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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!

 

 

 

Digestivo Double Robusto – Review by Rob

Posted by on Dec 3, 2013

Digestivo Double Robusto – Review by Rob

As someone who enjoys a good cigar – and is capable of telling you when I smoked a good cigar – the art of tasting and identifying flavor profiles is still a work in progress.  It’s not uncommon for me to read a review and scratch my head and wonder: “I just smoked that... read more

Craft Ales – Dogish Head 75 Minute IPA

Posted by on Dec 3, 2013

Craft Ales – Dogish Head 75 Minute IPA

Today we are going to discuss one of my two passions for the first entry; craft ales.  The craft beer industry is large and very passionate, what we will talk about today is a beer that is seasonal and great. Dogish Head 75 Minute IPA Before we get into this great ale and what it goes well with,... read more

The Cigar Community, And The Characters Who Make It Great

Posted by on Dec 3, 2013

The Cigar Community, And The Characters Who Make It Great

In my short time on this Earth, I have been part of many clubs, groups and communities. I have been on numerous swim teams, spent many years in a USA judo club, was part of a very close group of editors for my school newspaper, and at work, I am a founding member of what became known company wide... read more

Reunión Digestivo – Review

Posted by on Dec 3, 2013

Reunión Digestivo – Review

Corona Gorda 5.5 by 46 Pairing for this review: Maker’s Mark Whisky As a longtime cigar smoker and aficionado, I’ve often been asked by friends to provide my insight on a specific cigar brand or line.  The usual “what are you getting from fill in the blank” was never a difficult thing to... read more

The Birth of Cigar_G

Posted by on Dec 3, 2013

The Birth of Cigar_G

 While most of you know my good friend @Cigar_G from his Twitter account, I have had the unique pleasure of watching him and his partners turn a passion for cigars in to what you now see and experience, BPB Cigars. As I sat on @Cigar_G’s stoop, many a evenings, enjoying one of the countless... read more

Bourbon & Cigars

Posted by on Dec 3, 2013

Bourbon & Cigars

Bourbon and cigars share numerous similarities that can help enhance one another. The flavours, scents and strength of either one can work together or play off of each other other.  For example, the caramel and wood flavours in bourbons can help to bring out other complexities in the cigar that... read more

Bodega Blogger

Posted by on Dec 3, 2013

Bodega Blogger

When G asked my to write a monthly “column” for the Bodega Premium Blends website I didn’t hesitate to say yes. When I asked G what he envisioned, from a content stand point, all he said was “think of a lifestyle column you can focus on cigars, booze, cars, sports or politics.”... read more

To Review or not Review

Posted by on Dec 3, 2013

To Review or not Review

…That is the question. The cigar industry, being full of the passionate people it boasts, is of course filled with those whose opinion resonates with those who wish to be informed. It’s not much different from reading about your favorite tech gadget or movie online. All have their critics... read more

For The Love Of Cigars

Posted by on Dec 3, 2013

For The Love Of Cigars

For my first blog on BPB, Gino AKA G, asked me to write about what I loved most about the cigar industry. I figured this would be pretty simple, but it turns out it was more daunting than I expected. There are so many things to focus on and I had trouble figuring out where to start. You are... read more

Brother Of The Leaf?

Posted by on Dec 3, 2013

Brother Of The Leaf?

So naturally, we have all heard the term BOTL & SOTL. We all have a general understanding of it’s meaning or at least what it means to us and we go from there. I ask this sincerely, what is a BOTL? Who has the right answer and who came up with the term? Once this is broken brown, in... read more