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  • Cigars & Scotch: A Cigar Smoker's Guide to Scotch Whisky

    Cigars and Scotch: is there a more classic pairing? Whether you're just starting your cigar journey or are a seasoned member of the Brotherhood of the (tobacco) Leaf, you likely reach for a glass of the pure to accompany your favorite stick. Many smokers have a scotch brand that they swear by and...

  • Full Flavor Cigars – 6 Cigars for People Who Love Strong Flavors

    To people who don’t like the smell of cigars, there are no weak or mild cigars – they’re all strong. But to those of us who love cigars, we know that some are mellow and some give your senses a workout. In this post, you’ll find six sticks that don’t pull any punches. CAO – Brazilia Brazil is not...

  • 5 Cigars to Smoke When You Get Cheated On

    Smoke a cigar? I want to kill someone! Or myself! Or both!! Calm down. Deep breaths. ... Ok. Getting cheated on is a cruel hand for fate to deal you. Against all odds, someone loved you and you loved them back. You became vulnerable. You let them into your world. You trusted them. And, like a pre...

  • Box Pressed Cigars: Thinking Inside the Box

    If you're anything like us, you might have been under the impression that cigars are round. They're made by cigar rollers after all, right? We've smoked cigars of every shape and size – diademas nearly a foot long, Nubs that are just a few inches, 42-gauge coronas, and the 80-gauge monster that i...

  • 5 Cigars to Enjoy After You've Won the Super Bowl

    Ok - the confetti has fallen, someone's going to Disney World, and you've showered off the dirt and grime. As you head to what should be an outrageous celebration, you start to think about the cigars to enjoy after you've won the Super Bowl. Now, let's assume that insanely expensive cigars are...

  • How to Light a Cigar

    Okay, so lighting a cigar isn't like lighting a birthday candle. There's a little more to it. Cigars are fat, and you want all of the material to burn evenly. Here's our basic advice on how to light a cigar. Choice of lighting implement Typically, you want to avoid things that will make your cig...

  • 6 Cigars to Enjoy While Raking or Blowing Leaves

    Autumn is almost over, but "fall" isn't done yet. Even in December, those asshole trees are still dropping leaves all over the damn place. How many Saturdays do the tree gods demand as a sacrifice? How many Sundays must be ruined dealing with leaves? Maybe you're just praying a heavy sno...

  • Six Special Cigar Moments

    Cigars are one of life’s pleasures that make good times just a touch better. Like the icing on the cake. While you probably enjoy a list of cigars in your daily rotation, having a few special sticks set aside for important occasions is part of the fun of being a cigar lover. Here are six importa...

  • Five Ways to Say Thanks with Cigars

    Let’s say you watch your neighbor’s house for a week, feed his dog and let the pooch out morning, noon and night. When he gets home, he offers a hearty thanks. Okay, you were neighborly, and his thanks make you feel moderately appreciated. However, what if his “thank you” comes with a five-pack ...

  • Best Cigars for Retirement

    So - the day has finally come. All your life, you wondered if you would ever get enough money together to reach the holy grail of employment: voluntary unemployment. And now that it's here, you've got to start finding ways to occupy yourself. Well, you can start with a choice selection of cigar...

  • Getting Married? Here are 5 Cigars for Your Wedding Day

    Now you've gone and done it. You're about to learn what all that "marital bliss" stuff is about. Well, before you head down that sunshine-filled road that starts at the altar and either ends in the grave or a lawyer's office, light up a celebration smoke. Time to find out what all the fuss is ...

  • Get Open! Get Open! La Flor Dominicana 2020 Special Football Edition Is Here!

    We’re throwing you the football cigar to end all football cigars, this time. Get your hands ready! Every year, La Flor Dominicana celebrates the Super Bowl with a kickass football cigar. This one is their finest yet. The Ecuador Habano wrapper features a football-shaped piece of Ecuador Habano M...