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  • All Saints Cigars
  • Solamente
  • Solamente

  • 5.00" X 58rg

  • Colorado

  • Nicaragua

  • Review Date: 06/13/2022
  • Age: /2021
  • Wrapper - Ecuador
  • Binder - Nicaragua
  • Filler - Nicaragua, Nicaragua, Nicaragua
  • Descriptors: Cinnamon, Dried Flowers, Bread,
  • Beverage Pairing: Beer - Lager
  • Food Pairing:
Benchmarked Cigar

Complexity

7.75

Spice

6.25

Body

7.00

8.8

Overall Rating

  • All Saints Cigars
  • Dedicación
  • Coach

  • 7.00" X 48rg

  • Colorado Maduro

  • Nicaragua

  • Review Date: 05/06/2022
  • Age: /2020
  • Wrapper - Mexico
  • Binder - Nicaragua
  • Filler - Nicaragua, Nicaragua, Nicaragua
  • Descriptors: Black Pepper, Bitter Chocolate, Coffee, Woodiness (General)........
  • Beverage Pairing: Beer - Ale
  • Food Pairing:
Benchmarked Cigar

Complexity

8.75

Spice

7.00

Body

7.75

9.0

Overall Rating

  • HVC
  • Hot Cake
  • Laguito No. 4
  • Robusto

  • 4.50" X 52rg

  • Maduro

  • Nicaragua

  • Review Date: 04/28/2022
  • Age: /
  • Wrapper - Mexico
  • Binder - Nicaragua
  • Filler - Nicaragua
  • Descriptors: Allspice, Black Pepper, Carmelized Sugar, Chocolate........
  • Beverage Pairing: Whiskey - Bourbon
  • Food Pairing:

Complexity

8.50

Spice

9.25

Body

8.00

8.5

Overall Rating

  • AVO
  • Avo Syncro Nicaragua
  • Gordo

  • 6.00" X 60rg

  • Colorado

  • Dominican Republic

  • Review Date: 02/03/2022
  • Age: /
  • Wrapper - Ecuador
  • Binder - Dominican Republic
  • Filler - Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, Peru
  • Descriptors: Dried Fruit, Licorice, Cappuccino, Coffee........
  • Beverage Pairing:
  • Food Pairing:

Complexity

8.50

Spice

4.00

Body

7.75

8.8

Overall Rating

  • Black Label Trading Company
  • Last Rites
  • Robusto

  • 5.00" X 54rg

  • Oscuro

  • Nicaragua

  • Review Date: 12/23/2021
  • Age: /2020
  • Wrapper - Ecuador
  • Binder - Honduras
  • Filler - Nicaragua, Honduras
  • Descriptors: Black Pepper, Dark Chocolate, Earthiness (General), Sweet........
  • Beverage Pairing:
  • Food Pairing:
Benchmarked Cigar

Complexity

7.25

Spice

8.00

Body

8.50

8.5

Overall Rating

  • Plasencia
  • Alma Fuerte
  • Generación V

  • 7.00" X 58rg

  • Colorado Maduro

  • Nicaragua

  • Review Date: 12/22/2021
  • Age: /2019
  • Wrapper - Nicaragua
  • Binder - Nicaragua
  • Filler - Nicaragua, Nicaragua, Nicaragua, Nicaragua
  • Descriptors: Plum, Anise, Molases, Roasted Nut........
  • Beverage Pairing:
  • Food Pairing:
Benchmarked Cigar

Complexity

9.00

Spice

8.25

Body

9.00

9.3

Overall Rating

  • Plasencia
  • Alma Fuerte
  • Sixto II

  • 6.00" X 60rg

  • Colorado Maduro

  • Nicaragua

  • Review Date: 12/22/2021
  • Age: /2019
  • Wrapper - Nicaragua
  • Binder - Nicaragua
  • Filler - Nicaragua, Nicaragua, Nicaragua, Nicaragua
  • Descriptors: Prune, Cinnamon, Molases, Charred Wood........
  • Beverage Pairing:
  • Food Pairing:
Benchmarked Cigar

Complexity

8.00

Spice

8.50

Body

9.00

9.3

Overall Rating

  • Flor de las Antillas
  • Flor de las Antillas - Sungrown
  • Toro

  • 6.00" X 52rg

  • Colorado

  • Nicaragua

  • Review Date: 12/21/2021
  • Age: /2021
  • Wrapper - Nicaragua
  • Binder - Nicaragua
  • Filler - Nicaragua
  • Descriptors: Dried Flowers, Toast,
  • Beverage Pairing:
  • Food Pairing:
Benchmarked Cigar

