Monthly Archives: January 2023

“A Spiritual Delight…” – Paul Garmirian Cigars

Regular readers of “The Caucus Brief” will know that our top ranked cigar for 2022 was the Paul Garmirian (P.G.) Gourmet Series Lonsdale (rolled in 2012). What you may not know is that Georgetown Tobacco’s relationship with Paul Garmirian dates back to 1965, when a dashing young Armenian was conducting post-graduate work at Catholic University.  […]

Rare and Wonderful: Limited Editions

Davidoff Signature No. 1

When dealing in fine art, cars, wines or vintage spirits, limited editions are prized for their rarity and beauty. It’s no different in our industry, where many cigar manufacturers and makers of luxury accessories create limited editions that become highly sought after, often selling out soon after they’ve reached our store unless we put a […]

Go Bold! A Curated Selection…

Bold Picks

There are some cigars you just know are going to make you stand up and take notice before they’ve even been lit.  Their wrappers are often (but not always!) dark and oily, their aroma calling to you even from beneath the cellophane. What exactly makes a cigar “bold?” Does that mean it’s spicy? Full-bodied? Strong? […]

“Calm and Objective Judgement”: The Meerschaum Pipe

Meerschaum Pipes

“Calm and Objective Judgement…” Who couldn’t use a little more of that (especially in this town)? In 1950, Albert Einstein wrote, “I believe that pipe smoking contributes to a somewhat calm and objective judgement in all human affairs.” Watch any pipe smoker and you’ll see that it’s true:  Each puff is time to ponder; each […]