Sweetleaf69:I hear that. But, I certainly did not blow $6 for one of these. Maybe for the pack ;-)
Cigary:There are plenty of cigars in the "budget" range that rival most cigars in the premium to super premium market. Albeit it does take time and a few years ago I did just that. I probably bought about 50 different brands of cigars just to see if there was such a deal for cigars in the $3-$5 range that were really good. I was pleasantly surprised by what I found and this coming from a cigar person who has smoked almost every cigar out there for the last 45 years. I love my share of Opus, Ashtons, Cohibas, Partagas, Fuente, Padron, etc. so I know my cigars. After trying 50 different brands I actually found 20 of them that I still buy today and by the box. Some have been discontinued and that was a shame but I was smart and bought boxes of them...example: A Fernandez Signature .....very good cigar but you won't find them anymore. Puros Heurfanos 682....these were the cigars that a lot of people said were LP#9 seconds..( and they were because I know of a well placed employee at DE....I bought 5 boxes of these before they were discontinued ) One of my "finds" was the Capoeira from Famous Smoke...I discovered these through a friend of mine and these suckers are great and can be found at were once amazing pricing which I bought boxes. They still average around $4 a stick and these Brazilian cigars are well worth the price of $6 and up.