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Handmade in the Dominican Republic by Jose Dominguez of Victor Sinclair fame, The Don Rafael Vintage 2004 Robusto Connecticut (5" x 50) is a mellow and smooth-bodied cigar surrounded by a delicious, creamy Ecuadorian Connecticut wrapper. Senor Dominguez starts with hand selected, aged, premium Dominican tobaccos, which are cured under strictest controls. This rare, delicious blend is perfect for those who appreciate a very smooth cigar to enjoy with their coffee, during a crisp, cool fall morning, while listening to the birds sing out on the front porch. A terrific cigar everyday at an equally amazing price.
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Medium
Wrapper
Connecticut
Shape
Robusto
Length
5 Inches
Gauge
50
Country
Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
Hand Made
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Flavor
Non Flavored
Pressed
False
Has Tip
No
Sweet
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overall rating 4.13 out of 5 Based on 266 Ratings
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5 out of 5
Great smoke
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3 out of 5
OK for a short light smoke I guess...but I made a mistake ordering them because I thought they would be dark maduros. Thanks for contacting me. I've smoked most of them already because I didn't feel like the hassle of returning them for an exchange. Perhaps you can send me a free sampler to console me. In any case stay healthy. RP
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3 out of 5
Good smoke but not great. What bothers me is how Thompsons gives you this great price then adds on a crazy delivery price and then a exsize tax and last the regular tax.......it adds up to an extra 20.00 on the cigar bill. The exsize tax changes from bill to bill. Just put on paper what it cost upfront and dont play games.
Gary L. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
Very smooth smoke
Dan B. verifiedverified buyer
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4 out of 5
For everyday smoke it is great
Barbara B. verifiedverified buyer
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1 out of 5
you all sent the wrong ones they were the short ones
Stanley L. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
They have a great flavor and a nice burning time
Toren B. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
Relaxing flavor
NERMIN F. verifiedverified buyer
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3 out of 5
Did not seem as fresh as they should be
Rafael G. verifiedverified buyer
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2 out of 5
They seem dried out and don't burn correctly.I set up my humidor the day before with distilled water and put the jell pack in and when smoking ,the ends hollow out and then have uneven burn at the tip.The flavor is ok but the outer leaf starts to unravel.The first box I got was the conn. but some of them burned just like my last order which are the church hills.I not they are not premium cigars or they would be more costly, but I didn't expect them to burn so poorly.
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1 out of 5
There is a bitter taste. Half way thru.
Manuel P. verifiedverified buyer
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4 out of 5
Draw is good on this cigar I did have some issues getting a deep puff because there were some hard parts in the body that I had to soften.
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1 out of 5
I was very disappointed with this purchase. The cigars were extraordinarily dry and falling apart. Not a fun smoke
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5 out of 5
Great
donald m. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
fine everyday cigar
Daniel S. verifiedverified buyer
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4 out of 5
Good mild smoke. Lasts long enough to complete about a 20 minute walk with my dogs.
Russell L. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
A very enjoyable cigar
DAN M. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
Well made . Easy draw. Great everyday cigar
Robert N. verifiedverified buyer
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3 out of 5
Just ok.
Jim B. verifiedverified buyer
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4 out of 5
I'm enjoying and a great price for a good cigar.
Jimmy S. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
Great cigars
Marlene H. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
Great mild cigar, an easy smoke!
Nick G. verifiedverified buyer
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4 out of 5
Enjoy the smoke for the price.
Dennis S. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
smooth draw and pleasant smoke
Carmen D. verifiedverified buyer
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4 out of 5
Good smooth smoke. Burns well.
JEFFREY F. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
This batch is really tasty, slow even burn.
Richard N. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
Nice even burn, great smooth flavor and just as described.
Joshua C. verifiedverified buyer
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4 out of 5
overall very good cigar,mild,stays lit,holds a good ash,no after bite.
