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What Cigar Cut Do You Prefer?
September 18, 2014

What Cigar Cut Do You Prefer?

By  •  Cigar

Cutting the cap of a cigar to make it properly smokable is part science and part art. The science of it includes knowing how to use a very sharp cutter …
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Cigars that Pay Homage to Great Tobacco Vintages
September 18, 2014

Cigars that Pay Homage to Great Tobacco Vintages

By  •  Cigars, Cigar

Like the grapes used to make fine wines, some tobacco vintages are superior to what is typically achieved using the same seed in the same fields.

When this pleasant circumstance …
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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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