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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!

 

 

 

Truly Beautiful Boutique

Posted by on Dec 17, 2013

Truly Beautiful Boutique

Best Of The Best (Top 5 Boutique Cigars of 2013)   #5 Bodega Reunion Aperitivo *Natural Vitola *Corona Gorda 5.5 x 46 ( Newest Member to the House Of Emilio ) http://bpbcigars.com/ Aperitivo is Spanish for Apéritif. Featuring a Habana Wrapper from Jalapa Nicaragua, this Nica Claro... read more

Cold is not always better

Posted by on Dec 16, 2013

Cold is not always better

Temperature.. the devil is in the range! Sometimes when someone says “Pass me a cold one!” it may actually ruin the taste of the product. The science beyond the temperature has a lot to do with taste buds, if we serve you beer real cold, you will not be able to taste the product, because your... read more

Gs Top 13 of 2013

Posted by on Dec 15, 2013

Gs Top 13 of 2013

Putting together a top list for 2013 is no small task. Companies big and small are constantly striving to be better and they are definitely putting out great cigars year after year. The combination of great wrappers, binders and filler is astounding. For obvious reasons I’ve left out my... read more

W.C. Fields – Bio of a Great Comedian

Posted by on Dec 10, 2013

W.C. Fields – Bio of a Great Comedian

Whenever we think of famous people who smoke cigars, we immediately picture the most serious of men—Sir Winston Churchill, and why not? The man was so fond of smoking that he had actually had a type of cigar named after him, and cigars are a serious business, right? Maybe not so much!  This is the... read more

Bodega Launch Party: An Evening Of Family and Friends

Posted by on Dec 10, 2013

Bodega Launch Party: An Evening Of Family and Friends

When you think of a perfect evening doing what you love, what comes to mind? Well, if you’re a cigar smoker than I’d bet it all that you’re currently imagining exactly the type of evening I experienced on December 4th at the Bodega Premium Blends launch party. There were endless cigars, seemingly... read more

Beers and their glasses…

Posted by on Dec 9, 2013

Beers and their glasses…

Welcome back to another entry, this time we will be discussing glasses to enjoy different types of craft beers.  The increase in different types of ales and different palettes brings a whole new way of approaching your fine beverage. First we will start with the types of bottling methods. The two... read more

Phoenix/Scottsdale…the place to be from January to March

Posted by on Dec 8, 2013

Phoenix/Scottsdale…the place to be from January to March

It is no secret that Phoenix/Scottsdale is the place to be from January–March.   It is our season.  It is our time to shine. December brings us the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl but January kicks things off into high gear.  As you continue to read this you will see that the pun is completely 100%... read more

With Colder Temperatures…

Posted by on Dec 3, 2013

With Colder Temperatures…

Every cigar smoker dreads the time of year when sitting outside to enjoy your favorite blend means bundling up and plugging in heaters.  I’d like to think that with colder temperatures there is an opportunity to look on the bright side (or the warmer side) of things.  Don’t get me... read more

Digestivo Blend Review

Posted by on Dec 3, 2013

Digestivo Blend Review

Digestivo review double robusto: 5×54 Cigars smoked for this review: 3 Pairings for this review: Water, Cognac (Remy Martin X0), Coffee (Illy espresso) Favorite pairing: Coffee (Illy espresso). The cigar is draped in a beautiful Mexican San Andres wrapper that gives it a deep rich looking... read more

Reunión Aperitivo Toro 6×52 self portrait

Posted by on Dec 3, 2013

Reunión Aperitivo Toro 6×52 self portrait

Seems a little self-serving to review one’s own cigar. Well known fact though is the guys at Bodega Premium Blends are as much fans of cigars as they are brand owners. And so without being contrite, the goal here is not to award an actual score to the Reunión Aperitivo, (there are plenty of folks... read more