Todays Stogie - Watcha Puffin?

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  1. Mount Mandolin

    Mount Mandolin Active Member

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    I didn't realize these still existed. An English nobleman in a series of books I love smoked these, and those books were set in England the period between the world wars. I'm sure cigars have changed a lot since then, since those are now cheap smokes, but still, that's really cool that you posted that. I've never had one, but I think now I need to try one just to see what they're all about.

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    Smoking a young Cain F, in the 6x46 size (a favorite of mine), and it's an interesting experience. It is a really tasty cigar, even with only a couple weeks rest on it. In fact, it's better than a DPG JJ Belicoso I had last night. Less peppery and more smooth (which is amazing considering this thing's Jalapa ligero components), and more rounded flavor profile. The JJ was much better rested too. What the hell? I generally love the JJ, so I'm thinking maybe it was a bad stick or just a bad night for my taste buds. Weird. This Cain is great though, and the construction/draw is typical Oliva, which is to say, perfect. Try the Cain F, unless you hate spice. It may surprise you. Best Cain offering I've had yet.
     
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  2. Albert

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    had a camacho corojo at the b and m today and a cao la triviata tonight... both great
     
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  3. Mount Mandolin

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    Alright, so today it's this:

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    Absolutely fantastic. I am thankful indeed.
     
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  4. Scurvy

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    I wish I had more to send you. They are not spectacular, but I think a very decent everyday knockaround smoke.


    Now, being thankful and smoking a Rocky Patel Rosado.
     
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  5. Dondi

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    Last of the Mohicans Montecristos ;) good thing the beach was there to console me afterwards.
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  6. Spillproof

    Spillproof Mostly Harmless Moderator

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    Don Pepin Garcia Original
     
  7. Dondi

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    Found a good spot yet in those 4 acres? ;)
     
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    Yes but I'm over at a friends house getting ready to eat ;-)
     
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  9. Mount Mandolin

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    Having a CAO Traviata at the bar. A particularly friendly guy here just gave it to me. Gotta love unexpected kindness from strangers.
     
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    Smoked this over the weekend. One of my favs!

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    Finishing up a delicious My Father No.1

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  12. gentimmy

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    mmm tat black PL

    J Fuego Origen maduro on the drive:
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  13. Albert

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    blind review cigar #1 from spillproof followed by a CAO La Triviata while sitting by a fire in the back yard with a sixer of bells oberon..... ahhhhhhhhhh yeah. the good life.
     
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  14. Mount Mandolin

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    Smoking an absolutely on point DPG JJ right now, accompanied by Chateau Ste. Michelle Sauvignon Blanc from Washington state. Really wonderful combo for a tortured, nocturnal writer like myself. Washington and New Zealand have got SB figured out right now if you ask me. 35F on the back porch, and the stars are out, clear as can be. Makes the writing process move along more quickly.
     
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  15. psquared

    psquared DGErwin, my horse would like a word with you...

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    What did you think?
     
  16. gentimmy

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    not too shabby for the price, great "yard gar"
     
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  17. Russ

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    Love these.... 4.5x46 The perfect size for this line if you ask me.

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    Smoked a AF Anjeo #60 yesterday. It had a few years of age and it was absolutely awesome!

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    The last couple of weeks. Sorry about lazy posting but work has been a pain.

    Diesel Grind. Like the Diesel d.x and the line is pretty good. This one starts out with pepper and tastes a lot like a d.x on the wrapper. Would not be surprised if the wrapper was the same they use in the d.x. Wasn't thrilled about the pepper early on but it settled down or I got used to it. Not worth $5 to me, would rather have a $3 d.x. For the pepper fans a nice cigar.

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    2008 Opus a Canadian friend sent me. Other than the power rangers never really liked opus. This one was much better. When opus have some age the pepper is just right for me.

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    Had this brick while playing cribbage last night. It served the purpose of being of being tobacco in my mouth without offending me. That was its purpose.

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    Gift from Russ. Good flavors. The burn was a little wacky but that was me beating it around.

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    Found these bands at the local cigar shop... :thu:. It was a wonderful.

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    An Oliva V churchill. I really love Oliva V even in a churchill. This is what it looks like in disco lighting while playing cribbage. The local shop buys red lights instead of white. No idea why. Really annoying. When my flash doesn't go off, this is what you get.

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    This is when the flash works. Really enjoyed this black crown. Dark but subtle taste. Not annoyingly powerful, which seems the trend now. The balance was welcome.

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    Russ didn't like the CAO America bottle rocket so he gave them to me. Was not as good as the Potomac but a good long cigar for the shop.

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    CyB. Didn't impress me or depress me. Wouldn't get another but would not toss it either.

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  20. gentimmy

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    Opus' need 5 years to meet full potential IMO, DEFINITELY can't smoke one fresh
     
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