Best Cuban Cigars Online Which Offer the Longest Smoking Experience
Over the years there seems to have been a shift in the cigar ring gauge in mm, with them and the length of the many Cuban cigars for sale becoming smaller and slighter so as to sync with the fast paced lifestyles of millennials and career focused individuals.
Nevertheless, there has always been a tradition to smoke a cigar slowly and attentively, with a lot of people spending up to two hours or more smoking a cigar. In fact, as most of you will know, many people compete in Slow Smoking Competitions across the world. Furthermore, this year has seen an increase in taking time out for yourself and taking better care of your mental health and, to many, cigars have become a way of reflecting on a day and gaining some clarity etc. For example, Evelyn Waugh said that ‘the most futile and disastrous day seems well spent when it is reviewed through the blue fragrant smoke of a Havana Cigar’.
With that in mind, we wanted to suggest some excellent cigar sizes for when you want to enjoy an hour or so of indulgent and leisurely smoking, which all of us deserve in this whirlwind world which seems to be spinning so speedily round.
Partagas Cigars are generally known for their longer smoking times, with many offering around the smoker with around one hour or more. These are a favourite amongst many smokers, because as well as this, they also provide gorgeous Cuban flavours.
These cigars offer almost two hours of smoking time, or just over if you’ve perfected the skill of smoking slowly (do we feel a competition coming on?). The Partagas Lusitanias price is a steal when you consider the quintessential flavours the cigar offers, as well as the great benefit of a longer smoking time.
This Partagas cigar is an outstanding example of the expert craftsmanship of a Cuban torcedor. Its double perfecto, which is the hardest vitola to roll, measures at an impressive 184mm by 57 ring gauge and delivers a full flavoured profile. It offers around one hour and a half of pure luxurious smoking time.
The Partagas Serie E No 2 cigar is highly distinctive because of its thicker ring gauge, making it the perfect cigar to pick up when you’re looking for a longer smoke.
These Ramón Allones are one of the largest cigars on the market today. We mean if its name is Gigantes you can assume its going to be pretty big, right? This medium-full flavoured cigar is perfect for someone who would like something slightly lighter than the ones previously mentioned.
The Cigar Smoking World Championship is now in its ninth year and has begun its tour of the world, finishing in Split, Croatia for the finals on the 31st of August. Are any of you competing this year? Or have any questions about any of the cigars we’ve spoken about on our Cuban cigar blog? Feel free to comment below and we’ll be happy to answer any of your questions or here any of your stories.