Cigar of the Week: 5 Vegas Miami toro

5 Vegas Miami cigar

Brand: 5 Vegas
Line: Miami
Vitola: Toro (6 x 48)
Origin: Nicaragua
Wrapper: Nicaraguan Corojo
Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Cuban-seed Nicaraguan, Dominican
Body: Medium-to-full
Strength: Medium-to-full
Cigar Price: $135 (Box of 20)

Another day, another cigar by “Don” Pepin Garcia. Not that I’m complaining.

The 5 Vegas Miami cigar has an attractive, toothy wrapper and a spicy pre-light scent with hints of cocoa.

Once lit, the cigar had an even burn, a good draw and solid, dark-gray ash. It also gave off a ton of sweet smoke.

Verdict: It’s a good cigar that’s not complex. It tasted a little spicy, a little leathery, and not bad. If you don’t feel like shelling out for a stick from Garcia’s El Rey de los Habanos brand, reach for the 5 Vegas Miami.

Now, I smoked five of these things, and they were all consistently good. But some inconsistencies have been reported around the blogosphere. I didn’t experience any of that.

Similar cigars: It’s a slightly milder version of the Don Pepin Garcia Cuban Classic.

(Note: This review originally appeared on CigarJack.)


  1. TreoBenny

    A dual-critic model is used in almost every industry worthy of being critiqued. I’d love to be the ying to your yang. In my experience, I wouldn’t suggest a 5 Vegas. I’m not saying it’s bad, it just wouldn’t make a suggestion list.

  2. Cigars

    Thanks for the recommendation but I am not really into spicy flavored cigars, I prefer unflavored ones, any suggestions on that?

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