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Enclave Broadleaf Churchill

Enclave Broadleaf Churchill

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Cigar Pairing: Ommegang’s For The Throne Is Also For Your Cigar

Cigar Pairing: Ommegang’s For The Throne Is Also For Your Cigar

Just in time for Sunday’s season eight premiere, Ommegang and HBO have launched For The Throne, their newest “Game of Thrones”-inspired beer.

April 12, 2019
Craigellachie’s Clever 33-Year-Old Scotch Commands A High Price

Craigellachie’s Clever 33-Year-Old Scotch Commands A High Price

How can a Scotch brand that’s only been around for six years suddenly offer a 33-year-old single malt with a $3,000 price tag?

April 5, 2019
Cigar Pairing: Dogfish Head The Perfect Disguise

Cigar Pairing: Dogfish Head The Perfect Disguise

Is it a Kölsch-style beer, or a Double IPA? This is the question Dogfish Head wants its fans to ponder while drinking its newest concoction, The Perfect Disguise.

March 4, 2019
Cigar Pairing: Samuel Adams Spruce Tip Lager

Cigar Pairing: Samuel Adams Spruce Tip Lager

Part of the new Samuel Adams fall variety pack, Spruce Lager is an easy-drinking beer with a slightly tart and piney flavor profile that’s just robust enough to pair with a mild- …

October 19, 2018
Blend Ambition

Blend Ambition

The Scotch whisky that conquered the world—but lost its groove—is resurgent.

August 27, 2018
Smoking Under Bond

Smoking Under Bond

We drank our way though a wide selection of bonded Bourbons and other spirits from the bonded warehouses of America to see how they perform in the glass when paired with two …

May 11, 2018

where to smoke

Review: Casablanca Cigar Bar, Asheville, North Carolina

Review: Casablanca Cigar Bar, Asheville, North Carolina

Casablanca Cigar Bar has raised the game in Asheville, North Carolina’s artsy mountain city.

October 17, 2019
Review: Leopard Bar, Hotel d’Angleterre, Geneva, Switzerland

Review: Leopard Bar, Hotel d’Angleterre, Geneva, Switzerland

The Cigar Lounge at the Leopard Bar has proven so popular, both for hotel guests, tourists and the regular local after-work crowd, that they had to ban cigarettes to keep enough …

October 7, 2019
Trolley Car Cigar Lounge Coming to Norfolk, Virginia

Trolley Car Cigar Lounge Coming to Norfolk, Virginia

The historic downtown area of Norfolk, Virginia, is about to get a unique addition to its spread of hotels and restaurants along the Chesapeake Bay: a cigar lounge housed inside a …

October 3, 2019
Review: El Gaucho Steakhouse, Portland, Oregon

Review: El Gaucho Steakhouse, Portland, Oregon

Part steakhouse and part full-service cigar lounge, El Gaucho is located adjacent to the historic Benson Hotel in Portland, Oregon.

September 4, 2019
Review: Hollywood Smoke, Santa Monica, California

Review: Hollywood Smoke, Santa Monica, California

Hollywood Smoke is the only tobacco store in Santa Monica where you can still sit and enjoy a cigar.

August 28, 2019
New Diamond Crown Lounge Opening in Rapid City

New Diamond Crown Lounge Opening in Rapid City

J.C. Newman Cigar Co. has partnered with Tinder Box Rapid City to open a new Diamond Crown Lounge inside the cigar store.

August 26, 2019

cigar gear

Fuente Fuente OpusX 25th Anniversary Accessories Coming Soon

Fuente Fuente OpusX 25th Anniversary Accessories Coming Soon

The famous Fuente Fuente OpusX brand turns 25 years old next year, and to jump start the celebration maker Arturo Fuente Cigars has teamed up with S.T. Dupont to create a line of …

October 3, 2019
Three-Finger Cigar Cases

Three-Finger Cigar Cases

The case for the three-finger case.

September 6, 2019
Review: Screwpop Magpulse Cigar Cutter

Review: Screwpop Magpulse Cigar Cutter

Screwpop, a company known for making keychain-style accessories, has introduced a cigar cutter that uses neodymium rare-earth magnets.

August 7, 2019
Paramount Cigar Cutters

Paramount Cigar Cutters

Blade craft meets high art with Paramount cutters.

July 2, 2019
Son & Son Gold Bullion Ashtray

Son & Son Gold Bullion Ashtray

An ashtray with the Midas touch.

May 7, 2019
Peter James Leather Cases

Peter James Leather Cases

A case big enough for all your gear.

March 19, 2019

Connoisseur's Corner

Partagás Corona Inmensas Extra Maduro
Back in the pre-Castro days of Havana, cigars would often be marked with the designation “maduro.” It’s a practice that fell out of favor after the revolution. This dark, long cigar is a throwback from the early 1950s, and despite its age, it’s vibrant from the first puff, with lots of minerals, a touch of mint, and subtle, light notes of molasses and flinty pencil lead. At the halfway point, the cigar amps up in …

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