Cigar Guide

Author: Daniel T. Sillence,Barcharts Inc

Publisher: Quickstudy: Home

ISBN: 9781572227873

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 4

View: 6612

Sound like a connoisseur and get the most out of your cigars. For beginners and regular cigar smokers alike.

Shanken's Cigar Handbook

A Connoisseur's Guide to Smoking Pleasure

Author: Marvin R. Shanken

Publisher: Running PressBook Pub

ISBN: 9780762400591

Category: Reference

Page: 208

View: 8955

The ideal reference for the novice cigar fancier, with guidelines for selecting a cigar, cutting, lighting, and ashing. Also includes cigar brands, styles, history, and humidor selection and usage.

Complete Guide To Cigars

Author: N.A

Publisher: Parragon Pubishing India

ISBN: 9781407516035

Category: Cigar bands and labels

Page: 176

View: 3115

This Title Is Aimed At Both The Cigar Novice And The Aficionado. Arranged Into Four Chapters, The Book Provides A General History And Overview Of Tobacco And Cigars, Its Discovery By Columbus, Today'S Cigar-Producing Countries As Well As An Indepth Look A

The Ultimate Cigar Book

4th Edition

Author: Richard Carleton Hacker

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 1632208695

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 400

View: 9880

First published in 1993, The Ultimate Cigar Book has become a classic in its field, and is generally credited with having helped launch the current cigar smoking craze. It has been reprinted numerous times in the United States, and is now sold worldwide. No other book contains as much detailed and factual information on virtually every facet of cigar making and cigar smoking. And now this trendsetting been has been revised in this fourth edition for the aficionado of the future! Forget 1492. This book starts out in B. C. (Before Columbus) and transports the cigar enthusiast on a fun and fact-filled adventure into virtually every realm of today’s popular and growing cigar smoking pastime. Written by one of the most knowledgeable and internationally-celebrated pipe and cigar authors of our time, Richard Carleton Hacker’s well-known wit and wisdom will keep the reader enthralled with every turn of the page, as he takes you on an information-packed would tour of cigars. Starting off with a history of cigar smoking, the author then shows us how cigars are made today (handmade, handrolled, and machine made), divulges the secrets of finding the “perfect” cigar, and discusses the ritual of smoking and how to properly care for and store our cigars. From there the book lists a number of innovative cigar accessories, suggests which beers, wines, whiskeys, brandies, and cognacs go with what cigars, enlightens us with a chapter on cigar smoking celebrities, and concludes with the world’s first International Compendium of virtually every cigar brand known today, complete with histories and observations on taste, according to the author’s HPH (Highly Prejudiced Hacker-Scale) ratings. If that was not enough, there is even a dictionary of CigarSpeak! The Ultimate Cigar Book is the most comprehensive, factual, and up-to-date book for the cigar smoker or for those who just want to learn more about the fascinating and popular world of cigar smoking.

27 Lessons to Help You Become a Cigar Expert

The Guide to Learning What You Need to Know about Cigar Smoking Etiquette, Lighting, Cutting, Buying, Spotting Fake Cubans, and Much More

Author: Cashisfun. com

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN: 9781451550863

Category: Reference

Page: 51

View: 2036

27 Lessons To Help You Become A Cigar Expert is an excellent resource for people interested in the great hobby of cigar smoking. These 27 quick lessons plus additional information will provide a broad understanding of all aspects of cigar smoking, such as how cigars are made, where best to buy a cigar, how to properly light and ash a cigar, how to age a cigar, and much more. There is important health information as well as a thorough directory of the best cigar sites on the internet. Buyers can also get additional free information online.


The Book of Cigars

Author: Aaron Sigmond,Nick Kolakowski,LeRoy Neiman

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

ISBN: 161608023X

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 157

View: 5004

A one-of-a-kind illustrated tribute to the joys and history of the cigar--and the good life.

