What are your feelings about REs and ELs? Are they worth the extra money? I know (or heard) that the ELs have been aged a couple of years before release so does that factor into anything.
Personally, I have yet to smoke an EL, however, I now have 2 in the humi and I plan to smoke a Duke within...
What is the difference in these two wrappers? Are the ELs an actual maduro wrapper? Has anyone that smoked a Cohiba maduro experienced any burning issues which have been an issue with some of the ELs...at least in my experience?
Here's a quick little post revealing some counterfeit Cohiba EL's I've recently come across.
Fake #1 - Sublimes EL 2004, source unknown
Fake #2 - Piramides EL 2006, sent by a soldier stationed in Iraq
Picture #1 - comparison of Cohiba bands
Left to right: authentic Siglo V, Sublimes, Piramides...
A recent PM by a brutha led me to make this thread which should surely be controversial by the end of the night, but as there are alot of new cats out there, it at least bears airing. ELs are Bad. That much I know. Many of us here love em, many just find them overpriced, but almost everyone...
I am a big VR fan, but being as new as i am too cigars (not quite a year yet) i didn't know that VR had ever made an EL. Can somebody fill me in on these, and the difference between the 5th year annie, and the 5th year annie EL. Anyone ever have these, and most importantly, ever see them for sale??