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CAO Arcana Mortal Coil Toro January 2023 90
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: (Brlesq)
This cigar was enjoyable. It was well-constructed, had a perfect draw, and just enough complexity in flavor to keep it interesting, while the notes that were present are all quite nice. I think that... Read More
CAO Arcana Mortal Coil Toro January 2023 90
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: (junglepete)
This was a pretty good cigar. It's been a while since I have had something from CAO and I was interested in trying this blend. Thanks goes out to Chuck for sponsoring this critique. The flavor pro... Read More
CAO Arcana Mortal Coil Toro January 2023 93
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: (McBryde)
I liked the cigar. It hit my palate quite nicely, and I am not usually a huge fan of most CAO stuff. It seemed like a young cigar, and I think it would be a great candidate cigar for some aging. I loo... Read More
CAO Arcana Mortal Coil Toro January 2023 96
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Kent (05Venturer)
Big thanks to Chuck for sponsoring and letting me review this fantastic cigar. It was a great Christmas Eve morning smoke. As noted previously I have smoked several of these previously and find that ... Read More
CAO Arcana Mortal Coil Toro January 2023 89
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Brian (ninfiction)
I'd like to thank Chuck for providing the cigar for this review. I found the cigar very enjoyable; the profile was right up my ally. Just a bit of a one trick pony in my opinion. I might have t... Read More
Casdagli Cigars Club Mareva Especial Corona Grande December 2022 93
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Stephen (appollo)
I would like to thank Ryan for including me. The stick was right up my alley with flavors and burn. It was 1hr.30min well spent. The stick had a some real nice transitions and complexity to go with it... Read More
Casdagli Cigars Club Mareva Especial Corona Grande December 2022 88
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Gary (headfirst)
Overall this was a fine smoke and I thank Ryan for the opportunity to smoke it. I'm very curious to find out what it was. I guessed a Cuban similar in size and head type but I could be way off, the ... Read More
Casdagli Cigars Club Mareva Especial Corona Grande December 2022 89
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: (nirab)
Overall, I enjoyed this cigar, but I did find the wood notes a bit overpowering at times. As for performance, this cigar behaved just as a cigar should. Perfect burn and draw. The profile is not one t... Read More
Casdagli Cigars Club Mareva Especial Corona Grande December 2022 87
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Neal (ntanner)
This was a nice smoke. A little on the milder side but with a good set of flavors and a nice slow burn. Not overly complex but smooth and well balanced. Something worth having in the humidor for sure.... Read More
Casdagli Cigars Club Mareva Especial Corona Grande December 2022 88
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: (metalhead y cigarguy)
This cigar had a nice presentation and was well constructed with a flavor profile that had nice transitions. It's a nice medium bodied cigar that paired well with my coffee and made for a great aftern... Read More
Dissident Tirade (2020) November 2022 90
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: (Brlesq)
A cigar doesn't always need to be complex to be enjoyable. The Tirade was the right size cigar to pull that off, with flavors that matched my palate and a perfect burn. Definitely one that I will see... Read More
Dissident Tirade (2020) November 2022 91
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: (Deener27)
I would like to thank Byron a ton for selecting a great cigar for this month's critique and for selecting me as a reviewer. This truly was a cigar that I was looking forward to spending time reviewing... Read More
Dissident Tirade (2020) November 2022 87
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Adam (BewareDaPenguin)
Thanks again to my bro Byron and Cigar Geeks for giving me the chance to review this stick. I haven’t smoked much from this manufacturer/ factory, but this is a very smooth and good stick, I’d be ... Read More
Dissident Tirade (2020) November 2022 91
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Todd (tuck0411)
Excellent smoke, this one, with great full-bodied flavors and very good construction. The only complaint is it didn't last long enough. Would definitely smoke this one again and will since Byron was k... Read More
Dissident Tirade (2020) November 2022 88
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Brian (ninfiction)
Thanks to Byron for supplying the cigars and sponsoring the critique. It was cool to be able to smoke 2 of them for the review. The cigar isn't bad, it's a chonker. Heavy but not strong...well Medi... Read More
Hammer & Sickle Tradicion Serie Churchill October 2022 43
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: (McBryde)
In summary, I don't feel that this cigar is worth the $8.99 price point. The flavor of the half of the cigar that I was able to smoke wasn't bad, but wasn't overly impressive either. It would be a goo... Read More
Hammer & Sickle Tradicion Serie Churchill October 2022 84
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: (DonM)
Overall, this is an average mild cigar with some nice flavors. I enjoyed this in on the 1st morning that it was a bit cooler here and was enjoyable with some coffee and water. Thanks Kevin for inclu... Read More
