The Science of Cigar Flavors

Science of Cigar Flavors: You tasted what in that cigar? Have you ever read a cigar review and wondered about the flavors that were used to describe that particular cigar? Or maybe you have also smoked that cigar and it didn’t taste anywhere near what the review(s) said. Before I get into a discussion on […]

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How to Serve Cigars at Your Wedding

If you and/or your soon to be spouse are cigar smokers and you have invited fellow cigar smokers to your wedding, what better way to celebrate than offering cigars at your wedding! While the idea seems simple enough, there are several details that should be thought out to ensure a pleasurable experience for everyone. Here’s […]

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Do Wooden Humidors Lose Humidity Over Time?

I have to admit, the following is a question I have never given much thought to: Do Wooden Humidors Lose Humidity Over Time? People usually ask about the aging of cigars and I guess the humidor’s ability to maintain humidity is just a given. With the invention of the Humidipak and then the Boveda humidification […]

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Cigar-Inspired Holiday Cocktail Recipe

Christmas is coming! How about a drink? Christmas is right around the corner—seriously it’s the 19th already! You have too much on your mind: holiday shopping, parties, meal preparation, family traditions, and you’re still swamped at work. Also, if you’re living outside of Florida, you’ve had a dose of snow and possibly freezing temperatures. Feel […]

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Special: 10 Rules of Proper Cigar Etiquette

Some of the first cigar etiquette rules were written by Zino Davidoff in 1967. Since then, there have been many rules or “suggestions” on what to do or not do with our cigars. Some of these rules are based in time honored traditions while others have come about due to evolving trends in cigar smoking. […]

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A Guide to Infused Cigars

We’ve all gotten THAT cigar before. Maybe a well-meaning friend has given you a box of Don Nobodies or you’ve acquired a handful of samples that are just too bland or mild for your taste. Instead of tossing them or giving them away to unsuspecting noobs, maybe an experiment is in order. Do you have […]

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Comparing 7 Types of Tobacco Wrappers

Wrapper leaf is one of three main parts of the cigar. The other two parts being Binder and Filler tobaccos. A cigar’s wrapper is probably the first thing you notice when you look at a cigar. Along with hopefully making a cigar visually appealing, a wrapper leaf’s Influence on the cigar’s flavor will vary with […]

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Women And Cigars

While I am sure there have always been female cigar smokers, it wasn’t until the cigar boom of the 1990’s that women really started to smoke cigars in numbers. While doing research for this article, I saw results that referenced online sites dedicated to women smokers but, like the boom, these sites had disappeared after […]

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Nadi Cigars – A Boutique Cigar Brand Profile

Profile of a Boutique Cigar Brand Many would say Jeff and Nada Jumper are living a cigar enthusiasts dream. Both are avid cigar smokers who also own their own boutique cigar brand, Nadi Cigars. Like most cigar smokers, Nada and Jeff spent their time in cigars shops, smoking great cigars and enjoying the camaraderie of […]

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