Weekly Tip

  • Cigar 101 : Weekly Tip
    Blue Mold Explained
    What exactly is blue mold?
    Posted: May 23, 2016
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    Cutting with Scissors
    I can't seem to make a nice, clean cut with my new cigar scissors. What's the proper method to snip a cigar cap?
    Posted: May 16, 2016
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    Mixing Cigars?
    Is it all right for cigars to comingle in my humidor?
    Posted: May 9, 2016
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    What's With The Dry Mouth?
    When I smoke a cigar, sometimes it makes my mouth terribly dry. Why is that?
    Posted: May 2, 2016
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    The Right Retailer?
    I usually don't buy cigars but I'd like to give them away as gifts. How do I make sure I am buying cigars from the right place?
    Posted: April 25, 2016
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    A Lesson in Lighting
    My friends tell me I have to use a butane lighter to light my cigars? Is there a special lighting method with these lighters?
    Posted: April 18, 2016
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    The Art of Box-Pressing
    How are cigars box-pressed?
    Posted: April 11, 2016
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    Go Ahead and Relight
    If a cigar is long (like a Cohiba Lanceros, for example), I usually relight it when I'm ready for another few puffs. I've been told that is bad cigar etiquette, and, in fact, is bad for the cigar. Is that true?
    Posted: April 4, 2016
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    Covering Your Ash
    Unlike smokers who let their cigars burn halfway down before flicking the ashes, I tend to ash often. I've noticed that my cigars often burn unevenly. Could this be related to how often I ash?
    Posted: March 28, 2016
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    Bring Your Own Cigar?
    When going to a cigar lounge or bar, should you purchase a cigar from the establishment, or is it OK to bring your own?
    Posted: March 21, 2016
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    Topping Tobacco
    Someone in my local cigar shop told me about cigars made with strong tobacco. How does one grow stronger tobacco?
    Posted: March 14, 2016
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    Vintage Cigars?
    A person I know claims to have four pre-Revolution Cuban Davidoff Tubos and is trying to sell them to me. What are they worth, assuming they are still smokeable?
    Posted: March 7, 2016
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    Cracked Wrapper?
    I was smoking a cigar when the wrapper began to crack and come undone. Ultimately, the whole wrapper came off. It had been in my humidor for several weeks, and I was very disappointed. Was this a manufacturing defect or was it something else?
    Posted: February 29, 2016
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    Sharpening the Cutter
    How can I sharpen my cigar cutter?
    Posted: February 22, 2016
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    So You've Neglected Your Humidor?
    I have a humidor with a cedar lining that holds 50 cigars. It has been unattended for over a year and is dry as a bone. How can I save it?
    Posted: February 16, 2016