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This Week @ Best Cigar Prices: Gran Habano and Shotgun Ashtrays

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This Week @ Best Cigar Prices: Gran Habano and Shotgun Ashtrays

This Week @ Best Cigar Prices: Gran Habano and Shotgun Ashtrays

This week @ BCP Jeff Brown talks about our Spring Catalog cover deals and shows off the Alec Bradley Shotgun Ashtray.

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BCP Exclusive Cigars: Cirque

Jeff Brown introduces us to the BCP Exclusive: Cirque.

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This Week @ Best Cigar Prices: Romeo Nicaragua 505

  This Week @ Best Cigar Prices Jeff Brown introduces us to the new Romeo Nicaragua 505 cigars:  

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Zen & The Art Of Cigar Lighter Maintenance

Back in my BCP call center days there were a few recurring topics that I’d receive calls on weekly, without fail. Chief among those topics was Cigar Torch Lighter Maintenance. As convenient and efficient as most cigar torches are, they also require a little bit of know-how to keep them running smoothly, particularly if you’re […]

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5 U.S. Presidents Who Smoked Cigars

It’s not news that the climate for smokers in the U.S. has become a little less than welcoming in the past few years, but that doesn’t change the fact that cigar smoking is very much a part of our country’s history. In fact, almost half of our 45 U.S. presidents were BOTL (brothers of the […]

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5 More Cigar Tricks You Should Use Every Time You Light Up

It occurred to us that we may have skipped over a few of the more obvious, yet most essential cigar tricks in our last installment. So, here’s five more tricks to tuck up your sleeve as you continue on your quest for supreme stogie satisfaction:

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Cigar Aficionado Reveals Top 25 Cigars Of 2016 – #1 Cigar Of The Year

After much anticipation, Cigar Aficionado has finally unveiled their #1 Cigar of the Year. And the winner is…..   #1 – La Flor Dominicana Andalusian Bull Rating – 96 With its exaggerated figurado shape and 64 ring gauge foot, La Flor Dominicana’s Andalusian Bull commands your attention as soon as you lay eyes on it, but […]

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Cigar Aficionado Reveals Top 25 Cigars Of 2016 – #2, 3, & 4

Creeping ever closer to the announcement of the #1 cigar of the year, this morning Cigar Aficionado unveiled cigars chosen for the #2, 3, & 4 slots of their Top 25 for 2016.   #4 – E.P. Carrillo Seleccion Oscuro Piramides Royal  Rating – 94 A deliciously dark offering from master blender Ernesto Perez-Carrillo, the E.P. […]

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Cigar Aficionado Reveals Top 25 Cigars of 2016 – #5, 6, & 7

Continuing the suspenseful revelations, this morning C.A. released Top 25 Cigars of 2016 #’s 5, 6, & 7: #7 – Herrera Esteli Norteño  Robusto Grande  Rating – 94 Produced at La Gran Fabrica Drew Estate, Herrera Esteli Norteño combines extensively aged tobaccos from the Estelí and Jalapa growing regions of Nicaragua with a spicy Honduran […]

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Cigar Aficionado Reveals Top 25 Cigars of 2016 – #8, 9, & 10

The annual proceedings have begun and the fancy folks over at Cigar Aficionado have started to unveil their Top 25 Cigars of 2016, beginning with the revelation of #’s 8, 9, & 10 this morning:   #10 – Punch Gran Puro Santa Rita Rating – 93 Calling it a “love letter to Honduras,” the experts at […]

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BCP Exclusives: Flor d’ Crossier

Jeff Brown introduces the Flor d’ Crossier.

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What’s Up at BCP: November 28th 2016

Cyber Monday Deals, December Facebook Giveaway Preview and introducing Wednesday Smoke Sessions are highlights of this week at BCP. Follow us on Facebook

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Backwoods Cigars – Brand History & Overview

Machine-made right here in the USA, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Backwoods Original Wild and Mild Cigars made their national debut in 1981 and they’ve been a favorite for casual cigar smokers ever since. Marketed as a rugged smoke for the outdoorsman, Backwoods cigars airtight foil pouch and rustic look with its frayed end, tapered body, […]

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BCP Exclusives: Calderilla

Jeff Brown sings the praises of our BCP Exclusive Cigarillo, Calderilla

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What’s Up at BCP: November 21st 2016

Jeff Brown drops some tips on how to avoid Common Cigar Mistakes.

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BCP Exclusives: BCP Flavors

If you love flavored cigars, you’ll love the BCP Flavors series available only at Best Cigar Prices.

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What’s Up at BCP: November 14th 2016

Jeff Brown highlights some of the best gift packs on the market.

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Best Cigar Podcast: Episode 02 – Winter Smoking and the Holiday Spirit

In this episode of the Best Cigar Podcast, we break down the holiday gift giving process and hopefully give you some ideas for what to get those tricky co-workers or cousins on your list. Also, we give you some tips on how to winterize your humidor.  

