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Tips and Tricks: Developing Your Palate for Cigars

Let’s talk about developing your palate. When I first started smoking cigars I couldn’t tell what flavors I tasted, and like most beginner smokers relied purely on my visceral reaction to the cigar. I couldn’t tell you why I liked or disliked a cigar, but I could tell you adamantly what I liked and disliked. For the causal smoker this is probably as deep as they care to foray into the world of cigars, but I was intrigued and wanted to gain a better understanding of what it was that made me enjoy one cigar over the other.

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Tips and Tricks: Maximizing Your Smoke: How to Enrich the Cigar Experience

The culture of wine and the culture of smoking cigars are not as dissimilar as you might have originally thought. Both rely on the individuals taste, olfactory responses and both have a certain amount of technique and history that go into enhance the overall experience of the wine or cigar. For cigars, the process of smoking a nice stogie is not that tricky. You take your cigar, find a lighter, draw in enough air to get a fair amount of smoke and then exhale. But aside from these three basic steps, there are several more that can create an even more enjoyable experience.

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