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Cigars and Coffee Episode 44: United Cigars – Firecracker and a 1st Attempt House Blend

Join Tim in this latest episode of Simply Stogies Presents: Cigars & Coffee as he smokes the Firecracker from United Cigar Group and samples a little bit of his very own house blend coffee. What could go wrong?

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Cigar Review: Rocky Patel Disciple

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Cigars and Coffee Episode 43: Ashton Magnum and Mike Romeo Coffee

James returns to Habano Cigar Lounge in Davenport, Iowa for another Cigars & Coffee. James smokes and reviews the Ashton Magnum and pairs it with a cup of Mike Romeo coffee from Three Rivers Coffee Company.

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Episode 73: The Cuban Sub-Series: The History of Cuba Part 1

This is the first of a new sub series of podcasts where myself and Nick Syris of LH Cigars will discuss all things Cuba. For Part 1, Nick and I discuss the beginnings of the island of Cuba, its Spanish colonization, and how the island of Cuba has been a political pawn for centuries. We…

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Cigars and Coffee Episode 42: Warfighter Tobacco 5.56 Garrison and Steeple Ridge Bourbon

Oh Crap! Tim went off the rails by substituting his coffee with a few pulls of bourbon. Oh yeah! It’s Lonely Oak Distilleries Steeple Ridge Bourbon Whiskey paired with a Warfighter Tobacco 5.56 Garrison Robusto. Let us know what you think about a possible new addition to the Simply Stogies Podcast Media lineup. Want to…

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Cigars and 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 and 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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Episode 71: What the Hell is Paprika with Devin Ashley of Bad Ash Cigars

I sit down with Devin Ashley, owner and founder of Bad Ash Cigars. Bad Ash Cigars is an ultra-boutique cigar company that is just getting off the ground. We discuss the challenges that face small cigar manufacturers, where he sources his tobacco, how he started rolling cigars, super tasters, and how he handles being in…

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