Sharing Our Pairings Episode 116 Vegas Cubanas by Don Pepin Garcia

August 17, 2017

Some technical issues with this episode, the first part of the episode was lost and unrecoverable.

Tripp welcomes special guest co-host Jason as they sit down with Barry Stein and the recently re-launched Vegas Cubanas by Don Pepin Garcia.

Tripp is pairing a Don Pepin Garcia Vegas Cubanas Corona with:

  • Wiggly Bridge Small Barrel Bourbon
  • Full Sail Hop Shooter IPA
  • Brugal 1888 14 Year Dominican Rum

Jason is pairing a Don Pepin Garcia Vegas Cubanas Toro with:

  • Crater Lake Spirits Rye Whiskey
  • Breakside Brewery Pilsner
  • Colonel E.H. Taylor Small Batch Bourbon

Barry is pairing a Don Pepin Garcia Vegas Cubanas Corona with:

  • Kirk & Sweeney Rum
  • Glenfiddich Project XX
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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 115 - Davidoff Late Hour

August 3, 2017

Surgeon and Tripp sit down with the brand new Davidoff Late Hour.

Surgeon is pairing a Davidoff Late Hour Toro

  • Nikka Coffey Grain Whisky
  • Glenfarclas 2002 The Family Cask
  • Yoichi 10 Japanese Whisky

Tripp is pairing a Davidoff Winston Churchill Late Hour Toro with:

  • Inchgower 1982
  • Glenfarclas 2002
  • Glenrothes 1975
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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 114 - Neon Tiger

July 27, 2017

Surgeon and Tripp sit down with this very exclusive cigar from Black Label Trading Company / Black Works Studio. Let's see how the Neon Tiger pairs!

Surgeon is pairing a BLK WKS Studio Neon Tiger with:
Lug-Tread Lagered Ale - Beau's Brewery
Original - Innis & Gunn
Thirsty Beaver Amber Ale - Tree Brewing Co.

Tripp is pairing a BLK WKS Studio Neon Tiger with:
Havana Club Seleccion de Maestros
Ardbeg 10 Year
Dino S'mores - Off Color Brewing

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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 113 - El Gueguense Maduro

July 20, 2017

Surgeon and Tripp do a short update on what it's like being back from the IPCPR. They sit down with one of the hot cigars from the show, the El Gueguense Maduro from Foundation Cigar Company.

Surgeon is pairing a El Güegüense Maduro Corona Gorda with:
Nicaraguan Eagle bourbon barrel aged coffee - Layne Coffee
Black Butte XXVII 27th Birthday Reserve, Imperial Porter - Deschutes Brewery
18 Year Old Limited Edition Scotch Whisky, Cask 2003 for Kensington Wine Market - The Arran

Tripp is pairing a El Güegüense Maduro Corona Gorda with:
The Glenlivet 12 Years
Havana Club 7
Frootwood - Founders Brewing

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IPCPR 2017 Las Vegas - Hamlet Paredes with the Tabaquero

July 13, 2017

Watch Hamlet roll a lancero, one of the hardest vitolas to roll, as he describes to Tripp the Tabaquero, including the new milder blend.

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IPCPR 2017 Las Vegas - Rocco with Leadslingers Whiskey

July 13, 2017

Rocco from Leadslingers Whiskey tells Tripp about the three types of Whiskey they currently have available in 11 states.

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IPCPR 2017 Las Vegas - John Drew Brands

July 12, 2017

Cigar Federation's Tripp brings you Jonathon Drew from the new John Drew Brands. The discussion starts out with the Brixton Mash, a bourbon and rum mix with an international flair, they then move on to the Dove Tale Rum, a Floridian rum aged in bourbon barrels.
J.D. also passionately discusses the experienced leaders of the John Drew Brands

and of course normal shenanigans!

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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 112 - Mombacho Tierra Volcan

July 6, 2017

Surgeon and Tripp sit down with a Mombacho Tierra Volcan, and they bring along special guest Rob Rasmussen from Mombacho.

