Purpose Investments Inc. Anticipates No Special Distributions on all ETFs and Mutual Funds based on latest 2016 Annual Capital Gains Estimates

TORONTO, ON—(Marketwired – November 30, 2016) – Purpose Investments Inc. is pleased to announce today that the following funds are not expected to have annual capital gains distributions for the 2016 tax year:

Purpose Fund Corp.

  • Purpose Core Dividend Fund
  • Purpose Total Return Bond Fund
  • Purpose Monthly Income Fund
  • Purpose Tactical Hedged Equity Fund
  • Purpose Diversified Real Asset Fund
  • Purpose Best Ideas Fund
  • Purpose Duration Hedged Real Estate Fund
  • Purpose Enhanced US Equity Fund
  • Purpose Premium Money Market ETF
  • Purpose Premium Yield Fund
  • Purpose Conservative Income Fund
  • Purpose Canadian Financial Income Fund

Purpose Trust Funds

  • Purpose Multi–Strategy Market Neutral Fund
  • Purpose US Dividend Fund
  • Purpose International Dividend Fund
  • Purpose International Tactical Hedged Equity Fund
  • Purpose Tactical Investment Grade Bond Fund
  • Purpose High Interest Savings ETF
  • Purpose US Cash ETF
  • Limited Duration Investment Grade Preferred Securities Fund
  • Investment Grade Managed Duration Income Fund
  • Energy Credit Opportunities Income Fund
  • U.S Banks Income & Growth Fund
  • Silver Bullion Trust

NexC Partners Corp.

  • NexC Partners Corp.

Please note that these are estimated amounts only. Circumstances may arise which would cause these estimates to change before the Funds' tax year end on December 15, 2016 or December 31, 2016, as applicable.

If necessary, Purpose expects to announce the final annual distribution amounts for the mutual fund trusts as well as the monthly and quarterly cash distributions on or about December 19, 2016. For Purpose Fund Corp. and NexC Partners Corp., both mutual fund corporations, final annual capital gains distributions will be announced on or about January 6, 2016, if necessary. All annual capital gains distributions are considered notional distributions and are automatically reinvested in the funds at the time of the distribution.

Purpose recognizes the concern among investors about the U.S. Passive Foreign Investment Company (PFIC) rules and we have taken an active position in the investment industry by making all Purpose Funds available to Canadian investors who are classified as “U.S. persons” under U.S. tax law. Purpose will provide PFIC Annual Information Statements for all of our investment funds prior to the April U.S. tax reporting deadline for individuals, on an annual basis.

About Purpose Investments
Purpose Investments is an asset management firm inspired by the belief that all investors should have access to great investment products along with low fees. Purpose believes in focusing first on managing risk and creating value that is currently missing from the marketplace, thus empowering all Canadians to be better investors. Purpose has over $2.5 billion in assets under management and currently offers 33 exchange traded funds and mutual funds and 5 closed–end funds across multiple asset classes and both traditional and alternative investment strategies.

Purpose is the manager of NexC Partners Corp. (TSX: NXC), an investment corporation which invests in a portfolio of North American dividend–paying equity securities, plus owns an equity stake in Purpose

Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with an investment in investment funds managed by Purpose. Investment funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. Please read the Funds' prospectus before investing.

ViaDerma, Inc. Clinical Studies Abroad in Europe, the Middle East and Asia Show Promising Results & Leads to Private Label Discussions

LOS ANGELES, CA—(Marketwired – November 30, 2016) – ViaDerma, Inc. (OTC PINK: VDRM), a specialty pharmaceutical company devoted to bringing new products to market, recently announced today several patients have had significant treatment success with the use of its innovative transdermal system for the delivery of its FDA registered drug, Viabecline. Significant results have been achieved in just 10 days of treatment using ViaDerma's proprietary transdermal delivery system. The solution combined with FDA registered drugs can increase the absorption as much as 100 times directly to the localized treatment areas. The “Patent Pending Transdermal System” can deliver medications and nutrients into the body through the skin. For example, a deep wound with the hip bone exposed, had significant healing results, at the Dar Al Zahraa Hospital in Tripoli, Lebanon, after just 10 days. ViaDerma is seeing amazing penetration and absorption with localized wound treatment. “We are also in the clinical testing stages of an anti–aging topical solution, topical pain medication, a topical for male–pattern baldness, and a topical designed to boost male libido,” said CEO Dr. Christopher Otiko.

