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This “Corona” from Arturo Fuente, although not a Cuban cigar, has a quality that keeps me coming back because of the complexity of flavors that I get out of it and makes me wonder how many other non-Cubans exist that would give me this much pleasure… I’ll admit that I first started smoking Cuban cigars […]

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Sitting on top of the painting, “The Pursuit Of Happiness” by Ulrike Ebeling is one of my favorite Cuban cigars, the Choix Supreme by El Rel Del Mundo… This Robusto has seen a few years in the humidor and the slight amount of plume that shows on the wrapper lets you know that my humidor […]

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Vancouver is littered with coffee shops down almost every block, supplying us with that most beautiful beverage that pairs so well with Cuban cigars. ┬áThis elixir also assists in waking us up, perfectly compliments moments of quiet contemplation and for some, helps fuel the driver’s rage you sometimes witness on our streets… At that moment […]

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The phrase in the medallion is, “Honi Soit Mal Pense” which translated means, “Shamed be he who thinks evil of it”… This is a great phrase to keep in mind when you run into those who look down on and berate someone who is smoking a cigar outdoors, out of the way of anyone and […]

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From time to time I go online and see if people are selling cigars that they’ve brought back from Cuba or other parts of the world…This can be a fun thing to do and, believe me, there are great great deals out there.. The little Romeo in the picture was part of a 50 or […]

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I guess the subject of today’s entry is whether or not you’re interested in going on a holiday to a country where finding a place to have a cigar is a pain… I’ll be the first to raise my hand and say that I’ll travel elsewhere, since cigars (and golf) are a huge part of […]

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Cuff links, bowler hats, top hats, bow and straight ties, smoking jackets, tuxedos and anything formal have seen generations of cigars and cigar smoke as gentlemen have sat in libraries and cigar smoking parlors after dinner in elegant homes and mansions… Our and their fathers have enjoyed the activity of cigar smoking after a meal […]

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If you know anything at all about Cuban cigars then you know that the Montecristo pictured above is one of the world’s most popular cigars… I’ve smoked literally hundreds of these fine piramides and I can honestly say that I’ve never had one that tasted poorly… Sure, from time to time you may run into […]

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I wanted to give a bit of attention to the sad news about two of the Arturo Fuente Warehouses going up in flames a few days ago.. By the sounds of it, a lot of aged and aging tobacco was destroyed and it must be a terrible loss to the company which produces some of […]

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Cigars And The Blues

I’ve never been a big fan of cigar boxes used for musical instruments… Well there’s a great way to start a blog entry!! ┬áMusical instruments sound pretty good if you spend enough money to buy one with any sort of quality so I see no reason to make something out of a cigar box just […]

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