7 Valentine’s Day Drinks

Wow your significant other with these easy-to-order and just as easy-to-create sweet cocktails. by Melissa L Kauffman Valentine's Day is the ultimate date night, no matter if you spend it with a new love, old...

The 2016 Cigar & Spirits Tasting Event

By James Hills Did you join us in June for the 6th Annual West Coast Cigar & Spirits Tasting event hosted by Cigar & Spirits Magazine and presented by Drew Estate Cigars and Ketel One Vodka. If you d...

Best Winter Fragrances For Men

By Jason Arshan Nik Tobacco and spirit notes have long been significant notes in fragrances, but while those notes find themselves in many fragrances they rarely are used in a way that captures the boldness ...

Featured Spirits Rated

It’s always important to keep your home bar stocked with the best spirits available. Read on, and get to know 12 of our favorite spirits, as rated by the Cigar & Spirits Tasting Panel.   Brockmans Pre...

Gear Guide: Gramm Works

By Benjamin Winokur Cigar ashtrays and travel humidors seem to be a dime-a-dozen these days. There are hundreds, if not thousands of cigar accessories out on the market today that are designed to improve your ...

How Does Your Cocktail Grow

  By Kim Campbell Thornton   Parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme are just a few of the fresh and flavorful cocktail ingredients you can grow in your garden, on your deck, or in a kitchen wi...

The V CUT Smoke Shop & Lounge

By Paul O’Brien Cruising West along Melrose Avenue, the trend center of the universe, you’ll hit a pair of landmarks that have anchored the Fairfax District for decades: the Fred Segal clothing shops, and th...

Bourbon…Getting the Right Grains

  By Sarah E Coleman  As all bourbon aficionados know, this tasty libation requires one very specific ingredient: corn. The Federal Tax and Trade Bureau, which defines and regulates all spirits, has ...

Classic Cocktail: The Old Fashioned

By Sam Dobson With the ever-evolving drinking culture in the United States, cocktail fads come and go like fashion trends. Swanky lounges and fancy restaurants adapt to offer the latest and greatest in mixol...

Sherry On Top…Again

By Lanee Lee As they say in fashion, if you wait long enough, it’ll eventually come back in style. Sherry, long associated as granny’s drink, has been one of the world’s most overlooked wines—until now. Th...

An Extravagant Taste Of Place

By: Mimi Read We know you’ve tasted every alarming ingredient from baked beans to grasshoppers in your latest craft cocktails. But you’ve probably never sipped from the soul of a marvelous city. Alan Walt...