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Top 10 cigars

Post by JohnnyMcPiperson » Sat Dec 15, 2018 9:07 pm

What are your top 10 favorite stogies?
Currently these are mine:
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All 5 of these
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Re: Top 10 cigars

Post by AKPreacher » Sat Dec 15, 2018 9:42 pm

1. Alex Gonzalez Lonsdale

2. Southern Draw Kudzu

3. Ezra Zion Oak & Eden

4. Ezra Zion All My Ex’s Maduro Lancero

5. Arturo Fuente Anejo Xtra Viejo

6. RASS

7. BLTC Benediction

8. Ezra Zion Sugar Cookie

9. Ezra Zion Lucille

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Re: Top 10 cigars

Post by Goose55 » Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:33 am

I am a cigar novice. Only have one favorite cigar, the one I most enjoyed from that $9.95 sampler AK told us about some time back. Oliva Master Blends 3.
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Re: Top 10 cigars

Post by Adam Z » Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:38 am

Like Goose, I'm a cigar novice as well, but out of the 6-8 different cigars I've smoked there have been two that I've really enjoyed far beyond the others:

1. My Father Flor de las Antillas
2. Padron 3000 maduro

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Re: Top 10 cigars

Post by Jester » Mon Dec 17, 2018 12:54 pm

I like anything that AKPreacher likes. He is my cigar guru.
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Re: Top 10 cigars

Post by Adam Z » Mon Dec 17, 2018 1:32 pm

AKPreacher wrote:
Sat Dec 15, 2018 9:42 pm
1. Alex Gonzalez Lonsdale
Where do you find these? A quick perusal of a couple online retailers, plus a Google search and a Bing search, and I can't locate this stick.

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Re: Top 10 cigars

Post by GaryInVA » Mon Dec 17, 2018 1:43 pm

Best cigar I've ever had was a 2001 H Upmann Churchill from Cuba. Everything since then has paled to that.
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Re: Top 10 cigars

Post by AKPreacher » Mon Dec 17, 2018 3:44 pm

Jester wrote:I like anything that AKPreacher likes. He is my cigar guru.
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Re: Top 10 cigars

Post by AKPreacher » Mon Dec 17, 2018 3:45 pm

Adam Z wrote:
AKPreacher wrote:
Sat Dec 15, 2018 9:42 pm
1. Alex Gonzalez Lonsdale
Where do you find these? A quick perusal of a couple online retailers, plus a Google search and a Bing search, and I can't locate this stick.
It is a custom rolled cigar out of Cuba


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Re: Top 10 cigars

Post by Jester » Mon Dec 17, 2018 4:01 pm

AKPreacher wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 3:45 pm
Adam Z wrote:
AKPreacher wrote:
Sat Dec 15, 2018 9:42 pm
1. Alex Gonzalez Lonsdale
Where do you find these? A quick perusal of a couple online retailers, plus a Google search and a Bing search, and I can't locate this stick.
It is a custom rolled cigar out of Cuba


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I can only imagine cheap cigars are custom rolled by a man who has his own desk and wears a tie to work.
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Re: Top 10 cigars

Post by hugodrax » Mon Dec 17, 2018 4:12 pm

Jester wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 4:01 pm
AKPreacher wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 3:45 pm
Adam Z wrote:
AKPreacher wrote:
Sat Dec 15, 2018 9:42 pm
1. Alex Gonzalez Lonsdale
Where do you find these? A quick perusal of a couple online retailers, plus a Google search and a Bing search, and I can't locate this stick.
It is a custom rolled cigar out of Cuba


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I can only imagine cheap cigars are custom rolled by a man who has his own desk and wears a tie to work.
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He's also a freemason.
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Re: Top 10 cigars

Post by sweetandsour » Mon Dec 17, 2018 5:12 pm

Macanudo Prince Philip Cafe, is my number one cigar for the past 25-or-so years. When I first bought one it cost ~$2.
All others vary. I like the por Laranaga, Romeo y Juliet, Upman, and Partagas cigars. They're my go-to whenever I smoke a cigar these days.
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Re: Top 10 cigars

