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Apr 23

CAO Last Stick Standing: O Cigar Review

Posted on Monday, April 23, 2012 in Cigar Reviews

 

CAO Last Stick Standing: O Cigar Review

This is the third cigar of a special tri-pack available free through select CAO retailers with the purchase of any other 6 CAO cigars. The purpose is to smoke each of these new blends then rate them online, and enter a drawing to win cigars or a trip. I have been asked to provide a video for the website, and this will also be part of that video, along with an added segment where I actually voice my opinion after having all three, and cast my votes. It’s a 5.5×56 (approximate) cigar featuring a dark brown slightly toothy felt like wrapper with minimal veins, tight invisible seams, a double cap, slightly spongy crunchy give and rich oily damp earth aroma. First light reveals (more…)

Apr 22

CAO Last Stick Standing: A Cigar Review

Posted on Sunday, April 22, 2012 in Cigar Reviews

 

CAO Last Stick Standing: A Cigar Review

This is the second cigar of a special tri-pack available free through select CAO retailers with the purchase of any other 6 CAO cigars. The purpose is to smoke each of these new blends then rate them online, and enter a drawing to win cigars or a trip. I have been asked to provide a video for the website, and this will also be part of that video, along with an added segment where I actually voice my opinion after having all three, and cast my votes. It’s a 5.5×56 (approximate) cigar featuring a light tan wrapper with a smooth velvet feel, minimal veins, tight seams, double cap, very firm even pack and faint wood aroma. First light reveals (more…)

Apr 21

CAO Last Stick Standing: C Cigar Review

Posted on Saturday, April 21, 2012 in Cigar Reviews

 

CAO Last Stick Standing: C Cigar Review

This is the first cigar of a special tri-pack available free through select CAO retailers with the purchase of any other 6 CAO cigars. The purpose is to smoke each of these new blends then rate them online, and enter a drawing to win cigars or a trip. I have been asked to provide a video for the website, and this will also be part of that video, along with an added segment where I actually voice my opinion after having all three, and cast my votes. It’s a 5.5×56 (approximate) cigar featuring a medium tan smooth dry wrapper, a couple medium veins, tight invisible seams, double cap, slightly spongy even construction and a rich oily hay and tobacco aroma. First light reveals (more…)

Apr 15

Mini Cigar Giveaway

Posted on Sunday, April 15, 2012 in World of CO

EDIT: Congratulations to ‘JJO’ winner of the mini giveaway!

One of the CAO Last Stick Standing cigars in the tin I first got had some damage, so I’ll head out to the store to get another pack. Since I have to get 6 CAO cigars for it, I’ll give them away to you! (more…)

Apr 4

PRESS RELEASE: CAO SAYS JUDGMENT DAY IS COMING

Posted on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 in Informational

 

PRESS RELEASE: CAO SAYS JUDGMENT DAY IS COMING

 

Promotion Gives Fans a Chance to Choose New Blend

Richmond, VA—When their fans talk, the team at CAO listens. From now (April 3, 2012) through June 30, 2012, cigar smokers will have a chance to select an upcoming CAO blend, as part of the brand’s “Last Stick Standing” promotion.

CAO’s senior brand manager Ed McKenna explains, “Rick Rodriguez has been developing blends with our team in Nicaragua and has come up with three which we think are all great. So we’re calling on CAO fans to help us pick the blend that will ultimately be launched as a new CAO collection, to be released late this year, or in early 2013.” (more…)