Complexity

7.50

Spice

7.00

Body

7.50

8.3

Overall Rating

  • My Father
  • Le Bijou 1922
  • Torpedo

  • 6.12" X 52rg

  • O.O. (Oscuro-Oscuro)

  • Nicaragua

  • Review Date: 12/21/2021
  • Age: /2021
  • Wrapper - Nicaragua
  • Binder - Nicaragua
  • Filler - Nicaragua
  • Descriptors: Coffee, Leather, Charred Wood, Creamy........
  • Beverage Pairing:
  • Food Pairing:
Benchmarked Cigar

Complexity

8.25

Spice

7.75

Body

8.25

9.3

Overall Rating

  • Sin Compromiso
  • Selección No. 7

  • 7.00" X 56rg

  • Maduro

  • Nicaragua

  • Review Date: 12/21/2021
  • Age: /2019
  • Wrapper - Mexico
  • Binder - Ecuador
  • Filler - Nicaragua
  • Descriptors: Prune, Black Pepper, Carmelized Sugar, Chocolate........
  • Beverage Pairing: sweet coffee
  • Food Pairing:
Benchmarked Cigar

Complexity

9.00

Spice

7.75

Body

8.50

9.3

Overall Rating

  • Mi Querida
  • Mi Querida Triqui Traca
  • No. 652

  • 6.00" X 52rg

  • Maduro

  • Nicaragua

  • Review Date: 12/18/2021
  • Age: /2020
  • Wrapper - United States of America
  • Binder - Nicaragua
  • Filler - Nicaragua, Dominican Republic
  • Descriptors: Black Pepper, Coffee, Dark Chocolate, Leather........
  • Beverage Pairing:
  • Food Pairing:
Benchmarked Cigar

Complexity

7.50

Spice

7.75

Body

8.50

9.0

Overall Rating

  • Mi Querida
  • Ancho Largo

  • 6.00" X 52rg

  • Maduro

  • Nicaragua

  • Review Date: 12/18/2021
  • Age: /2020
  • Wrapper - United States of America
  • Binder - Nicaragua
  • Filler - Nicaragua
  • Descriptors: Black Pepper, Coffee, Dark Chocolate, Leather........
  • Beverage Pairing:
  • Food Pairing:
Benchmarked Cigar

Complexity

7.50

Spice

7.25

Body

8.25

9.0

Overall Rating

  • Neanderthal
  • HN

  • 5.00" X 56rg

  • Maduro

  • Nicaragua

  • Review Date: 12/15/2021
  • Age: /2021
  • Wrapper - Mexico
  • Binder - United States of America
  • Filler - Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, United States of America
  • Descriptors: Black Pepper, Bitter Chocolate, Cocoa, Dry/Tannic........
  • Beverage Pairing: Water - Sparkling
  • Food Pairing:
Benchmarked Cigar

Complexity

8.25

Spice

8.50

Body

9.25

9.3

Overall Rating

  • EP Carrillo
  • Encore
  • Majestic

  • 5.38" X 52rg

  • Colorado

  • Dominican Republic

  • Review Date: 12/15/2021
  • Age: /2020
  • Wrapper - Nicaragua
  • Binder - Nicaragua
  • Filler - Nicaragua
  • Descriptors: Toast, Charred Wood,
  • Beverage Pairing: Beer - Lager
  • Food Pairing:
Benchmarked Cigar

Complexity

7.75

Spice

6.75

Body

7.50

8.5

Overall Rating

  • EP Carrillo
  • Pledge
  • Prequel

  • 5.00" X 50rg

  • Maduro

  • Dominican Republic

  • Review Date: 12/15/2021
  • Age: /2021
  • Wrapper - United States of America
  • Binder - Ecuador
  • Filler - Nicaragua
  • Descriptors: Black Currant, Black Pepper, Dark Chocolate, Espresso........
  • Beverage Pairing: Coffee - Espresso
  • Food Pairing:
Benchmarked Cigar

