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Season Your Humidor
February 10, 2009 – 12:53 am | 2 Comments
Season Your Humidor

You have just purchased, received, or maybe even found a new humidor that you would like to put to good use. So what’s the first thing you should do?
Keep your cigars away!
Before your cigars …

Cigar Shapes and Sizes
December 17, 2008 – 9:51 am | Comments Off
Cigar Shapes and Sizes

Cigar shapes and sizes are both known as the “vitola“.
The shape and size of a cigar is given by two measurements the consist of the ring gauge and its length.
The ring gauge is defined by …

Culebra Cigar Story
December 14, 2008 – 12:41 pm | 2 Comments
Culebra Cigar Story

Culebra cigars are a unique cigar that has been around since the 1800′s. “Culebra” means “snake” in spanish – and as you can tell the shape was given this name because it resembles 3 snakes …

How to Purge a Cigar
December 7, 2008 – 11:36 pm | 4 Comments
How to Purge a Cigar

Purging your cigar is a practice that helps eliminate the “bitter” taste or flavor that commonly happens at some point during your smoke (usually the end). The taste you are trying to rid is made …

Tobacco Beetles
August 19, 2008 – 2:32 am | Comments Off
Tobacco Beetles

Tobacco beetles, cigar bugs, or scientifically known as Lasioderma serricorne; This little nuisance can cause destruction of your beloved cigars. With minimal warning and the proper weather conditions the tobacco beetle can turn your cigars …

Cigar Bands On or Off?
June 29, 2008 – 6:38 am | Comments Off
Cigar Bands On or Off?

Do you smoke with the cigar band on or off? This is a cigar question that is asked by many in the hobby.
The quick answer is this: Old European etiquette says remove it, however you …