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Cigar Zero to Hero in No Time Flat

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A good cigar has long been an indulgence and for some an everyday staple. With relations with Cuba warming up, it is only more likely that interest in cigars will soon explode. If you’re one of the many people just starting to get their feet wet in the world of cigars, you’ll want to try your best to avoid these rookie mistakes saving you time, money, and the awful feeling that comes from knowing you smoked a really awful cigar, or paid way too much for a mediocre one. There’s the ol’ saying of “you get what you paid for”....

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Quick Winterizing Tips For Your Cigars

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Being in the winter season may be no fun for cigar smokers. Even with the normal care of your cigars, you still find that your cigars are unraveling. Also, you may notice a dry hit when you smoke them. But, not to worry, with these tips on how to winterize your cigars, they’ll be in perfect shape all through winter. The trick is only in learning the changes that occur during the winter. Then, adjusting how you handle and store your cigars. What Happens During the Winter? During the winter, what happens is that the relative humidity goes down. This is...

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Removing a Cigar Cap with a Cigar Cutter

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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 remove just enough of the cap that you reach the point where the line meets the body of the cigar and no more. This’ll ensure that you get the most out of your cigar and are able to get a good smoke out of it....

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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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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...

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