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Enjoying a cigar along with your favorite drink goes hand in hand. By matching different beverage and cigar pairings, you can make your entire smoking experience even more satisfying. Get started with these great tips that will help you create some impressive cigar pairings, along with more experts’ suggestions from our beer and liquor pairing guides.

Find Cigars that Complement Your Favorite Drink

Pairing a cigar with the right beverage can kick your flavor experience up a notch or two. Imagine…sips of the citrusy notes from a craft IPA alternating with peppery vanilla puffs from a cigar. Or think of how a caramel-toffee whiskey and a rich, creamy cigar taste. Delicious, right?

But where do you start matching flavors? We’ve got you covered. Check out these pairing guides.

Cigar and Spirit Pairing Guide

Spirits don’t have to be top shelf to be enjoyable - this guide will take you through a variety of spirits at different price points and recommend cigars to complement whatever fills your glass.

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Cigar and Beer Pairing Guide

Beer and cigars go together on more occasions than just game night. Check out this guide to match your preferred brew with your current activity and get the cigar that will make your taste buds celebrate.

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How-To Videos

Famous Smoke Shop worked with their on-site mixologist from Leaf Cigar Bar to create some easy step-by-step video tutorials on creating some of the world’s most popular drink creations from start to finish. As an added bonus we worked with our Cigar Advisors to create some incredible cigar and mixed drink pairings that we know you will enjoy. So just click below to start your next pairing experience!

How to Make an Old Fashioned

Considered by many as one of the original cocktail creations, the Old Fashioned is a crowd-favorite when made correctly. Follow this simple recipe and match these intoxicating flavors with a Famous Smoke Shop exclusive Shadow King Cigar for even more indulgence.

How to Make a Mojito

The best Mojito is always made with fresh ingredients; the popularity of this drink has grown tremendously and for good reason. Make your own Mojito and pair it with a classic La Gloria Cubana Gilded Age Cigar for a next-level cigar and drink pairing.

How to Make a Manhattan

The Manhattan cocktail is a staple cocktail that any bartender will need to produce on the regular. Learn how to easily serve up this NYC classic with the Four Kicks Black Belt Buckle for a satisfying combination of flavors.

How to Make a Havana

The Havana cocktail or drink is a tasty selection from our master mixologist that will have you salsa dancing all night long. The mild tobacco flavors from the Olde Penn will no doubt enhance the classic flavors found in the Havana cocktail.

How to Make a Flaming Dr. Pepper

An extremely unique beer cocktail that can transform any light beer into resembling that all too familiar soda pop from your youth. Pairing this flavorful drink with the flavor bomb cigar known as the Inferno Flashpoint is a no-brainer.

How to Make a Dark and Stormy

If you have never tried a Dark and Stormy, then you are missing out! This is one of the tastiest rum cocktails available. Adding in the Oliva Baptiste cigar to complement the naturally sweet flavors of the dark rum make this combination out of this world.

How to Make a Cuba Libre

The Cuba Libre is also known by many as a rum and Coke. This cocktail is simple yet with the right ingredient ratio you can make sure it is perfect. Pair this classic drink with a La Gloria Cubana Serie RF to take your flavors to the next level.

How to Make a Bloody Mary

You too can create the ultimate Bloody Mary drink. With a few key ingredients, some great garnishes, and a Punch cigar, your next brunch cocktail party will be a stunning success.