Complexity

9.00

Spice

8.00

Body

9.25

9.3

Overall Rating

  • PG Cigars
  • PG 15th Anniversary
  • Belicoso Extra

  • 6.75" X 52rg

  • Colorado

  • Dominican Republic

  • Review Date: 12/11/2021
  • Age: /2015
  • Wrapper - Nicaragua
  • Binder - Dominican Republic
  • Filler - Dominican Republic
  • Descriptors: Dried Fruit, White Pepper, Dried Flowers, Coffee........
  • Beverage Pairing: Scotch - The Macallan 12 Sherry Cask Aged
  • Food Pairing:
Benchmarked Cigar

Complexity

9.50

Spice

8.25

Body

8.25

9.3

Overall Rating

  • Arturo Fuente
  • Hemingway
  • Short Story

  • 4.00" X 49rg

  • Colorado

  • Dominican Republic

  • Review Date: 12/11/2021
  • Age: /2020
  • Wrapper - Cameroon & Central African Republic
  • Binder -
  • Filler - Dominican Republic
  • Descriptors: Black Pepper, Cocoa,
  • Beverage Pairing: Coffee - Espresso
  • Food Pairing:
Benchmarked Cigar

Complexity

7.75

Spice

6.75

Body

7.50

8.8

Overall Rating

  • Arturo Fuente
  • Chateau Fuente
  • Natural
  • Double Chateau Fuente

  • 6.75" X 50rg

  • Colorado Claro

  • Dominican Republic

  • Review Date: 12/11/2021
  • Age: /2020
  • Wrapper - United States of America
  • Binder -
  • Filler - Dominican Republic
  • Descriptors: Black Pepper, Brioche, Cookie, Cedar........
  • Beverage Pairing: Beer - Lager
  • Food Pairing: Chicken
Benchmarked Cigar

Complexity

6.75

Spice

5.50

Body

6.00

7.8

Overall Rating

  • PG Cigars
  • PG 20th Anniversary
  • Symphony
  • Bombones Extra

  • 3.50" X 46rg

  • Colorado Rosado

  • Dominican Republic

  • Review Date: 12/04/2021
  • Age: /2011
  • Wrapper -
  • Binder -
  • Filler -
  • Descriptors: Black Currant, Dried Fruit, Dried Flowers, Coffee........
  • Beverage Pairing: Coffee - Espresso
  • Food Pairing:
Benchmarked Cigar

Complexity

9.00

Spice

8.00

Body

8.50

9.3

Overall Rating

  • R&D Cigars
  • PA/CT Broadleaf Capa Especial
  • Serie 2
  • Green Label
  • Toro

  • 6.00" X 50rg

  • Maduro

  • Nicaragua

  • Review Date: 07/28/2021
  • Age: 04/2015
  • Wrapper - United States of America
  • Binder - Honduras
  • Filler - Nicaragua, Nicaragua, Nicaragua
  • Descriptors: Black Currant, White Pepper, Dried Flowers, Coffee........
  • Beverage Pairing: Coffee - Espresso
  • Food Pairing: Steak
Benchmarked Cigar

Complexity

8.25

Spice

7.25

Body

8.25

9.3

Overall Rating

  • R&D Cigars
  • PA/CT Broadleaf Capa Especial
  • Serie 2
  • Green Label
  • Robusto

  • 5.00" X 50rg

  • Maduro

  • Nicaragua

  • Review Date: 07/28/2021
  • Age: 04/2015
  • Wrapper - United States of America
  • Binder - Honduras
  • Filler - Nicaragua, Nicaragua, Nicaragua
  • Descriptors: Black Currant, White Pepper, Dried Flowers, Coffee........
  • Beverage Pairing: Coffee - Espresso
  • Food Pairing: Steak
Benchmarked Cigar

Complexity

8.25

Spice

7.25

Body

8.25

9.3

Overall Rating

  • R&D Cigars
  • Brazilian Corojo Capa Especial
  • Serie 1
  • Orange Label
  • Toro

  • 6.00" X 50rg

  • Colorado

  • Honduras

  • Review Date: 07/28/2021
  • Age: 02/2014
  • Wrapper - Brazil
  • Binder - Brazil
  • Filler - Nicaragua, Nicaragua, Honduras
  • Descriptors: Dried Flowers, Toffee, Roasted Nut, Dry/Tannic........
  • Beverage Pairing: Beer - Lager
  • Food Pairing: Chicken
Benchmarked Cigar

