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Choosing cigars for newbies

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Choosing your cigars can be difficult for new cigar smokers, i no this because im a new cigar smoker.

Theirs many of different things to consider when choosing your cigar some of the main and most difficult things to consider are how shape, size and gauge affect the smoke and flavour of your cigar.


The size is measured by length and ring gauge (cigars diameter). One ring is equivalent to 1/64 of an inch. Some of the most common are


Panatela (6 1/2 x 35)
Robusto (4 1/2 x 50)
Churchill (7 1/4 x 48)
Corona (5 3/4 x 42)
Double Corona (6 1/2 x 48) Lonsdale (6 3/4 x 42)

The ring gauge is one of the most important things when choosing your cigar because a larger ring gauge with contain more product and will have more flavour and generally with produce much more smoke. The larger ring gauges also contain more mixes of different tobacco leaves and contain a much more wide spread of flavours.

Colour is also an important thing to consider when choosing your cigar. What do you see when your choosing your cigar? you see the wrapping, this plays a large part in cigars because the wrapping normaly reflects the country, flavour.


Claro (light tan)
Maduro (darkest brown)
Oscuro (black)
Colorado (reddish dark brown)
Colorado Maduro (dark brown) Colorado Claro (mid brown)

So read well and make your choices carefully
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