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Prequel The wait was worth it. This is a very smooth smoke with a good draw topped with complexes flavors throughout. If you smoke one of these, you'll see. 5 5 1
Prequel Pledge by EP Carrillo Have a great flavor and a great 5 5 1
Prequel Awards this cigar has received are more than well deserved. Terrific flavor profile, and wonderful construction. Bold flavors without being over the top, also with great transitions and complexity. 5 5 1
Prequel Frankly, one of the best smokes I've had. Draw is consistently perfect. Nutty sweet tabacco flavors. A hint of spice and chocolate. White ash. Even burn. Really nice after dinner smoke. Thoroughly relaxing. 5 5 1
Prequel Absolutely wowed. 5 5 1
Prequel Fantastic Cigar. You will not be disappointed. 5 5 1
Prequel Fabulous 5 5 1
Prequel The prequel has the absolute best flavor construction and draw of any cigar I have smoked. I'm on my second box and unfortunately almost through! Third on the way. 5 5 1
Prequel Have bought numerous boxes of these over the last two years or so. Those came in a bundle, not a box, and we’re not ready for market. Of the 10 I have tried 7 and been dissatisfied with all 7. Shame on EP Carrillo for rushing these to market to ride the No 1 rating for a little longer. I would have returned but thought a few weeks in the humidifier would help, it did not! 2 5 1
Prequel The cigar is full of flavor. You have to try at least once 4 5 1
Prequel Better than expected 5 5 1
Prequel Glad I got these when I did and hope they are back in stock some day! 5 5 1
Prequel Great Cigar, would recommend 5 5 1
Prequel One of the best I’ve ever smoked. 5 5 1
Prequel Absolute A+ 5 5 1
Prequel I love this cigar! I have never had a bad one from any of the boxes I have purchased. The only problem I have is that it burns too fast! It’s over before you realize! 5 5 1
Prequel Bought the box and smoked 3 of 10 thus far. Excellent construction, strong ash, even burn and good draw. Flavors aren’t hitting as described and reviewed. These are more on the medium side. Peppery, nutty and earthy but nothing THAT special where you take a puff then admire it and say “Damn that’s a fantastic smoke!” 4 5 1
Prequel Excellent cigar from taste to burn. Love it. 5 5 1
Prequel Loved it great flavor from being to end 5 5 1
Prequel It’s no wonder why this cigar was 2020 cigar if the year! Excellent smoke! Highly recommend. You will not be disappointed! 5 5 1
Prequel Well made with great aroma. It lacked slightly to me in the flavor department. I would recommend my fellow smokers to try a JR Gran Vulcano in the same size range. 4 5 1
Prequel Good smoke 4 5 1
Prequel Great flavor and aroma. One of my favorites from E P Carrillo, Just ordered my second box of twenty and will continue to purchase from JR. 5 5 1

Pledge by E.P. Carrillo

Prequel 5 × 50 EPPLP20

Pledge by EP Carrillo Prequel is a stunning, award winning handmade premium cigar produced by one of most notable master blenders in the industry today. Hailing from Carrillo’s famous factory in Santiago, Dominican Republic, Prequel is deftly rolled in a popular (5x 52) Robusto format using a proprietary wrapper leaf called Habano Connecticut that was cultivated exclusively for this blend. Underneath stunning dark brown leaf is the finest aged Nicaraguan long fillers held together by a tasty Ecuadorian binder. Smokers will savor a medium-to- full bodied smoke with highly complex flavors of leather, earth, black cherry, toast, espresso, and black pepper. Order a box of EP Carrillo Prequel from JR today, and be just as thrilled as we are when the former #1 Cigar of the Year arrives at your door.

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Habano Connecticut



Dominican Republic

Medium - Full


Box of 20

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