Weekly Tip

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    Aging the Flavor
    I've heard that aging is good for cigars. But how does it affect the taste?
    Posted: February 8, 2016
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    How Long Can Cigars Stay Fresh?
    For how long can I keep cigars in an original, factory sealed box so they don't dry up?
    Posted: February 1, 2016
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    Multiple Smoke Nights
    I've heard competing theories on how to plan a multiple smoke night. Some say start with the mildest thing you plan to smoke, others say the best. Is there a proper etiquette for building flavors or does it really just come down to preference?
    Posted: January 25, 2016
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    Cigar Prices?
    How can I avoid getting ripped off when looking to buy a cigar? Should I base the retail prices out of Cigar Afcionado?
    Posted: January 19, 2016
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    Why So Much Flavor at the Nub?
    We all know that cigars get hotter, stronger and usually bitter as they smoke down. What causes this?
    Posted: January 11, 2016
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    Toothy Wrappers Mean Flavor
    What exactly is a toothy wrapper?
    Posted: January 4, 2016
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    Cigar Rotation
    Should I rotate the position of cigars in my humidor?
    Posted: December 28, 2015
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    Leather Case Travel Tips
    The inside of my leather cigar case is a little rough, which sometimes results in torn wrappers. Any suggestions?
    Posted: December 21, 2015
  • Cigar 101 : Weekly Tip
    Leather Case Travel Tips
    The inside of my leather cigar case is a little rough, which sometimes results in torn wrappers. Any suggestions?
    Posted: December 14, 2015
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    Long and Short Filler?
    Can you please explain what is meant by "long filler" and "short filler" in cigar composition?
    Posted: December 7, 2015
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    Cigar Etiquette
    I know it's bad etiquette to stub cigars into an ashtray to put them out, but what is it that causes cigars to emit a foul odor when you do that?
    Posted: November 30, 2015
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    Stale Smokes?
    Can cigars go stale?
    Posted: November 23, 2015
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    What's a Mareva?
    A business associate recently gave me a cigar. He called it a mareva, but I've never heard of that size. What is it?
    Posted: November 16, 2015
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    Telltale Wrapper?
    I know a guy who can tell where a wrapper is from simply by looking at a cigar for five seconds. Are there any telltale characteristics that indicate the origin of a cigar?
    Posted: November 9, 2015
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    Direct Flame?
    I have always heard that it is very important that one doesn't let the flame of the lighter touch the foot of the cigar when lighting. How important is it really?
    Posted: November 2, 2015