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What is Cigar Lifestyle

This one will be short because we want to hear your cigar lifestyle? Tell us a bit about what you do, what you smoke, what you drink, and what makes your #cigarlife unique?

What does cigar body mean?

This is the term that gets the most mix-ups from the cigar community.  When a cigar manufacturer or retailer labels their cigars as “full body” or “medium body” what does that mean?  Well, there’s a few ways to take it. Does it have to do with the size of the cigar?  Some brand new cigar […] Continue Reading »

Humidity 101

What humidity should I store my cigars at?  This is a questions discussed, debated, and misunderstood by many.  Some who swear by a specific humidity can’t even explain why.  So the question is, what humidity do you store your cigars at? This is not going to be exhaustive but is meant to be a 101 […] Continue Reading »

Plain Packaging is Coming

On May 16 2018 parliament passed Bill S-5 which gives Health Canada the authority to implement plain packaging on premium tobacco products.  This means saying goodbye to the beautiful holograms of Cohiba and beautifully hand-drawn artwork of many other brands.  The ornate designs that have graced boxes and singles for over a hundred years will […] Continue Reading »

Should I leave the cellophane on my cigars?

As a cigar smoker you have definitely noticed by now that sometimes cigars come wrapped in cellophane, and sometimes they don’t.  It seems to me that the trend towards cellophane-wrapped cigars is growing in the non-Cuban community while it is non-existent in Cuban cigars (since the early ’90s.)  It is a common question among smokers […] Continue Reading »

How Big is Too Big?

According to the Guinness World Records the longest cigar measured 81.80 m (268 ft 4 in) and was made by Jose Castelar Cueto at the La Triada shop at Parque Morro-Cabaña in Havana, Cuba, on 3 May 2011. (Although a larger cigar was made for Castro’s 90th birthday.)  I’ve seen novelty cigars in shops 18″ long […] Continue Reading »

“I Didn’t Get The Newsletter!”

Are you worried that you’ve missed out on an email newsletter?  If you’re sure you’ve already subscribed to get the best prices on cigars in Canada, then follow the steps below to mark us as a “Safe Sender” and avoid the spam filters: Gmail: ​Log into your email account Click ‘Contacts’ along the left side of […] Continue Reading »

A Winner Every Month

Back in September 2016 we announced a great Gift Card Giveaway!  Since then we’ve given away over $1000 in gift cards! Entering is easy – spend over $300 in a single order before shipping and you’ll be entered automatically into the draw! Let’s Shop Here’s a list of the winners to date: September 2016 Amir […] Continue Reading »

Annual Halloween Photo Contest

Are you ready to get in the action for the 3rd annual Halloween Photo contest? We’ve had great entries and great prizes each year.  This year, submit your halloween-themed cigar photo through Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook, and you’ll be entered to win a 5-pack of Brick House cigars.  The pack includes Robusto, Corona, Toro, Mighty Mighty, […] Continue Reading »

Ask Bob

We asked you all to ask Bob, owner of Cigar Chief, some questions! Here are your answers!   When are you going to stock Joya de Nicaragua, Roma Craft, etc? Though we do our best to include a wide variety of great cigars, it’s simply not possible to stock everything!  Many factors can affect us […] Continue Reading »

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