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E.P. Carrillo La Historia

E.P. Carrillo La Historia

Cigar

Today I have a cigar that has been hanging around my humidor for a little while, the E.P. Carrillo La Historia. I honestly can’t even remember the price I paid but it seems the range is around $7-$9. I also do not know the size but I am pretty sure it is the Dona Elena at 6 1/8 x 50. If not then it would be the El Senador at 5 3/8 x 52. To me …

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Rocky Patel Decade Cameroon

Rocky Patel Decade Cameroon

Cigar

This week I take on the Rocky Patel Decade Cameroon. I have been looking forward to having a nice day to smoke this out on the porch for a while now and this was the day. These are not cheap, coming in around $10+ but it isn’t too far out of the comfort zone that people may still reach for one here and there.

Nice looking wrapper and has a great open cold draw. Starts off with a …

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Perdomo Double Aged Maduro 12 Year

Perdomo Double Aged Maduro 12 Year

Cigar

Simple writeup this week as it has been crazy busy around these here parts. This week I will finish up the Perdomo 12 Year triple play with the Perdomo Double Aged maduro 12 year cigar. This was around $10 msrp and is the robusto (even though it seemed bigger to me for some reason).

Starts out with a nice cocoa/chocolate taste and a little pepper. Base flavor is woody and the smoke is hearty, rather than being real …

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Perdomo Double Aged Ecuadorian Connecticut 12 Year Robusto

Perdomo Double Aged Ecuadorian Connecticut 12 Year Robusto

Cigar

I feel like I am a Perdomo whore these past couple weeks because this week I have another one for you, the Perdomo Double Aged Ecuadorian Connecticut 12 Year in the robusto size. This is a normal 5×50 and runs $10 MSRP. This has the Ecuadorian Connecticut wrapper with the Nicaraguan binder and filler.

Starting out with this Perdomo Double Aged Ecuadorian Connecticut 12 Year and there is a taste that reminds me of nougat up front but separating …

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Perdomo Small Batch Ecuadorian Connecticut

Perdomo Small Batch Ecuadorian Connecticut

Cigar

Welcome to this weeks review which is another Perdomo cigar, this time the Perdomo Small Batch Ecuadorian Connecticut. These will be released in Sun Grown and Maduro in April and May respectively. These are available in 4 sizes, Half Corona (4×46), Rothschild (4 1/2×50), Belicoso (5×54) and Toro Especial (5 1/2×54 – this is the review stick) with price ranges from $5-$7. Only 3,000 boxes of each size will be produced …

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Perdomo Double Aged SunGrown 12 Year Salomon

Perdomo Double Aged SunGrown 12 Year Salomon

Cigar

This week I take on a super long named cigar, the Perdomo Double Aged SunGrown 12 Year in the Salomon shape. These are available in Connecticut, sungrown and maduro wrappers and I hope to try each one but probably in different vitolas since the salomon runs $12 MSRP.

Again my tablet decided to freak out and scrub my notes so its gonna be short. You always can watch that video to get more information.

Starting out the Perdomo Double

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Romeo Anejo

Romeo Anejo

Cigar

Wrapper: Connecticut Broadleaf Vintage 2010
Binder: Dominican Olor Vintage 2008
Filler: Nicaraguan and Honduran Vintage 2009

This week I have a go with the Romeo Anejo in the Toro size (54×6) that has a MSRP of $9.00.

Starting out this Romeo Anejo with a smoothness up front and a sharpness on the aftertaste. Getting a lot of dark coffee coming through with a cinnamon spice. About halfway through and still a low medium at best. There is …

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Blending Seminar from Jason Holly of Viva Republica

Blending Seminar from Jason Holly of Viva Republica

Hello my friends, this week I am finally able to get this video uploaded of Jason Holly of Viva Republica who was nice enough to come to Genuine Tobacco and do a blending seminar for all of us. This was a great event and I got to involved with the video rather than pictures or you could see how crowded it was. I will direct you to – Lancaster Cigar Vice Crew on Meetup – for more photos and if …

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L’Atelier Lancero

L’Atelier Lancero

Cigar

This week I take a look at the L’Atelier Lancero cigar. I really tossed it around a lot whether I was going to post this because it seems like I got a dud. After smoking it I checked out other reviews and I did not get any of the flavors they did and that is why I think this one may have been a dud. It is hard with not being able to smoke during the week and having …

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Vega Fina Nicaragua

Vega Fina Nicaragua

Cigar

This week I have the Vega Fina Nicaragua in the Gran Toro (6×52) size for your viewing pleasure. This retails for $6.25 and is out there now. There are also two other sizes available, robusto (5×50) and a short corona (4 3/8×42).

This Vega Fina Nicaragua starts off with a huge coating of flavor on the palate. Getting some sweet hay, cappuccino and a woody base. The coffee is not bitter but more …

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