Craft beer and Cigars

  • I have recently watched a video on the Cigar Aficionado web site. For years the Cigar iIdustry pushed Cigars with spirits or wine. I think it is great to finally see that the Cigar world is finally giving beer the respect it deserves. There are so many beer out there in the craft beer world that I am sure we can find a beer for every cigar made. Watch the video and if you know of any Cigars that pair well with certain beers PLEASE SHARE!!!

    http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid1312377041?bclid=1078629812&bctid=22060180001

5 comments
  • KajII
    KajII Ya I thought the same thing, I have been pairing Cigars with beer for years. Now maybe it will get some play in the mag.
    May 7, 2009
  • parrotheadkrm
    parrotheadkrm first off, let me say, cigars were my first love, I only recently got into beer. I disagree with a little of what they say, about matching the powerful taste of the cigar with a powerfully tasting beer. I found if you balence out the two, a lighter beer w...  more
    May 8, 2009
  • KajII
    KajII I agree a little with what you say, but I personally like hoppy beers with the right Cigar. I too have a love for Cigars and have for many years. Done quite a few Cigar events in the past. But I don't really like a heavy Cigar with a lite beer, it takes a...  more
    May 9, 2009
  • KajII
    KajII Todays pairing was a (PLC Torpedo Especial) with a (Leinenkugel Brewing Co. SUMMER SHADY) it matched really well. The Summer shady had a little citrus flavor which enhanced the peppery flavor of the cigar. Great match!!!!
    May 10, 2009