From how it’s made to how to smoke it; join us as we unravel the mystery behind the unconventional but no less iconic, Culebra cigars.
While we recommend trying various blends of pipe tobacco until you find a match, it does lead to one inevitable outcome; you’re going to end up with more tobacco than you can smoke. Be it cigars, chewing or pipe, it’s essential to know how to store your collection properly. Otherwise, you could find yourself with […]
For decades, Whoopi Goldberg has been a household name. If you don’t know her from her iconic appearances in Oscar-winning films, then you may know her from her hilarious comedy shows – or maybe from her run on Star Trek? But there’s one thing you may not have known about Whoopi, and that’s her affinity […]
Anyone who knows anything about a good Scotch whisky knows the name Laphroaig. In 1815, brothers Donald and Alexander Johnston realised that it was far more profitable to distil whiskey than raising cattle, so the Laphroaig distillery was born. From then on, it’s been years of refining and perfecting to bring the iconic whisky that […]
When purchasing a cigar, you’ll notice that it’s been covered by a protective film made of cellophane, which has begged the question of many cigar smokers: should I remove the plastic wrapper from the cigar if I’m going to store it?
We all know that a humidor is the best way of storing your cigars, but there may be a time in which you find yourself without one. Whether your existing humidor has broken or is too full to fit your newest cigar additions, or you have ended up being gifted a cigar that you’re not […]
1 When it comes to gin nowadays, you’re spoilt for choice! You might be surprised to know that there are some stern requirements for a beverage to be considered gin by law. These include: Being a neutral spirit distilled from something natural like wheat, barley, potatoes or grapes. The predominant flavour must be juniper. There […]
2 After discovering a love for cigars, you may wish to start growing a collection. Whether this is a collection you intend to smoke at a later date, age over a number of years or keep as a collectible, there are many things to consider when deciding what cigars to purchase. Here we share some […]
Any cigar that you’ve smoked has been on quite the journey. From the initial planting to the final product, there’s so many steps taken to ensure that the cigar in your hand is the best that it can be. In this guide, we’re going to walk you through the main methods used for curing tobacco […]