Published: Sat, 22 Oct 2016 11:16:55 +0000
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZRead 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.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZThe 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.
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2016-10-22T11:16:55ZA guide for the new cigar smoker on how to select, cut, light, hold, smoke and enjoy a premium hand rolled cigar.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZA new humidor must be properly seasoned before storing cigars. An unconditioned humidor can ruin your cigars. Learn how in our step by step guide.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZCigars come in many shapes and sizes, and there are official names and terms used by the industry to categorize cigars by their dimensions.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZHere is a list of the top cheap cigars -- inexpensive value priced cigars that are great bargains for both everyday and occasional cigar smokers.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZImmediate but temporary effects of nicotine contained in cigar smoke.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZSmoking 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.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZHaving trouble keeping up the humidity level in your humidor? Info on the proper humidity levels inside a humidor to store, age, and protect cigars.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZHow to find and buy the right cigar humidor for your needs, information and advice to make the purchase of a new humidor much easier.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZTop retailers for buying cigars online, personally used and recommended by our cigar expert. Get discounts and save on bundles and boxes of cigars.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZSmoking 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.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZHow 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.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZReview of Pinolero Nicaraguan puro cigars made by A.J. Fernandez.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZTop ten list of cigar tips for cigar connoisseurs includes recommended do's and don'ts along with free advice for cigar smokers.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZIt 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.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZCigars 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.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZHealth 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.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZGiving 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.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZCigar 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.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZTerms used to describe the flavors and tastes in cigars by cigar reviewers who smoke and rate cigars.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZFlavored 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.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZRating 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.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZCigar lighters should be chosen based upon function over appearance. Butane double torch lighters made by reputable manufacturers having lifetime warranties are recommended.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZCigar 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.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZCigars can be classified according to body, a term that can mean flavor, strength, or a combination of both and much more. Categories include mild, medium, and full, plus everything in between.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZPresident John F. Kennedy, his love for Cuban cigars, and assassination attempts on Castro using poison cigars.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZReview of Zippo Blu2 butane cigar lighter, made in America especially for cigar smokers, includes lifetime guarantee.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZChoosing the right drink to accompany a cigar is one of the most important factors affecting the enjoyment of the cigar smoking experience.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZShould you age your cigars? Cigar taste tests were conducted to determine if aging cigars in a properly maintained humidor can improve the flavor.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZDefinition and description of what is a cigar humidor, used to store, preserve and age cigars by maintaining the optimal humidity level at room temperature. A cigar humidor contains a humidification device that either adds or removes humidity inside the box to maintain the optimal level.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZCigar 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.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZThree basic types of cigar punches for making a hole in the cap of a cigar before smoking are reviewed, including pictures and holes made by the bullet punch, havana punch, and the multi cutter.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZReview 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.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZAn 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.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZExplanation of what makes a cigar good, and what factors are important when judging or rating premium cigars.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZReview 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.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZThe best cigar city to smoke and enjoy a cigar in public, the best cigar city to mingle and interact within a genuine cigar culture, and the best cigar city to experience a taste of cigar history.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZHealth 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.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZThe importance of aging cheap bundled cigars in a humidor before smoking, and maintaining the proper level of humidity.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZCigar Experts and other terms to describe what they are called.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZReview of Macanudo Hyde Park cigars made by the General Cigar Company in the Dominican Republic. Macanudo Hyde Park cigars are 5 1/2 inches long with a ring gauge of 49, and are available with three different blends of tobacco.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZMedical and health benefits of tobacco and cigars explained by an expert in toxicology, Dr. Mitch Fadem, Phd.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZList of top unique or unusual cigars, includes cigars made with nontraditional tobaccos, organic cigars, maduro cigars, and cigars with unusual colors, shapes, sizes, or methods of manufacture.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZHere are suggestions for cigars recommended for special occasions, wedding guests, grooms, and members of the wedding party and immediate family.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZThe cigar industry and how cigars are made and distributed by cigar makers to retailers and tobacconists.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZThe 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.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZHow to make a custom cigar band for your own personal enjoyment, and where to buy professional cigar bands to give as gifts or for special occasions.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZReview of Genuine Pre-Embargo 1958 Counterfeit Cuban cigar made by Tabacelera Perdomo with filler tobaccos from Nicaragua and Honduras.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZHow to hand roll a cigar using the three types of cigar tobacco leaves, including the binder, filler, and wrapper leaves. Watch a cigar video of a professional cigar roller demonstrating the entire process of rolling cigars by hand.