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The beginnings of a beautiful journey……but first, the ugly truth behind it.

Posted by Scott Haugh on

The beginnings of a beautiful journey……but first, the ugly truth behind it.

In his book Kafka on the Shore, author Haruki Murakami opens, “And once the storm is over, you will not remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You will not even be sure whether the storm is over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you will not be the same person who walked in. That is what this storm’s all about.” We all weather (and hopefully emerge from) emotional storms. Some are devastating, destroying everything we hold near and dear, while others leave a scratch barely. My tornado was addiction,...

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Happy Father's Day!

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Happy Father's Day!

  Throughout our lives, we are taught many wonderful lessons about honoring and appreciating women, especially our mothers. But as men, we sometimes minimize or overlook that unique familial love and intrinsic relationship, the bond of a son with his father. It has been said that a father’s son is the best assurance of immortality; and, that a father wants to leave the best parts of himself with his son. I know this to be true. I am blessed to have such a father and namesake. His name is Granger, and he is the founder of Cayman Cigar Company, and...

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A beacon of modern agriculture- Cayman Compass

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A beacon of modern agriculture- Cayman Compass

Take a look at this video on Cayman Compass as our Chairman, Granger Haugh, shows the farms of Beacon Farms and talks about how they are helping people through addiction recovery. "The next brainchild for the farm was cigar tobacco, which Haugh says he believes has never been grown commercially in Cayman, though it has proven to be a successful industry for our nearest neighbour, Cuba. Currently, Cayman Cigar Company, an offshoot of Beacon Farms, is making and selling premium, hand-rolled cigars, but is using imported tobacco." By Norma Connolly

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Cayman begins exporting cigars to US -CAYMAN COMPASS

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Cayman begins exporting cigars to US -CAYMAN COMPASS

Thank you for sharing the news Cayman Compass! We are very excited to share our premium, hand-crafted cigars with our friends in the U.S. Learn more at http://bit.ly/3bmrWZP "The Cayman Cigar Company is an extension of North Side’s Beacon of Hope Foundation, also known as Beacon Farms, a spin-off of the Bridge Foundation halfway house, which helps recovering addicts." By Norma Connolly Cayman Cigar Company's mission is simple: Create the best hand rolled premium cigars possible and donate our net profits back to our communities. We are more than just a cigar company; we are the only cigar company in...

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What is the best way to cut a cigar? Only you can answer that!

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What is the best way to cut a cigar? Only you can answer that!

  Distinctive aromas, a smooth draw and an even burn are all key components of an enjoyable cigar experience. Worrying about the best way to cut your cigar should not diminish your enjoyment. Thankfully, there are a variety of ways to cut a cigar, and the best rule is this: The method you use should be the one that works best for you-it’s that simple! We’ll explain a few traditional methods of cutting, and maybe one or two unconventional ways to enjoy your stick!   Conventional Cigar Cutting Methods   Some often use a flat “Guillotine” type cutter, which provides...

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