Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between hand rolled and machine made cigars?

Handmade Cigars - The entire cigar is bunched, rolled and trimmed by individual hand labor. It can be one person working alone on a single cigar, or the work can be divided between a buncher and a roller working on the same cigar. The main criterion is that the entire cigar is completely made by hand from start to finish. Handmade cigars are viewed as premier cigars. Most premium priced cigars are hand made. Machine-made Cigars - The filler, binder and wrapper are completely assembled by machine. These are quality cigars with exceptional aroma and flavor. But unlike handmade cigars, the price can be a lot less. Machine Bunched/Hand Rolled Cigars- The filler is bunched by machine and then the filler/binder combination is turned over to a cigar roller, who puts the wrapper on by hand. This technique is often simply referred to as machine bunched. These are the best of both worlds and priced accordingly.

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 Oliva Serie O Cigars

 

Oliva Serie O is made in the original Cuban tradition of growing the same habano seed in multiple regions of the country to produce a unique blend. The Serie O blend was achieved by groing Habano in Esteli, Condega and Jalapa Valley. Hand rolled with a Nicaraguan Puro filler and wrapped in the Sun Grown Habano. Medium to full bodied with hints of spice and rich cedar. Puros should age at humidity levels of 70-78% to preserve the natural oils.


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Infamous in the cigar world, Dutch Masters cigars contain superior tobaccos skillfully blended by the Masters at Dutch Masters.

 
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