Education Cigars 101
This week, CAO is pouring up a premium take on Flathead Friday with the continuation of their #MixUpAGoodTime social video series, pairing cigars in their lineup with a suggested cocktail.
Check out the video and the recipe below, then #MixUpAGoodtime of your own with a sazerac and a Flathead V21.
A few weeks ago, we started delving into Cigar World’s “best of” cigar shop list around the U.S. The first week, we covered west coast cigar shops. The second week, the best cigar shops in the northern states. And last week, we took a trip to the east coast to delve into the best cigar shops.
This week, we’re excited to bring you the next part of our favorite cigar shops across the U.S. So, without further adieu, get our favorite (Yelp & Google’s favorite too) places to buy cigars on the east coast.
This week, we’re excited to bring you the next part of our favorite cigar shops across the U.S. So, without further adieu, get our favorite places to buy cigars in the northern states...
We’ve researched on Google, researched on Yelp, done our due diligence, and researched some more. Traveled the west coast, the east coast, the north, south, and the midwest. We’ve taken into account the selection, the atmosphere, the deals, and the extracurriculars (like drinks) to bring you five from each region.
There’s perhaps no better way to celebrate the new year than by lighting up a cigar, pouring yourself a glass of champagne – or whatever you prefer to drink – and taking some time to enjoy and reflect.
Cigars are a timeless sign of luxury, class and taste. That being said, some cigars rise above the rest in terms of superb blends, exciting packaging and other premium features that make a luxury product that much fancier. Today, we’re going to look through the most expensive cigars in the world and talk a little bit about why they deserve hefty price tags.
Colombia is a northern country nestled next to the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean. Due to its close proximity to the ocean, tobacco has been cultivated in Colombia since the early colonial days.
Whether you’re traveling through Miami on vacation, for work, or if you’re a MIA local that’s looking to kick back with a cigar, a drink, and maybe some eats, we’ve put together the best places to light up a stogie and enjoy the finer things in life.
Cigars have long been associated with celebrations and special occasions. So it’s easy to see why cigars and weddings are a natural pairing. Cigars not only make a great gift, but they’re perfect for sharing with friends and family members to commemorate a special day.
However, finding the best wedding cigars can be a bit tricky –– even if you smoke cigars regularly. With that in mind, today we’ll look at some of the best cigars for weddings:
When one thinks of premium hand rolled cigars, you can’t help but point to Brazil as one of the key areas as to where top brands source their tobacco. Brazil is by far the largest country in South America, offering a multitude of different climates and ecosystems that allow several variations of tobacco to flourish.
Whether you’re traveling through on vacation, for work, or if you’re an Orlando local that’s looking to kick back with a cigar, a drink, and maybe some eats, we’ve put together the best places to light up a stogie and enjoy the finer things in life in Orlando.
If you’re a golfer and a cigar lover, there’s no doubt you’ve found yourself in a predicament. It’s time to take your shot, but you don’t want to put your premium cigar on the ground where it could get wet, blown away, or covered in a bunch of landscaping chemicals.
Also known as the “land of fire,” Ecuador has a long-standing history in tobacco production due to a heavy saturation of volcanoes in its ecosystem. Over eons and eons, this has allowed the soil to be extremely fertile. For that reason, a substantial number of premier cigar brands have looked upon Ecuador as a source for their outstanding tobacco.
If you’re looking for the best cigar bars in Tampa, there’s no doubt you’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re traveling through Cigar City on vacation, for work, or if you’re a Tampa or St. Pete local that’s looking to kick back with a cigar, a drink, and maybe some eats, we’ve put together the best places to light up and enjoy the finer things in life.
So what cigar humidor accessories do you need? Well, it all depends on the size of your humidor, and more importantly, how many cigars are inside.
If you’ve spent all summer asking yourself: Does tequila go with cigars? Don’t waste another summer evening without a tequila drink sure to make you end the season with a smile. You may associate tequila with shots and crazy college nights, but really the spectrum of tequila offerings brings something to the table for every cigar lover.
Discover why cigars have earthy tasting notes & get some of the best cigars with earthy flavors.
When one thinks of Cohiba, the mind immediately gravitates towards luxury, almost an essence of something unattainable. Always sought-after.
If you’re looking for the best cigar bars in Atlanta, there’s no doubt you’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re traveling through the ATL on vacation, for work, or if you’re an Atlanta local that’s looking to kick back with a cigar, a drink, and maybe some eats, we’ve compiled the best places to light up and enjoy the finer things in life.
Discover why cigars have nutty tasting notes & discover some of the best cigars with nutty flavors.
The category of sweet cigars is quite abundant with a myriad of flavors. You’ll find hand rolled cigars that produce flavorful hints of cocoa, coffee, and vanilla with each puff, the list goes on and on. But today, we’re going to talk about one of our favorite, and most underrated tasting notes found in cigars: caramel.
Variety is the spice of life. But spicy cigars are the variety you need in your humidor.
I was reading a fact the other day that in the U.S., people who drink coffee normally consume over 1,000 cups every year. 1,000 + cups. To say that’s a lot would be quite the understatement. Now, seeing as one of the main reasons we smoke cigars is due to the flavor, the fact that a growing number of cigar smokers are running to their local tobacco shop to buy and smoke cigars that feature coffee tasting notes shouldn’t surprise anyone.
When talking about vanilla cigars, there’s nothing vanilla about them - cue the Seinfeld bass riff.
In all seriousness, a vanilla cigar is any cigar with flavor notes reminiscent of vanilla. Think creamy, smooth and mellow. We’re going to drop some of our favorite cigars with vanilla notes at the bottom, but first, let’s break down what exactly constitutes a vanilla cigar.