Blending Cigars is an Art Form

by David Nadel May 10, 2017

When blending the tobacco, the blender’s trying to tantalize the human palate! Therefore, a well-blended cigar should awaken all of the following taste experiences. It should taste sweet, sour, salty and a hint of bitter and umami! Umami is often described as a meat flavor on the human palate but can have other tastes as […]

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Can The Shape of a Cigar Effect Your Smoking Experience?

by David Nadel September 28, 2015

Nothing beats the relaxing feel of sitting back and smoking your favorite cigar. Whether you’re a new or a long term smoker, you’ll likely find that you’ve favorites when it comes to size, wrapper type and even shape. Now, speaking of the shape, you may not realize that the shape of that cigar affects the […]

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Filtered Cigars 101

by David Nadel August 29, 2015

Filtered cigars consist of wrapper, binder and filler and in this particular case filter. Filters are intended to reduce the amount of smoke, tar, and fine particles inhaled during the combustion of a cigar, but have no actual proven health benefits. The standard filter used on cigars today contains 15 000 fibers per filter. According to […]

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