Monthly Archives: March 2010

Partagas Chico

Got these in the post today. Age unknown. Smoked 20 March 2010. I’m unsure whether these have been discontinued or how they are made as various sources give conflicting information. I’d be tempted to say current with short filler (tripa … Continue reading

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Hoyo de Monterrey Epicure No. 2

Age unknown. Been in humidor since 20 July 2009. Smoked 19 March 2010. I’ve not enjoyed these in the past, and I think I may have finally worked out why.

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Trinidad Reyes at 69% humidity

Box code OUR JUN 08. In humidor since 20 April 2009. Smoked 18 March 2010. As promised, I smoked this Reye at the higher humidity the day after. I do realise that the differences noted may be psychosomatic or individual … Continue reading

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Trinidad Reyes at 65% humidity

Box code OUR JUN 08. In humidor since 20 April 2009. Smoked 17 March 2010. I fancied something I hadn’t had for a while so

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Hoyo de Monterrey Le Hoyo du Roi

Been in humidor since 19 August 2009. Had been kept at 65% for a few weeks. Believed to be 2001. Smoked 16 March 2010. The previous of these I’d smoked had been tight hence storing them at 65%. This was … Continue reading

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Por Larranaga Panetela

Been in humidor since 23 February 2010. Age unknown as it was a gift. Smoked Saturday 13 March 2010. Had the characteristic Por Larranaga taste though not quite as intense as the PLPC. Tasted young-I think this would be amazing … Continue reading

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Hoyo de Monterrey Le Hoyo du Depute

Smoked 11 March 2010. Box code OPM OCT 09. In humidor since 3 February 2010. With Penderyn single malt whisky. Considering how young this was and how little rest it had had, it smoked really nicely! First half an inch … Continue reading

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Cuaba Divino

In the humidor since 23 February 2010; age unknown. I’ve had these two or three times previously and they have confused me. This was no exception! This was from a different source from

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H. Upmann Magnum 48 LE

Smoked Saturday 6 March 2010. Only been in the humidor since the day before but I couldn’t stop myself as I’d heard so much about these. Unfortunately,

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Por Larranaga Petit Corona

Smoked 5 March 2010. Box code EMA OCT 07. Been in humidor since 28 November 2009. Thought I’d give these another try as they’ve now had three months relaxin’ time. This was worse than the last one! Harsher and bitter, … Continue reading

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