What Does the Shade of a Cigar Tell You?

Cigar shades have a great deal of influence on how the cigar actually tastes. They are the results of different curing processes and, because of that, the shade of the cigar is generally very important to experienced smokers who have very specific preferences regarding the taste, burning qualities, strength and other elements of a fine […]

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Understanding Cigar Flavor Terms

People who smoke cigars regularly know that different cigars have different flavors and tastes to them, and it’s sometimes possible to tell the brand of cigar after a few puffs. Flavor is very important in the cigar world, and many different factors go into creating the flavor of a cigar, including the type of tobacco […]

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13 Spooky Halloween Cigars

It’s everyone’s favorite time of the year! Whether you’re tricking or treating, Halloween is easily one of the best holidays Earth has to offer. Since we appreciate Halloween and cigars so much, we figured a list of 13 Spooky Halloween Cigars was a no-brainer… kinda like Zombies. Continue reading… if you dare! 1) Asylum Schizo […]

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8 Back-to-School Items for Cigar-Smoking Students

The following is written by our Summer intern, Carlos Lozano. It’s almost that time of year again. You’ve had the whole summer to relax but now you have to get on that college grind. Regardless of if you’re a recent high school grad or the parent of one, prepping for college is one of the […]

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Spotlight: Crowned Heads Cigars

At this point in your life you’ve probably moved from one place to another and had to make some pretty big changes. We all know how hard it is to be the new guy in town. Some people just have the ability to adjust correctly and take it by storm. In the cigar world, that […]

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6 True Cigar Men of Hollywood

Let’s face it, when you think badass the first thing that comes to mind isn’t always celebrities and hollywood, but that doesn’t always mean that there aren’t some pretty badass celebrities out there lighting up. Most people put them up on a pedestal but that doesn’t mean they don’t light up just like the rest […]

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