Partagas 8-9-8 (?)/Asahi Super Dry Beer; Grand Marnier

Published on February 26th, 2019 | by Ken Gargett

We continue the double drinks experiment. This time, I went with two utterly different drinks to see what we’d come up with. But first, the cigar. A Partagas 8-9-8 of undetermined age, though after smoking it, I think... Read More


Zenith Cohiba/Woodford Reserve Bourbon

Published on January 23rd, 2019 | by Ken Gargett

Always been a big fan of the Woodford Reserve Bourbon and never really understood why it does not get more love around the traps. No matter. It is probably my go-to bourbon, partly to do with... Read More


Montecristo No 2 (GSU OCT 06)/Cubaney 21-Year-Old

Published on November 30th, 2018 | by Ken Gargett

Seems that the old Cuban/elsewhere thing is not just cigars and Bacardi. Whilst we have Cohiba’s and Montecristo’s from various places, as well as Cuba, I had not twigged that Cubaney Rum is also Dominican. I... Read More


Trinidad ‘La Trova’/Yamazaki 12-Year-Old

Published on November 13th, 2018 | by Ken Gargett

May I start this week by asking whether anyone knows, definitively, whether these Trini ‘La Trova’ are one-offs or if they are going to be regular production. I ask as I have heard both and no... Read More

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