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How to Build a Walk-In Humidor

A lot of aficionados take their cigar appreciation seriously. Others, though, take it very seriously. Off-the-charts seriously. Dedicate their lives to it seriously.  These types of people don’t have a casual humidor sitting on their desk in the home office. They have an entire room dedicated to their smokes. A...

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How Are Torch Lighters Different from Normal Lighters?

There are dozens of accessories on the market for cigars. Things like ashtrays and travel cases are fun to have, humidors are both stylish and help keep your cigars in good condition. But if there’s one accessory to have that also improves your enjoyment of a cigar, it’s probably a...

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Is a Cabinet Humidor Right for You?

  There are a lot of cigar aficionados that take their cigar appreciation seriously. Very seriously. And rightfully so. There are so many makers, so many types, so many styles of cigars available on the market today that if you really want to get the most enjoyment from your cigars,...

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Are Electric Humidors Worth It?

When it comes to protecting and storing your cigar collection, you’ll eventually have to decide just how far to take it, especially as a cigar aficionado who typically expects the best from anything. Cigars, accessories, humidors--we can turn a blind eye to the price as long as the quality and...

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The History of Humidors

Track cigar culture and the popularity of the cigar over the last century, and you’ll understand that we’re experiencing a kind of modern-day Enlightenment when it comes to the quality, accessibility, and technology prevalent in the cigar industry today. We’re becoming a more informed audience when it comes to what...

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Why Torch Lighters are Good for Cigars

  Along with a cutter and humidor, a quality torch lighter is a necessity for any cigar enthusiast. Process, aesthetics, getting the most from your cigar—without a good torch lighter, you might be missing out on part of the experience   We should agree on a simple standard, that gas-station...

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Basic Humidor Accessories You Can't Do Without

Once you’re into cigar appreciation—really into it—a humidor is an obvious choice as your next step. It’s the perfect accompaniment that protects your stogies, keeps them at an optimal smoking condition, and in some cases can even improve their taste. Buy the right type of humidor and you’re even looking...

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Why a Drawer on Your Humidor is a Must-Have

Considering a humidor? You’re making a wise decision. Humidors are the best way to store your cigars, keeping them in prime smoking shape so you can enjoy them whenever the occasion calls for one. And if you’ve started to look at humidors, you’re also probably realizing that humidors come in...

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Why You Should Consider a Humidor with a Glass Top

You tend to notice the humidor room inside an establishment right away. Whether it’s the location of the walk-in humidor or the glass walls and rows of brown hues behind them, it’s hard to miss a cigar room. And harder still not to take a look at their selection. Maybe...

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