Cigar Companion

Author: Marvin R. Shanken

Publisher: Taylor & Francis US

ISBN: 9780762419579

Category: Reference

Page: 200

View: 4207

Cigar Aficionado magazine, known worldwide for its celebration of the good things in life, revolutionized the art and enjoyment of cigar smoking. More than one million readers turn to the magazine to learn about the world's most enjoyable cigars, spirits, wines, beers, restaurants, resorts, collectibles, and more. In each issue, the editors evaluate a wide variety of cigars in a blind tasting format and rate them on a 100-point scale. Our previous Cigar Aficionado titles have sold a combined total of nearly half a million copies. Now Cigar Aficionado presents the ultimate resource, an easy-to-use, full-color guide with ratings and tasting notes for more than 200 fine cigars, organized by brand. For less than the price of 3 good cigars, it also explores the history and production of cigars, with expert advice on buying, storage, preparation, and smoking etiquette. With a wealth of useful information, this is an essential reference for both connoisseurs and those just beginning to appreciate the pleasures of cigars.

The Cigar Log Book

Author: Nathan Scott Lester

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780984582501


Page: 150

View: 2587

The Cigar Log Book is for beginners as well as aficionados to document their cigar conquests and collect cigar band art all in one location. Check out the blog linked to for the latest cigar tasting reviews and other cigar related topics. The Cigar Log Book contains over 100 cigar log entry pages, a description of cigar anatomy, basic production steps from tobacco seed to cigar and typical cigar sizes and shapes. This book gives you a place to measure your cigar ring gauge and length and even index your cigar entries so you can quickly reference them. As an English proverb states, "better to have a dull pencil than a sharp mind," let this book be your cigar reference and journal and keep it handy for use during your next cigar respite.


Author: Nicholas Foulkes

Publisher: Preface Publishing

ISBN: 9781848094871


Page: 256

View: 8424

Exploring not just the extraordinary story of tobacco and cigars but also a history that has been instrumental in the foundations of societies and cultures, Cigars will take you on an astonishing journey through landscapes, scents and an incredible roll call of the great, the good and the not-so good. The cigar has provided solace and a chance for worldly contemplation to generations of thinkers, businessmen, writers, entrepreneurs and connoisseurs. In this elegiac offering to the pinnacles of hand-rolled tobacco, world-renowned expert Nicholas Foulkes guides you through the myths, legends, nuances and delicious realities of the smoke-savoring universe, serving as an introduction for the neophyte and a reference for the connoisseur.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Cigars, 2nd Edition

Buying and Smoking Tips to Know Before You Light Up

Author: Tad Gage

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101198575

Category: Social Science

Page: 368

View: 3938

For millions of men and women, it's the ultimate pleasure... From private parties to hip bars to posh gentlemen's clubs, cigar smoking has become an eight billion dollar global pastime. But, like wine, a fine cigar requires dedicated study and tasting. Here is the only comprehensive book on the subject, featuring all the information that novice and veteran cigar aficionados need. --New handy 6 X 9 format --Completely updated with the latest brands, product lines, and accessories --Features web-related cost-cutting tips --Step-by-step instructions for getting the most out of a cigar

Cuban Cigar Handbook The

Author: Matteo Speranza,Carlo DeVito,Denis K. Toulouse

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780285643567


Page: 304

View: 6152

The Cuban Cigar Handbook is an in-depth look at the complete history of Cuban cigars, with fascinating detours into stories of celebrated cigar aficionados from Mark Twain and Ernest Hemingway to Rudyard Kipling and Winston Churchill, advice on the best Cuban rum to pair with a cigar, plus dynamic profiles of growers, hand-rollers, and producers. Every element of cigar production is described in detail, from the types of tobacco used and how to choose your first humidor to the history of Cuba's cigar industry. There is an unrivalled guide to the brands of cigar that available-from the Cohiba, Fidel Castro's personal favourite, to the Montecristo- along with tasting notes to help the reader fully experience the pleasures of a good cigar


Author: Vahé Gérard,Matthieu Prier

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9782080300966

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 192

View: 4056

Revised and updated, this edition of Cigars is an informative h i s t o ry and includes a b u ye r s guide and tasting notes on the one hundred finest cigars in the world. The first book in this two-volume boxed set details the history and traditions of the cigar, from tobacco harvesting to the significance of the cigar ring and how to detect a counterfeit cigar, followed by a practical buyers guide listing shops, clubs, websites, and useful addresses. The second book takes the reader on a tasting tour of one hundred individual cigars, exploring the sensual elements that make a truly superb cigar. Each cigar is presented in a concise table, graded on a scale of ten based on criteria such as flavor, aroma, and combustion quality, and accompanied by a lifesize photograph of the featured cigar.

