I get this question frequently so here’s a quick easy how-to for doing a salt test to calibrate your cigar hygrometer. 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon of fine salt + 1 teaspoon of water. That’s the perfect ratio for the correct results. Seal it up in a small container with … Continue reading
How To Calibrate Your Cigar Hygrometer With A Salt Testby Bryan Glynn, March 20, 2017
#1 Tip for avoiding fakes, don’t buy from unauthorized stores/sellers. #1 Tip for determining if you have a fake, google for a known good band and compare EVERYTHING. Note, even then, unless it was from a good source, it can still be ANYTHING inside, as sometimes real bands are put … Continue reading →
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I would love to say that everyone knows this is a horrible fake – but no, there are still Cuban fanboys out there that buy and are proud of ANYTHING including the original owner of this fine specimen 🙂 Luckily it eventually passed to me from a gentleman that knew … Continue reading →
Here’s how to ship cigars safely so they don’t arrive with any damage. The most important thing is bundling them so they can not be rubbing against each other in transit. If they are in cello always leave it on. If you have a large bundle put them in a … Continue reading →
Cuban Cohiba Siglo VI Cigar Cut Open Real Or Fake – Thank you to viewer Sonny who sent this in for dissection! He lives in Canada and on his regular visits to Cuba, buys his cigars from ‘a guy with connections’. He was curious what’s inside and what we think, … Continue reading →
The Right And Wrong Way To Use YouTube Ratings – A recent casual comment spurred a thought so I polled a big chunk of my views. I asked if they rated videos on YouTube based on if they like the product, or if it’s a good video production. The results … Continue reading →
Cuban Partagas Cigar Cut Open Real Or Fake? – Thank you to Brian H for sending this in for inspection! Let’s slice open this Cuban Partagas Cigar and take a look at it’s guts – how does it look to you?
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Happy Thanksgiving to my US viewers! I hope everyone has a safe and fun holiday wherever you may be this year! I plan on having some delicious cigars after this bird goes in my belly! Speaking of cigars, there are a ton of great Black Friday & Cyber Monday deals … Continue reading →
How To Touch Up A Cigar When It Doesn’t Burn Rightby Bryan Glynn, November 17, 2016
I have been asked for this video no joke, at least 1000 times over the years. You win, here’s the vid – and now you’ll know why I kept saying it’s so simple it doesn’t need a vid LOL
What Happens If You Smoke A Cigar In One Puff? – So a short backstory. Years ago I was in talks with a cigar company to shoot an ad. My idea was a cigar of pure ash and a catchy phrase. I didn’t want to do it in photoshop, I … Continue reading →
Purge Unburned Butane From Your Cigars? – During the last CO Live show, our guest claimed that it was important to purge your cigar during lighting before you start puffing on it or the unburned butane from your torch would make it’s way in to the tobacco and spoil the … Continue reading →
I hope everyone followed along through Instagram, Facebook Live and Twitter while the event was going on this weekend. Here is the culminating event, the main event, the protest at the Capitol Building in Washington D.C. where we all gathered for a day of awareness and protest, doing all we … Continue reading →
This sender wished to not be named but he did send in the short story behind this guy! It was the typical ‘friend of a friend that went to the Caribbean and brought back Cuban cigars’ lol! Let’s see if it’s also the typical tourist-filler or not!
Cuban Coronitas en Cedro Petit Cetros Cut Open Real Or Fakeby Bryan Glynn, June 7, 2016
Cuban Coronitas en Cedro Petit Cetros Cut Open Real Or Fake – The 2nd from Jon Voth, let’s take a look inside this latest sample shall we?! What will we find – long filler, mixed, floor sweepings? How does the band and tobacco look to you?
We Need YOU Aug 8th in DC SaveTheLeaf.org Information 1by Bryan Glynn, June 4, 2016
Sat Aug 6th, Sun Aug 7th and especially Mon Aug 8th, we need EVERYONE possible to attend the HERFs and demonstration being held by the industries leading manufacturers and organizations. You just have to make hotel reservations and we take care of the rest. Free cigars, water, transportation – we … Continue reading →
On June 1st, we filed a lawsuit against the FDA for the unlawful Deeming Regulations effect on small businesses. View Lawsuit When I joined this beautiful industry, I promised myself that I would do what ever was necessary to make the cigar industry better, and leave a legacy for my … Continue reading →
Cuban Espléndidos Churchill Cut Open Real Or Fake – The first from Jon Voth, let’s take a look inside this latest sample shall we?! What will we find – long filler, mixed, floor sweepings? How does the band and tobacco look to you?
Cuban Montecristo Cigar Cut Open Real Or Fake? Here we have what may be a legit Toro sized Cuban Montecristo. The band is definitely not perfect but many have said and shown examples of known-good samples that are just as poor. What has been your experience?
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