Your Guide to Maintaining High-Quality Cigars

Posted by Corona Cigar Co. on Nov 16 2018


Your Guide to Maintaining High-Quality Cigars

Cigar smoking has become trendy again, even a hobby for some cigar smokers. The worst thing you can do is buy a cheap 50-cent cigar and expect it to be like any other cigar. If you're new to cigar smoking, many tobacconists have the know-how to help you discern which cigar is the best for you to try out first. Cigars are as complex as fine wine, and they come in a variety of shapes and sizes. The smoke of a fine cigar is said to feel silky, or like cream, in your mouth. Some cigars are flavored with brandy or spices, and a good cigar should cost between $5 and $50.

Cigar Smoking Is an Art

First, you don't inhale cigar smoke. It's supposed to impart its flavor in your mouth, and then you exhale back through your mouth. There is a proper way to cut off the end of the cigar with a special cutter, and then you should take a few dry puffs to make sure the tobacco is fresh and there is no taste of mold or mildew. You don't light a cigar like a cigarette, there is an art to lighting a cigar. Learning the proper way to smoke a cigar is half the fun.

Buying Cigars

You can find cigars for sale online. Once you have tried a few different brands of cigars, you might want to keep an assortment of your favorites on hand. Buying a cigar online will open a whole new world to you. You can find hundreds of brands of cigars for sale in a variety of quantities. You can even buy a variety pack with several different cigars in the same package.


Humidors are airtight boxes that always keep your cigars at the proper humidity. Humidors come in numerous styles, sizes, and price ranges from $25 to $250 and up. Small cigar humidors will hold 15 to 40 cigars, medium-sized humidors can hold 50 to 90 cigars, and large humidors can hold 100 to 300 cigars. Humidors are usually handmade from the finest hard woods, and many have attractive hardware. Many are cedar lined to help maintain the freshness. Many humidors have a built-in compartment for a hygrometer and humidifier pack.