3 Smart Scotch & Cigar Pairings

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Looking for some solid Scotch and cigar pairings? We’ve got your back. Today, we’ll look at Scotch and cigars that go together for an elegant and relaxing experience. Whether you’re out to find rich and smooth or wildly spicy, we’re bringing it.

With a good pairing, your cigar can bring out the best in your Scotch, and vice versa! Enhance every flavor. You won’t be sorry.

Scotch & Cigar Pairings to Try

Whether you’re a beginner or a veteran, we hope you’ll dig these pairings. We sure do.

1. Montecristo Classic No. 2 with Macallan 12 Year

Scocth & Cigar Pairings - Montecristo Classic No. 2 with Macallan 12 Year
Montecristo Classic No. 2 with Macallan 12 Year

We’re starting off with a Prestige gang fave. We think you’ll enjoy this pairing immensely. You’ll get the fruit-forward nose, palate, and finish of the Macallan. Pair it with the cinnamon and nutmeg of the Montecristo, and you’ll be in a flavor palace.

We highly recommend the duo. It’s great by the firepit in the backyard. (Speaking from personal experience, of course.)

2. Flathead Steel Horse with Laphroaig Quarter Cask

Cigar Pairings with Liquor - Flathead Steel Horse with Laphroaig Quarter Cask
Flathead Steel Horse with Laphroaig Quarter Cask

The bitter notes of coffee and dark chocolate make the Flathead Steel Horse pure excellence, even on its own. Put it with the sweet and peaty Quarter Cask and get ready for outright divinity. Both of these bring a complexity that will mesmerize you. Rich and smoky.

We say, don’t do this one alone. Phone a friend at this round. There’s so much to say. You’ll go crazy thinking it all. You’ll want to express what you’re tasting (and feeling) when you sit down with this match made in heaven.

3. La Aroma de Cuba Edicion Especial with Johnnie Walker Black

La Aroma de Cuba Edicion Especial with Johnnie Walker Black
La Aroma de Cuba Edicion Especial with Johnnie Walker Black

The La Aroma de Cuba Edicion Especial reminds us of the great outdoors. It’s leathery. And we even taste the trees themselves (cedar in particular). Goes great with Johnnie Walker Black and all that nuttiness and fruit. You’re breathing and swallowing the earth here, partners.

We lean on this pairing when we’re looking for a lot of bang for our buck. Budget-friendly and deeply satisfying. Give it a whirl, why don’t ya?

Drink In Style

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Keep the Cigar Pairings Coming

Have you come across any Scotch and cigar pairings you particularly enjoy? We’re positive you have some offerings that aren’t listed here. We all like different things, and we’d love to hear what you’re having these days. We’re sure our Prestige fam would as well, so share your thoughts in the comments below. Thanks in advance!

Care for some related cocktail ideas too? Read more in our article on Scotch Cocktails. And don’t forget to subscribe to our blog for more quick reads, tips, and recs.

We hope you’ll enjoy the pairings. Scotch is a wild kid’s game. We love it. And we’re sending you a digital high-five if you’re doing it right: sipping the right stuff, cigar in hand.


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