Monthly Archives: May 2020

Cocktails to Try with Cigars

cigar next to an old fashioned

While a warming glass of Scotch whisky is the perfect pairing for your cigar in the winter months, the summer may call for something a little more fresh and fizzy to suit patio dining in sunny weather! We share some of our favourite cocktail recipes that will work wonderfully with your favourite smoke. Old Fashioned […]

4 Cuban Cigar Traditions That Are Still Used

a cigar with a watch

Traditions are everywhere. Whether they are cultural traditions or ones you have created with your family; traditions can keep things fun while offering a sense of familiarity. The same is true for cigars. With hundreds of years of history, cigars have gained numerous traditions of their own. We take a look at some of the […]

Why Should Cigars Be Smoked Slowly?

man smoking a cigar

One of the biggest mistakes a cigar smoker can make is to rush their cigar. Cigars can take quite a long time to complete, and when you’ve spent good money on a smoke, you probably won’t want to waste it. It can, therefore, be quite tempting to puff a bit faster to finish a cigar, […]

5 Pipe Smoking Techniques for Experienced Smokers

a smoking pipe

We’ve covered plenty of information for beginners to the world of pipe smoking, but it is less easy to share advice for those who are more seasoned to the smoke. Once you’ve been smoking pipes for a while, you tend to pick up your own habits and techniques for preparing, lighting and tamping your pipe, […]