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This is a tough trifecta to beat: bourbon, cigars, and football. The truth is that you don’t *need* a guide to have a great time smoking cigars, drinking bourbon, and watching sports.
However, if you want to ensure you have the optimal experience come gameday, we’re here to help. Check out a few of our favorite bourbon and cigar pairings for your next gameday gathering.
Ah, the lounge: a cigar smoker’s natural habitat. Even the word “lounge” seems to carry an aurora of luxury and sophistication. Of course, smoking outdoors, on a patio, or at an event can be a rewarding experience. However, if you want to relax with a cigar in a traditional setting, you can’t beat a good lounge. Today, we’re counting down a few of the best luxury cigar lounges in the US.
A crisp in the air and the changing leaves can only mean one thing. It’s bonfire season! Nothing makes a night by the fire better than lighting up a cigar. Whether it’s a new variety or an old faithful you can’t go wrong. If you’re looking for a little guidance on which cigars to sample this bonfire season, we’re here to help. So light up the bonfire then light up a cigar. Here are our top 5 recommendations for the best cigars this fall season!
Break out the bratwurst and the beer keg; it’s tailgate season again! Of course, cigars are a fabulous addition to any pre-game, tailgate, festival, or watch party. Not only do many cigars pair well with beer, but there’s no better way to celebrate a big win than by lighting up your favorite smoke. So let’s get to it — these are the best cigars for bringing to your next tailgate
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.
Rum and cigars have a lot in common. Both are luxury products. Both feature a rich diversity of flavors, styles, and profiles. And both have long, complicated histories that span hundreds of years and multiple continents. While we usually spend our time focused on the cigar side of things, today –– in honor of National Rum Day –– we’re going to explore the history of rum.
And, of course, provide a few rum and cigar recommendations while we’re at it.
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.