The Importance of Toasting a Cigar before Lighting

Lighting a cigar is the most important step to ensuring that your cigar burns correctly from start to finish. The cigar could have been rolled perfectly in the factory, but because of user error, all the hard work of the torcedores is wasted and your cigar could canoe, tunnel or burn unevenly. If you have already lit your cigar and it isn’t burning correctly, don’t be too quick to blame the brand or roller. It may not be poor construction. More times than not, it is user error. First assess…

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