In your search for quality cigars, you may have come across the term “boutique cigars.” What’s the difference between Boutique Cigars and other Premium Cigars? Both types can offer high-quality smoke. However, what defines boutique cigars is the low production numbers of these smokes. Many aficionados define these specialty cigars as smokes with an annual production of no more than 1 million sticks.
The benefit of boutique cigar production is that they allow cigar enthusiasts the opportunity to try a wider variety of smokes that are made of high-quality tobacco and are produced using a refined production process. While some smokers will only smoke certain well-known brands, a growing number of smokers are exploring their options and enjoying the process of finding truly unique cigars that come in limited editions.
Just as premium beer fans visit microbreweries and seek out the best-tasting microbrews, cigar smokers refine their palate and their cigar collections with boutique cigars. When smoking a boutique cigar, you can gain satisfaction in knowing that the smoke has been produced with a more personalized approach and will allow you to enjoy a cigar shared by a relatively small number of cigar fans.
Boutique cigars are often created with a variety of tobaccos in order to achieve a truly unique flavor. They are wrapped by hand ensuring quality control so that your cigar will burn evenly in order to maximize flavor. Unlike other premium cigars, a box of boutique cigars will not be as uniform as mass-produced smokes. This factor also adds a personal touch that results in greater uniqueness between each stick. Despite a lack of uniformity, you can be sure that these high-quality smokes will ensure a superb smoking experience.
Just because these smokes are far more unique than traditional premium cigars does not mean that you will have to go on a treasure hunt around the world to find them. These days, cigars of any kind are easy to purchase from online sources, which will allow you to peruse your options from the comfort of your own home. In some cases, these smokes will need to be special ordered. Since they tend to be more expensive than other types of premium cigars, many store owners will only order them when requested by a customer. If you have never tried a boutique cigar before, it is definitely worth the experience and is a great way to refine your palate.
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