Cigar Advisor http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor The World's #1 Cigar Magazine Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:33:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 8 Top Dessert Cigars http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/8-top-dessert-cigars/ http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/8-top-dessert-cigars/#comments Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:00:06 +0000 http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/?p=10346 Nothing in this world puts the finishing touch on a great meal more than lighting up a good cigar. Since the term, a “good” cigar may be a subjective statement, let me focus in on a term I like to use known as Dessert Cigars. To me, these are the kinds of sticks that have…

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Cigar Tasting: How to Rejuvenate Your Taste Buds http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/cigar-tasting-cleanse-taste-buds/ http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/cigar-tasting-cleanse-taste-buds/#comments Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:54:10 +0000 http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/?p=10370 Let’s be honest: is it really possible to have “too much of a good thing?” I’d argue “no”, simply because “too much” and “good thing” are so wildly subjective. Besides – you only go around this Big Dance once, might as well make it count. But when it comes to cigars, it’s possible that maybe…

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The 10 Most Underrated Cigars http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/10-underrated-cigars/ http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/10-underrated-cigars/#comments Fri, 16 Jan 2015 14:53:17 +0000 http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/?p=10243 How many times have you heard that something is just so…underrated? Something or someone so freaking awesome, it takes all your control not to grab a complete stranger by the collar and scream “AREN’T THESE INCREDIBLE?!?” in his face. Complete strangers love that, and usually reward such enthusiasm with a restraining order or throat punch.…

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What Gives a Cigar Complexity? http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/cigar-complexity/ http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/cigar-complexity/#comments Fri, 16 Jan 2015 14:52:34 +0000 http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/?p=10259 One of the better qualities a premium cigar can possess, especially for more experienced cigar smokers, is a flavor profile that’s complex. OK, that sounds great, but what does it really mean? In his opinion of the 1964 obscenity case, Jacobellis v. Ohio (378 U.S. 184), Associate Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart wrote: “I can’t…

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Lighting Special Size Cigars http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/how-to-light-special-size-cigars/ http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/how-to-light-special-size-cigars/#comments Thu, 08 Jan 2015 15:34:22 +0000 http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/?p=10169 I’m a sucker for cigars that look like a roller went on a bender and banged out a few funny looking stogies at his station. Luckily for the roller, the floor manager loved all these oddly shaped cigars and thought this crazy party animal was a genius, thus starting a trend. Lesson? Benders drive progress.…

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Luxury Class: 9 Expensive Cigars That Are Worth It http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/most-expensive-cigars-worth-smoking/ http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/most-expensive-cigars-worth-smoking/#comments Thu, 08 Jan 2015 15:30:35 +0000 http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/?p=10148 There’s an old saying among us lovers of the leaf that says, “Life is too short to smoke cheap cigars.” And, while I do adhere to that for the most part, it doesn’t mean that you “have to” smoke the really expensive stuff, either. It’s kind of always a good rule of thumb to smoke…

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The Best Cigars Under $5 You Can Smoke http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/cigars-for-under-5-dollars/ http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/cigars-for-under-5-dollars/#comments Fri, 02 Jan 2015 20:18:28 +0000 http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/?p=10101 If you hate the idea of paying more than $5 for a good cigar, you’re not alone, but you are in luck. I’ve compiled a list of tasty, high-quality smokes that can be had for no more than one of those portraits of Abe Lincoln in your wallet. Read on and get ready to save…

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Winter Humidor Maintenance Tips http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/winter-humidor-maintenance/ http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/winter-humidor-maintenance/#comments Fri, 02 Jan 2015 19:56:16 +0000 http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/?p=10129 Don’t get me wrong; I love the winter months. Skiing is my jam, and heading to Vermont is always on my agenda for some gnarly shred time. But this is also the season every lip balm and moisturizer company makes all their money because of the decrease in humidity. Winter is notorious for sucking away…

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When Can I Buy Cuban Cigars in America? http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/can-i-buy-cuban-cigars-in-america/ http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/can-i-buy-cuban-cigars-in-america/#comments Tue, 30 Dec 2014 20:54:46 +0000 http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/?p=10094 The Cuban Embargo (Almost) Lifted: What Does It Mean? So, it’s been about 10 days or so since we’ve (finally) seen progress on the Cuban embargo front…and all of us here at Cigar Advisor have been having some fun watching the drama play out. As you’ll recall, President Obama announced we are improving our ties…

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Editor’s Picks: Best Cigars of 2014 http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/best-cigars-of-2014/ http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/best-cigars-of-2014/#comments Fri, 26 Dec 2014 08:50:21 +0000 http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/?p=10008 Best Cigars of 2014: Our 12 Picks By The Editors of CigarAdvisor.com As the sun begins to set on 2014, the cigar bloggers and cigar websites are announcing their best cigars of the year. Here, in the underground bunker at CigarAdvisor.com, we editors have been poring over our top picks for the last few weeks.…

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