The Best & Most Exclusive Drink Pairings For Cohiba Cigars

Just like a beautifully prepared steak pairs perfectly with a full-bodied glass of red, a cigar and the right drink pairing go hand-in-hand. But, for many cigar smokers, it can be difficult knowing what kind of beverage to pair certain cigars with. Even for the seasoned cigar aficionado, a pairing suggestion or two never hurts. 

That’s why the cigar gurus at Cigar World have studied one of our favorite luxury cigar brands, Cohiba, and tested each gem in their arsenal. 

They enjoyed them with the most premium beers, exclusive spirits, finely aged wines, even high-end coffee, and put together the ultimate cigar and drink pairing list for the ultimate luxury cigar smoker.

Cohiba: The Perfect Pair

Cohiba RedDot

#1 Cohiba Drink Pairing: Cohiba Red Dot

FLAVOR PROFILE: Hints of Nuttyness with accents of Cream & Caramel

  • BEER PAIRING: pFriem Scotch BA Imperial Brown Ale
  • SPIRIT PAIRING: Suntory Yamazaki 12
  • WINE PAIRING: Martinelli Jackass Vineyard Zinfandel
  • CAFFEINE PAIRING: Bulletproof The Original Coffee

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Cohiba Black

#2 Cigar Pairing: Cohiba Black

FLAVOR PROFILE: Rich Nuttyness with hints of Coffee & Chocolate

  • BEER PAIRING: Dangerous Man Imperial Chocolate Milk Stout
  • SPIRIT PAIRING: Compass Box Hedonism Quindecimus Whisky
  • WINE PAIRING: 2015 Joseph Phelps Insignia Cabernet Sauvignon
  • CAFFEINE PAIRING: Black Powder Coffee Tanzania Peaberry

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COhiba Macassar

#3 Cigar Pairing: Cohiba Macassar

FLAVOR PROFILE: Hints of Earth & Spice offset by a Creamy finish

  • BEER PAIRING: Deschutes Black Butte Porter
  • SPIRIT PAIRING: The Macallan 18 Year Old Sherry Oak Single Malt
  • WINE PAIRING: E. Guigal Cote Rotie La Landonne 
  • CAFFEINE PAIRING: Bones Coffee Co. Cookies N’ Dreams

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Cohiba Nicaragua

#4 Cigar Pairing: Cohiba Nicaragua

FLAVOR PROFILE: Leathery & Peppery with hints of Cream

  • BEER PAIRING: Odell Cloud Catcher Milkshake IPA
  • SPIRIT PAIRING: WhistlePig 15 Year Old Straight Rye Whiskey
  • WINE PAIRING: Pyramid Valley 2016 Field Of Fire Chardonnay 
  • CAFFEINE PAIRING: Lavazza Kafa Forest Coffee

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Cohiba Connecticut

#5 Cigar Pairing: Cohiba Connecticut

FLAVOR PROFILE: Smooth & Creamy with hints of Nuts & Spice

  • BEER PAIRING: Brasserie du Bocq Blanche de Namur
  • SPIRIT PAIRING: Chivas Regal Ultis 
  • WINE PAIRING: Domaine Zind-Humbrecht Pinot Gris
  • CAFFEINE PAIRING: Kona Coffee Private Reserve Medium Roast

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Cohiba Blue

#6 Cigar Pairing: Cohiba Blue

FLAVOR PROFILE: Hints of Cinnamon & Leather with a distinct Creaminess

  • BEER PAIRING: 3 Floyds Brewing Co. Zombie Dust 
  • SPIRIT PAIRING: Redbreast Single Pot Still 27
  • WINE PAIRING: Robert Weil Kiedrich Grafenberg Riesling
  • CAFFEINE PAIRING: Nguyen Coffee Supply Arabica Robusta Blend

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Cohiba Royale

#7 Cigar Pairing: Cohiba Royale

FLAVOR PROFILE: Smooth Floral notes offset by Pepper & Earth

  • BEER PAIRING: Beachwood Blendery Funk Yeah
  • SPIRIT PAIRING: Rémy Martin Louis XIII
  • WINE PAIRING: Louis Jadot Chassagne-Montrachet Abbaye de Morgeot Premier Cru 2016
  • CAFFEINE PAIRING: Kopi Luwak Arabica Coffee

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Enjoy Your Perfect Cohiba + Drink Pairing

From everyone at Cigar World, we hope this article has helped give you the best cigar and drink pairings for all of the Cohiba cigars. Now, just like one’s taste in music, your taste in cigars and beverages is a bit personal, so if there’s any of your favorite whiskyes, wines, coffees, or beers that we left off our list, let us know in the comments below and we’ll have to try it for ourselves.

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    (4 years ago)

    Had an Off Color Beer For Tacos and a Connecticut the other day, absolutely awesome pair.