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The Cigar "The Wrapper" The outside layer is called the “wrapper” and is usually how the cigar is referenced.  For example, Connecticut, Sumatra and Maduro all describe the wrapper and usually, but not always, refers to the type of tobacco that is used in the wrapper.   Connecticut wrappers describe a cigar that is made from Connecticut tobacco seed (but can be grown almost anywhere).  The exception to this rule is the Maduro.  Maduro is not a type of tobacco, but instead refers to the color.  Maduro means “ripe” and when tobacco leaves are harvested later, they become dark.  Maduro...

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boveda, humidors, warfighterhq -

Warfighter Tobacco is a proud retail partner with Boveda humidification products.  As Warfighters, we want “Front Towards Enemy” simple.  Science is hard when you are being shot at.  Hell, it’s hard when you aren’t being shot at.  Nothing on the market is easier than Boveda.  Never worry about too much or too little again.  It just does it for you.  No other product can add or decrease humidity the way Boveda can—and too much or too little humidity is to cigars what sunlight is to beer—Skanky!  Throw it in your box and replace every few months.  Boom! No science for...

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cutters, lighters, warfighterhq, xikar -

Warfighter Tobacco is a proud retailer of Xikar tobacco products.  Xikar is to cigars what John Browning is to firearms.  Not only are Xikar products wicked cool, but they just work.  Xikar is an American Company (Headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri) that has the best warranty in the business.  If it breaks, they give you a new one.  If it needs service, they give you a new one.  If it needs sharpened, they give you a new one.  If it has sentimental value, they will do their best to fix it without giving you a new one.  Cigar Cutters inevitably...

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