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Hoyo de Monterrey Le Hoyo du Depute

More reviews here. From 2001. Been in humidor since 19 August 2009. Smoked 20 November 2009.

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Hoyo de Monterrey Epicure Especial

Received 15 September 2009. Smoked Thursday 19 November 2009. Nice construction. Very even burn. Draw slightly tighter than my preference. Nothing particularly ‘especial’ about this though! Similar to the

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Hoyo de Monterrey Le Hoyo du Maire

Other reviews here. From 2001. Been in humidor since 19 August 2009. Smoked 17 November 2009. Pleasant 25 minute small smoke. Wood and tea flavours. Wood is predominant in this compared to mostly tea in the Le Hoyo du Roi. … Continue reading

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La Flor de Cano Preferidos

Other reviews here. Box code was CBNISU (December 1998). Smoked Saturday 14 November 2009. This was a bit crap. Tired, I thought I’d just go for something that wasn’t going to last too long. This certainly didn’t. I was having … Continue reading

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Bolivar Royal Corona

More reviews here. Box code was TEB MAY 08. Smoked 13 November 2009. Considering my last one left a little to be desired,

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Quintero Nacionale

Reviews here. Received as part of a ‘cigar bomb’ on 1 August 2009. Pre-light it smelt of sandalwood, or something else like incense. Perhaps this is what Spanish Cedar smells like! The draw was a slightly sweet tobacco. Looked OK, … Continue reading

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Jose L. Piedra Breva

Reviews here. In the humi since 12 August 2009. Nothing outstanding, but in all honesty I was concentrating on driving in thick fog at night so it was was the least of my concerns! Burn was good, seemed a bit … Continue reading

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Punch Petit Punch

Reviews here. Box code EMA NOV 07. Smoked Friday 6 November 2009, straight out of the box when it turned up in the post!

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La Flor de Cano Selectos

Reviews here. Box code was EGD CCUT. Smoked Sunday 1 November 2009. I had to bite the tip off this as I didn’t have a cutter convenient. Did a surprisingly good job in the dark. Probably could have been better … Continue reading

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Por Larranaga Petit Corona

Reviews here. Unsure of age or how long it’s been in the humidor, but would guess up to six months. Smoked Sunday 1 November 2009. This either needed more rest or I’m letting them get too dry, as the expected … Continue reading

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