Archive for July, 2008

Smoke Away At Mobile Cigar Lounge

For sure, you have felt frustration due to the increasing rigidness of anti-smoking laws that are being laid down everywhere. I am sure that you and I are not the only ones feeling this sense of frustration. How come a person cannot enjoy a cigar when he needs and wants to? Apparently, Stan Neckar and Dave Andreychuk have had the same feelings for quite some time. If you have no clue as to who these people are, they are retired NHL veterans who are quite passionate ...

Flavored Cigars: Yes Or No?

In case you didn’t know, flavored cigars are quite a big thing in many parts of the world. In fact, they attract not only adults but teenagers as well. And why wouldn’t they? If teens are attracted to cigarettes, why wouldn’t they be attracted to cigars as well? This is more understandable if the cigars are flavored. More so, if these cigars are sold as “loosies,” teens are able to buy them more easily. This is the argument that the authorities over at Baltimore ...

Best Cigar Tips Continued

We took a look at three tips that you should bear in mind when smoking a cigar. I think my favorite of the three is to find a good drink to go with the cigar. Well, let’s take a look at some things that you can consider and which will help you enjoy your cigar better. Expand your horizons. What do I mean by this? As a new cigar smoker, do not try just one brand or flavor. After all, you do not have much experience ...

Best Cigar Tips

If you are new to the world of cigars, there are probably a lot of things that you may not know yet. This is what I like to call “best practices.” These are habits that the more seasoned cigar smokers would know about but may be unknown to the newbies. Let’s take a look at some of these tips. Puff but do not inhale. I do not know too many people who, when they smoke cigars, inhale the smoke. Many smoke cigars for the flavor – this ...

Patriotic Cigars

The Fourth of July is over and done with for this year but that doesn’t mean that your sense of patriotism should be gone as well. I found this interesting list of patriotic cigars that you can smoke if you are particularly feeling a love for your country. Well, even if you are not, these cigars are worth a try. Special thanks to Gary Manelski for this list.
CAO America CAO's "America" cigar not only has an American patriotic name, it also has a red, white, and ...

Arnie: Movies Shouldn’t Ban Cigars

If you are reading this blog, you are probably an avid smoker. If I am correct, let me ask you this: when did you start smoking? More so, how did you start? What enticed you to smoke? Different people would certainly have varying answers to the questions above but I am sure that there is quite a number of adult smokers today who, in one way or another, found smoking appealing because of something they saw in the movies. Now I am not saying that Hollywood or ...

Care For A Nicotine-Free Cigar?

Let me ask you this – what is the main reason that you like smoking cigars? I cannot answer for you but if you were to ask me this question, I would probably say the flavor and the overall experience. I doubt that anyone would say that they smoke cigars because they want the nicotine. Anyway, this question came to mind as I was reading a press release from Ruyan America, Inc. Here is an excerpt of the press release:
Ruyan America, Inc. announced ...

Of Cigar Cuts And Cutters

There is nothing like the sight and smell of a fresh cigar to excite a cigar lover’s senses, is there? However, you know very well that you do not simply smoke a cigar immediately. One of the first things that you have to do is to cut the cap of the cigar. Cigar cutters are one of the most important accessories for cigar lovers. For those who are not very familiar with them, there are three general types of cigar cutters. Let us take ...

Tatuaje Black

It seems to me that this cigar is all the rave today. Everywhere you go, you’ll hear about the Tatuaje Black. I have not had the chance to try one myself but if I were to base my decision on the personal reviews that I have encountered online, I would have to get me several pieces of this cigar. So what is the Tatuaje Black all about? When it comes to the physical appearance, it makes the top of the list. The Cigar Spy says:
First things ...

What Do You Do With Your Cigar Bands?

In the last post we talked about cigar bands and how they came to be. We also talked briefly about how different people perceive and treat cigar bands. There are those people who do not really pay attention to cigar bands and as a matter of fact, immediately take them off the cigar before they smoke it. On the other hand, there are those people who take pride in their cigar bands and leave them on as they smoke. In fact, there are some people who ...