We take a look at some of the differences between cigars and cigarettes to explore how these differences can impact on how they are each smoked and enjoyed.
When purchasing a cigar, you’ll notice that it’s been covered by a protective film made of cellophane, which has begged the question of many cigar smokers: should I remove the plastic wrapper from the cigar if I’m going to store it?
2 After discovering a love for cigars, you may wish to start growing a collection. Whether this is a collection you intend to smoke at a later date, age over a number of years or keep as a collectible, there are many things to consider when deciding what cigars to purchase. Here we share some […]
Any cigar that you’ve smoked has been on quite the journey. From the initial planting to the final product, there’s so many steps taken to ensure that the cigar in your hand is the best that it can be. In this guide, we’re going to walk you through the main methods used for curing tobacco […]
Lighting a cigar can easily be overlooked; after all, the cigar itself is the star of the show. And who can’t help but be distracted by the anticipation of the cigar’s tasting notes? You’ll be surprised to hear that even aficionados can sometimes get it wrong when lighting cigars, which is easily done. It can […]
As a cigar lover in the UK, you may take for granted the relative ease at which you can enjoy a delicious smoke from a Cuban cigar. Things are a little trickier for aficionados across the pond, where Cuban cigars are actually illegal. But why are Cuban cigars illegal in the US? We explore the […]
11 Like any new hobby, knowing where to begin when it comes to cigar smoking can sometimes be a little daunting. If you have decided you would like to join the wonderful world of cigar smoking, then one of the biggest hurdles can be deciding which cigar is the right one to make your first […]
Padrón Cigars are one of the most desired cigars available. It’s far from uncommon to hear the words: “that was one of the best smokes I’ve ever had” after the last draw of their Padrón Cigar has been taken. Although smoking is a very personal subject matter, and we all have a very different palate, […]
3 We won’t deny that, sometimes, smoking cigars is not the cheapest of habits or hobbies. That being said, for the quality of a good cigar and the amount of skilled work that goes into making each stick, there are some good deals out there that are worth every penny. However, there are also a […]
1 When it comes to lighting a cigar, a little bit of tact is required. While you could light a cigarette by holding any kind of flame to it, with a cigar, you need a more refined approach. A top-quality lighter and a steady hand are required to keep the jet at just the right […]