Boxes Full of Blues: The Best Cigar Boxes to Make Cigar Box Guitars

We Advisors love our cigars, and our Blues. Watch and listen as we sit with Shane Speal, King of the Cigar Box Guitar: he shows us his picks for the best cigar boxes to make cigar box guitars, and we tell him interesting facts about the cigars that came in those boxes before they started making that sweet, sweet music.
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5 Pros: Tricks to Cleanse Your Palate Between Cigars

Summertime is cigar time: and odds are, you’re smoking more than one cigar during an afternoon by the pool, or at night over drinks. For cigar makers, testing blends can lead to taste bud burnout. These 5 cigar pros will teach you tricks to cleanse your palate between cigars and enjoy the last one as much as the first.
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2018 CA Report: 2018 Cigars of Summer – Memorial Day Weekend Edition

Sure, we all have our standby and go-to smokes – but with grill & beach season here, a couple of fresh additions to the travel humidor are in order. Meet the 2018 cigars of Summer: not only do we recommend adding them to your lineup, you just might end up smoking them on repeat all season…see our list!
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5 Cigars That Made My Career: Ernesto Perez-Carrillo of EPC Cigars

Ernesto Perez-Carrillo's La Gloria sparked the 90s Cigar Boom, and he continues innovating today under the flag of EPC Cigars. But what were the premium cigars that, over the years, influenced and inspired him - and played a key role in his success? Ernesto revealed the list to us, and his answers may surprise you...
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Master Blenders: Eladio Diaz, Davidoff Cigars Master Blender/Director of Quality

When it comes to blending for the premiere luxury cigar brand, Eladio Diaz is focused on consistency and knowing what pleases the Davidoff smoker's palate. Come to the DR and catch the Master at work: get the how & why of making Davidoff cigars, and whether he’ll ever add Cuban tobacco to his bag of tricks. Watch now!
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How to Make a Mojito + Cigar Pairing Recommendation

Learn how to make a Mojito with Leaf Cigar Bar's private recipe, along with our shortcut to make a great Mojito in half the time! Bonus: get our cigar pick that's a perfect pair for this classic drink; it's a combo that's as Cuban as it gets. Get the recipe & watch how it's made with our simple Mojito cocktail how-to!
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How to Make a Havana Cocktail + Cigar Pairing Recommendation

Learn how to make a Havana cocktail with the "secret" house recipe from Leaf Cigar Bar! This is NOT your typical Havana - and neither is the smooth Drew Estate cigar we've paired with this nightclub classic. Get the recipe and watch how we make it with our simple Havana cocktail how-to!
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How to Make a Cuba Libre + Cigar Pairing Recommendation

Want to learn how to make a Cuba Libre cocktail? Get the house recipe from Leaf Cigar Bar, along with what makes this drink different than just any rum and Coke. Plus: a special La Gloria cigar pairing that will make this rum drink shine. Get the recipe and watch how we make it with our simple Cuba Libre how-to!
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5 Things You Need to Know About Keeping Cigars Fresh How to CACover

5 Things You Need to Know About… Keeping Cigars Fresh

There's more to keeping cigars fresh than tossing them in your humidor and closing the lid. Get these 5 cigar humidification must-knows, and learn what to use and why - along with why where you live plays a role in your cigar's well being. Easy pointers on keeping your cigars in tip-top shape: click now!
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How to Make a Dark and Stormy + Cigar Pairing Recommendation

Want to learn how to make a Dark and Stormy cocktail? Here’s our house recipe – along with a special cigar pairing from Oliva that will make this drink shine. Get the recipe and see how it’s made, with our simple Dark and Stormy drink instructions!
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