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My Weekend Cigar: Mar. 12, 2018 – Aging Room Small Batch Quattro F55M Vibrato

Looking for a cigar that goes great after dinner, or pretty much after anything? It's the Aging Room Small Batch Quattro F55M, and it's My Weekend Cigar. If you love cigars rolled in top-grade San Andrés maduro wrapper, this cigar delivers - see what else I have to say about My Weekend Cigar, in this short review!
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Master Blenders: Nestor Plasencia Jr., VP of Plasencia Tobacco, S.A. (2018)

You hear a lot about "passion" in the cigar industry, and few people are more passionate about tobacco than Nestor Plasencia. In this impromptu podcast Nestor explains how he and his team created the 93-rated Alma Fuerte (#9 cigar of the year), the key differences between Honduran and Nicaraguan tobacco, and more.
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My Weekend Cigar: Mar. 5, 2018 – Por Larrañaga 1834 Toro

Looking for a mellow morning cigar? I found it in My Weekend Cigar: the Por Larrañaga 1834 Toro. Ultra-smooth with a mild, nutty spiciness, this 6 x 50 did the trick alongside my morning cup(s) of coffee. See what else I have to say about My Weekend Cigar, in this short review!
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My Weekend Cigar: Feb. 19, 2018 – El Suelo Terreno

Made for L'Atelier by Pepin, the El Suelo Terreno is that rare budget-friendly bundle that smokes like a box cigar - and should sell for twice the price. And that's why El Suelo is a go-to for My Weekend Cigar! Get the tasting notes and learn a little more about this Pete Johnson cigar: click to read now!
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My Weekend Cigar: Feb. 12, 2018 – Perdomo Habano Barrel Aged Epicure

My Weekend Cigar was a pure Nicaraguan experience: the Perdomo Habano Barrel Aged Epicure, in a sun grown wrapper...it's the nuts: clocking in at a hefty 6x54, it's full bodied, smooth, and very reasonable. See what else I have to say about My Weekend Cigar from Perdomo, in this short review!
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Master Blenders: Alan Rubin, President/CEO of Alec Bradley Cigars

Alan Rubin, with his sons, Alec and Bradley, speak about how Alec Bradley Cigars has made their mark. We talk about the leading cigars in the AB stable, how the boys are contributing to their father's business, the new Black Market Estelí and Prensado Lost Art cigars, and much more. Alec Bradley fans: give it a listen.
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My Weekend Cigar: Feb. 5, 2018 – Partagas Heritage Robusto

Looks like a Cuban Partagas D4, but smokes with a heartier flavor. What else would you like to know about the Partagas Heritage Robusto? I'll tell you in this review - and give you my tasting notes, from when I made it My Weekend Cigar!
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My Weekend Cigar: Jan. 29, 2018 – Gran Habano #5 Corojo Gran Robusto

The Gran Habano #5 Corojo has been a tried-and-true go-to cigar since I discovered it 15 years ago...and to this day, still doesn't disappoint. See my Gran Habano review and get my tasting notes to find out more about My Weekend Cigar!
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2018 CA Report: 5 of the Best Cigar Lighters for the Money

Don't get burned - if you're in the market for a good cigar lighter, this one is a must-read. Get an up-close look at the 5 best cigar lighters to serve-up the holy trinity of consumer confidence: Quality, Reliability, and Value.
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My Weekend Cigar: Jan. 22, 2018 – San Cristobal Clasico

My Weekend Cigar was the San Cristobal Clasico - made for Ashton by My Father, this Robusto smokes GREAT with a single malt - see what I paired it with, as well as my review and tasting notes to find out more about this cigar!
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