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Cigar Q&A: Mixing Cigars in Your Humidor

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Mixing Cigars in Your Humidor

Q. Can different cigar brands be kept in the same humidor? My friends say is not good because you’ll mix the blends.
– Frank A. in New York City

A. Some fanatical enthusiasts take umbrage to mixing cigars of different brands, blends, wrappers, etc. in their humidors, because the tobaccos will “marry” and change the bouquet, hence the flavor, of their smokes.

I’ve kept my cigars mixed in the same humidors for years and have never found this to be the case – and I remove the cellos from most of my cigars. Plus, I’ve talked to many other experienced cigar smokers who concur. I do tend to keep all the cigars from a particular box together for organizational purposes, not segregational.

If you’re even the least bit concerned about mixing cigars and marrying flavors, you may just want to keep the cellos on all of your cigars. The only “no-no” would be to mix in scented or flavored cigars like ACID, Tatiana, and flavours by CAO , for example, since they will affect the aroma and taste of your “traditional” cigars.

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Gary Korb has been writing and editing content for CigarAdvisor.com since its debut in 2008. An avid cigar smoker for over 30 years, during the past 12 years he has worked on the marketing side of the premium cigar business as a Sr. Copywriter, blogger, and cigar reviewer. A graduate of the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, prior to his career in the cigar business, Gary worked in the music and video industry as a marketer and a publicist.

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