Does Size and Shape Matter in Cigars?

The debate among cigar smokers has been heated for a long time as per the size and shape of a cigar and its direct effect on the taste. Cigars are known to come in varied shapes and sizes, and the preferences of individuals don’t just vary on the size and shape factor. The time you have to relax with a cigar and smoke it start to finish, as well as the comfort with which you can smoke it matters a lot. But if one talks of the contour of a cigar, it matters whether or not a cigar is filled or unfilled. Since there are so many kinds available, you might come across cigars that don’t produce enough smoke, or pass too much of it for you to hold the cigar since it becomes hot.

If the cigar is packed too tightly, its likely you wont be able to get smoke through it. In this case, the ring gauge matters a lot. Cigars that come with bigger ring gauges are a lot tougher to roll than those with a narrow one. However, that’s not to say all manufacturers have mastered how  to roll a narrower one either. Some smaller cigars are sometimes very inconsistent in flavor and smoke than the bigger ones, since there’s less of a space to inhale and the gauge is often presented with a skewed perspective. Wider cigars may thus be harder to light but if you look hard enough for a good blend you’re bound to find one to fit your tastes.

On the other hand, some people avoid buying larger cigars because of its ability to put across too much of the harsh blend. The flavor profile is bound to be a bit overbearing for some with milder preferences. There is also an increased amount of smoke which may not be preferable by all. We believe its easier to gauge out the different sizes and find out which suits your tastes the best, rather than sticking to one because you’ve heard a few negative factors about others. The cigar is an acquired taste and if you can handle the lucid flavor of the larger cigars, the experience is quite enjoyable.

With smaller cigars, you have more of a concentrated nicotine buzz and will enjoy it all the more if you have a given amount of time to finish it in. Comfort is one of the biggest factors as per the size and shape of the cigar. There are several available, starting from straight, cascading cigars to those rounded in the middle. Each shape is meant to bring something new to the table, thus it is important to do your research before you enter the market for a good cigar.  The shape also matters because it defines how fast the cigar is going to burn out. The temperature is another factor, a cigar is likely to become hotter and hotter as you come close to finishing it off, but if you opt for a cigar that’s rounded in the middle it will remain cooler.

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