Archives: Podcast

Episode 92:The Cuban Sub-Series Cohiba’s 55th Anniversary Interview

I welcome Nick Syris, owner and blender of LH Cigars, back to the show. Nick discusses the impact Hurricane Ian had on Cuba. He also lets us know if Cuba has improved since his visit earlier this year. Nick then dives into Cohiba’s 55th Anniversary event in Cuba last month. We focus on his interview with…

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Cigars & Coffee Episode 75: Jake Wyatt 4th Dimension and Janus Ride for a Cure

Tim is back with another episode of Cigars & Coffee with Janus Coffee Brothers Ride for a Cure and Jake Wyatt’s 4th Dimension Lancero.

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Episode 91: Lucas Da Silva of Oxford Cigar Company

I return from vacation and catch up with Lucas Da Silva, owner of Oxford Cigar Company. We discuss our experience at Grand Cathedral Cigars in Tampa, FL before we jump into the industry. We talk about the Davidoff price increase, inflation, what’s changed since COVID and a whole lot more. Order our coffee blend at Janus Coffee Roasters.

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Cigars & Coffee Episode 74: New Wave & Irish Whiskey Barrel Aged

James returns to Habano Cigar Lounge in Davenport, Iowa and smokes the E.P. CarilloNew Wave. He pairs it with Janus Coffee Roasters Irish Whiskey Barrel Aged coffee.

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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 a cigar and coffee and be in complete zen while the world wants so much of your attention. If you are…

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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 taught him to blend and run a cigar company. We talk about their vision for the West Tampa Tobacco Co. and…

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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 Salvador Finca Buenos Aires. Tim did a little fact checking after the episode. Yes, The El Salvador Finca Buenos Aires is…

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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 an “unbiased” review of the Simply Stogies Coffee. Try our new Simply Stogies Coffee blend from Janus Coffee Roasters!

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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 and the different growing regions around the island, Nick catches us up on some of the news coming our of Cuba….

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Cigars & Coffee Episode 70: Sfumato in C Major and Janus Coffee Ranch Hand

Tim revisits the Janus Coffee Roasters Ranch hand that scored so well in his last episode but this time pairs it with the PCA 2022 show exclusive, the Crowned Heads Sfumato in C Major. The only thing we can hope for is that he pronounces something right at least once.

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