Author Archives: Dave

Weekend cigar round-up

Bit of a catch-up post here as I’ve had quite a mad weekend. Not much detail I’m afraid… Partagas Serie P No. 2 (box code TEB ABR 08; in humidor since 2 April 2009) on 20 August 2011. I’ve not … Continue reading

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HdM Petit Robusto | Bolivar Corona Junior

Smoked 12 August 2011. It was the work barbecue today so I thought I’d take the opportunity to smoke a couple of cigars. I started out with a Hoyo de Monterrey Petit Robusto (box code GEA OCT 08; in humi … Continue reading

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UKCF annual herf at The Prince of Wales, Moseley

If you like cigars and aren’t a member of UKCigarForums, pop on over and join. Saturday 6 August 2011 was an attempt to get as many forum members possible meeting in one place. That place was The Prince of Wales … Continue reading

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Vegas Robaina Famoso

Smoked 31 July 2011. Box code LPM ABR 08; in humidor since 20 January 2010. This was far more like the Famosos that I’ve smoked and loved previously, but it was still quite tannic. Considering this was now over three … Continue reading

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Golofina vintage cigar

I bought this a while back as part of a vintage cigar sampler. I believe the Golofina is a puro ie. rolled entirely from tobacco from one country; in this case, Jamaica. This particular cigar is believed to be from … Continue reading

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Get Out While You Can

It’s not often I read a book that inspires me to tell lots of people about it. This is one of those books. Buy it from Amazon UK here. A while back I posted a review of the MD-80 mini … Continue reading

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Dorset Naga chilli

For yesterday’s dinner I had some Lincolnshire sausages left from a barbecue so I thought I’d make a hot sauce and have them with some pasta. On a recent trip to Tesco I’d stocked up on chillies, getting a couple … Continue reading

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Books

This is not like my normal posts. Normal service will soon be resumed. A thought just came to me while reading a friend’s Facebook status update. She mentioned about libraries and it occurred to me that one of the things … Continue reading

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Bolivar Royal Corona

Smoked 3 July 2011. Box code TEB MAY 08; in humidor since 29 May 2009. After the excitement of the Partagas D4 from the day before, it was going to be hard to match up. While it didn’t quite blow … Continue reading

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Partagas Serie D No. 4

Smoked 2 July 2011. Box code TEB AGO 08; in humidor since 12 July 2010. This particular cigar has changed my view on the D4. Previous experiences have been underwhelming at best but as it seems to have numerous fans … Continue reading

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