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Tobacco Harvesting
November 9, 2014

Tobacco Harvesting

By  •  General, Cigars

The harvesting of tobacco for cigars is a difficult process and the proper time to begin harvesting depends upon a number of different factors. One aspect of harvesting the tobacco …
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Cigars and Taxes: 1863 to 1868
September 19, 2014

Cigars and Taxes: 1863 to 1868

By  •  General, Cigars

Congress, when the country is in debt, has never hesitated to tax that which is popular. Think of the high taxes today on gasoline, alcohol and tobacco products.

The Civil …
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Great Cigar T-Shirts
September 18, 2014

Great Cigar T-Shirts

By  •  General

One of the fun things about attending large cigar gatherings, besides enjoying fantastic cigars and catching up with friends, is reading some of the great cigar-themed t-shirts people are wearing.


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Just Getting Started: Choosing your First Six Cigars
September 18, 2014

Just Getting Started: Choosing your First Six Cigars

By  •  General, Cigars

If you’re planning to pick up a few cigars as the first ones you smoke, we’ve got a few tips that will lead to a successful foray into the world …
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What’s the Right Size Humidor for You?
September 18, 2014

What’s the Right Size Humidor for You?

By  •  General

Perhaps you’d answer the question by saying “a ten by ten walk-in humidor,” but we’re trying to be practical here!

Buying a humidor, especially your first humidor, takes some forethought. …
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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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Small Cigars Worth a Second Look
September 18, 2014

Small Cigars Worth a Second Look

By  •  General, Cigars

Many guys think that small cigars – call them cigarillos if you want – are novelties or maybe stogies that only women like. A second look at small cigars might …
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Picking the Brains of Other Cigar Smokers
September 18, 2014

Picking the Brains of Other Cigar Smokers

By  •  General, Cigar Smokers

There’s always something new to learn about cigars and smoking them for enjoyment, no matter how long you’ve been smoking. This is partly true because the cigar industry continues to …
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A First for Romeo y Julieta: A Nicaraguan Puro
September 18, 2014

A First for Romeo y Julieta: A Nicaraguan Puro

By  •  General

No one can deny that Nicaraguan tobacco has become the favorite of smokers who like a full-bodied smoke with a heavy right hand.

In addition, no one mistakes the tradition-infused …
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A New Glass Shape for India Pale Ale and Some Pairing Ideas!
September 18, 2014

A New Glass Shape for India Pale Ale and Some Pairing Ideas!

By  •  General

As you know, if you’ve ordered a variety of drinks while in restaurants and bars, each type of drink is served in its own style of glass. It’s more than …
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