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The Cigar Thread 38810

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Re: The Cigar Thread
« Reply #60 on: May 20, 2014, 03:38:22 PM »
Forgot about Prince Albert. It is not bad either.

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Re: The Cigar Thread
« Reply #61 on: May 20, 2014, 04:06:07 PM »
Prince Albert in a MM cob is a nice, simple, relaxing smoke.  It's my go-to when I can't choose between my other blends, my Vic Tinker of tobaccos if you will. ;)  I also mix two parts PA with one part black cavendish as a good out in public smoke.  Nice aroma without being too weak and sweet. 

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Re: The Cigar Thread
« Reply #62 on: May 20, 2014, 04:18:18 PM »
Hmmmm, I might try that. Not a big one for aromatic, but that might be good.

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Re: The Cigar Thread
« Reply #63 on: May 20, 2014, 04:30:57 PM »
I'm not either, but I do enjoy that mixture.  It's no good English Lat bomb, but it doesn't feel like you're smoking a piece of candy either. :)

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Re: The Cigar Thread
« Reply #64 on: May 20, 2014, 06:34:32 PM »
You guys tried that new Drew Estate stuff? They are suppose to recreate old blends from the 1800's. The Meat Pie is supposed to be a real good English blend....been doing some reading.

http://www.tobaccoreviews.com/blend/5572/drew-estate-meat-pie

I have a small amout of credit from a gift cert. at Thompsons so I was looking at their selections...they have Half and Half too.

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Re: The Cigar Thread
« Reply #65 on: May 20, 2014, 06:45:41 PM »
I've had the Kentucky Fire Cured MUWAT from Drew Estate. Pretty decent smoke :tu: Right now I'm smoking a Joya De Nicaragua Big Bull 7x60 while I hang out at the shop.


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Re: The Cigar Thread
« Reply #66 on: May 20, 2014, 06:50:54 PM »
You guys tried that new Drew Estate stuff? They are suppose to recreate old blends from the 1800's. The Meat Pie is supposed to be a real good English blend....been doing some reading.

http://www.tobaccoreviews.com/blend/5572/drew-estate-meat-pie

I have a small amout of credit from a gift cert. at Thompsons so I was looking at their selections...they have Half and Half too.

I haven't, but the local smoke shop carries them.  I'm stopping in there om Friday.....  Half and Half bit the hell out of my tongue the couple times I tried it.  I much prefer PA.

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Re: The Cigar Thread
« Reply #67 on: May 20, 2014, 07:28:33 PM »
I've had the Kentucky Fire Cured MUWAT from Drew Estate. Pretty decent smoke :tu: Right now I'm smoking a Joya De Nicaragua Big Bull 7x60 while I hang out at the shop.


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 :salute: --- nice stick (so I've read).

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Re: The Cigar Thread
« Reply #68 on: May 20, 2014, 11:14:14 PM »
You guys tried that new Drew Estate stuff? They are suppose to recreate old blends from the 1800's. The Meat Pie is supposed to be a real good English blend....been doing some reading.

http://www.tobaccoreviews.com/blend/5572/drew-estate-meat-pie

I have a small amout of credit from a gift cert. at Thompsons so I was looking at their selections...they have Half and Half too.

I haven't, but the local smoke shop carries them.  I'm stopping in there om Friday.....  Half and Half bit the hell out of my tongue the couple times I tried it.  I much prefer PA.

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Maybe its me, but half and half is a hit and miss anymore. Also, it seems like it falls flat about a half a bowl in. Not as good as it used to be I think.


I heard someone was make some of the old blends. Thank for the info. Another blend I just thought of is Dunhill 965. Its a good Lat bomb.

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Re: The Cigar Thread
« Reply #69 on: May 21, 2014, 04:19:51 PM »
You guys tried that new Drew Estate stuff? They are suppose to recreate old blends from the 1800's. The Meat Pie is supposed to be a real good English blend....been doing some reading.

http://www.tobaccoreviews.com/blend/5572/drew-estate-meat-pie

I have a small amout of credit from a gift cert. at Thompsons so I was looking at their selections...they have Half and Half too.

I haven't, but the local smoke shop carries them.  I'm stopping in there om Friday.....  Half and Half bit the hell out of my tongue the couple times I tried it.  I much prefer PA.

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Re: The Cigar Thread
« Reply #70 on: May 21, 2014, 04:20:28 PM »
You guys tried that new Drew Estate stuff? They are suppose to recreate old blends from the 1800's. The Meat Pie is supposed to be a real good English blend....been doing some reading.

http://www.tobaccoreviews.com/blend/5572/drew-estate-meat-pie

I have a small amout of credit from a gift cert. at Thompsons so I was looking at their selections...they have Half and Half too.

