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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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Temperature or Humidity? Whats Important

By  •  General, Cigar

There’s been a lot of discussion on what matters more–temperature or humidity–when storing cigars, and there’s also a lot of bad information on this subject out there. But the bottom …
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What’s the difference between cigar and a cigarette?

By  •  General, Cigar

Premium cigars differ from cigarettes in one big way—cigarettes are wrapped in paper or, as the National Cancer Institute puts it “other substance that does not contain tobacco”, while cigars …
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