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Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Y Bét Rose Double Beet Premium Welsh Vodka

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published April 2024

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Foragers Black Label

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published April 2024

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Stalla Dhu Auchroisk 1997

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published April 2024

How to Age Your Cigars: A Detailed Guide to Get You Started

Aging cigars can be an exciting project to start with. But what is the right way to age your beloved cigars? Here at Cigar Inspector, we took the liberty of...

Published April 2024

Inside La Corona: A Look at the Largest Cuban Cigar Factory

Imagine a place where all your favorite Cuban cigars are crafted by expert rollers, the birthplace of renowned brands like Romeo y Julieta, Montecristo, Cuaba, Diplomáticos, Hoyo de Monterrey, and...

Published April 2024

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva Rum

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published April 2024

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Auchentoshan Three Wood

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published March 2024

Cigar Controversy in Netflix’s The Gentlemen Series

On the 7th of March, a highly anticipated Netflix original mini-series debuted on the famous streaming service, a series that I was looking forward to as it’s made by Guy...

Published March 2024

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Bombay Sapphire

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published March 2024

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Beefeater London Dry Gin

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published March 2024

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Stalla Dhu Cask Strength Glenrothes Late Hour Port Finish

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published March 2024

5 Great Whisky Cocktails to Pair with Cigars – Part 2

During covid I was bored. So I watched a lot of television and a lot of old episodes of Bar Rescue, where ‘the Gordon Ramsey of the bar industry’, Jon...

Published March 2024

5 Great Whisky Cocktails to Pair with Cigars – Part 1

During covid I was bored. So I watched a lot of television and a lot of old episodes of Bar Rescue, where ‘the Gordon Ramsey of the bar industry’, Jon...

Published March 2024

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Chartreuse Yellow

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published March 2024

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Rick’s Rum

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published March 2024

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Zuidam Oude Jenever

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published March 2024

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Angostura 1787

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published March 2024

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Sir Chill

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published February 2024

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Kikumasa Junmai Daiginjo Sake

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published February 2024

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Nikka Coffey Gin

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published February 2024

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Jameson Whiskey

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published February 2024

The Current State of Cuban Cigars: An Update

In February of 2019, Ministry of Cigars posted an article called ‘The current state of Cuban cigars’ in which the author voiced a lot of criticism towards Cuban cigars. The...

Published February 2024

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Bumbu XO Rum

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published February 2024

Why Doesn’t Honduras Have a Cigar Festival?

Back in 1999, Habanos S.A. made a bold move. Right after the cigar boom, when sales dropped like lemmings from a cliff, the distribution and marketing company for Cuban cigars...

Published February 2024

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Ardbeg Corryvreckan

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published February 2024

What Kind of Smoker Are You?

What kind of smoker are you? I’m writing this from next to the rooftop swimming pool of my hotel in Bangkok, where me and the wonderful woman I call my...

Published February 2024

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Jim Beam

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published February 2024

Best Valentines Day Cigar You Can Buy in 2024

Valentine’s Day is a special occasion for couples to celebrate their love and affection for each other. One way to do this is by gifting your partner a nice cigar...

Published February 2024

Cuban Brands and Their Non Cuban Counterparts

Cuban brands and their non Cuban counterparts Almost every Cuban cigar has a Non Cuban counterpart, usually only available in the United States due to trademark legislation. For the longest...

Published January 2024

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Plantation 3 Stars

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published January 2024

Cigar Traditions: New Fathers Handing Out Cigars

Celebrating a new baby with cigars is a cherished tradition. Though less common today, it’s a heartfelt gesture for proud fathers, marking a significant life moment. Premium cigars designed for...

Published January 2024

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Thinkers Jerusalem Dry Gin

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published January 2024

Why Are So Many Companies Marketing The Chinese Zodiac Calendar?

Why are so many companies marketing the Chinese Zodiac calendar? It started in 2011 with Davidoff, who saw a big marketing opportunity to tap into the huge Chinese market if...

Published January 2024

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – De Kuyper Vieux Special

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published January 2024

Cigar Traditions: Smoking Jackets

Encountering someone adorned in a smoking jacket while indulging in a cigar is a rare spectacle these days. Although the allure of this garment may not be experiencing a modern...

Published January 2024

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Gouden Carolus Blaasveld Broek

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published January 2024