Why Do you Need a Humidor?
Humidors are used to control the climate for storing your cigars. The cigars need to be keep at specific humidity levels to mimic the climate where the tobacco is grown.
For optimal storage cigars need to be kept:
- Humidity: 68-74%
- Max Temperature: 73°F (23°C)
- Ideal Conditions: 70°F (21°C) and 70% humidity.
Without proper storage, ie. a humidor, cigars will last around 1-2weeks but this is dependent on your climate. Refer to our post about making your own humidor if you are unable to purchase one.
For a short period of time it is best to store cigars in a sealable, ziplock plastic bag. Never store your cigars in the fridge.
What Happens Without a Humidor
A few things can go wrong if you don’t store your cigars properly. These include:
- Burning too fast
- Bitter taste
- Difficulty lighting
- Cigar may go out while smoking
- Beetle infestation
Best Cigar Humidor
Never fear, the following post will show the best humidor and Cigar Cigars top 10 selections. This is our number 1 selection for humidors.
Mantello 100 Cigar Desktop Humidor Glasstop
- Holds Up To 100 Cigars depending on the Ring Gauge
- Spanish Cedar Lining, Tempered Glass Top, Solid Brass Hinges
- Removable Tray With Divider, Felt-lined Bottom, Lock & Key Set
- Includes Humidor, Humidifier, Tray, and Divider. Cigars Not Included
- Approximate Humidor Exterior Dimensions: 13.5 x 9.4 x 6.3 inches
A few reasons why Mantello 100 Cigar Desktop Humidor Glasstop is our top selection.
The humidor is Spanish Cedar Lined with a tempered glass top and solid brass hinges.
Measuring at approximately 13.5 x 9.4 x 6.3 inches this will look stylish on any desktop. It also includes a humidor, humidifier, tray, and divider.
This humidor is designed to last while looking sophisticated and stylish with two compartments for storing up to 100 cigars depending on the ring gauge.
Choosing a Humidor
While there are a few key things to consider when purchasing a humidor, an big factor is the style. This is a personal choice so while you need to consider the functionality if it ticks all the boxes then choose one based on style.
They come in all shapes and sizes and can hold from a handful of cigars, well into the hundreds.
For complete beginners we recommend a table top humidor. They are great entry level humidors and are generally inexpensive. This is another plus as if you are unsure of your cigar smoking future you won’t want to pay too much.
Generally the inside is comprised of Spanish cedar. The type of wood is key as not all wood is suitable for the required humidity levels. If you are in a hurry, check out our top 3 best humidor.
Best Budget Humidor
– Holds 25- 50 cigars
– Tempered glass top
– High quality spanish cedar
– Budget friendly
Best Mid Range Humidor
– Holds up to 100 cigars
– Solid wood
– Features 2 compartments
– Tempered glass top
The Best Humidor 2018
Here is a list of the best 12 cigar humidors you can get in 2018. As mentioned, the style you choose is very personal.
La Cubana Cherry Wooden Cigar Humidor with Golden Metal
- Solid wood construction with Metal frame work for extended durability
- Interior is defined with high quality Oak Wood for exceptional aroma and moisture preservation
- Scratch-resistant premium reclaimed wood finish with felt-lined bottoms
- Comes in Black Cardboard Gift Box
- Has two compartments that can provide a convenient storage space for up to 50 cigars
Are you having problems with keeping your cigars fresh and contamination free? If yes, then check out the all new La Cubana Cigars Wooden Cigar Humidor today to see how amazing it is! This wooden cigar humidor from La Cubana cigars is a high quality cigar storage box that has all the makings of the perfect classic gift for any cigar lover. The box has an extraordinary design which features a High-quality lacquer finish, a durable metal framework on the inside and dual interior compartments for storing your rolls of tobacco. The Solid wood construction of the box houses the Hygrometer and humidifier which have been fixed under the internal wooden lining of the box lid. The Interior of the box is lined with high quality Oak Wood, which helps to preserve the aroma and moisture of your cigars by regulating air content in the box. The hinge of the box is designed with a solid metal frame work which makes it easy to open or close the box. The metal framework of the hinge also adds a...
The La Cubana Humidor is a beautiful humidor that is made of solid, scratch resistant cherry wood with metal framework.
With a dried Spanish Cedar interior, moisture will not be an issue for your cigars. I actually think the cedar enhances the aroma of the stored cigars.