I haven't, but the local smoke shop carries them.  I'm stopping in there om Friday.....  Half and Half bit the hell out of my tongue the couple times I tried it.  I much prefer PA.

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Maybe its me, but half and half is a hit and miss anymore. Also, it seems like it falls flat about a half a bowl in. Not as good as it used to be I think.


I heard someone was make some of the old blends. Thank for the info. Another blend I just thought of is Dunhill 965. Its a good Lat bomb.

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You're welcome Nate!

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Re: The Cigar Thread
« Reply #71 on: May 21, 2014, 10:49:24 PM »
I put together a Gurkha cigar display today at the shop.


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Re: The Cigar Thread
« Reply #72 on: May 21, 2014, 11:09:33 PM »
I put together a Gurkha cigar display today at the shop.


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Clearly, you have a very cool job!  :cheers:

Thanks for the pic...someday I'll get some Gurhkas to try!   :drool:

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Re: The Cigar Thread
« Reply #73 on: May 21, 2014, 11:12:06 PM »
I'm actually retired from the military and work at the cigar shop to keep busy and give me extra spending money.


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Re: The Cigar Thread
« Reply #74 on: May 21, 2014, 11:21:05 PM »
Love those places. I live out in the sticks and it's probably 75-100 miles to the nearest quality shop.

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Re: The Cigar Thread
« Reply #75 on: May 22, 2014, 02:42:53 AM »
Love those places. I live out in the sticks and it's probably 75-100 miles to the nearest quality shop.

Lol I feel your pain ... one plane or a day by boat for me. I can buy Cuban's here but most of them are soggy (most places don't humidify since we have such high humidity) and it's actually cheaper for me to buy illegal Cuban's in the US!
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Re: The Cigar Thread
« Reply #76 on: May 22, 2014, 04:01:50 AM »
I used to go down on Saturday mornings...look at the sticks, buy a few and then hang around and shoot the breeze. Sometimes even got to try a new cigar for free.

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Re: The Cigar Thread
« Reply #77 on: May 22, 2014, 04:09:39 AM »
Smoking a Joya de Nicaragua Big Bull this evening. I had a Skull Crusher, Habano Squared and a Bobalu Campana earlier today at the shop.

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Re: The Cigar Thread
« Reply #78 on: May 22, 2014, 04:58:50 AM »
Your cigar karma is high  :D   :cheers:

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Re: The Cigar Thread
« Reply #79 on: May 22, 2014, 04:59:55 AM »
 :D

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Re: The Cigar Thread
« Reply #80 on: May 22, 2014, 11:11:01 PM »
Heading out for a stogie!

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Re: The Cigar Thread
« Reply #81 on: May 22, 2014, 11:13:05 PM »
I had a Man O War Dark Aged Maduro this afternoon. Several more later today at the shop


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Re: The Cigar Thread
« Reply #82 on: May 23, 2014, 02:18:07 AM »
Sat on the porch and caught The Last Radio Playing show on WWCR. The Blues were great, the cigar wasn't.



It was a non descrip VS maduro with 55 Series on the band but it was nowhere near the quality of the current 55 Series Maduros...couldn't finish it.

I got it for a less than a buck so.....c'est la vie.

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Re: The Cigar Thread
« Reply #83 on: May 23, 2014, 02:55:42 AM »
L'Atelier LAT 56 from Pete Johnson (Tatuajue). The number 12 cigar on Cigar Aficionado's Top 25 of 2013


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Re: The Cigar Thread
« Reply #84 on: May 23, 2014, 07:37:32 AM »
Cool ashtray.  :tu:

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Re: The Cigar Thread
« Reply #85 on: May 23, 2014, 12:35:41 PM »
Thanks Cap!

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Re: The Cigar Thread
« Reply #86 on: May 24, 2014, 04:39:22 AM »
No cigar today...the stinker yesterday was so bad I had no desire to light up.....they must rolled that one when Nixon was in office.

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Re: The Cigar Thread
« Reply #87 on: May 24, 2014, 04:57:11 AM »
I've smoked an Asylum, a Joya, a Diesel Dilirium earlier and a Fallen Angel right now.


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Re: The Cigar Thread
« Reply #88 on: May 24, 2014, 05:22:23 AM »
I got a flyer this week on Joya Nics....they were on sale...can't find it now.

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Re: The Cigar Thread
« Reply #89 on: May 24, 2014, 05:27:24 AM »
They're pretty decent sticks IMO. I had the Antonio 1970 Big Bull. I got a box of them from CI for $150 with a 15 cigar Drew Estate sampler free


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