/Cigar News

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, [...]


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 [...]