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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 2021

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 […]