I’m Away from My Desk

Posted in Cigars on August 25, 2016 by Kirkland Cigar Club

 

A Brand New Whisky from The Macallan @ Lit!

Posted in Cigars on August 9, 2016 by Kirkland Cigar Club
Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Upcoming Events at Lit!

 

Join us in Lit This Friday, August 12 from 6-8pm as we’re joined by Kieron Ellion from The Macallan! We are one of the first bars in the state to launch The Macallan’s brand new 12 year Double Cask single malt.

You can meet Keiron and try this exciting new whisky as part of a fantastic flight special featuring Macallan’s 12 year sherry cask, the new Double Cask, and the amazing Rare Cask for only $25!

We’ll also be featuring CAO’s award winning Flathead line of cigars, with event specials on the #3 Cigar of the Year, including some rare Area 9 packs, which contain lost blends dating all the way back to CAO’s inception over 20 years ago!

We hope to see you at Lit for this fantastic event!

We’ve gotten quite a few questions about this year’s Washington Cigar & Spirits Festival. The date is set! Saturday, October 8 from 6-10pm, we will be holding our annual festival in the Snoqualmie Casino ballroom. We are in the process of adding the last few vendors and tickets will go on sale soon!

An Evening with Manuel Quesada

 

Tickets are on sale now for our second outdoor cigar event of the summer! Join us outside on Thursday, August 18th as we host Cigar Aficionado Hall of Fame member and master cigar maker Manuel Quesada on his first visit to Washington!

The Quesada family recently celebrated their 40th Anniversary of creating premium cigars and are known for their award winning Casa Magna, Fonseca and Quesada cigar lines. Meet Manuel, enjoy a beautiful evening outdoors with drink specials from Maker’s Mark, Basil Hayden’s and Knob Creek bourbon whiskies!

Tickets are $25 and include three of Quesada’s best cigars. Get your tickets now at the Casino box office or online here.

Happy Smoking!

 

Rocky Patel Event @ Rain City Cigar – This Friday!

Posted in Cigars on August 2, 2016 by Kirkland Cigar Club

 

Friday, August 5th ~ 3-6 pm
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Rain City Cigar

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in Beautiful Downtown Georgetown

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Come meet this guy!!!

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The man himself, Nish Patel is headed to Seattle, and he wants to meet you!

We’re bringing in BOLD by Nish especially for the event so that you can all try it, and let Nish know how awesome he is!

In addition to our fantastic Event Day Discounts, Rob has some great freebies and interesting raffle prizes for you.

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  • Buy three Rocky Patel cigars, get one free
  • Buy a box, (or twenty assorted) Rocky Patel cigars, and get Five free, plus a $40 triple torch lighter, plus a raffle ticket to win an autographed metal sign autographed by Nish.
  • Buy two boxes (or forty assorted) Rocky Patel cigars, and receive 10 cigars free, plus a free triple torch lighter and a raffle ticket to win an RP Burn Humidor* autographed by Rocky, Nish and Nimish, that will include 50 free cigars that are unavailable anywhere in the world!

 

*Humidor to be sent after the event.

 

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Oh, and, be forewarned…
You might possibly want earplugs on Friday.
It’s Seafair week, so a certain squadron of
Very Loud Blue Fighter Jets tends to get
very up close and personal due to our location!
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*Rain City Cigar Event Day Discounts

  • 5% Discount for up to 4 featured cigars
  • 10% Discount on 5 to 19 featured cigars
  • 15% Discount on full or mixes boxes of 20 or more

 

Come early for best selection!


Hope to see you here! ~ Your friends at Rain City Cigar

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Rain City Cigar
5963 Corson Ave S
Seattle, WA 98108
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Meet Nish Patel next Thursday, August 4 @ Lit!

Posted in Cigars on July 27, 2016 by Kirkland Cigar Club
Tuesday, July 26, 2016

 

Upcoming Events at Lit!

 

Join us in Lit on Thursday, August 4 from 6-8pm as we feature Rocky Patel cigars and beer from Lagunitas Brewing Company.

We’ll be joined by Nish Patel, brother of Rocky Patel and a talented cigar blender in his own right. We’ll have special event deals on his latest cigar, Bold by Nish Patel, along with all of your favorite Rocky Patel blends.

