Monday, January 28, 2013

01/25 - The Big 4

No longer in the thirties... on Friday I turnded 40. Honestly... nothing changed... but anyhow, it's still a change... ;-)

We started this day at midnight with a bottle of Swiss "Champagne", nice stuff...

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After a few hours of sleep (the older you get the less sleep you need) we drove to Bezau to have a fantastic breakfast in the Hotel Gams ( They´re well know for all the wellness they offer but also for the excellent food...

After the extended breakfast and our arrival at home I'd my first smoke of the day: a Dunhill Mojito (always a very good choice if it has to be something special) which I paired with some DeuS Brut des Flandres from 2010. A very good combination which gave me about 90 minutes of great pleasure...

For dinner we've made a reservation in a tiny little restaurant in Dornbirn: good home cooking on a high quality level.... beer soup, beef tenderloin for me... pig cheeks and filled tenderloin for Tanja... all cooked to perfection...

Due to the fact that some stuff had to prepared for the next day I went without a after-dinner-smoke in the restaurant but I took my time to smoke another stick at home later. A Glen Grant 36yo., distilled in 1973 (what else?) and a 1994, my favorite stick of the "Holy Trinity". A combo made in heaven!

On Saturday we first me met with a bunch of guys in the Griffins Business Lounge before we changed the location in the afternoon for the big party in the evening.

The evening was filled with a lot of surprises and awesome gifts... thx a lot again to all who made this an unforgettable event!


  1. Congratulations Heiko! Seems like you had the perfect birthday, wonderful cigars, whisky, food and company.

    Greetings from

    1. Thx for the congrats, Arild... as you can see we´d a very good time...