This humidor is designed to last while looking sophisticated and stylish with two compartments for storing up to 50 cigars depending on the ring gauge.
- Scratch resistant cedar wood.
- Stylish and highly effective.
- Stores up to 50 cigars.
- Issues with delivery and packaging.
Mantello 25-50 Cigar Desktop Humidor Royale Glasstop
- Holds 25 to 50 Cigars depending on the Ring Gauge, Tempered Glass Top
- Authentic Spanish Cedar Wood Interior, Scratch-resistant Felt-lined Bottom
- Secure Seal on closure insures Proper Humidity, Cigars Pictured Not Included
- Package Includes Humidor, Humidifier, Removable Cedar divider, and Manual
- Approximate Humidor Exterior Dimensions: 10 1/4" W x 8 3/4" D x 4 3/8" Height
The Mantello 25-50 Cigar Desktop Humidor is an extremely popular, extremely stylish yet inexpensive humidor.
For this price the quality is excellent and the tempered glass top is a feature that appeals to many cigar aficionados. With a scratch resistant and felt lined bottom this humidor will look stylish and sophisticated while positioned on your desktop.
With a secure seal the humidity is easy to maintain and the package also includes a humidifier, removable cedar divider and manual. The humidor measures at 10 1/4″ W x 8 3/4″ D x 4 3/8″ Height.
- Budget friendly.
- Quality humidor with secure seals.
- Scratch resistant and felt lined bottom.
- A few issues with the gauge.
La Cubana Leather Travel Cigar Humidor Includes Humidifier, Hygrometer, Syphone, Cutter, Brass Key and Lock By Usgifts
- Ignis Cigars Black Leather Travel Humidor With Tools inside
- Cigar Case Includes humidifier, hygrometer, syphones cutter, brass key and key lock
- Size: 8 1/2" (w) x 5" (l) x 3 1/2" (h)
- Top Of the Cigar Box is Formed to Fit Tools
- Small desktop humidor with cedar finish; holds between 6 and 15 cigars
Elegant, thoughtful and classic for the cigar lover. Contains the tools of the trade for cigar aficionados to enjoy a luxuriously good smoke. Your choice of a locking, brown and dark brown bonded leather with white stitching case or a black leather case; both have a brass key and brass lock includes a humidifier, hygrometer, and a cigar cutter. The humidor is large enough to get the job don, yet, small enough to travel with you or to keep in your office drawer. If cigar box is a gift, it will be enjoyed for years to come. And, if this cigar case is for you, treat yourself to a way of storing and/or traveling with your favorite cigars in tow.
With the capacity to hold 6-10 cigars you can imagine it is quite small and compact but it is still a great humidor.
In particular, the leather finish is very elegant and stylish. While there could be a better interior, the size and style of the humidor still makes it perfect for travelling. A great beginners humidor.
- It is convenient to have.
- It is perfect for traveling.
- Ease of storage.
- Budget friendly.
- Material is not premium quality – it feels a little cheap.
- A small capacity, however this is also a pro as it makes it small.
Prestige Import Group - The Caesar Classic Antique Humidor
- Holds up to 50 cigars
- Maple veneer with French Antique Distressed Walnut finish
- Ash Burl Parquet Top
- Hidden Internal Locking Hinges
- 15" W x 10 1/2" D x 7 1/2" H
This fine 50 count Ceasar cigar humidor combines old world craftsmanship coupled with an antique distressed walnut finish and an ash burl parquet top. The humidor is then finished off with a traditional tarnished pull ring. Opening the Classic reveals a removable cedar tray with an adjustable divider and a lower section with two adjustable dividers for additional storage. Offers solid cedar construction, a rectangular humidifier, brass hygrometer and solid brass locking hinges. Perfectly recreates the ideal level of humidity to preserve the taste and aroma of your favorite cigars
The Caesar Classic Antique Humidor is for those who like something a bit more grandeur. The cedar wood humidor comes with stylish, handles as well.
This humidor can hold up to 120 cigars. Definitely a statement piece. The lock and key is also a nice finish and it seals very well.
- Produced with cedar wood.
- Great seals.
- Sophisticated and stylish.
- There are reports of issues with the hygrometer and humidifier.
