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5 Steps to your first Cigar Smoke

5 steps to your first smoke. 1.) Visit a local tobacconist store - Learn from the expert and stay away from stores that don't specialize in cigars. 2.) Try a couple different cigars - Open your mind and palate and try several different types of cigars to determine your preference. 3) Lighting instrument - Wood matches and torch lights are best. PLEASE stay away from cardboard matches, they will ruin your smoke. 4.) Cutter - Since this post is for newbies, have the store cut yur cigars or invest $2 bucks in a plastic cutter at the cash register! 5.) Drink Pairing - This will vary widely until you determine your cigar preference.  I recommend a nice scotch or brew. ...

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