JR Alternative

Ashton Churchill · 7.5 × 49 JRASCH

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The JR Alternative to the Ashton Churchill cigar is the perfect choice if you’re looking for a really great top-quality premium cigar for much less. Handmade with the long-fillers 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 the name-brand cigars that cost much more. 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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3.25

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not the same quality as they have always been

DJP on 08/24/17

ive been smoking these for years it has always been a great smoke.last 3 bundels i ordered are not the quality im used to.cant keep them lit. its like having a part time job smoking these. hope i just got a bad batch.


2.00

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Poor quality

BJ1109 on 05/12/18

Hard to light & stay lit, never buy again


3.00

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bad cigar

vernhead2@gmail.com on 08/23/18

awful cigar,sent them back for refund.Won't stay lit draw is hard


3.75

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Cigar

Davo on 04/29/18

Product is stale and dry. Outer wrapper peeling off.


2.25

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

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Poor quality but cheap enough

Ed on 04/23/18

The product is inconsistent. Poor construction on over 1/2 the package. Draw as hard and burned uneven on 60%. Wrapper kept peeling on 40%. Hard to keep lit. But given the cost I can live with it.


1.75

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Not again

Bil on 01/29/18

Got these and they were hard. put 'em in the humidor for 2-3 weeks before trying one. It was dry, the taste was good - if you could keep it lit. It burned unevenly, leaving a long sideways ash, as if it had burned faster down one side than the other. The end would feather out if you left it in the ashtray and stepped away for 5-10 minutes and you always have to relight it. It was very consistent, too - all the cigars in the bundle were made by 1st year students.


1.00

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

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sucks

bklyn5066 on 09/11/17

they suck wont stay lit flavor is disgusting


2.50

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

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Just ok

jamesdale on 08/31/17

A pretty good cigar for the price. But uneven ash, it hours out occasionally and can be hard to light. A few in the bundle taste sharp and bitter. Others are fine.


4.50

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

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Great buy

Jadbuff on 08/24/17

Excellent cigar, looks and smoked like a $10 cigar!


3.00

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Better than other alternatives

Ed on 12/18/17

I was having problems with other JR alternatives. They would peel, split, not smoke evenly. I have had no trouble with JRASC


1.50

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worst

Bullet on 08/20/18

wont stay lit and tastes awful. this may be my last buy


2.00

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Unsmokeable

Frank on 08/09/18

I have been smoking these for years and the last several packages are awful I use up and entire lighter of fuel keeping one burning. I won't buy anymore until you fix whatever the problem is at the source..


1.25

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JR Ashton Churchill

JRASCH on 08/07/18

Can not keep lit between draws. Subpar taste. Hard draw even after cutting in two. Absolutely unsmokeable.


3.25

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smoking for 18 months

BeachPete on 06/14/18

Good daily smoke for the money but sometimes I get a bundle that is hard to draw or to dry. I buy enough that if they are to dry a few weeks in the humidor and good to go.


3.25

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Didn’t like them.

V3tek on 06/10/18

I got 5 of these in a sampler pack and they were the second worst of the bunch. Could hav just rolled up some paper and smoked it.


5.00

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Luv this Ashton alternative.

unknown on 12/15/17

About 10 minutes into this great cigar. A great mild strength but the flavor is a bit more than mild. You must try this if you are in for a great flavorful, mild stick.


4.25

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Well Made, Flavor OK.

foursaunders@cox.net on 05/29/18

Better than bundled cigars from most places. Very mild. Depth of flavor is lacking. I layer these in my humidor between sheets of paper towels soaked in Bourbon and let them set for 1 month at least. Keep adding bourbon!


4.25

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Good smoke

Golfguy on 09/04/18

Nice smoke I liked it wrapper needs a little work . Price can't be beat good cigar will buy again


2.50

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Not Even Close!

Mike T on 05/08/18

Not Sure if I got a bad batch or what but there are bad. Very hard to even smoke. I don't think I'd take them again if they were free.


2.50

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Wrapped too tight

Joe M on 05/07/18

The cigar roll is inconsistent. At least half of the bundle are wrapped so tight, I can't get a good draw. When I do get a good one, the flavor and experience are good.


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