Dennis B. verifiedverified buyer
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4 out of 5
Good cigar
Bruce E. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
Great cigar.
michael l. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
Very mild cigar choice.
JAMES S. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
Great everyday cigar at a very reasonable price
Rod H. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
Very good. Better than the Don Rafael Vintage 2004 Toros. The last couple of Don Rafael Vintage 2004 Toros boxes have been extremely dry. The wrappers came off and many even broke apart after lighting them. Not happy at all with Toros at all. I felt I pissed away my $45.00
Rudy C. verifiedverified buyer
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3 out of 5
6 were very dry and did not draw properly or burn smoothly!!
james P. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
Nice draw, Nice size, Nice flavor, Overall nice pleasant smoke.
Vance C. verifiedverified buyer
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3 out of 5
Decent stick for the money. Sometimes burn uneven.
John B. verifiedverified buyer
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4 out of 5
Very good cigar for the price.
Dave H. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
Smooth cigar nice aroma
Bobby B. verifiedverified buyer
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4 out of 5
Nice, average mild cigar! Everyday enjoyable.
Eric K. verifiedverified buyer
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3 out of 5
they burn too quickly
Larry C. verifiedverified buyer
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4 out of 5
Not a bad smoke
Dave A. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
First time purchase - will order in the future.
Wayne V. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
Good cigars. They are medium body, well crafted, light bold taste and easy to smoke. Good taste.
Jorge M. verifiedverified buyer
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4 out of 5
Good body. nice after dinner cigar. A bit inconsistent as far as the draw
Richard D. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
burns good
buddy h. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
Very nice smoke and great value
Kathy D. verifiedverified buyer
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1 out of 5
One of the worst cigar that i smoke i will not recommend it to anybody . I have to give it away. Can't smoke it
olajide O. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
This is my everyday stick. great taste, good draw, good price
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5 out of 5
I’m enjoying this cigar is smooth.
Betty L. verifiedverified buyer
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4 out of 5
great cigar
Robert B. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
Nice and smooth good for everyday afternoon smoke.
Miguel S. verifiedverified buyer
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4 out of 5
Easy to kick back from a hard day at work with a cold one in one hand and this particular cigar goes well with a beer
Ricky S. verifiedverified buyer
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3 out of 5
Not uniform so it burns to one side. A little too short for my taste, but that was my mistake. Overall, I was not really impresses. Also, some were harder to draw than others, which was another inconsistance.
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5 out of 5
have not opened them yet
Joseph M. verifiedverified buyer
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2 out of 5
I can see why there on sale. Horrible taste. I’ve had dollar cigars that taste better.
Paul M. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
A easy smoke! Not bitter or sweet. Nice and smooth!
Tracey J. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
I have smoked many different cigars and the Don Rafel is by far the best for your dollar out there!
Michael S. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
My favorite smoke. Its smooth, holds together good, and is reasonably priced. Good for about 90 minutes.
Gene T. verifiedverified buyer
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4 out of 5
Nice draw and smooth, rich taste. The one issue is the cigar does need relighting more than others.
Dick D. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
Highly recommended cigar would definitely buy it again
Artie K. verifiedverified buyer
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4 out of 5
Not bad for the price
Walter F. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
good cigar, been smoking it for along time.
Lem J. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
Nice cigar well constructed great for the price. Good draw
robert h. verifiedverified buyer
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2 out of 5
A good every day smoke. I was dissatisfied with customer service at Thompson this purchase and might not ever order from here again
Thomas M. verifiedverified buyer
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4 out of 5
Not bad for the price.
Joel S. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
size is just write for a happy hour smoke. Box is wood which indicates to me quality. Cigar is mild and well rolled and wrapped.
Fred M. verifiedverified buyer
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4 out of 5
better than I expected , draw was good , burn was a little uneven. JC
JOSEPH C. verifiedverified buyer
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4 out of 5
For the cost not bad
Earl F. verifiedverified buyer
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4 out of 5
Good everyday cigar
Michael C. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
Everyday mild smoke. Perfect size. Been my go to cigar for quite some time. Love em.