Post by hugodrax » Mon Dec 17, 2018 7:16 pm

sweetandsour wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 5:12 pm
Macanudo Prince Philip Cafe, is my number one cigar for the past 25-or-so years. When I first bought one it cost ~$2.
All others vary. I like the por Laranaga, Romeo y Juliet, Upman, and Partagas cigars. They're my go-to whenever I smoke a cigar these days.
Is that the panatela? Fantastic smoke. I like Upmann Vintage Cameroon and the RyJ’s, as well as Hoyo Excaliburs. I’ll try the laranagas and the Partagas. We are showing our ages, I’m afraid.
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Re: Top 10 cigars

Post by GaryInVA » Mon Dec 17, 2018 7:25 pm

hugodrax wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 7:16 pm
sweetandsour wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 5:12 pm
Macanudo Prince Philip Cafe, is my number one cigar for the past 25-or-so years. When I first bought one it cost ~$2.
All others vary. I like the por Laranaga, Romeo y Juliet, Upman, and Partagas cigars. They're my go-to whenever I smoke a cigar these days.
Is that the panatela? Fantastic smoke. I like Upmann Vintage Cameroon and the RyJ’s, as well as Hoyo Excaliburs. I’ll try the laranagas and the Partagas. We are showing our ages, I’m afraid.
I used to enjoy Hoyo Excalibers back in the day. Fuente Short Stories are fun.
hugodrax wrote:
Fri Apr 06, 2018 4:19 pm
This, gentlemen, is what it feels like when doves cry.
Even though I can't smoke at this time, for some reason I like this place.

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Re: Top 10 cigars

Post by hugodrax » Mon Dec 17, 2018 7:35 pm

GaryInVA wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 7:25 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 7:16 pm
sweetandsour wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 5:12 pm
Macanudo Prince Philip Cafe, is my number one cigar for the past 25-or-so years. When I first bought one it cost ~$2.
All others vary. I like the por Laranaga, Romeo y Juliet, Upman, and Partagas cigars. They're my go-to whenever I smoke a cigar these days.
Is that the panatela? Fantastic smoke. I like Upmann Vintage Cameroon and the RyJ’s, as well as Hoyo Excaliburs. I’ll try the laranagas and the Partagas. We are showing our ages, I’m afraid.
I used to enjoy Hoyo Excalibers back in the day. Fuente Short Stories are fun.
Sure are. I think my comfort zone crystallized about 15 years ago and my pants started their upward climb about the same time. Only really new cigars I’ve had I’ve liked, though. Mi querrida (fuggin dumm name) and the Monte Cristo White and the L’Aranja.
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Re: Top 10 cigars

Post by sweetandsour » Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:02 pm

hugodrax wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 7:35 pm
GaryInVA wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 7:25 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 7:16 pm
sweetandsour wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 5:12 pm
Macanudo Prince Philip Cafe, is my number one cigar for the past 25-or-so years. When I first bought one it cost ~$2.
All others vary. I like the por Laranaga, Romeo y Juliet, Upman, and Partagas cigars. They're my go-to whenever I smoke a cigar these days.
Is that the panatela? Fantastic smoke. I like Upmann Vintage Cameroon and the RyJ’s, as well as Hoyo Excaliburs. I’ll try the laranagas and the Partagas. We are showing our ages, I’m afraid.
I used to enjoy Hoyo Excalibers back in the day. Fuente Short Stories are fun.
Sure are. I think my comfort zone crystallized about 15 years ago and my pants started their upward climb about the same time. Only really new cigars I’ve had I’ve liked, though. Mi querrida (fuggin dumm name) and the Monte Cristo White and the L’Aranja.
Yes, I've had some very good Monte Cristos. And I forgot about the A. Fuentes. All very good cigars.
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Re: Top 10 cigars

Post by JohnnyMcPiperson » Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:03 pm

hugodrax wrote:
GaryInVA wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 7:25 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 7:16 pm
sweetandsour wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 5:12 pm
Macanudo Prince Philip Cafe, is my number one cigar for the past 25-or-so years. When I first bought one it cost ~$2.
All others vary. I like the por Laranaga, Romeo y Juliet, Upman, and Partagas cigars. They're my go-to whenever I smoke a cigar these days.
Is that the panatela? Fantastic smoke. I like Upmann Vintage Cameroon and the RyJ’s, as well as Hoyo Excaliburs. I’ll try the laranagas and the Partagas. We are showing our ages, I’m afraid.
I used to enjoy Hoyo Excalibers back in the day. Fuente Short Stories are fun.
Sure are. I think my comfort zone crystallized about 15 years ago and my pants started their upward climb about the same time. Only really new cigars I’ve had I’ve liked, though. Mi querrida (fuggin dumm name) and the Monte Cristo White and the L’Aranja.
Mi querrida means my beloved.


