Tag Archives: Cigar

Casa Cuba Cigar Review

Casa Cuba – robusto Dominican Republic The pre-light feel and aroma of the Casa Cuba is soft and oily, with a bit of a give to it. Smells of aged tobacco, leather, and soft earth. The Casa Cuba Lights up … Continue reading

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Plans for the Future

So here I am again, with an unacceptably long hiatus between now and my last post, and a considerable about of time between that one and the one before it. I enjoy writing. I enjoy the subjects that I choose … Continue reading

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Drew Estate Undercrown

Drew Estate Undercrown This is a cigar that I have reviewed several times and I am fond of. I don’t want to go back through my old posts to see if I have written on it before for a number … Continue reading

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How I smoke, or, The Art of Smoking a Cigar

What do I look for when I smoke a cigar? How do I evaluate it? I have had some questions recently as to how I rate or evaluate the cigars that I smoke, and overall, what I look for in … Continue reading

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Where have all the Matchbooks gone?

Where have all the matchbooks gone? Not long ago we had a power outage in my area, and as with any good prepared family, we broke out the flashlights and candles and went about our business without much fanfare or … Continue reading

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Wine Series: J. Lohr Merlot – “Los Osos”

A continuation of my long suffering wine series – recording online the infernal scratches of my pen in a notebook. I am going back in time quite a bit with these, as my blog publishing has no where near caught … Continue reading

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Antique Pipe Case

One of my followers on Instagram, @elderwoodpipes, asked for more information on a series of posts I made yesterday featuring an antique rolling leather pipe case. Pushing myself to write more, I figured I would use this opportunity to give … Continue reading

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Psyko seven robusto – Ventura cigar company

Psyko seven robusto – Ventura cigar company I did not have a favorable initial impression of this cigar primarily because of the extravagant marketing behind it. I am a fan of Ventura Cigar co, and they have had some excellent … Continue reading

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Gurkha 125th Anniversary Robusto

Gurkha 125th anniversary robusto – pre-light aroma of leather and oak. Tight, habano wrapper that gives to the touch with no hints of oil. Lights easily, with a full, open draw. Opens up with flavors of soft leather and some … Continue reading

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Heirloom Pipe Cleaning Solution

I must first apologize if the title of this post is a bit misleading. This is not a solution for cleaning heirloom pipes. The solution itself is an heirloom. Somewhat not surprisingly, I am not the only connoisseur of fine … Continue reading

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