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Going with the same swap as last week. Week 3 went very well and I ended up with more gear and fly tying supplies I never knew I needed and some great smokes will be enjoyed on Alaska rivers...and one of our soldiers will be enjoying some fine cigars in a week or so. Really looking forward to the flies he's sending...can't wait to catch a fish on one of them. The Alaska trade was very cool and I accomodated a specific cigar request so these 10 packs are still available.

So here we go...

This weeks stogie swap is for one or both 10 packs of premium smokes. A couple ten packs should kick the trade level up a notch and should give more folks a chance to get involved. Each 10 pack consists of 3 Gurkha Titans, a Gurkha Beast, a CAO Sopranos Edition, a Gurkha Grand Age, a Gurkha Shaggy, a Gurkha Centurian, a Gurkha Crest and a Gurkha Legend...what a wonderful mix of premium cigars from a couple of the best makers. As with last weeks trades, I have smoked each of these cigars personally and they are all WONDERFUL cigars. The trade opportunity is for one or both 10 packs. So, to clarify...WTT for cool stuff...even not so cool stuff...for a single 10 pack, a couple of them, or more cigars if we are looking at something of greater value...I have lots o cigars we can work with. A few more trade ideas would be fly boxes, steelhead flies, Delta 7/8 with tips, could use a couple Airflo Ridge 30# running lines, leaders, lumbar pack, reels, spool for Salmon 2, trout related gear as well...whatever...all in the name of fun.

Gurkha Titan - The complex layers of rich, silky smooth flavors are derived from the vintage tobaccos utilized. A gorgeous Costa Rican maduro wrapper, cultivated in 1996, hugs a lush blend of Honduran, Dominican, and Columbian tobaccos, which has been aging in cedar for 5 years. Secured by a delicious Nicaraguan binder, these fine tobaccos are the ultimate marriage, promoting a burst of toasty, cedary flavors delivered in rich fashion that grows in intensity throughout the burn. Medium to full bodied.

Gurkha Beast - Aged for an absolute minimum of 8 years, this dark leaf is oily and toothy, cloaking a luxurious blend of Dominican, Honduran, and Columbian long-fillers bound by a flavorful Nicaraguan leaf. The result is an array of flavor, including hints of cocoa and wood, with a smooth, sweet finish that lingers after each puff. A soothing, satisfying smoke that burns slow and cool emitting a rich, crowd-pleasing aroma. Medium to full-bodied, the Beast is waiting.

CAO Sopranos Edition - Just 4 months on the market, this cigar was named among Cigar Aficionado’s Top 25 Cigars in the world. Made in Honduras with a dark and chewy Brazilian wrapper leaf, The Sopranos Edition boasts an intoxicating blend of Nicaraguan, Dominican and Columbian tobaccos with a Honduran-grown binder. This hearty combination works wonders and caters to those looking for a bold, but smooth smoke. Thick clouds of smoke float above as you enjoy a variety of pleasant flavors. Hints of coffee and toasted wood swarm the palate, and are complemented by a sweet, syrupy note on the finish. Complex, balanced and totally satisfying.

Gurkha Grand Age - A beautiful handmade comprised of superior, vintage tobaccos. Hugging an elegant blend of extensively aged Nicaraguan and Peruvian tobaccos is a choice Cameroon leaf cultivated in 1996. Masterfully blended, this impressive cigar smacks the palate with its rich, earthy core supported by pleasant toasty undertones and a touch of sweet pepper. Silky to the touch and buttery smooth, the Grand Age is built specifically for the highest shelf of your humidor.

Gurkha Shaggy - Bursting from within awaits 5-year old Dominican long-fillers and binder. Resting atop this aged core is an enticing chocolaty-brown 8-year old Dominican wrapper. Upon toasting the rugged foot, the binder and filler provide an insightful experience as to the taste of a cigar sans its wrapper. (Truly very unique if you have yet to experience it.) As the burn reaches the wrapper, warm smoke swarms the palate engulfing the senses as smooth notes of tobacco, oak, spice, and a hint of vanilla round out this medium-bodied treat.

Gurkha Centurian - Special-Edition Centurian Double-EX, they may have outdone even themselves. In fact, this was originally made for the Sultan of Brunei - a cigar so limited and exclusive that it was commissioned specifically by one of the wealthiest men in the world for his own private consumption. These cigars are hand-rolled from exquisite Cuban-seed ligero tobaccos grown in the Cibao Valley of the Dominican Republic, aged 8 full years, and hugged by gorgeous, dark, silky Connecticut wrappers fermented to perfection. This combination imparts a rich, very creamy taste with just the slightest hint of spice, and a mellow, pleasant, yet remarkable burst of flavor on the finish. This Perfecto shape is intriguing, a thick 60-ring perfecto that carefully tapers at both ends. Due to the demands of the tricky shape and quantity of aged tobaccos used in each cigar, only the most experienced torcedors in the factory are allowed to make the size, resulting in unerring consistency and flawless construction.

Gurkha Crest - Under constant demand, the Crest easily ranks among Gurkha’s finest (and priciest) creations. To craft this masterpiece, a thick and chewy Connecticut maduro wrapper aged 9+ years conceals a vintage mixture of Cuban-seed long-fillers from Nicaragua’s top growing regions. Each smoke-filled puff yields an exceedingly rich bouquet that’s velvety smooth, delivering deep, roasted flavors throughout with softer hints of leather, oak, and toast. The finish is long, chewy, and sweet, completing a veritable work of art savored by the most critical of enthusiasts.

Gurkha Legend - The Gurkha Legend blend utilizes a well-balanced blend of the highest grade Dominican long-leaf filler available, adding a slightly spicy premium authentic Cameroon binder leaf, followed by a thick Connecticut Broadleaf maduro wrapper. The process however, is not so simple. Kaizad Hansotia of Gurkha Cigars holds the highest of standards, and expects perfection and excellence out of every cigar created. In order to achieve these high standards, the Legend must patiently undergo an extensive aging process of 8 long years. After all is said and done, this gorgeous, dense cigar delivers a powerful, rich bouquet of hearty flavors in a uniquely smooth mellow manner. Dark and oozing with oily goodness, the medium to full-bodied Gurkha Legend is a well filled, slow burning beauty that will demand your attention from start to finish.

As you can see, these are all premium cigars. All top shelf stogies, worthy of the finest humidors and the best river memories.

Again, if you like this thread please join in and have fun. If you are not a fan, please don't flame me, just shoot me a PM to let me know. This is truly about mixing things up and having a little fun, bringing smiles to winter weary faces and putting a few great cigars on rivers across the country!

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I have a nextcast winter authority 7/8 want to trade ?
PM sent. We will figure something out on a trade for one of the 10 packs. Your in box is full btw.

PM me when you have a minute. Thanks for keeping the thread alive...
 

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Down to one...

One of the 10 packs is spoken for. Have the remaining 10 pack still available.

Thanks again for joining the swap! :smokin:
 
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