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Taste sweet, reminds you of freshly cut hay, with an almost cloying "room note"......it sit for a bit. They're made to smoke the way they smoke regardless of how long you leave them around.
Does one aspect of the flavor profile overwhelm another...i.e. I got a label maker that I use to print out the date and slap on the ass of the box. I'll do singles if they are special or if I lnow they do better with some down time. I do keep invoices, so if it's not something I buy on a regular basis, I can go back and look to see when they were purchased.
It made it feel too much like work for me so I abandoned it. I kept it up for a while but found it too much like work. A couple years back I went to Las Vegas and on the advice of someone on this board, I stopped at the Fuente store at Caesar's Palace casino for a cigar and mohito combination.
Mostly I started that sheet to keep track of what I did like, and didn't like but it quickly became moot as I seem to remember what I like quite well. While there, I bought 4 of the "house" Fuente cigars.
I time you spend within the culture of cigars and the efforts you place in understanding what you enjoy will eventually answer your question. See, I guess this cuts to the chase, and part of what truly intrigues me about cigars. I hope so...smiles I just started getting serious about cigars a year ago June, so I am very much still a newbie to the hobby.
In fact because I do not smoke I know my cigars get pretty old if I do not send them out and I know age is not necessary a good thing. Some wine is what it will always be, and other wines will get worse or better with age. This has been a public service announcement from badwhale.
I also recently purchased a couple great deals from Paddy when he put them up for sale. When would be the best year and month to smoke this one? Are there any general rules to aging certain types of fillers, wrappers, sizes, CC's, NC's, etc? Wife and I took a last minute to a warm country with palm tress & tequila. I do have a very large stash of cigars and dating the helps me from accidently smoking ones that are new and have not had time to adjust, as well as seeing if time improves the smoke or hurts it.
This instrument utilizes the same broomstick neck with a separate one-piece fretboard/headstock. Similar to the "Viking Fiddle" used by Ida Rindlisbacher of the Wisconsin Lumberjacks band in the 1930's.
"Anyone who loves music and is handy with tools can make a cigar box violin that is capable of producing really good tones.
Lets face it not everyone has the self control as well as the funds to buy enough to age the cigars they enjoy. After a year of resting those cigars change and not for the good. I do find it interesting that you said..."some need"..."some suffer"..."some turn from nothing to absolutely nothing". It made it feel too much like work for me so I abandoned it.
What an opportunity a board like this gives to people, now able to voyage into trades with all different kinds of people and effectively try different cigars as well as different ages to the same cigar. The fact that there is a proper time (for some, most, or all cigars) and an improper time (for some, most, or all cigars) to smoke said cigar is what I'm trying to figure out. time you spend within the culture of cigars and the efforts you place in understanding what you enjoy will eventually answer your question. Early on I was keeping up with my cigars on a spreadsheet but it didn't last long.