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Emilio Audiophile

Fabrica Oveja Negra is as good as it comes to producing some of the best limited-edition blends that Nicaragua has to offer. And although the factory is best known as the home of brands like Black Label Trading Co. and BLK WKS Studios, the Emilio br...

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KevinI by Lounge Presidente
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Tatuaje Nicaragua - Review

Pete Johnsons partnership and relationship with the Garcia family has produced some of the world's best cigars over the past 20 years, including lines like Tatuaje Nicaragua. Tatuaje Nicaragua was initially produced exclusively in Miami, but due to ...

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KevinI by Lounge Presidente
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Padron 1964 Anniversary Series Maduro - Review

Ask a group of cigar enthusiasts to name their favorite cigar ever, and it’s almost guaranteed Padron 1964 Anniversary will be mentioned. First introduced by the Padron family in 1994 to celebrate the company’s thirtieth anniversary, the 1964 has be...

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KevinI by Lounge Presidente
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Viaje Skull & Bones MOAB - Review

Viaje Skull and Bones is a series that goes back over a decade ago, and with over 50 different releases to this point, it is showing no signs of slowing down. The best part of the Skull & Bones series is that each release consists of different tweak...

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KevinI by Lounge Presidente
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Davidoff Aniversario - Review

Everyone who smokes cigars should know about Davidoff. Decades of excellence have cemented their legacy in the industry and have propelled them to heights that no one would of thought imaginable for a cigar brand. From their classic, white label ble...

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KevinI by Lounge Presidente
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E.H. Taylor - Review

We all know by now that the Buffalo Trace Distillery makes some of the best bourbons in the entire world, and have been doing so for a very long time. Over the past couple of years, they have been releasing blends with their bourbon monikers like Bu...

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KevinI by Lounge Presidente
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Tatuaje 20th Anniversary - Review

It’s really hard to believe that Pete Johnson has been disrupting the industry for 2 decades already. Every blend from his core lines like Tatuaje Black and Tatuaje Havana VI to his uber-popular releases like the Monster Series and Pork Tenderloin ha...

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matthewp by Merch Manager
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ADVentura La Llorona - Staff Review

ADVentura La Llorona cigar is back in a 6.0 x 44 Corona size and is wrapped using an Ecuadorian wrapper and features a Dominican binder along with a blend of long-fillers from Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic. The corona size really allows the di...

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Warped La Colmena - Review

Warped La Colmena is here – and I don’t know about the rest of you, but I was so excited to get my hands on this. Crafted at the renowned El Titan de Bronze factory in Miami, this limited-edition blend is a true masterpiece. La Colmena features an Ec...

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matthewp by Merch Manager
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Christmas Cigar

This was just posted on the Cigora Instagram page. I mean, it would be foolish NOT to smoke one during the holiday break!I like Viaje's offerings but never had any of the cigars from the "hatchet" series. Might as well start with this one. That band ...

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Dahoos78 by Petite Edmundo
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Los Rios - Must try

@KevinI posted a review on the new Los Rios by Latitude Zero. I smoked this about a month ago but the review Inspired me to light one up again. Really light and smooth, but filled with flavor. Had a nice cup of coffee with it this evening. Would de...

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matthewp by Merch Manager
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Latitude Zero Los Rios - Review

Master blender Raul Disla has done it again! Maybe NACSA's greatness isn't the secret that it used to be, but it just goes to show how wildly successful the factory's production has been over the past couple of years. First, it started with the core,...

KevinI by Lounge Presidente
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Post Thanksgiving Dinner Cigars

After dinner tonight (and a brief 20 minute snooze) I lit up the fire pit outside and had a nice Padrón 1964 Anniversary with a bit of bourbon - Jefferson’s Ocean specifically. I don’t break out Padrón often, but after a day of cooking and then clean...

matthewp by Merch Manager
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Small Cigar Suggestions

Hey all, looking for some suggestions. Now that it's winter, I need to rotate my humidor from larger to smaller sizes. I do most of my smoking in my garage and looking for some quicker 45-minute smokes. What are your top 5 corona sized blends?

Viaje Circa '45 - Review

We all know Viaje for their creative packaging, and super creative releases, but blends like Circa '45 tend to fly under the radar - I am not exaggerating when I say this is one of the best full-bodied blends that Viaje has released in quite some ti...

