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Tag archive for : Xikar
Tag archive for : Xikar

Xikar EX Natural Flame Lighter Review

by Bryan Glynn, March 14, 2011

Xikar EX Natural Flame Lighter Review This is a solid, all metal lighter with a spring action top cover to protect the burner and button. It’s actuated by a single thumb button that ignites a wind resistant natural flame, approximately 1″ high. It has quite a heft and feels rugged … Continue reading

Filed under : Accessory Reviews
Response: 20 Comments

Xikar Xi1 Cutter Review

by Bryan Glynn, January 6, 2011

Xikar Xi1 Cutter Review The Xikar Xi1 series of guillotine cutters offer exceptional performance in a well constructed lightweight package. Featuring dozens of colors and designs, these cutters are well machined to hold firmly in the hand offering easy one-handed operation via spring loaded side blades hinged at the bottom. … Continue reading

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Response: 22 Comments

Xikar HC Connecticut Grande Cigar Review

by Bryan Glynn, October 22, 2010

Xikar HC Connecticut Grande Cigar Review This 6×60 stick offers firm construction with minimal veins, tight seams, a double cap and a soft hay and tobacco aroma. First light reveals a very dry smoke with medium-full bodied flavors of earth, pepper and tobacco with a spicy finish. The first third … Continue reading

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Response: 3 Comments

Xikar HC Criollo Grande Cigar Review

by Bryan Glynn, September 17, 2010

Xikar HC Criollo Grande Cigar Review This 6×6 stick offers a medium brown wrapper with minimal veins, tight seams, a firm even construction, double cap and a texture of fine sand paper with a very small tooth, with a rich smooth tobacco aroma. First light reveals a perfect draw, plenty … Continue reading

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Response: 3 Comments

Xikar HC Series Connecticut Shade Toro Cigar Review

by Bryan Glynn, April 30, 2010

Xikar HC Series Connecticut Shade Toro Cigar Review This 6.5×52 stick offers a thin medium tan wrapper with a few medium and small veins, a double cap and even firm slightly spongy construction. The aroma is deep pungent tobacco. First light brings a slightly firm draw, mild-medium flavors of a … Continue reading

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Response: 2 Comments

Xikar HC Series Criollo Lonsdale Cigar Review

by Bryan Glynn, April 14, 2010

Xikar HC Series Criollo Cigar Review This 6×46 stick offers a dark tan very slightly toothy wrapper with minimal veins, invisible seams, a double cap and small pigstail twist, with a slight barnyard aroma. First light reveals a very good draw and smoke production, a slight sweetness, lots of smooth … Continue reading

Filed under : Cigar Reviews
Response: 8 Comments

Xikar Crossover Torch Lighter Review

by Bryan Glynn, March 27, 2010

Xikar Crossover Torch Lighter Review This single flame Crossover torch from Xikar features a very hot, wide single torch flame actuated by depressing a single button. The torch and button are both covered by a solid metal spring loaded cover with a positive open and close action. The whole piece … Continue reading

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Response: 29 Comments

Cigar Art – Xikar 4of4

by Bryan Glynn, March 11, 2010

Cigar Art – Xikar 4of4

Filed under : Cigar Reviews
Response: 1 Comment
Tagged on : Art , cigar , Cigar Art , Xikar

Xikar HC Series Habano Colorado Toro Cigar Review

by Bryan Glynn, March 9, 2010

Xikar HC Series Habano Colorado Toro Cigar Review This 6.5×52 stick offers a dark chocolate wrapper with a firm pack and satin feel. Minimal veins, invisible seams and a peppery cocoa aroma present with a fairly dense heft. The first third starts off on the smooth side, with a touch … Continue reading

Filed under : Cigar Reviews
Response: 8 Comments

Cigar Art – Xikar 3of4

by Bryan Glynn, March 9, 2010

Cigar Art – Xikar 3of4

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Tagged on : Art , cigar , Cigar Art , Xikar

Cigar Art – Xikar 2of4

by Bryan Glynn, March 6, 2010

Cigar Art – Xikar 2of4

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Response: 1 Comment
Tagged on : Art , cigar , Cigar Art , Xikar

Cigar Art – Xikar 1of4

by Bryan Glynn, March 3, 2010

Cigar Art – Xikar 1of4

Filed under : Cigar Reviews
Response: 2 Comments
Tagged on : Art , cigar , Cigar Art , Xikar

Cutter Comparison: Spike vs. Punch vs. Straight vs. Angle

by Bryan Glynn, November 18, 2009

This is a comparison of the major types of different ways to cut a cigar. Shown are the characteristics and differences between the new Cigar Spike, a punch cutter built in to one of my lighters I got from Buylighters.com, a traditional straight cut by a Cuban Crafters Perfect Cutter, … Continue reading

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Response: 36 Comments
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