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2022 Big Smoke Meets WhiskyFest Seminar: Cigar of the Year Meets Whisky of the Year

2022 Big Smoke Meets WhiskyFest Seminar: Cigar of the Year Meets Whisky of the Year

The Cigar of the Year and the Whisky of the Year were paired together in a moving, yet informative seminar at Big Smoke Meets WhiksyFest.

June 1, 2022
Ports of Call

Ports of Call

Portugal’s most illustrious pour not only offers a compromise between wine and spirits, but this fortified grape beverage is also one of the classic partners for cigars.

February 2, 2022
2021 Big Smoke Seminars: An Iconic Tasting of Rum And Cigars

2021 Big Smoke Seminars: An Iconic Tasting of Rum And Cigars

There is a very strong parallel between the Bacardí rum family and the families behind storied cigars such as Romeo y Julieta.

November 9, 2021
Cigar of the Year Meets Whisky of the Year

Cigar of the Year Meets Whisky of the Year

The makers of the No. 1 cigar and the No. 1 whisky guide the audience through the sublimely synergistic experience.

November 2, 2021
Rum for the Ages

Rum for the Ages

If your only experience with cane spirit is with clear rums meant for tiki drinks, get set for the sipping style. When aged in wood, rum plays well with cigars and turns ordinary …

September 21, 2021
After 100 Years, Jack Daniel’s Shows Its Age

After 100 Years, Jack Daniel’s Shows Its Age

The world’s top-selling American whiskey is marketing a bottle with an age statement: Jack Daniel’s 10 Year Old Tennessee Whiskey.

September 8, 2021
Perfect Pairings: Michter’s Bourbon And The Eye of the Shark

Perfect Pairings: Michter’s Bourbon And The Eye of the Shark

A 10-year-old Bourbon from and former Cigar of the Year pair superbly in this taste test.

August 31, 2021
Pairing Stone Sublimely Self-Righteous Black IPA with Cigars

Pairing Stone Sublimely Self-Righteous Black IPA with Cigars

A cult-classic beer brought back from the dead with two excellent cigars.

February 25, 2021
The Pairings: Rum Meets Cigars

The Pairings: Rum Meets Cigars

To demonstrate the many options for marrying rum and smoke, we picked two cigars with quite different body spectrums to pair with an array of fine rums.

August 14, 2020

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