Cigar Advisor http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor The World's #1 Cigar Magazine Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:54:11 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 Mild Cigars, Full Body Flavor Bombs http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/full-flavored-mild-cigars/ http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/full-flavored-mild-cigars/#comments Fri, 17 Oct 2014 20:14:53 +0000 http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/?p=9563 Let’s face it; mild cigars get a bad wrap by bolder, fuller strength cigar smokers. I completely understand why this happens. Full strength cigar smokers tie bold flavors to cigars with intense strength to achieve that relaxing buzz they desire. For them, it’s a full bodied package. It makes sense to me to be honest.…

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The Benefits of Resting Premium Cigars http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/resting-premium-cigars/ http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/resting-premium-cigars/#comments Fri, 17 Oct 2014 20:13:15 +0000 http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/?p=9571 You’re standing outside your house talking to your neighbor about the weather, or some other mundane subject. Over his shoulder you spy a big brown delivery truck rounding the corner of your street. The truck pulls up to your driveway and the driver hands you a box addressed from your favorite online cigar store. “They’re…

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Cigar Lounge Etiquette: 4 Don’ts of the Lounge http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/cigar-lounge-etiquette/ http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/cigar-lounge-etiquette/#comments Fri, 10 Oct 2014 20:58:27 +0000 http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/?p=9507 We all love going to the cigar lounge. It’s a truly relaxing experience when you can sit down with others who share the same passion for cigars, and simply chill out. There’s no topic of conversation too heated, and no glass half empty. Pure. Relaxation. But there’s a select few people that scream into the…

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Cigars for Special Occasions: the best smokes for closing the deal. http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/cigars-for-special-occasions/ http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/cigars-for-special-occasions/#comments Fri, 10 Oct 2014 20:29:30 +0000 http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/?p=9503 Why do we break out the cigars for special occasions like a new baby, wedding days, milestone anniversaries & birthdays, a job promotion, or a raise? It’s a cultural thing. Besides, enjoying a fine cigar just makes the moment that much better, which brings us to the “victory cigar.” This is a cigar you would…

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Eight Cool Cigar Cutters http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/eight-cool-cigar-cutters/ http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/eight-cool-cigar-cutters/#comments Fri, 03 Oct 2014 15:03:36 +0000 http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/?p=9445 Eight Cool Cigar Cutters Too Good for Your Pocket What’s that old saying about “form over function?” Forget it – cigar smokers know that a cutter ain’t worth nothing if it doesn’t clip dead-nuts. So we found these…eight cutters that aren’t just attention-getters, they’re cutters that look so sharp, they could probably charm the cap…

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How to Cut Big Ring Cigars http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/how-to-cut-big-ring-cigars/ http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/how-to-cut-big-ring-cigars/#comments Fri, 03 Oct 2014 14:49:16 +0000 http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/?p=9437 Cutting Big Ring Cigars: choose your weapon! Have you noticed anything different about many of the new cigars that have been released during the past couple of years? Whether you purchase your favorite smokes at your neighborhood cigar shop, or buy cigars online, cigar ring gauges ranging from 64 (1-inch wide) up to an 80…

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Difference between Connecticut and Habano Cigar Wrappers http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/cigar-wrappers/ http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/cigar-wrappers/#comments Fri, 26 Sep 2014 19:09:02 +0000 http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/?p=9379 What makes these cigar wrappers so distinctive? It’s not really a contest. Different types of cigar wrappers are as divergent as dog breeds. They each have their own unique qualities and personalities. Some wrapper leaves have a hearty bark, while others exhibit a more even-tempered character. Take Connecticut shade cigar wrappers and Habano cigar wrappers…

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How to Step Up to Full Bodied Cigars http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/full-bodied-cigars/ http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/full-bodied-cigars/#comments Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:00:35 +0000 http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/?p=9231 So you’ve been smoking cigars for a while now, but still haven’t decided to take the plunge and dig in to smoking stronger cigars. You know who they are: Camacho Triple Maduro, Padron 1926, Oliva Serie V, Joya de Nicaragua…maybe you even have a La Gloria Cubana Serie R or two in your humidor, but…

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Why cigar humidification matters and what to use http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/learn-how-cigar-humidification/ http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/learn-how-cigar-humidification/#comments Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:44:48 +0000 http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/?p=9113 Cigar humidification. It’s the most important part of keeping your cigars in healthy smoking condition. Keeping your cigars properly humidified is one of the simplest aspects of collecting premium cigars. Yet, it’s also the one thing that causes cigar smokers the most concern. It’s no surprise; dried-out cigars are a cigar smoker’s biggest fear. Why…

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7 Big Ring Cigars You Need to Smoke http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/top-7-big-ring-cigars/ http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/top-7-big-ring-cigars/#comments Wed, 10 Sep 2014 19:39:45 +0000 http://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/?p=9034 LARGE RING GAUGE CIGARS are the “in” thing these days. Nick Perdomo (who has often been ahead of his time), was making carpet roll size cigars during the boom, like his Cuban Parejo “Galaxia,” a 10″ x 100 ring whopper. That was almost unheard of then, but with cigar sizes reaching widths of 70, 80,…

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