Generally speaking, all cigars are more or less the same in appearance: long and cylindrical. This shape is generally referred to as a parejo, meaning parallel in Spanish. Although many popular figurado shapes (such as Torpedos, Perfectos, etc.) are available today, the vast majority of premium …
Welcome to ‘Cigars for Beginners’ - the ultimate 411 on all the cigar basics
, brought to you by the unrivaled authority on all things cigars, Cigars International. Here, we’ll show you the ropes of the best damn hobby on the planet. Whether you’re new to the scene or a grizzled old vet looking for a refresher course, there’s a ton to read, watch and check out. Proper cutting
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