Viabecline, a topical liquid tetracycline–based antibiotic that uses a patent–pending innovative transdermal delivery system that can convert oral medication active ingredients into topical drugs. The drug is FDA–registered as a first aid antibiotic to help prevent skin infection in minor cuts, scrapes, and burns, but importantly, has also shown to be effective in fighting more harmful forms of staphylococcus aureus infections, which are commonly known as 'staph infections.' Without the introduction of novel antibiotic treatments, infections can spread and sometimes become life threatening.

Market for the following Drugs:
Topical antibiotics – $6 billion/year
Toenail antifungal drugs – $3 billion/year
Diabetic amputations – $3 billion/year
Global acne – $2.8 million in 2009, estimates of $3.02 billion by 2016
Psoriasis – $2.4 billion in 2010, estimates of over $7.3 billion by 2015
Eczema – $2.5 billion in 2014

ViaDerma has had Clinical success in a very short time frame. We see the use of many drugs along with our “Proprietary Transdermal Delivery System” for the treatment and continuing studies looks very promising and demonstrates efficacy in terms of treating several unrelated diseases. “We are enthusiastic about the results we have achieved to date in terms of the anecdotal feedback we have received from the medical community. We are also in early–stage discussion with two companies to private label Viabecline for distribution in the Middle East, Asia and North Africa, and Europe,” said Dr. Christopher Otiko, ViaDerma's founder and CEO.

About ViaDerma, Inc.
ViaDerma, Inc. (OTC PINK: VDRM) is a publicly traded specialty pharmaceutical company committed to bringing new products to market and licensing its innovative technology to current leaders in the pharmaceutical industry in a wide variety of therapeutic areas. ViaDerma's lead product, Viabecline, uses an innovative transdermal delivery method that allows for application of active ingredients in a topical form. This patent–pending dual carrier transdermal technology may be applied in products within the medical and cosmetic markets. Also, Patent application using the combination of CBDs and THC with the delivery system was filed in 2014. The use of CBDs is known for the reduction of inflammation and for the treatment of several diseases, such as, nicotine addiction, fibromyalgia, Cohn's disease, schizophrenia, migraine headaches, pain management for cancer and Multiple Sclerosis. For more information, please visit: www.viadermalicensing.com

Forward Looking Statements
Forward–Looking Statements certain statements in this release that are not historical facts are “forward–looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements may be identified using words such as “anticipate,” “believe,” “expect,” “future,” “may,” “will,” “would,” “should,” “plan,” “projected,” “intend,” and similar expressions. Such forward–looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward–looking statements. The Company's future operating results are dependent upon many factors, including but not limited to the Company's ability to: (i) obtain sufficient capital or a strategic business arrangement to fund its expansion plans; (ii) build the management and human resources and infrastructure necessary to support the growth of its business; (iii) competitive factors and developments beyond the Company's control; and (iv) other risk factors. We assume no obligation to update the information contained in this news release.

Difference Capital Announces Special Meeting Results

TORONTO, ON—(Marketwired – November 30, 2016) – Difference Capital Financial Inc. (“DCF” or the “Company“) (TSX: DCF) (TSX: DCF.DB) announces that at a special meeting of shareholders of the Company (the “Shareholder Meeting“) held today, shareholders approved a special resolution to amend the Company's articles to provide for the consolidation of its common shares (the “Common Shares“) on the basis of one (1) post–consolidation common share for every five (5) pre–consolidation common shares outstanding (the “Consolidation“). Upon completion of the Consolidation, DCF will have approximately 5,866,496 Common Shares outstanding.

The Consolidation has been conditionally approved by the Toronto Stock Exchange, subject to the delivery of certain documents.

No fractional Common Shares will be issued in connection with the Consolidation. Any fractional interest in Common Shares that would otherwise result from the Consolidation will be rounded up to the next whole Common Share, if the fractional interest is equal to or greater than one–half of a share, and rounded down to the next whole share if the fractional interest is less than one–half of a Common Share.

The Company's outstanding incentive stock options and convertible debentures will be adjusted on the same basis (5:1) to reflect the Consolidation in accordance with their respective terms, with proportionate adjustments being made to exercise prices.

