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Cigar Pairing: Bruichladdich Octomore 7.4 Scotch Whisky

Cigar Pairing: Bruichladdich Octomore 7.4 Scotch Whisky

The single malt with the ominous-sounding sobriquet "the world's most heavily peated whisky" is back. This time Bruichladdich's Octomore presents its oldest whisky to date and …

May 20, 2016
Cigar Pairing: Bulleit Bourbon Barrel Strength

Cigar Pairing: Bulleit Bourbon Barrel Strength

Bulleit Bourbon is introducing its fourth variation since its high-rye mash bill was first distilled almost three decades ago. For this one the recipe is unchanged, but the …

May 13, 2016
Cigar Pairing: Crown Royal Noble Collection—Cornerstone Blend Whisky

Cigar Pairing: Crown Royal Noble Collection—Cornerstone Blend Whisky

Few are the whisky blenders who reveal much about the components that go into their final products. They either choose not to or can't because the mixture changes as they chase an …

May 6, 2016
Cigar Pairing: Laphroaig Lore Scotch

Cigar Pairing: Laphroaig Lore Scotch

It's a tall order to compress 200 hundred years of know-how into a bottle of whisky, but that was the task for Laphroaig master distiller John Campbell as the Islay malt continues …

April 29, 2016
Cigar Pairing: Zafra 30 Master Series Rum

Cigar Pairing: Zafra 30 Master Series Rum

Zafra, the Panamanian superpremium rum with a name that means "harvest," is now reaping another milestone with a 30-year-old bottling, little more than a half decade after it …

April 22, 2016
Cigar Pairing: Angry Orchard’s The Old Fashioned Cider

Cigar Pairing: Angry Orchard’s The Old Fashioned Cider

Walk into any craft beer bar in America and you'll likely see at least a couple taps pouring hard cider, as the industry has exploded in recent years. Leading the cider revitaliza…

April 15, 2016
Cigar Pairing: Ardbeg Dark Cove Committee Edition

Cigar Pairing: Ardbeg Dark Cove Committee Edition

Last year, Ardbeg's introduction of Perpetuum celebrated its bright future on the occasion of the Islay malt's 200th anniversary. This year the distiller peers into a dark past …

April 8, 2016
Common Bonds: 16 Cigar And Bourbon Pairings

Common Bonds: 16 Cigar And Bourbon Pairings

One of the strongest bonds in the spirits world defines the magic that happens when straight Bourbon meets a curling waft of cigar smoke. We paired two excellent cigars—a toasty, …

March 25, 2016
Cigar Pairing: Yamazaki Sherry Cask 2016 Edition

Cigar Pairing: Yamazaki Sherry Cask 2016 Edition

After an enthusiastically hailed debut of the Yamazaki Sherry Cask of 2013, which raised the stature of Japanese whisky worldwide, the House of Suntory is following up with the …

March 18, 2016