Monthly Archives: January 2014

1998 Diplomaticos No. 2

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Wanted to try something different tonight. Something out of the norm, out of the comfort zone. Something I am unfamiliar with. Went rummaging through the singles humidor and found this: 1998 Diplommaticos No. 2 from my Secret Santa. It suited … Continue reading

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1991 H Upmann Preciosas

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Received this in my Secret Santa gift this year. Never had one of these before. Always interested in little cigars as they are a look into the past, seeing all the discontinuations in the Habanos SA portfolios. I wish that … Continue reading

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1990 Montecristo No. 5

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Received this in my Secret Santa package this year. Thank you to the great BOTL who sent this for me to try. I have always enjoyed the Montecristo marca, particularly with some age on it. Seeing that this is from … Continue reading

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2006 Vegas Robaina ‘Art Edicion’ Famoso Ramirez

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Received a generous gift from a great European BOTL. He asked me to review 5 fantastic cigars over the course of 2014. This particular cigar I have rarely seen smoked and was excited to give it a try. Let’s see … Continue reading

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2007 Original Release Cohiba Maduro 5 Genios

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It has been a long time since I had one of these. I recall that I didn’t enjoy the previous experience and can’t remember why. I guess this represents a clean slate, with no expectations. I am very curious to … Continue reading

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2000 El Rey Del Mundo Elegantes

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Was rummaging through the humidor today, checking boxes and making sure the humidity was at an appropriate level. I saw this box, which was gifted to me over the holidays by a great BOTL. Decided that today was the day … Continue reading

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1997 H. Upmann Sir Winston

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Been dreaming about warm weather seeing that Toronto is getting plundered by snow and it has been abnormally cold. Combine that with a tough cold and it is as far from Nirvana as I possibly could be. Finally got over … Continue reading

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