Surgeon is pairing a Mombacho Tierra Volcan Grande
Squeeze by Village Brewery
Miyagikyo 15 Japanese whisky by Nikka Whisky Distilling
Glenfarclas 105 Cask Strength Single Highland Malt scotch

Tripp is pairing a Tierra Volcan Classico with:
3-Way IPA - Fort George Brewery
Akashi - Eigashima Shuzo
Estate Bottled 3 Year Rye - Willett

Robby is pairing a Tierra Volcan Fino with:
Big Wave Golden Ale
Green Spot Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey
Mirabelle Brut Rose Sparkling Wine

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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 111 - Crowned Heads TAA and Rum

June 29, 2017

Surgeon and Tripp sit down with TAA from Crowned Heads & Rum. Special guest Barry Stein from The Cigar Authority joins them.

Surgeon is pairing a Crowned Heads The Angel's Anvil 2016 with:

  • Ron Cubay 10 Year Reserva Especial rum
  • Ron Zacapa Centenario Sistema Solera 23 rum
  • Havana Club Seleccion de Maestros rum

Tripp is pairing a Crowned Heads The Angel's Anvil 2016 with:

  • Brugal 1888 Gran Reserva
  • Havana Club 7 Year
  • Flor de Cana 7 Year

Barry is pairing a Crowned Heads The Angel's Anvil 2017 with:

  • Zaya Gran Reserva 12 Year rum
  • Zafra Master Reserve 21 Year rum
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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 110 - Coffee, Coffee, Coffee 2.0

June 21, 2017

Surgeon and Tripp sit down with the Drew Estate Tabak Especial and some appropriate coffee pairings.

Surgeon is pairing a Tabak Especial Negra with:
Kilbeggan Irish Whiskey
Xocoveza Winter Spiced Mocha Stout by Stone Brewing
Glenfiddich 15 Year Old Solera Cask

Tripp is pairing an Nica Rustica Red Eye Short Robusto with:
Nicaragua El Dorado - Layne Coffee
Cold Brew IPA - Rogue Ales & Spirit
Black House Coffee Stout - Modern Times Beer

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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 109 - Spotlight on Nica Rustica

June 8, 2017

Surgeon and Tripp sit down to see what pairs with the Nica Rustica from Drew Estate.

Surgeon is pairing a Nica Rustica 'Belly' with:
The Yamazaki 12 Year Old Single Malt Whisky by Suntory
Dead Guy Ale by Rogue Ales & Spirits
Oyster Stout by Porterhouse Brewing

Tripp is pairing an Nica Rustica Short Robusto with:
Aooni IPA - Yo-Ho Brewing
Willett Estate Bottled 3 Year Rye
Bomb! - Prairie Artisan Ales

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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 108 - Dark Edition

June 1, 2017

Surgeon and Tripp sit down with a Joya de Nicaragua Antano Dark Corojo and some appropriately dark pairings.

Surgeon is pairing a Joya de Nicaragua Antano Dark Corojo with:
Wilson & Morgan Barrel Selection 18 Year Old Single Malt form Tobermory Distillery
Black Chocolate Stout by Brooklyn Brewery
Octomore Edition: 7.1 by Bruichladdich

Tripp is pairing a JdN Antano Dark Corojo El Martillo with:
Oban 14 Year
Barrel Aged Ten Fidy - Oskar Blues
Octomore 6.1 - Bruichladdich

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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 107 - Are You Not Entertained

May 18, 2017

Surgeon and Tripp sit down with enormous Asylum 13 Eighty (6" x 80 ring gauge, and 7x70). They'll be joined by special guest Barry Stein from The Cigar Authority podcast.

Surgeon is pairing an Aslyum 13 'The Eighty' with:
Green Label by Johnnie Walker
Guardians' Chapter by The Glenlivet
Orkney Bere Barley by The Arran

Tripp is pairing an Asylum 13 'The Seventy' with:
Eigashima Akashi
Jonnie Walker The Spice Road
Elijah Craig Small Batch

Barry is pairing an Asylum 13 TAA Box Pressed Exclusive with:
Wiggly Bridge Small Barrel Bourbon
Glenfiddich 14 Year Bourbon Barrel Reserve

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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 106 - Quesada Oktoberfest in May

May 11, 2017

Surgeon and Tripp sit down with the 2016 Quesada Oktoberfest release, Dominican Republic version.

