Renegade Cigars Blog

  • Cigar Cellophane: Should I remove it?

    Should you keep your cigars in the cellophane, or not? Great question. Before we take a deeper dive to answer this “burning” question, we should...
  • Best Honduran Cigars (Spring 21')

    Honduran cigars sometimes get a bad rap, but you’ll never hear anything like that coming from my mouth. The reality is, there are a lot of great o...
  • How Cigars Are Made Part 2: Rolling

      There are two methods by which cigars are typically made: by hand or by machine. Today, we’ll focus on how premium handmade cigars are made,...
  • How Cigars Are Made: Tobacco's Journey

    You go into a humidor and pick out your favorite cigar. Do you ever stop to wonder who grew the tobacco, or who was responsible for its blend...
  • Best Dominican Cigars | Spring 21'

        Today, we bring you another roundup of our favorite cigars in the world, along with some helpful information to steer you in the right direct...
  • Pappy Van Winkle Cigar

      First sold as part of the exclusive Pappy & Company collection on pappyco.com, the demand for the Pappy Van Winkle Barrel Fermented Cigar w...
  • Tobacco Fermentation

      Last week, we talked a bit in depth about the process of curing tobacco. This week, we’re taking a deep dive into yet another critical process i...
  • Curing Tobacco

    In the last edition of our ongoing educational emails about cigars, we talked about primings—or the different types of leaves that grow on the to...
  • Best Nicaraguan Cigars (Spring 21')

      It’s fun to make lists of favorite cigars—this time we tackle some of our favorite Nicaraguan cigars. Not only does it help remind you to stay s...
  • Best Mild Cigars (Spring 21')

      While it’s a common misconception that mild cigars are made for new cigars smokers, they are an excellent and highly recommended place to start....
  • How Different Primings of Tobacco Affect Flavor, Aroma, and Burn

    When a cigar is created, it’s important to know the different grades (or thicknesses) of the tobaccos that are being used. The reasons why are evi...
  • A Brief Overview of Cigar History

    Humanity’s love affair with tobacco—and in specific, with the cigar—dates back centuries. It makes sense to think that the cigars we enjoy today ar...