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Does Your Cigar Taste Bitter?

Does Your Cigar Taste Bitter?

As many fellow cigar aficionados will know, there’s no better feeling than sitting down after a long day, lighting up your favourite cigar and relaxing. However, this blissful moment can be ruined by a bitter tasting cigar. In the wrong circumstances, even the best...
Father’s Day Gift Ideas 2019

Father’s Day Gift Ideas 2019

With Father’s Day fast approaching, many people are looking for the perfect gift for their Dad. Sunday 16th June is getting closer by the minute, now is the best time to start looking for something special. At UK Tobacco we have a wide range of smoking supplies, but...
5 Tips for a New Cigar Smoker

5 Tips for a New Cigar Smoker

Once you set foot into the cigar lifestyle, you quickly realise that you’ve entered a very unique world. First, getting to grips with the basics is essential. Here are some common mistakes made by new cigar smokers and how to combat them. Smoking too fast If...
How to Use a Cigar Humidor

How to Use a Cigar Humidor

What is a cigar humidor? A cigar humidor is a humidity-controlled box or room that is primarily used for storing cigars, cigarettes or pipe tobacco. They can range from a small box to a large walk-in humidor; which are favoured by cigar distributors. Each one has a...
Identifying Cigar Bloom

Identifying Cigar Bloom

In the world of cigar ownership, there is a somewhat common occurrence that can send even the most experienced cigar connoisseur into a frenzied panic. It usually goes a little something like this; they decide to open up their high quality humidor, only to discover...
Cigars: The Stories Behind Their Names

Cigars: The Stories Behind Their Names

Those of you who are fond of fine cigars and various high quality cigar accessories; you may have come across a variety of different cigar names that begs the question, “where did they get that name from”? You may have even pondered about what name you would give to...