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  1. A Quick Smoke in the Fox: Juan Lopez Petit Corona

    This weekend I was back in the homeland - Carmarthen in West Wales for to visit the folks. This visit also gives me the opportunity to visit the local pub - The Fox & Hounds in Bancyfelin. Along with two Real Ale's always available, there's a good sized beer garden that is a perfect area for a smoke and a pint.



    After four or five pints of the excellent Dark Age from the The Celt Experience, I retired outside to smoke a Juan Lopez Petit Corona. I've recently bought ...
  2. A Quick Smoke: H. Upmann Magnum 50

    Along with my usual Thursday nights of Question Time and This Week, Im pairing some The Balvenie Whiskey and a H. Upmann Magnum 50.





    One of the in Cigars at the moment amongst aficionados, the H. Upmann Magnum 50s is big and loud. With two bands, this towering Double Robusto measures in at 6.3 inches and 50 ring gauge.



    Originally released ...
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  3. A cigar affair

    My wife is not entirely happy seeing my money go up in smoke, she's even imposed a 'sex embargo' on me until I stop buying cigars, I told her I would stop with the cigars and so now I have to smuggle any cigars in, at risk of never having sex again..

    This is the price to pay for a humble smoke, having an affair with the tastiest beauties known to Cuba.. Is it worth it?

    You know you wouldn't be reading this if it wasn't
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  4. Question Time, This Week and a Cigar.

    Thursday's are one of my favourite night's for a drink and a Cigar. Along with a good Habanos and a fine alcoholic beverage, there are two shows back-to-back that provide the scene for my late night television - Question Time & This Week.



    Some of you guys (and girls) might be putting their hand over their mouth and letting out a big yawn, but I'm one of those amateur armchair political pundits (amateur like this Cigars and Real Ale blog you might hasten to ...
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  5. Habanos SA deletions. Never say never?

    Every year, Habanos SA, the company that handles all the manufacturing and distribution of Cuban Cigars draw up a list of what sizes from what brands will be discontinued. Habanos SA have never given publicly reason why a certain Cuban Cigar gets the chop. Maybe their senior executives huddle in a room, throw darts at a board, play stogie Russian roulette or even participate in a knock out tournament of Sensible Soccer representing their least favourite Cigar.

    Most people agree ...
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