Monthly Archives: October 2009

Chinchalero Picadillo

This is a non-Cuban (NC) cigar of Nicaraguan origin, made by Horizon. I don’t normally go for the NCs as I find them a bit boring, but my current selection of Cubans are either too new or just my usual … Continue reading

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Bolivar Royal Corona

Reviews here. Box code was TEB MAY 08. Still not as rich as hoped so added some water to the coolbox beads. My taste buds may be broken from last night though…

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La Flor de Cano Selectos

Reviews here. Box code was EGD CCUT. Smoked Thursday 29 October 2009. Not much to comment on this one as I’d had an AWFUL lot to drink before I smoked it. They are my go-to boozing cigar as they are … Continue reading

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Saint Luis Rey Serie A

Cigar reviews here. From 2001-received 12 September 2009 I believe. Smoked Sunday 25 October 2009. Smelt beautiful unlit. Punched, as is my current preference. Draw was difficult and smoke a little harsh. About a third in, some poking with a … Continue reading

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Partagas Serie P No. 2

Cigar reviews here.  Box code is TEB ABR 08. Had this at a wedding Saturday 24 October 2009 evening. A perfect example of these beautiful sticks. Burn was slightly off, though I was outside in the breeze for the duration. … Continue reading

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El Rey del Mundo Choix Supreme

Cigar reviews here. Unsure of age as I received two as a surprise gift in the post on 13 August 2009. Smoked on Friday 23 October 2009. I’d not eaten for a while so I thought I’d go for a … Continue reading

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Juan Lopez Seleccion No 2

Cigar details here. Box code was GAS JUN 08. This is the first from the new box. They’ve only been in the coolbox for two weeks but I wanted to see how they’re smoking already.

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Humidity tests

Just to compare how different humidity levels affect how cigars smoke, I’ve put three Trinidad Reyes in three different humidity environments. These are a tasty reliable smoke, and the thinner ring gauge means they should adjust to their new environs … Continue reading

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Ramon Allones Specially Selected

Cigar details here. Box code was TEB ENE 08. Smoked this on the drive back tonight. I was surprised by this as there appeared to be a hint of pickled onion then of beef crisps in the final third. Not … Continue reading

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Trinidad Reyes

Cigar details here. Box code was OUR JUN 08. Smoked this in the garden today. Started out a little harsh, but settled into the typical Reyes taste.

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