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Davidoff Signature 2000 “702 Series” – Prerelease Cigar Review

Back in 2009, Davidoff released a limited batch of cigars known as the “Davidoff Selección 702” that many considered the company’s best blend to date. It was unique because Davidoff used an exclusive wrapper from Ecuador that was a hybrid of three different seeds and used 80% Dominican ligero filler tobaccos for strength and taste. A combination that Master Blender Henke Keller worked extensively on. Since then, you’d be lucky to get your hands on […]

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Pre-Release: E.P. Carrillo Short Run 2016 Cigar Review

Yesterday I had a chance to sit down with David Spirt and Taylor Hall from E.P. Carrillo who stopped by Two Guys Smoke Shop while in New Hampshire. During the course of the visit, I was gifted a pre-release of the Short Run 2016 which is scheduled to ship to retailers in early May. There are a few things new about this year’s release and the most noticeable is the band which is the first […]

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Prerelease Davidoff Nicaragua Box Pressed Cigar Review

Davidoff is about to release their first ever box pressed vitola to adorn the Davidoff name. This past February, details emerged about the new cigar. A press release stated that the cigar would be released in a toro and robusto size with a Habano Oscuro wrapper instead of the Habano Rosado that is on the original. Davidoff also stated that they slightly modified the blend to deliver a fuller and spicier flavor profile, specifically to […]

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Alec Bradley Post Embargo Pre-Release Cigar Review

Sometime over the summer Drinnan Thornton the sales rep for Alec Bradley stopped at The Cigar Authority to catch up with us, and at the time to give us a sample of Sanctum. In turn we asked about Alec Bradley Post Embargo of which he had no clue, so we showed him the trademark that Alec Bradley had registered that same day. This Saturday AM I got a text asking if I would be around […]

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Cigar Review | Debonaire Maduro 33 Degrees *PreRelease*

The Debonaire line of cigars from Phil Zanghi who was once Rocky Patel’s Partner has seen some considerable success and that success seems to be growing. At the 2014 IPCPR, he gifted The Cigar Authority with an A size cigar that was aging for a future release. As that release grows nearer, possibly at the 2015 IPCPR we decided to reach into the humidor, and pull out this monster of a cigar. The name of […]

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