Education Tag Cigar and Drink Pairings
When people talk about pairing whiskey with cigars, they usually stick to bourbon or Scotch. However, whether you’re prepping for a St. Patrick’s Day celebration or just looking for a change of pace, Irish whiskey is a fabulous partner to a fine cigar. So, without further ado, let’s examine some of the best Irish whiskeys to pair with your favorite smoke.
The Holiday season is upon us and that means gift giving time. This year, you’ll want to make sure you give (or receive) the best gift possible. And what better gift than a premium whiskey to pair with premium cigars?
Seasonal beverages come and go. But, if there’s one time period that the Cigar World team gets excited for as cigar smokers, it’s winter. The air is cool, there’s a little more time for relaxation, and of course, winter ales are aplenty.
If summer is about anything it’s about kicking back with friends and family and enjoying good times.
CAO’s #MixUpAGoodTime is back with another crazy partner for a popular cigar. If you’re down to get tropical, you’ve got to check out the latest in the CAO social video drink pairing series that puts an Amazon Basin in one hand and a glass of sangria in the other.
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.
It has a distinct flavor that sets it apart from other liquors, so if you’re looking to elevate your herf, then we’ve got the ultimate instructions to setting your aficionado rating to Double-O status with our guide to pairing cigars with gin. (Shaken, not stirred. Of course.)
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.
Are you drinking your vodka straight? Is it in a cocktail? What time of day are you enjoying your vodka drink? These are all important questions in guiding your cigar and vodka experience to be a surefire success.
Today, CAO is back at it with the second part of their video series #MixUpAGoodTime, where they feature a certain cigar in their lineup and then suggest (and show how to make) the perfect seasonal beverage to pair with that cigar.
Check out the video and the blog so you can craft this excellent drink and cigar pairing from the comfort of your home, or anywhere you like to #MixUpAGoodTime.
There ain’t much in this life that’s more perfect than enjoying a delicious hand rolled stogie and a glass of your favorite whiskey or whisky, depending on your preferences. However, even for the most sophisticated cigar guru, with so many choices of cigars and whiskey (or whisky) it can be a little trying from time to time to know what to pair with what.
So, pour yourself a glass, light up a stogie and learn why cigars and whiskey pair so well together–and get some suggestions on our favorite combinations.