Now, Now, I might not have given up esbit completly, but I have definitly have have found the acly stove to be ab it more entycing at this particular junture in my BP experiance. Come on B2W who doesn't love the smell and orange glow of esbit. It spell comfort and happyness for me. Besides I can blow it out hen I am doen. But on the contrary I am learning my stoves boil characteristics and am getting the fueling down pretty well so there is not much over burn time.
As the sun is setting, it casts an alpen glow upon the mountainous peaks that loom over head. The peaks are casting strange dancing shadows of those that were before me, and looking for the future when they can dance for another after me. The wind gently placing its authority over my tarp and on my skin. I methodiaclly place my esbit tablet on my stove, another FreezerBag meal is about to be prepared. With the flick of a bic I light my stove, listenig to the crackling of the cryatalized welcome, its efervesent smell takes me away to a farther place, away from home, away form the city, away from the noise, it takes me to where I am, to where only one can escape from it all. As the smell and a slight puff of smoke rises to the air as incense rising to the sky, it bids farewell from whence I came and welcomes me into the dancing mountain shadows for which I belong. I soon know that I will be warmed by the nutrients prepared on my little esbit stove, so small and mighty. Wafting its aroma once again to the dancing shadows where they play for each other there own welcome song.
Thats why I like esbit.
But I might get that same affect from alcy one day :-)