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Enjoying a Cigar on Brew Day
« on: May 03, 2012, 06:34:18 PM »
Hangin at the lake, smokin cigars, and brewing a bock beer. 

Its a good day
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Re: Enjoying a Cigar on Brew Day
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2012, 08:20:30 PM »
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Re: Enjoying a Cigar on Brew Day
« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2012, 07:41:45 AM »
Very nice dude.

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Re: Enjoying a Cigar on Brew Day
« Reply #3 on: May 04, 2012, 09:20:11 AM »
That's my idea of a relaxing day.  :)
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Re: Enjoying a Cigar on Brew Day
« Reply #4 on: May 04, 2012, 09:30:01 AM »
That's my idea of a relaxing day.  :)

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Re: Enjoying a Cigar on Brew Day
« Reply #5 on: May 04, 2012, 09:33:17 AM »
I have to remember to take a couple nice stogies to Big Brew! :)
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Re: Enjoying a Cigar on Brew Day
« Reply #6 on: May 04, 2012, 09:34:15 AM »
I have to remember to take a couple nice stogies to Big Brew! :)

I have it on my list.  :)
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Re: Enjoying a Cigar on Brew Day
« Reply #7 on: May 04, 2012, 10:43:02 AM »
I had to give up the stogies a few years back, but I like it when the other guys fire em up.  Brings back memories of great cigars gone by...what is your favorite brew to drink with a cigar?
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Re: Enjoying a Cigar on Brew Day
« Reply #8 on: May 04, 2012, 10:46:45 AM »
Hangin at the lake, smokin cigars, and brewing a bock beer. 

Its a good day
http://www.flickr.com/photos/31570487@N04/6994498638

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Re: Enjoying a Cigar on Brew Day
« Reply #9 on: May 04, 2012, 11:03:31 AM »
I had to give up the stogies a few years back, but I like it when the other guys fire em up.  Brings back memories of great cigars gone by...what is your favorite brew to drink with a cigar?

Whiskey.  Or something like an old ale or a doppelbock.  Gotta be a big beer.

Now that the weather is warming up, I can smoke 'em again.
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Re: Enjoying a Cigar on Brew Day
« Reply #10 on: May 04, 2012, 11:38:12 AM »
I had to give up the stogies a few years back, but I like it when the other guys fire em up.  Brings back memories of great cigars gone by...what is your favorite brew to drink with a cigar?
My Oatmeal Stout was fantastic with a cigar, girlfriends Hazelnut Brown is really nice too. 
Cigars can vary as much as beers and can pair nicely with a wide range of beer depending on the strength and character of the cigar. 
That said, my favorite pairing is actually a triad. Stogie, whiskey and beer; if you have some whiskey I think you can enjoy a wider range of beers in the same sitting. You should really be sitting.
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Re: Enjoying a Cigar on Brew Day
« Reply #11 on: May 04, 2012, 06:59:15 PM »
The way I like my cigars, you'll end up sitting if you don't start out that way.

Nice strong maduro.  Only way to go.
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Re: Enjoying a Cigar on Brew Day
« Reply #12 on: May 04, 2012, 07:18:33 PM »
I had to give up the stogies a few years back, but I like it when the other guys fire em up.  Brings back memories of great cigars gone by...what is your favorite brew to drink with a cigar?

I haven't smoked a cigar in years, mainly because my best friend who I used to smoke with develeoped some killer sinus problems and just can't be around the things anymore. My fave pairing was with an Islay scotch whisky while simmering a batch of beef stew.
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Re: Enjoying a Cigar on Brew Day
« Reply #13 on: May 08, 2012, 10:43:41 PM »
Although I don't generally smoke a cigar while I am brewing I do enjoy a good cigar occasionally.  Depending on my mood it could be a beer, scotch, bourbon, or even coffee to go with the cigar.  It really depends on the type of cigar I intend on smoking.  Just another finer moment in life.  :-)

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Re: Enjoying a Cigar on Brew Day
« Reply #14 on: May 08, 2012, 11:28:35 PM »
For me it is a every afternoon occurrence. In my little mancave around 4:00 a couple homebrews and a cigar. Retirement is a great life.  ;D