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Cigars and Food Pairing

When it comes to cigars and food pairing, some cigar enthusiasts are totally behind it, while others are not. If you’re someone who happens to enjoy smoking a premium cigar and you have a love for fine food, then the tips in my guide while help you find the perfect […]

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6 Good Reasons People Smoke Cigars

There are many good reasons for people to smoke cigars, whether it’s celebrating the start of a new year, a promotion at work, or the birth of a child. Cigar smoking can be the perfect way to commemorate important moments in your life, or they can be a great way […]

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Best Cigar Apps

These days, pretty much every cigar smoker has access to a tablet or smartphone, which is why I’ve created this guide to the best cigar apps designed for a variety of platforms, so you should have no trouble finding the perfect app, whether you use an Android, a Samsung, or […]

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How to Hold a Cigar

As a beginner, you’ll have a lot to learn about smoking a cigar, including how to ash a cigar, what type of cigar cutter to use, how to tell a good cigar from a cheap one, and even how to hold a cigar. Believe it or not, learning how to […]

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How to Ash a Cigar

When you’re smoking a cigar, you don’t have to constantly flick or tap on the ash like you would if you were smoking a cigarette. A handmade cigar is made out of long-filler tobacco. This type of tobacco holds a sturdier longer ash compared to a cigarette. But if you […]

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What is a Stogie?

The cigar industry has an interesting and rich history, including how the cigar evolved from a few rolled-up leaves to what they are today. Most cigar smokers have heard the term “stogie” at one point or another. The word is commonly thrown around by both new and experienced cigar smokers, […]

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A Journey Through Cigar History

Cigar smoking has changed so much over the last one hundred years. Many people are often surprised to learn that cigars themselves have been in existence for thousands of years, but we really don’t know much about cigars and how they were created before Columbus came upon their existence in […]

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Cigar Etiquette and Traditions

For some, there’s nothing better than heading to a cigar lounge, lighting up, and taking in the atmosphere. But if you’re a new smoker, you may not know the ropes when it comes to the dos and don’ts of smoking at a lounge, at a friend’s house, or smoking in […]

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How to Remove Cigar Smell From Your Clothes

The scent of stale cigar smoke can linger on your clothes for days. It’s not exactly the most pleasant smell in the world, which is why so many smokers find themselves googling “how to remove cigar smell from your clothes”. If you find yourself searching for a solution to a […]

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How Long do Cigars Last?

There’s nothing quite like lighting up a perfectly aged cigar, tasting that complex flavor, and the perfect aroma. But what if you’ve invested in a collection that has gone bad, simply because you didn’t know how to store your cigars, what each type of cigar’s shelf life is, and what […]

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5 Great Cigar Blogs to Follow in 2020

Cigar blogs are often the go-to place for new smokers and aficionados alike, but why? These blogs keep tabs on the latest news in the industry, whether your favorite brand is coming out with a new cigar, a lounge in your neck of the woods is opening, or you’re looking […]

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Do Cigars Affect Your Sleep?

Smoking can have an unwanted impact on your stamina, your energy level, and can even cause you to feel nauseous or fatigued if you go overboard and smoke too much in a single day. But what about at night? Do cigars affect your sleep and can excessive smoking have an […]

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How to Get Rid of Cigar Breath

Every cigar smoker will have to deal with clothes that reek of smoke, but if you’re trying to get close to someone else, or even if you’re having a one on one discussion with a co-worker, bad breath is something you want to avoid at all costs. Learning how to […]

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The Risks of Cigar Smoking

The fact that smoking is linked to cancer and heart disease is no secret. In fact, you may have made the switch to cigars from cigarettes thinking it will help you cut down, minimize your chances of cancer or health issues in the future, and that they may be even […]

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Famous Smokers Throughout History

Did you know that some of the century’s most influential people were also cigar aficionados? There have been many famous smokers throughout history, and it shows us that many popular and influential people have embraced this time-honored hobby. It’s still common these days to see movie stars, politicians, and other […]

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Best Cigar Lounges And Bars – Our Top List

Currently, there are a total of sixteen states in America that allow smoking in bars. This type of smoking ban has had a big impact on the cigar community since it’s turned many cigar enthusiasts’ favorite drinking spots into a smoke-free zone. If you’re someone who appreciates cigar pairing and […]

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Best Humidor Brands: High-End Manufacturers of the Top Models

Every cigar aficionado knows that premium cigars should be kept in a humidor in order to maintain flavor and freshness. Otherwise, without a humidor, you’re simply wasting money. Cigars can dry out surprisingly fast if they’re not kept in the proper temperature with the right humidity level. That’s where the […]

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How to Adjust the Humidity of Your Humidor Like an Expert

Learning how to adjust the humidity of your humidor important in order to maintain the proper humidity level ranging from 62 to 74% humidity. Ideally, you would be able to maintain 70% humidity but this percentage is very hard for many humidor owners to maintain. I’ll walk you through the […]

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Why is My Humidor not Holding Humidity?

Is your humidor not holding humidity? This is actually a common problem that most beginner cigar enthusiasts face. Additionally, most humidor owners will have trouble in the beginning setting it to the right humidity level. In some instances, it can be due to a broken gauge. But more often than […]

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Unique Cigar Sizes and Shapes

In terms of cigar sizes, there are several to choose from. Each size and style of cigar offers a different type of smoking experience and flavor, in addition to a longer or shorter burning time. Additionally, the different sizes can also have an impact on price, which can make choosing […]