Convert that Wine Cooler to a Giant Humidor

by David Nadel April 14, 2016

When a cigar smoker becomes a cigar collector, they often end up with a LOT of sticks. Some want them to age for a long time, and others they buy to collect, smoke, and maybe share with friends or trade. Whatever the reason they get into collecting, the point is that proper storage with respect […]

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How to Remedy a Funky Humidor

by David Nadel April 13, 2016

An odor in your humidor isn’t only unpleasant, it could be a sign of serious issues in the works. This is one of the reasons you should be monitoring your humidor very frequently – check it at least once per week. However, even with diligence, it’s possible that you could develop an issue from mold […]

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To Wet or Not to Wet: That’s the Question

by David Nadel April 12, 2016

If you’ve spent any time on online cigar forums, you’ve probably read some weird things that people do before, during and after smoking a stogie. Part of this could come from how they were taught to do it, but a large part of it comes from the fact that cigar smoking involves a lot of […]

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What’s That Growing on My Cigar?!

by David Nadel April 11, 2016

Ever buy a cigar from your Tobacconist (hopefully from BnB Tobacco) or reach into your humidor and notice something on your stogie? Lots of cigar smokers have, and have had varying degrees of reactions and outcomes. There are two main possibilities for what could be on your cigar: Mold, Plume (or Bloom). Each has their own […]

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Don’t Let Cigar Breath Ruin Your Cigar Experience!

by David Nadel April 10, 2016

You spent some time yesterday smoking a (hopefully) great cigar, hit the hay and the next morning you’ve woken up and your mouth tastes like you ate the ash off that stick you were enjoying. Almost anyone who has smoked a stogie has been there. I’m here to tell you friend, there are ways to […]

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What To Look For in A Cigar Wrapper Leaf

by David Nadel March 30, 2016

In the real estate world, the mantra is: Location, Location, Location. In the world of cigar tobacco, location is important, but there is more to a wrapper than what kind of leaf it is, or where it was grown. Don’t misunderstand: these things are important, but there are other obvious things to look for in […]

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Don’t Chuck Those Dried Out Cigars: Re-Hydrate Them

by David Nadel March 28, 2016

At some point or another, every cigar smoker has neglected a stogie or two for a while, only to remember that they had it later. At this point, it’s fairly dried out and not smoke-able in current condition. Fear not – and toss not – You can re-hydrate those dried out sticks, we’ve the technology after […]

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