The autumn is upon us and the cool, crisp weather makes for the perfect environment to enjoy certain cigars. Before the winter makes it tough to relax outside, now is the perfect time to sit back and enjoy nature’s colors with a cigar in hand. If you’re looking for the perfect smoke to compliment that fall feeling, take some time to browse our top picks for autumn cigars.
With the Tabak Especial Dulce, Drew Estate has taken flavor-packed Nicaraguan tobaccos and infused them with rich coffee flavor. The Dulce is also draped them in a creamy Connecticut Shade wrapper that makes for a smooth smoke. This combination of espresso-flavored filler tobacco and a creamy wrapper makes for a luscious way to enjoy a brisk fall day.
Rocky Patel’s Number 6 series has enjoyed rave reviews from the top names in cigars. The Corona is characterized by a slim 44-ring gauge and a surprisingly sweet flavor. With notes of coffee, sweet spice, and caramel, this stick makes for the perfect treat for yourself when it’s time to unwind with a fall cigar.
Padron’s Serie 1926 Number 1 Maduro has become a flagship blend for the line, and it’s easy to see, or rather taste, why. The Number 1 Maduro offers surprising smoke output for a mellow to medium-bodied cigar, and tons of taste. Using premium Nicaraguan tobaccos that have been aged for five years, this smoke delivers flavor notes of espresso and chocolate, punctuated with pepper.
If you’re looking for something a little less sweet, the Edicion Especial Number 2 is a medium to full-bodied smoke with toasty flavor notes to fend off any autumn chill. Along with flavors like cedar and leather, this La Aroma de Cuba cigar offers plenty of strength as opposed to the smoother smokes of summer.
Those who need a full-strength cigar for their fall festivities may want to go with the Alec Bradley Black Market Esteli. Even more bold than the original Black Market series, this potent blend combines an earthy spiciness with a sweet aroma for a supremely satisfying smoke. Try the Torpedo, which earned a 93 from Cigar Aficionado.
Pair your autumn cigars with coffee, spirits, or maybe just a football game. No matter how you choose to spend these fleeting fall days, chances are good that it could be made even better with the right cigar.