Pairing Cigars with an Old-Fashioned Cocktail

Pairing Cigars with an Old-Fashioned Cocktail

Indulgence knows no bounds regarding the finer things in life—especially when it involves the artful pairing of a premium cigar with an impeccably crafted cocktail. At Strongwater, in collaboration with Tatuaje and Swiss Cuban Cigars, we're delighted to present a sublime fusion of flavors: the marriage of Café Cojonu, Café Noellas, or Gran Cojonu cigars with our signature Old-Fashioned cocktail mix.

Crafting the Perfect Old-Fashioned:

Before we delve into the intricacies of pairing, let's celebrate the allure of our Old-Fashioned cocktail mix. Born through curiosity with a passion for craftsmanship, our syrup marries the perfected elegance of an old-fashioned with the seductive allure of complex undertones. Each sip is a journey to be enjoyed.

Cigar Selection:

Now, onto the cigar. The Café Cojonu, Café Noellas, and Gran Cojonu cigars from Tatuaje are esteemed for their exceptional quality and distinctive profiles. Here's a brief overview to guide your selection:

  • Café Cojonu: Renowned for its rich, robust flavor profile, the Café Cojonu is a masterpiece of Nicaraguan craftsmanship. Notes ofleather, wood, cinnamon, nutmeg, earth, coffee, and pepper flavors headline an endless list of flavors.
  • Café Noellas: Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, the Café Noellas captivates with its medium-bodied character and complex flavor profile. Expect nuances ofleather, wood, coffee, sweet spice, and pepper flavors.
  • Gran Cojonu: The epitome of luxury, the Gran Cojonu commands attention with its imposing size and exquisite construction. Boasting a full-bodied flavor profile, it delights the senses with anever-changing profile featuring leather, wood, cinnamon, nutmeg, pepper, earth, and coffee notes

Pairing Suggestions:

Now, let's explore the art of pairing these distinguished cigars with our Old-Fashioned cocktail mix:

  1. Café Cojonu and Maple Old-Fashioned: The bold, espresso-infused character of the Café Cojonu finds a perfect complement in the richness of our Maple Old-Fashioned mix. Each puff enhances the richness of the drink, while the cocktail's subtle sweetness provides a delightful counterpoint to the cigar's intensity.
  2. Café Noellas and Espresso Old-Fashioned: For a harmonious pairing, indulge in the medium-bodied elegance of the Café Noellas alongside our Espresso Old-Fashioned. The interplay of coffee and cedar notes in the cigar resonates beautifully with the cocktail's coffee flavors, creating a beautiful collaboration between the two.
  3. Gran Cojonu and original Old-Fashioned: Elevate your evening with the opulent combination of the Gran Cojonu cigar and our original Old-Fashioned cocktail mix. The cigar's full-bodied profile, characterized by dark chocolate and leather is bold and pairs nicely with theclassic orange and cherry profile of the original Old Fashioned.

In the realm of indulgence, few pleasures rival pairing a premium cigar with an easily crafted cocktail. With Tatuaje from Swiss Cuban Cigars and our signature Old-Fashioned cocktail syrups, you have the ingredients for an easy evening of unparalleled indulgence. 

Shop Tatuaje cigars here.

Shop Strongwater Old Fashioned Syrups here.


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