Friday, March 06, 2015

02/25 - Ich bin ein Berliner

A few days back I met with two friends for a smoke in the QN Lounge in Effretikon, a really nice smoking spot. One of the guys is living in Berlin now since a few years but he was in Switzerland for some business, the perfect chance to meet after a long while.

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One part of our conversation was - of course - about cigars. New releases - just a handful of them will have a RG of less than 50 - and the biggest joke of the actual festival, the Romeo y Julieta Wide Churchill Gran Reserva! This cigar was considered by all three of us as one of the worst new released cigars and now they make it even a Gran Reserva! Even though Cuba is still a communistic state, HSA seem to be  the biggest capitalists on that planet... squeeze out of it what you can get... For me I can say that those boxes can rott on the shelves...

Back to some positive things... I'd some nice smokes... the El Rey del Mundo Choix Supreme from 1998 was stellar... what a fantastic smoke. The other one... Partagas Series D No. 3, EL 2001... definitely an outstanding good cigar!