We’re #nowsmoking outside for this Crux Epicure Maduro cigar review, and it’s up for audition as Gary’s first cigar of the day. Click, see and read what he thought of this full-flavored blend from Crux & AJ Fernandez. . .
Freezing a box of cigars
Q. Can you store cigars in their original sealed box in the freezer to keep them fresh?
– Vinnie D.
A. Although I’m not a big proponent of freezing cigars, yes, you can, but you must THAW them SLOWLY. Move them to the fridge for 24 hours, then let them “warm-up” at room temp for another day before putting the cigars in your humidor. Allowing them to rest in your humidor for a couple of weeks should give them enough time to settle and smoke nicely, too.
That said, IMHO, I would try to avoid putting them in the freezer if at all possible. A cool, dark space should keep a sealed, cellophaned factory box fresh for about three weeks, or more, depending on the RH of the storage space.