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ISABELA Time-Traveler 2019

ISABELA Releases Time-Traveler in Time for the Holidays! Isabela Cigar Company released their limited Isabela Time-Traveler on December 13! Just in time for Christmas! This popular offering boasts “…eight distinct seamless transitions of changing flavor profiles…” and a limited production run due to the availability of the tobacco and because the tobacco is aged for…

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Wineador 101

Wineador 101 Why a Wineador? There are many options available when selecting a humidor, what makes a Wineador special? The biggest advantage is its ability to maintain a programmed temperature. Choosing a Wineador There are 2 things to consider when looking for a Wineador: Size – How many cigars to do plan to store in…

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Humidor Seasoning

Humidor Seasoning This post is to help you to understand why you need to properly season your wooden humidor and how to do so. I recommend that you read the HUMIDOR 101 post before venturing into this to familiarize yourself with humidors in general. Background You just got your first Spanish Cedar humidor. That’s great! You can’t…

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Hygrometers

HYGROMETERS To ensure that your cigars are having the best life possible in your humidor a hygrometer is a must. A hygrometer is a device that will indicate the temperature and relative humidity of its environment. If you go looking for one online, you will find plenty of options at multiple price points. This article…

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Building a Tupperdor

Building A Tupperdor A Tupperdor is a humidor that uses a plastic container, like Tupperware. There are many different containers that will work, the key to the container is to make sure that the lid has a gasket to ensure an airtight seal. Clamps on the lid are a bonus. The below builds are divided…

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Humidor 101

HUMIDOR 101 Welcome to Humidor 101. I’m assuming that you have smoked a couple of cigars by now and are interested in getting deeper into the hobby by purchasing a bunch of cigars to have on hand. To best enjoy your new hobby, your cigars need to be properly cared for. Here is a handy…

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Update on CigarCon

CIGARCON by James Giehm A few weeks ago, Troy wrote an article about CigarCon 2020. For those who may not know, CigarCon was the planned consumer day at the Premium Cigar Association (PCA, formerly IPCPR) annual trade show. A few days ago, we learned that the PCA has now cancelled the planned consumer day (CigarCon)…

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Boveda Butler

Boveda’s Smart Buttler is just one of many pieces of technology that allows you to monitor what’s going on in your humidor without having to physically opening the lid. Getting what you pay for is the theme in this review brought to you by James.

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