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At Cigar World, we love the natural aroma of a premium cigar. However, we have to admit that cigars can leave a distinctive smell in their wake –– both in the air and on your breath. And not everyone appreciates the smell of old cigar smoke. On that note, today we’ll explain how you can quickly and effectively eliminate the smell of cigar smoke –– on your breath and otherwise.
There’s a reason why cigar companies talk about the “smoking experience” so much. That’s because cigars are all about capturing the romance of a moment. They are meant to celebrate milestones, honor special occasions, and –– best of all –– bring people together. With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, there’s no better time to examine what makes a cigar-smoking experience truly unforgettable. Consider this your guide to “romancing the cigar.”
We’re back at it this week with the fifth and final edition of the Making the Cut blog series, where the Cigar World team breaks down the top cigar cutting styles, and answers some common questions around cutting cigars. That way, any and every smoke session you have will always make the cut.
We’re back at it this week with the fourth edition of the Making the Cut blog series, where the Cigar World team breaks down the top cigar cutting styles, and answers some common questions around cutting cigars.
We’re back at it this week with the next installment of the Making the Cut blog series, where the Cigar World team breaks down the top cigar cutting styles, and answers some common questions around cutting cigars.
We’re back at it this week with the second installment of the Making the Cut series, where we’re breaking down the top cigar cutting styles, and answering common questions around cutting cigars. That way, any and every smoke session you have will always make the cut.
At Cigar World, we take pride in obsessing over anything and everything cigars. And we mean every-thing.
Cohiba Brand Ambassador, Sean Williams, suggests a few drinks that pair well with cigars. Check out our latest cigar and drink pairings.
Smoking a cigar is a very personalized experience. Learn some tips from Cohiba's Sean Williams.
Today, CAO is back at it with the second part of their video series #MixUpAGoodTime, where they feature a certain cigar in their lineup and then suggest (and show how to make) the perfect seasonal beverage to pair with that cigar.
Check out the video and the blog so you can craft this excellent drink and cigar pairing from the comfort of your home, or anywhere you like to #MixUpAGoodTime.
Grab a brew and a stogie too; it’s time to talk beer and cigars. The key to pairing a premium cigar with a fantastic beer is finding the sweet spot where your cigar's strength and flavor profile align with the strength and flavor profile of your beer.
Learning how to pair cigars and drinks is easier than you think. Get tips and tricks from Cigar World’s cigar pairing guide.
The old saying goes, “age before beauty.” Well, normally when we’re using this phrase, we’re talking about looks, but when talking about premium cigars, that saying aligns perfectly.
If you’ve ever found yourself wondering how long it takes to age a cigar to perfection or if aging a cigar makes it taste better, you’re in the right place.
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.