Month: May 2006

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Triple Ligero X3

Size name: Toro Length: 6.1 Ring Gauge: 52 Wrapper: Brazilian Maduro Strength: Full I recently decided to smoke another one of my cigars from the CI sampler. The one I went with was the K. Hansotio Triple Ligero X3. When I first pulled this stick out of the humidor I didn’t think much of it. […]


Partagas #8 Maduro

Origin: Dominican Republic Wrapper: Cameroon Binder: Mexico Filler: Dominican/Mexican I reached into my humidor and pulled out a staple cigar. The Partagas #8 Maduro has been a part of my collection for as long as I can remember. It’s not flashy in its appearance and tends to blend in to its surroundings and go unnoticed […]


La Aurora

Size name: Robusto Length: 5.00 Ring Gauge: 50 Wrapper color: Medium Brown Strength: Medium I opened up the humidor today and decided on the La Aurora Robusto that I received in my CI sampler last month. After taking off the cellophane the cigar seemed pretty average. It really didn’t appear to be anything special. It […]


Fonseca Series “F”

Size Name: Robusto Ring Gauge: 52 Length: 5.00 Strength: Mild / Medium Wrapper Color: Light Brown (EMS) Last night I decided on a lighter cigar than usual. I went with the Fonseca Series “F”. I didn’t find out until just a few moments ago that the “F” stands for fuerte. This was surely not a […]

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Don Juan Urquijo

Wrapper: Connecticut Binder: Philippines Filler: Brazil, Dominican Republic & Philippines I wasn’t sure what to expect from the Don Juan Urquijo before I lighted up. There I was in Makati City in the Philippines at one of the many Shoe Marts (SM) (a major department store similar to our Macys/Hechts but with a wine/liquor/tobacco section) […]


Partagas Limited Reserve

Wrapper: Cameroon Binder: Mexican Filler: Dominican & Mexican Before I left for my two week trip to the Philippines I was left with the dilemma that faces all BOTL. What cigars to pack for my trip? I went thru the humidor and picked out some of my usual smokes (Torano Signature, Maria Mancini, Partagas Black […]

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