Trying new to me stuff
Koop
Posted 5/14/2018 12:04 PM (#740337)
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So far I've mostly smoked cigars made with Connecticut shade wrappers. Today I received an order from Famous Smoke with different wrappers to try. I got a box of Oliva Serie G Toro with Cameroon wrappers. A bundle of Flor de Oliva 6x50 Maduro with Connecticut broadleaf wrappers. A pack of La GLoria Gilded Toro with Ecuador Sumatra wrappers and a pack of Oliva Baptiste Toro with Habano wrappers.

I'm looking forward to trying new tastes and continue on the road of learning cigars!
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StogieDad
Posted 5/14/2018 1:58 PM (#740340 - in reply to #740337)
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Good luck! The Serie G is a good smoke, and the La Gloria ain't to shabby either. Haven't tried the Baptiste and it has been a long time since I had a FdO, but they should give you a good run to see what kind of flavors you like.

Enjoy!
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Silverstix
Posted 5/14/2018 2:17 PM (#740342 - in reply to #740337)
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The Cameroon wrappers are tasty, a nice easy going smoke. Sumatra wrappers are some of my favorites, enjoy!!
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Posted 5/14/2018 6:43 PM (#740356 - in reply to #740342)
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Oliva makes a damn fine stick.
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Koop
Posted 5/15/2018 7:26 AM (#740365 - in reply to #740337)
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If the rest of the box is anything like the first stick, Oliva Serie G aged Cameroon has earned a permanent place in my humidor.
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Posted 5/15/2018 7:39 AM (#740366 - in reply to #740365)
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Koop - 5/15/2018 8:26 AM If the rest of the box is anything like the first stick, Oliva Serie G aged Cameroon has earned a permanent place in my humidor.

A great cigar for sure.  I loved them when I first started out, but within a year, I started to become bored with them and began to seek out more flavorful cigars (Brazilian wrappers, broadleaf wrappers, etc).  I'm curious to see if your tastes evolve like mine did.  I still have 4 Oliva G's in my humidor that are over a year old, I just never reach for them anymore

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Posted 5/15/2018 8:24 AM (#740367 - in reply to #740337)
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As you work your way thru wrappers lets not forget the Brazilian wrappers Mata Fina and Arapiraca or the Mexican San Andres. These will be a big jump from the Conn shade but when you are ready, very tasty
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