Category Archives: The Cigar Blog

Welcome to the Havana House cigar blog. Here you will find the latest cigar news. Whenever a new product is released or a big name makes an announcement we are on it! We also create a variety of other blog posts such as our hit series Cigar History where take a dive into the facinating past of cigar brands. From Cohiba to Davidoff you can learn about them all to help you become a great conversationalist. On top of this you will find informational blogs as well as quirky top ten blogs and short tips and tricks posts. The Havana House cigar blog is the definititive place to be for all aficionados!

Cigar Aficionado Reveals Cigar of the Year 2018

Cigar Aficionado Magazine is a big name in the cigar world and many cigar fans have been waiting in anticipation for the release of this year’s top 25 cigars, including the cigar they deem to be worthy of being the ‘Cigar of the Year’! Luckily, the day has come, and in 2018 the accolade has […]

Which Cigars Burn the Slowest?

Every smoker looks for something slightly different when on the hunt for their ideal cigar. Some may look for a stronger cigar, whereas others may focus on finding one with specific caramel flavours, for example. Not focussing on the specifics of taste, other cigar smokers will rather consider the time it takes for the cigar […]

What Does Moisture and Humidity Do To Cigars?

When it comes to smoking cigars, the words ‘humidity’ and ‘moisture’ will often be mentioned in relation to your cigar, but what does this mean? While you may be aware that you require a humidor to keep your cigars at their optimum humidity level, you may not know why this is necessary. Our guide to […]

A Gentleman’s Christmas: Best Cigars for Christmas

A Christmas present

It’s (almost) the most wonderful time of the year! Mince pies are hitting the shelves, decorations are going up, and our fires are being lit. At Christmas, it’s finally acceptable to indulge ourselves in the little luxuries we’ve been after all year; in fact, it is encouraged! But sometimes, all the fun of Christmas can […]

Christmas Gift Buying Guide 2018

Christmas scene with presents

The dreaded C-Word is nearly upon us, Christmas that is, and it’s time to start splashing the cash and showing your loved ones just how much you love them, or not as the case may be. We want to help get you organised for this year as there’s no point leaving it all to the […]

Pairing Cigars with Japanese Whisky

Whisky Rocks with Cigar and Guillotine

Japanese Whisky is known for its subtlety and complex flavours. Typically juxtaposed against the bold but straightforward designs of Kana script, Japanese whisky takes something with centuries of history and thousands of years of miles away in the Scottish highlands and puts its own respectful reinterpretation in a bottle.