Category Archives: Cuban cigars

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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Bolivar Gold Medal

Smoked 22 June 2011. Box code LSO FEB 08; in humidor since 12 November 2009. Lovely to the touch, so oily and rough. Which may explain issues explained later… Finally, I think I understand why some enjoy these so much. … Continue reading

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H. Upmann Magnum 50

Smoked 20 June 2011. Box code unknown as it was from a three-pack; in humidor (with tube open) since 17 August 2010. I’ve not smoked many H. Upmann cigars to date and this was the first time I’ve smoked a … Continue reading

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Bolivar Corona Junior | Juan Lopez Seleccion No. 2

Smoked 5 June 2011. Bolivar Corona Junior (box code TEB JUL 07; in humidor since 14 March 2011) Lovely smoke. Slightly tighter than I would have liked though. Got a bit richer towards the end much like the Bolivar Royal … Continue reading

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Weekend cigars

I’m starting to not be so far behind with my updates now! Jose L. Piedra Petit Cazadores: smoked 19 May 2011. Box code AUS MAR 10; in humidor since 30 August 2010. Settling nicely now. Make a great pub smoke … Continue reading

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Bolivar Coronas Junior

Smoked 15 May 2011. Box code TEB JUL 07; in humidor since 14 March 2011. This was as delightful as the last one. Sitting outside in a pub beer garden at the start of a hard day’s socialising, this was … Continue reading

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Hoyo de Monterrey Petit Robusto

Smoked 1 May 2011. Box code GEA OCT 08. Been in humidor since 23 September 2009. Going on my previous drunken experience with one of these, I thought it worthwhile investigating this batch again. I’m so glad I did! This … Continue reading

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Cardiff Herf

Out smoking with Simon of The Cigar Monologues and Steve of SteveGriff.com on 25 April 2011, we met up and smoked our first cigars of the day in the beer garden at Bar Cwtch. For those of you who aren’t … Continue reading

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Cohiba Siglo VI

Smoked 24 April 2011. Box code unknown as they were a three-pack my friend got me from Duty Free when they were on the way back from holiday. Bought in Kuala Lumpur airport sometime December 2009 and in the humidor … Continue reading

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