Prelude:Perique is made in St James Parish, Louisiana, with a local strain of red burley. After the tobacco has been harvested and color cured, it is packed into old bourbon barrels, and put under…Continue
I enjoy blending my own tobacco, and recently started pressing some of it into kakes. Before I start working with whole-leaf, I wanted some thing stronger to make firmer, plug-style tobacco.The…Continue
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There's a little bit of cigar banter from me on Google+, and next to none one Facebook or Twitter.
The blog is the best place to find what I'm smoking.
General Cigar has discontinued more than 250 cigars for 2014
Astral GRV ’96 (Both Sizes)
Astral Natural (Both Sizes)
Astral Maduro (Both Sizes)
Astral Talanga Valley Selection (All Three Sizes)
Bances (11 SKUS)
Lonsdale (5 1/2 x 50)
Toro (6 x 52)
Corona (5 1/2 x 44)
Robusto (5 1/2 x 50)
Tubo-Chango (6 1/2…
This is another cigar that came to me via the Puff.com raffle last month. So much good stuff kept filling my mailbox, and, believe it or not, it’s not over yet! The Joya de Nicaragua Cabinetta (JdN) came in early and hung out in my tupperdor for a bit. A short time later, there was a review over on My First Cigar that really got me more interested in this dual-wrapped cigar. While I only had this for a couple weeks, the person that…Continue
I was sick all weekend. Nasty stuff. That meant no costs until tonight. Choose to keep it kinda mild with a CAO MX2 that I got recently from the puff.com lotto that I won. It had been resting for 8 months before I got it and the cello was getting nice and yellow. MX2 indicates it’s a double Maduro with a Maduro wrapper and binder.