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Re: Top 10 cigars

Post by hugodrax » Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:09 pm

JohnnyMcPiperson wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:03 pm
hugodrax wrote:
GaryInVA wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 7:25 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 7:16 pm
sweetandsour wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 5:12 pm
Macanudo Prince Philip Cafe, is my number one cigar for the past 25-or-so years. When I first bought one it cost ~$2.
All others vary. I like the por Laranaga, Romeo y Juliet, Upman, and Partagas cigars. They're my go-to whenever I smoke a cigar these days.
Is that the panatela? Fantastic smoke. I like Upmann Vintage Cameroon and the RyJ’s, as well as Hoyo Excaliburs. I’ll try the laranagas and the Partagas. We are showing our ages, I’m afraid.
I used to enjoy Hoyo Excalibers back in the day. Fuente Short Stories are fun.
Sure are. I think my comfort zone crystallized about 15 years ago and my pants started their upward climb about the same time. Only really new cigars I’ve had I’ve liked, though. Mi querrida (fuggin dumm name) and the Monte Cristo White and the L’Aranja.
Mi querrida means my beloved.


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That’s the point. Is fuggin dumb name. Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar. We ain’t datin’. :lol:
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Re: Top 10 cigars

Post by sweetandsour » Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:15 pm

hugodrax wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:09 pm
JohnnyMcPiperson wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:03 pm
hugodrax wrote:
GaryInVA wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 7:25 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 7:16 pm
sweetandsour wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 5:12 pm
Macanudo Prince Philip Cafe, is my number one cigar for the past 25-or-so years. When I first bought one it cost ~$2.
All others vary. I like the por Laranaga, Romeo y Juliet, Upman, and Partagas cigars. They're my go-to whenever I smoke a cigar these days.
Is that the panatela? Fantastic smoke. I like Upmann Vintage Cameroon and the RyJ’s, as well as Hoyo Excaliburs. I’ll try the laranagas and the Partagas. We are showing our ages, I’m afraid.
I used to enjoy Hoyo Excalibers back in the day. Fuente Short Stories are fun.
Sure are. I think my comfort zone crystallized about 15 years ago and my pants started their upward climb about the same time. Only really new cigars I’ve had I’ve liked, though. Mi querrida (fuggin dumm name) and the Monte Cristo White and the L’Aranja.
Mi querrida means my beloved.


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That’s the point. Is fuggin dumb name. Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar. We ain’t datin’. :lol:
How about the old Te Amo? They were pretty good cigars from Mexico.
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Re: Top 10 cigars

Post by hugodrax » Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:25 pm

sweetandsour wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:15 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:09 pm
JohnnyMcPiperson wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:03 pm
hugodrax wrote:
GaryInVA wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 7:25 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 7:16 pm
sweetandsour wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 5:12 pm
Macanudo Prince Philip Cafe, is my number one cigar for the past 25-or-so years. When I first bought one it cost ~$2.
All others vary. I like the por Laranaga, Romeo y Juliet, Upman, and Partagas cigars. They're my go-to whenever I smoke a cigar these days.
Is that the panatela? Fantastic smoke. I like Upmann Vintage Cameroon and the RyJ’s, as well as Hoyo Excaliburs. I’ll try the laranagas and the Partagas. We are showing our ages, I’m afraid.
I used to enjoy Hoyo Excalibers back in the day. Fuente Short Stories are fun.
Sure are. I think my comfort zone crystallized about 15 years ago and my pants started their upward climb about the same time. Only really new cigars I’ve had I’ve liked, though. Mi querrida (fuggin dumm name) and the Monte Cristo White and the L’Aranja.
Mi querrida means my beloved.


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That’s the point. Is fuggin dumb name. Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar. We ain’t datin’. :lol:
How about the old Te Amo? They were pretty good cigars from Mexico.
Never liked them, sir, and not because of the name. Good point, though—I retract my I’ll-spirited attack on the mi querridos. :D The Te Amos were immensely popular, but didn’t agree with me. I only tried a couple and could never finish one. People seemed to love them or loathe them.

I’m no cigar expert. I admit to having a couple of faves but not knowing jack about the industry or brands. This has been a thread I’ve watched with curiosity.
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