Review of the Day - Robusto

31st July, 2009: Posted by glpease in Review of the Day

This is fun. Robusto is one of those blends that people either get, or they don’t. It was never intended to be a “cigar in a pipe” experience, but a blend that uses the cigar leaf to add a new dimension to the pipe smoker’s palette of flavour experience. It’s always been something of a “sleeper,” not getting the same exposure as some of the more mainstream blends, but it has its following, and is one of my personal faves, especially with some age behind it. I have one of those foil bags that I used for the 8oz packaging a few years ago, and it’s a delight to dip into once in a while.

Slow Draw definitely gets it. Here’s what he has to say about Robusto: Read more…»

Review of the Day - Key Largo

24th July, 2009: Posted by glpease in Review of the Day

The last ROTD might lead the reader to the impression that only bad reviews will capture my attention. Not so. Giving equal time to the other side of the coin, here is a delightful entry from CPT/VSG describing his experiences with Key Largo. Read more…»