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5 out of 5
Good everyday cigar
Randall S. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
smooth taste, even burn, very good value
Robert D. verifiedverified buyer
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4 out of 5
very nice cigar, will purchase again
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5 out of 5
Just the right smoothness will buy again and again.
David G. verifiedverified buyer
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3 out of 5
They were kind of dry out when they can to the house I have them in my humidor but still pretty dry. No very happy about this purchase.
Thomas I. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
The best cigar Olivia cigar
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5 out of 5
A very good cigar for the price.
James C. verifiedverified buyer
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4 out of 5
Good everyday smoke, easy draw, even burn, mild taste, great economical cigar.
Joseph G. verifiedverified buyer
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1 out of 5
Each time I order, I don’t get the military discount like your website says. The wrappers keep coming off when I smoke them. The flavor and puff are very good.
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4 out of 5
Taste is smooth, and burn is great until about 3/4 way down. At that point might go out a few times because the tobacco is getting hard, sometimes where you have to roll between your fingers to break it up. The burn is pretty even , again till the end.
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4 out of 5
Great smoke for the $
Richard Z. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
Very good mild cogar
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3 out of 5
Enjoy doing buisiness with you. Wasn't pleased with my previous order when I normally payed $86 and was charged $100. I was given promotion code to save $20 to make up for extra charges and hope problem has been resolved so I'm not charged extra in the future
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5 out of 5
Good
Eugene S. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
Great cigar for the price, smooth and nice even burn
Thomas H. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
Great smoke and flavor goes great with espresso
Cigarman
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5 out of 5
This cigar has everything I like in Cigars, a firm, long fill roll, great Ash, good smoke volume, and great flavor. For the money I don't think there is too much out there better.
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4 out of 5
An affordable everyday smoke
Little R.
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4 out of 5
Just a good all around cigar
Diesel
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1 out of 5
Bought a box and had the 1st one have a bad taste and imperfection on the wrapper. By the 2nd one I smoked I realized the cigar was terrible. I have 18 left that I'm debating on tossing.
Brian
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4 out of 5
A good everyday smoke for the money
Little R.
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1 out of 5
Thompson cigar SUCKS
Thompson S.
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5 out of 5
I read reviews and the ran the gamut. I am on a budget but do not want to buy cheap bad cigars and waste what should be a good hour. Did I detect subtle hints of gefilte fish, an after hour gambling casino, a sit with The Queen? No. But it has a great draw, beautiful ash, a mild subtle woody flavor that I so like in Connecticut wrappers. This is based on one smoke out of the box. I am well pleased and may buy another box this week as reserve.
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4 out of 5
Nice smoke after cutting the lawn.
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5 out of 5
Iam Not a smoker I chew
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5 out of 5
I like all the products
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5 out of 5
I smoke one of these every day when the dog goes for his longest walk. It's got good flavor and a perfect burn time.
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5 out of 5
This is my every day cigar. I like a mild and smooth smoke. I would pay $5.00-$6.00 at a local smoke shop for a comparable cigar. Don Rafael's are shy of $2.00 a piece and are a real bargain. I highly recommend them.
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1 out of 5
NEVER TRY CHEAP CIGARS.
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4 out of 5
I was pleased with the mild taste of this cigar, no "acid" or harsh taste. Leaves a pleasant after taste, somewhat on the sweet side. I have had the occasional cigar that did an uneven burn, but not enough to take off a star.
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5 out of 5
I enjoy a really good cigar; no gas station nonsense for me. These are great for an afternoon walk with the dog. They're well made and have a nice smooth flavor.
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3 out of 5
Flavor a little harsh but doable
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5 out of 5
Great anytime.
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5 out of 5
Great cigar.
