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5 Things You Need To Know About… Pennsylvania Broadleaf Tobacco

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.

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Cigar Pairing: Blue Point Lager with Perdomo Craft Series

Happy Hour: Blue Point Toasted Lager + Perdomo Craft Series Cigar Pairing

This happy hour goes out to the barbecue chef in all of us. Cigars and bbq go together like peanut butter and jelly; and when you throw a crisp, cool beer into the mix- boy, you’re bordering nirvana. This week’s pairing is versatile; with a beer hailing from the beaches of Long Island and a cigar designed for beer, this dynamic duo will be the hit of your next pig roast.

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2018 CA Report: How to Build a Well-Rounded Cigar Collection in 3 Easy Steps

Got a great humidor, but lacking some selection? Too many yard gars, not enough special occasion smokes, too many of a certain brand or too many full-bodied cigars - time to stock the right sticks for ALL occasions. Building a diverse premium cigar collection is easier than you think: here are the 3 steps to do it.
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CA Happy Hour: Bulleit Bourbon and Baccarat Cigar Pairing

Most bourbons lean on the sweet side - especially Bulleit. So for this Happy Hour, we match the spicy-sweet Bulleit Bourbon Frontier Whiskey with the sweet-n-smooth Baccarat Churchill for our must-have Happy Hour cigar pairing. A creamy combo that's full of flavor - try for yourself and see!
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CA Happy Hour: Laphroaig Quarter Cask + Partagas Black Label Cigar Pairing

Top shelf whisky (no 'e') deserves a hearty smoke - so for this Happy Hour, the Advisors combine Laphroaig Quarter Cask and Partagas Black Label for their must-have cigar pairing. The whisky and the cigar each have something special in their preparation that make them a perfect match; try for yourself and see!
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2018 CA Report: Boutique Cigars for Beginners

Classics are classics - but if you're ready to try on some smokes from the boutique side of the cigar world, your time has arrived! Here are 10 top picks for Beginners' Boutique cigars - easy to enjoy, not too hard on the wallet, and easy to fall in love with. We've even added a few bonus picks you'll like - read now!
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CA Happy Hour: Totally Naked Pale Lager + Oliva Cigar Pairing

On tap this Happy Hour: a beer and cigar pairing that features solid straightforward flavor...we've matched Totally Naked Pale Lager with Oliva Connecticut Reserve, a pair that's easily enjoyed together. Click now to get the tasting notes and try this combo today!
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CA Happy Hour: Zacapa Centenario XO Rum + Fuente Double Chateau Cigar Pairing

This Happy Hour, the Advisors pour a double: Zacapa XO Centenario is served with the Arturo Fuente Sun Grown Double Chateau. Each smooth player in this cigar pairing is full of rich and silky flavors. Try this pairing and leave your comment now!
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5 Things You Need to Know About… Cigars and Beer

Other than their fantastic taste, cigars and beer have a lot in common. We go to Free Will Brewery to get the dish on what our hoppy friends have in common with cigars - turns out that cigars, tobacco and hoppy beers can endure similar growing, production, flavors, and aging processes. Read all about it here!
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CA Happy Hour: Goose Island 312 + Plasencia Reserva Original Cigar Pairing

This Happy Hour calls for a cold one: Goose Island 312 Urban Wheat Ale is combined with Plasencia Reserva Original for a beer and cigar pairing that's on your side of the battle against the summer heat. Click now to get the tasting notes and try it today!
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