Yep, it's all about the supply and demand. Demand for most older NCs seems to be lower than for "fresh" NCs simply due to the way that market works. Most NC manufacturers are constantly rolling out new products and pimping the hell out of them instead of sticking with a consistent, signature...
I don't see anything wrong with sending the troops decent cigars that you personally just don't care for. Sure, you don't want to send them crap, but the OP's cigars were not exactly dog rockets. It's received some decent reviews and I know some people who like them.
Alec Bradley Tempus Corona
The Tempus churchill just received a "94" rating in CA so I was very skeptical of this cigar before even obtaining one but that did put it on my radar as something to try. Frankly, I haven't thought too highly of the few AB cigars I've smoked. (Cigar Insider gave this...
I would look up how much each cigar would cost if bought as part of a box from a major retailer like CI and then maybe give him a bit of a discount.
If I were to just eyeball it, I would say about $5 x 27 cigars = $135.
Even this torpedo took me nearly 2 hours to smoke. It was a very relaxing, slow burning stick.
I agree. It's very expensive for a house brand cigar. Thanks again to seegarfan for sending me one. Otherwise I probably would have never tried this cigar.
Sancti Spiritus Torpedo
Size/vitola: 6.125" x 52rg torpedo
Medium brown Nicaraguan corojo wrapper
Nicaraguan wrapper and binder
Pre-light: Very firm and tightly packed with tobacco. Some medium sized veins and small wrapper defects likely due to the travels that this cigar has been through...
Cigar.com Corojo Robusto vs. DPG Blue Robusto
I had no intentions of doing a comparison type review of the Cigar.com Corojo robusto when I selected it. I was in the mood for something spicy so I did what I always do in that situation: I went to the DPG section in my Vinotemp and picked...