Registered shareholders have received a letter of transmittal from the Company's transfer agent, Computershare Investor Services Inc., providing instructions on how to exchange their share certificates representing pre–Consolidation common shares for new share certificates or Direct Registration Advice (DRS) representing post–Consolidation common shares to which they are entitled as a result of the Consolidation. No action is required by non–registered shareholders (shareholders who hold their Common Shares through an intermediary) to effect the Consolidation.

Details of the Shareholder Meeting are contained in the management information circular that was mailed to shareholders on November 3, 2016 and which was also made available on DCF's profile at www.sedar.com.

Caution Regarding Forward–Looking Statements

Included in this press release are matters that constitute “forward–looking” information. Forward–looking statements may be identified by words such as “plans”, “proposes”, “anticipates”, “estimates”, “intends”, “expects”, “believes”, “may”, “will”, “potential”, “eventual”, “explore”, “could”, “should”, “seek”, “take advantage”, “appears”, “when”, “within” or words of a similar nature. Forward looking statements in this press release include statements relating to future financial results of the Company. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include among others, equity market regulatory risks, risk inherent in foreign operations, competition, and macro–economic risk. These factors are largely outside the control of the Company. All subsequent forward–looking statements attributable to the Company or its agents are expressly qualified in their entirety by these cautionary comments. The Company expressly disclaims any intent or obligation to update publicly forward–looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

About Difference Capital Financial Inc.

Difference Capital Financial Inc. invests in and advises growth companies. We leverage our capital market expertise to help unlock the value in technology, media and healthcare companies as they approach important milestones in their business lifecycle.

Allegiant Travel Company Announces the Pricing of the Reopening of Its 5.50% Senior Notes Due 2019

LAS VEGAS, NV—(Marketwired – November 30, 2016) – Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT) (the “Company”) today announces the pricing of the reopening of its 5.50% senior notes due 2019 (the “notes”). Interest on the notes is payable semiannually on July 15 and January 15, commencing on January 15, 2017. The notes mature on July 15, 2019. The notes were issued at a price of 101.5% of the principal amount, plus accrued interest from July 15, 2016. The total aggregate principal amount outstanding following the offering will be $450 million.

The notes will be consolidated, form a single series, and be fully fungible with the outstanding 5.50% senior notes due 2019 issued on June 25, 2014 and will be general unsecured senior obligations of the Company, guaranteed by all of the Company's wholly owned domestic subsidiaries, and will rank equal in right of payment with all existing or future senior unsecured indebtedness of the Company and each guarantor.

The offering was made pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

The Company intends to use the net proceeds for general corporate purposes.

Goldman, Sachs & Co. is acting as the sole book–running manager for the offering of the notes. The Company intends to file a final prospectus supplement with the SEC for the note offering to which this communication relates. When available, the final prospectus supplement may be obtained for free by visiting the SEC's website at www.sec.gov. or by contacting Goldman, Sachs & Co., Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282 (telephone: 1–866–471–2526, facsimile: 212–902–9316, or email prospectus–ny@ny.email.gs.com).

This press release is for informational purposes only and shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities. Any offering will be made only by means of a preliminary prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus. The offering is not being made in any jurisdiction in which the offer, solicitation or sale thereof would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the blue sky or other laws of such jurisdiction.


Las Vegas–based Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) is focused on linking travelers in small cities to world–class leisure destinations. The airline offers industry–low fares on an all–jet fleet while also offering other travel–related products such as hotel rooms, rental cars and attraction tickets. All can be purchased only through the company website, Allegiant.com. Beginning with one aircraft and one route in 1999, the company has grown to over 80 aircraft and more than 300 routes across the country with base airfares less than half the cost of the average domestic roundtrip ticket. For downloadable press kit, including photos, visit: http://gofly.us/iiFa303wrtF.

Note: This news release was accurate at the date of issuance. However, information contained in the release may have changed. If you plan to use the information contained herein for any purpose, verification of its continued accuracy is your responsibility.

For further information please visit the Company's investor website: http://ir.allegiantair.com.

Reference to the Company's website above does not constitute incorporation of any of the information thereon into this news release.

Macro Enterprises Inc. Announces Stock Option Amendment

FORT ST. JOHN, BC—(Marketwired – November 30, 2016) – The Company (TSX VENTURE: MCR) announces that the exercise prices of certain of its outstanding stock options to purchase up to an aggregate of 1,195,000 Common shares (expiring on September 26, 2019) has been reduced from $3.35 to $1.63 per share and outstanding stock options to purchase up to an aggregate of 540,000 Common shares (expiring on August 19, 2020) has been reduced from $2.35 to $1.63 per share.

