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box-cigarsIn the Blog section you will find all things Bodega.  Reviews, suggested pairings, what we’re up to and the thoughts and musings from our Bodega writers.  If you’d like to write for Bodega let us know.  Enjoy!

 

 

 

Vinyl, an old medium, for music listening

Posted by on Mar 23, 2014

Vinyl, an old medium, for music listening

For this installment of the blog I am going to deviate from craft ales and cigars and focus on a hobby that will compliment the enjoyment of these two crafts, music! Music is something that I am very passionate about and have been consumed by since before I can remember. The types of music, the... read more

Review: Bodega Reunión Aperitivo Double Robusto (5 x 54)

Posted by on Mar 21, 2014

Review: Bodega Reunión Aperitivo Double Robusto (5 x 54)

Wrapper: Nicaraguan Jalapa Habano Binder: Nicaraguan Filler: Nicaraguan Jalapa and Condega Price: $10 Rating: 9/10 Cigars Smoked: 1   Pre-light draw reveals an earthy essence.  Slightly less than perfect draw but a touch up cut opens it up nicely. Immediately after lighting up I am hit with... read more

The Bourbon Corner

Posted by on Mar 18, 2014

The Bourbon Corner

A while ago I was asked to contribute to a bourbon page on this site. Needless to say, that has not happened as frequently as initially intended. My apologies. I was thinking about this as I was walking up #15 at the golf course I play at in Vancouver, BC. It was foggy and rainy and I was thinking... read more

YES! White wine can be paired with cigars!

Posted by on Mar 13, 2014

YES! White wine can be paired with cigars!

If you ask a cigar aficionado what kind of drink pairs well with cigars they will likely answer: Scotch, cognac, wine, coffee, beer or water. More specifically, when it comes to wine, Oaky red wine or Port wine is usually mentioned since they are often associated with having a “dark fruit and... read more

Socializing the Love of Craft Ales

Posted by on Mar 12, 2014

Socializing the Love of Craft Ales

Variety, a great thing, but a burden at other times…you walk into any store and they give you tons of choices, because choice is good. Well yes and no, the fact a person is overloaded, the brain goes enough..and either makes a poor choice or no choice at all. In the world of craft ales we... read more

Bodega and ICON MANN: Power 50 Pre-Oscar Dinner

Posted by on Mar 9, 2014

Bodega Premium Blends is proud to have been the official host of the post-cigar lounge at ICON MANN’s 2nd Annual Power 50 Pre-Oscar Dinner.  The evening celebrated the trailblazing accomplishments of Black Men. This year’s Power 50 celebration set in the Harlem Renaissance era, brought... read more

The Wild Ride Continues…

Posted by on Mar 3, 2014

The Wild Ride Continues…

As I mentioned in my last post stay tuned it’s going to be a wild ride. Fortunately, during our trip to Auburn in the end of January, we were able to find a house that we both fell in love with.  We moved into a 113 year old Victorian.  The home had been vacant for several months and as far as... read more

Bodega Reunion Aperitivo by Newb

Posted by on Mar 2, 2014

Bodega Reunion Aperitivo by Newb

Brand: Bodega Premium Blends Wrapper: Nicaraguan Habano Claro Binder: Nicaraguan Filler: Nicaraguan (Jalapa and Condega) Strength: Medium – Full Size: Double Robusto 5.0 x 54 Price: $11.00   Bodega Premium Blends (BPB) has entered the cigar industry as the newest addition to House of Emilio’s... read more

E-Cigarettes are Becoming a Practical Option

Posted by on Feb 26, 2014

E-Cigarettes are Becoming a Practical Option

It’s no secret that a significant percentage of the population smokes cigarettes.  It’s also no secret that, in recent years, those individuals have been shunned like lepers because of their choice.  Smoking restrictions have become increasingly stringent, even going so far as to restrict smoking... read more

Cigar Nubs: Bodega Reunión Digestivo Review

Posted by on Feb 26, 2014

Cigar Nubs: Bodega Reunión Digestivo Review

Brand: Bodega Premium Blends Country: Nicaragua Size: Corona Gorda – 5.5 x 46 Wrapper: Mexican San Andres Price: $10.00 No. Smoked: 1   The Label Factor: According to the Bodega Premium Blends website, the Reunión line is designed around fellowship – gathering, connectedness and friendship. ... read more