The Cigar Companion

The Cigar Companion
Author: Anwer Bati
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 224
Release: 1997
Genre: Cigars
ISBN: 1850768153

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The Cigar Companion

The Cigar Companion
Author: Anwer Bati,Simon Chase
Publsiher: Chartwell Books
Total Pages: 225
Release: 2020-04-14
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles
ISBN: 9780785838425

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The Cigar Companion is the perfect study-side guide to unlocking the delicate intricacies and delicious undertones of handmade cigars—including the history of cigars, a buyer's guide, and profiles of 70 current top brands of quality cigars complemented by full-color photographs. Much more sophisticated than their slimmer, machine-made counterparts, a good cigar offers a certain levity and celebration. Often compared with fine wine, the way that good cigar products are made and the quality of the ingredients are reflected in the flavor of the final product. The rich history of enjoying cigars has seen many changes, yet hand rolling remains a valued practice among cigar aficionados—there are just some things that machines cannot copy. The time-treasured practice of harvesting, drying, and curing the leaveshas a deep traditional background and has shown innovative developments that offer new experiences to cigar smokers. There are many different ways to make cigars, and even more ways to discern its quality once it is in the hands of the consumer. If you're curious about any aspect of cigar culture, The Cigar Companion covers: The origin story of cigars A cigar directory of fan favorites Best practices for buying cigars Storage techniques for maximum preservation Directory of reputable cigar merchants to get you started A comprehensive directory of every brand of cigar, this book lists all the major brands, such as Havana and Dominican, as well as many lesser-known brands. Information on origin, smoking qualities, flavor and aroma, and buying and storing fine cigars is included. Consider The Cigar Companion your invitation into the fascinating world of cigars.

The Cigar Companion

The Cigar Companion
Author: Anwer Bati
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2003-10
Genre: Cigars
ISBN: 1840924136

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A comprehensive directory of every brand of cigar, this book lists all the major brands, such as Havana and Dominican, as well as many lesser-known brands. Information on origin, smoking qualities, flavour and aroma, and buying and storing fine cigars is included.

The Ultimate Cigar Book

The Ultimate Cigar Book
Author: Richard Carleton Hacker
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 417
Release: 2015-06-02
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles
ISBN: 9781632208699

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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.

The Cuban Cigar Handbook

The Cuban Cigar Handbook
Author: Matteo Speranza
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2021-04-27
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles
ISBN: 9781646431069

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The most definitive guide to Cuban cigars: The Cuban Cigar Handbook profiles the history of cigars in Cuba and features an extensive guide to over 200 varieties. For more than two centuries, Cuban cigars have been heralded as the best cigars in the world. More than just a cigar, they're an art form, with tobacco growers and hand-rollers considered artists. Today, there are more than 200 varieties to discover, and this essential guide highlights each one. Featuring insights from industry experts like Gary Korb and Denis K. Toulouse, The Cuban Cigar Handbook presents an in-depth look at a wide range of fascinating topics, including: - a complete history of Cuban cigars - how to spot fakes - stories of celebrated cigar aficionados from Ernest Hemingway to Rudyard Kipling - the best Cuban rum to pair with a cigar - vivid descriptions of Cuba and its environs - dynamic profiles of growers, hand-rollers, and producers - and so much more! The Cuban Cigar Handbook tells the history of cigars in Cuba and includes an extensive guide to over 200 varieties. Tasting notes for all varieties of cigars explain what makes each type different from the others, and how to spot fakes. And should you get thirsty, this book also includes a guide for how best to pair Cuban cigars with Cuban rums. Light up a cigar, sit back, and read fascinating stories about notable cigar aficionados to learn what attracted the likes of Ernest Hemingway and Rudyard Kipling to Cuban cigars. The Cuban Cigar Handbook is the ideal gift for the cigar smoker in your life. This is the ultimate handbook for any burgeoning cigar enthusiast or seasoned connoisseur.

Cigar Companion

Cigar Companion
Author: Marvin R. Shanken
Publsiher: Taylor & Francis US
Total Pages: 214
Release: 2005-06
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles
ISBN: 0762419571

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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 Companion

The Cigar Companion
Author: Anwer Bati,Simon Chase
Publsiher: Running Press Miniature Editions
Total Pages: 226
Release: 1995-08
Genre: Cigars
ISBN: 156138657X

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"A comprehensive directory of every brand of cigar, this book lists all the major brands, such as Havana and Dominican, as well as many lesser-known brands. Information on origin, smoking qualities, flavour and aroma, and buying and storing fine cigars is included." -- Amazon.com.

The Complete Guide to Cigars

The Complete Guide to Cigars
Author: Steve Luck
Publsiher: Parragon Pubishing India
Total Pages: 184
Release: 2008
Genre: Cigar bands and labels
ISBN: 1407516035

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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