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Thursday, March 5, 2020

CIGARS 101.1: Parejo & Figurado

Cigars have evolved from rustically shaped clumps of tobacco into beautifully crafted instruments of tactile and sensory delight.  The two main categories of cigars are parejos and figurados.  Premium cigar parejos are the traditional, straight sided, perfect cylinder with an open foot and a rounded and capped head.  Figurados, or 'shaped' cigars taper and bulge in a specific way to create a unique presentation and smoking effect.  While all premium cigars take immense skill to roll, figurados are the most difficult shapes to create.  

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