Hammer & Sickle Tradicion Serie Churchill October 2022 88
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Stephen (appollo)
I would like to thank Kevin for asking me in on this. I was a little hesitate for I normally don't smoke connies. I was pleasantly surprised with the stick even though the flavors aren't in my wheel h... Read More
Hammer & Sickle Tradicion Serie Churchill October 2022 74
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Gary (headfirst)
Thanks to Kevin for sponsoring and inviting me personally to review this one. Unfortunately at the end of the day it smoked like a budget Connie and just didn't ring my bell. I'm curious to see if t... Read More
Hammer & Sickle Tradicion Serie Churchill October 2022 84
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Neal (ntanner)
Not a bad smoke overall. Enjoyed some of the unique flavors but found the necessary pace to keep this one going a bit faster then I usually smoke. That said, still enjoyable and something I would smo... Read More
Crowned Heads TAA 2022 The Lost Angel September 2022 87
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: (Brlesq)
This was a good cigar. Not very complex, but most of the flavors were in my wheelhouse, making it an enjoyable experience. I’m always interested in trying annual releases, especially from Crowned He... Read More
Crowned Heads TAA 2022 The Lost Angel September 2022 70
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Stephen (appollo)
I would like to thank Brian for including me in this review. I'm a big CH fan and looked forward to this. The tunneling problem I hope is a one time deal and I have more of these and hopefully turns o... Read More
Crowned Heads TAA 2022 The Lost Angel September 2022 91
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Barry (benchjockey)
This was not a complex cigar for me. Call it a one trick pony, but it worked because I enjoyed the trick. This is truly a dessert cigar. I enjoyed this cigar very much and definitely will be lookin... Read More
Crowned Heads TAA 2022 The Lost Angel September 2022 91
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: (Murphy223)
Thank you ninfiction (Brian) for sponsoring and thanks Bruce (Brlesq) for allowing me to participate As a fan of Crowned Heads Cigars, this one did not disappoint. I thoroughly enjoyed this cigar f... Read More
Aging Room Quattro Nicaragua Maestro Torpedo August 2022 91
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Brian (bstessl)
Overall I enjoyed the cigar, thanks to Stephen for including me in this one! About halfway through my guess came to me. Between the strength and shape/size of the cigar in going with the Eye of the ... Read More
Aging Room Quattro Nicaragua Maestro Torpedo August 2022 84
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: (Cfickter)
It’s hard to score in a blind review without having some sort of reference of a manufacture. All of my notes might have been very well what the manufacture intended. Mostly I deducted points from t... Read More
Aging Room Quattro Nicaragua Maestro Torpedo August 2022 89
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Byron (Beegerply)
Overall I found this cigar to be very pleasant. The complexity of the cigar was good but I think there could be more. My first guess would be the 1964 Anniversary Belicoso Maduro, however the complexi... Read More
Aging Room Quattro Nicaragua Maestro Torpedo August 2022 89
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: (nirab)
I really enjoyed this cigar. It was not overly complex, and the changes were minimal, but it was a nice smoke to enjoy while floating in the pool. I would definitely smoke this one again...whatever it... Read More
Aging Room Quattro Nicaragua Maestro Torpedo August 2022 85
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Adam (BewareDaPenguin)
Overall this was a very good cigar. As I've said above, I have no clue what this cigar was. I sent my guess over, but I'm sure I was wrong lol. I want to thank Appollo and Geeks for the chance to revi... Read More
ADVentura The Royal Return King's Gold Corona July 2022 65
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: (arrow34)
I was pretty excited to try this stick and really enjoy trying new cigars and in this case a unbranded stick. I like the idea of not being influenced by a label and maker... In this case, I did not m... Read More
ADVentura The Royal Return King's Gold Corona July 2022 82
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: (McBryde)
Overall, the cigar had good flavor, but was not very complex. It was not rated higher due to the fact that I had to relight it 5 times for a corona sized cigar. I did enjoy the cigar though, and I am ... Read More
ADVentura The Royal Return King's Gold Corona July 2022 90
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Kent (05Venturer)
Overall cigar was enjoyable, I will be interested to see what this cigar is as this was a blind review and I truthfully have no clue even what to guess. I would like to try another couple of these wit... Read More
ADVentura The Royal Return King's Gold Corona July 2022 94
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: (Murphy223)
Thanks Bruce and Brian for letting me participate in this review. I really enjoy doing Blind reviews because I have no preconceived ideas on the cigar and can really just try to enjoy it. As mentione... Read More
ADVentura The Royal Return King's Gold Corona July 2022 89
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Neal (ntanner)
