Veteran cigar aficionados know the importance of having a humidor to house a cigar collection. For those of you who may be new to the cigar world, a humidor is an airtight container that keeps your cigars from drying out and losing their flavor. These boxes range in size from small, portable containers to large […]

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For those of you who enjoy smoking pipe tobacco, you know that becoming comfortable with a new pipe takes a bit of time and dedication. A fresh pipe can initially make for a harsh, bitter smoke. Luckily, we have some pointers to help you smoothly and efficiently break in your new pipe, so you can […]

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Lawmakers Fight for Right to Send Cigars to Troops

October 11, 2016

Did you know that the list of items we’re allowed to send to our deployed troops in the mail is highly regulated by the federal government? Sure, it makes sense that we’re not allowed to send soldiers certain items that could end up being distracting or dangerous to the troops on the ground, but now […]

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How to Properly Pack and Light a Tobacco Pipe

August 18, 2016

There are few things more relaxing than kicking back after dinner to enjoy your evening bowl of pipe tobacco. If you’re relatively new to the world of pipe tobacco, however, you may find that your smoking experience is a little inconsistent. Maybe you have trouble getting your tobacco to stay lit for the duration of […]

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Reading the Ash on Your Cigar

July 27, 2016

Have you ever stopped to admire the solid column of ash that forms as you draw on a cigar? You might think it’s just the spent remains of burning tobacco leaves, but in fact that ash is an integral part of the smoking experience. A healthy pillar of ash can improve the flavor of a […]

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