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5 out of 5
Cheap and Good
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5 out of 5
Ok
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5 out of 5
i use this product on my free week end with a wisky on the rocks
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4 out of 5
I've been buying these for quite some time now. They are consistently good and I keep coming back to them as my basic humidor filler. These are solidly constructed, consistent in flavor, and a great buy for the price.
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4 out of 5
Good everyday cigar
Bill verifiedverified buyer
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4 out of 5
Snoke while playing golf
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3 out of 5
It's a good smoke for everyday.
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5 out of 5
I highly recommend it leaves a good taste in your mouth and is a good gift for your friends
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4 out of 5
What a great deal from Thompson on these 2004 robustos on a special invitation email sale at $ 22.50 a box. They are well worth the regular price at under 2 bucks. Its a good cigar. Has a nice wrapper. The only problem was they went glue crazy with the label and it teared the wrapper slightly when I removed it. The cigar is well rolled with a slow cool even burn. Mild to medium body and smooth. Tastes of toasty bread and nuts. Has a nice finish and pleasant aftertaste. I bought 3 boxes and will buy more. Subscribe to Thompson email to keep up on their sales and special offers.
Phoenix S.
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4 out of 5
Now my cigar club choice. Well made and better construction than most in this price range.
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4 out of 5
These are a smooth and easy draw cigar. I always have them in my humidor.
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4 out of 5
Smoke one every night
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5 out of 5
great for a golfing cigat
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4 out of 5
Every day smoke
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5 out of 5
good day My experience with Don Rafael Vintage 2004 Robusto Connecticut, has been one of the best I've had in my experience of cigars that certainly is not much, but its flavor and body, is something unique, for me the flavor that leaves the combination Don Rafael and a good coffee are censuses that my palate did not know, sometimes I also taste it with a shot of whiskey, which leave flavors that do not cook on my palate, specifically Don Rafael Vintage 2004 Robusto Connecticut, is a cigar that I recommend it for those who like soft flavors per intense.
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5 out of 5
Once I discovered the Don Rafael Vintage line of cigars it has been the only cigar I buy. They are consistent in quality, flavor and construction.
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5 out of 5
I only regret not buying these again. All were smooth and easy to draw unlike the cigars i have now!!
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5 out of 5
A great cigar to share at parties or just among good friends.
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5 out of 5
This is a smooth, light tasting cigar. Easy to smoke and great to share with your friends. Good priced and my go to cigar. For all you newbie smokers... No headache in the morning. : )
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5 out of 5
Good service
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5 out of 5
These are a great smoke at a great price. My new everyday smoke.
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5 out of 5
These come close in quality compared to Ashton or Montecristo ... at a fraction of the price. Very nice flavors of nuts and toasted bread with hints of cocoa and a slight natural sweetness. Well rolled and burned slow, cool and even. Has a silky smooth texture which l really like. Affordable for everyday and I give them to mooching friends and relatives. And Thompson puts them on sale occasionally but the everyday price is still fair.
Phoenix S.
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5 out of 5
I'm smoking on weekends with my wife and she likes this cigar better than others brands
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4 out of 5
This has been my Club selection for several years, always a good smoke, I noted that the flavor is inconsistent, this is not a negative, as the taste is always pleasant and not harsh. Good everyday smoke and for messing about in the garage.
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4 out of 5
Quite enjoyed these well made cigars. Easy lighting and even draw with a smooth body.
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4 out of 5
My go to everyday cigar, working in the garage, mowing or just sucking down a beer.
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5 out of 5
The Don Rafael Vintage 2004 has always been my go to cigar!! Will order samplers for a variety and then always get a box of the Vintage 2004 to go with it! Can't beat the price for a great mild cigar!
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4 out of 5
This is a 5" cigar so it works well when you only have a short period to smoke. I use them for mid afternoon breaks.
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4 out of 5
This is a good smoke when your relaxing after a busy day. Easy, smooth draw that is light, but still flavorful and doesn't take a huge commitment of time to smoke. Just right for week days and weekends on the porch or by the pool.