The reduction of the exercise prices is subject to acceptance for filing by the TSX Venture Exchange and disinterested shareholder approval where required. The closing trade price of the Company's shares immediately preceding November 30, 2016 was $1.63 per share.

Hamilton County Emergency Communications District Successfully Implements TriTech Inform CAD and Mobile System

SAN DIEGO, CA and CHATTANOOGA, TN—(Marketwired – November 30, 2016) – Hamilton County Emergency Communications District (Hamilton County) in Tennessee successfully implemented Inform CAD and Mobile in November of 2016, the final step in an upgrade of their emergency communications and response technology. The new technologies in place at Hamilton County, TriTech 911 installed in 2014, Inform CAD, and Inform Mobile, provide the County with a modernized communications solution to improve the delivery of services to its citizens.

Key Facts:

  • As a high volume public safety answering point (PSAP), Hamilton County underwent a major technology initiative to become NG911 ready with the implementation of TriTech's 911 call–handling solution. Once the implementation of TriTech 911 was completed, the deployment of TriTech's Inform CAD and Mobile became the natural next step for a complete next generation PSAP solution. With an integrated CAD+911 solution, one of the benefits that Hamilton County call takers will experience includes increased intelligence such as caution notes and call or location history presented to the call taker even before the call is answered.
  • While Hamilton County's previous CAD system was stable, the team wanted to take advantage of new functionality and technologies in the industry. With Inform CAD, dispatchers will have the ability to access security cameras from around the county in the integrated map to receive more information and safeguard first responders. The adoption of Inform Mobile has empowered field personnel with the most up–to–date incident information which also frees up radio traffic. On the horizon, Hamilton County is looking to implement the Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP) interface to automate the processing of information from alarm companies to get first responders on scene faster.
  • Given the size and scope of their operations, Hamilton County had an aggressive implementation timeline. TriTech's implementation team worked in concert with Hamilton County's project team to deliver Inform CAD and Mobile on time and within budget. The collaboration between both teams throughout the process provided ample opportunities for implementing technical and functional changes to ensure end user acceptance.

Supporting Quotes:
John Stuermer, Executive Director, Hamilton County Emergency Communications District
“In order to continue to provide a premium level of service to our community, it is important to upgrade our technology. We are very excited with the possibilities that our new emergency communications platform, one of the leading solutions in the industry, will provide us in terms of minimizing response times and improving responder safety. The strong partnership between the personnel of Hamilton County and TriTech allowed us to get to this point successfully. There is a learning curve when transitioning to a new system, but I was really impressed with how smooth, technically and functionally, the go–live went. It was a true collaboration that resulted in the smoothest implementation and software go–live that our team has ever experienced.

Only three weeks after the go–live for the new CAD system, Hamilton County experienced a very tragic school bus accident which required a mass response from emergency responders in Hamilton County and surrounding counties. Hamilton County Unified Emergency Communications was able to very effectively manage this major incident without problems using the new CAD and Mobile CAD. This is a great testimony to the stability and functionality of the Inform CAD platform as well as the great training provided to our Telecommunicators by TriTech.”

Nasim Golzadeh, Vice President, Operations, TriTech Software Systems
“Successful implementation of our public safety solutions is a very collaborative effort between TriTech and the customer, and Hamilton County has been an excellent partner for us during each implementation. Their IT and operations teams worked very closely with TriTech's team, and showed a tremendous amount of support, engagement, and ownership throughout the process. As they are now operational on the Inform Suite, Hamilton County will be able to leverage the rich layers of information throughout the emergency response and reporting workflow to enhance their delivery of services to their citizens as well as improve the effectiveness of their operations.”

About TriTech Software Systems
TriTech revolutionized the public safety industry by becoming one of the first vendors to embed mapping technology into computer–aided dispatch software and to develop one the most sophisticated recommendation algorithms.

Today, TriTech leads the way as the undisputed leader with software that covers every facet within the incident–response workflow, including 9–1–1, computer–aided dispatch, field–based reporting, records management, jail management, analytics and intelligence, patient care reporting, and ambulance billing software. Providing customers with unmatched satisfaction levels and delivering innovative solutions has made TriTech the most trusted partner in public safety software.

