From the history of cigarette brands: Dunhill. The history of Dunhill as a cigarette brand begins in 1908. In the Dunhill stores there was a novelty — the first cigarettes in the world with a cotton filter. But they were not called Dunhill at all, but Absorbal and were positioned as “the most harmless” cigarettes. Cigarettes didn’t get […]Continue reading
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Dunhill Fine Cut Cigarette Tasting.
Dunhill Fine Cut Cigarette Tasting. I’ve already had a tasting of Dunhill Master Blend cigarettes, now it’s Fine Cut’s turn. Unfortunately, I didn’t have time to smoke them before the re-branding at the end of 2018. Well, we have what we have. So, the re-branding primarily affected the design of the pack and the elimination […]Continue reading
A comparative tasting of Sobranie cigarettes.
Sobranie is one of the oldest cigarette brands, its history dates back to 1879. I have already written about the history of the brand in more detail. Now I will limit myself to tasting these cigarettes. At the moment the brand produces a dozen varieties of different formats, from classic to super slims. In this […]Continue reading
Davidoff Reach cigarette tasting
Davidoff Reach cigarette tasting This famous brand began its history in 1985 at the German factory Reemtsma. It’s funny, but at that time Davidoff was produced in a single, “strong” variety of the same name. Toward the end of the 1990s, the original variety was renamed “Classic”, but only because “Blue” and “White” were introduced. […]Continue reading
Quiz: How well do you know the history of smoking?
Quiz: How well do you know the history of smoking? I think it’s worth refreshing our memory, so I’ve prepared an 8-question quiz for you about the history of smoking. If you’re a real smoker who appreciates the process of ingesting smoke and enjoys it, you should answer at least 5 of the 8 questions. Ready? […]Continue reading
Market Review. Tasting Winston Silver Cigarettes
More than a year has passed since the first tasting of KS cigarettes of this brand. During this time, Winston got rid of the “red” varieties and once again changed the design of the packs. In this review we will look at and try the updated version of Winston Silver. The design of the tutu […]Continue reading
From the history of cigarette brands: Natural American Spirit.
The Natural American Spirit brand appeared on the market in 1982 and was produced by the Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company. In 2002, the company was acquired by Reynolds American and is now a subsidiary and independent, even though 42% of Reynolds American is owned by British American Tobacco. In 2015, Japan Tobacco announced that […]Continue reading
Smoking the “World”: L&M Loft cigarettes from Kazakhstan
This line of cigarettes appeared on the market three years ago and are positioned as flavored capsules. At the moment, Loft is only available in two flavors, and that’s what we’re going to try today. However, Loft is officially produced only in the licensed production facilities of Philip Morris in Ukraine and Kazakhstan. It is […]Continue reading
History of cigarettes: the era of the dime
By the early 1930s, the U.S. market was dominated by the “Big Three” brands: Camel, Lucky Strike and Chesterfield. The “Turkish” brands Murad, Melachrino and Rameses were still “afloat”, but their days were numbered. However, since the mid-1920s, to be exact in 1926, the leaders of the “Big Three” finally caught up with the fourth […]Continue reading
Facts about the world of cigarettes that few people know
Most modern myths about cigarettes boil down to the “fact” that there is no tobacco in them. However, there are many more “little secrets” and I will introduce you to some of them in this review. You’ve probably noticed how little time it takes to smoke a modern King Size cigarette. On average, it’s 3 […]Continue reading