Published: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:17:48 +0000
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZRead about cigars' part in the history of the Cuban Trade Embargo, and why it was enacted by JFK in 1962, as the result of Castro's 1959 revolution.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZA new humidor must be properly seasoned before storing cigars. An unconditioned humidor can ruin your cigars. Learn how in our step by step guide.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZThe flavor and strength of these popular cigar brands selected are mild to medium and can be enjoyed by any level smoker, from beginner to seasoned.
2017-01-19T11:17:48Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >Cigar sickness
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZA guide for the new cigar smoker on how to select, cut, light, hold, smoke and enjoy a premium hand rolled cigar.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZHere is a list of the top cheap cigars -- inexpensive value priced cigars that are great bargains for both everyday and occasional cigar smokers.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZImmediate but temporary effects of nicotine contained in cigar smoke.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZTop retailers for buying cigars online, personally used and recommended by our cigar expert. Get discounts and save on bundles and boxes of cigars.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZHaving trouble keeping up the humidity level in your humidor? Info on the proper humidity levels inside a humidor to store, age, and protect cigars.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZCigars come in many shapes and sizes, and there are official names and terms used by the industry to categorize cigars by their dimensions.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZHow to find and buy the right cigar humidor for your needs, information and advice to make the purchase of a new humidor much easier.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZHow to calibrate a hygrometer used in cigar humidors to measure the level of humidity. Humidity gauge must be accurate to monitor and maintain optimal levels inside a humidor.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZGiving cigars and cigar accessories as gifts for both new and seasoned connoisseurs, especially for Christmas and other special occasions such as Father's Day, anniversaries,and birthdays. Recommendations for specific brands of cigars and types of cigar accessories that will make a lasting impression.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZSmoking tobacco can cause cancer, especially when inhaled on a daily basis. Cigar smokers should not inhale, and smoke no more than one or 2 cigars per week to minimize the health risks. There may also be health benefits to smoking cigars.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZIt is possible to be addicted to cigars, but not likely. Most cigar smokers are connoisseurs who enjoy cigars as a hobby, but some cigar smokers may have a habit of smoking cigars.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZCigar lighters should be chosen based upon function over appearance. Butane double torch lighters made by reputable manufacturers having lifetime warranties are recommended.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZTop ten list of cigar tips for cigar connoisseurs includes recommended do's and don'ts along with free advice for cigar smokers.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZReview of Zippo Blu2 butane cigar lighter, made in America especially for cigar smokers, includes lifetime guarantee.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZSmoking cigars on cruise ships while on vacation can be very enjoyable, but make sure that the ship is cigar friendly. Each cruise line has different smoking restrictions and amenities for cigar and pipe smokers, which are subject to change.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZTerms used to describe the flavors and tastes in cigars by cigar reviewers who smoke and rate cigars.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZHealth benefits of cigar tobacco have included medicinal uses to treat many diseases throughout history, up to more recent studies showing that intravenous administration of nicotine to non-smoking Alzheimer's patients produced significant improvements in long-term recall and attention span.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZReview of Pinolero Nicaraguan puro cigars made by A.J. Fernandez.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZCigars can be categorized as being either hand rolled or machine made. Imported premium hand rolled cigars are the very best available, and are the preferred choice of connoisseurs and aficionados.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZCigar interview with Gary Korb of the Famous Smoke shop, one of the best places to buy cigars online. Lots of information about the Famous Smoke shop as well as smoking and buying cigars.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZRating cigars is based on many factors that affect the flavor of a cigar, and can make the same cigar taste different to the same smoker under different conditions. Aging cigars in a cigar humidor is one factor you can control to improve the flavor of cigars.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZChoosing the right drink to accompany a cigar is one of the most important factors affecting the enjoyment of the cigar smoking experience.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZFlavored cigars are cigars containing artificial flavoring, such as rum, peach, Kahlua, Amaretto, Irish Cream , and other popular flavors, which enhance and compliment the taste of tobacco, including cigars infused with natural sweeteners such as Acid by Drew Estate.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZCigar cutters are used to remove or penetrate the cap of a cigar before smoking it. There are three basic types of cuts, but there are a few more types of cigar cutters.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZCigar companies continue to go through mergers and acquisitions, and new cigar empires are being formed. Altadis, now owned by Imperial Tobacco, and General Cigar owned by Swedish Match, are the top cigar manufacturers in the world, producing top brands such as Montecristo and Macanudo.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZPresident John F. Kennedy, his love for Cuban cigars, and assassination attempts on Castro using poison cigars.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZReview of the Mr. B handmade cigar from Nicaragua in the Lonsdale size with a Maduro wrapper. The best value in everyday cigars, low cost and good taste.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZShould you age your cigars? Cigar taste tests were conducted to determine if aging cigars in a properly maintained humidor can improve the flavor.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZAn exclusive Top 10 list of the best occasions for smoking cigars. There are many events and occasions that are conducive to smoking cigars, but our list narrows them down to the top 10.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZReview of Shuriken cigar cutter. Did you ever wonder if there was a way to cut a cigar and never worry about getting bits of tobacco in your mouth? Here is a new cigar cutting technology that does that and more. You may even enjoy smoking short fill cigars.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZThe cigar industry and how cigars are made and distributed by cigar makers to retailers and tobacconists.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZHealth benefits of cigar tobacco have included medicinal uses to treat many diseases throughout history, up to more recent studies showing that intravenous administration of nicotine to non-smoking Alzheimer's patients produced significant improvements in long-term recall and attention span. Page 2.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZReview of Genuine Pre-Embargo 1958 Counterfeit Cuban cigar made by Tabacelera Perdomo with filler tobaccos from Nicaragua and Honduras.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZTerms used to describe basic and subtle flavors of cigar tobacco.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZCigar review of Private Stock No. 2 by Davidoff, a Double Corona sized cigar made in the Dominican Republic with a Connecticut Shade wrapper and Dominican filler tobaccos. A very good value for a mild and tasty cigar appropriate for beginners.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZHere are suggestions for cigars recommended for special occasions, wedding guests, grooms, and members of the wedding party and immediate family.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZCigar review of the Zino Classic Premier Selection No. 6 cigar made in the Dominican Republic by one of Davidoff's master blenders using a blend of Dominican and Honduran filler tobaccos and Connecticut shade wrapper.
