Go Back   Cigar Weekly Community Forums and Discussion Groups > Smoking Post > Cigar Talk

Cigar Talk A place for cigar enthusiasts to discuss our hobby, legal cigars and related stuff.

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 01-10-2018, 08:42 AM   #11
Briandg
CW Squirrel Wrangler
Herf God
 
Briandg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: southwest Missouri
Posts: 34,397
Don't take it too literally, john, because there is also, as you said, the element of intangibles with it. Subjective elements. A good blender and a good range of products depends on who defines it, how many thousands of people can see the skills and define them.

But the key remains that making a consistent product from one year to the next is a challenge in itself, being able to take tobaccos from various fields and vintages to create the same punch every year is masterful. it's a technical achievement. Being like pepin or aj, being able to create different paintings from the same palette is another skill set.

Then you have the greatest blender of them all, hansotia, who has managed to create hundreds of the greatest cigar labels ever made during his limited time on this earth, and he's still going, and just getting better every year. He just put out his most expensive cigar to date. He's an artist. The sort of artist who spits on the wall and frames it.
__________________
"Don't worry. The blood's not mine"

"Then the squirrel laughed, and yelled,'YOU AINT GOT THE BALLS!"
Briandg is offline   Reply With Quote
 

Bookmarks
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Favorite current blender? spiridon Cigar Talk 16 04-26-2014 07:12 PM
Let's hear your feedback...Who's your favorite Master Blender??? swchurchillfan Cigar Talk 44 03-21-2006 01:52 PM


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 03:06 AM.