Surgeon is pairing a Oktoberfest 2016 The Bavarian with:

Tripp is pairing a Oktoberfest 2016 Das Boot with:

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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 105 - All Out Kings

April 20, 2017

Surgeon and Tripp sit down with the All Out Kings collaborative blending release from Willy Herrera and Robert Caldwell.

 

Surgeon is pairing a All Out Kings SMASH with:

  • 18 Year Extremely Rare scotch whisky - Glenmorangie 
  • Americano Stout - Stone Brewing 
  • Small Batch 12 Year bourbon - Elijah Craig

Trippy is pairing a All Out Kings SMASH with:

  • The Yamazaki 12
  • Bull Run Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • Beer For Breakfast - Dogfish Head
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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 104 - Sobremesa And Whisky

April 13, 2017

Surgeon and Trippy Trent sit down to pair a Sobremesa from Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust with some whiskies.

Surgeon is pairing a Sobremesa Short Churchill with:
The Macallan 12
Scotch Malt Whisky Society 3.217 'A delicatessen shopping basket'
Scotch Malt Whisky Society 31.27 'Bold sailor's dram'

Trippy Trent is pairing a Sobremesa Robusto Largo with:
Oban 14
High West 36th Vote Barreled Manhattan
Laphroaig 10

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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 103 - Spotlight on Black Works Studio

April 6, 2017

Surgeon and Tripp sit down to pair the Green Hornet from Black Label Trading Company with some tasty stouts.

Surgeon is pairing a Black Works Studio Green Hornet with:
Hazelutely Choctabulous by Rogue Ales & Spirits
Chipotle Chili Porter by Mikkeller Brewery Company

Trippy Trent is pairing a Black Works Studio Green Hornet with:
Tough Love by Crux Fermentation Project
Opacus Oatmeal Stout by StormBreaker Brewing

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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 102 - Habanos Edicion Limitada

March 30, 2017

Surgeon just returned from a trip to Cuba, so he and Tripp "Trent" are pairing with the Ramon Allones Club Allones Edicion Limitada 2015

Pairing a Pairing a Ramon Allones Club Allones Edition Limitada 2015 with:
Ron Cubay Reserva Especial 10 Year

Trippy is pairing a Ramon Allones Club Allones Edition Limitada 2015 with:
Havana Club Añejo 7 Años

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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 101 - Spotlight on La Flor Dominicana

March 23, 2017

Surgeon and Tripp "Trent" are back after a bit of a hiatus. Fresh from Nicaragua they are focused on pairing a La Flor Dominicana.

Surgeon is pairing a La Flor Dominicana La Nox Toro with:
Oud Bruin Hip Hops - Brouwerij ’t Verzet
No Hero Oatmeal Stout - Evil Twin Brewing
La Debauche Cognac Barrel

Tripp is pairing a La Flor Dominicana Petite La Nox with:
Imperial Biscotti Break - Evil Twin Brewing
Death By Coconut - Oskar Blues Brewery
Hopped Bourbon Cask Ale - Innis & Gunn

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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 100 - Cien Celebracion

February 16, 2017

Sharing Our Pairings started on Jun 11, 2014 and now we celebrate 100 episodes.

Surgeon and Tripp are pairing Liga Maestro Hermosos.
Surgeon is pairing with:
SMWS 29.150 Hand rolled Cuban cigars
Eclipse Imperial Stout 2014 Red Wax (Four Roses)

Tripp is pairing with:
Breakside Brewing Bourbon Barrel-Aged Salted Caramel Stout
Deschutes Brewing The Abyss 2016

Rob is pairing a Liga Maestro Doble Robusto with:
Jolly Rodger Imperial Coffee Porter from Drake's Brewing Company
Woodford Reserve Brandy Cask Finish

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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 99 - Spotlight on Arturo Fuente

February 2, 2017

Surgeon and Tripp "Trent" sit down to pair some Arturo Fuente cigars with Japanese whisky. This will be a short pour episode!

