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How To Taste A Cigar – Cigar Tasting 101

One of the most overwhelming parts of the cigar world is just how many cigars there are out there. If you’re just now starting to get into cigars, the sheer number of different options you can try can quickly become too much. This is why knowing how to taste a […]

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How To Tell If A Cigar Humidor Is Sealed Properly

In the world of cigar humidors, there are quite a lot of cheap, medium-priced, and expensive options for you to choose from. One of the main differences between cheaper and premium boxes is that the budget humidors hardly manage to keep their relative humidity in check. In most cases, this […]

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How To Season And Set Up Your New Humidor

Cigar humidors come in all sizes and shapes. The accessories that come with them also vary from model to model. This is why setting up a new humidor box isn’t always as straightforward as one would hope. Some models will come with their hygrometer unassembled (and uncalibrated), while others will […]

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Cigars Strength Guide – Mild, Medium, or Bold?

Smoking your favorite cigar after a long and successful day at work is one of the most enjoyable experiences out there. When you are just getting started in the cigar world, however, there will be plenty of information you will have to absorb. One of the most important aspects of […]

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Why Are Cuban Cigars So Expensive?

Cuban cigars have held their dominance over the market for centuries. But with the US embargo in place and with other countries claiming a stake in the cigar industry, Cuban cigar prices tend to be put under question. So, why are Cuban cigars so expensive? And do other cigars from […]

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Are Cigars Safer Than Cigarettes?

One of the most common misconceptions in the cigar world is that replacing your everyday cigarettes with occasional cigars is better. The main reasoning behind this is that you end up puffing far less frequently and less is better, right? Well, according to numerous research papers and studies, cigars are, […]

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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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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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5 Great Cigar Blogs to Follow in 2022

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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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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Planning a vacation in Maui, any good places to have a cigar?

Maui is truly spectacular! But cigar smoking and designated spaces are VERY limited. Fear not, the team at Cigar Cutter Expert has researched this topic in the past and used some creative thinking, as Hawaii has strong anti smoking rules. Our suggestions: Possibility: Call first to ask about cigar smoking […]