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Freezing Cigars

By  •  General, Cigar

For long-term storage of premium cigars, sticking them in a freezer might seem to make some sense. As long as you put them in and leave them there, it’s not …
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Cutting Cigars in Half

By  •  General, Cigar

In theory, it makes some sense—buying a longer version of your favorite cigar if the shorter one’s not available—and chopping it into two. Two cigars for maybe a little more …
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Cigar Trivia

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Did you know that…car cigarette lighters are actually cigar lighters? They were originally designed as such, which makes sense when you consider their size, which is a much better fit …
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A Cigar Case in a Pinch

By  •  Cigar

If you lift weights or work out in some other way, you might have come across protein shots packaged in thick plastic tubes. It seems kind of a shame to …
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Small Batch Cigars

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Small-batch cigars occupy a small segment of the cigar market, and that’s exactly what their manufacturers intend them to do. These cigars are created in limited quantities, often very limited …
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What a toothy wrapper looks like

By  •  Cigar

You’ll see some cigars described as having “tooth” or a “toothy wrapper”. This means that these cigars have tiny, concentrated pockets of oil in their wrappers. All tobacco contains oil; …
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Cigar Tax

By  •  Cigar

Bull-SCHIP?

You’d have to be living under a rock these days not to know about the federal legislation that affects what you pay for cigars that took effect on April …
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Cigar Humidifier

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Humidification devices…is it time to upgrade?

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 …
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Rocky Patel Cigars

By  •  General, Cigar

Rocky Patel is a man with a mission — to create the finest premium cigars in the world. He started his company more than a decade ago, then survived the …
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Seasoning your Humidor

By  •  Cigar

Time for a little spring cleaning?

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 …
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