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Shades of a Great Cigar Wrapper
September 18, 2014

Shades of a Great Cigar Wrapper

By  •  General, Cigar

When selecting a cigar, you’ve got lots of wrappers from which to choose. Here’s an overview of the various wrapper options. You’ll learn what they are and how they may …
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Five Reasons to Smoke a Cigar
September 17, 2014

Five Reasons to Smoke a Cigar

By  •  Cigar Smoking, Cigar

Why do you smoke cigars? For us, cigars and the enjoyment of them part of a lifestyle that makes sense. Cigars are an asset, a tool. We own our cigars; …
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Quotes to Ponder Over a Great Cigar
September 17, 2014

Quotes to Ponder Over a Great Cigar

By  •  Cigar

We’ve collected cigar quotes in this blog in the past. Here are a few more we’ve come across that are definitely worth considering. Fire up your favorite Nicaragua or Dominican …
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Cigar Spotlight: Camacho Corojo
September 17, 2014

Cigar Spotlight: Camacho Corojo

By  •  General, Cigar

Camacho recently revamped the majority of its blends, and the Corojo was one of the few that remained untouched. The company, now part of the Oettinger-Davidoff Group, likely wouldn’t think …
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How to Avoid Cigar Buzz (If you Want to…)
September 16, 2014

How to Avoid Cigar Buzz (If you Want to…)

By  •  Cigar

Nicotine creates a buzz. Cigar tobacco contain quite a bit of nicotine, especially Nicaraguan cigars. The words Nicaraguan and nicotine having “nic” as the first three letters is merely coincidence, …
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What is a Herf?
September 16, 2014

What is a Herf?

By  •  General, Cigar

Have you heard the term “herf”? It can be used as a noun or a verb.

The verb means to smoke a cigar either by yourself or in a large …
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Acronyms and Abbreviations to Know
September 16, 2014

Acronyms and Abbreviations to Know

By  •  Cigar

As you read our site, cigar reviews or other literature, you’ll come across a range of acronyms and abbreviations. Here’s a handy list of what they mean. Some are technical …
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What Makes a Cigar Enjoyable?
January 17, 2014

What Makes a Cigar Enjoyable?

How do you define a good cigar? While this is a very subjective topic, there are certain characteristics we can agree on. Here’s our list of qualities we look for …
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Aging Cigars the wrapper way

By  •  General, Cigar

Aging cigars is somewhat of an inexact science, which frustrates many cigar enthusiasts. We know that putting cigars away for a certain period of time often improves them, but there’s …
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A Tale of Five Olivas

By  •  General, Cigar

Getting out of a smoking rut doesn’t necessarily mean switching cigar brands, as long as the brand offers a line up with some variety. Oliva is definitely a brand in …
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