ARUP Announces New CMO, Dr. Julio Delgado

SALT LAKE CITY, UT—(Marketwired – November 30, 2016) – ARUP Laboratories, a national clinical and anatomic pathology reference laboratory and a leader in innovative laboratory research and development, announced the appointment of Julio Delgado, MD, MS, as chief medical officer (CMO), director of laboratories, and co–chief of the Clinical Pathology Division effective January 1, 2017. Delgado's appointment fills a vacancy left by the departure of Jerry Hussong, MD, DDS.

“We are fortunate to have Julio join our executive team. During his time at ARUP, Julio has been instrumental in driving ARUP's innovation and commitment to patient care. Based on his collaborative leadership style and knowledge of healthcare, we are confident that he will contribute to our success in this rapidly changing healthcare environment,” said Edgar Braendle, MD, president and CEO of ARUP.

Delgado joined ARUP Laboratories in 2006 as a medical director in the Department of Immunology. He served as co–executive director of the ARUP Institute for Clinical and Experimental Pathology® from 2013 to 2015. Delgado is an associate professor of pathology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. He received his MD from Universidad Industrial de Santander in Colombia and his MS degree in epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health, completing both his clinical residency training in clinical pathology and his research fellowship in immunology at the Harvard Medical School.

He is board certified in clinical pathology and histocompatibility laboratory testing by the American Board of Pathology and the American Board of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics.

“I'm excited to take on this new opportunity and continue the important role of providing actionable, accurate, cost–efficient, and clear laboratory results that help physicians manage patient diseases and tailor treatment,” said Delgado. “With my academic medical background, I'm interested in preserving and strengthening ARUP's reputation as the premiere academic reference laboratory in the country.”

Hussong is leaving ARUP to pursue a new opportunity in the laboratory industry.

“Since joining ARUP in 2012, Jerry has worked tirelessly in promoting continuous quality improvement in our clinical operations. He has been an outstanding representative of ARUP with clients, prospective clients, professional organizations, and regulatory agencies. Jerry will be missed, and we wish him success in the next phase of his career,” said Braendle.

About ARUP Laboratories

Founded in 1984, ARUP Laboratories is a leading national reference laboratory and a nonprofit enterprise of the University of Utah and its Department of Pathology. ARUP offers more than 3,000 tests and test combinations, ranging from routine screening tests to esoteric molecular and genetic assays. ARUP serves clients across the United States, including many of the nation's top university teaching hospitals and children's hospitals, as well as multihospital groups, major commercial laboratories, group purchasing organizations, military and other government facilities, and major clinics. In addition, ARUP is a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development, led by the efforts of the ARUP Institute for Clinical and Experimental Pathology®.

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ASIS International Makes Enterprise Security Risk Management a Global Strategic Priority

ALEXANDRIA, VA—(Marketwired – November 30, 2016) – ASIS International (ASIS), the leading association for security management professionals worldwide, has named Enterprise Security Risk Management (ESRM) a global strategic priority for the association and has committed to infusing its concepts into all programs and services.

Both a philosophy and management system, ESRM uses globally established risk management principles to help security professionals manage the varied security risks facing organizations. By making ESRM a strategic objective, ASIS is looking to shift the profession from a siloed approach to security management to a more collaborative process.

“Threats today are increasingly more sophisticated, targeting organizations in myriad ways. In addition, the rapidly evolving business and compliance landscape requires a more holistic and strategic approach to managing organizational risk,” says David C. Davis, CPP, President, ASIS International. “As the only global professional association representing the total spectrum of security, ASIS is uniquely positioned to lead this effort.”

ESRM covers not only traditional security issues such as loss prevention and terrorism, but also a broad array of topics including brand protection, business continuity, corporate espionage, cybersecurity, information security, resilience, and white collar crime. Davis goes on to note “by embracing an ESRM mindset, our members will become more effective security professionals and more valuable members of their organizations.”

To lead this initiative, the Board of Directors has established a two–year ESRM commission, headed by Dave N. Tyson, CPP, 2016 ASIS International chairman of the board. Tyson notes that while ASIS has been involved in ESRM for years, it has never committed to driving the approach in this manner or emphasizing its vital importance to the work ASIS members do.

