Over the years, I’ve received many emails asking me about freezing cigars and whether it’s OK to store cigars in the freezer or the refrigerator. Let’s start with the latter. NO WAY JOSÉ! True, refrigerators are made to keep foods fresh, but even though cigars are somewhat related to veggies by their nature, the humidity in the fridge is much too low to keep the leaves moist, and your cigars will eventually dry out.
Heat, moisture, and organic material are a surefire recipe for the growth of mold. Unfortunately, these conditions also describe a cigar humidor that is properly maintained. Indeed, to care for…Read More
In my time in the customer service department I would frequently speak with wives or friends of cigar smokers trying to find a birthday, wedding, or Christmas gift for their…Read More
Seasoning and setting up a humidor is relatively simple when it comes down to it. Think about it: you make sure the interior wood is humidified to the desired relative…Read More
One of the most frequently asked questions about cigars and cigar storage is whether to remove the cellophane wrappers before placing them into the humidor. It is a question which…Read More
It’s like a horror movie: “Hello? Honey? Is anyone home? Helloooo? Nice, house to myself.” Nobody is home, so you take this opportunity to smoke a cigar in peace. You…Read More
The ideal temperature/ humidity for cigars is supposedly, 70° temperature/70% humidity, your cigars are actually better off at a cooler temperature.Read More
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