cigar smoking

Heat & Humidity – Are They a Bad Combination For Cigars?

by David Nadel April 30, 2017

The summer season is a time of cookouts, camping, and other outdoor activities. The warm weather calls us out to play. These outdoor events are perfect places to enjoy a fine cigar. For those of us who enjoy smoking, the heat and humidity of summer can definitely have a negative affect on our cigar quality. Hot […]

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Dark Dominican Rocky Patel Cigars

by David Nadel March 18, 2017

BNB Tobacco is proud to serve as a distributor for genuine Rocky Patel cigars. With their distinctive approach to packaging, bold development of filler blends, and obsessive attention to quality craftsmanship, Rocky Patel produces elite, modern cigars for a new generation of aficionado. The life’s work of their namesake, a former attorney who quit his […]

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How Strong Is Too Strong of a Cigar?

by David Nadel February 5, 2017

Avoiding Cigars That Are Too Strong The potency of a cigar can be too high for some casual smokers. Recently, cigar companies have been making stronger cigars that can burn your throat and tongue as well as make your stomach upset if you are not use to the strength. Here are a few options that […]

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Can Being at Different Altitudes Affect Your Cigar Experience?

by David Nadel January 10, 2017

A lot of people have reported that, at higher altitudes, their cigars seem to lose flavor. They also report that it’s more difficult to keep a cigar lit while high in the mountains. The reason for this is the same reason as to why your ears pop when moving higher in elevation. There is less […]

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Do Cigars Taste Better in the Salt Air?

by David Nadel March 12, 2016

Cigar smoking, for many, is a way to relax and unwind. A lot of it is mental peace while also enjoying the physical act of smoking itself. If you have ever smoked a cigar on the beach, you probably can (and have) related to others that it tasted better. You might not know why, it […]

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The Proper Way to Cut Your Cigar

by David Nadel March 6, 2015

Getting the most out of your cigar means you need to be able to properly cut off the tip to enjoy the aged tobacco. However, this needs to be done properly. Incorrectly cutting the cigar will result in you getting a less than ideal experience. Here’s the proper way in 3 steps to cut your cigar and enjoy […]

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

by Elliot Boudin 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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