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How to store a cigar properly

Friday, March 9, 2012 4:01:23 AM America/New_York

It is important to properly know how to store your favorite cigars after you have bought them. In most cases many people will tend to store them in the box that they came in, this is however not recommended. Cigars should be properly stored in an environment that is very humid and warm which are very similar to the conditions in which they were manufactured. The best way to stimulate the environment such that the perfect conditions are adhered to is by using a humidor. 

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Long Fillers vs. Short Fillers

Friday, March 9, 2012 2:34:46 AM America/New_York

Cigars can be described as tightly rolled bundles of fermented and dried tobacco that are usually ignited so that its smoke is drawn into the mouth by the smoker. The cigar tobacco is usually grown in different countries in the world namely the Honduras, Mexico, Eastern United States, Philippines, the Dominican Republic, Cameroon and Nicaragua just but to mention a few. It is therefore very important before smoking a cigar to know what constitutes a cigar. A cigar is constituted of the filler tobacco which is usually found at the center, the binder leaf that holds the filler together and the outer wrapper which is usually rolled around the binder.

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Machine Rolled Cigars

Monday, March 5, 2012 7:44:46 AM America/New_York

Machine Rolled Cigars

In this technological world it was prudent for various ways to be invented on how to easily and effectively make cigars. Traditionally, most of the cigars were made by hand. This method is very slow and not cost effective because it involves a lot of labor. Therefore, the cigar machine was invented so that cigars could be easily rolled. Machine rolled cigars are cheaper compared to the handmade cigars. This is because they are usually produced in bulk within a short time. It is mostly smoked by the cigar novices or the daily cigar smokers who are looking for a cigar that they can smoke occasionally.

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The Opus X Cigars

Monday, March 5, 2012 4:13:27 AM America/New_York

Opus X Cigars are some of the most unique, rare, and sought after cigars in the world. This has been validated by the majority of cigar aficionados in the different parts of the world. The Opus X Cigars are basically Dominican Puro cigars. These cigars were first made by a man named Arturo Fuente; therefore, it is not surprising that these cigars are usually referred to as Arturo Fuente Opus X Cigars. They were one of the first ultra premium cigars. Their uniqueness has made them useful as a marketing tool for Arturo Fuente.  There are different types, sizes, and shapes of the Opus X cigars and all very high quality. Some examples include the Opus X Dan Marino Football Cigar, a 6 x 160 cigar that is shaped like a football with laces. Also, the Sammy Sosa Baseball Bat cigar which is shaped like a baseball bat. There are also cigars that have been named after many celebrities like the Opus X Crowning Glory and the Opus X Trump which has been named after John Paul the second. These cigars are usually made in very limited quantities; this explains why it is hard to find the regular Opus X line. The Opus X cigar retails at $30 a stick given the fact that the quality is second to none.

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The Common Mistakes Encountered While Smoking a Cigar

Monday, February 13, 2012 8:56:03 PM America/New_York

Getting the maximum satisfaction from a cigar is always the ultimate goal for most of the cigar aficionados. There are a number of factors that you have to consider if you want to derive maximum satisfaction from your cigar. However, most of the mistakes made by cigar smokers are usually made by the cigar novices who have just started smoking. This blog is therefore very important as it is going to highlight some of the tips needed by all the cigar smokers to prevent them from making the mistakes that they make when they smoke.

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Cigars made in Nicaragua

Sunday, February 12, 2012 1:24:13 AM America/New_York

Nicaragua is one of the countries that are well known for producing quality cigars. The climatic condition in this South American country favors the growth of high quality tobacco. The cigars from Nicaragua are usually handmade to give them that appealing and last touch. The cigars from Nicaragua are usually made into boutique premium cigars in very small batches with attention paid to the detail to every cigar. Every cigar is then subjected to an extensive seven part labor process and tests are carried out at every stage. This is to make sure that the international standards pertaining quality cigars are strictly adhered to. This blog post is therefore going to explain in detail of what really goes on in the making of these cigars from Nicaragua.

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Ecuadorian Cigars

Friday, February 10, 2012 1:00:26 AM America/New_York

Ecuador is known world over for the high quality wrapper leaf tobacco. Ecuador, just like Cuba is a very special place to many cigar smokers given the quality cigars that are produced in the South American country. The Ecuadorian cigar wrappers are usually used locally for the production of cigars which are later exported to America and other European countries and the world as a whole. Some examples of the cigars that use the Ecuadorian wrappers in at least one of their cigar brand lines are the Bahia Gold,  Joya de Monterrey and the Arturo Fuente just but to illustrate a few examples. These are some of the widely smoked and sought after cigar underling the importance that Ecuador plays in producing quality cigars.  Cigar makers usually blend the Ecuadorian wrapper leaf with the binders from Honduras, Dominican Republic or Nicaragua to produce very high quality cigars.

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Nicaraguan Cigar

Tuesday, February 7, 2012 2:37:32 AM America/New_York

Nicaraguan cigars are one of the world’s best cigars and this can be attributed to hard work and endurance from people working in these Nicaraguan fields.   Nicaragua is a country that has fertile and rich soils that is conducive for the growth of tobacco for cigars. The world’s unique and rare tobacco that is used exclusively for the production of cigars is grown at a volcanic island called the Island of Ometepe. The history of the cigars from Nicaragua can be traced back to 1959 when the cigar markers from Cuba left the Central America country in search of the alternative land to roll cigars and grow tobacco. It is important to note that for many years, tobacco was grown in Nicaragua but it took it time to put itself on the world’s map as far as the production of the quality cigar is concerned.  

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Dominican Republic Cigars

Tuesday, January 17, 2012 11:27:48 AM America/New_York

Dominican Republic cigars are created through a delicate process that takes great patience and labor. There are three important parts of a cigar; the wrapper, the binder, and the filler. The wrapper is the most distinguished part of a cigar because it іѕ responsible for the aroma and overall appearance. It is аӏsо the most delicate part of a cigar and іѕ treated with the utmost care during the process of creating Dominican Republic cigars.

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