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Beginners Guide to New World Cigars!


Welcome to the wonderful world of new world cigars! Now I know that it can be very intimidating to walk in to a large humidor and be blown away by the sheer volume of shapes, sizes, lengths, and wrapper colours. So here are my top tips for all you beginners as you venture on this journey of di...

Monday 15 February, 2021

V Cut VS Straight Cut - What’s The Difference?


Cigar Cutters are an important piece of equipment to all cigar smokers. The cut style you choose is completely down to personal preference. The main two cutter styles are V Cut and Straight Cut. Read on for more details on the difference between the two... A V-Cut cutter cuts a wedge out of ...

Tuesday 28 July, 2020

What's the difference? Soft Flame vs Jet Flame Cigar Lighters


A flame lighter is essentially the device that cigar smokers use for lighting up their cigars. There are two types available from Soft to Jet.   Soft flame lighters produce a flame that’s soft and these flame lighters usually don’t work perfectly where ...

Tuesday 21 July, 2020

Boveda – The Simple Humidification System


Boveda is a two-way humidity control pouch which is designed to be used with desktop humidors to keep your cigars in the correct condition at home. There are other ways of controlling the humidity, for example with a humidifier unit, but these require more attention and topping up with distilled wat...

Friday 13 December, 2019

Smoking your cigar


  A cigar can provide a great deal of enjoyment, and it should not be rushed. Allow yourself time to appreciate the whole experience, from choosing and cutting to lighting and smoking. The pleasurable ritual of smoking a cigar begins with cutting it. Most modern experts agree that the best way...

Sunday 30 September, 2018

Reviving your cigars


  There has been much discussion and argument over whether cigars can be restored to their normal state once they have dried out. If a cigar has become dry and the wrapper has not cracked and unravelled, then it can be restored. But this must be done slowly and patiently. If the wrapper has ac...

Wednesday 26 September, 2018

How to cut and light a cigar?


  How to cut and light a cigar, this is an art that will maximise enjoyment of your chosen smoke. Every Havana is made from three components; filler, binder and a wrapper leaf that is sealed at the cigar's 'head' with a cap made from a piece of wrapper leaf.To cut a Havana, you need to remove ...

Thursday 20 September, 2018

The evil of weevil


  There is no more depressing sight than, when opening a box of your favourite Havanas, you find the cigars inside riddled with holes. It means that you have suffered an attack by Lasioderma Serricorne, to give it the scientific name, otherwise called the Tobacco Weevil, the Tob...

Tuesday 18 September, 2018

To age or not to age... that is the question!


‘ To age or not to age’ … that is the question ! ( with thanks to our friend Reuven Zasler for this article) Aside from my own hands-on experience concerning the topic of ageing, as well as the positive experience of other enthusiasts, there exits a body of literature, albeit qui...

Friday 14 September, 2018

Setting up your Humidor


Havana cigars mature like fine wines, in fact they will continue to improve for up to their first 15 years and in many cases much longer, but they do need a little basic care.The humidifier in your humidor should be topped up with either humidification solution or distilled water (available from mos...

Thursday 13 September, 2018

Calibrate your Hygrometer


  A hygrometer is an instrument used to measure relative humidity.Relative humidity is a measure of how much water the air is holding, relative to the maximum amount of water the air could possibly hold at a given temperature. Because of the delicate design of hygrometers, it is easy for them ...

Tuesday 04 September, 2018

100% Guaranteed Counterfeit Cohibas


For years we have heard rumours about a special box of Cohiba Esplendidos with a see through lid and a humidity device inside it.   Admittedly most of these reports came from the other side of the Atlantic, but nevertheless we were intrigued.Inquiries to Habanos SA met with a firm denia...

Friday 31 August, 2018

Beginners Guide to Cubans


Following our recent marketing survey, we realise that we have a vast cross section of customers ranging from the beginner who is just starting out in the Havana cigar world to the connoisseur who is looking for something with a little more complexity and sophistication. With over 500 cigars in...

Wednesday 29 August, 2018

How to store your cigars while travelling


Whether it's a budget Dutch cigar or a premium Cuban, there is no greater pleasure than relaxing with a delicious smoke. So how do you make sure your cigars stay safe while travelling on holiday or for work? Cigars are very susceptible to damage due to a change in their climate, if you store th...

Tuesday 28 August, 2018

New to Cigars!


- Everything you need to know when starting to choose and smoke your first cigar.   The History of CigarsCigars have been around for decades, dating back to before Christopher Columbus made the cigar more popular in mainstream culture. Native Caribbean's rolled up and smoked dry tobacc...

Wednesday 15 August, 2018

How to enjoy a cigar by Eugenio


Eugenio is in charge of factory tours at La Aurora, during his time there he has built up a wealth of knowledge and tips on how he thinks a premium cigar should be smoked and enjoyed. So, sit back, light up a La Aurora ADN, and read through his expert advice. You may find some new tech...

Monday 13 August, 2018

5 Things you need to know about... how cigars are rolled.


I am sure every cigar smoker has been curious at some point as to how their cigar became so beautifully finished and the process behind creating such a masterpiece. I know I was! There are a lot of steps and processes to creating the perfect cigar. So, I am going to present the five steps which expl...

Friday 10 August, 2018

5 things you need to know about cutters


Like cigars, cutters come in all shapes and sizes, offering all sorts of cuts. But what really is the difference between a V cut and a guillotine cut? Does quality make a difference to the overall smoking experience? And do you really need one? Carry on reading this article where it's all broken dow...

Tuesday 07 August, 2018

Where to smoke in the UK?


Our Favourite Venues for the Cigar Smoker We receive many emails asking "Where can I smoke cigars in London and the UK?" So, as I "herf" across the country, I’ll update this page with cigar friendly locations as an easy reference. There are of course loads of other ‘COSA&rsquo...

Monday 06 August, 2018

Glossary


A AGING: Completed cigars are put in rooms, usually cedar lined, under humified conditions. The cigars are permitted to rest, during which time the tobacco is given a chance to marry or blend. Cigars can continue to age in personal cigar humidors. If the cigars are looked after properly then t...

Thursday 02 August, 2018

EMS


ENGLISH MARKET SELECTION EMS stands for 'English Market Selection' a description used in Cuba for over a century to identify the quality of cigars designated for the British market. It is the cornerstone of the UK's long established reputation as the world centre for the finest Havanas. In 199...

Wednesday 01 August, 2018

Cigar Wrappers


  Havana cigars come in a variety of wrapper shades, usually from claro to maduro. Certain cigars such as Bolivar and Ramon Allones simply look and taste better with a darker shade wrapper. Where as others such as El rey del Mundo tend to suit a lighter wrapper. Our opinion is that the wrapper...

Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Smoking well on a budget


Purchasing cigars doesn't have to be a daunting experience and you definitely won't need to get out a bank loan when doing it! All you need to know is the cigars which are best value for money if you're on a budget. Us cigar smokers are lucky to have such a huge range to choose from, even if it...

Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Cigar Sizes


Size: Gran Corona 9 1/4" x 47 (235mm x 18.65mm)Montecristo A, Romeo y Julieta Fabulosos Size: Prominente 7 5/8" x 49 (194mm x 19.45mm)HM Double Corona, Punch Double Corona, Partagas Lusitania Size: Julieta 7" x 47 (178mm x 18.65mm)Cohiba Esplendido, RJ C...

Saturday 09 June, 2018
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