Fat Ash Journal
How to Set Up and Use a Humidor
When you buy your humidor, it doesn’t come ready for you to pop your cigar collection in there right away. You need to set up your humidor before you can use it. This setup doesn’t take too long, and it’s not a difficult thing to do, but it is important....
How to Choose a Humidor
Any cigar aficionado knows that enjoying cigars is about more than just choosing the right cigar. It’s about choosing the right time to enjoy that cigar. And that means you will need to store them in good condition inside a humidor at the right temperature and humidity levels. Certain cigars...
What kind of a humidor do I need to store Cuban cigars?
The fame of Cuban cigars is well earned. It is a unique and 100% natural luxury product. In its preparation, entirely by hand, leaves chosen from the best vegas in the country are used. According to their manufacturers, tobacco experts do not use chemical additives either in curing or manufacturing...
Top 10 Best & Most Expensive Humidors
Yes, their purpose is quite simple, and yet extremely important, for cigar lovers: to keep the tobacco stored at a certain level of humidity so that you don’t end up smoking a dry, stale or moldy cigar. But it doesn't mean a humidor cannot offer the joy and luxury of...
Four reasons why cigars need to be humidified
Any cigar smoker knows that proper storage of cigars is critical to keeping smokes fresh. And the key environmental consideration in storage is the humidity level. “Why is that,” you may ask? The reasons, though simple, are not always fully understood. We offer the following explanations on why proper humidity level is...
Four cigar storage myths
Any aficionado of fine cigars is faced with the dilemma of How to store cigars to keep them fresh.
How do I know when my humidor is seasoned?
A properly seasoned humidor won't fluctuate with added cigars. To properly season your humidor, the wood needs sufficient moisture saturation. The seasoning process typically takes a week to fully establish baseline humidity. Monitor your humidor's humidity levels with a hygrometer during the seasoning process. Your humidor requires a sufficient humidification...
Four Things to consider when choosing a humidor
You’ve purchased some fine cigars or received them as a gift. But, there’s one problem. You still don’t have a humidor!