Monthly Archives: April 2011

Oxford cigars

Smoked 16 April 2010 on the way to and in Oxford for a night out with friends. First up was a Por Larranaga Montecarlo (box code OPM AGO 09;  in humidor since 8 May 2010) for the drive. The sizing … Continue reading

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Saint Luis Rey Regio

Smoked 14 April 2011. I’ve had two pairs of these and they got mixed up, so it could have been a NOV 08 in humidor since 10 January 2010 or a 2007 that had been in the humi since 31 … Continue reading

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Vegas Robaina Famoso

Smoked 14 April 2011. Box code LPM ABR 08; in humidor since 20 Jan 2010. This was a bit heavy for the morning without breakfast, but enjoyable none-the-less. I experienced burn problems with this, though I was driving at the … Continue reading

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Jose L. Piedra Petit Cazadores

Smoked 9 April 2011. Box code AUS MAR 10; in humidor since 30 August 2010. This was smoked in the beer garden at the start of a LONG day doing a bit of a pub crawl. Very pleasant, perhaps a … Continue reading

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Hoyo de Monterrey Le Hoyo du Depute

Smoked 25 March 2011. Box code OPM OCT 09, in humidor since 3 February 2010. I’d punched this a while back using a punch that was too large for the cigar, unfortunately damaging the cap. I’d put it back thinking … Continue reading

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Juan Lopez Seleccion No. 2

Smoked 3 April 2011 on the way back from the christening! Box code GAS JUN 08; in humidor since 6 October 2009. This was a typical example of a JL2; no more to say yet again. I’ll do a proper … Continue reading

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La Gloria Cubana Medaille d’Or No. 3

Smoked 3 April 2011 on the way to a christening. Box code OSU AGO 02; in humidor since 26 June 2010. Beautiful soft flavour due to the age, but I don’t recall anything standing out particularly. Will have to investigate … Continue reading

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Rafael Gonzalez Petit Corona

Smoked 2 April. Box code SEM NOV 08; in humidor since 28 June 2010. Apologies for my slackness at keeping my blog updated lately but I’ve had a lot going on AFK. I’m just going to rattle off a few … Continue reading

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