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In the cigar realm, Cocoa Java signifies those cigars with a clear recognizable coffee or chocolate flavor. All of the cigars are top-rated, possess near flawless construction, and incorporate the signature flavors of the collection. Many of the cigars are wrapped in luxurious chocolatey maduro wrappers, as delicious to the appearance as it is to the taste.

 

While we have associated individual cigars with specific single malts and chocolates, by all means please experiment on your own. Everyone's taste preferences are unique, and we offer these pairings as a basis for your own experiences.

 

Click on the boxes below to go to the detail page with the individual single malt and chocolate pairings.

 

  

  

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Alec Bradley Prensado

Alec Bradley Select Cabinet Reserve

Alec Bradley Tempus Centuria

  
Released in early 2009, the Prensado is Alec Bradley's newest hit and their strongest cigar to date.  It is a box-pressed Cubanesque style cigar with a triple cap head and a brand new wrapper.  This cigar was built around the sweetness and strength of the Corojo 2006 wrapper and provides a rich, balanced, complex smoke
 
The careful selection of mid and upper priming tobaccos were hand picked to create the rich and balanced SCR line. Alec Bradley's Select Cabinet Reserve delivers smooth bold flavors derived from the fertile soils of family run farms in Honduras and Nicaragua. This limited yield, dark caramel colored wrapper, adorns a skillful selection of premium leaves from the valleys of Central America, creating a perfect union of balance and flavor.

 

Alec Bradley Tempus is made at the Raices Cubanas factory in Honduras. Tobacco is selected from a farm in the Trojes region of Honduras, and from Jalapa, Nicaragua.

 

This cigar is dark and attractive with an even draw and burn. The flavors are strong and spicy with some chocolate, cedar and a bit of sweetness.

  
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Ashton VSG Corona Gorda

Camacho Select 10th Anniversary Robusto

Camacho Triple Maduro

For those who desire a powerful and intoxicating flavor with a complex rich finish, look no further than the Ashton VSG. The VSG is blended exclusively for Ashton by Carlos Fuente Jr. using 4 to 5 year old aged Dominican tobacco taken from the finest and most fertile plants. The distinct flavor of VSG comes from its wrapper grown on a private estate in Ecuador. The result is the rich intoxicating wrapper which has made the Ashton VSG the most in demand cigar on the market today.  

Commemorating 10 years of growing authentic Corojo Seed tobacco, Camacho's Christian Eiroa brings you this smooth and creamy cigar.

 

With a medium to full bodied blend of all Corojo seed filler, binder and wrapper tobaccos, these cigars produce rich, complex flavors of leather, nuts and coffee. Add spicy notes of pepper on the finish and you have a truly classic Camacho cigar.

The Camacho Triple Maduro series is the first ever triple maduro cigar. It took almost a full year of blending five different maduro varieties before arriving at the perfect recipe.

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CAO Brazilia Lambada

Carlos Toraño Exodus 1959 Torpedo

Carlos Toraño Exodus 1959 50 Years

Filled with rich, smooth Nicaraguan tobacco, wrapped in divine dark brown Brazilian leaves, the Brazilia is the result of an arduous and victorious search, by CAO for the finest Brazilian wrapper tobacco. And it is a full-bodied masterpiece, rich with earth, coffee, nuts, and cream.

 Rated Top 5 Cigar of the Year by Cigar Aficionado in 2006! The Exodus 1959 commemorates the Exodus of expert Cuban cigar families and their impact on the cigar industry after the nationalization of all tobacco farms and cigar factories by the Cuban government in 1959. The Toraños were one of those families. This cigar has rich and bold flavors with a dynamic blend of tobaccos from five different countries. An anniversary cigar, this one is intended to remind us that adversity can be overcome with hard work and patience. 1959 was the year that the Toraño Family, among many others, were exiled from their homeland of Cuba and had to begin life anew.  As expatriated Cubans, they have since triumphed both as people and as creators of a new cigar industry in the countries where they settled. So the Exodus 50 Years is a celebration of that triumph and was released in 2009 as a part of the Toraño families "Our Roots Run Deep Tour". This cigar is the most full-bodied blend of the Exodus line, but with a subtle, natural sweetness and balance.
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Casa Magna Colorado Robusto

Coronado by La Flor

Diamond Crown Maximus

The Casa Magna line of cigars is the creation of two of the greatest minds in the cigar industry. Manuel Quesada and Nestor Plascencia have created this cigar and the Robusto even got Cigar of the Year for 2008 from Cigar Aficionado. The Casa Magna Robusto was rated a 92 in Cigar Insider and Cigar Aficionado. This Nicaraguan puro is a medium-full bodied joy to smoke. Hints of cocoa, coffee, and sweet cedar are presented by this very smooth smoke.

The Coronado is our first line of cigars, wrapped in Habano Sun-Grown Nicaraguan leafs. The filler is a blend of Dominican Sumatra and Piloto Cubano; the binder is Dominican Corojo, both in our farm in La Canela.

