. I hate

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Gran Habano 3 Siglos

The 3 Singlos is a handsome cigar with a cool band, but that’s where it’s outstanding qualities end. It isn’t a bad cigar, but it is simply mediocre. It started out well enough with a nice white ash, a lovely

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The Abolition of Man by C.S. Lewis

I’m a big fan of Lewis, but after reading The Abolition of Man, I think I have finally figured out his problem. Lewis always casts too wide a net. He is so knowledgeable, and has debated the issues with so

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Bahia Trinidad

I recently smoked the Bahia Blue and gave it a poor review on this site, so I came to the Trinidad, made by the same company, with low expectations. I was, however, surprised, and it ended up being a decent

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Nica Libre 1990

This slightly rectangular shaped cigar is great to hold in hand and mouth. The novelty of its box-pressed shape is nice, and the wrapper is silky too. It has a dark, oily look and a somewhat leathery feel. It has

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Oliva Serie ‘G’

The Oliva Serie G is a box-pressed cigar. It was my first box pressed cigar and it was loads of fun. It comes out looking square. Logic dictates that a square cigar would allow the blowing of square smoke rings

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