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How To Light (And Put Out) Your Cigar the Right Way

The foot, or tip, of the cigar should be lit using a long wooden cigar match or a butane lighter. Avoid candles, paper matches, a stove, and lighters that use lighter fluid (naphtha) because the chemicals and odors can affect the taste of the tobacco. When using a match, wait until the sulfur burns off [...]

2021-03-18T15:45:21-04:00

How to Keep Your Eighty5 Cigars Fresh

Congratulations on your fresh box of Eighty5 Cigars! We put a lot of effort into hand crafting your cigar, so we want to make sure that you keep them in good quality. In order to enjoy your Eighty5 Cigar (or any cigar for that matter), proper cigar storage is crucial. Not storing your cigars properly [...]

2021-03-18T14:51:04-04:00

Handmade Cigars vs. Machine Made Cigars: What’s the Difference?

It is generally agreed upon that handmade cigars are better than machine made cigars, but ask why, and most people would not be able to tell you. Let us explain the difference. Most cigars are created when the wrapper is applied by hand to a bunch (combined, blended filler leaves) with a manual or motor-driven [...]

2021-03-18T00:20:17-04:00

Mild, Medium or Full? How the Cigar Body Affects the Experience.

When purchasing a cigar, new cigar smokers are sometimes confused when asked whether they prefer a mild, medium or full-bodied cigar. Let's understand what this actually means, and how the body can affect the experience. -- The cigar body refers to the relative strength of the cigar. Cigars are generally divided into three groups: Mild, [...]

2021-03-18T14:53:44-04:00