The Latest Simply Stogies Podcast and Cigars and Coffee

The very latest episodes of Simply Stogies media.

Cigars & Coffee Episode 73: Villa Casdagli Pigasus and Janus TB 802

Tim takes some time to reflect on all the busy things that keep us going while enjoying a Villa Casdagli Pigasus and Janus Coffee Roasters TB 802. Its absolutely amazing when you can pair...

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Episode 90: A Conversation with Rick and Sara Rodriguez of West Tampa Tobacco Co.

This episode, I am joined by the father and daughter team of Rick and Sara Rodgriguez of West Tampa Tobacco Co. The three of us discuss how Rick started his cigar journey, and who...

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Cigars & Coffee Episode 72: Chogui Dos 77 and Janus Coffee El Salvador Finca Buenos Aires

Tim is back with another Cigars & Coffee. This time he revisits the Chogui Doss 77 but pairs it with a new coffee from Janus Coffee Roasters that he has not tried, the El...

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Cigars & Coffee Episode 71: Bandolero Clandestinos & Simply Stogies Coffee

James returns to Habano Cigar Lounge in Davenport, Iowa to review the Bandolero Clandestinos Serie C and drink the new Simply Stogies Podcast blend from Janus Coffee Roasters. James reviews the cigar and gives...

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Episode 89 The Cuban Sub-Series: Cuban Soil & More

James is joined by his Cuban Sub-Series host, Nick Syris of LH Cigars, as they discuss what makes Cuban cigars so unique…the soil. Before they discuss the unique properties of the soil in Cuba...

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The Latest Reviews

Cigar Lounge Review: Grand Cathedral Cigars in Tampa, Florida

Located near the “cigar capital of the world,” Ybor City, Grand Cathedral Cigars opened in May of 2021. Owner Angela Yue renovated an old church into a beautiful cigar lounge complete with member only...

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Cigar Review: Foundation Cigar’s Olmec Claro Toro

Every year, and the day before the Rocky Mountain Cigar Fest, Nick Melillo holds a Foundation event at a cigar lounge in the Denver, CO area. This year, it was at The Smoking Cave...

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Cigar Review Rethink: Micallef A

Micallef, there is a lot to unpack with this brand. Full disclosure, I like the Micallef / Gomez Sanchez Family cigars, every one I have smoked I have enjoyed. I have had the chance...

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Cigar Review: West Tampa Tobacco Co. Black Toro

My most recent podcast episode features Rick and Sara Rodriguez of West Tampa Tobacco Co. During our conversation, Rick discussed what it was like going from a “corporate kitchen” (CAO) full of “ingredients” (almost...

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Watch City Cigar Simply Orange

Orange Virginia is the forgotten middle child of the Virginia pipe tobacco landscape. I mean that quite literally. For a flue-cured Virginia, that is, dried by indirect heat over a handful of days, there...

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