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Cigar of the Month (June 2015): Partagas Serie D no.6

The D6 is a new addition to the Partagas line up and at just 3.5 inches long ​is the shortest in their range since the discontinued Half Corona in the 1970s. It is basically the younger brother of the legendary and rather delicious D4. Both share the same 50 ring gauge which makes it slightly fatter than H Upmann's wonderful Half Corona. It is therefore a Petit Robusto and Habanos S.A. claim it to be a short 15 minute smoke.
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Top Short Cuban Smokes for the month of Ramadan

Top Short Cuban Smokes for the month of Ramadan

As salamou alaikum. Ramadan is quickly approaching which means 1.5 billion Muslims worldwide will be fasting for the month from before sunrise to sunset. Therefore time is short in the evening to enjoy a cigar so we've selected 5 of the best short Cuban smokes for y'all.
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Cigar of the Month (May 2015): H Upmann Royal Robusto

Cigar of the Month (May 2015): H Upmann Royal Robusto

This is the first of our new series of Cigar of the Month blogs. Basically I'm going to share with you the best cigar that I've had in that particular month, or a cigar which I feel deserves extra attention!!
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What?! Why no GST?! Is that even legal?!

What?! Why no GST?! Is that even legal?!

We received some concerned queries from our customers who wondered how we were not charging GST. Were we breaking the law? Was there favourite cigar supplier about to get locked up, thus denying them supplies of the finest Cubans at low prices?!
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Cigar Secrets #3: The Halfway Hold

Cigar Secrets #3: The Halfway Hold

This is an often underlooked secret which I've heard almost no one mention. I call it the "Halfway Hold" which pretty much explains what it's all about.
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Cigar Secrets #2: The 24 hour rest

Cigar Secrets #2: The 24 hour rest

This secret is sometimes known as "dryboxing" but as the humidity here in Kuala Lumpur is usually over 90RH, it doesn't quite seem fitting! Instead I've called this technique the "24 hour rest".
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Cigar Secrets #1: Cleaning the cigar

I'm going to share with you some secrets of cigar smoking that I've learnt. Secrets that you probably haven't heard before but will enhance your cigar smoking experience. The first of these is cleaning the cigar.
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Introducing our new Vintage Aged Cigars section

A few words about aged cigars, also known as vintage cigars. The dominant opinion in cigar circles is that cigars, like fine wines, rugs and women (!) age better with time. This ageing is obviously dependent on the storage environment being sound, i.e. the correct temperature and more importantly the humidity, as well as the type and size of the cigar.
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Top 5 Cuban cigars for beginners and new cigar smokers

Top 5 Cuban cigars for beginners and new cigar smokers

Many people tell us they're beginners to cigars and want to know what is suitable for them.
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How to spot awful fake Cuban cigars easily!

How to spot awful fake Cuban cigars easily!

There are very few luxury products left in the world that haven't been faked. That unfortunately includes Cuban cigars.
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