A Guide to Cigars

There are a lot of ways by which one can categorize Padron cigars . They are be by size, shape, strength, country of origin, and the way they are made, either hand-rolled or by machine. Size is the most common way to categorize cigars. It is the cigar's length in inches and the ring size or the cigar diameter, measured in 64ths of an inch. There is actually a name associated with each length and ring size and you might be familiar with these names. These size names include Corona, Panatela, Torpedo, Toro, Churchill, Perfecto, Cigarillo, Lonsdale, Robusto, and the largest on is Giant. Giant is nine inches in length with a ring size of 52.

After choosing the size that you want, the next thing to do is to choose the color of the exterior wrapper and the shape of the cigar. There are more than a hundred different wrapper shades. The basic shapes of a cigar are the flared, tapered, and pyramid. When it comes to how they are made, hand rolled cigars are the best and should be your only choice. No one has ever appreciated smoking with a machine made cigar.

If you are looking for a cigar to give as a gift for an aspiring cigar aficionado, you can buy him one of several sizes and styles at your local tobacconist. At first give the mild flavored cigars and then work your way up to stronger flavors. If you start with mild cigars, they generally cost less than the stronger ones. And you won't lose much money as your loved one tries to learn how to cut the ends appropriately, learns the best way to light them, and learns the best way to store them at home. If cigars are not properly contained, they will dry out quickly. This art is learned.

Here are some suggestions and recommendations about smoking and enjoying cigars that enthusiasts have given.

Since there are many types of premium cigars , you should experiment with new sizes and flavors.

Cigar smoke should not be inhaled when puffing. You should keep the smoke in your mouth for a short length on time only.

It is best to age you cigars by stripping off all packaging and placing them in a humidor for a few months before smoking. Do not store your cigars in the refrigerator because it will dry them all out.

If you cigar is partially smoked, throw it away. Do not put it back in your humidor.

Choose a good drink to go with your cigar, if you really want to enjoy your cigar smoking experience. Try some strong flavored drink to enhance the cigar flavor. You can try scotch, port wine, or kahlua drinks.

For best results, use butane lighter for lighting your cigar instead of a match. If you will use a match, make sure that you burn off the sulfur first.