Infusing cigars with coffee

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Infusing cigars with coffee

The process of infusing cigars is the following 

Hanging the tobacco leaves in rooms for curing- Infusing them with different essences, such as; cognac, whiskey, herbs, fruits, and coffee- The perfect humidity in these rooms takes care of the ingredients being gently soaked into the tobacco leaves- After some time the leaves absorb the fragrance and flavour of the specific ingredient.

A lot of facts about this process are still a well-kept secret, as no one really knows all the details of the infusing process. But generally, cigars are infused by the steps mentioned above. 

Java coffee cigars

Java cigars are a type of cigars infused with coffee flavour. The taste is said to be, of freshly grounded coffee beans and roasted nuts accompanied by a hint of mocha. The cigar develops its full flavour gradually and it persists all way to the end of the cigar. The main notes are coffee flavour and mocha.

There is a lot of different brands of Java coffee cigars to choose from and every each one of them has a distinctive flavour and aroma, depending on the origin and type of coffee. Java cigars include all the flavours of different variations of coffee, such as; cappuccino, latte, espresso, macchiato, light milk, black coffee and more. 

There are a lot of different combinations of tobacco leaves and variations of coffee, and every one of them gives you a unique experience in flavour and smell. 

Making your own coffee-infused cigars

Did you know that you can make your own coffee-infused cigars? And the process is quite simple. You will need;- A bag that used to hold beans of coffee (not grounded coffee)- A medium-size plastic or ziplock bag- Cigars of your choice, better milder or medium intensity.

These are the steps to make your own coffee-infused cigars;

1. Choose a bag that used to hold your favourite coffee beans. Gently place the cigars inside the bag without crushing them. Gently reseal the bag.

2. Place the coffee bag with cigars inside a larger plastic zip bag and seal that too, make sure you remove all the air in the plastic bag possible

3. The coffee bag will maintain the optimal humidity and the oils will infuse the cigars as long as they are airtight. It will take from six to eight weeks to get the optimal aroma and flavour.

After this time (6-8 weeks), you can enjoy your own coffee-infused cigars!

Conclusion On Coffee-Infused Cigars

There are a lot of different coffee flavoured cigars on the market, and all you have to do is choose your favourite. You can pair it with a nice cup of coffee, to make the experience more enjoyable.

If you feel that, the price is too high or there is simply no flavour that can fully satisfy, you can always make your own coffee-infused cigars with the coffee beans of your choice. Coffee cigars are a perfect combination for anyone who loves cigars and coffee, as they combine the best of two worlds. Enjoy!

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