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Old 02-04-2013, 07:34 PM   #1081
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wubeers71..... Nice set up man!!! Even better looking cigar lol



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That does sound good. I have managed to find the Tat TAA 2012. I plan on picking up a stick later on this week. I've noticed that quite a few people are buying on line and was wondering how the shops tend to deal with summer time temps when shipping? I figure they must ship in a humi pouch which would compensate for a dry climate but the mailbox or warehouse temp can really ramp up quick in Arizona they just may show up cooked. One of the biggest reasons I still shop at a B&M even though the prices can get a little high.
Companies do use boveda packs with their orders. But even still, the reasons you mentioned are why I prefer to use good vendors that are close(I'm lucky I live in Florida) so that the shipping is quicker. I also try to order in the beginning of the week so they dont have to sit over the weekend. Them sitting in that high of temperatures is also why a lot of people freeze cigars.
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Gentlemen,

I am trying to compile a wish list of cigars so I can effectively shop. Could you list some of your 'must try' cigars? Maybe include the price range if you know off hand. Maybe three or so at each price point; super premium, premium... Etc. there's just too much info out there for me to effectively sample cigars

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Old 02-05-2013, 03:32 AM   #1083
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Gentlemen,

I am trying to compile a wish list of cigars so I can effectively shop. Could you list some of your 'must try' cigars? Maybe include the price range if you know off hand. Maybe three or so at each price point; super premium, premium... Etc. there's just too much info out there for me to effectively sample cigars

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Swisher Sweet with the plastic tip is always a good one.
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Old 02-05-2013, 03:53 AM   #1084
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$6-9 range - Anything from JDN eapecially the 1970 Antaño, Tat Fausto, Any 601, Oliva O Maduro, Genesis The Project,

$9-12 range - San Lotano Maduro, La Dueña, Oliva V LE, Oliva V Maduro, La Aroma De Cuba Mi Amor, Tat Black Label, Padron x000 series maduros, Jaime Garcia Reserva Especial, Kristoff Corojo Limitada, Kristoff Maduro, Illusione Epernay, Lat' 54, Aging Room 356, Headley Grange, Four Kicks, Undercrown

$12-20 range - Fuente Anejo especially the shark, Fuente Opus X, Liga Privada 9 and the T52, anything in LP Unico Series, Herrera Esteli, Tat Cojonu, Padron 64 Maduro or any Padron Anniversary, Viaje Honey and Hand Grenades, Fuente Hemingway Work of Art Maduro, Fuente God of Fire Serie B

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Swisher Sweet with the plastic tip is always a good one.
I just got a saweet deal on those!
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I just got a saweet deal on those!
Sweet! That's all I have in my humidor.
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A few good cigars in the low price range and still very good quality are:
Brick house, Brick house maduro, El Baton and Alec Bradley American blend. I've found all locally for around $3 and under, on line you could probably find them for less. The Brick house line was rated at a 90 by Cigar Aficionado if that holds any weight with you. I've found it a decent guide to at least get me started with a few new sticks. I don't always agree with their scores though. Every bodies pallet is different.

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Old 02-05-2013, 01:18 PM   #1088
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A few good cigars in the low price range and still very good quality are:
Brick house, Brick house maduro, El Baton and Alec Bradley American blend. I've found all locally for around $3 and under, on line you could probably find them for less. The Brick house line was rated at a 90 by Cigar Aficionado if that holds any weight with you. I've found it a decent guide to at least get me started with a few new sticks. I don't always agree with their scores though. Every bodies pallet is different.
I'm no connoisseur, but I've definitely enjoyed the 3 or so Brick Houses I've had.
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I'm no connoisseur, but I've definitely enjoyed the 3 or so Brick Houses I've had.
I've never had one but I've heard good things.
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I just had a nice cigar score! I was helping my friend move and he decided to give me his small but good quality humidor because he hasn't smoked in a couple of years. There's about 10 good cigars in it that I'm hoping I can rehabilitate. This came at the perfect time because I was just getting ready to make my next order. Should be able to hold off and start smoking these in a few weeks.

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