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2017-01-19T11:17:48ZThe ring gauge of a cigar is a measurement of its diameter expressed in 64ths of an inch. For example, a cigar with a ring gauge of 42 means that it is 42/64 inches thick.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZNew Xikar cigar accessories for 2013 include cutters and punches for big cigars and some new cigar lighters.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZReview of Padron 1964 Anniversary cigar, a super premium cigar made with aged Nicaraguan tobaccos and considered to be one of the best cigars in the world.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZCigar are measured by their length in inches and ring gauge or diameter in 64ths of an inch and are given names based on size or dimensions and shapes
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZCigar review of Perdomo Reserve Cabinet Series – La Tradicion Perdomo Reserve cigars, made with Nicaraguan tobaccos and a choice of several wrappers, including a Cameroon, Maduro, Connecticut Shade, and Sun Grown.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZSmoking cigars in casinos is becoming a thing of the past due to the proliferation of indoor smoking bans, requiring some casinos to construct outdoor patios for their smoking patrons.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZAs summer approaches, so too does the annual rush to announce and ready new cigar brands for the spotlight that comes with the IPCPR trade show in July.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZCigar review of the La Vieja Habana Cuban Corojo made by Drew Estate in Nicaragua. The La Vieja Habana is an inexpensive value priced cigar having a spicy flavor, and is a Cuban Sandwich type cigar using a mixture of long and short leaf tobacco.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZOne of the Miami area's leading cigar retailers recommends you pick up these five stogies when you come across them next.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZIf the filler tobacco inside of a cigar is packed too tightly or otherwise bunched together improperly, the cigar will not draw very well. It may be possible to gently massage the cigar between your fingers to alleviate the plug.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZBox Pressed cigars are cigars having a somewhat square shape from being packed tightly inside of a box.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZReview of the Ashton Maduro premium cigar made by Arturo Fuente in the Dominican Republic. This is a full flavored cigar. The robusto size measures 5 inches long with a ring gauge of 50.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZShort reviews of some value priced, bundled, and bargain cigars, including Mike's house brands and exclusives.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZReview of Blue Mountain El Threesome cigar made in Nicaragua with three different wrappers and blends of filler tobaccos.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZKeep these things in mind when shop for and smoke your cigar.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZNarrated video with instructions on how to roll a cigar by hand using filler, binder, and wrapper tobacco leaves.
