Telling the Difference Between Figurado Cigars – Torpedoes, Pyramids and Belicosos

by David Nadel December 22, 2015

Despite what many people think, there are only two base types of cigars, these being the figurado and the parejo. The parejo is easily the most common and constitutes any cigar with a round head and even sides whereas the figurado is any other type of cigar. The three primary types of figurados are torpedoes, […]

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Cigar Tastes From Different Countries

by David Nadel December 19, 2015

There are many components that contribute to the flavor of a good cigar such as the tobacco variety, the soil and climate, curing, fermentation and aging as well as humidity. Different countries grow different types of tobacco and some may grow exceptional binder, another filler and still another may contribute the best wrapper. But the […]

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Top 3 Holiday Cigars From BnB Tobacco

by David Nadel December 11, 2015

Buying cigars for yourself is easy, you know what you like. It’s not too difficult to buy for your friends. When it comes to buying holiday cigars for the boss, important clients, or far away family things get a little trickier. Cigars are a lot like coffee or liquor, a million different blends, a blend […]

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The Unraveling Wrapper

by David Nadel December 9, 2015

As a cigar smoker, you’ll likely experience an unraveling wrapper from time to time. The unraveling wrapper is a situation whereby your cigar wrapper gets loose and starts to break. This may be an unpleasant experience and therefore, each cigar smoker needs to learn how to avoid it. However, in order to do so, it’s […]

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Your Cigars Shouldn’t Always Smell Like Ammonia

by David Nadel November 20, 2015

Smoking a cigar should be an enjoyable event, but what if you run across a cigar or two that can taste and smell like ammonia? No worries, there are ways that you can combat those ammonia smelling “friends” without having to get rid of them. If you’re a cigar smoker, there are certain things you […]

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Removing a Cigar Cap with a Cigar Cutter

by David Nadel November 19, 2015

So you’ve bought a cigar cutter and plan to remove the cap from your cigar. This is one of the first things you’ll ever need to start perfecting before you start smoking cigars. The better you are at it, the more of your cigar you’ll have left. The best thing you can do is to […]

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Distilled or Purified Water for Humidors

by David Nadel November 13, 2015

There’s no joy like firing up a cigar every once in a while to enjoy in the comfort of your own home or on a night out on the town. To ensure that cigar is in top condition, preserved perfectly in any humidor, it’s important to use the right water. Of course, there are plenty of […]

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