JR Alternative

Ashton No. 40 · 6 × 50 JRAS40

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The JR Alternative to the Ashton No. 40 cigar is the perfect choice if you’re looking for a really great top-quality premium cigar for much less. Handmade with long-filler tobaccos from some of the best smokes in the world such as Macanudo, Montecristo, and Excalibur, these cigars are close in size, flavor, and strength to those big-name brands. Buy a bundle of 20 at JR Cigar and see why JR Alternative cigars have been our best-selling brand for decades.
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Bundle of 20

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$69.00
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$45.95
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$23.05

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50

Parejo

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Dominican Republic

Medium

Dark Brown / Maduro

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4.50

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

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Good Deal

Phoenix Perfecto Purveyor on 10/04/17

Can't beat a good smoke like this for the price. At a fraction of the cost of a real Ashton.


1.50

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Not the cigar for me

Dutch52 on 06/04/15

I was hoping for more. I've had Ashtons, and these don't come close in my opinion. I've smoked cigars since I was fifteen. I've always smoked the inexpensive ones, but wanted to try the premium cigars now that I'm in retirement. So I've been trying different ones hoping to find a cigar I like and can afford. I thought JR alternatives would be the way to go, but not with these cigars I just purchased. The draw was so poor on the one I tried today I had to throw it away. I've had worse cigars that cost more, but I wouldn't buy these again. Still looking for a good cigar I can afford.


3.00

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

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Hmmmmm

Chewedfood on 07/02/15

I wasn't impressed with this bundle. The strength is closer to full than medium. The draw was tough and required frequent lighting. Not for me.


3.75

7 out of 8 found this review helpful.

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JR Alt. - Ashton 40

rwgcoach@aol.com on 02/04/15

The 50 ring gauge might be off a gauge or two. It seems thinner than 50 ga, but overall a pretty good smoke. If it were a 54 ga. I would buy again. I give it a 6.8 out of 10.


2.25

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Ashton 40 fails.

Mobiledawg. on 05/12/15

Cigar was very soft. Very tart. Bab taste.


3.50

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Now my favorate

Bernie Z on 10/28/16

I find the Ashton 40 to be a very enjoyable smoke. Burns a little unevenly but not bad. I really like the flavor.


3.00

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Good size and taste

DaveBJ on 04/23/17

Good flavor and taste but core burned to fast. Needed frequent trimming and delighting.


2.75

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JR Alternatives are ROUGH!

Neil50 on 01/12/16

I've ordered cigars from you guys for years. Always enjoyed the smokes. However, I didn't enjoy the JR Ultimate's i ordered at all. After smoking two of them, they were very harsh and bitter, not sure a tobacco was put in these. I've never asked this of JR before but could i return these Alternatives?


4.50

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jr aston #40

mad dog on 03/23/17

they are my go to cigar


4.75

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good one for me

Hyrig on 04/06/17

Waw.. what a great cigar.. JR did good w/this one


5.00

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Quality, stick!

JRR on 05/29/16

Awesome, quality, smoke. This is no JR knock off, this is a quality stick, very impressed!