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4 Ways to Identify a Cigar That Has Gone Bad

Like a fine wine, cigars become better with time. Thus the concept of a “fresh” cigar is actually misleading, as new cigars tend to burn unevenly and offer bitter flavors, whereas properly aged cigars exude more flavors, thus giving the

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Understanding Different Cigar Vitolas and Shapes

Cigars come in a variety of shapes and sizes, which are often referred to as Vitolas. Each of the different formats offer varying smoking experiences, in regards to a cigar’s fullness and the overall burning time. Furthermore, the various cigar

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The Effects of Smoking Cigars

There are hundreds of studies that attempt to define the specific degree of risk that smoking entails in relation to a variety of health problems. However, long before all the research proved that it was dangerous to smoke, tobacco was

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How To Avoid Common Burns

The burning question that many cigar smokers have today, especially the novices, is how to avoid an uneven burn. An uneven burn, or a bad burn, is often caused by rushing through the lighting of the cigar. Be patient as

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