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Cigars and Coffee Episode 10: Sh*t Show

James and Tim stay socially distant and use Zoom due to the increase in COVID-19 cases in Iowa. The duo cover the third wave of COVID-19 and how it might impact cigar retailers before moving on to quickly giving their opinions on the election. They also give you tips on Christmas gifts for your significant…

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Episode 9: Coffee, Sports, and in Sync

James and Tim return to David’s Fine Tobaccos (9759 University Ave, Clive, IA 50325) to drink some Cuban Blend coffee from Janus Coffee Roasters, talk sports, and pretty much scare off any future sponsors. James smokes a Padron Damaso, while Tim smokes a house blend maduro from David’s Fine Tobaccos. https://www.januscoffeeroasters.com/

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Episode 8: Boutique as F*ck!

James and Tim are back at Habano Cigar Lounge (432 E 4th St., Davenport, IA) to discuss boutique cigars and cigar bullying while waiting for their pizza to arrive. Spoiler: the pizza arrives and we wrap things up quickly! Interested in Simply Stogies #BoutiqueAsF*ck swag? Let us know. YAS! Tim did edit this video! To…

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Episode 7: The CRA and Getting Involved

James and Tim visit Habano Cigar Lounge (432 E 4th St, Davenport, IA), their other home lounge, and discuss a couple of topics important to the cigar community. The first is the importance of the CRA, how to get involved, and what it means to become a CRA Ambassador. The second is women in the…

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Episode 6: Lounges, Trips, and Synthetic Urine?

James and Tim record from David’s Fine Tobaccos (9759 University Ave, Clive, IA) as James stops by after his trip to Omaha, Nebraska. They discuss the importance of supporting your local cigar lounge, trips to other lounges, and synthetic urine. If you have a cigar lounge that you’d like to see us record from, please…

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Episode 5: I’m So Tired

James and Tim visit David’s Fine Tobaccos (9759 University Ave, Clive IA 50325) for this episode of Cigars and Coffee. David’s is a great place, with friendly staff, and a great selection of cigars and pipe tobaccos. James smokes a My Father Connecticut, while Tim chooses a Sobremesa Brulee. Is the cap sweetened? Who cares?!…

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Cigars and Coffee Episode 4: It’s Just Been a Mess

James and Tim so some catching up after a derecho hit the state knocking out power and internet for thousands. James then explains that Simply Stogies Podcast is no longer affiliated with the club of the same name and wishes them all well, before giving a shoutout to the Keeper of the Flames Cigar Club….

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Cigars and Coffee Episode 3: Drive-Thru Coffee and Cuban CIgars

James and Tim discuss Cuban cigars while drinking drive-thru coffee. Tim bemoans ordering food through a drive-thru and James complains about the show’s budget before discussing if fast-food/drive-thru coffee is "premium." The pair then discuss Cuban cigars, if they’re better or worse than other cigars, how the cigar industry views Cubans, and their view of…

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Cigars and Coffee Episode 2: Introducing David Howell

James and Tim welcome the brand new cigar reviewer for simplystogies.com, David Howell. They discuss David’s cigar journey, his approach to reviews, Cuban cigars, and of course, coffee.

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Simply Stogies presents: Cigars and Coffee: Episode 1

For the inaugural episode of Cigars and Coffee, James and Tim explain the premise of the show, share their cigar and coffee journeys, and talk about what they’re smoking and the coffee they’re drinking. You can check out the Simply Stogies Podcast at: http://simplystogies.com/episodes/ You can pick up some sweet Simply Stogies Podcast swag at:…

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