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Of course, there are many reasons why people enjoy cigar smoking but we will share a few. Everyone will have their own reasons for smoking cigars but there are a few similarities that connect us together. Through sharing these common reasons we hope to highlight this lifestyle without limiting it.
Here at Cigar Cigar, there is nothing quite like unwinding after a long day with a quality cigar. To roll the smoke around, enjoying the aromas and flavors and exhaling is one of the best ways we like to relax.
Cigars have many misconceptions associated with them, the first and foremost being the health risk. We believe like everything, cigars are good in moderation.
Why Do People Smoke Cigars?
Cigars have been a part of our culture for a very long time. Perhaps it is a family tradition. Or perhaps they are only used for milestones and celebratory purposes. There is a long-winded history with cigars and one can enjoy the craftsmanship and pleasure while smoking.
To a non-cigar smoker, they will argue that cigars and cigarettes have the same flavors. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Each cigar will offer a unique flavor and experience of its own. One can purchase flavored cigars of all sizes with each offering a different experience.
With the ease of access to the internet, you have thousands of flavors, sizes, and aromas of cigars to choose from. It couldn’t be easier.
This goes along with traditions. Cigars are still smoked for celebratory occasions, such as at a wedding, the birth of a child, the child transitioning into adulthood, graduation, business partnerships, retirements- cigars are linked with many milestones in life.
We wholeheartedly agree, what better way to mark a momentous occasion than with a quality cigar. Is it really a celebration if there isn’t a cigar involved?
There is a proud sense of community around cigar smokers. Cigar smokers have been depicted in movies for those of upper class, successful and professional people and it’s actually pretty accurate.
We believe the relaxing, stress-relieving aspects draw professionals/cigar smokers together. The perfect conversation starter for networking opportunities too.
For many people, smoking cigars has turned into a great hobby. Filling a humidor with quality cigars, purchasing lighters and cutters, and setting aside cigars for momentous occasions. Cigar aficionados will agree, cigars are more of a lifestyle than a hobby.
Essentially the time you take to smoke a cigar is the time you have taken out of your day to relax and reflect. Depending on the size of your cigar it will determine how long your cigar will last, you may have from 30 mins to well over 2 hours.
Pick up a good book, sit back and relax free from disturbances. People will often have favorite smoking areas which soon become associated with switching off and taking a moment to recuperate.
Cigars hold a certain style and class with them.
From the accessories, you buy such as your humidor, lighter, and cutter to the way you smoke it will speak volumes about you.
To hold such a quality, well-crafted cigar in one’s hand is a great feeling, a sense of pride and respect.
While these are only a few answers to the question of why do people smoke cigars everyone will have a different answer. One thing they will agree to is that nothing quite compares to the experience of smoking a cigar.