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The first cigar I smoked was a Dutch Masters President - given to me in celebration of the birth of my first nephew in 1977. I was a teen then. It wasn't until the mid-90's that I got into premium cigars.

Ave Maria Knights Templar, Toro

Number 1 of this box. I am a big fan of the Ave Maria brand. This is my first of the Knights Templar line. Like other AMs, this too has fine construct...


Created: 9/9/2021 by Pudealee

Montecristo Classic, Churchill

I hadn't had a Churchill in quite a while. The foot of this stick was a little frayed, but did not hamper the initial burn. Also, a bit of the wrapper...


Created: 9/8/2016 by Pudealee

Acid by Drew Estate Acid Gold, Earthiness (Petit Corona)

A new ACID for me. The closed foot didn't make a lot of sense to me. This cigar looked well built, and had the normal, hard to describe, ACID pre-ligh...


Created: 9/5/2018 by Pudealee

Montecristo (Cuba) Regular Production, No. 4

Very tight draw from the beginning through to the end. I was surprised at this. It did produce a lot of good smoke regardless. Great tobacco flavor, w...


Created: 9/4/2016 by Pudealee

Rocky Patel Decade, Robusto

At first light the draw was so loose that I assumed that the wrapper had a hole in it somewhere. It was producing great smoke, so I guess it was just ...


Created: 9/3/2016 by Pudealee

Oliva Cigar Company Serie O, Torpedo

Very nice afternoon smoke. No real outstanding flavors to report. Taste and strength were both on the mild side. It produced a lot of good smoke.


Created: 9/28/2016 by Pudealee

Romeo y Julieta (Cuba) Regular Production, Churchills (Red/White Tubo)

For the first time in a long time, a Churchill that I did not get tired of before the end. I was given this sick by a friend, and it sat in my humidor...


Created: 9/26/2016 by Pudealee

Jose L. Piedra (Cuba) Regular Production, Brevas

This time around Jose did not disappoint. The overall flavor and experience of this second attempt at a Jose L. Piedra Brevas was better than the firs...


Created: 9/26/2016 by Pudealee

Carlos Torano Exodus 1959 50 Years, Robusto

This was my first Torano in quite a long time. This stick had a very good look and feel. Pre-light aroma was wonderful. At first light I picked up a s...


Created: 9/23/2016 by Pudealee

Romeo y Julieta (Cuba) Regular Production, Petit Coronas

This was a nice looking stick. The post-light foot smell was wonderful. The start was a nice pepper flavor. The only downside to this, hence the low b...


Created: 9/21/2016 by Pudealee

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