Monthly Archives: March 2018

Top 8 Best Non-Alcoholic Beverages to Drink With Cigars

soft drinks to drink with a cigar

When we think of having a drink with our cigar, invariably we will look to a single malt or a pint to help quench our thirst. But what should you pour if you are teetotal, have a non-alcoholic guest, or are still clinging to your alcohol-free new year’s resolutions!? We take a look at some […]

How Far Down Should You Smoke A Cigar?

This is always a touchy and hotly debated topic when it comes to smoking cigars: how far down are you actually supposed to smoke? Quite often a hotly debated topic when it comes to smoking cigars, we delve into the age-old question, “how far down should you smoke a cigar?”

14 Facts About Scotch Whisky

Scotch Whisky

Today marks one of the most important events in our calendar: International Whisk(e)y Day. To celebrate this occasion, we have put together some fun facts to share with you about the beloved drink. The parenthesis in the day’s name is used to include both Scotch and American whiskies in the celebrations, although as we’re based […]

How to Drink Like James Bond

While the infamous ‘shaken not stirred’ cocktail is renowned for being James Bond’s drink of choice, there are actually a number of mixed drinks sipped by the spy throughout his adventures in both the books and films. We take a look at some of the drinks best enjoyed by 007 himself!

Can You Beat This Cigar Trivia Quiz?

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Whether you consider yourself to be an aficionado when it comes to cigars, or just enjoy a casual smoke, you probably know a fair bit when it comes to the world of stogies. Yet no matter how many cigars you have smoked, there will always be more to learn about! Test your knowledge of everything […]

The Definitive Guide to Cigar Humidification

Humidor

So, you have decided to make an investment in a batch of fine cigars. Whether they are Cuban cigars, premium blends or rare vintage batches, they deserve the best protection. The humidification process can be quite complicated, and plenty of enthusiasts don’t know how to properly store their precious cigars. Fear not though, we have […]

The Gentleman’s Guide to Creating the Ultimate Man Cave

Man Cave

Whether you have a basement space, loft conversion or spare room, constructing the perfect man cave can be a great way to get some much-needed space of your own to relax in. Whatever you decide to use this space for, be it as a place to gather with your friends, or just to sit back […]

The Top 11 Most Expensive Cigars in the World

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We won’t deny that, sometimes, smoking cigars is not the cheapest of habits or hobbies. That being said, for the quality of a good cigar and the amount of skilled work that goes into making each stick, there are some good deals out there that are worth every penny. However, there are also a number […]

Guide to Cigar Shapes and Sizes

Cigar aficionados will have a pretty good idea about what size a cigar is, or what size types they most enjoy smoking, but for the more inexperienced cigar smokers, all of the different vitola names can prove a little confusing. We’ve put together a handy guide to help you understand the difference.

What Makes for a Great Aged Cigar?

Aged cigars are a delight for the cigar smoker of any level, due to the strict curing, fermentation and ageing process that the tobacco has been put through. But, before we just leave it there and allow you to get on with sampling a wide range of stogies and trying to figure out what it […]