Quality Importers Versailles 100 Cigar Glass Top Humidor, High Gloss Cherry Finish
- Holds up to 100 cigars
- Tempered beveled glass top and front
- 1 large rectangle humidifier in spanish cedar holder and 1 front mounted glass hygrometer with brass frame
- Spanish cedar tray with divider and 1 divider at bottom
- Recessed brass carry handles
100 Cigar Glass Top Humidor - This Contemporary Glasstop Display Humidor contains a glass top and front for expanded viewing of your cigar collection.
The Quality Importers Versailles Humidor features the glass top – a classic design for those who prefer more traditional items.
This humidor also comes with a lock and key and can store up to 100 (maximum) cigars all though I couldn’t imagine fitting that many in.
The glass panelling makes this a popular humidor. A great quality humidor at a very good price.
- Beautiful design.
- It has an inbuilt Spanish cedar humidifier holder.
- Divider for two storage compartments.
- The hygrometer has a history of breaking down.
The Modena Countertop Cigar Display Humidor - Color: Cherry
- Holds up to 125 Cigars | Color: Cherry
- Angled Storage | 4 Adjustable Dividers
- 2 Humidifiers
- Gold Side Handles | Lock & Key
- Size: 21-1/2"W x 10"D x 7"H
The Modena glass top counter top cigar humidor display provides for plenty of room to showcase 100 cigars separated by 4 adjustable spanish cedar dividers. This handsome dark cherry humidor is designed to display your cigars in an angle for improved visibility. Features gold side handles, a gold pull, gold internal locking hinges & a matching lock & key set. Great for retail countertop use, bar top use or for the smoking enthusiast who wishes to display their cigar collection. Includes 2 gold humidifiers and a hygrometer.
As you can see the Modena Countertop Cigar Display Humidor has a very large glass panel on the top. If you like to have your cigars on display then this is the humidor for you.
Featuring 4 adjustable dividers it makes separating your cigars very easy. With the ability to hold up to 100 cigars this humidor is great.
In addition it features two humidifiers and a hygrometer.
- Beautifully made with cherry wood.
- Large glass panel for displaying cigars
- 4 dividers.
- Issues with the seal and lock coming out.
Quality Importers Trading HUM-HS-OG Old Glory Weathered American Flag
- Holds up to 100 Cigars
- 1 Rectangle Humidifier
- 1 Glass Hygrometer
- Sure Seal Technology Insures Proper Lid Seal on Closure
- Spanish Cedar Tray with Divider
Humidor Supreme Old Glory Weathered American Flag Exterior. Holds up to 100 Cigars. 1 Rectangle Humidifier. 1 Glass Hygrometer.
The Old Glory Weathered American Flag Exterior Humidor is great for patriotic Americans. This design is finished with the American flag. It can hold up to 100 cigars. It also comes with a hygrometer, humidifier, lock, and key.
Boasting sure seal technology meaning your humidor is going to seal very well. Overall a great humidor.
- Beautiful finish and design
- Large storage capacity
- Excellent seals
- Hard to find a fault with this humidor, there has been one instance of the hygrometer coming loose.
Quality Importers Desktop Humidor, Old World
5 used from $ 49.95
- Large desktop humidor with old map of the globe in antique distressed walnut finish; holds up to 100 cigars
- Lined with premium kiln-dried Spanish cedar for excellent aroma and moisture retention
- Spanish cedar tray with divider, 2 dividers on the bottom
- Glass hygrometer with brass ring mounted on the underside of the cover
- Measures 13-5/8 by 10 by 6-1/2 inches (WxDxH)
The old world medium desktop humidor comes completely lined with premium kiln-dried spanish cedar and features quality importer's sureseal technology to insure proper lid seal on closure. It has a scratch-resistant felt-lined bottom, a glass hygrometer with brass frame, gold-plated hidden quadrant hinges, lock and key with tassel and an engravable brass nameplate.
Can you picture this beautiful Quality Importers Desktop Old World humidor on your desk? A stunning design with an old map and a fantastic humidor.
The walnut wood has an antique distressed finish making. The humidor can hold up to 100 cigars and has a lock and key.
The inside is lined with Spanish cedar making this fantastic for enhancing the aroma and for assisting in climate control with moisture retention.
There is also a tray and two dividers on the bottom which makes separating your cigars simple.
Overall a stunning piece of craftsmanship and great humidor.
- Extremely well made.
- Beautiful design
- Large cigar capacity
- Issues with the seal.
- Humidifier comes loose from time to time.