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZTerms used to describe basic and subtle flavors of cigar tobacco.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZAirline regulations which affect cigar smokers include restrictions on matches, lighters, and certain types of cutters. There are different rules for carry-on and checked luggage.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZFree tour of Graycliff Cigar Factory in Nassau, Bahamas.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZReasons why some premium cigars do not burn evenly.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZCuban H Upmann Petit Upmanns were President John F. Kennedy's favorite cigars. In 1962, JFK ordered his Press Secretary to buy as many Petit Upmanns as he could find before signing the Cuban Trade Embargo. Page 2.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZCigar 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.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZHarmful and Potentially Harmful Constituents in cigar smoke identified by the FDA as reasons to regulate tobacco products including cigars are subject to interpretation. The FDA has requested comments from the public in the Federal Register.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZIf 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.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZCigar 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.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZCigar 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
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2016-10-22T11:16:55ZReview 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.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZTabacalera de Garcia cigar factory tour in La Romana, Dominican Republic. Tabacalera de Garcia is the largest cigar factory for handmade cigars in the world.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZOne of the Miami area's leading cigar retailers recommends you pick up these five stogies when you come across them next.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZHow to cure bad breath from smoking cigars, including mouthwash for smokers, sprays and more. Get information on Targon and Cigar Clear mouth cleansers.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZBox Pressed cigars are cigars having a somewhat square shape from being packed tightly inside of a box.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZCigar 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.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZA Dallas tobacconist recommends five cigars that he says smokers shouldn't pass up if they see them on store shelves.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZNew Xikar cigar accessories for 2013 include cutters and punches for big cigars and some new cigar lighters.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZReview of Blue Mountain El Threesome cigar made in Nicaragua with three different wrappers and blends of filler tobaccos.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZReview of Gurkha Ghost, a new cigar released during October 2012, just in time for Halloween.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZHow to shop for premium hand rolled cigars. Purchase by the box or bundle, buy a sampler pack, or just try a few singles.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZMany of the best cigars in the world come from these three countries, all of which have cigar festivals that smokers should consider attending.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZBuying cigars and making selections is now mostly based on internet research and brand reputation as opposed to fancy bands, unusual names and other marketing and advertising methods of the past.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZList of the top gifts to give to a cigar smoker, including cigars, accessories, humidors, gift certificates, and more.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZReview 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.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZCigar review of the Spanish Galleon Cameroon Robusto, which is an inexpensive value priced cigar having long filler tobaccos, and is made in the Dominican Republic. The cigar is very mild in flavor, and is recommended as an everyday smoke for both beginner and experienced smokers.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZOne of New York City's leading tobacconists says you should look out for these stogies from Nat Sherman, Quesada, Padrón and Ashton.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZCigar review of Oliva Serie V Ligero Especial made by the Oliva Cigar Company with tobaccos from Nicaragua. This stogie receives our highest rating and is considered to be one of the best cigars in the world.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZReview of Arturo Fuente Anejo No. 46 cigar made with special aged tobaccos similar to the company's Opus X, Hemmingway and Don Carlos cigars.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZHaving a cigar roller at your wedding reception might be fun ... until you light up. Consider whether quality is more important than novelty.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZA complete review of the Arturo Fuente Gran Reserva Churchill Maduro cigar. Learn the cost and value of the Gran Reserva Churchill Maduro cigar.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZNarrated video with instructions on how to roll a cigar by hand using filler, binder, and wrapper tobacco leaves.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZReview of Monte by Montecristo cigar from Altadis, made in the Dominican Republic with Dominican filler tobaccos, an Ecuadorian Habano wrapper, and two binders.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZSmoking 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.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZKeep these things in mind when shop for and smoke your cigar.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZAs 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.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZCigar review of the Padron Series Londres cigar made in Nicaragua with all Nicaraguan tobaccos. Dr. Mitch Fadem's special scientific review discusses chemosensation, or the relationship between smell and taste, as it relates to cigar tobacco.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZCigar 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.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZShort reviews of some value priced, bundled, and bargain cigars, including Mike's house brands and exclusives.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZReview of Brick House cigars which are value priced Nicaraguan puros made by the J.C. Newman Cigar Company.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZCigar review of the Montesino Maduro Robusto cigar, produced by Tabacalera A. Fuente y Cia in the Dominican Republic using Dominican filler tobaccos and Connecticut wrapper leafs.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZUser reviews of various brands of cigar humidors for storing and aging handmade premium cigars. Add a review of your own humidor.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZMike'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.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZFiller 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.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZJon 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.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZLargest 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.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZList 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.
2016-10-22T11:16:55ZUS Cigar Rollers, Las Vegas Cuban Cigar Factory is the second in a series about cigars handmade in the United States. There is nothing more exciting to a cigar smoker than watching a master roller and blender make cigars just for you. Meeting Nelson Ventura of the LVCCF was a real treat.