My love of Nicaraguan cigars is documented and well know. Wait, is it? Anyway I do have a bias towards non cuban sticks. Why? well in terms of bang for your buck non Cubans offer better value. Communists I think not. Recently I did some serious replenishing of my humidor, like that thing was nearly … Continue reading Tatuaje Havana VI – Corona
Ok, so if you read my Bánh mì post you may have seen a few notes about not being a food snob. It was pointed out to me last week that instead of a snob i may just be informed and a little picky at times. Yep let’s go with that. I’m afraid i’m the … Continue reading Peso Cigars
I’ve got some Germans staying with me at the moment, and it’s always been tradition that we exchange gifts whenever we visit each other, I with packets and packets of Tim Tams, and ze Germans with Jägermeister and kit from Rothermann FC. However this time i was blessed with a few Toraño cigars from my … Continue reading Toraño Vault Liga A-008 Torpedo
Usually i know what i like when i buy a cigar. But when pressed to make a selection with very little time after a meeting, Baranows Cigars is the place to do it. Last week i dropped in to pick up a stick and asked for an Alec Bradley but with none available was recommended … Continue reading Nestor Miranda Collection Special Selection Rosado
I can’t deny i’m a huge fan of Perdomo Cigars but the 10th anniversary range are really the complete set. The range was released in 2008 to celebrate 10 years of business and have a suite of sizes from cigarillo to super toro. Sam Spurr put me onto the figurado which to be honest isn’t … Continue reading Perdomo Cigars 10th Anniversary Champagne Figurado.
I guess you think that man night is all about VB, BBQ and footy. Well the difference between that and the way we do it is, we make it look good. Step 1 Nibbles. Deviled cashes. Ingredients: 1 Kg Cashews (salted but rinsed) 1 large cup fresh curry leaves 6 cloves garlic minced 2 large … Continue reading Man Night – meat sweats up in here
Since the time of cheap Algerian cigarettes when I was living in Tunisia (roughly $3 a packet for “European” brands) i have gone back to the luxury and enjoyment of fine cigars. I remember trying my first real cigar at my 18th Birthday when a family friend brought around a box of Ritmeester 5’s that … Continue reading Cigars of Late