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Top Cigars to Smoke on Halloween

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Shane K.

Maybe you’re dressing up as George Burns or you’re sporting a cliché pair of Groucho glasses. For both costumes, a cigar is mandatory. While there are a number of great cigar-smoking characters to go as this Halloween, what about the cigars? If you’re going to play the part, you’ll want to smoke something good. And, if you’re a novice who only smokes once a year when you’re getting into your Halloween character, you’ll want to stick with something milder, especially if you plan to tote your cigar around and puff on it for most of the night. To all the “Terminators” and “Tony Montanas” out there, here’s a list of the best cigars to smoke this Halloween.

#1 - Tatuaje Monster Series

The Tatuaje Monster Series takes the cake as the top Halloween cigar. Brand founder Pete Johnson releases a highly anticipated limited edition every year on Halloween. A total of 666 collectible dress boxes are sold through select retailers chosen by a lottery. An additional of batch of Tatuaje Monster cigars is also released in plain, non-dress boxes which are a little easier to hunt down. Potent Nicaraguan flavors of hickory, espresso beans, leather, and spices layer the palate in a plentiful finish. Buy the original “boo-tique” cigar and break out a small-batch gem from Tatuaje this Halloween.  

Strength: Medium-Full
Country: Nicaragua
Wrapper: Connecticut Broadleaf

Tatuaje Monster Series

#2 - Ashton Classic

While there’s nothing spooky or macabre about Ashton Classic, it’s an ideal Halloween cigar to smoke if you tend to enjoy a cigar on a rare occasion. Because of its mild, delicious flavor, Ashton Classic is easygoing, elegant, and a pleasure to smoke without overpowering your palate or your tolerance for nicotine. Creamy and silky tasting notes of almonds, cashews, and cedar accompany a delightful aroma. The blend is handmade in a wide variety of shapes that burn for shorter or longer periods of time. Get into character with the top-rated, top-shelf taste of Ashton Classic.

Strength: Mild
Country: Dominican Republic
Wrapper: Connecticut Shade

Ashton Classic

#3 - Punch Diablo

Punch Diablo is depicted as “The Dark Side of Punch.” Boutique cigar-making sensation AJ Fernandez blends a zesty full-throttled profile for Punch Diablo with a dark and oily Ecuador Sumatra wrapper over a complex recipe of Connecticut Broadleaf binders with Nicaraguan and Honduran long-fillers. A bold amalgam of spicy, sweet, leathery, and piquant flavors is bound beneath a wicked black and red band, perfect for a Halloween prop. But beware, Punch Diablo is best served after dinner due to its intensity.  

Strength: Full
Country: Nicaragua
Wrapper: Ecuador Sumatra

Punch Diablo

#4 - Asylum Straight Jacket

With an oversized graphic of a straitjacket on the band, Asylum Straight Jacket conjures images of a haunted hospital and a deranged mental patient, the likes of which are found in dozens of horror flicks. Befittingly, the cigar is an obvious choice for Halloween, especially if you want your cigar to be a big part of your costume. Asylum Straight Jacket is handmade in ginormous 7 x 70 dimensions from an oily Nicaraguan wrapper leaf and a hearty blend of Nicaraguan binder and filler tobaccos. Thanks to its girth, big billows of earthy and peppery smoke are guaranteed to erupt from your face like a chimney stack. Practice your best Max Cady laugh and be careful where you point your cigar.  

Strength: Full
Country: Honduras
Wrapper: Nicaraguan

Asylum Straight Jacket

#5 - Rocky Patel Mulligans Caddy's Choice

Rocky Patel Mulligans Caddy’s Choice is a perfect Halloween cigar thanks to its reliable flavor and aroma and especially its ultra-affordable price tag. You’re getting a big name brand for a super-cheap price in a 20-count bundle you can share with your pals, or smoke one after the other at your next Halloween herf without freaking out over the cost. A glistening Sumatra wrapper leaf embraces a tasty Cuban sandwich blend in a trio of classic shapes. If you need a well-made knock-around cigar with decent taste to go with your costume, turn to Rocky Patel Mulligans.

Strength: Medium
Wrapper: Sumatra

Rocky Patel Mulligans Caddy's Choice

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