Deciphering Cigar Tasting Notes: The Science Behind It

“I taste leather”, “I taste espresso”, or “it tastes floral to me.” Explaining Cigar Tasting Notes with Science Recently I came across a fascinating article by Franca Comparetto of cigarsense.com (which by the way is a brilliant site.)  She explains what she learned in an interesting study entitled “Di Cosa Sa un Sigaro?” They go …

Pairing Dalwhinnie 15 + CAO Amazon Basin

Scotch and Cigars Ask 10 people what they like to drink with a cigar and 8 will answer “scotch.”  Okay, that’s not a real statistic.  But I’m sure it’s close. This has to be one of favourite scotch and cigar pairings yet.   The Drink: Dalwhinnie 15 Appearance: The scotch has a …

What’s The Deal with Culebras: The Twisted Cigars

The culebra has recently regained popularity amongst cigar smokers mostly because of the mediums we use now to share what we’re smoking.  Twitter and Instagram allow rare items to be immediately shared to a mass audience.  The stranger the item, the quicker it spreads!  The shape of this cigar does little for …