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Welcome to the Famous Smoke Shop Cigar blog where we will be writing about everything and anything that involves cigars. Our love for cigars will be expressed in our writing, and we hope that you learn more about some great sticks that you can add to your humidors and enjoy smoking. You can come to the blog and learn about great cigars, different types of tobacco, how cigars are rolled, and different leaves used to roll them and much more great information on cigars and cigar accessories.

John Pullo

John Pullo

Editor in Chief

This is not his picture, nor does he even have a beard. A solid 'B' student and occasional low-fi musician, John is a medley of cynicism and sarcasm crammed into a wrinkled Oxford shirt who makes it nearly intolerable to watch reality television with him in the same room. Interestingly, his Social Security number is all ones.

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How Much of a Cigar’s Flavor Comes from the Wrapper Cigar Advisor Cover

Cigar Q&A: How Much of a Cigar’s Flavor Comes from the Wrapper?

Even the blending experts don’t always agree on how much of a cigar’s flavor comes from the wrapper leaf – learn why, plus we pay forward a cool trick you can try to test your favorite cigar to see how much its flavor comes from the wrapper leaf.

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10 Top Cigar Lighters to Fit Any Budget Cigar Advisor Cover

2019 CA Report: 10 Top Cigar Lighters to Fit Any Budget

There are lots of great cigar lighters to choose – but with so many different features and a wide range of price ranges, which is the best one for you? Get the low-down on the highlights of these 10 affordably-priced lighters, and see…

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2018 CA Report: Top Cigar Brands You Should Know (And Why)

If someone asked you which cigars you like, what would you tell them? And what would you say if that person asked, “why?”
If you’re on the hunt for a go-to cigar, you should know at least a little something – even one thing – about what makes these cigar brands and their makers special, and why they’ve earned a spot in so many humidors.

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Ci-Jargon: Newfangled Cigar Slang for the Millennium

Here are the most common cigar slang terms used by fellow cigar smokers - as well as our suggestions for even more new terms and "ci-jargon" you can use!
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