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Whiskey and cigars just work together. Sure, cigars pair wonderfully with a wide variety of spirits and drinks. It’s whiskey, though, that so many cigar lovers come back to time and again. So, it’s no surprise that plenty of cigar brands have collaborated with distilleries to create specialty cigars. Here are our favorite whiskey and cigar crossovers that are worth your time.
Spirits and cigars have long been the perfect pair. As a result, one day, some genius thought to themself, 'What if I could enjoy both...at once?' And just like that, the barrel-aged cigar was born. The time-intensive process of aging spirits and cigars separately has been around for centuries. However, this synergetic way of aging cigars is relatively new.
Thanks to its unorthodox shape, the Lancero offers a unique smoking experience. In terms of construction, the lancero is difficult to master — balancing the tobacco and rolling the cigar is much more challenging than in your traditional smoke. However, it’s this requirement for craftsmanship that makes the lancero so enjoyable. Because this cigar has less filler, the wrapper plays a key role in the overall flavor profile.
So if you consider yourself a cigar aficionado, the lancero is for you. Ready to put this puff to the test? Keep reading to get to know our favorite lancero cigars.
Age can have a powerful effect on cigars. As with aging fine wine, letting tobacco leaves mature and develop flavor over time can improve and significantly alter the eventual smoking experience. However, not all tobaccos that are aged for a long time can truly be considered “vintage.” Sound confusing? Don’t worry; we’ll explain it further here.