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 …

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 …

Glen Breton Rare 10 Year + Vegueros Entretiempos

Recently I was able to travel to Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, and experience a bit of the culture out there. This beautiful island is made of a fantastic mosaic of the cultures that founded it – Scottish, Mi’kmaq, Acadian, Irish, and English. Naturally, it was only a matter of time …