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4 out of 5
I find something I like and then compare it to others, thinking that the new choice may become what I am really looking for. This is especially the case with this cigar, thinking that the price is simply too low for it to be one of my top picks. But each time I compare it to a higher priced cigar, I always prefer the Don Rafael 2004 (Toro, as size does matter). So, while I have encountered others I also like, none have a comparable value for the quality. And, I must add that I am in the Caribbean and keep my cigars in a tropical wood box, that with the constant (ambient) 65-75% humidity, seems to favor the Dominican leaf.
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4 out of 5
A good smooth cigar. Occasional wrapper problems but very seldom.
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5 out of 5
I enjoy this cigar flavor after work or out with friends
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5 out of 5
i smoke every day and enjoy sitting on my petio wathing the sunset.
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4 out of 5
Milder than I usually prefer but an over all decent everyday smoke for a good price
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3 out of 5
Decent cigar for price, but not something I would smoke again
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4 out of 5
A good cigar game but
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4 out of 5
Good everyday smoke. I smoke 'em doing yard work, while working in the garage or with a beer at the end of the day. For the price I can't really say anything bad about this cigar.
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5 out of 5
Great deal on these cigars, and they're a great cigar for the price. I have bought these multiple times.
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4 out of 5
great everyday smoke. great size and flavor.
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4 out of 5
That's a great everyday cigar for a fair price. I smoke two to four a day and enjoy them everytime. I would definitely recommend that cigar to anyone .
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5 out of 5
Daily smoke.
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4 out of 5
Boys Friday night off with a good Scotch.
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5 out of 5
It is great for golf as it stays lit during shots. I would highly recommend this product.
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5 out of 5
I buy this brand across the board from the Robusto to the toro to the churchill.
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4 out of 5
This is a consistent and well-constructed cigar. I have tried several shapes but like the robusto best as it is a wonderful everyday cigar. Burns evenly and remains mild and flavorful well down into the cigar.
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4 out of 5
This cigar is smooth and at a great daily smoker pricepoint. However, sometimes one of the cigars will have harsh flavors that wrap the tongue with yuck. Most times though it is a smooth, easy draw that has smooth, rich flavors and is highly enjoyable.
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2 out of 5
Hard draw, no flavor. Trying to return them but no response from Thompson cigar
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5 out of 5
Cheap and quick smokes
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3 out of 5
This is a cigar to smoke everyday only con is every cigar seems to have a different draw
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5 out of 5
Great smooth smoke just wish they would come in a length between this one and Churchhill
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4 out of 5
you will enjoy this smoke while doing you chores!
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4 out of 5
Great for a quick smoke on any occasion
Dave D. verifiedverified buyer
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4 out of 5
Smoke 2 or 3 cigars a week. This particular cigar is a little hard on the draw and some tend to burn uneven but otherwise great for the price.
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3 out of 5
Not bad at all for a mild everyday smoke
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1 out of 5
Cigars were old a nd hard, not fresh.
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5 out of 5
This is a gret smoke.....and you cannot beat the price..would reccomend this to everyone
Paul C. verifiedverified buyer
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2 out of 5
have been buying these for years but the last 6-8 boxes have all had draw issues. i can handle 2 or three out of 20 but now its more like 10-12 which are wrapped way to tight, and that doubles the cost plus its very frustrating. when their good their ok but when their bad they are worthless and 2 dollar cigar goes to 4 dollars. if they dont fix the problem i might as well spend more and get a usable box of 20. too bad they used to be my favorite bum around cigar. cant hand them out anymore and cant recommend them.
Steve
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3 out of 5
None
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5 out of 5
No down side. Well made, easy to light, easy draw, great mild taste. And at a great price!
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3 out of 5
Don't order: Quesada Factory Overruns, #J48855. These are the worse cigars I ever ordered from Thompson. Had to use the poker on 23 of 25. Terribly hard draw. Terribly uneven burn. Constantly had to relight. They shouldn't charge for these. They shouldn't even give them away! Too bad because the few I was able to smoke were good.
