cigar smoking

Test Your Cigar Knowledge

Put Your Cigar Knowledge To The Test With Our Cigar Quiz!

Put Your Cigar Knowledge To The Test With Our Cigar Quiz!

One of the main things experienced cigar enthusiasts learn is that there’s always something new to learn about cigars. The exchange and passing along of cigar knowledge is a time-honored tradition in world of cigar smoking, as experiences BOTLs and SOTLs share their experiences, tips, and tricks with new smokers just starting to become interested in the hobby. We put together this little test so you can test your cigar knowledge to see how much of an expert you are, pit your knowledge against your smoking buddies, and maybe teach you something new!  You will find questions about brands like Acid Cigars, in addition to the general knowledge questions. Enjoy!

Read More

Cigar Smoking as a Spiritual Experience

There exists a long history of tobacco use in the spiritual ceremonies of many different faith traditions. In particular, many Native American tribes used a mixture of tobacco in rituals bearing spiritual significance, and some of them even developed a theology around tobacco. Systematic Theologian Greg Filer takes a look at cigar smoking as a spiritual experience, both from inside and outside his own professed religion.
Read More

Nutty for Neti Pot

Gary Korb

A natural “solution” for cigar smokers with sinus problems

I’ve suffered with sinus troubles most of my life. Clogged sinuses, sinus headaches, you-name-it. Whatever problems are commonly associated with the nose, chances are I’ve had them. Moreover, as someone who smokes cigars for a living, I occasionally find my sinuses stuffed-up. I also believe it’s related to how many cigars I’ve smoked in a day. In the past, I would usually take a decongestant, but a couple of years ago I discovered the neti pot. In fact, I learned about the neti pot on a cigar forum.

Read More

Seasonal Cigars

Have you ever noticed how many things are seasonal? Fruits and veggies, sports, ice fishing - even beers are seasonal. You might opt for an IPA or a refreshing pale…
Read More