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  • The Wrapper Test

    Ever wonder exactly how much flavour in your cigar comes purely from that perfect-looking wrapper?  I've heard some people say 90% while I've heard others say very little! The truth is the answer

  • Trust the Canadians

    With a population 1/10th the size of the United States and no real reputation for tobacco production, why should you trust the opinions of a group of Canadians over your fellow American smokers? I'll

  • Guide: Pairing Cigars with Brandy

    Perhaps nothing indicates a man of class more than a fine cigar and a glass of brandy.  But brandy is a very wide grouping including many types of drinks made of different grapes and using different

  • About the Edición Limitada

    For the full list of Edición Limitadas since 2000 click here. Towards the end of the 1990s something had to be done about Cuban cigars.  The quality had gone downhill fast and the market was

  • List of Edición Limitadas

    If you're interested in learning more about the Edicion Limitada click here. Cigar Name Size Vitola (factory name) Image 2013 Edición Limitada Romeo y Julieta De Luxe 52 x

  • Cigar Rests: A friendly review!

    Over the last year three great products have been introduced by #botl, for #botl.  At Cigars & Spirits we love the creativity and initiative in the cigar community.  We have three 'competitors'

  • Carlito’s Stogie Nubber

    Cigar nubbing is an interesting hobby to me.  Why is it that we insist on burning our fingers and moustache hairs to enjoy the last 1" of a cigar?  Why do we ask strangers for hair pins or

  • John F. Kennedy – 29/5/1917 to 22/11/1963

    John F. Kennedy is famous for several things in his life and death as the 35th President of the United States of America.  One particularly is his conflicted relationship with Cuba.  He was an avid

  • Cigars & Spirits visits Alec Bradley

    Before leaving for Miami, we all knew that we really wanted to meet up with Alec Bradley since we are such big fans of all of their sticks. So, before leaving, we reached out to our friend Paul, who