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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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In a Smoking Rut?

By  •  General, Cigar

It happens sometimes…you find a cigar (or cigars) that you really enjoy and you pretty much stick to them and not much else. But then, one day, you go to …
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Cigars and Golf

By  •  General, Cigar

If you’re a golfer and a cigar smoker, you probably already know about the apparent match made in heaven when cigars and golf come together. Talk about a perfect pairing….you …
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Why smoke a flavored cigar?

By  •  General, Cigar

Like flavored cigarettes, flavored cigars are definitely an acquired taste for some. For others, they define the smoking experience. Should you give them a try if you haven’t done so …
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Why Are Some Cigar Wrappers Oily?

By  •  General, Cigar

All cigar wrappers are oily to some degree, as oil is part of tobacco’s makeup. But some wrappers definitely have a more oily or shiny appearance than others. Some even …
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