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Alright, so I decided we needed a thread to represent the BOTL 2017 favorite cigars in an unbiased manor. We all have working palates and I'm sure we can remember one cigar that stood out in 2017 (I can remember several). This only works if we get a bunch of people participating!

How this will work:
  1. Try not to read anyone else's post before you reply (Keep yourself as unbiased as possible)
  2. List your 2017 favorite cigar and vitola (NC, CC, homeroll?)
  3. This cigar does NOT have to be a new release
  4. Try to leave the first line to just the cigar information, then you can write anything else (I liked it because...), this will help me with compiling the results at the end
  5. You only get one nomination
  6. This will run until New Year's Eve
 

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Best of BOTL 2017:
  • Bolivar Royal Coronas
  • Tabernacle Toro
  • Brazilian Villain
  • Joya De Nicaragua Antaño Dark Corojo
2017 Trends:
  • Nicaraguan fillers are by far favored (obviously cuban blends have weight too, but hard to characterize)
  • Ecuador Habano wrappers are favored
  • Corona and robusto sizes are favored
  • Cuban cigars represent 30% of the favorites

Your 2017 BOTL Shopping List (In no particular order) (Name, vitola (x if none was specified)):

601 La Bomba, x
A.J. Fernandez H. Upmann, Toro
AF "The Man", x
AF Casa Fuente , Churchill
AF Don Carlos Eye of the Shark , Torpedo
Atabey Divinos Short, Robusto
AVO Syncro South America Ritmo, x
BLTC Bishops Blend, Robusto
BLTC Santa Muerte , Corona Gorda
Bolivar Belicoso Fino, Torpedo
Bolivar Corona Gigantes, Churchill
Bolivar Royal Corona, Robusto
Brazilian Villian , Lonsdale
Cohiba Esplendidos, Churchill
Cohiba Siglo IV Robusto, Extra
Crowned Heads Las Calaveras 2017, Corona Gorda
Davidoff 702 2000 series, Corona
Diplomaticos No. 2, Torpedo
E.P. Carrillo Seleccion Oscuro, Corona
Entrada 1st Edition, Corona
Hit & Run, Torpedo
Hoyo de Monterrey Epi. 2, Robusto
Hoyo de Monterrey Le Hoyo San Juan, Robusto Extra
HVC Edición Especial 2015, Corona
Illusione Gargiste, x
Illusione MJ12, Toro
Joya De Nicaragua Antaño Dark Corojo, Robusto
La Gloria Cubana Médaille d Or No. 2, Lonsdale
La Instructora Perfección, Torpedo
Le Carême, Robusto
LFD Colorado Oscuro, x
Liga Privada Unico Serie Dirty Rat, Corona
Montecristo Media Corona, Half Corona
Padron 6000 Series Maduro, Torpedo
Partagas Series D 4, Robusto
Paul Stulac Lord of Albany, Lonsdale
Punch Punch, Corona Gorda
Punch Punch 48, Grand Corona
RomaCraft Neanderthal, Robusto
Tabernacle, Toro
The Oscar Maduro, x
Viaje Honey and hand grenades, Lonsdale

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