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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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5 Sure Ways To Tell A Cigar Has Gone Bad

Smoking a cigar is something many people prefer to enjoy on their off days, golf trips, and other occasions. However, improper storage conditions, long periods without smoking them, and other factors can greatly impact a cigar’s quality and might even be responsible for ruining it. So, how to distinguish good […]

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5 Unique-Tasting Cigars To Pair With Your Coffee

While cigars are most commonly paired with all sorts of liquors, smoking one with your morning cup of joe is severely underrated. Coffee provides a flavor-rich background for cigars which and as both share similar processing stages of their development, they are a common combination in the cigar world. Finding […]

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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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How Far Down Should a Cigar be Smoked?

The beginner has so much to learn about cigar smoking, such as how far down should a cigar be smoked, how to light one correctly, and even the right and wrong way to ash it. In many cases, it’s really a matter of personal preference, but if you’re a beginner, […]

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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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What is Cigar Humidor Solution?

In the beginning, collecting cigars can seem both exciting and complicated. Fail to provide the proper storage environment and you’re left with dried out cigars. Add too much moisture and your cigars are hard to light, or even worse, moldy. Storing your cigars in a humidor is definitely the 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 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 […]