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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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What Foods Go Well With Cigars

By  •  General, Cigar

What foods go well with cigars? Maybe the better question is, what doesn’t? Whether you’re putting together a cigar dinner where you puff while eating or planning to enjoy your …
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Pairing Cigars and Drinks

By  •  General, Cigar

The saying “just about anything goes” definitely is apropos when it comes to pairing cigars with drinks. Try to find a drink that doesn’t go well with a cigar, as …
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What Are Young Cigars?

By  •  General, Cigar

“Young” cigars are simply what the name suggests; they’re cigars that are not far removed from the manufacturing process. In other words, they’re fairly freshly formed.

Typically, cigars are given …
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Wet Cigars

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What are wet cigars?

The term “wet” when used to describe cigars can mean a couple of different things, neither of which being very desirable. It can apply to young …
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Time for a little spring Humidor cleaning?

By  •  General, Cigar

Temperatures are rising, flowers and trees are budding out…spring is definitely in the air. The change of season does something to people—maybe it’s the sap rising—that typically results in dusting …
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Smoking Indoors

By  •  General, Cigar

It’s no secret that cigars can be somewhat stinky when smoked in enclosed areas. Depending on the size of the cigar, how long it’s smoked, and the conditions where it’s …
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Parts of a Tobacco Plant

By  •  General, Cigar

Knowing about the different parts of a tobacco plant might seem to be in the category of “more than you need to know,” but if you really want to fully …
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Humidification Devices

By  •  General, Cigar

If you’ve been smoking cigars for a time, or you’re just an old-school type, odds are you’re using the traditional device to keep them humid. Known generally as Credos, after …
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