The best beers during those cold months.
When it comes to enjoying a beverage with your cigar, there’s no wrong way to do it (it is, after all, YOUR cigar and YOUR drink). But if you’ve thought about exploring spirits with your smokes, CigarAdvisor contributor SeanMike Whipkey has some thoughts on the matter.
One cocktail in particular is near to my heart, the Sazerac,” writes Bob “The Rev” Meyn. “A drink whose provenance includes alleged healing powers, a plague on European vineyards, and political chicanery.”
So it finally happened. Your lotto numbers came up. A previously unknown relative left you a hefty sum. Your life of petty crime has turned non-petty. Maybe that Nigerian scam actually paid off. Whatever it is…you’re filthy rich, and you want to open a distillery.
“It all started in Germany probably centuries ago. Someone left the grapes on the vine too long-oops!-and they froze. An honest mistake,” writes Larry Tepper in this article on pairing these rare, sweet wines with some of his favorite cigars. Of course, mistakes sometimes lead to great things, and this is true for Ice wines, which have become a popular after-dinner treat for a number of wine aficionados. Today, Canada is the world’s leading producer of Ice Wine. If you’d like to know why, and see how these wines pair-up, read the article.
The end of summer isn’t such a bad thing to those of us who revel in the magical combination of malt, hops, and yeast.
Larry Tepper speaks candidly about the similarities between wine ratings and cigar ratings, He gives you an inside look at both rating system, and explains why you can often max out your enjoyment and get the most for your money by not simply opting for the smoke or drink that scored the highest rating.