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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?

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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?

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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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