Surgeon is pairing an Arturo Fuente Gran Reserva Flor Fina 8-5-8 with:

  • Nikka Pure Malt White

Tripp is pairing pairing a Arturo Fuente Don Carlos Robusto with:

  •  Eigashima Akashi
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Sharing Our Pairings - Spotlight on My Father Cigars

January 26, 2017

Surgeon sits down with Tripp, who is just back from the Puro Sabor festival in Nicaragua. 

Surgeon is pairing a Don Pepin Garcia Series JJ Maduro with:

Tripp is pairing a My Father Robusto No. 1 with:

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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 97 - Top 25 Cigar of 2016 Pairing

January 12, 2017

Surgeon and Tripp "Trent" sit down to pair one of Surgeon's Top 25 cigars of 2016!

Surgeon is pairing a Warped Maestro del Tiempo 5205 with:
Knob Creek Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Small Batch 9 Year
Adelphi Selection Bunnahabhain 24 Year
Deep Space Foreign Extra Stout - Fabryka Piwa

Tripp is pairing a Warped Maestro del Tiempo 5205 with:
Elijah Craig Small Batch
Johnnie Walker The Spice Road
Even More Jesus - Evil Twin Brewing

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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 96 - Dreaming of a Joya Black Christmas

December 29, 2016

Surgeon and Tripp sit down to pair the new Joya de Nicaragua Black Nocturno.

Surgeon pairs with:
Aberlour 10 Year
DoubleWood 12 Year - The Balvenie
Cù Bòcan - Tomatin

Tripp pairs with:
Scotch Barrel Aged Imperial Brown - pFriem Brewing
Barrel Aged Top 'O The Feckin Morning - Feckin Irish Brewing
Old Weller Antique

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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 95 - Winter Spice Pour Edition

December 22, 2016

Surgeon and Tripp sit down to pair some winter spice ales and Illusione cigars!

Surgeon is pairing an Illusione Ultra Op. No. 3 with:
Winter Spice Ale, Brewmaster's Limited Edition - Big Rock Brewery

Tripp is pairing an Illusione 88 with:
Sleigh'r Winter Ale - Ninkasi Brewing Company

 

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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 94 - Who Let The Dogs Stout

December 16, 2016

Surgeon and Tripp sit down to pair some stouts with Epic Habano cigars.

Surgeon is pairing with:
Obsidian Stout - Deschutes Brewery
No Hero - Evil Twin Brewing
Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout - North Coast Brewing Co.

Tripp is pairing with:
Pirate Stout - Santiam Brewing
TenFidy - Oskar Blues Brewery
Dragon's Milk - New Holland Brewing

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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 93 - Winter Smokey Smoke

December 15, 2016

Surgeon and special guest co-host Tripp sit down with some Neanderthal HN cigars from RoMa Craft and whisky.

Surgeon pairs with:
Kilchoman 10th Anniversary
Laphroaig Quartercask
Ardbeg Ardbog

Tripp pairs with:
Oban 14
Laphroaig 10
Octomore 6.1

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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 92 - ‘MURICA

November 24, 2016

Surgeon is back with a special guest co-host. They'll sit down and pour a truly American spirit; bourbon!

Surgeon pairs the Civil Disobedience from Moyo Ruiz Cigars with:

  • Elijah Craig 12 Year Small Batch
  • Knob Creek Small Batch 9 Year
  • Woodford Reserve Distillers Select

Tripp pairs a Florida Sun Grown LE Trunk Pressed Toro with:

  • Climax Moonshine
  • 2Bar Bourbon
  • Booker's Bourbon
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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 91 - Go Big, Or Go Home. Farewell Robby.

November 10, 2016

Surgeon and Rob sit down to pair the Collective cigar from Cigar Federation. This will be Rob's farewell Sharing Our Pairings show.

Surgeon is pairing a Collective with:

  • Taketsuru Pure Malt 21
  • Scotch Malt Whisky Society 31.27 Bold sailor's dram
  • Aberlour A'Bunadh Batch 37

Rob is pairing a Collective with:

  • Stranahan's Snowflake 2015
  • Pappy Van Winkle's Family Reserve 20 Years Old
  • Hibiki 12
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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 90 - Beer, Bourbon, Broadleaf

November 3, 2016
Surgeon and Rob sit down with the Tabernacle from Foundation Cigar Company. 

