JR Alternative

CAO Maduro Robusto · 5 × 50 JRCR3

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The JR Alternative to the CAO Maduro Robusto 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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5.00

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Exupsman on 05/22/17

This is a good cigar for the money hard to tell much from real CAO Maduro Robusto and price is great


4.50

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Full flavored awesome for the price

melvinnay on 06/11/16

One of my favorite daily smokes.I have bought atleast 10 bundles and have not been disappointed.


5.00

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One of favorite

TDawg on 08/21/17

Great everyday cigar with flavor


5.00

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Great Stick

Steve on 08/19/17

I smoke all sorts of cigars, nothing really high end; I have a friend who travels regularly to Cuba and he picks up some for me when he's there so Cuban sticks are in the mix. This short Maduro is one of my favorites. The flavor is slightly sweet with a nice full depth and the burn is consistent from one stick to the other. I smoke several of the JR Alternatives and these sticks hold their own with the name brands but at a much more affordable price. Oh, and I've never seen better shipping out of any company period.


4.50

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JR CAO Maduro Robusto

LarryCzonka on 06/26/16

The JR Alternative CAO Maduro Robusto is a good buy. This is a premium cigar at a great price.


4.50

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Bang for the Buck!

Donny J on 07/07/16

I have turned on many friends to this smoke. So...not quite as good as the real thing, but as far as bang for the buck..way BETTER! I have not had any issues with draw and only 1-2 that started to unravel a bit at the cut. For $2 a stick these are a killer deal. I've ordered at least 100 of these so far.


3.75

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One of my jr favorites.

Oidodsonido on 10/30/16

The best thing about this cigar is the flavor. But the draw is very inconsistent from Stick to stick wont stop me from buying them again since the stick the has a good draw its usually very consistent and the flavor just makes up for all other flaws. And we cant forget about the price!


5.00

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Excellent smoke. Excellent choice.

Texas Erick on 03/13/17

I finally found my go to cigar. I've never had a bad one in the pack. Although I've tried a few recommendations, I've always came back to this one. It will go for 30 minutes or like I say, 2 beers. Once you hit the sweet spot, you'll be glad you made the purchase.


5.00

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Good Value

Paul on 06/18/17

Great smoke. for the money. I like the flavor.


5.00

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Willie b on 03/15/17

This is my favorite cigar I order them when I can but most of the time they are sold out and I have to order something else and end up likeing


4.50

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Very good smoke for the money

Mello from Missouri on 03/03/17

My tastes are always guided towards Hoyo and Don Thomas and Punch along with most Hondurans that are Maduro and earthy with a bit of nutty.These are some of the best consistent smokes for the money out there.


5.00

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Nuts

Bill (Willie b) on 04/07/17

This cigars are my favorite unfortunately every time I go to order them there (sold out) so I'll order something else and will not enjoy as much . I hope you will be get them in soon.


3.50

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Good Enough For An Alternative, But Don't Expect CAO Quality

darkknight on 06/01/17

First, I'm not a fan of box pressed and even though these came in a bundle you could tell that they were box pressed somewhere down the line. The draw starts out fairly tough but ends up being OK. It's a bit bolder than a CAO and it doesn't have the flavor of it's namesake either. About the only thing I can say in its favor is that it is consistent and has a good construction. But remember, you get what you pay for.


5.00

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Excellent Quality

Jtspotty14 on 07/14/17

Two cigars into this bundle and both have been excellent. Medium full with a great draw...Couldn't be more pleased with the quality for the price. Will definitely be purchasing again. Thanks JR!


4.75

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I was surprised

unknown on 10/05/17

Won't lie. Was expecting a slightly bigger cigar. But I liked it. If I can find one just like it but bigger, I'll buy it . Until then, my new daily. Considering the problems I've had with another JR Alternative, I was pleasantly surprised with this one


5.00

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Another home run from Jr alternatives.

Robert on 08/05/17

This Jr Maduro robusto is a fine smoke. His design well and his just taste good. I love a good Madero and I keep going and smoke well for me. The consistency is perfect and it's just a great cigar. Will buy more of these every month.


4.50

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Nice!

Chris on 07/24/16

I found it just a little tight.. But over all a great smoke... I ordered 40 and will order another 40 to age in the humidor.


3.00

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Another misleading replication

Chuck on 08/08/17

While this cigar is not a "bad" smoke and possesses good flavor it has to be classified in the full/ harsh body range. I definitely favor medium body smokes so this could be hardly listed among my favorites in the CAO family, i.e. Italia, Brazil's, and the former Sopranos. That being said, there is some good smoking with this stoggie to about 3/4 of the way down. Stay away from the robosto length and do yourself a favor with a Toro or larger.


5.00

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Awesome everyday smoke

Mello from Missouri on 08/11/17

Great every day smoke.Very hard to beet if you like a rich maduro.I am a big Hoyo and Don Thomas and punch double maduro kind of fan.I have bought atleast 30 bundles of these .Not one bad one.


4.50

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ONLY 2-ish per ---how could you not try them?

Tillind on 11/25/17

My wife and I were on a trip to St. Petersburg, FL and I decided to stop by a local shop and buy a cigar. When smoking, the wife asked to try it. She fell in love IMMEDIATELY and is now a "cigar connoisseur". Unfortunately, it was a Padron 1964 Anniversario Presidente at $22 per stick. She is now a regular smoker and I have been on a quest to find something that tastes almost as good at a fraction of the price. We have a JRs a short distance from our house so we went shopping. I didn't by these at that time, but later ordered them and MAN!!! These are 1/10th the price and will become a permanent part of our Cool-i-dor. They have a great taste and you can't beat $2-ish per stick. The draw can be a bit inconsistent but really, who can bi^%h about that at this price.