While enthusiasts argue over the quality of oddly shaped figurado cigars, most experts concur they are assumably tiny cigar-shaped UFOs. Exhale extraterrestrial smoke with today's Groupon: for $15, you get $30 worth of cigars, pipes, tobacco, and accessories at Anstead's Tobacco Company in Cross Creek Mall.
Puff professionals for more than 35 years, Anstead's Tobacco Company stocks its golden walk-in chock-full of flavored and seasoned cigars, as well as offering pipes, premium tobacco blends, and smoking accessories. Don a pair of Groucho glasses before subtly smoking a rich and nutty A.F. Curly Head ($2.95 apiece), or fire up a crackling Djarum stogie, which blends tobacco and cloves in a petite parcel that tickles taste buddies with seven different flavors ($5.40).
Choose from more than 40 tobacco blends when topping off one of Anstead's Tobacco Company’s curvy, elegant pipes, such as the apple currant, which blends Danish Black Cavendish and Golden Virginia tobacco with the crunch of green apple ($22/8 oz.), an ideal gift for smoke-ensconced professors on exam mornings.
Anstead's Tobacco Company also stocks a wide array of smoke-enhancing accessories, including pipe cleaners ($2.65), fold-over pipe-tobacco pouches ($29.50), and Zippo lighters ($16.95–$26.95). Ensure uncomfortable road trips don't sully stogies with a travel humidor ($27.95–$87.95); additionally, the Montecristo signature contour cutter ($19.95) is ideal for cutting oversize gas-station straws down to size.