Surgeon is pairing a Tabernacle Lancero with:
  • Stranger Than Fiction - Collective Arts Brewing
  • Woodford Reserve Distiller's Select
  • Arran Limtied Edition 18 YO

Rob is pairing a Tabernacle Toro with:
  • Imperial Biscotti Break by Evil Twin Brewing
  • Angel's Envy Rye Finished in Rum Barrels
  • Ten FIDY by Oskar Blues Brewing
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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 89 - Spotlight on Recluse 2.0

October 27, 2016
Surgeon and Rob sit down with another Recluse Amadeus lancero, but this time its the Connecticut Shade!

Surgeon is pairing a Recluse Amadeus Connecticut Shade Lancero with:
  • La Divine Comedie by Le Trou du Diable
  • Amrut Single Malt Whisky
  • Pinner Throwback IPA by Oskar Blues Brewery
Rob is pairing a Recluse Amadeus Connecticut Shade Lancero with:
  • Blazing World - Modern Times Brewing
  • Epic Pilsner - Sufferfest Beer Company
  • Tomatin 1993 Single Cask
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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 88 - Pumpkin Pairings 3.0

October 20, 2016

Surgeon and Rob sit down with the Marital Law from Nomad Cigar Company. They'll be pairing some seasonal Pumpkin beers.


Surgeon pairs a Nomad Martial Law with:
  • Pumpkin Ale - Steamworks Brewing Company
  • The Lost Pumpkin Patch Ale - Canuck Empire Brewing
  • Lost Souls - Parallel 49 Brewing Company
Rob pairs a Nomad Martial Law with:
  • The Great Pumpkin - Elysian Brewing Company 
  • Harvest Ale - BarrelHouse Brewing Company
  • Black Pumpkin - Buffalo Bill's Brewery

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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 87 - Warped Whisky Wednesday

October 13, 2016
Surgeon is back with Rob as they sit down to pair a Warped cigar with a tasty selection of whiskies.

Surgeon pairs a Warped Futuro Selección Suprema with:
Yamazaki 12
The Dalmore Cigar Malt Reserve
The Benriach 12 Sherry Wood

Rob pairs a Warped Flor Del Valle Sky Flower with:
Taketsuru 21 Pure Malt
Aberfeldy 21
Arran 2004 Orkney Bere Barley
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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 86 - Firethorn and Whisk(e)y

October 6, 2016
Rob is joined by the fellas from Developing Palates sit down to do for the latest edition of SoP. They'll be pairing the Southern Draw Firethorn Code Duello with Whisk(e)y.

Rob is pairing a Southern Draw Firethorn Code Duello with:
Taketsuru Pure Malt
Old Weller Antique 107
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Sharing Our Pairings, Short Pour Edition Episode 85 - Spotlight on Foundry Cigars

September 29, 2016

Surgeon and Rob sit down to pair the newest release form Foundry Cigars, Time Flies 550. This episode is another short pour installment where they focus on a single beer paired with the cigar.

Surgeon pairs with a Four Surfers of the Apocalypso by Le Trou Du Diable,
Rob pairs with an Epidemic Ales Zombrew.
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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 84 - Quesada Oktoberfest 2.0

September 22, 2016
It's Oktoberfest time again! Surgeon and Rob sit down with special guest Terence Reilly of Quesada to pair an Oktoberfest and appropriate beers.

Surgeon pairs an Oktoberbest 2012 Das Boot with:
  • Ayinger Urweisse
  • Aecht Schlenkerla Fastenbier
  • Aecht Schlenkerla Urbock

Rob pairs a Quesada Oktoberfest Das Brauhaus 2016 with:
  • Oktoberfest Beer - Bell's Brewing
  • Oktoberfest - Sierra Nevada
  • Dead Ringer Oktoberfest - Ballast Point

Terence pairs with:
  • Ayinger Oktober Fest-Märzen
  • Samuel Adams Octoberfest
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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 83 - Spotlight on Crux Cigars

September 15, 2016

Surgeon and Rob sit down with a Crux Guild Corona and some scotch whisky.

