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Fuente Opus X – Forbidden X

I know I’ve harshed on Opus X before, as the current generations aren’t the same as they used to be (I know, it’s a lame lament in an industry that prides itself on purity ), but this is different.  Damn different.  The Forbiddens are only available at the Fuente shop in Vegas, or as rewards […]

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anejo Fuente

A Fuente Anejo #60

The Anejo’s are a little different than your average cigar.  It’s based off of a  normal Fuente maduro wrapper, but the wrapper is aged in a used cognac barrel before rolling.  Now, it’s not an in-your-face flavor, just a little hint of something additional. The first notes are quite light and subtle, and ash instantly […]

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Fuente Work of Art Maduro

It’s been a few years since I had one, and they were languishing on the shelf, so…. In typical figurado fashion it lit unevenly… that was expected. Eventually the flavor started to eek in,  right around the time that the draw shut down.  It was tough to begin with, but I was expecting it because […]

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Expensive Cigars Fuente Opus X

Opus X Perfecxion #4

What an odd tale.  Years ago Opus X was the shit.  At my shop there were actually raffles with the members to see who would be able to buy some of each quarterly shipment.  Then, in 2008 (maybe 2007) we got our Christmas shipment.  It was horrible –just flavorless and overheated, for a high price.  […]