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  • Blind Review: Davidoff Escurio RobustoBlind Review: Davidoff Escurio Robusto
    August 11, 2022
    The Davidoff Escurio Robusto is a made by Davidoff Cigars who is owned by Oettinger Davidoff AG, based in Basel,¬†Switzerland. The brand is named after the “King of Cigars,” Zino Davidoff who owned and operated a tobacco specialist shop in Geneva, Switzerland from 1926 to 1994. Released in 2015, the Davidoff Escurio line features

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  • Blind Review: Protocol Bass Reeves NaturalBlind Review: Protocol Bass Reeves Natural
    August 4, 2022
    The Protocol Bass Reeves is the third installment for the Lawmen Series from Cubariqueno. Reeves, the name sake for this cigar was a figure who was often known as the inspiration for the Lone Ranger. Reeves was born into slavery in Arkansas in 1838. It is unclear exactly how, but he was able to escape

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  • Blind Review: Protocol Bass Reeves MaduroBlind Review: Protocol Bass Reeves Maduro
    August 3, 2022
    The Protocol launched the Lawmen Series to acknowledge and pay recognition to figures who has impacted in law enforcement throughout history. It all started in 2019 with Sir Robert Peel, the founder of Scotland Yard. Then in early 2021, introducing Eliot Ness, the second line in the Lawmen Series who is best known for capturing

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  • Blind Review: La Palina El Diario KB IIBlind Review: La Palina El Diario KB II
    August 1, 2022
    La Palina El Diario KB II is made by “negociant” cigar manufacturer La Palina Cigars.¬† The El Diario brand is a collaboration with the great minds at Alec Bradley and is made out of their Fabrica de Tobacos Raices Cubanas factory in Honduras. La Palina is a cigar manufacturer with roots that trace back to

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  • Blind Review: AVO Improvisation 2022 WhiteBlind Review: AVO Improvisation 2022 White
    July 29, 2022
    Since 2001, Avo has been known for its yearly Limited Edition releases celebrating Avo Uvezian’s birthday. In 2015, that tradition was replaced with another, debuting the Avo Improvisation series. The name pays tribute to Avo’s love for music and the impromptu nature of jazz. Sadly, the Avo Improvisation 2022 will be the last release

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  • Blind Review: AVO Improvisation 2022 Black LabelBlind Review: AVO Improvisation 2022 Black Label
    July 29, 2022
    Earlier in March, Davidoff released the final act for one of its widely celebrated series, the AVO Improvisation 2022. It started out in 2015 to celebrate the life of Uvezian AVO and his love for music. Since then, a total of eleven blends has released in a span of eight years. Whether its the presentation

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  • Blind Review: Oliva Serie O CoronaBlind Review: Oliva Serie O Corona
    July 26, 2022
    The Oliva Serie O Corona is manufactured by Oliva Cigar Co. at their factory in Esteli, Nicaragua.  Formerly launched in 1995 as an independent cigar company, their steady popularity lead them to be purchased in 2016 by J. Cortes Cigars which has continued the acclaimed production of the brand. However, to this day, all the

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  • Blind Review: Royal Jamaica Corojo RobustoBlind Review: Royal Jamaica Corojo Robusto
    July 25, 2022
    Royal Jamaica Corojo is a Casa De Montecristo exclusive release blended by the industry-renowned Abe Flores at his PDR Cigars factory in Santiago, Dominican Republic. Started in 1935 by James Frederick Gore out of Kingston, Jamaica and in strong demand until Hurricane Gilbert ravaged its supply-chain in 1988, the Royal Jamaica was an iconic

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