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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 …

Iraqi Cigar Case
June 27, 2008 – 3:48 pm | Comments Off
Iraqi Cigar Case

Cigars are no strangers to causing controversy, yet this is the first time that I can remember a cigar case has caused such a media storm. London Mayor Boris Johnson is about to be brought …

Tinder Box Ahwatukee – Phoenix, AZ
June 27, 2008 – 2:24 pm | 2 Comments
Tinder Box Ahwatukee – Phoenix, AZ

Tinder Box Ahwatukee, operated by Jeff Cayton, is located off the intersection of Chandler Blvd and 48th Street just west of I-10. The sign on the storefront now reads “Tinder  Box” is the traditional …

CRA – Cigar Rights of America
June 23, 2008 – 6:50 pm | One Comment
CRA – Cigar Rights of America

CRA – or the Cigar Rights of America is a group that was formed in the wake of troubling actions taken by our local city, state, and government against everyone who enjoys smoking cigars.
The …

Hygrometer Calibration
June 22, 2008 – 11:56 pm | Comments Off
Hygrometer Calibration

You have invested hundreds if not thousands in cigars, lighters, cutters, a smoking jacket, trips to Cuba for the forbidden sticks, and a humidor. Spending lots of money on cigars and accessories is easy; taking …

Bloom, Plume, and Mold
June 22, 2008 – 9:51 pm | 3 Comments
Bloom, Plume, and Mold

Bloom or Plume (same meaning) is a cigar term that describes crystallization due to the rising of tobacco oils from within the cigar to the surface. The air will then dry the excretion creating …