Category Archives: Non-Cuban cigars

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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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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Weekend cigars

Only a couple this weekend. Alec Bradley Spirit of Cuba Corojo: smoked 24 July 2010; in humi since 14 November 2009. Age unknown. Little to recommend it. Didn’t even bother to finish it. Partagas Chico: smoked 25 July 2010; in … Continue reading

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Saturday 22 May 2010 cigars: Cain and Georges Reserve

It was a lovely sunny day and we were off to the park so I thought I’d take along something I hoped to be a bit special. I’d smoked the last Cuban I had available the night before so I … Continue reading

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Friday 21 May 2010 cigars

Started with a Chinchalero Picadillo, in the humidor since 9 August 2009. This was actually quite nice for a sunny afternoon in the pub! I think I may have to re-evaluate these. Going on the strength of this one, I’d … Continue reading

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Cigars International Red Label torpedo

I thought I’d try another NC and this was it. Been in the humidor since 25 November 2009. No idea of age other than that. Smelt alright and had a good draw. Unfortunately it all went downhill once I lit … Continue reading

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Catch-up post…

Due to my excessive slackness at posting recently I’m going to put them all in here. 22 March 2010: Partagas Chico (box code unknown). Been in

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De Giri Luna Perfecta

Smoked 20 March 2010. Been in humidor since 10 February 2010. This was received as a taster from a new Indonesian cigar producer, De Giri. Construction was very good, nice and firm

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Rocky Patel Vintage 1992 Torpedo (second)

I thought I’d give this a go as I’d heard good reports on the seconds ie. indistinguishable from the proper one. I don’t have a lot to tell you in all honesty. Construction and burn were good, taste wasn’t particularly … Continue reading

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Perdomo Lot 23 Toro

OK, so this intrigued me. I’d heard some good reports about this non-Cuban, so I thought I should get round to trying one. Time in humidor unknown as I have three the same from different deliveries, but it should be … Continue reading

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