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What are boutique cigars?

What are boutique cigars?

What are boutique cigars? According to the dictionary boutique is ‘a business or establishment that is small and sophisticated or fashionable’. And that is a wide description. The words boutique and craft are rampant nowadays, brands are using it left and...
Music and Cigars

Music and Cigars

Music and Cigars, when you say those two words, most people will think jazz. Because of the old image of a smoky jazz bar. But that’s not where we are going with this story. We are going to talk about cigars in music. There are songs about anything. And because of...
The stupidity of cigar legislation

The stupidity of cigar legislation

The stupidity of cigar legislation. We get it, cigarettes are bad. And we agree with that. Cigarettes are tobacco, cigars are tobacco, so cigars must be bad, right? Well, no! But most politicians and the general public are too lazy, or dumb, to inform themselves. And...
The history of the cigar store Indian

The history of the cigar store Indian

The history of the cigar store Indian. No, that history doesn’t start in America. Even though cigar store Indians are now considered Americana. The story of the cigar store Indians starts in the United Kingdom. In the late 16th century, the British started to import...
The cigar insurance myth

The cigar insurance myth

The cigar insurance myth. As a cigar smoker, you probably heard that story more than once. According to the legend, some smart-ass insured his cigars against fire. And after smoking, filed a claim that he lost the cigars due to a series of small fires. And that it...
Always support the little guys

Always support the little guys

Always support the little guys. And no, we don’t mean just the boutique blends. What we mean are the privately owned cigar brands and retailers. And that goes all the way from that tiny tobacconist at the end of the street to big, yet privately owned, brands like...