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The Characteristics of a Winning Cigar, Part 2
September 18, 2014

The Characteristics of a Winning Cigar, Part 2

By  •  Cigar

We recently posted about the construction and smokability that a premium cigar should have. In this article, we discuss finding a cigar that you personally might enjoy.

1. Understand Strength …
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Cigar Construction 101
September 18, 2014

Cigar Construction 101

By  •  Cigar

Here’s a primer on the anatomy of a cigar. Knowing how it is constructed will enhance your appreciation for its quality and may help you better understand where the flavors …
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The Characteristics of a Winning Cigar, Part 1
September 18, 2014

The Characteristics of a Winning Cigar, Part 1

By  •  Cigar

While cigar taste is very subjective – to each his or her own is the best approach – there are some principles universally accepted for what makes a good cigar …
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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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