100 of the Best Cigars from Around the World

Author: Alex Trost,Vadim Kravetsky

Publisher: A&V

ISBN: 1484894502


Page: 28

View: 429

Are you looking for a journey that will take you through this amazing obok, along with funny comments and a word puzzle? Then this book is for you. Whether you are looking at this book for curiosity, choices, options, or just for fun; this book fits any criteria. Writing this book did not happen quickly. It is thorough look at accuracy and foundation before the book was even started. This book was created to inform, entertain and maybe even test your knowledge. By the time you finish reading this book you will want to share it with others.

The Good Cigar

A Celebration of the Art of Cigar Smoking

Author: H. Paul Jeffers

Publisher: Lyons Press

ISBN: 9781585746101

Category: Cooking

Page: 224

View: 4437

The cigar is back! For the millions of aficionados who knew the cigar was never gone, and for those just recently acquainted with this glorious emblem of the good life, here is a celebration of cigars and cigar smoking that will enhance an evening by the fireside with a good cigar.The Good Cigar offers almost everything there is to know about cigar smoking: how cigars are made, the major cigar-producing countries, and the authors' evaluations of the best cigars in quality and value. Also included are fascinating notes on the history of cigar smoking, and the cigar in literature and the arts. An "honor roll" of famous cigar smokers past and present rounds out this marvelous book. (7 x 8, 224 pages, color photos, b&w photos, illustrations, charts)H. Paul Jeffers is a newspaper columnist and radio newsman, as well as the author of numerous mystery novels and other books. He lives and smokes the best cigars he can find in New York City.Kevin Gordon is a professional portrait painter whose work is displayed in prominent art galleries worldwide, as well as a former radio news anchorman. He, too, lives in New York.

International Connoisseur's Guide to Cigars

The Art of Selecting and Smoking

Author: Jane Resnick

Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Pub

ISBN: 9781884822889

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 185

View: 793

Here is the most convenient, expert and well-priced guide you'll find to tell you what cigars are available, how and where you can get them, and what the qualities are of each brand and variety. Like fine wines, exquisite cheeses, or the best caviars, a good cigar is something to be savored and appreciated with unabashed self-indulgence. Learn everything you have to know about the size, texture, age, and taste of cigars produced in America, the Caribbean, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia. 200 cigar brands are itemized, described, analyzed, and assayed; 80 of them are photographed. The history of cigars is included, and a special section of profiles of famous cigar smokers--from Winston Churchill to Fidel Castro, from Groucho Marx to Lauren Hutton, from Jack Kennedy to Arnold Schwartzenegger--reveals their likes and dislikes.

The Modern Gentleman, 2nd Edition

A Guide to Essential Manners, Savvy, and Vice

Author: Phineas Mollod,Jason Tesauro

Publisher: Ten Speed Press

ISBN: 1607740192

Category: Reference

Page: 356

View: 8982

Refine your cool with this quintessential sourcebook of manners and mischief. Author–raconteurs Phineas Mollod and Jason Tesauro offer timely advice and timeless wisdom for adventurous gents curious about: JAZZ & FLASKMANSHIP FRIENDS & GAFFES DATING & ENTERTAINING TWEETIQUETTE & MODERN LIT TUXEDOS & TATTOOS CAVIAR & CRASH PADS BYO, BBQ & IOUs With new sections covering the Digital Man, the Local Epicure, and the Bespoke Gent, this second edition provides a panoramic snapshot of the enlightened modern man: witty and poignant, traditional but tech savvy, flirtatious yet courtly. So roll up your yoga mat, uncork a Barolo, spin some vinyl, and crack open this freshly updated edition of The Modern Gentleman: your Man Cycle is peaking. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Tobacconist Handbook

The Essential Guide to Cigars & Pipes

Author: Jorge L. Armenteros

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN: 9781439247983

Category: Education

Page: 213

View: 628

The Tobacconist Handbook is the essential guide to cigars and pipes for tobacconists and aficionados.