“The commission will develop a framework to integrate ESRM into all ASIS education, white papers, research, and other professional offerings,” said Tyson. “We believe the result will be a more empowered membership, safer enterprises, a more strategic approach to risk, and a more cost–effective security function.”

Serving alongside Tyson on the commission are Brian J. Allen, CPP; Raymond T. O'Hara, CPP, executive vice president, AS Solution; John A. Petruzzi, Jr., CPP; John E. Turey, CPP, senior director of Enterprise Security Risk Management, TE Connectivity; and Volker Wagner, senior vice president, Deutsche Telekom. Additional members — from across the globe, industries, and specialties — are expected to be added. ASIS will also look to collaborate with other organizations to advance the richness and value of the content it develops. For more information, visit www.asisonline.org/esrm.

About ASIS International
ASIS International (ASIS) is the largest membership organization for security management professionals that crosses industry sectors, embracing every discipline along the security spectrum from operational to cybersecurity. Founded in 1955, ASIS is dedicated to increasing the effectiveness of security professionals at all levels.

Through hundreds of chapters across the globe, ASIS develops and delivers board certifications and industry standards, hosts networking opportunities, publishes the award–winning Security Management magazine, and offers educational programs, including the Annual Seminar and Exhibits — the security industry's most influential event. Whether providing thought leadership through the CSO Center for the industry's most senior executives or advocating before business, government, or the media, ASIS is focused on advancing the profession, and ensuring that the security community has access to intelligence, resources, and technology needed within the business enterprise. www.asisonline.org

Cigar Advisor Releases 2016 CA Report: West Coast Beer and Cigar Pairings

EASTON, PA —(Marketwired – November 30, 2016) – Cigar Advisor published a new article entitled “2016 CA Report: West Coast Beer and Cigar Pairings,” by copywriter Jonathan Detore and beer expert Lauren Lerch. Cigar Advisor is an online cigar magazine that brings a fresh, irreverent, and down–to–earth perspective on all things cigar related to thousands of cigar lovers around the world. In addition to educational cigar content and behind–the–scenes cigar industry articles from some of the business's top names, Cigar Advisor delivers an array of content about a variety of topics of interest to people who enjoy the cigar lifestyle.

Author Jonathan Detore's “Cigar Advisor Releases 2016 CA Report: West Coast Beer and Cigar Pairings” is a collaboration piece, soliciting help from Red Rock Brewery's Lauren Lerch, an avid beer fan and expert. From judging beer tastings to covering a wide array of topics within the micro–brew industry on her website Crafty Beer Girls along with her partner Jenni, Lauren's experience with west coast beers was an integral part in creating this piece. Throughout the article Jonathan lists some of the best–selling cigars in the industry along with their flavor notes, including such favorites as the Acid Kuba Kuba and Romeo y Julieta 1875. Lauren then gives her interpretation as to which brew made exclusively in the western United States would pair with each cigar.

When asked about the article, Cigar Advisor's Jonathan Detore said “This was a great way to try and reach the west coast and make them feel included in our community. It's hard to cover west coast beers in detail considering we call the east coast home. That's why I think it was really important to get someone from out west to be a part of this, and who better than my longtime friend Lauren? She knows more about beer than I probably do about cigars, so it was obvious that she would be my go–to person, and luckily she agreed to help. With so many good brews coming out of Colorado, Oregon, and Utah, I'm sure it wasn't hard for her to pick out some personal winners for her. The trick was really pairing the beers with the cigars and finding those flavor notes that really jive.”

This collaborative piece lists five different cigars with a west coast beer pairing for each. Most brews can be found on a national basis in order to give Cigar Advisor's audience a chance to sample these recommended beer and cigar pairings for themselves. In addition, Famous Smoke Shop has released a Pairing guide that allows you to pair both liquor and beers with some great cigars — Cheek it out here.

Cigar Advisor magazine is a digital publication created for real cigar enthusiasts who love tobacco and live the lifestyle. Cigar smokers are passionate about almost everything they do — whether it's the drinks they savor, the food they devour, the cars and motorcycles they dream of, the sports they're fanatical about or the women they love, Cigar Advisor shares those passions with a razor–sharp edge, soaking up each day and experience as if it were our last. For those interested in learning more about Cigar Advisor, log on to Cigar Advisor or to find more about Crafty Beer Girls or Red Rock Brewery, check out www.craftybeergirls.com and www.redrockbrewing.com respectively.

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