I went over to Mission Pipe in Pleasanton for their cigar tasting. Tonight was Tatuaje (pronounced tah-tu-wah-hay). This cigar was very peppery and had a hard draw. There were more than 4 people (about 10%) who had bad rolls (the cigar burned up one side). I will not buy this brand unless the top-of-the-line is better.
I went to Mission Pipe for a new pipe tobacco. I decided to get Butera's Kingfisher. I normally smoke MacBaren's Navy Flake but I thought I should try something different. Kingfisher is a virginia, burley and perique mixture. I am not overly impressed by this tobacco. The burley gives this tobacco some good flavor, but it doesn't suit me.