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Ignite A Cigar

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A five-minute introduction to the history, mechanics and etiquette of cigars. A perfect introduction for the beginner.

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Ignite A Cigar

  1. 1. Kevin Hoyt Platform Evangelist Adobe Systems, Inc. http://blog.kevinhoyt.org Twitter: parkerkrhoyt Brightkite: khoyt AIM, YIM: parkerkrhoyt AIM, YIM: parkerkrhoyt AIM, YIM: parkerkrhoyt AIM, YIM: parkerkrhoyt AIM, YIM: parkerkrhoyt AIM, YIM: parkerkrhoyt AIM, YIM: parkerkrhoyt AIM, YIM: parkerkrhoyt Copyright 2008 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved. Text ®
  2. 2. 3000 BC - 1492 AD
  3. 3. Christopher Columbus
  4. 4. Early 1500’s
  5. 5. Very mild to mild (Macanudo) Mild to medium mild (Romeo y Julieta) Medium to medium full (H. Upmann) Full bodied (Punch) Very full bodied (JR Ultimate)
  6. 6. Very mild to mild (Macanudo) Mild to medium mild (Romeo y Julieta) Medium to medium full (H. Upmann) Full bodied (Punch) Very full bodied (JR Ultimate)
  7. 7. Candela Claro Colorado Natural Maduro Oscuro
  8. 8. Ring Gauge (1/64th of an inch)
  9. 9. Ring Gauge (1/64th of an inch) 46 ring 44 ring 54 ring 48 ring
  10. 10. Robusto (5”) Corona (5 1/2”) Lonsdale (6”) Churchill (7”) Presidente (8”)
  11. 11. Cap Head Body Foot
  12. 12. Guillotine Cutter
  13. 13. Punch
  14. 14. Matches
  15. 15. Butane Lighter
  16. 16. Toasting the Foot
  17. 17. Lighting the Cigar
  18. 18. Etiquette
  19. 19. <ul><li>Web sites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cigar Aficionado </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Top 25 Cigar (ratings) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CigarPlaces.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Toys </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Palio </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Xikar </li></ul></ul>

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