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4 out of 5
Good everyday smoke, working in the garage, relaxing after mowing lawn.
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3 out of 5
Let them are for a week with no cellophane on them..smoked about 5 out of a box. All in all good all around stick for price point purschased....flavor starts out very mild 1/3 through you can taste the wood and pepper more and the smooth cream on the tip of palette, no touch ups..1/2 through the ousides of the younger are blessed by the rich tobacco and pepper more and stays, on that plane the rest of the way down to the nub....i like Nicaragua tobacco....but tried these out glad I did now I know what a decent domican long leaf taste like.....if you don't mind a little work to smoke your cigar this is a keeper...
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4 out of 5
I enjoy a good mild cigar and the Don Rafael Vintage 2004 is a solid performer.
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4 out of 5
I love Dominican cigars and this is a great little cigar for a great price. They are smooth and creamy. Everyone I turned on to them has been impressed. I will buy again.
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5 out of 5
I . enjoy a good cigar after work or dinner with glass of wine. And feeling relaxed. It
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5 out of 5
good cigar
Hal U. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
this is my third order of these and will keep buying them. for the money they are my favorite so far.
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4 out of 5
A very good every day smoke.
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4 out of 5
Nice basic cigar
Mike G. verifiedverified buyer
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2 out of 5
Very reasonablely priced smooth even burn but burned a little hot
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4 out of 5
Very good cigar to have with scotch and good book!
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4 out of 5
Good smoke for when you don't have time for a full churchill. Burns a little fast, I can smoke four in a round of golf.
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4 out of 5
Great
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2 out of 5
I bought a box and they are pretty good. The problem is that many of them taste like burnt plastic and must be thrown away. Sometimes I had to light 3 to get one good one
Freddy
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5 out of 5
great for working in my shop & fishing
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4 out of 5
Everyday smoke. Burns evenly and good to the end.
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4 out of 5
I love these cigars. I took a chance with these and I am very satisfied. The price, quality, taste, everything is exceptional at this price. I have shared these with a few friends when I'm out, and to the man there are way impressed and I have had to share purchase information with each of them. I highly recommend these for an anytime smoke. Price is right too.
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4 out of 5
good mild low cost cigar
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4 out of 5
Good cigar that can be for everyday use or special occasion like on the golf course or wedding celebration
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4 out of 5
Only smoke a few cigars a week, but really enjoy these. Real good easy smoke.
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5 out of 5
Great inexpensive CIGAR!!!!
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4 out of 5
Been smoking them for awhile now, never had any issues good draw and a good every day smoke. Plus can't beat the price.
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4 out of 5
Cigar is very mild and good flavor. Burns consistent and even, but it is a quick burn.
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5 out of 5
Great after dinner cigar with family, friends, and Bourbon
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5 out of 5
Everyday puff
Joe verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
This is a great 30 minute smoke, I usually fire one up before my 30 minute afternoon walk
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5 out of 5
I've come to rely on Don Rafael cigars as an everyday smoke. Minor issues, but for the most part as good or better than higher priced cigars.
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5 out of 5
An exceptional Cigar for the Price...Recommended
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5 out of 5
Great everyday cigar, not expensive
Robert N. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
good even burn, and great flavor
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3 out of 5
an every other day smoke. not a great taste but it will do in a pinch
Harry J. verifiedverified buyer
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4 out of 5
It is my everyday go to for a mild lasting delivery
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4 out of 5
This is my everyday favorite
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4 out of 5
I suspect the are getting to "the bottom of the barrel" on 2004. These do not appear to be as enjoyable as the previously were.
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4 out of 5
Did a blind box buy of these. Perfect draw and burn, quite one dimensional flavor of cedar and cream throughout the whole cigar but it was tasty. As for the price, great cigar for morning smoke.
