Simply Stogies Podcast

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Cigars & Coffee Episode 31: HUHC and Monsooned Indian Malabar Coffee

https://youtu.be/qQH3viNI3vA Tim sits down and enjoys what is left of the Monsooned Indian Malabar Coffee that he roasted in Episode 29 while enjoying an H. Upmann Half Corona Cigar. LINKS: Be sure to check out Oxford Cigar Company: https://oxfordcigarcompany.com/?ref=567 Grab your green coffee beans over at Burman Coffee Traders (Unsponsored): https://burmancoffee.com/green-coffee-beans/ Support Simply Stogies by…

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Episode 65: Return of the Reinado Empire

I chat, via Zoom, with Antonio Lam of Reinado Premium Cigars. There are things in the world that are more important than cigars and more important than business. Antonio and I discuss one of those things: family. Antonio explains where he has been for the past seven years and the reason for Reinado’s long hiatus…

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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 29: Roasting Your Own Coffee

Tim takes the show in a different direction by providing some insight to how easy it is to roast your own coffee. Join Tim in two weeks when he smokes a cigar and tells us what he thinks of the coffee he roasted. LINKS: Be sure to check out the Premium Membership form Oxford Cigar…

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Episode 64: A Conversation with Andy Sweis of Cedar Room Fine Cigars & Lounge

I am joined via Zoom by Andy Sweis, owner of Cedar Room Fine Cigars & Lounge in Scottsdale, AZ. We talk about how he got into the cigar industry and how it is a family affair for him and his brother. Andy talks about staying on the bleeding edge of boutique cigars and new releases….

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Cigars and Coffee Episode 28: Joya de Nicaragua Antaño CT and Jintotega Isabelia

https://youtu.be/bnmu-0DK8V0 James fights the elements and the crickets to review the Joya De Nicaragua Antaño CT and Nicaragua Jintotega Isabelia blend from Janus Coffee Roasters. The JDN Antaño CT is rich medium to medium-full cigar with notes of earth, wood, baking spices, citrus, and leather while the Nicaragua Jintotega Isabelia is a well-blended coffee that…

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Cigars & Coffee Episode 27: Casdagli Daughters of the Wind Robusto and Scooter’s Americano

Tim reviews the Americano from Casdagli Daughters of the Wind Robusto (Pony) and Scooter’s Americano coffee. The Casdagli “Pony” is a smooth cigar that Tim sings the praises of, while the Americano from Scooter’s may not be to his taste.Tim reviews the Americano from Scooter’s Coffee and Casdagli Cigars’ Daughters of the Wind Robusto (Pony)….

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Episode 63: Smoking with the Evil 3mpire Cigar 5ociety

I sit down with Joe from Evil 3mpire Cigar 5ociety at Prime Cigars in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Joe and I have a great conversation that covers a wide array of topics. We get to know Joe and how he started his cigar journey before getting to know what the Evil 3mpire Cigar 5ociety is all about….

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Cigar Review: RoMa Craft Neanderthal and the Evolution of Pepper

I remember asking my local B&M for a peppery cigar recommendation in 2017 and was directed to this cigar. Flash-forward 4 years later, I finally was able to get my hands on a box to smoke through and review. I remember the strength and complexity of the cigar, along with the nerdiness of a name…

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