Winter Beer and Cigar Pairings

Winter is coming! Or, as those from Buffalo, New York are more than happy to tell you, winter is already here with a vengeance! When the snow starts coming down there’s only one thing to do, retreat indoors with a heat source like a fireplace and get toasty. You can also do the Cheaphumidors.com method […]

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Pairing Cigars and Beer

March has arrived and it’s that time of year where everything suddenly becomes green. I’m not talking about spring, but rather the most green of all holidays – St. Patrick’s Day! Before you go out for the grand Irish tradition of binge drinking this St. Patty’s Day, you should pick out a tasty cigar to […]

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Yuengling – Big Real Big

Pennsylvania is home to many things. For instance Midgetville. It’s exactly what you think it is. A small town, mini houses, short shrubs, tiny mailboxes and, of course, little people. Are you a fan of the Three Stooges? Pennsylvania is home to The Stoogeum, “the world’s first and only museum of Three Stooges memorabilia. Containing […]

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Shaken, Not Stirred: Belgian White from Lighthouse Brewing

“Do you feel lucky? Well, do ya, punk?” If you do, you might still be able to find a couple of bottles of this tasty little sucker. Nothing goes down smoother on a warm autumn evening that this offering from Lighthouse. Snap open a bottle and you’ll get a whiff of apples, Mother Earth, cloves […]

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Shaken, Not Stirred: Snip and Sip, VB in America

For those who have been down-under, you’ve most likely quaffed a Victoria Bitter beer. Until just recently, you’d have to cross the border to our northern neighbors to get one. Nowadays, thanks to Molson in Canada and Miller Brewing in the States, you can get it in America. But there’s a back-story to VB. Back […]

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Shaken, Not Stirred: All Hail Red Robin!

“Nothing says Oktoberfest better than a beer, so I incorporated the fun spirit of Red Robin into this innovative milkshake,” said Donna Ruch, master mixologist with Red Robin.  “Now, our guests don’t have to choose between a beer or a shake to go with their burger. They can have the very best of both in […]

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Shaken, Not Stirred: What is a “Session Beer?”

Well, probably one way to look at a session beer is to think of it in terms of alcohol content. Typically under 5%. That’s why we recommend it to enjoy with a long-lasting cigar. You can smoke and have a couple of session beers without falling off the stool. One myth is that back during […]

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Shaken, Not Stirred: Flower Power India Pale Ale

Pluck a cheroot from the humidor and get ready for one of the best India Pale Ales ever brewed. We’re talking about taking a hit from a bottle of Flower Power India Pale Ale from the Ithaca Beer Company. Sure, it’s hard to imagine walking around with a hippie-labeled beer in one hand, a belvedere […]

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Shaken, Not Stirred: What About a Hoppus Maximus?

This award-winning beer is amber ale brewed by the Thirsty Dog Brewing Company. The company hails from the same city that brought us the rock band Devo – Akron, Ohio. It goes well with your run-of-the-mill Figurados and a verse of “Whip It.” Once you flip off the cap and tilt the bottle toward your […]

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