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2017-01-19T11:17:48ZMike's Cigars We're Smokin' event in Miami on November 1, 2008 was a great success, and included at least 50 free cigars, food, beverages, entertainment, and a great celebration of cigar culture. View pictures of Nick Perdomo and other cigar personalities attending the festival. Page 3.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZLargest cigar at IPCPR 2010 International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers Annual Convention and Trade Show in New Orleans, image gallery and complete coverage of meetings, seminars, presentations, and trade show in New Orleans convention center. Page 7.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZWhy King Corona, Tabanero, and Long Ash should be at the top of any cigar lover's Ybor City to-do list.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZFiller is a term to describe the tobacco inside of a cigar. In hand rolled cigars, the filler usually consists of long tobacco leaves, and is called long filler. In machine made cigars, short filler is usually used, which contains chemicals and other substances in addition to short pieces of tobacco leaves.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZInterview with Abe Dababneh, owner of the Smoke Inn cigar stores in West Palm Beach, Florida.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZXikar Cigar Cutters at IPCPR 2010 International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers Annual Convention and Trade Show in New Orleans, image gallery and complete coverage of meetings, seminars, presentations, and trade show in New Orleans convention center. Page 21.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZCigar review of Gispert Corona size cigars made in Honduras with Honduran and Nicaraguan filler tobaccos and Ecuadorian Connecticut natural wrapper tobacco leaves, making for a mild cigar recommended for beginner smokers, and at a value price.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZReview of Monte by Montecristo cigar from Altadis, made in the Dominican Republic with Dominican filler tobaccos, an Ecuadorian Habano wrapper, and two binders.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZReview of Oliva Cain Maduro and Habano Toro cigars blended by Sam Leccia of Nub cigar fame, made with ligero tobaccos from Nicaragua and a Mexican Maduro wrapper, resulting in a great tasting and highly rated cigar at a reasonable price.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZOne of New York City's leading tobacconists says you should look out for these stogies from Nat Sherman, Quesada, Padrón and Ashton.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZUser reviews of various brands of cigar humidors for storing and aging handmade premium cigars. Add a review of your own humidor.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZCigar review of the Puros Indios Viejo Number 4 cigar, made by the legendary Rolando Reyes in Honduras. Puros Indios Viejo is a mild to medium cigar that is appropriate for both beginners and seasoned smokers alike, and is highly recommended as a great smoking experience.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZMade in Honduras, this is the first cigar made with only maduro tobacco - a full flavored stick intended for seasoned smokers.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZReview of Kismet Robusto cigar, a Dominican puro that is a great choice when pondering your destiny.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZJon Huber, Formerly of CAO Cigars, is interviewed about his departure from the company and his future plans after the merger between Swedish Match and Scandinavian Tobacco.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZReview of Xikar HC Series Habano Colorado Toro cigar blended by master cigar maker Jesus Fuego.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZReview of Perdomo Habano Connecticut, E.P. Carrillo Core Natural, and Nestor Miranda Special Selection cigars, all rated 4-star smokes by our cigar expert.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZCigar history from Christopher Columbus through Ybor City, the Cuban Trade Embargo, the Surgeon General's Health Warnings, and the cigar boom of the mid 1990's up until the public smoking bans of the mid 2000's.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZList of top patriotic cigars to smoke on Independence Day, the 4th of July, Veterans Day, Flag Day, Memorial Day, Presidents Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and all American holidays. Cigars contain American tobacco, have patriotic American names, or have bans with red, white and blue colors.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZHaving a cigar roller at your wedding reception might be fun ... until you light up. Consider whether quality is more important than novelty.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZFrench Quarter During IPCPR 2010 International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers Annual Convention and Trade Show in New Orleans, image gallery and complete coverage of meetings, seminars, presentations, and trade show in New Orleans convention center. Page 24.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZThe biggest releases come in the summers. In the interim, product releases tend to be limited to new vitolas and line extensions.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZReview of Brick House cigars which are value priced Nicaraguan puros made by the J.C. Newman Cigar Company.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZCigar review of the Por Larranaga Nacionales cigar made by Altadis in both Honduras and Dominican Republic with different blends of tobaccos. The Cabinet Selection is made in the Honduras with tobacco from Nicaragua, and has a white label. The gold label is produced in the Dominican Republic using Dominican filler and Connecticut shade wrappers.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZReview of Macanudo 40th anniversary 1968 Gigante cigar made in the Dominican Republic by the General Cigar Company with Dominican and two types of Nicaraguan filler tobaccos and a wrapper from Honduras. The 1968 line is much richer and fuller than typical Macanudo cigars.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZHere are five shorter than usual cigar reviews all on one page for your convenience. Check out these mostly recent releases that are sparking some degree of interest among cigar enthusiasts, including Azan White, Rogue Armageddon, Loose Cannon 1206, Asylum 13, and Acid Toast cigars.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZReview of the Smoke Inn's Great Smoke cigar event held in West Palm Beach, Florida on February 16, 2013.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZReview of San Lotano Maduro cigars made by A.J. Fernandez.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZReview of little cigars made by Villager, Illusione, Gregorio and Chevere.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZCigar fashion, what to wear when smoking a cigar and where to buy a guayabera shirt.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZXikar produces some of the best cigar accessories on the market. On Father's Day I received a perfect set for a perfect gift.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZInterview With Abe Dababneh, cigar retailer and owner of the Smoke Inn, host of the Great Smoke cigar event in South Florida, IPCPR Board Member, cigar radio broadcaster, and one of the most interesting men in the cigar business.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZPedro Santos at Camp Eggers in Afghanistan with cigars donated by Back Home Box. Page 37.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZFootball Cigar at IPCPR 2010 International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers Annual Convention and Trade Show in New Orleans, image gallery and complete coverage of meetings, seminars, presentations, and trade show in New Orleans convention center. Page 15.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZPunch Uppercut cigars are made by the General Cigar Company in Honduras with tobacco from the Ometepe region of Nicaragua, and were released in 2009.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZCigar makers at the IPCPR 2010 International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers Annual Convention and Trade Show in New Orleans, image gallery and complete coverage of meetings, seminars, presentations, and trade show in New Orleans convention center. Page 12.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZPhotos from Cigar Aficionado magazine's 12th annual Big Smoke weekend in Las Vegas at the Venetian Hotel Resort and Casino. Page 5.
2017-01-19T11:17:48ZGet a Grip cigar holder at IPCPR 2010 International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers Annual Convention and Trade Show in New Orleans, image gallery and complete coverage of meetings, seminars, presentations, and trade show in New Orleans convention center. Page 16.