Even when it may not be possible to smoke your cigar in any bar, you would need to figure out a cigar bar and lounge where you can relax as you smoke your cigar. You would need an establishment where you would not have to smoke your cigar fearing that the authorities will catch up with you or even worse where you would have to hide in the toilet. You would, however, need to check whether the cigar bar and lounge you go to permits smoking cigarettes or it exclusively allows only cigar smoking. You would need an environment where you have a gentlemen’s club ambience that also include some perfect interior to allow you to feel your cigar. While some experienced gentlemen may have an easy time locating the best cigar bar and lounge, newbies may have a harder time figuring out the best. Finding a good cigar bar and lounge may not be the only problem as some of these newbies may also need to understand what the ritual of cigar smoking entails.
You would need to begin opening the cigar at one end using a cigar cutter. You would need to remember that the open end tends to be placed on your lips. You would need to make sure that you cat the cigar carefully to avoid instances where you cut below the seam and have the entire cigar unravel. You would need to verify that the cigar draws smoothly even before lighting it. You would need to make the cut longer especially where you feel that the cigar is not admitting enough air.
Whether you are using a match, butane lighter or a cedar spill, you would need to know that lighting a cigar is the same. You would need to make sure that you toast the foot of the cigar as you prepare it for lighting. You would then tilt the cigar at about 45 degrees while you light the cigar on the tuck end. You should remember never to let the flame to touch the tobacco as you would risk charring of the expensive and beautiful wrapper something that will expose you as a newbie in the cigar bar and lounge. You would also need to make sure that the cigar is humidified with the intention of preparing the tobacco to readily accept the flame the moment you light the cigar. After the whiff of smoke starts to curl up, you would then have to place the cigar on the mount and gently puff even as you continue to rotate the cigar and at the same time make sure that the flame does not touch the cigar. You would then sip the smoke line some fine wine and then blow it out and enjoy the flavor of your cigar.