Cigar 101

  1. The Joy of Flavour Part 1: Nutty

    The Joy of Flavour Part 1: Nutty
    Of all the joys in life, one of the biggest is the multitude of flavours that humans have access to, including that enjoyed from cigars. From Cuban cigars to Nicaraguan cigars, to Dominican Republic cigars. The average person has approximately 10,000 taste buds, which are replaced every 2 weeks, with the tongue also being split up into 5 flavours. Many...
  2. Cigar 101: How Soil Affects Cigar Flavours

    Cigar 101: How Soil Affects Cigar Flavours
    From Cohiba cigars to Bolivars,  when you are enjoying a cigar, you expect it to have particular elements, from fantastic burning to deep flavours. However, there are a number of factors that can affect the flavours of your cigar. We have previously had a brief look at the ways in which soil can affect your cigar flavours but, in this...
  3. Top Cigars that Offer the Longest Smoking Experience

    Top Cigars that Offer the Longest Smoking Experience
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  4. The Difference Between Hand-Rolled and Machine-Made Cigars

    The Difference Between Hand-Rolled and Machine-Made Cigars
    Cigars have been a popular smoke throughout the world for many years and, since there is so much variety in terms of flavours, sizes, and techniques, it is not surprising that cigars are also produced in numerous different manners. For a unique smoking experience, different tobaccos, papers, and techniques go into each and every cigar. Cigars are rolled in two...
  5. What Can Affect the Flavours of Your Cigar?

    What Can Affect the Flavours of Your Cigar?
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  6. Cigar 101: Anatomy of a Cigar

    Cigar 101: Anatomy of a Cigar
    As part of our Cigar 101 series, we’ve already explored several crucial elements of a cigar: flavour, strength and size. The anatomy of a cigar is equally important. Sure, you don’t need to understand its ins and outs in order to fully enjoy a smoke; however, knowledge of a cigar’s components can help you navigate the world of smokes and...
  7. Cigar 101: Flavours

    Cigar 101: Flavours
    Our Cigar 101 series aims to be a comprehensive guide to the world of cigars. After discussing the size and strength of cigars (as well as their anatomy), we are now turning our attention to the rich and complex field of cigar flavours. We are not referring to cigars infused with artificial flavour, but the natural taste of a good...
  8. Cigar 101: Strength

    Cigar 101: Strength
    Cigars are incredibly diverse, so selecting the one that’s perfect for you requires knowledge of its varied features. While our first article explored the difference in cigar sizes, this next instalment of our Cigar 101 series looks into one of the most important components of your cigar; strength. Strength It is important to make the distinction that the lightness or...
  9. Cigar 101: Sizes

    Cigar 101: Sizes
    When choosing a cigar to smoke, there are many things to take into consideration, and if you are new to the world of cigar smoking, the language can be a little confusing. So, rather than remaining confused about the ins and outs of cigars, take a look at the first in our Cigar 101 series where we will discuss cigar...

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