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“Strong” vs. “Green” Cigars
Q. How can you tell the difference between a strong cigar and a “green” cigar? Will a strong cigar make someone light-headed and a “green” cigar make you nauseous?I had an Indian Tabac Super Fuerte Robusto the other day early in the morning, and it is the first cigar to ever give me a little buzz. Any info would be appreciated.Thanks!
A. I prefer to use the terms “full-flavored,” or “full-bodied” instead of “strong,” and the Indian Tabac Super Fuerte cigars, although medium in body to my palate, could give you a little “kick in the head” depending on your tobacco tolerance level. I know that whenever I smoke the Rocky Patel Honduran Classic Maduro Double Corona cigar I always feel heady afterwards, or to put it another way, a bit “stoned.” I believe it also has a lot to do with the size of the cigar, but in your case, it could have been because you smoked it early in the morning. Even though you don’t inhale a cigar the nicotine still gets into your bloodstream.
A “green” cigar is usually one that hasn’t been properly aged, and they can also make you somewhat sick. However, a green cigar will often have an ammonia-like taste, or a moldy taste, which should tell you right there that you ought to put it down, and the sooner the better.