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NobleCigars Act 1 July 2023 92
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Brian (ninfiction)
Thank you to Jon for providing the cigar for the critique and also including Act 2. Both cigars are very enjoyable and provide completely different profiles. I think the only points deducted were ... Read More
Caldwell Cigar Co. Long Live The Queen Ace Of Hearts July 2023 86
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Barry (benchjockey)
I didn’t expect this much milk chocolate sweetness from this cigar, but it was certainly welcome. Perhaps the biggest compliment I can pay the Queen of Hearts is that I smoked it slowly savoring eac... Read More
NobleCigars Act 1 July 2023 83
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: (Cfickter)
I personally like a cigar that starts strong. While the cigar didn't show a lot of complexity the overall experience moving thru the flavors that did show was enjoyable. Hard to be highly critic... Read More
NobleCigars Act 1 July 2023 86
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: (The Burn Ward)
Smoked down to the nub. I found the smoke to be closer to the mild side in strength and lighter flavor notes. Final smoking time was 70 minutes. If you're going to have one size, the toro is a gre... Read More
Black Label Trading Company Bishops Blend Lancero June 2023 87
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: (Brlesq)
This is a great, medium-bodied cigar with some unique and enjoyable flavors. And it looks cool! Enough complexity to keep things interesting. Total burn time was 1hr, 20min. I'm glad that Byron... Read More
Black Label Trading Company Bishops Blend Lancero June 2023 74
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Adam (BewareDaPenguin)
Thanks again to Byron and geeks for giving me the opportunity to review this stick. This was the tale of 2 halves for me. The stick looked great, started out great, then really started falling apart, ... Read More
Black Label Trading Company Bishops Blend Lancero June 2023 92
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: David Robinson (gitfiddl)
I thought this was a great cigar! I was very pleasantly surprised by the amount of sweetness. Sometimes, I find smaller ring cigars to be lacking in body and flavor, bot this particular doesn't ... Read More
Black Label Trading Company Bishops Blend Lancero June 2023 89
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Neal (ntanner)
Shout out to Byron for sponsoring this one, good choice. This was a good smoke. Flavorful and bold. It didn't have a lot of complexity but what it did have was good from start to finish and p... Read More
Black Label Trading Company Bishops Blend Lancero June 2023 89
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: (Murphy223)
Overall, I really enjoyed this cigar. It was not overly complex in flavor but a good solid smoke. Thanks Beegerply (Byron) for Sponsoring and Briesq for letting me participate. Really appreciat... Read More
All Saints Cigars St. Francis Mitre May 2023 90
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Byron (Beegerply)
Overall I really enjoyed this cigar. Although the complexity was not overwhelming it did stay consistent. I really liked the peaty earthiness to this cigar. This is a cigar that I would smoke again an... Read More
All Saints Cigars St. Francis Mitre May 2023 80
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Gary (headfirst)
Thanks to Kent for sponsoring, I was glad to try this since I've been curious to explore the brand after enjoying the Berkey earlier this month. This was pretty well made but just fell short in t... Read More
All Saints Cigars St. Francis Mitre May 2023 86
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Adam (BewareDaPenguin)
I’d like to thank Kent & Geeks for letting me submit this critique. Not normally a brand I’d smoked much from, so not very familiar with their lines, but this stick performed well. I had it pe... Read More
All Saints Cigars St. Francis Mitre May 2023 94
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Barry (benchjockey)
Since I always have a spot in my rotation for a chocolate tasting cigar, this stick was squarely in my wheelhouse so the lack of complexity was not an issue. The contrast between the chocolate and pep... Read More
All Saints Cigars St. Francis Mitre May 2023 82
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Brian (ninfiction)
Thanks to Kent for sponsoring this critique. While I didn't enjoy the first half of the cigar, it wasn't all bad. I do like an earthy cigar and the touch of pepper helped to keep it interestin... Read More
Stolen Throne Crook of the Crown Toro April 2023 91
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: (Brlesq)
As I said above, a cigar doesn't have to be complex to be enjoyable. This one appealed to me on many levels. My only criticism (and a small one at that) would be that I wish the ash held on longe... Read More
