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2019 CA Report: 10 Best Cigars to Pair with Rum

Rum is a favorite among cigar lovers. And while there are many out there, some stand above the rest – click now and get our 10 top picks for the best cigars to pair with rum, and our bottles of choice!

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2018 CA Report: 10 Top “Vintage” Cigars You Should Be Smoking

You see the word “vintage” in a cigar’s name – but what does that actually mean? Go beyond the marketing-speak and get our close-up look at the tobaccos used for premium cigars, what constitutes a true “vintage cigar” and our 10 top “vintage” picks.

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2018 CA REPORT: Thanksgiving Cigars – Different Smokes for Different Folks

Just as there are many tasty food choices for Thanksgiving dinner, not every dish suits every palate; the same goes for your Turkey Day smokes. See our top hand-rolled premium picks for Thanksgiving cigars that will satisfy every kind of smoker on your holiday guest list!

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2018 CA REPORT: 10 Best Cigars To Pair With Coffee

We are insanely passionate about our coffee; we’re the same way with cigars. And when you pair the two, magical things happen on the palate and in the olfactory senses. Learn why cigars go great with this beloved brew, plus our Top 10 great cigars to pair with it.

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2018 CA REPORT: How Master Blenders Create The Flavor Profiles In Cigars

There are certain base flavors we get from cigars like coffee, wood, pepper and chocolate…then there are deeper notes, such as cinnamon, citrus, dark fruits, and more. Zman spoke to several expert cigar makers to learn how they go about creating a cigar’s “flavor profile,” and which tobaccos bring about those certain flavors on the palate.

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10 UNDERRATED CONNECTICUT SHADE CIGARS

2018 CA Report: Top 10 Underrated Connecticut Shade Cigars

These are top quality cigars, all made in excellent cigar manufacturing facilities. But the main reason I have referred to them as underrated is because there are many full-bodied cigar lovers who simply will not give a more subtle Connecticut Shade stick the time of day. But, newsflash for everyone reading: NOT ALL Connecticut Shade cigars are mellow and low on flavor. In fact, the cigars on my list – while they may not be dark, Maduro, ligero-laden beasts – these sticks all have profiles that boast a hell of a lot of nice, rich tobacco flavor

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2018 CA Report: The Top 5 First Generation Cigar Makers

There are countless cigar making legends who were born into tobacco families from Central America & the Caribbean: Fuente, Oliva, Padrón, Eiroa and many more. But we've made a list of the top 5 cigar makers who entered the business with very little first-hand knowledge and a whole lot of big dreams. Read now!
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2018 CA Report: Top 10 Red Wine and Cigar Pairings

The similarities between wine making and cigar making are intriguing, which is why wines pair so well with premium cigars. Best part is, you don't need to be an expert in either to enjoy both. Learn about those surprising similarities, and see our picks for the best red wine and cigar pairings.
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2018 CA Report: Breaking Brand – 10 “Outlier” Cigar Brands

While many cigar makers are known for creating certain blends and flavor profiles with consistency, a daring few have introduced cigar brands that break the mold: these are the blends that break the rules. See our list of 10 delicious smokes that changed the game for loyal fans of their respective brands - read now!
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2018 CA Report: Top 10 Torpedo Cigars – Our “Must Smoke” Figurados

There is nothing quite like a well-rolled figurado, but a trend seems to have some cigar makers shying away from torpedo cigars in their newer lines and opting for 6 x 60s. We make the case for these torpedo vitolas, one of the industry's true great art forms - along with 10 of our must-smoke torpedo picks.
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