Complexity

7.75

Spice

6.50

Body

5.00

8.3

Overall Rating

  • Padrón
  • 1964 Anniversary Series
  • Maduro
  • Square Tube
  • Presidente

  • 6.00" X 50rg

  • Maduro

  • Nicaragua

  • Review Date: 07/28/2021
  • Age: /2020
  • Wrapper - Nicaragua
  • Binder - Nicaragua
  • Filler - Nicaragua, Nicaragua, Nicaragua
  • Descriptors: Coffee, Dark Chocolate, Cocoa, Espresso........
  • Beverage Pairing: Coffee - Espresso
  • Food Pairing: Steak
Benchmarked Cigar

Complexity

9.00

Spice

6.00

Body

9.25

9.5

Overall Rating

  • Padrón
  • 1964 Anniversary Series
  • Natural
  • Square Tube
  • Presidente

  • 6.00" X 50rg

  • Colorado

  • Nicaragua

  • Review Date: 07/28/2021
  • Age: /2020
  • Wrapper - Nicaragua
  • Binder - Nicaragua
  • Filler - Nicaragua, Nicaragua, Nicaragua
  • Descriptors: Coffee, Espresso,
  • Beverage Pairing: Coffee - Espresso
  • Food Pairing: Steak
Benchmarked Cigar

Complexity

9.25

Spice

8.00

Body

9.00

9.5

Overall Rating

  • Ashton
  • Symmetry
  • Robusto

  • 5.00" X 50rg

  • Colorado Rosado

  • Dominican Republic

  • Review Date: 07/20/2021
  • Age: /
  • Wrapper - Ecuador
  • Binder - Dominican Republic
  • Filler - Nicaragua, Dominican Republic
  • Descriptors:
  • Beverage Pairing:
  • Food Pairing:

Complexity

8.75

Spice

8.00

Body

8.00

8.8

Overall Rating

  • Drew Estate
  • Factory Smokes
  • Toro

  • 6.00" X 52rg

  • Maduro

  • Nicaragua

  • Review Date: 12/11/2020
  • Age: /
  • Wrapper -
  • Binder - Indonesia
  • Filler - Indonesia
  • Descriptors: Black Currant, Blackberry, Prune, Rasberry........
  • Beverage Pairing: Whiskey - Scotch
  • Food Pairing: Cajun

Complexity

7.00

Spice

3.00

Body

4.00

7.3

Overall Rating

  • My Father Cigars
  • Le Bijou 1922 (The jewel)
  • Petit Corona

  • 4.50" X 50rg

  • O.O. (Oscuro-Oscuro)

  • Nicaragua

  • Review Date: 11/06/2020
  • Age: /
  • Wrapper -
  • Binder - Nicaragua
  • Filler - Nicaragua
  • Descriptors: Cinnamon, White Pepper, Cappuccino, Coffee........
  • Beverage Pairing: Coffee - Espresso
  • Food Pairing:

Complexity

9.00

Spice

8.50

Body

9.00

9.0

Overall Rating

  • Plasencia
  • Cosecha 146
  • Monte Carlo
  • Gordo

  • 6.00" X 58rg

  • Honduras

  • Review Date: 11/04/2020
  • Age: /
  • Wrapper - Honduras
  • Binder - Nicaragua
  • Filler - Nicaragua, Honduras
  • Descriptors: Vanilla, Cedar, Oak,
  • Beverage Pairing:
  • Food Pairing:

Complexity

8.50

Spice

5.00

Body

6.50

9.0

Overall Rating

  • HVC
  • Hot Cake
  • Laguito #5

  • 6.00" X 54rg

  • Maduro

  • Nicaragua

  • Review Date: 11/03/2020
  • Age: /
  • Wrapper - Mexico
  • Binder - Nicaragua
  • Filler - Nicaragua, Nicaragua
  • Descriptors: Carmelized Sugar, Nougat, Cocoa, Sweet........
  • Beverage Pairing: Coffee - Espresso
  • Food Pairing:

Complexity

8.50

Spice

3.75

Body

9.00

9.0

Overall Rating

  • Plasencia
  • Alma Fuerte
  • Monte Carlo
  • Sixto II Hexagono

  • 6.00" X 60rg

  • Colorado Maduro

  • Nicaragua

  • Review Date: 11/02/2020
  • Age: /
  • Wrapper - Nicaragua
  • Binder - Nicaragua
  • Filler - Nicaragua
  • Descriptors: Cardamom, Cinnamon, Chocolate, Honey........
  • Beverage Pairing: Water - Sparkling
  • Food Pairing:

Complexity

9.75

Spice

7.50

Body

9.75

9.8

Overall Rating

  • CAO
  • Consigliere
  • Associate

  • 5.00" X 52rg

  • Maduro

  • Nicaragua

  • Review Date: 05/22/2020
  • Age: 05/2020
  • Wrapper - Brazil
  • Binder - Honduras
  • Filler - Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, Colombia
  • Descriptors: Black Pepper, Bitter Chocolate, Molases, Cocoa........
  • Beverage Pairing: Beer - Stout
  • Food Pairing:

Complexity

6.00

Spice

7.00

Body

6.50

8.0

Overall Rating

  • Coach

  • 7.00" X 48rg

  • Colorado Maduro

  • Nicaragua

  • Review Date: 05/21/2020
  • Age: 04/2020
  • Wrapper - Mexico
  • Binder - Nicaragua
  • Filler - Nicaragua
  • Descriptors: Black Pepper, Bitter Chocolate, Leather, Coffee........
  • Beverage Pairing: Soda - Dr. Pepper
  • Food Pairing:

Complexity

8.75

Spice

7.00

Body

8.00

9.0

Overall Rating

  • AVO
  • Improvisation
  • Limited Edition
  • Toro

  • 6.00" X 52rg

  • Colorado

  • Dominican Republic

  • Review Date: 04/23/2020
  • Age: /2019
  • Wrapper - Ecuador
  • Binder - Dominican Republic
  • Filler - Dominican Republic
  • Descriptors: Black Pepper, Hibiscus, Toffee, Barnyard........
  • Beverage Pairing: Rum
  • Food Pairing:

Complexity

10.00

Spice

10.00

Body

10.00

10.0

Overall Rating

  • Alec Bradley
  • Prensado
  • Robusto

  • 5.00" X 50rg

  • Colorado

  • Honduras

  • Review Date: 04/16/2020
  • Age: /2018
  • Wrapper - Honduras
  • Binder - Nicaragua
  • Filler - Honduras, Nicaragua
  • Descriptors: Bittersweet, Black Pepper, Nutmeg, Dark Chocolate........
  • Beverage Pairing:
  • Food Pairing:

Complexity

9.50

Spice

7.00

Body

7.50

9.5

Overall Rating

  • Crowned Heads
  • Juarez
  • Toro

  • 6.00" X 54rg

  • Maduro

  • Nicaragua

  • Review Date: 04/15/2020
  • Age: 04/2020
  • Wrapper - Mexico
  • Binder - Ecuador
  • Filler - Nicaragua, Dominican Republic
  • Descriptors: Black Pepper, Cinnamon, Cloves, Red Pepper........
  • Beverage Pairing: Whiskey - Bourbon
  • Food Pairing:

Complexity

8.00

Spice

7.00

Body

9.00

9.0

Overall Rating

  • Tatuaje
  • Black Label
  • Petit Corona

  • 4.00" X 40rg

  • Colorado Maduro

  • Nicaragua

  • Review Date: 04/15/2020
  • Age: 01/2020
  • Wrapper - Nicaragua
  • Binder - Nicaragua
  • Filler - Nicaragua
  • Descriptors: Cherry, Black Pepper, Licorice, Dark Chocolate........
  • Beverage Pairing: Coffee - Espresso
  • Food Pairing: Dark Chocolate

Complexity

9.25

Spice

8.25

Body

9.00

9.3

Overall Rating

  • My Father Cigars
  • La Promesa
  • Panetela

  • 7.50" X 38rg

  • Oscuro

  • Nicaragua

  • Review Date: 04/14/2020
  • Age: /
  • Wrapper - Ecuador
  • Binder - Nicaragua
  • Filler - Nicaragua
  • Descriptors: Bittersweet, Black Pepper, Bitter Chocolate, Leather........
  • Beverage Pairing: sweet coffee
  • Food Pairing:

Complexity

8.00

Spice

9.00

Body

9.00

7.5

Overall Rating

  • Don Tomás
  • Clásico
  • Robusto

  • 5.50" X 50rg

  • Honduras

  • Review Date: 04/09/2020
  • Age: 04/2020
  • Wrapper - Honduras
  • Binder - Honduras
  • Filler - Honduras
  • Descriptors:
  • Beverage Pairing: Water - Sparkling
  • Food Pairing:

Complexity

7.00

Spice

4.00

Body

7.00

9.3

Overall Rating