From its especially rich El Bajo Sungrown wrapper harvested on the Oliva family`s Ecuador plantation, to its superb Fuente-style craftsmanship, to its highly unique packaging and presentation, there has never been a cigar like Diamond Crown Maximus...ever! It has taken Carlos Fuente Jr. more than 3 years to develop this complex, fuller-bodied taste - but it was worth the wait.
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Don Pepin Garcia Cuban Classic 1979 Robusto

Don Pepin Garcia Series JJ Maduro

Drew Estate Liga Privada #9 Pabejo Oscuro

Made in Don Pepin Garcia's factory in Esteli, Nicaragua, the Cuban Classic, or Black Edition, is a Nicaraguan puro using a Corojo 99 wrapper. The cigar is medium to full bodied with classic Pepin flavors. Made in the old Cuban fashion in Miami, Florida. Don Pepin was Cuba`s most respected rollers when he fled the country. Don Pepin has set up shop with some of the finest rollers around. Try some of these full bodied cigars and you will swear they are straight from the Island. The Serie JJ is a spectacular cigar made from very select tobaccos. This smoke is well worth the money.

  Originally created for the smoking pleasure of Drew Estate company president Steve Saka. Exquisitely blended from seven different aged tobaccos from seven different farms, it is handcrafted by the factory's absolute best torcedors. Each cigar is guaranteed to be flawless in construction, flavor and character. Rich, complex and full bodied without being harsh, this liga is best described in one word: satisfying.

 
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Drew Estate Liga Privada T52

El Rey del Mundo Flor de Llaneza

EO 601 Green (Oscuro)

Released in 2009, the Liga Privada T52 is the highly anticipated sequel to the Liga Privada #9 by Drew Estate.  Employing a unique sungrown Habano wrapper that has been stalk cut and hand fermented, this beauty also incorporates seven varieties of tobacco in the filler. Dark and glistening with oils, the T52 is complex and full flavored with notes of coffee, cocoa, leather, spices and black pepper. A must try for anyone.

 A testimonial to the skills of Senor Frank Llaneza, todays El Rey del Mundo ranks among the finest cigars ever made in terms of quality, consistency and flavor. Superb Ecuadorian Sumatra wrappers and long Havana Seed filler tobaccos are combined by world famous Palacio craftsmen into a memorable smoking experience.

The 601 Habano Oscuro is manufactured at Pepin Garcia’s factory in Esteli, Nicaragua. This green-labeled series is an exquisite blend of aged Nicaraguan tobaccos wrapped with a beautiful, rich Habano Oscuro wrapper. This cigar is by far the strongest in the line. If you enjoy a full-bodied smoke, this is it!

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 Fuente Fuente OpusX 

 Hoyo de Monterrey Dark Sumatra

Hoyo de Monterrey Excalibur Maduro Epicure

The legendary Fuente Fuente OpusX is consistently named by the most sought after cigar brand and is the culmination of the Fuente family's 100 year tradition of cigar-making excellence.

 

The secret of the OpusX is the cigar's exquisite, silken Rosado wrapper leaves that are grown in the Fuente family's renowned organic tobacco plantation, Chateau de la Fuente, located in a remote, tropical river valley in the Dominican Republic.

Dark Sumatra is named after its wrapper tobaccos, hand-selected from the very darkest and richest Ecuadorian sun-grown, Sumatra seed leaves. Dark Sumatra also has a rich, textured CT Broadleaf binder and a special robust blend of premium Honduran, Nicaraguan and Dominican filler tobaccos that all contribute to the extraordinary taste of this new Hoyo de Monterrey cigar. Dark Sumatra is a full-bodied cigar, even more robust than a regular Hoyo de Monterrey.

Introduced in the 1970's, Hoyo de Monterrey Excalibur quickly made its mark as a super-premium cigar with an appealing price.

  

 An extremely well constructed medium to full bodied cigar, Hoyo de Monterrey Excalibur is a superb example of Honduran craftsmanship. Lighter in color than a Cuban cigar as a result of its fine Connecticut Shade wrapper, this cedar-aged cigar is made with a rich Honduran blend that is very much in the Cuban tradition.

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Joya de Nicaragua Antaño 1970

A darker version of the classic connoisseurs' cigar, revealing dark chocolate, black cherries, and hints of leather, cinnamon and a long finish.  Nicaragua`s oldest cigar company has an entirely new taste. Responding to the trend toward full-flavored cigars and looking at its own heritage as a producer of powerful smokes, the brand`s makers have created a new version called Joya de Nicaragua Antaño 1970. It is made with dark, Nicaraguan wrapper tobacco that glistens with oil. The smokes are hearty and full bodied.
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La Flor Dominicana Double Ligero Chisel Maduro

Oliva Serie V - Ligero Especial

 
The La Flor Dominicana Double Ligero is quite the powerful cigar. All fillers and the binder are Dominican from the estate. The smoke is finished off with a dark Ecuadorian Sun Grown wrapper. Eat before you fire these up!!!

