Taste the Rainbow: A Guide To Flavored Cigars

by Elliot July 18, 2016

As recently as a decade ago, finding premium flavored cigars was a difficult challenge. Until brands like Acid, CAO Flavors, Java, Maker’s Mark, Tatiana, and more came along, flavored cigars were the machine-made gas station stogies you may have tried when you were just getting into the hobby. That means if you were smoking a […]

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Cigarillos vs. Large Cigars – A Size Comparison

by Elliot July 14, 2016

While some cigar smokers become attached to one specific cigar size, many lovers of the leaf enjoy different cigar sizes based on the specific smoking situation. While most serious cigar enthusiasts enjoy the traditional range of larger cigar sizes, the cigarillo will always have it’s place in the humidor. The cigarillo size provides a variety […]

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Cigars Online: How the Internet Has Influenced Cigar Culture

by Elliot July 8, 2016

With the internet a number of industries have been heavily influenced. One of these industries is the cigar industry. The most obvious area of influence is the ability for consumers to buy cigars online. The internet has also provided a number of people with lots of exposure about this product and has therefore given them […]

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What Does It Mean To Be A Cigar Aficionado?

by Elliot July 6, 2016

The cigar is the symbol of style, business, and class. The cigar is special and should be treated as such. Nothing is better than a hand-rolled cigar in a comfortable environment that can be enjoyed thoroughly. If you aspire to be a true cigar aficionado, here are a few tips that’ll help you along the way. […]

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A Humidor’s Size and Weight Can Make A Difference

by David Nadel May 12, 2016

A humidor isn’t a purchase to make lightly based on one aspect, such as price. It’s a finely crafted piece that will serve you for years to come in many cases, and needs to possess all of the qualities that you need. While it does need to be affordable, other aspects are more important. Chief […]

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Light Your Pipe Like a Pro

by David Nadel May 11, 2016

Other than packing properly, lighting can be one of the more difficult things for new pipe smokers to get right. A lot depends on the method and the tools that you choose, and in some cases the habits you develop when you’re starting out. Mostly, pipe smokers use wood matches (paper matches from gas stations […]

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4 Key Tips For Choosing Your First Stogie

by David Nadel May 10, 2016

Breaking into cigars can be very challenging but also very rewarding. Few things are better than relaxing at the end of the day with a group of friends and enjoying each other’s company, a drink, and a great cigar. But how to you go from the first time you buy a cigar to being comfortable […]

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