Surgeon is pairing with:
  • "Too cool for school" 27.105 from Scotch Malt Whisky Society
  • Springbank 17 Sherry Wood
  • Octomore 06.1 Scottish Barley by Bruichladdich
Rob is pairing with:
  • Glenmorangie 18 Extra Rare
  • Oban Little Bay
  • Laphroaig Quarter Cask
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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 82 - Spotlight on CAO Consigliere

September 8, 2016

Surgeon and Rob sit down to pair the new CAO Consigiliere. 


Surgeon pairs with:

  • Dark and Stormy Cocktail
  • Smuggler Scotch Ale - Prohibition Brewing Co.
  • Elijah Craig 12 Year Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Rob pairs with:
  • Billionaire Cocktail
  • Bulleit Rye
  • Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier
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Sharing Our Pairings, Short Pour Episode 81 - Partagas Ramon Y Ramon and Wild Card

August 25, 2016

Cigar Surgeon sits down with guest co-host Aaron Loomis from Developing Palates to do a Short Pour Edition pairing. They'll be pairing the new Partagas Ramon Y Ramon from the IPCPR 2016 in Las Vegas.


Surgeon pairs with Cavatica Stout - Fort George Brewery.
Aaron pairs with GT Gose - Anderson Valley Brewing Company.
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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 80, Short Pour - Unicos and Wild Card Pairing

August 18, 2016

Surgeon and Rob sit down to do a Short Pour episode with a Unico UF-13 from Drew Estate and a wild card pairing.

Surgeon is pairing a Liga Privada Unico UF-13 with: San Sebastian Reposada Tequila
Rob is pairing a Liga Privada Unico UF-13 with: The Barista - Clown Shoes Brewing
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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 79 - Recluse And Red Ales

August 11, 2016
Surgeon and Rob are back from the IPCPR and they'll be pairing some Recluse lanceros and red ales. They're both pairing a Recluse Amadeus Habano Reserva Lancero.
Surgeon pairs with:
Evil Twin Bold Red IPA by Heretic Brewing
Thirsty Beaver Amber Ale by Tree Brewing Co.
Toro Red by Breakside Brewery

Rob pairs with:
Red Rocket Ale - Bear Republic
Better Off Red - Crux Fermentation Project
Station No. 1 Red Ale -  El Segundo Brewing Co.
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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 78 - Habanos & Scotch 2.0

July 21, 2016

Surgeon and Rob sit down for another round of Habanos pairing and some high end whiskies!


Surgeon is pairing a Ramon Allones Club Allones Edicion Limitada 2015. Rob is pairing a Ramon Allones Gordito de Allones Exclusivo Canada 2010. They both pair with a Littlemill 21 (First Release), Glenfiddich 30, Glenrothes 1975. In the "after dark" segment they talk about the IPCPR and what they're looking forward to for new cigars.
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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 77 - Anejo, Opus X & Japanese Whisky

July 14, 2016

Surgeon and Rob go big as they lead up to the IPCPR. They're pairing Opus X and Anejo from Arturo Fuente and somes Japanese whisky.


Surgeon is pairing an Opus X Fuente Double Corona with Taketsuru Pure Malt by Nikka Whisky Distilling, Toki by Suntory Whisky, Pure Malt Black by Nikka Whisky Distilling.
Rob is pairing an Anejo No. 46 with Yoichi 10, Hibiki 12, Miyagikyo 15.
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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 76 - Liga Maestro Lightweights vs. Heavyweights

July 7, 2016

Surgeon and Rob sit down to pair a Liga Maestro with some beers. Surgeon goes with the heavyweights and Rob goes with the lighweights!


Surgeon is pairing a Liga Maestro by Mombacho Cigars with:
  • Salted Caramel Stout by Breakside Brewery
  • Bitter Chocolate Oatmeal Stout by Stone Brewing
  • Ola Dubh 18 by Harviestoun Brewery
Rob is pairing a Liga Maestro by Mombacho Cigars with:
  • Cali Cöast from CaliCraft Brewing
  • Japonica Pils from Uncommon Brewers
  • Down to Earth Session IPA from 21st Amendment Brewing
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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 75 - Herrera Esteli and IPAs

June 30, 2016
Surgeon and Rob sit down to pair a Herrera Esteli with some IPAs. It's time to push this cigar blend to the limits and see how it performs. Unfortunately we had some audio issues testing a new platform.