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1 out of 5
About one third of the cigars are too firm to smoke and have to throw them in the trash. I switched to robusto from toro in the hopes that most if not all cigars would be satisfactory. I cannot understand why these cigars get 4 to 5 stars when I consistently get junk. I tried and tried these cigars all summer and will not buy them any more. I'll have to find another source of supplyf
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4 out of 5
None
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5 out of 5
Very ,mild and smooth.
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4 out of 5
Very good cigar for the price...
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4 out of 5
Good everyday cigar
Phil D. verifiedverified buyer
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2 out of 5
First half is great. Ash held on for inch and a half. After that becomes soft and mushy and burns hot
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5 out of 5
I really enjoyed this one and have chosen it for my "everyday cigar". I've shared it with friends who enjoyed it as well. I'm new to the cigar world and this smoke has successfully eased me into the world of cigars.
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4 out of 5
Good price, burns even
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5 out of 5
One of the finest budget priced cigars around. My only negative about the cigar is that Thompson doesn't allow it to be a "club" cigar.
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3 out of 5
I'll smoke a churchill in the car or at the end of the day with some scotch or bourban. I like the heft, ring size, mild flavor and price. But it can be difficult to light with matches alone and the filler tends to burn more quickly than the wrapper leading to an uneven burn and hot smoke the last third of the cigar.
Steve
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4 out of 5
I play alot of golf and take two on every round
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4 out of 5
It is a pretty good every day smoke.
Lucky E. verifiedverified buyer
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4 out of 5
product is great great value for the money
Mark G. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
The cigars were just as described! Good cigar for the price!
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4 out of 5
This cigar should be available as a club cigar for automatic purchase!
FREDERICK A. verifiedverified buyer
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3 out of 5
I ordered the Toros and my receipt said they would not be shipped until August. So I ordered the Robusto as it was in stock. Then, a week after the Robustos arrived, the Toros showed up. They are better that the Robustos.
Kidney D. verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
Outstanding every day smoke.
Rc
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5 out of 5
Great cigar, easy to light and even burn. After reading the reviews on these cigars I decided to buy a box. Well with it.
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5 out of 5
I was pleasantly surprised at the great quality of this cigar. I will definitely be buying more of them. They draw easy, taste very good, burn evenly and are a bargain for the price. They are a great all purpose cigar and I have to say they are my favorite smoke, everything considered, at this point in time.
Corvette M.
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4 out of 5
Pleasant aroma, nice even draw, satisfying value - good for everyday, golf, or giveaways
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5 out of 5
I was pleasantly surprised by this cigar. Came fresh, good taste with no bitter aftertaste you get with some of the cheaper ones. Ash is thick and hard to break off but draws great. Doesnt burn up to fast or uneven.
Brian B.
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3 out of 5
was a good average smoke
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4 out of 5
I SMOK 2 PER DAY.VERY GOOD BOX AND PREVENTING TO DRY.SMOOTH AND I LIKE IT.DELIVERY IS ON TIME.
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4 out of 5
the wrapper is a little fragile however they usually put the bands on correctly , gotta be a little careful when removing
Steve verifiedverified buyer
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4 out of 5
Playing Golf, makes a good companion.
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4 out of 5
Well made and easy to enjoy
Thomas S. verifiedverified buyer
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4 out of 5
Nice flavor mild cigar. Burns even and easy draw.
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5 out of 5
Any time is right due to pleasant aroma.
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4 out of 5
Good after work with a good scotch or coffee
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4 out of 5
good mild smoke should be priced at a buck lot of short filler
Steve verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
This is my everyday cigar. They never disappoint.
Thomas W. verifiedverified buyer
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4 out of 5
Great Product! If you haven't tried this one get it on your next order. Great draw with an even burn.
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5 out of 5
I only smoke a couple of cigars per week when I relax in the evening, and don't have time for a long smoke. These robustos are the perfect size and are some of the best smokes for the time and money that I have had. Thanks!
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5 out of 5
the smoke is pleasant that I enjoy one every day.
