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Cigar Review: Romeo Y Julieta Short Churchill (Cuba)

In this episode of Segal and Cigars…

Segal smokes the Romeo Y Julieta Short Churchill

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sr2Y1YDA9YQ

So – What’s the difference between a regular churchill and a short churchill? And why is it called a churchill anyway??

The Churchill cigar is said to be named such in honor of Sir Winston Churchill (and if you don’t know who that is, GOOGLE him!) Winston Churchill was an avid cigar smoker, at one point smoking 8-10 cigars PER DAY… now that’s serious smokin’!

The Churchill cigar is about a 1hr-1.5hr smoke. It is a LONG cigar. The short Churchill? Well, it’s just that – a shorter version of the Churchill.

To explain further – think of terms like Churchill, Torpedo, Corona, etc as general terms. Just like many restaurants would carry a small, medium, and large soda, many cigar makers carry Churchills, Torpedos, and Coronas.  The DIFFERENCE is in the maker. A Romeo Y Julieta Churchill could be quite a different smoke from say, a Hoyo de Monterrey Churchill. Get it??

And in case you were wondering….. CLICK HERE to check out my AWESOME red lighter, which has a cigar punch on the bottom. It’s a dual flame jet lighter with a window so you can see how much fuel is left. Very cool, and very convenient! AND it comes in many colors (although RED is the best in my opinion).

 

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Cigar Review: Partagas Serie D No. 4 (Cuba)

In this episode of Segal and Cigars…

Watch Segal discuss what is considered a classic among cigar aficionados.. The Partagas Serie D No.4

Question of the day – To punch or to cut?

Segal wants to know: What’s your favorite robusto? (For those newbies, the term “robusto” refers to the size or guage of the cigar)

For your info..

The cigar featured in this episode is the Partagas Serie D No. 4, otherwise known as the “Partagas D-4”

A delicious robusto - The Partagas D4

 

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Cigar review: Bolivar Belicosos (Cuba)

A 30-40 minute walk needs an appropriate cigar. And it was a “LIP Burner”! It was just too good to put down until….it burned my lips! That is a LIP Burner! Will SEGAL burn his LIPS??? Watch the video below…

Torpedo? Pyrimade? What? Check out the video to see & hear.

Torpedo” and “Pyrimade” refers to the SHAPE of the cigar. A torpedo/pyrimade cigar has a sharp, narrow, pointed head.. like this!

A Torpedo... The Bolivar Belicoso!

How to cut a Torpedo? Check out the video for all the info..

Proper lighting techniques

What do you do when you are finished with your cigar??? SEGAL tells all!!!

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