We’ll also be joined by the folks from Lagunitas Brewing Company with three of their fantastic beers, including a rare keg of the limited High Westified, an Imperial Stout which has spent 11 months resting in a High West bourbon barrel!

Come meet Nish and try this great pairing of craft beer and premium cigars!

On August 27, join us for Bands, Burgers & Brews, an outdoor craft beer festival featuring live music from L.A. Vation (U2 Tribute), Heart by Heart (Heart tribute), and Bonfire (ACDC tribute). Once you’re there, purchase a Cohiba cigar to gain access to the Cohiba lounge, with comfy seating and stunning views, created especially for our Lit faithful! For tickets and information on Bands, Burgers & Brews, click here.

An Evening with Manuel Quesada

 

Tickets are on sale now for our second outdoor cigar event of the summer! Join us outside on Thursday, August 18th as we host Cigar Aficionado Hall of Fame member and master cigar maker Manuel Quesada on his first visit to Washington!

The Quesada family recently celebrated their 40th Anniversary of creating premium cigars and are known for their award winning Casa Magna, Fonseca, and Quesada cigar lines. Meet Manuel, enjoy a beautiful evening outdoors with drink specials from Maker’s Mark, Basil Hayden’s and Knob Creek bourbon whiskies!

Tickets are $25 and include three of Quesada’s best cigars. Get your tickets now at the Casino box office or online here.

Happy Smoking!

Lit Cigar Lounge / Snoqualmie Casino
37500 SE North Bend Way
Snoqualmie, WA 98065

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Oliva Event @ Rain City Cigar Friday

Posted in Cigars on July 6, 2016 by Kirkland Cigar Club

Friday, July 8th, 2016 3-6 pm
@
Rain City Cigar

in Beautiful Downtown Georgetown

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Did you know…

Oliva cigars have made a showing on the Cigar Aficionado Top 25 List in 8 out of the last 9 years?

Come find out why this Friday, and we’ll shower you with discounts and extras!

Meet Joe Vas, Oliva Rep Extraordinaire, and pick up some of your new (or current) favorites!!

Featured Oliva brands include
Oliva G, G Maduro, Oliva O, O Maduro,Oliva Connecticut, Oliva Master Blend, and Oliva V, including the Cigar Aficionado No.1 Cigar of the year for 2014 Oliva V Melanio*!

All NUB cigars will be on the same special as Oliva during this event, so it’s the perfect time to stock up!

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  • Buy 3 Get 5% off, plus 1 free cigar
  • Buy 5 Get 10% off, plus 2 free cigars
  • Buy a full or mixed box of 20+ Get 15% off, plus you’ll get a free Oliva Sampler
  • Buy two boxes, get 15% off, plus two samplers and an ashtray!

