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here goes. I'm not well organized, I don't take notes, so I'm going off memory here:

1. H U. Upmann Mag 46 (I believe it was a '16)
2. RyJ Belicoso (ASO MAY 17)
3. Warped Skyflower
4. Crowned Heads La Careme Belicoso Fino LE
5. JL2 (from '17)
6. Tatuaje Cojonu 2006

9999. Oliveros unknown - marinated in some unholy chemical runoff thanks to @Glassman
 

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From memory, the most enjoyable smokes from 2018:

1. HdM Petit Robo EML Dec 13
2. Tat Black Corona Gorda
3. La Opulencia
4. Florida Sun Grown
5. Boli Royal Corona ETP Nov 16
6. HdM Le Hoyo San Juan OLM Jun 15
7. Juan Lopez 1 UME Jun 14
8. La Palina TAA 2016
9. Le Careme
10. Angel's Anvil 2016

Honorable mention (in no particular order): Dip 2, Connie A, Anaconda, VR Famosos, Cloud Hopper, Hit & Run, Guapos, TN Waltz, La Colmena, La Mission, LFD TAA 48th, Wiseman, Laranja, Herrera Esteli and J. D. Howard
Edit: Fixed it so even Hoppy could figure it out.
 
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In no particular order, but that Davidoff would have to be #1
Dapper La Madrina
Gran Habano - S.T.K. Black Dahlia
Hiram & Soloman - Traveling Man
La Palina - Bronze Label
Joya De Nicaragua - Antano Gran Reserva TAA
Tatuaje - Nuevitas Eseli
Davidoff - Diademas Finas
Montecristo - White Series Rothchilde
I had a couple of those JdNAGRTAA and they were very good. And I'm glad to see you enjoyed that bronze label, too!
 

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From memory, the most enjoyable smokes from 2018:

HdM Petit Robo EML Dec 13
Tat Black Corona Gorda
La Opulencia
Florida Sun Grown
Boli Royal Corona ETP Nov 16
HdM Le Hoyo San Juan OLM Jun 15
Juan Lopez 1 UME Jun 14
La Palina TAA 2016
Le Careme
Angel's Anvil 2016

Honorable mention (in no particular order): Dip 2, Connie A, Anaconda, VR Famosos, Cloud Hopper, Hit & Run, Guapos, TN Waltz, La Colmena, La Mission, LFD TAA 48th, Wiseman, Laranja, Herrera Esteli and J. D. Howard
In no particular order, but that Davidoff would have to be #1
Dapper La Madrina
Gran Habano - S.T.K. Black Dahlia
Hiram & Soloman - Traveling Man
La Palina - Bronze Label
Joya De Nicaragua - Antano Gran Reserva TAA
Tatuaje - Nuevitas Eseli
Davidoff - Diademas Finas
Montecristo - White Series Rothchilde
Haven't able to smoke as much in the last six months as some of the other guys here, but here's my top:
Warped GOTF Apollo
RYJ Short Churchill
Partagas Mille
Regius Black Label
Oliva V Melanio
Based on a quick review of my notes, these were my top smokes from this past year.

JL2 - '15 box
SLRR - '16 box
Epi 2 - '16 box
Sancho Panza Non Plus - '13 box
BRC - '17 box
BBF - '14 box
RJ Beli - '17 box
PSP2 - '16 box
VR Famosos - '17 box
skyflower
Gents, please order your top 5s

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Edited mine again to add, Zino platinum Crown series double grande tubo Churchill.

Best NC I’ve ever smoked easily. It was like a 7.5 inch RASS. If I didn’t know any better I would have said it was Cuban.
 

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Edited mine again to add, Zino platinum Crown series double grande tubo Churchill.

Best NC I’ve ever smoked easily. It was like a 7.5 inch RASS. If I didn’t know any better I would have said it was Cuban.
I thought
the same thing a few years ago about the Regis USA exclusive
I've thought that about the Quesada espana, Curi Achilles, and one or 2 others I'm drawing a blank on at the moment. Cabaiguan is damn close.
 
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