Best Cuban Cigars for Everyday Smoking
As Cuban cigar lovers, many of us tend to smoke a stick of tobacco every day - but of course - unless you have the budget, burning a Cohiba cigar every day just doesn’t seem practical for your bank account. For an everyday cigar, you should choose something inexpensive, but at the same time, doesn’t compromise on flavour and quality. Though many expensive cigars do taste significantly better than cheaper ones - don’t be fooled! Many budget cigars can compete with more pricey stogies. What matters at the end of the day, is the quality of the tobacco, its blend and the way it has been wrapped. So for today’s article, we want to give you a list of well-rounded, quality cigars that can satisfy your daily craving, but also doesn’t break the bank (all under $10!). All these cigars can easily be bought in a box of 25, making it easy for you to drop by your cigar collection, and pick one up. For more tips on “How to Organise Your Cigar Collection”, be sure to read our article.
MONTECRISTO NO. 4
An all-time aficionado favourite - the Montecristo No. 4! It’s hard to believe that it’s just under $10 when it is considered among the most popular and best-selling Cuban Cigars in the world. Its cousin, the Montecristo No. 2, is known to be one of the most highly-rated Cuban cigars ever - however - Montecristo No. 4 doesn’t fall too short from that reputation either! The leaves used to construct this cigar are from the Pinar del Rio region of Cuba, where the finest tobacco is cultivated for various premium cigar companies. Furthermore, thanks to its ‘petit corona’ vitola, the flavours become more compact - therefore giving you a lot more smoke and a fuller flavour. The No. 4 is also smoothly wrapped, to allow you to have a seamless smoking experience.
LA GLORIA CUBANA MEDAILLE D’OR NO. 4
In a world where Thick Cuban Cigars are becoming increasingly popular, this La Gloria Cubana Medaille D’Or No. 4, remains considerably slim with its 32 ring gauge. At all costs, do not underestimate how refined and sophisticated this little stogie is. It is an absolutely fantastic cigar with an excellent draw, as well its gorgeous Cuban blend of flavours. Expect a mild to medium profile, with notes of cream, wood and a hint of spice. This cigar is a brilliant smoke in the morning, with a cup of coffee accompanying it on the side - a delectable cigar to have for every day!
ROMEO Y JULIETA NO. 2
The Romeo Y Julieta No. 2, makes an excellent cigar to keep in your ‘everyday’ smoking collection. Budget-friendly and tasty - you will be delighted by the smoothness, and complex flavours found in this stogie. It comes in a tube, protecting the tobacco from damage, making it extremely convenient to bring it during an activity such as golf or going out for a cup of coffee. Within this cigar, you can expect a medium-profile with delectable notes of coffee, leather and spice. The size of this cigar is perfect for every day, it isn’t too thin nor too thick, and the length is excellent for short morning smoke. This cigar isn’t too overwhelming in flavour and therefore makes a fantastic stick for day-to-day smoking.
JOSE L. PIEDRA CAZADORES
Possibly the most budget-friendly of them all; Jose L. Piedra Cazadores Cigar is an excellent choice for aficionados who are a bit tight on money, and are still expecting a great smoke from a stick of tobacco. As low as $16.09 for a pack of 5, the Cazadores presents an aromatic blend of premium Cuban tobacco with a hint of nuttiness, cream and spice. Altogether, it is a mild to medium blend, that isn’t too overwhelming. So, if you’re looking for a mellow, everyday smoke that is excellent for its value, then grab yourself a pack of Cazadores.
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