Coffee Reviews

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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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 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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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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Cigars & Coffee Episode 33: Montecristo No. 2 (Cuban) and Three Rivers Coffee Company’s Hotel Bravo

James returns after his bout with COVID-19 and reviews the Montecristo no. 2 (Cuban) while drinking the Hotel Bravo blend from Three Rivers Coffee Company. The Montecristo no. 2 is the quintessential Cuban cigar experience. With notes of coffee, baking spices, barnyard, chocolate, and white pepper, how will James score this classic cigar? Three Rivers…

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Cigars & Coffee Episode 30: The Sobremesa Brûlée Blue at Capital Cigar

  James visits Capital Cigar Lounge in Lincoln, Nebraska to sample their restaurant quality coffee from a French Press and review the Sobremesa Brûlée Blue. A delightful pairing that brought out beautiful notes of wood, pepper, and spices.

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Cigars & Coffee Episode 26: Zino Nicaragua and Volado Blend by Janus Coffee Roasters

James visits Habano Cigars in Davenport, Iowa to review the Zino Nicaragua Robusto and the Volado Blend from Janus Coffee Roasters. The Zino Nicaragua is a medium to medium+ cigar with notes of cream, avocado oil, nuts, and earth. The Volado Blend coffee is a medium/dark roast with notes of barley and nuts. The pairing…

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Cigars and Coffee Episode 24: Don Fausto and Cigars for Warriors – Loyalty Blend

James and Tim return to Habanos Cigar Lounge in Davenport, Iowa to smoke a Don Fausto by Anya Ramirez and drink some Cigars for Warriors Loyalty Blend Coffee from Janus Coffee Roasters. Are your local B&Ms carrying enough boutique cigar brands? Are they carrying any boutique cigar brands? What’s enough? is the staff trained? Plus,…

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