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#nowsmoking: Huntsman by Plasencia Toro

Paired with: Jack Daniel's Single Barrel Select Whiskey...Well-crafted. Leathery pre-light. Smoke is mellow to start. A pronounced note of chocolate sets the tone. Well-balanced flavors transition to an earthy, spicy, toasty mix with an underlying ribbon of chocolate. Whiskey reveals a nice subtle sweetness. Spice is more vivid in the last act. Full-flavored.
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#nowsmoking: Sobremesa Short Robusto

Impeccably crafted. Wrapper is glossy with a fine, leathery texture. Dense, chewy smoke imparts notes of sweet tobacco, cedar, and spice up front accentuated by hints of black pepper. Perfectly-balanced layers of cedar, dark chocolate, and peppery spice throughout with a long finish. Totally awesome.
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CA Review Panel: CAO Signature Series Cigar Review (Video)

Dressed in a dual ring, CAO Signature Series cigars are a full-flavored step up from their popular CAO Gold selection; they share one of the same bands, but the blends are miles apart. While the Gold Series has been a long time recommendation for new smokers, the Signature Series is more of a follow-up cigar.
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Casa Fernandez Miami Arsenio Oro Toro

Intriguing, to say the least. Nicaraguan Corojo wrapper is silky, impeccably rolled, even in color. Earthy and flat at the start. Creamy smoke throughout with easygoing notes of earth, cedar, nuts, spice, and a suggestion of dark chocolate. A straightforward smoke with remarkably subtle flavors.
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Now Smoking - Four Kicks Black Belt Buckle Sublime (Toro)

A hearty, complex, no-bullshit smoke from Crowned Heads. Peppery start rounds to a sweet, nutty, spicy smoke with a dash of pepper. Well-balanced as sweet spice, cedar, and white pepper enter. Retrohale has more strident pepper.
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The Tabernacle Torpedo Cigar -Now Smoking

Where it’s at: Spicy, complex, and not for newbs. A sharp, red-peppery ZAP! leads-off. An early retrohale reveals black pepper dominance. Cocoa enters the mix with notes of earth, leather, cedar. Later retrohales are smoother. A peppery-chocolaty powerhouse that’s dense, creamy, and well-balanced.
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#NowSmoking: The H. Upmann Mogul Toro Cigar

H. Upmann Mogul is an intriguing and savory. Opens with a creamy layer of sweet spice. Distinct notes of oak, coffee bean and cocoa follow. The flavors intensify at the midpoint. The medium-full smoke is well-balanced throughout. An affordably priced cigar maduro lovers and newbs will find hard to resist.
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Cigar Review: Aganorsa-Casa Fernandez Reserva Miami Maduro

It all starts with the authentic Cuban seeds planted by Cuban farmers in the rich soil of Nicaragua's Jalapa Valley. As they grow, the plants are carefully nurtured to fruition, then cured and aged in the "old school" Cuban tradition. Only one more important ingredient is added – "time"...
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#NowSmoking: The Aging Room Solera Shade Belicoso Cigar

Aging Room Solera Shade Belicoso Cigar is scrumptiously sweet with dense, velvety smoke and a seductive aroma. Sweet spices, cedar, and a faint note of vanilla to start. A pronounced cedar note follows.
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#nowsmoking: The Aging Room Solera Shade Fanfare Cigar

The Aging Room Solera Shade Fanfare Cigar is scrumptiously sweet with dense, velvety smoke and a seductive aroma. Sweet spices, cedar, and a faint note of vanilla to start. A pronounced cedar note follows. Hints of coffee bean, cocoa and nutmeg fall in. Full-flavored and well-balanced throughout.
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