Top 5 Cigars for Camping

May 18, 2022

Top 5 Cigars for Camping

Who doesn’t love camping? Getting out in nature to bond with the natural world around us gives our constantly working minds a moment to reset and rest through deep thought and meaningful contemplation away from our hectic lives, just like enjoying a good cigar.

Speaking of good cigars, nothing can make those moments out in the woods better than with quality smoke. Whether you’re on the trail, by the lake, or even resting near the campfire, a good cigar can elevate these moments with nature by enveloping us and our senses with warm and pleasing aromas only premium tobaccos can provide.

So without further ado, here are our Top 5 Cigars to bring with you while camping. Don’t forget to get the limited-time sampler at the link below!

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Oscar Valladares Wild Hunter

Country of Origin: Honduras

Wrapper: Honduras

Binder: Honduras

Filler: Honduras

Strength: Medium-Full

Size: 6 x 52 Toro

Smoke Time: 65-70 minutes

Oscar Valladares takes us to the backwoods for this camping-themed Honduran puro that will, by surprise, catch your eye and pallet with its spot-on packaging and earthy flavors. The Wild Hunter by Oscar Valladares is a 6 x 52 Toro filled with premium long-filler tobaccos grown in the Copan region of Honduras, right on Oscar’s farm.

Tucked away under a layer of camo, 20 beautifully hand-rolled sticks await your enjoyment for a long weekend in the woods with coffee-cream colored wrappers and hours of enjoyment.

The cold draw from The Hunter sparks your tastebuds with slight spice but will warm your palette for a rich creamy smoke that draws perfectly in this medium-bodied cigar once lit.

Distinguished notes of maple, cedar, and roasted almond grow upfront seamlessly within this blend of natural earthy flavors of fresh pine, forest, and vegetation in this vitola.

With a burn time of 45 minutes, you’ll love this cigar down to its nub; and at only $10.00 MSRP a smoke you can catch yourself a box at one heck of a deal right before your next camping trip.

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La Coalicion by Crowned Heads

Country of Origin: Nicaragua

Wrapper Type: Connecticut Broadleaf

Binder: Sumatra

Filler: Dominican Republic / Nicaragua

Strength: Full

Cigar Size: 6 x 52 Siglo

Smoke Time: 75 minutes

Camping is not only a great way to experience a primal sense of self in the wilderness but to also bond with fellow friends and peers through the common love of the natural world. In Coalition we build stronger bonds and fruitful lives with others that expand our complex world.

The La Coalicion by Crowned Heads, CEO John Huber teamed up with Drew Estate’s Willy Herrera to produce this complex and one-of-a-kind blend that is perfect to share among friends.

Bound in Sumatran tobaccos, this gem has been blended using both Dominican and Nicaraguan long-fillers while being wrapped in a Connecticut Maduro Broadleaf giving this cigar both a sweet and spicy mash-up similar to a sweet and salty trail mix.

Flavor notes of dried cherries, wheat, and chocolate-covered pretzels take the palate on a journey throughout the length of this full-bodied smoke.

Rolled out in four vastly expansive styles, there’s a La Coalicion for anyone and any adventure you’re looking to take on.

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Henry Clay War Hawk

Country of Origin: Honduras

Wrapper: Ecuador Connecticut

Binder: Broadleaf

Filler: Honduras

Strength: Medium

Size: 5 x 44 Corona

Smoke Time: 45-50 minutes

If you’re in the market for a medium body smoke that will last you on those extra miles of diverging trails look no further than the Henry Clay War Hawk.

This Cuban heritage brand has reinvented itself from earlier blends by swapping out the Connecticut broadleaf tobacco used for its wrapper and putting it as the binder, replacing the wrapper with Ecuadorian Sumatra tobacco giving this Honduran filled gen a complex smoke a nutty and sweet flavor profile.

Notes of earth, almond, cocoa, and pepper are prominent throughout the stick, though more spice comes through as you come down to the final third.

Sold in a 5×44 corona, 5×54 Robusto, and 6×50 toro, a 25 box of these gems will run you around $175 – $200 and are well worth the price for the flavor profile alone.

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Alec Bradley Tempus Nicaragua

Country of Origin: Nicaragua

Wrapper: Nicaragua

Binder: Nicaragua

Filler: Nicaragua

Strength: Medium-Full

Size: 6 x 52 Medius 6

Smoke Time: 65-70 minutes

The Alec and Bradley Tempus Nicaragua is by far my favorite camping cigar on this list. With its woodsy flavors and dark brown and gold band, this cigar was made for adding some luxury to your camping experience.

Medium to full-bodied, this smoke features tobaccos grown in the Esteli, Condega, and Jalapa regions of Nicaragua, making this puro tried and true to its origins.

With flavor notes of cinnamon, leather, earth, and sweet wheat, this blend is the perfect companion to the smell of the fresh grown leaves, flowers, and falls along your trail.

Coming in seven styles ranging from all mostly rolled in large ring gauges, the Tempus is one smoke you’ll want to try when you’re ready to kick back and relax.

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Joya Silver

Country of Origin: Nicaragua

Wrapper: Ecuador Oscuro

Binder: Mexico

Filler: Nicaragua

Strength: Medium-Full

Size: 6.25 × 46 Ultra

Smoke Time: 65-70 minutes

Last on our list is ironically the cigar I would pick to wake up to and get my day started. With full body and strength, the Joya de Nicaragua Silver Ultra is a dark and creamy cigar that pairs perfectly with my morning cup of black joe.

Box pressed, you’ll find the construction on the gem is a delight leaving you with a perfect burn and ash.

Wrapped in an Ecuadorian Oscuro wrapper and bound in Mexican tobaccos, this complex blend delivers creamy textures that intensify as you burn down this stick.

With prominent flavors of coffee, mocha, leather, and spice, this is by far the spoke to get you started whether that be out on the lake, or hiking through the trees, and at around $8 a stick, this could easily be that getaway to start your morning after the camping adventures have finished.

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