Reading Time: 7 minutes Looking for the most innovative new cigar accessories? We’ve combed the market for the latest must-have cigar tools, from hi-tech hygrometers and smart humidors to LED lighters and more… if you’re ready to upgrade your cigar gear, consult this guide FIRST – see the list inside!
Reading Time: 2 minutes Happy Hour goes old school with a cognac and cigar pairing. We reach for the top shelf, and come away with a Flor de Las Antillas and a snifter of Camus XO Elegance; it’s what’s for after-dinner, for sure. Click now, and let’s start pairing.
Reading Time: 2 minutes A solid Fall pairing: let’s savor these last few weeks of cigar weather by enjoying a cigar with a little extra flair, and kick a beer in there while we’re at it. Monte meets IPA, in this edition of Happy Hour.
Reading Time: 2 minutes CAO Flathead is practically a household name – and we’ve paired it with one of the best Islay Scotch selections in the world. We’ve got a feeling you’re going to like this one.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Another twist in our boozy cigar pairings: a pale Pinot Grigio and a swarthy RyJ Montague. You may be thinking, “White wine with a dark cigar…does that even work?” Indeed, it does – and not just because we said so. Read the pairing info inside to see how!
Reading Time: 7 minutes Remember when shoulder pads and mullets were cool? Yeah, trends are great short term, but the Nicaraguan cigar trend is going to last and here’s why. While Nicaragua has been producing some of the finest tobaccos in the world since the 1960’s, it’s been on a naming kick lately. In just the last 5 years, over 25 new cigars were released with ‘Nicaragua’ or ‘Esteli’ in their names alone. So how do we navigate the waters of this rising trend?
Reading Time: 2 minutes What is a golf cigar? How do you pair a beer with a golf cigar? These questions have kept our greatest scholarly minds up at night for decades, or maybe not. We’re not scientists but the master brewers at Six Point Brewery sure are and they’ve concocted a new classic for the golf course that needs only the complement of a classic Montecristo and the company of friends.
Reading Time: 2 minutes We’re switching up Happy Hour this week and pairing cigars with tequila – and not the kind with a worm in the bottle, either. We’re talking about that amber colored tequila that’s aged in whiskey barrels, a sipping tequila that pairs just right with the top-rated Melanio by Oliva. See why we picked this booze and cigar pairing – and why you should too!
Reading Time: 5 minutes Cheesesteaks, Yuengling (pronounced ying-ling), and potholes the size of moon craters are as Pennsylvanian as it gets – but what about the tobacco? We spent a day at the Drew Estate PA Barn Smoker which, as a life-long Pennsylvanian, led me down the rabbit-hole of what goes into growing and using this heavy tobacco in cigars – and why some say it’s making a comeback.