Category Archives: Cigar Smoking

BOX PRESSED vs. ROUND CIGARS

Some fine cigars (such as our ?+0?+ this month) sport an unusual square, not round shape. Here’s the story behind that unusual shape, and some comments from smokers who enjoy them.

Many years ago, Cuban exporters were hard pressed to get large quantities of cigars into small boxes to keep packing, storage and shipping costs down. So they tried… read more