Surgeon is pairing a Herrera Esteli Box Press Toro Especial Cabinet Selection with:
  • Endless IPA by Goose Island Beer Company
  • Big Daddy IPA by Speakeasy Ales and Lagers
  • Cold Brew IPA by Rogue Ales & Spirits
Rob is pairing a Herrera Esteli Lonsdale with:
  • Bell's Two Hearted Ale
  • Stone Enjoy By 7.4.16 IPA
  • Ruhstaller Test IPA 9.0
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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 74 - Spotlight on Southern Draw Cigars

June 22, 2016
Surgeon and Rob sit down with a QuickDraw Connecticut and special guest Robert Holt from Southern Draw Cigars. They'll be pairing some tasty beers.

They'll all be pairing a QuickDraw Connecticut Short Panatela with:

Surgeon is pairing:
  • Dageraad Blonde
  • Pesky Pig Pale Ale by Troubled Monk Brewery
  • Smoked Hefeweizen by Steel & Oak Brewing Co.
Rob is pairing:
  • Allagash White
  • Refuge Brewery Blood Orange Wit
  • Saint Archer White Ale
Robert Holt is pairing:
  • Rogue Dead Guy Ale 
  • Dogfish Head Burton Baton
  • Reverend Quadrupel 
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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 73 - Spotlight on L’Atelier

June 16, 2016
Surgeon and Rob sit down with some L'Atelier cigars and beer to try various pairings. 

Surgeon is pairing an L'Atelier Maduro La Mission 1959 with:
  • Innis & Gunn Lager
  • Odyssey Nitro Porter by Phillips Brewing Company
  • Ola Dubh 16 by Harviestoun Brewery

Rob is pairing a L'Atelier Event Only Robusto with:
  • Beer Camp Across America - Pat-Rye-Ot Revolutionary Pale Ale
  • Beer Camp Across America - Stout of the Union Robust Stout
  • Beer Camp Across America - Moxee-Moron Imperial Session IPA

In the after dark segment they talk looming FDA regulations, the CRA and what the expectations are going into the IPCPR show.
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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 72 - Pre-Prohibition Cocktails

June 9, 2016
Surgeon and Rob sit down with some pre-prohibition cocktails, and some Alec Bradley Tempus cigars from 2007. They talk about the FDA predicate date and how it relates to cigars.

Surgeon pairs: 
Ward Eight
Planet's Punch
Mamie Taylor

Rob pairs:
Whiskey Cocktail by Jerry Thomas, How To mix Drinks, 1862
Jack Rose Jacques Straub, Drinks, 1914
Negroni
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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 71 - Nomad Connecticut And Whisky

June 2, 2016

Surgeon and Rob sit down with the Nomad Connecticut Fuerte and line-up of whiskies. 


Surgeon is pairing a Nomad Connecticut Fuerte Corona with:
  • Aberlour A'Bunadh Batch 46
  • Scotch Malt Whisky Society 77.30
  • Nikka White Pure Malt Whisky
Rob is pairing a Nomad Connecticut Fuerte Robusto with:
  • Ichrio MRW
  • Miyagikyo 15
  • Taketsuru 21
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Sharing Our Pairings Episode 70 - Quesada 3.0 - The Kegerator

May 26, 2016

Surgeon and Rob sit down to revisit the newest release from Quesada Keg 2016 Edition in a Lonsdale vitola.

Surgeon pairs with:
  • Black Butte Porter by Deschutes Brewing
  • Flat Cap Stout by Tool Shed Brewing Co
  • Torpedo Extra IPA by Sierra Nevada Brewing Co
Rob pairs with:
  • Salted Caramel Stout by Breakside Brewery 
  • Sin Tax Imperial Peanut Butter Stout by Mother Earth Brew Company
  • Wild Turkey Bourbon Barrel Stout from Anderson Valley Brewing Co
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