Camacho Triple Maduro Review

Brand: Camacho                               Country: Honduras
Size: 4 1/2 x 50                                 Wrapper: Maduro
Price: $11.60 (Buy)

Camacho Triple Maduro Review

The Label Factor:

Camacho is one of the most consistently attractive label makers out there, with the Triple Maduro being one of my favorites. I was disappointed to learn they are undergoing a rebranding effort, with new labels across the board. Perhaps we need an Occupy Camacho movement because, in my opinion, the old bands are cooler!

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Carlos Toraño Exodus 1959 50 Year Review

Brand: Carlos Toraño                                 Country: Nicaragua
Size: Torpedo 5 1/2 x 52                           Wrapper: Brazilian Arapiraca
Price: $7.46 (Buy)

Carlos Torano Exodus 1959 50 Year Review

The Label Factor:

I love the label on this stick. I was a bit indecisive picking out a cigar to smoke on this particular day. I uncovered the Exodus 1959 50 Years as I was searching through my humidor. The shiny black and gold immediately jumped out and I knew what had to be done. You understand that I mean I had to smoke it, right?

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CAO Brazilia Carnivale Review

Brand: CAO                               Country: Nicaragua, Honduras, Dominican Republic
Size: 6 ½ x 60                           Wrapper: Habano Grueso
Price: $8.30

CAO Brazilia Carnivale Review

The Label Factor:

As far as I can tell, the only difference between the Carnivale and the original Brazilia is the additional of the yellow and green band on the foot, which reads, “Carnivale.” I’ve always been a fan of the CAO flag labels and the addition of a secondary band only enhances the appeal. A fine looking cigar, to be sure.

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Sancho Panza Non Plus Review

Brand: Sancho Panza                            Country: Cuba
Size: 5 x 42                                           Wrapper: Cuban
Price: N/A

Sanch Panza Non Plus Review

The Label Factor:

This label is a lesson in missed opportunities. How do you not make a reference to Don Quixote with a cigar named Sancho Panza? I think they could have easily put a windmill in the background just to make fans happy. If it were up to me, I would have just made a label out of Wishbone and called it a day. But hey, the label says Cuba so you can’t be too upset.

Label collectors beware: I couldn’t remove the band without it tearing.

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