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Humidity

Smoked: Arturo Fuente Anejo Maduro

The ideal humidity for a humidor that holds a 100 cigars or more? 72-69?

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How to retrohale

Any tips on how to retrohale?

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Rehabilitate a slightly dry cigar?

New to cigars and went to a National chain. I was surprised the elk in didn’t seem that humid. Bough a wide selection to figure exactly what I like best.

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New humidor

Hey guys quick question I bought a plastic travel humidor but I have a quick question anything I should do before I put my cigars in I feel that the

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It seems that most cigars I smoke the wrapper starts to crack and peel in the last 1/3 any reason for this

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Good cigar on the cheaper side

Smoked: Cle Prieto

So recently my sons health problems have put me in a tight spot money wise.i went from smoking about three cigars a day to none and i would really like

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Just got this Fuente Fuente OpusX Forbidden Maduro for free from a client. Hopefully it’s salvageable, the guy was so old he didn’t know what was going on and this

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WTF

Smoked: Camacho Corojo

I'm sitting on my patio minding my my own business, having a cigar and drink as I'm refilling a few of my lighters on this hot sunny day when "Kerpop"

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Be Patient

To the new smokers out there, don’t be afraid to let the ash of your cigar build up. It’s actually a good sign that your cigar is fresh and it

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Hi

What Kind of cigars recommended for smoke, Im New in this world of habanos

(My first cigar)

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Hello all. New to the cigar world. For I have smoked a lot of cigars from cheap $2.00 to $20.00 cigars. I have not took the next step and enjoy

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Humidor issues

Smoked: Humidor

I have what I believe is a problem. Any valuable help is greatly appreciated. I have two humidors seasoned. In each of the humidors I have 2 Boveda packs of

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Non-alcoholic pairings

Smoked: Nicaragua

Just throwing this out there, and wondering of other's opinion.

I quit drinking three years ago (and man do I miss Scotch with a stick). I've come to find that Coke

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There are a zillion single malts to choose from. I visited Scotland in 2010 and toured a bunch of distilleries. I learned one scientific fact. The taller the stills, the

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Balvenie 12 year, yes, no, any reviews? And it's a damn nice humidor.

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Find Boddington's Pub ale and enjoy big time with any cigar

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Behind the Band

I cannot always watch Behind the Band live. I found the first set of videos on YouTube but not the newest ones. Anyone know if I can watch these somewhere

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I’ve got half a dozen previously stellar cigar lighters - single, double & triple torches. One even worked to/from three duty tours.

But now, none of them work. I’ve refilled them,

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I had a colleague give me two cigars for my birthday in 1998. I believe they were fuente. They were like smoking smooth white chocolate or cream. They were astonishing

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Where to start?

Just starting to venture into the world of smoking cigars. Just wanting a few tips for beginners. Whats the best cigars? Whats best for beginners to start with as far

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Yellow ‘stache

Smoked: Macanudo Green

Need some help. Nice gray blonde mustache that turns yellow when I smoke. Tried purple shampoo, teeth whitening gel and several others. My wife hates it. Any tips to keep

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Hello gang! I have been in a mood for naturally sweet cigars to smoke at the end of the night. I'm talking cigars that have notes of caramel, brown sugar,

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Should one keep the cellophane wrapper of the cigars on or the tubes when you store them in your humidor?

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Original Punch

Smoked: Original Punch

Do they still make this Punch? I prefer the Rare Corojo but have these in various sizes but don't see it in the list of Punch cigars. Just wondering.

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This is an overall enjoyable cigar to have when relaxing with a good glass of bourbon or whiskey. The first half of the cigar is lighter than the second and

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