It’s officially SPRING at Victory Cigars!
It’s relatively safe to say that cigar weather is nearly here…and we want to offer you a premium Cigar of the Week to celebrate!
A note for your calendar, we will be closed on April 21st for Easter Monday. It’s a few weeks away but we wanted you to know.
Hikers and walkers may be out in the coming weeks due to temperatures that are sure to soar-and we want you to be safe, so why not visit our in-store selection of hand carved walking sticks? It’s still quite slippery out there. Click this link to view some of our products.
Victory Cigars’ Cigar of the Week
Rocky Patel Decade Torpedo
Perfection takes time. For the Rocky Patel Decade, it’s the perfect blend 10 years in the making. The Decade showcases a rare, gorgeous dark Sumatra wrapper surrounding a secret blend featuring only the finest tobaccos in the world. The result is a rich and toasty medium to full bodied smoking experience with flavors consisting of espresso, dark chocolate, sweet spice, white pepper with a silky smooth finish. Complexity, balance and elegance earned the Rocky Patel Decade a rating of 95 points-an instant classic. Truly one of the best cigars ever made!
Wrapper: Ecuador Sumatra
We carry Swedish Snus, the smokeless moist tobacco.
The main benefit of this form of tobacco is that it does not produce smoke. This means that you can use this tobacco anywhere, even in a no-smoking area. Non-smokers will also not be bothered even if you are using this tobacco product while talking to them.
If you are trying to quit cigarettes, snus may be an alternative for you.
Cigar Lighting & Cutting Etiquette
•Don’t cut the end off of someone’s cigar without at least asking that person first. Most people prefer to do this themselves.
•Never light a cigar with candles and regular matches that have a high sulfur content as these can also ruin the cigar flavors. Also, avoid using lighters that run on gasoline or lighter fluid because they give off a petrol-like order that can add an unpleasant flavor to the cigar.
•The best lighters to use are butane lighters, which are odorless. There are also sulfur-free wooden matches that work great for cigar lighting.
•Don’t hold a lighter or match up for someone to light a cigar. While it may seem like a good rule of etiquette to do so, it may force the smoker draw too fast and can ruin the taste of their cigar. It can force them to light the cigar too fast and ruin it. It is better to give them a lighter or matches and let them light their own cigar at their own pace.
While Smoking – Cigar Smoking Etiquette
•While you are smoking the cigar, you should not flick the ash off the end of a cigar. The ash helps to keep the cigar burning at the correct temperature. When the ash looks as if it will fall off by itself, just set the end of the cigar over an ashtray and let the ashes fall off naturally.
•Do not smoke a cigar as you would a cigarette. Cigar smoking is not supposed to be rushed and if you smoke quickly your cigar may overheat, which can ruin the taste. Cigars are meant to be a relaxing, calm smoking experience. Take your time, savor the taste and the aroma. One or two puffs per minute should be enough to enjoy the cigar and keep it lit.
•Evaluating a cigar is similar to evaluating a glass of wine. To evaluate the flavor of a cigar, hold the smoke in your mouth for a few seconds (don’t inhale it into your lungs) and allow your tongue to savor the different taste sensations.
•When you are finished with your cigar don’t stub it out or crush it, as this will create an unpleasant odor and a mess. You should let the cigar smolder out on its own in an ashtray and dispose of it in a suitable place.
•Be considerate of non-smokers. You should smoke only in designated smoking areas.
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