- Capacity 300 Cigars | High Gloss Cherry Finish
- 2 Pull Out Drawers | Removable Tray
- 3 Adjustable Dividers | 2 Humidifiers & Hygrometer
- Size: 18 "W x 11 1/4"D x 11"H
HUM-300GR Features: -Finish: High gloss pommeled burl. -2 Large rectangle humidifier. -1 Glass hygrometer with brass frame. -SureSeal technology insures proper lid seal on closure. -Spanish cedar tray with divider. -2 Dividers at bottom. Finish: -High gloss pommeled burl. Product Type: -Smoking accessories. Dimensions: Overall Height - Top to Bottom: -10.25". Overall Width - Side to Side: -18.75". Overall Depth - Front to Back: -11.62". Overall Product Weight: -22 lbs.
For those who like to buy their cigars in bulk, the Ravello Humidor is for you. This humidor can hold up to 300 cigars.
This is cute a bulk humidor and will make quite the statement on your desk or in your smoking area.
Featuring two large humidifiers and 1 glass hygrometer and storage for cigar accessories.
In the image you will notice that there are 4 drawers. The bottom two would be ideal for cigar accessories or as storage whereas the top two are fake.
A great seal to ensure the humidity remains optimal and thus preserving your cigars.
- Very large cigar capacity.
- Stunning design- quality wood.
- Storage for cigar accessories.
- Yet to find a fault with this humidor.
Quality Importers Desktop Humidor, Solana
1 used from $ 82.38
- Large desktop humidor in high-gloss rosewood with a maple-burled wood inlay; holds up to 100 cigars
- Lined with premium kiln-dried Spanish cedar for excellent aroma and moisture retention
- Convenient, felt-lined accessory drawer on the bottom; scratch-resistant felt-lined bottom
- Front-mount glass hygrometer with brass ring; brass inset carry handles on the side
- Measures 14-1/2 by 10-1/2 by 8 inches (WxDxH)
The solana medium desktop humidor comes completely lined with premium kiln-dried spanish cedar and features quality importer's sureseal technology to insure proper lid seal on closure. It has a scratch-resistant felt-lined bottom, a glass hygrometer with brass frame, gold-plated hidden quadrant hinges, lock and key with tassel and an engravable brass nameplate.
Another stunning Quality Importers Desktop Humidor. This is a statement piece, made with quality high-gloss rosewood and a maple-burled wood inlay. The total capacity is 100 cigars.
Lined with Spanish cedar to enhance aroma and assist in climate control. In addition there is a drawer at the bottom for cigar accessory storage.
With a front mounted glass hydrometer and carry handles on the side made of brass this is a great humidor.
- Beautiful design, solid maple burled wood.
- Large cigar capacity.
- Drawer for cigar accessories.
- A few issues with the hygrometer not working.
Beautiful Dublin Desktop Glasstop Cigar Humidor
- Desktop glass top humidor holds up to 100 cigars
- The box is very roomy for anyone wanting to collect 50 to 100 cigars
- Lock and Key, Polished Hardware, One Traditional Foam Humidifier
- Huge dimensions, approx 13x9x6
- One Removable Tray with Divider
Beautiful Desktop Glass top humidor holds up to 100 cigars. box has a delightful cedar smell to it. it comes with a tray with holes in it, and comes with a little bar with the humidity gauge in it. This is truly at least a 100 count humidor. Huge dimensions, approx 13x9x6, with a lift out tray. Very well constructed with thicker than expected walls lined with cedar, weighing in around 8 pounds.Wood for walls is 0.5 inches thick all around.
A very simple design with a different style glass panel on the top. The Beautiful Dublin Desktop Glasstop Cigar Humidor can hold up to 100 cigars and does a fantastic job of maintaining humidity levels.
It has one traditional foam humidifier as well a lock and key. Featuring a removable try and divider this makes separating your cigars easy. It is approximately 13 inches x 9 inches x 6inches.
- Beautiful, stylish design.
- Glass window on top to see your cigars.
- Tight seals.
- The hygrometer can be a little inaccurate, be sure to calibrate it properly.
It is imperative to store your cigars in the optimal conditions. Failing to do so will lead to your cigars becoming un-smokable. Take care of your cigars with a humidor and your smoking experiences are going to be great. From our list of the best humidor we hope you can select one that suits your needs. Our personal favourite is the Old World.