JR Cuban Alternative

Montecristo No. 2 · 6 × 54 JRMO2

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The JR Cuban Alternative to the Montecristo No. 2 cigar is the closest thing you’re going to find to a true Havana. These value-priced long filler cigars are crafted at the most legendary factories in the world with unused tobaccos from the most famous cigars in the industry. Expert construction, great quality, delicious flavors, and supreme consistency have made the JR Alternatives our best-selling brand for over 35 years. Buy a cellophaned bundle of 20 at JR Cigar today.
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$69.00
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$41.55
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$27.45
6

54

Torpedo

Various

Various

Various

Dominican Republic
Honduras
Nicaragua

Medium - Full

Medium Brown / EMS

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4.25

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Great Buy

Stikman on 06/23/15

Great afternoon smoke at a great price! But, wish they still had the Hemingway Signature alternative...


4.00

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Good one.

Pezgallo on 05/29/15

A great way to try new cigars is to throw out a few bids at the auction. That is how I got these Monte alternatives. Very good cigar. Some flavors here you rarely get for this price. Don't believe me? Take the wrapper off and let an old guy smoke it. He will tell you it is damn good. Anybody under 30 will like it until you tell them what it is. Never tell them what it is. They can't handle it.


4.00

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Outstanding Smoke

Dray on 06/09/15

This is one of my "go to" cigars at JR. Always a good quality smoke. Most highly recommend this cigar.


4.00

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Exceptional.

GregC on 06/24/15

This is a fantastic cigar. Over the past twenty years I have tried to find a tried so many "value" cigars for a daily smoker and results always varied. Now I am extremely pleased with all of the JR Alternitives. This cigar pairs very well with hazelnut coffee in the morning and also pairs well with Glenlivet 15 year French oak scotch after a good grilled meal. These age and marry well in a seasoned humidor. Construction, draw and flavors are beyond expetations for the price.


4.00

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Great alternative

Gardog44 on 05/24/15

My favorite cigar has always been the Montecristo #2. The JR alternative is a great cigar considering that it's several bucks cheaper than the Montecristo.


5.00

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Monte

Phil Q on 05/25/15

LOVE this stick. I like to try something different, but this is my go to smoke. Everything about it is awesome.


4.00

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a MuSt Purchase

Titleist87 on 05/15/15

For the price they are an excellent smoke. Rosa Cuba are also a delightful smoke


3.75

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quality smoke

Valentin on 06/09/15

JR Cuban Alternative Monticristo No. 2 is a quality smoke. It's full bodied rich flavor is filled with mature spices. Definitely would buy again!


5.00

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Good buy

Jallan on 06/12/15

JR'S alternatives are always a good buy. You get the almost same smoke as the name brand but at a fraction of the price.


5.00

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Great value

BigAl on 07/22/15

Great smoke , good from start to finish , full body , even smoke , worth every penny! Great construction, smooth even draw.


3.50

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Share with your friends

Flex on 07/25/15

One of the best "share with your friends" sticks on the list. Perfect for the short smoke after dinner on the patio by the pool listening to some good tunes


4.50

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Holy Grail of Value

Lee on 07/31/15

Without a doubt; You will love this stick!


4.75

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Good

Z.Allen on 06/24/15

U have never had the original so no comparison there. What you do get with this stick is a well crafted tasty stick. Not bad at all.


4.25

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Very good cigar

Slomo928 on 08/17/15

This cigar is consistently well made and draws clean and smooth. Although I still by "brand name" cigars from time to time. This is the cigar that stocks my humidor all the time.


5.00

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Just Great

BP51 on 06/15/15

Great smoke at a great price. Fast delivery as always from JR. Enjoyable anytime from breakfast coffee to after dinner. Always comes through with easy draw and smooth on the palate. Could be my new everyday smoker.


4.75

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No.2 Review

Stevek11 on 06/12/15

I've smoked probably over a hundred of these cigars and I really enjoy them. Every now and then one may burn uneven but otherwise, they hold up well and taste really good


4.75

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My favorite JR Alternative!

RMyrvold on 09/02/15

This is my overall favorite Jr Alternative smoke. I think I have smoked about a dozen bundles of this cigar and they all have been good, They all have had great construction, very consistent. excellent draw and good flavor. I have decided to make this my everyday smoke because it is tasty, dependable and affordable.


4.25

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Great alternative

Johnnyfrank100 on 06/12/15

Jr Alternative is a great way to save m I new and have a great cigar. These have great flavor and medium to full body. They are great.


4.25

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A Must Try

JR Cuban Alternative - Montecristo No 2 on 08/24/15

Outstanding cigar! I agree that it is as close to the real Cuban as you can possibly get. My friends love them.


3.50

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JR Alternative Cuban

rjonsutton on 08/02/15

JR Alternative Cuban nice and mild. Occasional wrapper came loose. Easy to light and stayed lit. Burned relatively evenly. These paired well with cinnamon flavored bourbon.