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  1. Mine are also returning PL Gran Robusto 2017.
  2. Uh oh.. I’ll go check my box and return with an update.
  3. MM&SRW Prize. Thanks so much to @El Presidente & the crew for such an amazing and generous prize!
  4. I’m a sucker for tin packaging lol. Also pleasantly surprised by the date on these RGPCs.
  5. I use a Bonavita variable temp goose neck and a digital scale. My pour over is a chemex knockoff from amazon, the grinder is an electric conical burr (also amazon knockoff) but I did order a baratza encore which I’m very excited about.
  6. Wow thanks so much! And to think I was worried my chances were ruined as I’ve only been able to do one review this weekend since my kid brought some virus (not covid) into the house and we’ve been under the weather the last couple of days haha.
  7. Aladino Corojo Elegantes, unknown, Pour Over Coffee & Irish Tea (MM&SRW)
  8. Two things I’ve recently been getting into are pour over coffee and corojo tobacco. There’s this distinct flavor I’ve mentioned in my other reviews that I’m always chasing: something like almond oil or molasses. If there is any truth to the claim that the Eiroa corojo is as close to pre blue mold Cuban tobacco as you can get in America (which I obviously take with a huge grain of salt), then this flavor note is what’s got me sold. In Habanos, I get that molasses & almond oil from Bolivar and occasionally Partagas, and to me Honduran Corojo provides a less tangy, more barnyardy version of
  9. Congratulations! My toddler usually only lets me get away with a petit corona before she needs to come sit in my lap and reinforce that she’s the center of attention
  10. Is it possible that 10 condes is a literal translation to “10 count” and it’s a ten count dress box of Mille Fleurs, Belvederes, or Excepcionales?
  11. From Wikipedia: “An innovation in antimicrobial surfaces is the discovery that copper and its alloys (brasses, bronzes, cupronickel, copper-nickel-zinc, and others) are natural antimicrobial materials that have intrinsic properties to destroy a wide range of microorganisms.” I imagine that, whether anyone knew the chemical reasoning at the time, they noticed that mold didn’t seem to grow on copper and so it was a good choice to insulate humidors.

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