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  • 8 Cigar Scenes from Movies Every Cigar Lover Should Know

    1. The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: The “Dying Soldier”We’re just getting Clint Eastwood out of the way because if we didn’t put one of his scenes first, you’d spend the whole list wondering when we were going to get to it. In this scene from The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, we see Blondie share ...

  • Five Cigars to Smoke to Celebrate a Promotion

    There's nothing quite like a promotion. After years of hard work, you're finally being acknowledged for your considerable contributions to the company.To celebrate climbing the corporate ladder, you're going to need a quality smoke. Here are a few choices that make sense. Viaje - Fireworks Boom! ...

  • The Best Ways To Get Rid of Cigar Odor

    Let's face it—not everyone revels in that glorious cigar smell the way cigar lovers do. In fact (and we can't believe we're saying this) there are some people who not only don't like it, but they actually HATE it? Can you believe that? What's wrong with some people? Obviously, if people pay hundr...

  • 5 Cigars That Are Like An Easy Sunday Morning

    Ah, Sunday… It's a day that should be one of the most glorious of the week, but often the dread of the week to come ruins things. However, when you're smoking a cigar in your own yard, balcony, stoop, or truck bed, everything just seems to melt away a bit. There's nothing like it.  Here are five...

  • Selecting the Right Humidor for You

    So you want to buy a humidor, eh? That's a great idea because they're the best way to make sure your valuable cigars stay in perfect smoking shape over weeks, months, or even years. But the kind of humidor that will work best for you depends on what kind of cigar smoker you are, how many cigars y...

  • Cigar Companies That Grow Their Own Tobacco

    You may accuse us of oversimplifying, but to us, at least three types of people are responsible for a great cigar: the farmer who cultivates and ferments the tobacco, the blender who chooses the tobaccos and finds the right combination for their target palate, and the rollers who produce the ciga...

  • Top 6 Drew Estate Sticks for After Hours Smoking

    We enjoy cigars at every time of day. A nice morning stick to get things going. An afternoon drive cigar on the way to a job site. An evening cigar while waiting for dinner or afterward to help you digest. But there’s something special about late-night smokes, lit up when everyone else is headed...

  • 4 Extraordinarily Rare Arturo Fuente Cigars You Have To Try

    Some cigars are reliable. You can always find them. Others, however, are always made in limited edition runs and you can barely catch them when they’re in stock to pick up a few. If you are into chasing the smokes that the whole world is clamoring for, here’s a list of Arturo Fuente singles that ...

  • 6 Crazy Good Smokes with Crazy Names from Drew Estate

    Those dudes just can’t get enough when it comes to artistic expression. While there's a lot of tradition in the cigar business (and the Spanish language is almost mandatory when naming a cigar brand) the Drew Estate team doesn’t give it another thought. They brought the wild individualism of graf...

  • Our Top Picks for Great Smokin’ Tunes

    Cigars and whiskey. Cigars and a cozy lounge. Cigars and a drive down the highway… Cigars pair well with a lot of things—but of course, this list is missing a huge one: Cigars and music.  Relaxing with a smoke, and some music is the perfect way to unwind. Of course, it might be hard for everyon...

  • How To Properly Cut a Cigar

    It's not as obvious as it might seem, right? There's no "cut here" dotted line or anything. So how exactly do you properly cut a cigar? Don’t fret, we’re here to answer your burning questions, so you can enjoy your next smoke to the fullest. Let's get started! How Do I Cut an Appropriate Size Hol...

  • How Are Cigars Made?

    If you've ever tried rolling your own cigar, you know that it's a skill that takes some practice.  And if you put an amateur's roll up against a nice cigar from your humidor, you'll quickly see the differences: rock solid tightness, a clean and smooth exterior, an even burn, an easy draw—a nice c...