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For us cigar smokers, there’s nothing worse than landing at your destination and starting your vacation or business trip by discovering your cigars were torn, dried out, or just plain ruined throughout the course of your travels.
So, before your next adventure, holiday gathering, or business trip, make sure you follow these tips to prevent such a travesty from happening to you, or your tasty cigars.
Now that your cigar is properly lit, it’s time to relax and enjoy it. But are you doing everything you can do to get the perfect puff out of each and every one of your cigars?
No matter if that answer is yes, no, or maybe so, this blog will teach you everything you need to know about getting the perfect puff so you’ll never struggle with another cigar again.
Throughout our lives we have many rights of passage. Learning how to tie our shoes. Learning how to drive a car. And for us cigar smokers, learning how to light a cigar.
Let us preface, properly lighting a cigar isn’t about torching the foot (the end of the cigar) as you wish and puffing away like a maniac. There’s a method to this madness, and this blog will teach you everything you need to know so you’ll never struggle to light another cigar again.
You’re a seasoned cigar smoker, that’s why you’re here. And there’s no question that achieving a beautifully-long ash has always been one of the most fascinating parts of the whole cigar smoking process.
So, since you’re into big-ash, sit your ash down and explore Cigar World’s expert knowledge drop on cigar ash.
It’s common knowledge that many cigar brands package their individual cigars in cellophane within each respective box. This begs the question: Should I keep my cigars in cellophane?
Here’s what some of the Cigar World’s top brand ambassadors, Sean Williams, Laurel Tilley, and Rick Rodriguez, have to say.
We’ve all been there; minding your own business, searching for a great cigar at your local shop when you see someone pick up a cigar, take a big ‘ole sniff of it pressed up against their nostril, then place it back on the shelf. Unfortunately, this is a fairly common practice amongst self-appointed aficionados but is there any weight to their whiff?
Store your cigars in confidence. Learn how to calibrate your hygrometer and keep your humidor at the correct humidity.
Learn how to fix a broken cigar wrapper. To repair it, you'll need some acacia powder or pectin, and also a 'patch', a small piece of donor tobacco, perhaps from the cigar stub of a similar blend. To make thecigar wrapper repair, simply apply the acacia or pectin to the patch, paste it over the crack and wait for it to dry.
Discover how to select your first humidor. Learn about selecting the proper humidor for your cigar collection.
Check out these helpful tips for buying cigars. Learn how to buy cigars, at cigar shops or online.
Cutting a cigar isn’t difficult, but it’s important. Learn one of the simplest and most popular methods of doing it--the Guillotine cut.
Find out the most popular rule regarding cigar and scotch pairing, and get a handful of pairings to start you on your way.
Cigars and beer, beer and cigars - can you think of a more perfect combo? Here are a few quick tips for pairing cigars with beer. Find the perfect pairing.
Cigars are filled with subtle nuances that can be hard to pick up. Use these cigar tasting tips to experience more of the flavors of your smoke.
Check out the Best Ways to Properly Care for your Cigars. Get Tips for Storing Cigars and Keeping your Cigars Fresh. Learn more.
Looking for a handy cigar buying guide? Check out Cigar World’s Official Cigar Buying for Beginners. Learn more about good cigars for beginners and how to get started.
Get tips for how to identify a quality cigar. Discover what makes good quality cigars, and how you can make sure you’re buying the best cigar, for a top smoke.
Saving a dried out cigar is possible. Learn how to rehumidify cigars with tips from Cigar World.
Learning how to pair cigars and drinks is easier than you think. Get tips and tricks from Cigar World’s cigar pairing guide.