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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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