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5 out of 5
these are a mild cigar to smoke; doesn't burn your tongue, even when it's down to a stub; very smooth taste; at the point where I smoke them everyday; has a very nice aroma; really don't have anything bad to say about them; these cigars are just flat GOOD!
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4 out of 5
nice smoke
Big B.
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4 out of 5
End of dAy relaxation with a good cognac.
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5 out of 5
I find my favorite use of this product is on the porch with a libation.
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4 out of 5
pretty good , well built mild cigar price is a tad bit high for this smoke watch for specials
Steve verifiedverified buyer
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5 out of 5
Every day product. I like everything.
Roger T. verifiedverified buyer
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4 out of 5
Good everyday cigar
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4 out of 5
I purchased this product some years ago and was disappointed with its draw, difficulty staying lit and uneven burning. The company has hugely improved its product. I have smoked some so-called every day cigars and they are no match for product. Having said that, taste is paramount and this one competes well with the more expensive SBK products.
The F.
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4 out of 5
As I tried to state above I am a non-smoker that enjoys an occasional a mild cigar.
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5 out of 5
My favorite everyday cigar . Very consistent in construction, draw etc. perfect length allows a great smoke when time is a factor. The cigars come in a hi grade wood box that protects them during shipping
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4 out of 5
Easy to smoke
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4 out of 5
Very consistent and enjoyable. Will order again with out a doubt.
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4 out of 5
I bought a box of these for the first time and was very impressed with how well they smoked. I smoked one everyday sometimes two in a day and I never got tired of the flavor or taste of them.
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5 out of 5
I enjoy sharing these with friends on my deck and having a Scotch or two.
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5 out of 5
I was looking for a smooth mild cigar to smoke on a regular basis without breaking the bank and this cigar does the job.
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4 out of 5
Nice smooth cigar. Probably the best quality I have found for the price.
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1 out of 5
I have bought this brand from toro to Churchill and have enjoyed them. The last two boxes I got were hard and jus plain awful. They were shipped dhl and were late in coming. They were either very old or maybe frozen. BAD.
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4 out of 5
My buddy and I spent over a year finding a good inexpensive cigar. Trust me the quest was difficult. Don Rafael was my hands down winner. I'm a Rocky Patel and Alec Bradley guy but I just can't afford to smoke these everyday thus my quest for an everyday smoke. Don Raffy was the hands down winner. Easy smoke and most importantly to me, no after taste, when I'm done with this smoke I'm done with it, it doesn't stay with you! I like to let mine sit in the humidor for a month or two, the longer they sit the smoother they are. Mild as Mild can be!
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4 out of 5
Great price for an everyday smoke..keeps me coming back
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3 out of 5
It's a decent affordable everyday smoke. I encountered one in the box with a little draw deffect, but the rest were fine. The wrapper is delicate and it may come appart here and there, treat it care.
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4 out of 5
outstanding company
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4 out of 5
Very satisfying, good smoke
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1 out of 5
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4 out of 5
Great everyday smoke, can hand out to friends at that price and not feel bad.
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4 out of 5
Nice relaxing smoke
Nick K. verifiedverified buyer
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4 out of 5
FOR THE MONEY, BEATS MOST OTHER BRANDS
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5 out of 5
Great quality and price for an everyday cigar.
Mike
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4 out of 5
This is the best cigar I have tried in this price range. All had good consistent flavor, were well constructed, and burned evenly.
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2 out of 5
Delayed delivery
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4 out of 5
Good smoke, great price
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5 out of 5
For the price, this long filler cigar can't be beat. I've ordered several boxes over the past few months and can't find any real flaws. Definitely a great smoke and because it's a long filler (not a 'combo filler' like so many low priced cigars), you're not spitting out small bits. Real Cigar for a small price. This is best buy!
Dr D.
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5 out of 5
I appreciate this cigars smooth,easy draw.It's quality remains steady and mild to the very last draw. It would be a welcome gift for anyones enjoyment.
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