Downtime: A Drink and a Smoke cacover

Downtime: A Drink and a Smoke

Reading Time: 3 minutes This is not the case incidentally where wine is concerned, for if the coupling doesn’t work out, what are you going to do, light another cigar? Open a d…

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Pairing Cigars with Penfolds Club Tawny Port cacover

Pairing Cigars with Penfolds Club Tawny Port

Reading Time: < 1 minute Like all Ports, Penfolds Club is a fortified wine.

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Pairing Cigars with Tequila cacover

Pairing Cigars with Tequila

Reading Time: 2 minutes Tequilas come in two basic varieties: “mixtos” – which contain 51% agave in the formulation – and “100% agave,” which is considered superior, although…

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Rolling cigars in wine cacover

Rolling cigars in wine

Reading Time: < 1 minute Cigar Advisor Cigar Reviews: get notes, thoughts and impressions from our experts as they smoke and rate the Rocky Patel Rosado Toro.

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Pairing Cigars: Coffee and Chicory cacover

Pairing Cigars: Coffee and Chicory

Reading Time: 2 minutes Chicory gained widespread use as a coffee extender in the United States during tough economic times like the American Civil War and the Great Depression…

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Cigars and Libation Evaluation: Maker’s 46 cacover

Cigars and Libation Evaluation: Maker’s 46

Reading Time: 2 minutes To my total delight, Maker’s 46, the first new whisky from Maker’s in over 50 years was recently introduced and I, at long last, got my hands on a bottl…

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Pairing your cigars: Benedictine & Brandy (The Rev Goes ‘Old School’) cacover

Pairing your cigars: Benedictine & Brandy (The Rev Goes ‘Old School’)

Reading Time: 2 minutes B&B has as its base Benedictine, an herbal liqueur that was developed way back in the 1500’s by Benedictine monks in Normandy, France for “medicinal pur…

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Post-Turkey Cigar cacover

Post-Turkey Cigar

Reading Time: < 1 minute Year after year, I swear I’m going to rein it in a bit during Thanksgiving dinner. And year after year, I fail to do so. The simple fact is, if I even sample a tiny amount of everything on the table, I’m going to be stuffed like the very bird that adorns it.

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Pairing Drinks and Cigars: A Guide cacover

Pairing Drinks and Cigars: A Guide

Reading Time: 2 minutes Accompanied by the right beverage, a fine cigar improves from memorable to downright religious. The key is to start with a bit of theory, then get on with the fun part: experimentation.

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Sir Winston’s Libations Part 2: Armenian Brandy cacover

Sir Winston’s Libations Part 2: Armenian Brandy

Reading Time: 4 minutes But no Cigar walk in London would be complete without including Sir Winston Churchill, the Greatest Englishman of the last Century, who bought his cigar…

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