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Top 25 Cigars of 2017 Reviewed: Padron Serie 1926

The Top 25 Cigars of 2017 are here: learn more about this Padron Serie 1926 No. 2, the #2 Cigar of the Year, and the entire Padron 1926 lineup here. See more customer reviews, get the ratings and more details about these super premium Nicaraguan cigars; and be sure to check out our other quick reviews of the Top 25 Cigars of 2017!

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John Pullo

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This is not his picture, nor does he even have a beard. A solid 'B' student and occasional low-fi musician, John is a medley of cynicism and sarcasm crammed into a wrinkled Oxford shirt who makes it nearly intolerable to watch reality television with him in the same room. Interestingly, his Social Security number is all ones.

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Cigar Q&A: How Much of a Cigar’s Flavor Comes from the Wrapper?

Even the blending experts don’t always agree on how much of a cigar’s flavor comes from the wrapper leaf – learn why, plus we pay forward a cool trick you can try to test your favorite cigar to see how much its flavor comes from the wrapper leaf.

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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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2018 CA Report: 10 Cigar Boom Cigars Your Humidor Shouldn’t Be Without

For those who remember the Cigar Boom ’90s (and those who wish you did), step into the Hot Nub Time Machine as we report on 10 cigars that helped light the match. Many veteran cigar smokers still enjoy these seminal smokes today; newer cigar smokers, you’ll discover some true classics well worth adding to your collection.

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How to help get rid of cigar odor

Tired of your significant other saying "Yecch, you stink!" when you're done smoking your cigar? Here's a how to guide to get rid of cigar odor.
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