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Forum: Island (The other ones) Reviews 02-26-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,879
Posted By oldforge
Re: Lancero love

These are 6.5 x 40 and called panatelas found here:

https://www.cigar.com/p/caldwell-90-plus-rated-seconds-cigars/2023042/

The panatelas are seconds of the La Barba Reds.

These are very...
Forum: All Cigar Discussion 12-09-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,059
Posted By oldforge
Re: Cigars Fading?

I have some old NCs (ten years plus) that are smoking great. These include El Rico Habanos (still strong), all the Room 101s, anything Pepin, Fuente Anejos and Oliva Vs.

Folks here had warned...
Forum: Island (The other ones) Reviews 12-02-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,879
Posted By oldforge
Re: Lancero love

These lanceros look interesting:

https://www.cigar.com/p/southern-draw-jacobs-ladder-lancero-pack-of-20/2023980/#p-2023979
Forum: All Cigar Discussion 10-08-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 927
Posted By oldforge
Re: New releases

For small winter smokes--I have been waiting for these and Atlantic finally got some:

https://atlanticcigar.com/joya-de-nicaragua-antano-1970-tins-4x32/

I just tried one--these met my...
Forum: All Cigar Discussion 09-02-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By oldforge
Re: Camacho

Camacho is a shadow of its former self--those old corojos were _so_ good.

The Barrel Aged are the best of the current bunch imho--but not in the same league as the old corojos.
Forum: All Cigar Discussion 08-23-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1,681
Views: 259,895
Posted By oldforge
Re: Show your latest NC purchase IV

The Estellas are solid smokes--you will enjoy them.
Forum: Sports 08-08-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,142
Posted By oldforge
Re: 2019 MLB Thread

Chris Davis, also known as the $161 million dollar man, is back in the news. :-)

https://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/27343717/o-davis-clashes-manager-hyde-dugout
Forum: Island (The other ones) Reviews 07-31-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,838
Posted By oldforge
Re: Cornelius and Anthony 2nds

This has been a bit below the radar, but in the past couple of years four states (Arkansas, Utah, Maine, North Dakota) have banned online sales of cigars.
This trend is likely to get a _lot_...
Forum: All Cigar Discussion 07-31-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,108
Posted By oldforge
Re: What’s your favorite seconds

My consuegras are _really_ old at this point (ten years +) and they are all over the place, from excellent to terrible and everywhere in between (sorta a normal curve distribution).
Forum: All Cigar Discussion 07-29-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 47,570
Posted By oldforge
Re: pnoon's what cigar did you smoke today VII?

I found an _old_ box (ten years +) of Padron Delicias buried deep in a coolerdor.

Yellow/brown cellos on the remaining Padrons in the box--and the smoke was _very_ good and actually had a long...
Forum: All Cigar Discussion 06-22-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,022
Posted By oldforge
Re: What was your first box purchase?

NC: El Rico Habano--one NC that ages beautifully for years and years--still like them.
CC: Bolivar PC
Forum: All Cigar Discussion 04-22-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 860
Views: 47,570
Posted By oldforge
Re: pnoon's what cigar did you smoke today VII?

Cornelius and Anthony seconds Maduro Lonsdale--I had reviewed the line a couple of months ago here. The Maduros have calmed down and are smoking very well.
Forum: Island (The other ones) Reviews 04-11-2019, 03:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 941
Posted By oldforge
Re: El Trovador corona gorda

I have tried most of the PDR smokes when Cigarpage has them on sale (dirt cheap). Most have been surprisingly good.

_This_ is the one exception. I just can't get _any_ taste out of...
Forum: Island (The other ones) Reviews 02-27-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,838
Posted By oldforge
Cornelius and Anthony 2nds

Here is the CI link: https://www.cigarsinternational.com/p/cornelius-anthony-2nds/2020504/

Most of these are new (CI shows 2/2019) and halfwheel did not show any official announcement by C & A. ...
Forum: All Cigar Discussion 02-15-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,541
Posted By oldforge
Re: Losing some love for Pepin lately

Earlier this week I cracked open a box and smoked a five year old JJ natural.

It took my breath away--amazing.

I haven't bought any new Pepins in the last few years--so can't comment on the...
Forum: All Cigar Discussion 02-02-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,184
Posted By oldforge
Re: Favorite Kristoff?

I have tried almost all of them.

While normally I prefer maduros in this case the Habano wrapper is a better match for the Kristoff taste profile (and worth a try).

The Pistoff is much...
Forum: All Cigar Discussion 01-28-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,796
Posted By oldforge
Re: Flavours you don't like in a cigar?

I am surprised no-one mentioned the horrific peanut taste of the CAO Colombia--the worst cigar ever by CAO by a factor of ten.
Forum: Island (The other ones) Reviews 01-28-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,879
Posted By oldforge
Re: Lancero love

Thanks for your reviews.

I just placed an order with the Serious folks.

Cigarpage had some Nicaraguan Overrun lanceros (maduro and habano) that were excellent--unfortunately they sold out...
Forum: All Cigar Discussion 07-11-2018, 06:09 AM
Replies: 7,549
Views: 679,003
Posted By oldforge
Re: What cigar did you smoke today VI?

Padilla Cava Maduro Toro--I got these as yard gars and they have outperformed my expectations.
Forum: All Cigar Discussion 06-23-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,962
Posted By oldforge
Re: Great Factory Bundles, 2nds, cuban sandwich...

Imho the best combination of taste and value on bundles currently available are the Nicaraguan Overruns on Cigarpage
https://www.cigarpage.com/nicaraguan-overruns-habano.html...
Forum: All Cigar Discussion 06-23-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7,549
Views: 679,003
Posted By oldforge
Re: What cigar did you smoke today VI?

La Barba Red Toro.

Atlantic had these on sale for a while (just raised the price again after I bought some) and I couldn't resist.

Spice spice spice--and the toro is mild compared to the...
Forum: All Cigar Discussion 06-07-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7,549
Views: 679,003
Posted By oldforge
Re: What cigar did you smoke today VI?

PDR A.Flores Gran Reserva Sun Grown Toro OTT--had to pick them up when they went on sale at Field Supply last week. Abe has done it again--loved it even more than the Corojo--and I am a big fan...
Forum: All Cigar Discussion 10-19-2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,066
Posted By oldforge
Re: Bringing cheap cigars from now on

I hide my WOAMs--just hope I don't get too old to remember where they are. :-)
Forum: All Cigar Discussion 07-22-2017, 02:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,606
Posted By oldforge
Re: Best Budget / Value Sticks $3 and under

Cigarpage has these for under $2 a stick for the next few days:
http://www.cigarpage.com/shock-and-awe-pdr-gems-ninety-five-rated.html
Forum: All Cigar Discussion 06-21-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,606
Posted By oldforge
Re: Best Budget / Value Sticks $3 and under

Holts has the usual excellent choices in their weekly sale--under three bucks:
http://www.holts.com/specials/weekly-special/cain-daytona-6.html...
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