This is a discussion on What's the worst cigar you've had? within the General Cigar Discussion forums, part of the The Cigar Lounges at Puff category; Originally Posted by jurgenph
so many variations
i've probably had my best, and worst cigars come from the same box.
Yeah I could definitely see that being an issue, but I think a cigar that is aged for years definitely has some differences than those aged for a few months.
I've got some Don Lugos in one of my humis but I don't think I'll live long enough for them to taste good. I just keep them in there to help raise the other cigars' self esteem
OTOH, my great grandmother totally lost her sense of smell when she was in her 80's, so if that happens to me, I'll fire one up again.
I have had these before, and agree, it wasn't all that great. Won't buy one again. Also, really don't enjoy most Gurhka's...personally I would much rather smoke knock-offs or seconds than spend my money on Gurhka's.
I'm still on the low altitudes of the learning curve myself, and the Gurkha brand has taught me that there isn't a reliable correlation between price and quality. BUT (there's always a but, isn't there?) I do very much dig the Park Avenue Connecticut wrapper.
The one I smoked in the rain... No wait, the one I smoked in 101 temp.... No, the one I smoked while it was 13 temp... Well, maybe it was the one I smoked while it was super windy... OK, OK, I think it was the one I dropped on the dirt, and smoked anyways... NO, no, no, it was the one I smoked next to some old smelly guy at the b&m... Or...