 

 ~~~~~ Rain City Cigar Event Day Discounts ~~~~~

 

  • – 5% off 1-4 Featured Cigars
  • – 10% off 5-19 Featured Cigars
  • – 15% off (full or mixed) boxes of 20 or more Featured cigars

*Heads up, Oliva V Melanio supplies are extremely limited

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We will have the “25 Foot Cigar Lounge” up and running so that you can enjoy your cigars in comfort come rain or shine!

Can’t make it Friday? No worries, we’ll continue the specials on Saturday while supplies last.

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Hope to see you here! ~Your friends at Rain City Cigar

Rain City Cigar, 5963 Corson Ave. S., Seattle, WA 98108
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It’s the Summer of Cigar Events at Lit!

Posted in Cigars on July 5, 2016 by Kirkland Cigar Club
Tuesday, July 5, 2016

 

Upcoming Events at Lit!

 

With Summer in full swing, we have some great events planned for you to enjoy! Call your friends and make plans to meet at Snoqualmie Casino for these great events:

 

  • – Friday, July 8 in Lit from 6-8pm – We’ll be joined by Don Hanes from Alec Bradley cigars and Dustin Haarstad from Glenfiddich with cigar and drink specials from these great brands!

We’ve been featuring Alec Bradley and Glenfiddich during our Tempus Tuesday promotion, which wraps up tonight, so we thought it would be perfect to celebrate with a special event on Friday featuring the two brands you’ve been enjoying these past few months! We’ll have a flight special on Glenfiddich along with some great gifts with purchase on Alec Bradley cigars, including this insane 64 oz. “pocket” flask!

 

  • – July 16 – Vodka Rocks Music Festival – The VIP area of our Mountain View Plaza will be converted to the Cohiba Lounge! Watch Soul Asylum & The Fixx with the best seats in the house and enjoy event specials on Cohiba cigars, including the new Cohiba Nicaragua! Vodka Rocks is a unique outdoor cocktail festival featuring 10 of the world’s best vodka brands, each featuring custom cocktails and interactive booths. Tickets are $30 and available here. Purchase of one Cohiba cigar is required for entry into the Cohiba Lounge.

 

  • – August 18 – An Evening with Manuel Quesada – We are excited to host legendary cigar maker Manolo “Manuel” Quesada outside in the Mountain View Plaza. Manuel is a member of the Cigar Aficionado Hall of Fame and creator of some excellent cigars, including the Quesada Reserva Privada, Casa Magna (winner of 2007’s Cigar of the Year), and countless others. Tickets will be $25 and include 3 of Manuel’s best cigars. Tickets go on sale Wednesday, July 6 at noon at the casino box office and online here.

 

  • – August 27 – Burgers, Bands & Brews Festival – Tickets are now on sale for our outdoor Beer Festival which includes over 20 different beers from 10 featured breweries, along with some great rock & roll music from L.A. Vation (U2 tribute), Heart by Heart (Heart tribute) and Bonfire (AC-DC tribute). The VIP area will be converted to the Cohiba Lounge once again for this event! Purchase of one Cohiba cigar required for entry to enjoy the best seats in the house for this great event along with event specials on all Cohiba cigars! Pick up your tickets at the casino box office or online here.

We hope to see you at Snoqualmie Casino for these great summer cigar events!

New in our Humidor

 

We have some exciting new cigars for you to try the next time you’re here!

 

  • – My Father Limited Edition 2016 – The father and son team of Jose “Pepin” and Jaime Garcia have tweaked the blend of the Cigar of the Year My Father Le Bijou, adding vintage Pelo de Oro tobaccos to create this amazing and limited version. Pick one up before they sell out!

 

  • – Tatuaje Black Label – Once reserved for limited release and events, the popular Tatuaje Black Label blend is now regular production in 5 sizes. A Nicaraguan Puro with a medium bodied, Cubanesque profile, it has been a favorite of ours for years, and we’re excited to have it on the shelf year round!

 

  • – Por Larrañaga – One of the oldest cigar brands in existence, the newest incarnation of Por Larrañaga is a creamy, mild Dominican smoke with a high-quality Connecticut shade wrapper. Fans of Ashton and Montecristo White will love this new blend!

 

  • – Quesada Reserva Privada Oscuro – The most limited of our new cigars,this is a beefed up version of the popular Reserva Privada cigar that features vintage filler tobaccos dating all the way back to 1997. With Manuel Quesada visiting us next month, we’re excited to share his latest creation!

 

Happy Smoking!

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Lit Cigar Lounge/Snoqualmie Casino, 37500 SE North Bend Way, Snoqualmie, WA 98065

AVO Syncro Nicaragua Event @ Tobacco Patch Kirkland this Thursday, June 23rd!

Posted in Cigars on June 20, 2016 by Kirkland Cigar Club
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The always enjoyable Grace Cabezas will be at Tobacco Patch Kirkland, Thursday, June 23rd, 6-10 pm for an AVO Syncro Event! The Syncro is the latest release by Davidoff in the Avo line and represents the beauty of blending Nicaraguan and Dominican tobaccos. Capturing sweet and spicy flavors from the rich, volcanic soil of Nicaragua and blending them with the soft, creamy notes of the finest Dominican leaves. Resulting in a smooth and balanced box-pressed cigar with unexpected depth and complexity.
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Blend Profile
Wrapper: Connecticut Ecuador
Binder: Dominican
Filler: Nicaraguan (Ometepe), Dominican, (Piloto, San Vicente Mejorado and hybrid Olor/Piloto) Peruvian (Olancho)
Country of Origin: Dominican Republic

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There’s something for everyone in the Avo line and you won’t want to miss the great deals we’ll be offering during this event!
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TOBACCO PATCH KIRKLAND

125 Central Way Kirkland, WA 98033

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Date: Thursday, JUNE 23rd
Time: 6:00 to 10:00 pm