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Old 02-03-2013, 07:48 PM   #1071
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Never had a 5 Vegas before.


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Old 02-03-2013, 09:27 PM   #1072
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Never had a 5 Vegas before.
I think I have one in the humi.


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Old 02-04-2013, 12:55 AM   #1073
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Never had a 5 Vegas before.
They're ok. A decent smoke, but nothing memorable.
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Old 02-04-2013, 05:18 AM   #1074
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They are rated pretty high and have solid reviews. At under a $1.50 a stick there wasn't much to lose
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Old 02-04-2013, 03:17 PM   #1075
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I think I've found a new favorite. Smoking a JdN Antano dark corojo dobl fuerte and loving it. Not as strong as I thought it would be but definitely not disappointed. Creamy, slightly chewy, with notes of cedar, coffee and leather. Maybe just a touch of cinnamon. Turning out to be just what I needed. Update. Just passed the half way point and starting to get some dark coco and saltines.
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Old 02-04-2013, 03:31 PM   #1076
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I think I've found a new favorite. Smoking a JdN Antano dark corojo dobl fuerte and loving it. Not as strong as I thought it would be but definitely not disappointed. Creamy, slightly chewy, with notes of cedar, coffee and leather. Maybe just a touch of cinnamon. Turning out to be just what I needed. Update. Just passed the half way point and starting to get some dark coco and saltines.
Those are really good. Have you had the JDN 1970 Antaņo?
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No, I haven't found one yet. If its anything like the one I just finished it will definitely be added to my list.
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Old 02-04-2013, 05:26 PM   #1078
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No, I haven't found one yet. If its anything like the one I just finished it will definitely be added to my list.
To me the 1970 is more chocolatey, creamy, stronger, and has a little less assertive black pepper note. Did I mention they're about $6 a stick while easily smoking better than many $10+ cigars? Honestly they are one of my go to cigars and price just makes them even better.
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This afternoon, I'm doing some work from home while brewing a 12 gallon batch of IPA. It's a new recipe I put together because my LHBS was out of cascade hops due to a dog taking a dump in the 8 lbs of leaf hops they had on hand (Came from the MFG that way). I was able to get 4 oz of Citra hops so I put together a nice little 89 IBU IPA!

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While I'm brewing I'm enjoying an AB Tempus Magistrate Maduro I picked up 3 years ago. It's so smooth now!
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Quote/ KeyWestBrewing: To me the 1970 is more chocolatey, creamy, stronger, and has a little less assertive black pepper note. Did I mention they're about $6 a stick while easily smoking better than many $10+ cigars? Honestly they are one of my go to cigars and price just makes them even better. /Quote

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.


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