Very nice smoke. This is one to have in the humidor. Nice complexity and a great flavor profile made this a high scorer for me. I really like the look of the wrapper and this vitola is one of my favo... Read More
Camacho American Barrel-Aged Toro June 2022 87
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Deener27 (Deener27)
I want to thank Adam for selecting me to try this cigar. Normally, Camacho anything is not really my cup of tea but I was really hooked when I saw the barrel aged cigar from 6 years ago on here. Ove... Read More
Camacho American Barrel-Aged Toro June 2022 91
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Byron (Beegerply)
Overall, I enjoyed smoking this cigar, besides the small problem with the second third. I’ve always liked Camacho, and this is one of their goods ones. I would have some of these in my humidor for s... Read More
Camacho American Barrel-Aged Toro June 2022 92
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: klamm143 (klamm143)
AAAWWWW YES - always find Camachos well worth the time and price. From the "looks" of the stick, impressive label designs and price point - the Camacho Brand is hard to beat. I liked this stick and fe... Read More
Camacho American Barrel-Aged Toro June 2022 85
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: (junglepete)
A big thanks goes out to Adam for including me in this review and for giving me the opportunity to pay attention to a smoke I’ve had and liked in the past. I liked this one too. It may not have been... Read More
Camacho American Barrel-Aged Toro June 2022 74
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Brian (ninfiction)
Thanks Adam for including me in the critique. Unfortunately my love for bourbon didn't equate to a love for this cigar. This cigar just wasn't for me. There were moments where it tasted decent but few... Read More
Fuerte Y Libre Sun Country Toro May 2022 84
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: (Brlesq)
This was an interesting cigar with a profile that I have not come across before. It was just a smidge under medium in strength, and probably better suited as a morning or midday stick rather than one... Read More
Fuerte Y Libre Sun Country Toro May 2022 92
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Jay (Otter)
After receiving the cigar a little over three weeks ago, I left the stick resting in the cello at 65% RH until I pulled it out to smoke. It is a very interesting blend and I looked forward to trying i... Read More
Fuerte Y Libre Sun Country Toro May 2022 90
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: nirab (nirab)
I really enjoyed this cigar! It was very different, and in a good way. The creaminess was very distinct, and the spice was unique as well. I would love to smoke this again in the morning, along with a... Read More
Fuerte Y Libre Sun Country Toro May 2022 84
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: cfickter (Cfickter)
This was my first foray in to the line. There was little complexity, but the smoothness and lighter notes would seem to make it a good choice for an early day or first smoke where you may not want to... Read More
Fuerte Y Libre Sun Country Toro May 2022 90
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: HolySmokes (HolySmokes)
This was a very enjoyable smoke. It was straight to the point without any major twists and turns. It burned evenly and smoothly without a struggle to maintain a light. The cigar had no construction fl... Read More
Joya de Nicaragua Numero Uno L'ambassadeur April 2022 80
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Neil (Shukpaw)
I was very excited to try this cigar, but based on the one I tried, I would not add these to my normal rotation. I would smoke one again if available, but I would not go out of my way to get one. In... Read More
Joya de Nicaragua Numero Uno L'ambassadeur April 2022 91
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: (klamm143)
Overall I liked the cigar, and did not know what to expect as I've never had one of these before. I buy more darks / maduros than I do lights / connies. I would consider buying a few of these to hang ... Read More
Joya de Nicaragua Numero Uno L'ambassadeur April 2022 88
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Neal (ntanner)
This was a enjoyable 2 hours. Although there wasn't a lot of complexity there was enough to keep it interesting and the profile was a good one with a nice balance and very good smoke production. Defi... Read More
Joya de Nicaragua Numero Uno L'ambassadeur April 2022 48
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: (McBryde)
I was REALLY REALLY looking forward to this cigar, as I LOVE a lot of the JDN cigars. I have heard so many good reviews about this cigar, and the complexity of the cigar, and the smoothness of the cig... Read More
Joya de Nicaragua Numero Uno L'ambassadeur April 2022 86
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Todd (tuck0411)
A very enjoyable morning smoke, this one, although the nicotine was a bit stronger than what I'm normally used to from a connie blend. Nice flavors, great construction, not much here to dislike and I'... Read More
Blackbird Cigar Co. The Rio (Privada Cigar Club Exclusive) Gran Toro March 2022 78
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: (Brlesq)
This cigar had me scratching my head. At some points it was quite pleasant (monotone, not complex, but pleasant). At other times, a bitterness would appear and ruin the mood, then disappear again. T... Read More

   
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