Three Essential Rum Cocktails

Try making these easy, classic rum cocktails. Rum is a spirit that has both history and tradition in its roots. It comes in a variety of types from white rum that is bottled instantly to dark rum that has ag...

Feature Interview – Wesley Snipes

It’s been very rewarding for me and I think it’s had a lot to do with the longevity of my career, especially in applying it to the action genre where you need to have a physical style. I never really imagined t...
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Finding the Perfect American Elixir

Regional Cocktails Combine Local Culture and Ingredients by Amanda Keeley-Thurman We’ve all heard about the universal language of love, so what about the universal love of cocktails? All over the world th...
White Russian

Not All Cocktails Are Created Girly

by Samantha Ulmer I’ve noticed that there is a certain phobia that plagues many men when it comes to ordering a cocktail. It’s as if there is a taboo just lingering overhead inside bars and lounges, a taboo ...
Sammy Hagar

Sammy Hagar

Sammy Hagar’s life is a classic tale of the baby boomer generation American Dream. Raised in rural Fontana, Calif., Hagar describes his childhood upbringing as “bone poor.” His father was a rough and tumble pro...
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Not All Tequila is Created Equal

In this issue of Cigar & Spirits Magazine, we explore the world of tequila as our featured spirit. The very word tequila is capable of invoking a myriad of thoughts, memories, and perceptions. Some good, an...
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The Combat Humidor

A Battlefield Tradition Since 2007 By Marshall Senkarik The Al-Doura district of southern Baghdad: The large package was one of the first I had received since deploying to Iraq less than a month before. N...

Decent Cigar Emporium in Dublin

The fleeting haze of cigar smoke and day-after recollections By Nick Hammond Despite one of the harshest smoking bans in Europe—you can’t even sample a cigar in a cigar store in Northern Ireland—the inven...
Piscos of Peru

Pisco: Peruvian Liquid Pride

The pisco king Johnny Schuler shares some words of wisdom By Lanee Lee I live, breathe and even shower in pisco,” says Johnny Schuler, aka Peru’s celebrity pisco ambassador and master distiller of Pisco P...
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Scott Disick

The reality TV star from the Kardashians is also a family man and aspiring entrepreneur By John Shakill If you’ve heard of the reality TV shows Keeping up with the Kardashians or Kourtney and Kim Take Mia...
Gin Rickey

Fancy a Gin Rickey?

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s drink of choice By Samantha Ulmer Very few literary juggernauts have paved the way for greatness without the help of some form of liquid inspiration. Oscar Wilde sipped on absinthe a...
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Cigar Camaraderie in Vienna

Cigars are a lingua franca — a common language — that crosses all known barriers. I know this because it was demonstrated to me forcibly for the thousandth time on my recent international travels. I found mysel...

Generally Great Outdoors

A Few Tips on Getting Outside to Enjoy Your Stogie in the Heart of Summer By Alex Lukoff & Tony Wilson As the calendar, the weather, and the length of women’s skirts tell us, summer is well upon us. Ci...
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Vodka Summer

The Citron Dragon and the Happy Dad By Tiffany N. Perry Schools are out for the summer, the number of barbeques and picnics take a dramatic upswing, and many concoct any excuse to lounge by a pool. With Ind...
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Perry Farrell and Maestro Dobel Tequila

Perry Farrell is a creative genius. As the lead singer of Jane’s Addiction, he helped to create a new genre of music that is now called alternative rock. At the time of the band’s arrival on the scene in 1985, ...