The Chisel is a phenomenal smoke, if you have yet to get your hands on one, try it today.

 

The Serie V is a complex blend of Nicaraguan long filler tobaccos. Blended with specially fermented Jalapa Valley ligero, and finished with a high priming Habano Sun Grown Wrapper.

As delicious as it is beautiful to behold, the cigar is blended to deliver full body taste while maintaining an unparalleled smoothness. A subtle and well balanced spice merges with the rich coffee and dark chocolate flavors.

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Onyx Reserve Mini-Belicoso

Padron 1926 Serie Natural

 Padron 1964 Anniversary Series Maduro

 A highly rated line of box pressed maduros, the Onyx Reserve line is medium bodied with a long, sweet finish.

  

An extra aging process in the fermentation of the wrapper gives this cigar its blackened appearance, a toasty aroma, and a finish that is sweet.  

The Padron 1926 Serie line premiered in 2002 to commemorate Jose O. Padron's 75th birthday, with four sizes available.  Today, the line offers six cigar selections of sun-grown natural and maduro wrappers.  The refined tobacco is aged five years then blended to create an exceptionally smooth, complex, balanced and full-bodied flavor. Continuing our tradition, the 1926 Serie is offered in a box-pressed format.

 The Padron 1964 Anniversary is a Nicaraguan puro, like all Padron cigars.  The sun grown tobaccos are aged for four years before they are selected for the Anniversary blend.

 

It is square pressed and comes double banded with a serial number to guarantee authenticity.  The flavorful blend exhibits a woody base with complex coffee and dark chocolate notes.

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Padron 4000 Maduro

Partagas No. 8 Maduro

Partagas Black Label Maximo

From the Padron Classic or traditional line, this cigar is manufactured entirely from Nicaraguan tobacco and is boxed pressed. The cigars are rolled in Nicaragua and Honduras. All Padron cigars have a distinct, terrific smell that sets them apart from most other smokes.   The secret of today’s rich Partagas cigars lies in their wrapper leaves. Grown in Cameroon, the Central West African country where the steaming, sub-tropical climate unique to the fourth parallel is ideal for growing superb wrapper leaves, the Cameroon wrapper has no equal for rich flavor. Partagas Black Label cigars were created by Daniel Nunez for smokers who enjoy a rich full-bodied cigar with a larger ring gauge. In the past decade, Nunez has perfected the Medio Tiempo wrapper and the La Vega Especial binder. Both innovations contribute to the distinct and rewarding flavor of Partagas Black Label cigars. 
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Perdomo Patriarch

Rocky Patel Fifty

Rocky Patel Olde World Reserve Maduro

Perdomo Patriarch was made in honor of Nicholas Perdomo Sr. and is comprised of exquisite tobaccos from their farms in Esteli, Condega and Jalapa. Traditionally hand made in his fathers blends, Perdomo Patriarch is a smoking experience that yields an impressive, robust taste with rich, complex flavors. Rocky worked for over four years perfecting the blend of this cigar, and we are launching it to celebrate his 50th birthday. The tobaccos in the Rocky Patel Fifty have been aged over eight years, and the cigars feature an Ecuadorian wrapper, each hand selected from the unique 7th priming of the tobacco plant. The cigars feature two distinct binders that both enhance, and engage, the flavors of the secret blend of Nicaraguan fillers.
The Olde World Reserve Maduro is a full-bodied smoking experience that combines the smooth complexity of the Vintage series with the earthy strength of The Edge. Highly rated and recognized by many publications, the OWR is Rocky Patel's most luxurious cigar.
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Rocky Patel Vintage 1992

San Cristobal Fabuloso

Tatuaje Cojonu 2006

Medium to full bodied, this blend of rare aged tobacco has a perfect balance of flavor, complexity, and richness. A very enticing smoke with bold flavors that consist of strong noted of coffee and cedar with a long earthy finish. The 10 year old Ecuadorian Sun Grown wrapper along with the 5 year old filler and binder are a perfect compliment of strength and complexity. This cigar is recommended for the seasoned smoker that is in pursuit of a rare vintage smoke. 
 

San Cristobal features an oily dark Nicaraguan wrapper. The filler and binder are also Nicaraguan which gives the cigar a great full flavor and nice balance. While it is Full Bodied, it is not overpowering. Each cigar is finished with an impeccable Cuban style triple cap. All Tobacco is 1st Generation Cuban Seed Grown in Nicaragua.
Cigars are rolled in classic Cuban tradition by Master Rollers in Little Havana Miami, FL U.S.A. Headed by Maestro Tobaquero Jose Garcia.
Cigars are rolled with a beautiful Cuban triple-cap and are Medium to Full in flavor.
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* See each specific malt and cigar tasting note page for individual pairing recommendations.  Flavor bars on each page serve as a quick visual key to tasting.

 
 

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