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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 …

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 …