Posts Tagged ‘Cigars’

The Best of the Web for Grooms – November 7, 2014

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

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If you’ve ever scoffed at those cheesy, staged photos where the wedding party’s jumping in the air or striking super-unnatural poses, you’ll love this photographer’s humorous take on staged pre- and post-reception photos.

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Photo – Jesi Haack Design

Stumped on bachelor party ideas? Zero Point Zero, the production company behind “Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations” and “Brew Masters,” is casting a new major cable network series that will give grooms and their guy friends the ultimate bachelor party. If you’re more into ideas like jumping out of planes or hosting a private poker game with hand-rolled cigars than the usual strip club and casino outings, apply here. Good luck!

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Think it’d be cool to get hitched at 35,000 feet? Check out how these frequent fliers tied the knot on a recent Southwest flight.

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Looking for an original groomsmen gift? Create one-of-a-kind cigars for your crew with Custom Tobacco, by uploading your own design, choosing from a selection of premade bands, or using a customization tool to design your own band from scratch.

Still trying to nail down your ultimate wedding playlist? Check out Brad Paisley’s stellar suggestions and adjust accordingly.

 

See any other interesting groom-centric content or links this week? Share them with us in the comment section below.

 

A Modern Cigar for Your Modern Groomsmen

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

In search of a non-traditional gift for your cigar-smoking wedding party members? Want to give them something that’s outside of the norm (humidors, lighters, holders)? If you answered yes to these questions, we want to introduce you to a new friends of ours — paxvapor.

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Ploom is a San Francisco based company that specializes in using modern technology to improve the smoking process. Through a low-temperature heating system, tobacco (and non-tobacco herbal blends) are blended into vapor. In other words, it heats the tobacco without burning it — which significantly limits the downsides. Confused? Check out this video:

Ploom has quickly developed a strong following, and has become a hit for bachelor parties and groomsman gifts. The Ploom Starter Kit makes for a perfect intro to the product… and it will only set you back $65. Take it from me, in the world of wedding party gifts, this is cheap. The Starter Kit includes the the hand-held “cigar” and your choice from six flavors. Flavors include rocket, cafe noir, orchard, gold (tobacco) and kick-ass mint and blue tea (non-tobacco). You can also throw in accessories. Ploom offers Zippo lighter fluid ($4.95) and mouthpiece refills ($4.95).

The Ploom modelONE - this definitely isn't your father's cigar.

The Ploom modelONE – this definitely isn’t your father’s cigar.

The assortment of Ploom "pods" or flavors. They boast 6 tobacco pods and 2 non-tobacco herbal blends.

The assortment of Ploom “pods” or flavors. They boast 6 tobacco pods and 2 non-tobacco herbal blends.

To learn more about PLOOM and purchase products, visit their official site here. You can also connect with them on Facebook and Twitter.

Are you a cigar smoker? Would you consider shifting from traditional cigars to a new product like PLOOM? Why or why not? Let us know in the comment section below.

Puff Puff: Groomsmen Gift Ideas for Cigar Aficionados

Monday, July 26th, 2010

Is there a better time than a wedding to puff on a cigar with your best friends? I contend that there is not. This is especially true if you happen to be the one tying the knot. It’s no secret that men and cigar smoking go way back. Whether it’s at the golf course, a BBQ or over a game of poker, it’s always a special moment of comradery when sharing stogies and stories with the boys. It’s this sense of comradery that leads many grooms to select cigar related accessories when purchasing groomsmen gifts.

The Man Registry has many gift options available for cigar fans (click here to view them all). I’ve compiled a few personal favorites and listed them below.

Personalized Stainless Steel Cigar Case Flask Combo

Personalized Stainless Steel Cigar Case Flask Combo

Personalized Cigar/Flask Combo Case – This piece is perfect for the nights when you can’t choose between liquor or cigar. Like I’ve always asked, why not have the best of both worlds? [$29.99 - buy here]

Personalized Cherry Wood Humidor

Personalized Cherry Wood Humidor

Personalized Cherry Wood Humidor – When stored in this heirloom quality cherry wood humidor, cigars will retain their freshness indefinitely. This beauty can store 12 cigars and can be customized with engraving on the brass name plate. [$51.95 - buy here]

Personalized Zippo Black Ice Lighter

Personalized Zippo Black Ice Lighter

Zippo Black Ice Lighter – This sleek lighter is a perfect gift for cigar-smoking groomsmen. Unless you’ve been living under a rock for your entire life, you should know that Zippo lighters are the most trusted name in the industry. This beauty also comes with a lifetime guarantee. [$34.95 - buy here]

Vintage Cigar Pub Sign

Vintage Cigar Pub Sign

Vintage Style Patriot Cigar Sign – Does your Best Man have a smoking room or man cave in his home? This vintage style cigar-themed pub sign will look great hanging on any wall. It arrives ready to be hung and can be customized with a name and year [$44.95- buy here]

What is your favorite occasion to smoke a cigar? Share your thoughts in the comment section below.

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Go Vintage With the Patriot Cigar Pub Sign

Saturday, February 28th, 2009

Shopping for a great groomsmen gift for your cigar-loving buddy? Look no further. He’ll love this old-fashioned vintage cigar pub sign touting the attributes of the nickel stogy. Printed directly on a composite base, this personalized pub sign is a colorful addition to the bar room, den, or office. Each sign comes with an attachable hanger. The sign measures 10 3/4″ x 15 1/2″ x 1/4″.

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The perfect backdrop while enjoying a fresh stogy.

What’s the best place to enjoy a fine cigar? Share a comment below.

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