Archive of Kirby Amber

Kirby is a woman full of surprises. She has fond memories of her grandfather's after dinner cigars, and is on a quest to continue his tradition. She writes freelance for BNB Tobacco.

Kirby has written 5 awesome article(s).


A Tradition of Cigar Smoking Among America’s Political Leaders – Part 1 of 2

by Kirby Amber October 17, 2012
Old White House

Dating back as early as the 10th century with the Mayans puffing on tobacco leaves bound up with string to Columbus’ first visit to the Americas in 1492 and discovering the natives smoking cylindrical bundles of twisted tobacco leaves wrapped in dried palm or corn husks, cigar smoking has been a beloved tradition by many [...]

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Cigars and Politics- Cigar Usage Changed in White House in Later Years – Part 2 of 2

by Kirby Amber October 12, 2012
Cigar Use in Whitehouse

Part two of my blog on cigars and politics takes a look at cigar usage in modern times and how it changed in the White House in the later years. Starting with fourth U.S. President James Madison’s term until approximately the mid-twentieth century, cigars had its own special place in the White House. For those [...]

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How to Smoke a Cigar

by Kirby Amber September 27, 2012
Beautiful woman with a cigar

Just for the fun of it, I recently invited some of my non-cigar-smoking friends over to my place for some relaxation time and I decided to show them a little of what they were missing. It turned into a fun lesson on how to smoke a cigar and I actually got a few converts out [...]

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How to Choose the Best Cigar Cutter to Ensure a Great Smoke

by Kirby Amber August 30, 2012
Cigar Cutter

Gals new to cigar smoking have more to learn than what are the best brands to smoke. There are fun gadgets to shop for like cigar cutters and punches. But it’s more work than fun if you’re not familiar with the different types to choose from. Check out the list below so you know what [...]

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How to Choose the Right Cigar Accessories—Deciding on a Cigar Lighter

by Kirby Amber August 21, 2012
Cigar tool

For cigar newbies, buying an item like a cigar lighter may seem like a no-brainer until you realize that there are many options to choose from. There are definitely some that work better than others so read on for my simple guide to choosing the best cigar lighter to get the best results from your [...]

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