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2014

Full name

Marc

Location

NYC

Reviews written

21


Casdagli Club Mareva - Spalato (LE), Pyramid

4.75*, super rare by my system. Outstanding even for superior “ultraboutique” brand Casdagli - easily a top 10 or 20 list contender! Already aged ...

96.1

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Created: 1/5/2021 by live4cigars

Viaje Zombie Antidote (2015), Figurado (cut foot)

Aged incredibly well at 4.5 yrs! Retained oils & color/appearance very well. More subtle, graham cracker, cinnamon & whipcream than before with less p...

94.1

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Created: 12/27/2020 by live4cigars

Tatuaje Monster #13 - The Bride of Frankenstein (2018), Churchill Extra

20 months age turned this very rustic and crooked stick into a real winner, bringing out a much more nuanced, complex, and subtle blend of delicate ba...

89.5

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Created: 8/18/2020 by live4cigars

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BLK WKS Studio (BLTC) Killer Bee - Green Hornet, Robusto

Outstanding stick! Loved the candela undertones that added a grassy note, esp upon initial light with the closed foot. Wish I got more than a 5-pack f...

94.3

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Created: 9/6/2016 by live4cigars

My Father Cigars/Tatuaje La Duena, Petite Lancero No. 7

My favorite size for this blend highlights the deliciously rich chocolate of the wrapper. Aged 5 mo.

92.8

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Created: 4/16/2016 by live4cigars

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E.P. Carrillo (EPC) / CI Legends Brown Label, Toro

My favorite CI Legends so far, even over AJ's which is very unlikely for me. Excellent flavor & burn w/ great rustic, barnyard hay retrohale. Really e...

85.0

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Created: 10/23/2015 by live4cigars

La Riqueza by Tatuaje Cabinet, Robusto

A definite favorite for everyday/anytime smokes. Perfect burn every time needs no maintenance, just light and enjoy without feeling the need to adjust...

90.3

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Created: 6/6/2015 by live4cigars

Tatuaje Series P, P3 (Toro)

Gotta say that this is the first Tatuaje I've found to be less than excellent, even disappointing. Although smoke output was heavy and body/mouth feel...

65.0

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Created: 4/13/2015 by live4cigars

CAO LX2, Robusto (Rob)

4* Second favorite X2 line CAO just below the MX2.

86.5

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Created: 9/8/2014 by live4cigars

CAO MX2, Robusto (Rob)

4.5* Favorite CAO cigar so far. Love this blend of wet-soil, nutrition-rich earthiness mixed with a complex milk to dark chocolate transition. Fantast...

90.0

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Created: 9/7/2014 by live4cigars

CAO Brazilia, Gol!

4* Beautiful oily dark wrapper. Excellent FUL body & flavor. Med-Full strength. Fav CAO is MX2.

85.8

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Created: 9/7/2014 by live4cigars

CAO Osa Sol, Lot 50 (Robusto)

3.5* Med body, Med strength, and flavorful for Med. Very short finish, which suits the cigar. I got a somewhat more grassy taste profile than the X2 l...

84.0

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Created: 9/7/2014 by live4cigars

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Gran Habano STK Miami Barracuda 2012, Robusto

4* very tasty and nice size for blend, Med flavor, Full body, Full strength

85.8

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Created: 9/6/2014 by live4cigars

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Victor Sinclair Cabinet 99' Selection Churchill Sampler (12), Churchill

IMO these should have never gone to market whether targeting low-budget or not. All the blends in this sampler are all so bad that I've decided to str...

68.5

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Created: 9/6/2014 by live4cigars

Aging Room by Boutique Blends M356, Presto

Petite Robusto. Beautiful wrapper, oily and dark. Excellent draw and smoke volume. Nice nut and leather notes with very little ammonia on retrohale. 2...

83.3

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Created: 8/30/2014 by live4cigars

Fonseca Cabinet Colorado, 5-50 Robusto

Caveat: I am primarily a Full body/flavor/strength smoker. Not a bad smoke, but not one I would reach for or stock in my humidor. For lighter fare li...

73.5

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Created: 8/30/2014 by live4cigars

Tatuaje Havana VI, Nobles (Robusto)

4.5*, Superb, looked funky with large veins and a cap that seemed ready to fall off, but once lit, concerns vanished. Very distinctive flavor unlike o...

92.0

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Created: 8/24/2014 by live4cigars

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Oliva for Famous Smoke Padilla Crianza, Double Toro

huge smoke, full flavor but not very heavy, more Med body and not as strong as expected despite the fact that it's late night

82.0

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Created: 8/21/2014 by live4cigars

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5 Vegas Relic, Perfecto

2.5* Disappointing burn with spooning and serious unraveling. Smoked 1 of 5 so hopefully it was the exception in the 5-pack. Unfortunately, I wasn't t...

79.0

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Created: 8/14/2014 by live4cigars

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Gurkha Micro Batch Liga TPB-1, Lonsdale

4*, very nice shape, feel, and body for so small a gauge, much more flavor and stronger than appearance

89.3

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Created: 8/7/2014 by live4cigars

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Diesel Unlimited Maduro, d.6 (Gordo)

4.5* dark choco, body M-F, flavor F, finish M-M, construction gorgeous, burn excellent to nub, duration excellent, bitterness never

95.3

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Created: 8/7/2014 by live4cigars