Ezra Zion All My Exes Maduro & Cardenal Mendoza Solera Gran

Pairing with brandies has to be one of my favourite things wether it be cognac, armagnac, or more traditional Spanish brandies.  I’ve recently fallen in love with pairing with Cardinal Mendoza’s Solera Gran.  The richness and sweetness drove me towards a delicious maduro from one of my favourite manufacturers. Cardenal …

The 3 Brasseurs Tour

Les 3 Brasseurs is a France-based microbrewery which expanded first to Quebec Canada, then Ontario, and now has a location in Brazil as well.  Each location brews their beers on-site, including a “Neighbourhood Beer” which is unique to that location.  After a few visits we decided we need to have …

Recharging Boveda Humidification Packs

Boveda makes some incredible little humidification packets.  They release at a very precise humidity level that’s labelled on the package, and you can select them based on your preference.  They’re great for travel humidors, shipping products, or calibrating hygrometers.  Because they’re a 2-way humidity control, there’s no such thing as …

OpusX Forbidden X + Aberlour 18 Year

Matt (from Custom Ash) and I were in Las Vegas for IPCPR in the summer of 2014 and headed over to the Arturo Fuente lounge down the road from the show.  While browsing the (slightly overpriced) selection, we decided to pick up a pair of Opus X Forbidden X Lanceros.  That day …