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Old 02-11-2011, 03:16 PM   #1
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Default Famous Blends

I'm looking into some budget smokes, but I'm confused whether the numbers on Famous's in-house blends mean anything. Is a 5000 better than a 1000, or are they just different to set apart different blends?

Also, any Famous recommendations at all? I know the Nic 5000s get a lot of praise around here, but I also really like Dominican cigars and wondered if anyone had any experience with Famous's Dominican blends. Thanks!
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Old 02-11-2011, 03:19 PM   #2
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I can vouch for the Nic 5000 and 3000, haven't tried the others
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Old 02-11-2011, 04:44 PM   #3
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Make it 2 for the 3000's. I bought about 3 bundles a few years ago and they are smoking great still. I wish they would open the box on who blended them and the story behind them because they are a beautiful cigar!
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Old 02-11-2011, 06:19 PM   #4
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Default Re: Famous Blends

Famous Nic 5000 Toros...with some rest, these are fantastic!!
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Old 02-11-2011, 07:15 PM   #5
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Default Re: Famous Blends

The numbers are just I.D. numbers (1000,5000) .
I have tried a bunch of different ones,and can say that I like the 3000 and the 5000 the best. I have tried the dominican 1000 and found it to be pretty good too.
I also like the famous VSL nic and dominican series.
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Old 02-11-2011, 07:19 PM   #6
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Default Re: Famous Blends

I have been wondering about the VSL dominican series. I typically like a smoke with a brazilian wrapper. Just haven't been able to pull the trigger.
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I like the 6000s. The 5000s, not so much.
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Old 02-12-2011, 01:16 PM   #8
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I really liked the Nic VSL. It surprised me quite a bit.

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I ve tried several with mixed results. Best I ve had are Nic 7000s, but for the price... I m a robusto smoker and have found that they seem to smoke better than the longer stick just my opinion T
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Old 02-13-2011, 12:59 PM   #10
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Default Re: Famous Blends

The 5000 is a nice everyday maduro after 6 months or so, not pretty to look at but tasty.

The 3000 is very tasty although I have only had the robusto.
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Old 02-13-2011, 01:15 PM   #11
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I really liked the Nic VSL. It surprised me quite a bit.

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Old 02-14-2011, 09:18 PM   #12
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In what way Scott? Can you tell us more about the cigar?
It had depth of flavor I didn't expect. Some spice but mostly a rich and leathery smoke. I like a good, heavy smoke and these have it.


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Old 02-14-2011, 09:36 PM   #13
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Default Re: Famous Blends

I say go with the 5000's. Real tasty stick!
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