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  • 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 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...

  • Smoking a Cigar The Right Way: A Quick Guide To Your First Puff

    For some people, pulling in air without inhaling is a difficult and confusing process, making your cigar smoking experience an unpleasant one. But fret not, we are here to help you get back on the straight and narrow so you can properly enjoy your quality stick stress-free. Why Can’t I Seem To Ta...

  • How to Properly Light a Cigar

    Lighting a cigar isn't like lighting a birthday candle—there's a little more to it. Cigars are fat, and you want all of the material to burn evenly. If you are new to cigars and want to light up like the pros to impress your buds, here are some tips to get you started. Your choice of lighter Typi...

  • 5 Best Places to Smoke a Cigar

    While a quality cigar by itself is a great way to kick back and relax after a long day, it is only a portion of what makes an unforgettable cigar smoking experience. We're firm believers that you need the right smoke spot to enjoy it properly. Fortunately, the world is full of them! Here are five...

  • What's the Difference between Liga Privada and Drew Estate Cigars?

    One thing that can be hard about being a cigar lover is keeping all those different sub-lines straight. There’s nothing complicated about knowing a brand like Drew Estate or a line like Liga Privada, but when they break it out into T52, H99, and Unico, it can be tricky to keep up with. We just wa...

  • What Is a Drew Estate “Cigar Safari?”

    The Drew Estate team are innovators, period. They do things differently. They bring much-needed creativity, experimentation, and of course, swag to all of their efforts. It shows in their art, their inventive blends and methods, their names, and their factory tour experience. In essence, that’s w...

  • Best 6 Cigars for Celebrating Divorce

    Following the end of a marriage, there are quite a few things to consider. Finding a good place to park your car when you sleep in it at night, figuring out fun things to do from 10 am Saturday to 6 pm Sunday with three kids that just want to go home. At the end of the week, you'll need a great c...

  • Cigar Terminology and Cigar Slang You Need To Know

    No hobby is complete without its own jargon, slang, and terminology. Just your luck—this hobby is heavy on Spanish, too! We are here to help you get up to speed on common cigar terminology without the need for an English-Spanish dictionary. Band It’s that colorful design wrapped around the cigar ...

  • Cigars for Graduation (from High School to Doctorates)

    Graduation is a perfect time to enjoy a good smoke. However, there are so many graduations in our learning journeys now that you can't stop at just one! This is why we've compiled a collection of high-quality picks for every educational milestone. Kindergarten Graduation (See's Milk Chocolate Se...

  • Best Cigars for Retirement

    So the day has finally come, you can hang up your hat and start to enjoy your golden years.Now that you have made it to this exciting new chapter in life, it’s time to take up hobbies and activities you have always wanted to try. Start with a choice selection of cigars that will help you celebrat...

  • Most Purchased Cigars for New Fathers

    Celebrating the birth of a child is incomplete without lighting up a quality cigar with family and friends.  Do you have a little one on the way? Here are our top picks for cigars to enjoy when your bundle of joy enters the world.  Arturo Fuente Opus X When your child is born, it is ok to splurge...