Stolen Throne Crook of the Crown Toro April 2023 94
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Dave (Deener27)
A big thank you to Brian (nirab) for selecting me for this review and for the fine folks over at Stolen Throne for producing and providing this great cigar. This was a wonderful smoke that I had neve... Read More
Stolen Throne Crook of the Crown Toro April 2023 91
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: (Cfickter)
Overall an excellent cigar and a very enjoyable smoke. I am a big fan of the San Andres wrapper this being 10 years old really adds great flavors. Great match for a nice dark roast coffee. Nice bala... Read More
Stolen Throne Crook of the Crown Toro April 2023 92
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: (Murphy223)
Thanks (nirab/Brian) for letting me participate. I had not tried any Stolen Throne cigars in the past and was looking forward to this one. I really enjoyed this cigar from start to finish. It was ... Read More
Stolen Throne Crook of the Crown Toro April 2023 93
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Neal (ntanner)
This was a really good smoke in my opinion, great construction, lots of smoke production and a flavor profile that ticked a lot of boxes for me. This is definitely one I will be looking to add to the ... Read More
French Collection (by Jochy Blanco) Cardinal Mazarin March 2023 90
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: (amigodecigars)
It was well-constructed with well aged tobaccos, had a perfect draw, and just enough complexity in flavor to keep it interesting. I really enjoy well aged tobacco and these were aged for 6 years acco... Read More
French Collection (by Jochy Blanco) Cardinal Mazarin March 2023 89
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Byron (Beegerply)
I found this cigar to be a bit to mild for me. As nice as it looked I was hoping for more. I'm not sure if the mildness caused me not to pick up more notes in this cigar. I think this cigar would ... Read More
French Collection (by Jochy Blanco) Cardinal Mazarin March 2023 64
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: (junglepete)
The lineage and breeding of this venture had me quite interested, but is was a tough cigar to evaluate. The construction issues surely diminished the overall experience. I liked most of the tastes, bu... Read More
French Collection (by Jochy Blanco) Cardinal Mazarin March 2023 64
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Gary (headfirst)
Thanks to Todd for letting me give this one a try. I definitely saw the potential for an enjoyable smoke in that first third, but unfortunately mine had construction issues that plagued it the rest o... Read More
French Collection (by Jochy Blanco) Cardinal Mazarin March 2023 82
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: (DRuff)
This cigar was pretty good. Not a flavor bomb and definitely not in my usual wheelhouse, but a decent smoke for the most part. Medium strength with some flavor transitions, and a few burn issues but n... Read More
Black Label Trading Company Deliverance Porcelain Corona Gorda February 2023 92
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Brian (bstessl)
Thanks again to Gary for hosting this one and letting me give my opinion of it. Overall This was a pleasant experience and I feel that it was appropriately named “Porcelain” due to the fact t... Read More
Black Label Trading Company Deliverance Porcelain Corona Gorda February 2023 93
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: (Cfickter)
Overall the finest Connecticut shade cigar I have smoked. It's hard not to like anything blended by James Brown and coming out of Fabrica Oveja Negra. This is a must have cigar and will be somet... Read More
Black Label Trading Company Deliverance Porcelain Corona Gorda February 2023 93
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Todd (tuck0411)
An excellent Conny blend, this one, with plenty of spice and loads of flavor. It had a very interesting balance between the lighter creamy notes from the wrapper and the more full-bodied notes from th... Read More
Black Label Trading Company Deliverance Porcelain Corona Gorda February 2023 74
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: (Murphy223)
Thanks to both Brian and Gary for letting me review this cigar. I was excited to try this cigar but unfortunately as you can see above, I think this one was a dud. I may try another one but am not pl... Read More
Black Label Trading Company Deliverance Porcelain Corona Gorda February 2023 85
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Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Neal (ntanner)
Overall this was a good smoke. The flavor profile was decent and has enough going on to keep it interesting, it just wasn't quite on the mark for me. Well made and I loved the smoke production but... Read More
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

   
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