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Lighters For Small and Large Cigars
Once you have the finest cigars, the most efficient humidor and the perfect cutter, it's time to look into selecting the right lighter for your cigar-related needs. Many people who are new to the world of cigars are surprised to learn that the type of lighter used can have a dramatic effect on the overall smoking experience.
Using a Cigar Lighter For A Cigar Only
It’s always better to use a cigar lighter to light a stogie.
The Flame Itself From a Lighter Can Make a Difference
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Many people have heard that the flame from a lighter can effect the taste of a cigar, but is this really true or just, as they say, “An Old Wives Tale?” The short answer is yes, it is absolutely true and we’ll be exploring the reasons why; giving you some useful tips on lighter selection and maintenance for producing and maintaining the best possible flavor. First off, most lighters will impart at least somewhat of a flavor to your cigar. The reason for this is to be found in the most common types of fuel used for most lighters, that...
When To Use a Cigar Lighter or a Pipe Lighter
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Many people believe all lighters are the same, or at least they all work the same. This is an enormous misconception. Lighters come in all different shapes and sizes, with varying functionalities depending on what you’re smoking. Knowing the difference will save you the awkward moment of trying to burn a large cigar outdoors with a Bic lighter, or completely torching your pipe’s bowl with a cigar lighter. Cigars fall into the higher quality category of smoking. Most are hand rolled with premium tobacco, perfectly formulated to create an incomparable smoking experience. This experience always begins with lighting the cigar,...
The Look of an Experienced Cigar Smoker
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Smoking a cigar correctly adds class and elegance to a person’s physical appearance. You can differentiate a pro from an amateur by how they light the cigar, how they hold it, and how they put it off. A cigar smoking gurus knows that before you light a cigar, you need to first cut it and toast it, then proceed with lighting it. A quality cigar cutter gives the opening a sharp look, unlike a blunt poor quality cutter. An experienced cigar smoker knows the right size to cut so that the cigar doesn’t unwraps and how to do so with...