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How to boost the humidity on your humidor during cooler months

Winter is almost here, and you might be experiencing low humidity issues. Let's look at Noely's tip on how to boost the humidity switching from regular solution to winter/dry climate solution.  Sometimes, it's a bit more difficult to keep the humidity up. This definitely depends on where you live and...

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How to Lower the Humidity in a Humidor

For those new to cigars, there’s a night-and-day switch once you own your first humidor. The world of cigars opens up, and you realize there’s far more to cigars than enjoying a stogie at the occasional bachelor party or on the back nine at the golf course. There’s more to...

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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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Can You Fix a Humidor That’s Dried Out?

A humidor is the single best way to store your cigars. When properly seasoned and properly maintained, they create the ideal environment to keep your cigars in perfect smoking condition. Humidors use humidity to maintain your stogies. Wood absorbs a certain amount of liquid which it then releases and reabsorbs...

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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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