Fat Ash Journal
Can Different Types of Cigars Store in the Same Humidor?
One of the joys of cigar appreciation is trying a wide variety. You learn the subtle nuances of flavor profiles, tastes, styles, and the way different cigars made in different countries can differ so greatly. Once you get really into the hobby and have more than a couple cigars on...
Cigar Cabinet vs. Humidor Box
As your knowledge and taste for different types of cigars grows, so too does your home cigar collection. After all, experimenting with different tobaccos and types is part of the fun. One of the benefits to owning a large humidor–or several humidors–is not worrying about whether you have room...
The 2021 New Year’s Eve Cigar Checklist
Watch the ball drop live from a cold New York City street, surrounded by fellow tourists. Enjoy a late night at the cocktail lounge and celebrate another strange year–or around a firepit with close friends and midnight pots and pans to bang. Or simply take a secluded hour in...
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...
How Are Torch Lighters Different from Normal Lighters?
How you light your cigar helps determine how well your cigar smokes. Torch lighters provide a constant, precise flame that creates an even burn across the surface of the cigar. Flick lighters and other varieties can lead to tunnelling, canoeing, or an uneven burn. A high-quality butane achieves the best...