Episode 11: “What do I do with all this time?”

Greetings Cigar lovers. Weee'rre Baaaaaack....after a one week hiatus. Hopefully everyone is staying safe through these unprecedented times. I wanted to talk a little about on line cigar shopping. Although most tobacco shops have been deemed "essential" and are still...

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Episode 10: “The old Rotate and Flip

Hello again guys and gals. This week's blog focuses on the storage and maintenance of the cigars in your humidor. I did not know this until I started becoming more interested in cigar smoking but you seasoned cigar smokers should know that rotating the cigars in your...

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Episode 9: “CORONA, CORONA CORONA…”

Greetings cigar lovers. As we attempt to navigate through these crazy times, I thought to try to interject some normalcy to your lives with a quick blog about cigar sizes. As the awful Corona virus makes it's way around the world, we all could use a little distraction...

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Episode 8: “Baby it’s cold inside”

Greetings fellow Herfers. Today I wanted to touch on a practice in the cigar industry called "Cold Taste". In short, this means smoking a cigar before lighting it. To do this you simply clip your cigar, put it in your mouth, then suck air through it before you light...

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Episode 7: “The light at the end of the tunnel”

So if you've been reading my blogs, you know how to cut a cigar. Now let's talk about how to light it. A cigar is not a cigarette or a candle, so lighting it properly takes a bit longer. Patience my friends, patience. Even the seasoned cigar veteran makes mistakes, so...

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Episode 6: “Let’s cut to the chase…”

The way you cut your cigar is a key, yet underrated part of the smoking experience. A lousy cut will ruin even the best of cigars, so be careful. The first important fact to know is that the object of the cut is to create a smooth opening for smoking without damaging...

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Episode 3: “Oooo, Oooo that smell…”

We get asked this question a lot, especially by men who are going home to their significant others after a day of smoking their favorite cigars..."How do I get the smell out of my clothes?" Well, there are several ways to accomplish this depending on how much...

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Episode 2: “Sooooo many choices…”

When we sit with clients, only a small percentage of them are true cigar smokers and those people will tell us exactly what they want which makes it easy for us to host their event. But what about all the rest of the folks? What do we order? How many of each? Light,...

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