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What’s Up at BCP: November 7th 2016

Jeff Brown introduces us to the Hoyo De Monterrey Edicion De Cumpleanos (which you’ve never seen at a price this cheap.)  

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BCP Pairing Sessions: #21: Fall Edition – Warm Spice on a Chili Night

BCP Pairing Sessions: #21: Fall Edition – Warm Spice on a Chili Night Beverage: Saison Cigar: Mild Burns Eats: Southwest Style Slow Cooker Chili Why It Works: There are few foods that people stake their reputations on as much as chili, and if you’re serving this Slow Cooker Southwest Style Chili, you won’t be embarrassed. […]

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Best Cigar Podcast: Episode 01 – Underrated Cigars, Cuba and the FDA

In this inaugural episode of the Best Cigar Podcast, we take a look at some of the most Underrated Cigars on the market and discuss the opening of Cuba and the recent FDA regulations.

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BCP Exclusives: Tempus Robolo by Alec Bradley

The highly rated Tempus Cigar by Alec Bradley is now available in this exclusive Robolo size at BCP.

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What’s Up at BCP: October 31st 2016

Never one to shy away from a good deal, Jeff Brown drops the Avo Classic Covers Vol 3 at unheard of closeout prices here at BCP.  

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BCP Pairing Sessions: #20: Fall Edition – Psycho Cider Goodness

BCP Pairing Sessions: #20: Fall Edition – Psycho Cider Goodness Beverage: Wassail Cigar: Straight Craziness Eats: Slow Cooker BBQ Short Ribs Why It Works: The leaves have not only turned, they are dropping like bodies in a slasher film. So, in the spirit of this boogeyman classic, we’re whipping up a tasty cider spiked punch that was […]

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What’s Up at BCP: October 24th 2016

Jeff Brown gets cryptic about the CAO Consigliere. I wonder why? Get the Consigliere

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BCP Exclusives: Aging Room Owner’s Reserve

Aging Room Cigars are known for making some of the best smokes on the market, and the BCP Exclusive Owner’s Reserve are no exception.

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BCP Pairing Sessions: #19: Fall Edition – Blood Sucker Surprise

BCP Pairing Sessions: #19: Fall Edition – Blood Sucker Surprise Beverage: Bloody Mary Cigar: Nicaraguan Heat Eats: Overnight Breakfast Casserole Why It Works: Sleep all day, party all night while this easy overnight breakfast casserole slowly cooks for you.   Recommended Nicaraguan Heat: Pura Sangre Nicaragua W: Viso Habano Colorado B: Viso Habano F: Jalapa, Esteli, and Condega […]

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What’s Up at BCP: October 17th 2016

Ever wonder about Barrel Aged Cigars? Jeff Brown gives us the lowdown on this popular aging technique.

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What’s Up at BCP: October 10th 2016

Jeff Brown introduces us to the Limited Edition MAO Cigar from Macanudo. Say it with me: “MAO!” Now doesn’t that feel good? Find this five country blend here: https://www.bestcigarprices.com/macanudo-mao-cigars/

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BCP Pairing Sessions: #18: Fall Edition – Low, Slow and Groovy

BCP Pairing Session: #18: Fall Edition – Low, Slow & Groovy Beverage: Margarita Cigar: Sumatran Boomsticks Eats: Beef Carnitas Why It Works: Making a tasty meal shouldn’t be more daunting than battling deadites, but sometimes recipes can be harder to understand than incantations from the book of the dead, so lets keep this pairing simple. The […]

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What’s Up at BCP: October 3rd 2016

This week at BCP, Jeff Brown introduces us to cigar legend Pepe Mendez and the ultra-premium Montecristo Pilotico cigar. Find the Montecristo Pilotico here: https://www.bestcigarprices.com/montecristo-pepe-mendez-cigars/

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BCP Pairing Sessions: #17: Fall Edition – Team Bisque

BCP Pairing Session: #17: Fall Edition – Team Bisque Beverage: Chardonnay Cigar: Dominican Maduros from the Deep Eats: Lobster Bisque Why It Works: If anyone gives you any lip over this pairing, raise your glass, swirl it around, and tell them to take note of the subtle hints of Go To Hell that can be […]

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What’s Up at BCP: September 26th 2016

  This week Jeff Brown discusses something new and exciting coming to BCP: Podcasts.  