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KevinI by Lounge Presidente
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Thanksgiving Day Preview

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Or almost. Thanksgiving is just a few days away, and although it’s a holiday based around giving thanks, it’s also a holiday based around eating a gluttonous amount of food, drinking an unhealthy amount of al...

KevinI by Lounge Presidente
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Surrogates Animal Cracker by L'Atelier - Review

When Pete Johnson, founder of Tatuaje Cigars first introduced the Surrogates line from L’Atelier It was meant to be a single store release. Well, lucky for the rest of the us, the line turned out to be a winner and has now become a national release ...

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KevinI by Lounge Presidente
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Barbarroja's Invasion - Review

ADVentura is no stranger to top-shelf blends - everything from The Navigator, to The Conqueror have been nothing short of cigar masterpieces, setting the brand up for sustained success for years to come. One of their "newer" blends, Barbarroja's Inv...

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KevinI by Lounge Presidente
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Mi Querida Black - Review

Steve Saka and his work at Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust has become a staple in the boutique space in the industry for years. Blends like Mi Querida, Mi Querida Triqui Traca, and Sin Compromiso have been making their way into humidors across the world b...

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KevinI by Lounge Presidente
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Caldwell Louis The Last - Review

Robert Caldwell is one of the most interesting people in the business, and it has clearly helped him with building a brand as big as Caldwell has become over the years. Whether you are looking for a boutique, everyday blend, or some of the most limi...

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KevinI by Lounge Presidente
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Joya De Nicaragua Numero Uno - Review

Until recently Joya De Nicaragua Numero Uno was only available as a diplomatic gift to visiting dignitaries and heads of state when they came to visit Nicaragua. Produced by Joya De Nicaragua, Nicaragua’s oldest producer of premium cigars, every cig...

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KevinI by Lounge Presidente
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Cavalier Geneve Inner Circle - Review

Cavalier Geneve has become a brand that is easily recognizable by their unique and innovative use of a 24-karat gold foil diamond that adorns the cigars. Inner Circle is a trend setter for the brand in the sense that it is the first release that doe...

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KevinI by Lounge Presidente
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Tatuaje Lomo De Cerdo - Review

I don't know if I've ever been as excited for a new release as I was for Lomo De Cerdo. My affinity for basically everything that Tatuaje has ever released, and the lore of the original Tatuaje Pork Tenderloin, combined to make Lomo De Cerdo the ide...

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KevinI by Lounge Presidente
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Montecristo 1935 Anniversary Nicaraguan - Review

I am hard-pressed to say that Montecristo is not the most recognizable cigar brand in the world. For decades, they have been releasing blends like Montecristo Classic, Montecristo White Series, and Montecristo Nicaragua, that have become industry st...

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KevinI by Lounge Presidente
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Black Label Trading Company Lawless - Review

It's rare that you find a brand that looks as cool as it tastes (not just cigars), but Black Label Trading Company has found a way to seamlessly combine the two. For a decade now, BLTC has been churning out top-notch blend after top-notch blend at t...

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KevinI by Lounge Presidente
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Cavalier Geneve White Series - Review

Founded by Sebastien Decoppet, this boutique brand has been producing top-quality cigars in Danli, Honduras since its inception. Inspired by his travel and love of cigars, Switzerland native, Sebastien, created Cavalier Geneve to share his passion w...

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KevinI by Lounge Presidente
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Liga Privada H99 - Review

As if Liga Privada wasn't already one of the most highly sought after brands in cigars, the release of their newest blend, H99, has pushed them to even higher heights. I can't remember a time where I had expectations for a cigar as high as they were...

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KevinI by Lounge Presidente
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Cohiba Riviera - Review

It feels like it's been ages since Cohiba released a new, regular production line (maybe I just have no concept of time), so when I saw the news of Riviera, I was excited to say the least. Fast forward about an hour and a half to my last few puffs o...

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KevinI by Lounge Presidente
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Rocky Patel Vintage 20th Anniversary - Review

It seems like every cigar company makes an anniversary blend (or 6) at some point, but I can assure you that some brands do it better than others. It's hard to believe that Rocky Patel's Vintage Series has been around for two decades, but here we ar...

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KevinI by Lounge Presidente
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RoMa Craft Intemperance EC XVIII - Review

Few companies have been as consistently good as RoMa Craft has been over the past decade. But the thing that has always baffled me is how they can make such consistently good cigars and the prices that they sell them for. It's getting harder and har...

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KevinI by Lounge Presidente
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