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  • Cain Daytona by Oliva

    Tim Father's Day Favorites
    "What the hell is this?" My father asked as I handed him the new Cain Daytona. I explained it's the newest offering from Oliva — a mellower version of their original Cain Habano. "Daytona? Like the race track and the beach where the girls go wild?" he said. Yes sir, pop — that's co'rect. Except this girl is a bit more mellow than wild. "Not bad, kiddo. Not bad at all. Now when are you going to …
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  • CAO America

    Matt Father's Day Favorites
    CAO America tastes just as unique as it looks. This medium to full-bodied Honduran is held together with a Brazilian binder and topped off with two beautiful, oily wrappers; a Connecticut-shade and a Connecticut Broadleaf maduro leaf that spiral around the cigar in pinstripe fashion. Expect tons of rich, creamy smoke with a nice woody undertone. The perfect memorable cigar for you and dad this …
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  • La Gloria Cubana Serie N

    Josh Father's Day Favorites
     I'm a huge maduro fan so when I heard LGC was working on a special cigar featuring a limited Oscuro wrapper, I could barely contain my excitement. My new favorite maduro, this stick is gorgeous. The wrapper looks so oily and rich your mouth will instantly water. The smoke? So thick you can basically chew it. A full-bodied core of rich tobacco will overwhelm your senses with only a hint of …
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  • Man O' War Puro Authentico

    Andrew Father's Day Favorites
    Another winner from the man with the golden touch. This corona brings in similar flavors to Ruination — all in a nice little package. You'll find some extra spice in this lil' firecracker as the blend of earthy, peaty notes mixes perfectly with the leathery, cedar tones. The stronger, thicker tobaccos used for this flavorful blend also lend it a nice slow burn so it smokes like a robusto. …
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  • Ave Maria Reconquista

    Bryan
    An elegant, super premium that competes with OpusX, God of Fire, and even Graycliff's most expensive sticks, Ave Maria Reconquista will change your perception of super premium cigars - we guarantee it. Ave Maria Reconquista is simply the real deal packed in beautiful boxes of 12, each cigar in an individual coffin for the ultimate experience in quality, presentation, flavor, and aging. Only …
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