Ave Maria Review

Brand: Ave Maria                                              Country:  Nicaragua
   Size: St. George 6 x 54                                 Wrapper:  Ecuadorian Habano
 Price: $9.00

Ave Maria Review

The Label Factor:

I have an idea for all of you creative types who collect cigar labels; make a custom chess board and use the Ave Maria label as the knights. The problem is trying to find equally awesome labels for the rest of the board. Maybe the Man O’War Ruination could be your pawns? Consider this a push in the right direction. I’ll let you figure the rest out.

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CAO Escaparate Columbia Review

Brand: CAO                                          Country:  Columbia
   Size: Belicoso 6 1/8″ x 52                 Wrapper:  Habano
 Price: $13.00

CAO Columbia Review

The Label Factor:

The CAO Columbia follows the same pattern as the Brazilia (and the America/Italia) here and it works. By using the colors of the Columbian flag, you get a really slick label with vibrant colors. The second band, displaying the name of the B&M where the stick is sold, does a great job of giving the whole cigar a premium look. I don’t know what it takes as a B&M to get your name printed on the label, but I would imagine CAO doesn’t do this for just anyone. For science, I will investigate as to whether they will manufacture a Cigar Nubs line of the CAO Columbia.

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