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Cigars & Coffee Episode 41: Alma del Campo and Dirty Dozen Coffee Company’s Engine 10 Blend

James smokes and reviews the Alma del Campo from Plasencia Cigars and the Engine 10 Blend from Dirty Dozen Coffee Company. James shares his thoughts, tasting notes, and rating while enjoying both of these at David’s Fine Tobaccos in Clive, Iowa. Try the Engine 10 Blend from Dirty Dozen Coffee Company here.      

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Cigars & Coffee Episode 40: Blackbird Unkind and Black Rifle Just Black

Join Tim in this episode of Cigars & Coffee for a journey of “umms” as he smokes the Blackbird Cigar Company Unkind while sipping on some Black Rifle Coffee Company Just Black.

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Episode 72: 3 Year Anniversary, Cigar Aficionado’s Top 25 Problem, and PCA News

Thank you all so much for your support these past three years!! This is now the longest running podcast and most successful podcast that I’ve ever done. None of this would be possible without you, the listener. THANK YOU!! I break down Cigar Aficionado’s 2021 Top 25 and why it’s still problematic. I also cover…

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Cigars and Coffee Episode 39: La Careme Cosacos and Disturbed’s Get Up Coffee

James returns to David’s Fine Tobaccos in Clive, Iowa to smoke and review the La Careme Cosacos from Crowned Heads and drinks Disturbed’s Get Up Coffee from Dead Sled Coffee.  

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Cigars & Coffee Episode 38: CAO Brazil and Burman Peru FTO

That’s right! An episode of Simply Stogies Presents: Cigars & Coffee drops on Christmas Day! Join Tim as he enjoys a classic cigar, the CAO Brazil GOL! and some freshly roasted Peru FTO Lima from Burman Coffee Traders all while wearing the most hideous holiday sweater ever. The Scaly cap is still cool and makes…

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Cigars & Coffee Episode 37: Caldwell Savages Super Roth and Three Rivers Coffee Co 3AM Lift Assist

James returns to David’s Fine Tobaccos and pairs a Caldwell Savages Super Roth with Three Rivers Coffee Co’s 3AM Lift Assist. Three Rivers Coffee Company is a service-disabled and veteran owned and operated coffee company that gives back to their community, gives employment to veterans, and gives back to the community. The 3AM Lift Assist…

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Cigars & Coffee Episode 36: Warped First Growth and Peru ORG. SHB EP NORTE

Join Tim in this episode of Simplystogies Presents: Cigars& Coffee as he smokes the Warped La Hacienda First Growth and enjoys some Burman SO Peru ORG. SHP EP Norte.  

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Cigars & Coffee Episode 35: Turkish Coffee and La Aroma de Cuba Pasión

James visits Habano Cigar Lounge in Davenport, Iowa and reviews their Turkish Coffee and the La Aroma de Cuba Pasión. The La Aroma de Cuba Pasión was released in September of 2021 and this was the first chance I had to try it. How does it do? And how well does it pair with Turkish…

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Episode 69: The One and Only Tommy Zman

I chat, via Zoom, with the one and only Tommy Zman. Tommy “Zman” Zarzeki is a writer, producer, voice actor, humorist, and content creator. While he has worked on projects outside of the cigar industry, Tommy is well-known for his work in the cigar industry. Tommy talks about how he broke into the cigar industry…

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Cigars & Coffee Episode 34: Blackbird Finch and Nicaragua Jinotega Paraiso

Tim is back with the newest edition to the Cigars & Coffee lineup. Sit back and enjoy his inability to pronounce so many words while he tells us about the Blackbird Cigar Company Finch Robusto and some more coffee that he roasted, Nicaraguan Jinotega Paraiso from Burman Coffee Traders.  

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