Man O’War Armada Review

Brand: Man O’War                                  Country: Nicaragua
   Size: Toro Grande 6.5 x 56                 Wrapper: Ecuadorian Sumatra
  Price: $20.00

Man O'War Armada Unlit

The Label Factor:

We have raved about the Man O’War labels in the past. Though similar to its little brothers, the Armada stands out for its simplicity. The gold spartan helmet pops from the solid black background, giving the Man O’War Armada a label worthy of the steep asking price. If you are a real baller, you may get to see the box they come in. How badass is that?

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Gurkha Copper Label Sumatra Review

Brand: Gurkha                   Country: Honduras/Nicaragua/Dominican Republic
   Size: 6.5 x 54                 Wrapper: Sumatra
 Price: $5.00

Gurka Copper Label Sumatra Torpedo

The Label Factor:

I like swords. This label has swords. Awesome. It doesn’t take much to please me.  Well, that is partially a joke. But also, this labels has a Dothraki-looking guy holding an arakh-looking sword, and that really speaks to me on the nerdiest of levels.  Forgive the Game of Thrones reference, but in this case, I firmly believe it is appropriate. The label is slick looking, not in an understatedly simple kind of way, but in a sword kind of way.

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Hoyo de Monterrey Reposado en Cedros Review!

Brand:   Hoyo de Monterrey                 Country:  Dominican Republic
   Size:   Marco – 6 1/4 x 49                  Wrapper:  Sumatra
 Price:   $7.29 (Buy)

The Label Factor:

I want to be the guy responsible for naming cigars.  That seems like a fun job.  I would name my cigars after dinosaurs.  The Cigar Nubs Velociraptor would be my crown jewel.  Anyway, in this case, the “Reposado en Cedros” is actually Spanish for “wrapped in many badass labels.”  Well, it could be.  This cigar looks like a work of art festooned with a variety of classy looking pizazz.  Can the underlying cigar live up to the flashy labels?  Well, it depends.  Do you like being hit in the face with cedar?

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