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Rampur: Rampur Indian Single Malt Whisky

Rampur is an Indian Single Malt Whisky, handcrafted and aged in the foothills of the Himalayas. Styled as “The Kohinoor of Single Malts”, this super premium malt whisky is steeped in the rich Indian heritage an...
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Padron: 1964 Anniversary Series

TASTING NOTES: This limited production selection is a full bodied smoke and a flavor profile including coffee bean, cocoa, earth, and hazelnut. SIZE: 4.5” x 64 WRAPPER: Maduro Nicaraguan BINDER: Nicaraguan ...
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Sentinel Cigars: Fallen Hero

TASTING NOTES: Fallen Hero is an ultra-boutique, medium strength, well balanced and perfectly burning cigar. SIZE: 5” x 52 WRAPPER: Mexican San Andreas BINDER: Cameroon & Nicaraguan FILLER: Cameroon &am...
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Davidoff 702 Special R

TASTING NOTES: Flavor noteswill be floral, earth, wood mingled with dark rich notes of chocolate dark berries, coffee and leather with a balanced creamy aftertaste. SIZE: 4.875” x 50 WRAPPER: 702 Ecuadorian H...
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Piper-Heidseick: Champagne

Piper-Heidseick walked the red carpet as the sole Champagne served during the 2017 Academy Awards Season. Created in 1785 by Florens-Louis Heidsieck is one of France’s oldest Champagne houses. Piper-Heidsieck h...
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Crux: Limitada PB5

TASTING NOTES: A medium bodied cigar with smokey and savory notes of white pepper, cocoa, earth, and sweet fruit. Distinctly superior, the maturity of flavor makes this a truly special release. SIZE: 5.75” x 5...
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Black Works Studio: NBK

TASTING NOTES: Molasses, espresso, cedar and a mild nuttiness are noted in this full bodied smoke. SIZE: 5” x 50 WRAPPER: Ecuador Habano Oscuro BINDER: Ecuador Habano FILLER: Nicaragua...
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London Dry Gin: No. 3 London Dry Gin

With juniper at its heart, No. 3 is a traditional London dry gin that features three fruits and three spices distilled in traditional copper pot stills. Juniper from Italy, Spanish orange peel and grapefruit pe...
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Graycliff Cigars: Chateau Gran Cru

TASTING NOTES: Full bodied with deep flavors of spicy leather and cocoa leading to wood and pepper followed by wood, earth and almonds. A truly full bodied and rich smoke. SIZE: 6” x 52 WRAPPER: Costa Rican ...
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Top 5 Tequilas of 2016

#1 CASA NOBLE TEQUILA - ALTA BELLEZA Spanish for “High Beauty,” Alta Belleza begins with Casa Noble’s award-winning extra-anejo, aged for three years in French white oak barrels. The finishing touch that sep...
Presenting Partagas Heritage

Presenting Partagas Heritage

Pride, perseverance and above all, passion. These are the principles that have guided Partagas for more than 170 years. Today, General Cigar celebrates the venerable brand with a new cigar that honors the herit...
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Foundation Cigar Co: El Güegüense

TASTING NOTES: Medium to strong smoke. Woody, cedar, hints of sweetness, and mouth watering , characteristics of Cabanas. SIZE: 7.5” x 48 WRAPPER: Nicaragua Corojo 99 Jalapa BINDER: Nicaragua Corojo 99 Jalap...

Camus Borderies XO

A vintner or two have told me that every bottle of wine tells a story. The essence of the wine’s journey is comprised of: who made it? what unique characteristics have been cultivated over time? When did it suc...
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Montelobos Mezcal: Mezcal Joven Oaxaca

Montelobos is distilled from 100% organic agave espadín grown in the shadow of Oaxaca’s Mountain of Wolves. Here, the climate stresses the agave just enough to make the best agave in the world for mescal. Ta...
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Bozcal Mezcal Cuide Single C3:C14

Cuixe, one of the most physically distinct species of agave, the Cuixe, a subspecies of the Karwinskii Family of agave, grows vertically as a single stalk with its leaves spreading at the top. Due to its unusua...
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Black Label Trading Company: Bishops Blend

TASTING NOTES: This is a very rich and intense flavor profile that highlights the broadleaf but doesn’t overpower the Nicaraguan tobacco. A great balance between richness, spice and strength. SIZE: 6.25” x 46 ...

Oscar Party Time

Jimmy Kimmel doesn’t have to be the only distinguished Academy Awards night host this year. Whether you live in Tinseltown, Oniontown or parts in between, you can be a master of ceremonies and create a memorabl...
Cigar Etiquette

Cigar Etiquette

Cigar Etiquette by Randy Mastronicola The cigar universe is diverse in many ways. However, most agree that social interaction and an appreciation for finer things initially attracted us to the culture. Cigars...
Cigar Box Guitar

Making a Cigar Box Guitar

Legendary American Blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter, Lightnin’ Hopkins fashioned his own cigar box guitar in the 1920’s. He described his process: “So I went ahead and made me a guitar. I got me a cigar...