As a public service, CigarMKE likes to educate the novice cigar smoker on the terms used with our passion.
According to Thompson Cigar Company, here are some common terms used in cigar smoking & their definitions
FILLER: Inner tobacco bulk of the cigar.
BINDER: Leaf that holds the filler together.
WRAPPER: The outer tobacco leaf covering of a cigar.
Medium Brown – Colorado, Connecticut, Sungrown & Natural
Dark Brown – Maduro
Reddish Brown – Rosado
Light Green – Candela or Cameroon if grown in Africa
Measuring system for cigars is done with length being shown in inches & thickness (or diameter) of a cigar in units of 64 (64 is equal to 1 inch).
Therefore a 5” x 48 cigar is, 5 inches long & ¾” diameter (1/64 x 48).
What is CigarMKE?
CigarMKE is the only Milwaukee area professional, yet casual social group for women & men who love to smoke cigars or pipes, socialize & or just relax.
This cigar group is for anyone who likes to enjoy good cigars & friendly conversation.
There are no fees to join CigarMKE, no rigid structure or silly rules to follow.
Finally, a place where cigar smokers can meet, enjoy each other’s company, talk about, rate & smoke great cigars!
For details, please visit our site at www.cigarmke.com or contact Dan Luke at (414) 235-0042 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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