Saturday, January 02, 2010

State of the Humidor - Jan 2010

New cigars to try in 2010: Don Kiki Brown Label, Don Pepin Serie JJ, Don Pepin Blue, Sol Cubano, Flor de Murias, Tampa Sweetheart #85 (second to Fuente 8-5-8)

Last cigar of 2009: My New Year's Eve lineup consisted of a Padron 1926 Anniversary robusto, paired with Maker's Mark, followed by an Omar Ortez Original belicoso.
First cigar of 2010: DPG Series JJ Maduro (celebrating the University of Alabama's 2009 National Championship in the Rose Bowl)

Best (new) cigar of 2009: Oliva Serie V
Worst (new) cigar of 2009: RP Olde World Reserve Corojo

New cigars I tried in 2009, that I would purchase again in the future: La Herencia Cubana, Africa by Don Lino, Perdomo Fresh-Rolled, La Invicta, La Tradicion Perdomo, Ashton Benchmade, Verdadero Organic, Vegas de Fonseca, La Flor de Cano, Graycliff 1666, Casa Magna, Rocky Patel Edge Maduro, Ramon Allones Reserve, Rocky Patel Olde World Reserve Maduro, Cuesta Rey Centro Fino Sungrown, Medina 1959 Miami Edition, CAO Gold Maduro,Man O'War, Oliva Serie 'O', Oliva Serie 'V'

New cigars I tried in 2009, that I would not purchase again: Fonseca 5-50, Fonseca Vintage, Rocky Patel Olde World Reserve Corojo, Gran Habano 3 Siglos

I'm running five humidors right now. Here an approximate list of their contents:
(3) Gran Habano #1 Robusto
(3) 5 Vegas Limitada 2008 Torpedo
(3) Punch Gran Puro Bonita
(7) El Mejor Emerald Robusto
(19) Padilla Hybrid Robusto
(35) Fresh-Rolled Perdomo Cuban Wheel Double Corona
(50) Omar Ortiz Originals bellicoso
(19) Tio Pepe Churchill
(25) Don Kiki Brown Label Churchill
(20) Gran Habano #5 Pyramid
(25) Sol Cubano Cuban Cabinet Toro
(24) 5 Vegas Miami Toro
(24) La Flor de Murias Epicure
(23) Ramon Allones Reserve Corona Gorda
(5) Gurkha Master Select Churchill
(6) 5 Vegas Cask Strength
(3) Gran Habano 3 Siglos Torpedo
(6) Bahia Blue Robusto
(8) Man O'War Churchill
(20) Legends Graycliff Toro
(20) Calle Ocho Churchill
(20) Perdomo Slow-Aged Glorioso
(20) Flor de Allones Maximo
(20) La Herencia Cubana Toro
(1) DPG Cuban Classic
(1) DPG Series JJ Natural
(1) DPG Blue Label
(1) DPG Legends
(2) Gurkha Class Regent

plus, I'm sure, a few assorted sticks, quietly forgotten, aging patiently until I find them again.

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