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BCP Pairing Sessions: #16: Fall Edition – One More Thing

BCP Pairing Session: #16: Fall Edition – One More Thing Beverage: Belgian Pale Ales Cigar: Classic Connecticuts Eats: Slow Cooker Steak Fajitas Why It Works: The last thing you want to do when serving any form of steak is distract your tastebuds with something super strong, that’s why the smooth hops of Belgian Pale Ale works […]

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What’s Up at BCP: September 19th 2016

This week at BCP, Jeff Brown introduces us to the newest blend from Aging Room Cigars, the Solera. Find the Solera and all other Aging Room Cigars here: https://www.bestcigarprices.com/aging-room-cigars/

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BCP Pairing Session: #15: Fall Edition – All the Curry in the World

BCP Pairing Session: #15: Fall Edition – All the Curry in the World Beverage: IPA Cigar: Medium-Bodied Hondurans Eats: Slow-Cooker Chicken Curry Why It Works: If you’re going to pair curry, you’ll need some hops to cut through the spice, so find yourself a solid IPA and let those strong flavors duke it out. But […]

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What’s Up at BCP: September 12th 2016

This week at BCP, Jeff Brown goes closeout shopping and scores a rare Partagas. Does “Decadas” ring a bell?

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What’s Up At BCP: September 6th 2016

  This week Jeff Brown welcomes in Football Season with some cigar pairing suggestions and unveils his Superbowl predictions for 2017.    

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BCP Pairing Session: #14: Summer Edition – Midnight Express

BCP Pairing Session: #14: Summer Edition – Midnight Express Beverage: Irish Coffee Cigar: Dominican Cream Eats: Grilled Open-Faced S’mores Ice Cream Sandwich Why It Works: Coffee, Chocolate, Cigars, Ice Cream and Booze…do we really need to explain why this combination works?   Recommended Dominican Cream Cigars: Aging Room M356 Dominican Republic W: Dominican Habano Ligero B: Dominican […]

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Cigar 101: How to Taste a Cigar & Flavor Wheel (Infographics)

  Download    As mentioned in the above graphic, one very useful tool for identifying the flavors of a cigar is a flavor wheel. These helpful charts outline several common flavor descriptors (cocoa, earth, cedar, pepper, etc.) as grouped by core flavor components ( nuts, herbs and spices, woody, mineral, etc.) These can come in […]

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What’s up at BCP: August 29th 2016

This week Jeff Brown says goodbye to summer with his season’s end final smoke suggestions, and then hello to our new BCP logo. Find a cigar for all seasons here: https://www.bestcigarprices.com

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BCP Pairing Session: #13: Summer Edition – Late Summer Hero

BCP Pairing Session: #13: Summer Edition – Late Summer Hero Beverage: Golden Ale Cigar: Super Action Sticks Eats: Dijon & Brown Sugar Marinated Steak Why It Works: You can let the days get shorter while you transition into long sleeve autumn wear casually, or you can go buck wild with a savory steak marinate and firey […]

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What’s Up at BCP: August 22nd 2016

This week at BCP, Jeff Brown introduces us to the HF Barcelona Gelly Humidification Pouch .

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BCP Pairing Session: #12: Summer Edition – Dog Day Delicacy

BCP Pairing Session: #12: Summer Edition – Dog Day Delicacy Beverage: Jamaican Lager Cigar: Creamy Sweet Cameroons Eats: Sweet Chicken BBQ Why It Works: The number of weeks left in the summer is dwindling, so why not make them count. This Sweet Chicken BBQ sets your palate up perfectly for the Creamy Sweet Cameroons to stop […]

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What’s Up at BCP: August 15th 2016

It’s Mail Time this week, as Jeff Brown answers some questions from our customers. Got any cigar questions you’d like to have answered? Email them to [email protected] and we’ll address them in a future video!

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BCP Pairing Sessions: #11: Summer Edition – Budget Awesome

                                              BCP Pairing Sessions: #11: Summer Edition – Budget Awesome Beverage: Stout Cigar: Mild Nicaraguans Eats: Steak Sandwich with Caramelized Onions, Provolone & Balsamic Glaze Why It Works: The nutty, chocolate base of Stout beers […]

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What’s Up at BCP: August 8th 2016

As the new FDA Regulations on the cigar industry take effect, Jeff Brown summarizes what impacts this will have on you, the consumer.

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BCP Pairing Sessions: #10: Summer Edition – Keep It Simple Seafood

                                                        BCP Pairing Sessions: #10: Summer Edition – Keep It Simple Seafood Beverage: IPA’s Cigar: Dominican Smoke Monsters Eats: Grilled Spicy Salmon   Why it Works: The sweet and salty […]

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Our New Best Cigar Prices Logo!

As we approach our 20 year anniversary, we’re sprucing things up a bit here at BCP. After much consideration, reviewing many different design options, and thanks to your input, we’ve chosen a brand new company logo! Here’s a sneak peek:                               […]

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What’s Up at BCP: August 1st 2016

This week at BCP, Jeff Brown drops some less than subtle hints about the benefits of signing up to receive our emails. Take the first step here: https://www.bestcigarprices.com

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