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The Unraveling Wrapper

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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 paramount that one learns the causes first. Over Drying or Over Humidification of Cigars Wrapper unraveling may happen if the cigar is stored in a very high humidity. The high humidity causes the wrappers to rapidly expand. In case the same humidity cannot be maintained,...

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What Can You Do When Your Cigars are Over-Humidified?

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There are a few useful and simple things one can do with their over-humidified cigars to assist in restoring them to their crisp and pristine original quality. However, before we get into all of that, let us first discuss how to properly tell when your cigars are over humidified. Now, obviously, if your cigars are nothing but mush and dripping huge globs of water, they’re clearly over humidified. However, over humidification is generally a bit more subtle than that. Over humidified cigars will tend to be much softer than they were originally, not only that but they will also begin to twist,...

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Is It Okay to Dip Your Cigar in Cognac or Rum?

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 Around the world, many people enjoy collecting and smoking good cigars. It can be a thrilling hobby to pick out necessary cigar accessories, such as cutters, lighters, and a proper humidor. Cigar brands and styles are as different as the people who smoke them. There are quality cigars for just about any taste and budget. The main idea is to try different brands and buy the best quality you can afford from knowledgeable and reputable sellers. The lore and tradition of cigar smoking is fascinating for collectors. With all that said, some cigar enthusiasts swear that dipping cigars in rum...

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Most Commonly Used Wood For Humidors: Spanish Cedar

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Humidors aren’t more than the sum of their parts and selecting the best wood for your cigar storage container is paramount to the life of your cigars. The reason for this is that the kind of wood used for your storage box will directly determine the amount of moisture that’s contained or repelled inside it. And as any seasoned cigar aficionado knows, too much or too little humidity can easily ruin a priceless collection. Even if the humidor isn’t quite so shoddy as to ruin your cigars outright, a overabundance or lack of moisture can drastically alter flavor, often killing...

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Important Cigar Accessories to Keep on a Boat

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It’s a beautiful day, and you’re out on your boat. The only thing that would make it more perfect would be to light up a great cigar. Then you realize, you forgot to bring your cigar accessories! Darn, what were you thinking? There’s a really easy fix, have accessories that stay on your boat. Whether you have a fifty foot yacht, or a pontoon boat, or anything in between, you need to have a space just for your cigar accessories. So, when it comes time to enjoy a smoke, you can. Just like your beer cooler is off limits to diet...

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