Cigars, Accessories, and Merchandise
What is the best cigar for a beginner hand-rolled by En Fuego Cigars?
If you’re new to smoking cigars, we recommend any of our Natural cigar selections. The wrapper is Ecuadorian Connecticut with a Dominican filler, mild to medium with a toasty finish.
What is the strongest cigar hand-rolled by En Fuego Cigars?
En Fuego’s strongest hand-rolled cigar is our Michael-Antonio, a double Ligero, full-bodied cigar with level spice throughout
Does En Fuego Cigars carry brands other than your hand-rolled cigars?
Yes. Our humidors carry large selections of the most popular major brands as well as hard-to-find selections. And, of course, we carry over 30 variations of our own hand-rolled cigars.
How much do you charge for shipping?
To ensure the highest speed and best quality, we ship all US orders via Priority Mail.
> For orders above $150.00, shipping is FREE.
> For orders below $150.00, shipping is $9.95.
> For international shipping, please call us at (702) 384-9262 for pricing.
Does you ship cigars internationally?
Yes. Please call us at (702) 384-9262 for details.
Do you tip at cigar lounges?
Tips are not required but are always appreciated.
Does En Fuego Cigars & Lounge have a dress code?
No. En Fuego Cigars & Lounge does not have a dress code. You can come as casual or dressy as you want.
How does En Fuego Cigars and Lounge get rid of the smoke
En Fuego Cigars and Lounge has a state-of-the-art filtration system that recycles the smoke and brings in fresh, clean air.
Private Cigar Lounge
What are the hours of your private lounge?
The private lounge is available to members 24/7/365. You have your own key! Enjoy the lounge whenever it’s convenient for you.
Las Vegas Cigar Roller
How to get a Las Vegas Cigar Roller at my event?
What are the best events to hire a cigar roller?
The most common events to hire a cigar roller include weddings, work functions, private parties, bachelor and bachelorette parties, trade shows, and more.
Custom Cigar Bands
What kinds of custom cigar bands do you offer?
En Fuego Cigars offers custom cigar bands for every type of occasion: conventions, tradeshows, corporate events, birthday parties, new baby, weddings & anniversaries, bachelor & bachelorette parties, golf tournaments & outings, and just about anything else you can think of.
The only requirement is a minimum order of 25 En Fuego hand-rolled cigars.
The cost for custom cigar bands is a one-time $15 setup fee plus $1 per band.
Just email your custom artwork (3″ x 1″, .pdf format) to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll take care of the rest.
General Questions about Cigars
What is the best way to cut a cigar?
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Is it true that a cigar should only be smoked halfway? How can I tell when a cigar is done?
The notion that a cigar should only be smoked halfway is more of a guideline than a hard-and-fast rule. Generally, the recommendation is based on the fact that as you smoke a cigar further down, it tends to get hotter and stronger in flavor due to the accumulation of tars and moisture near the head. However, the real measure of when a cigar is “done” is personal enjoyment. If you find the flavor becoming less pleasant or the heat too intense, that might be a good cue to wrap up. Ultimately, the joy of cigar smoking lies in savoring the experience, so trust your taste buds and smoke at your own pace.
Should a cigar be dipped in alcohol?
Generally, it’s not recommended to dip a cigar in alcohol. Premium cigars are carefully crafted to offer a specific smoking experience, with a balance of flavors from the tobacco. Dipping a cigar in alcohol can lead to oversaturation of the cigar’s head, potentially affecting the draw and causing the cigar to become too moist or mushy.
The practice of pairing cigars with alcoholic beverages usually involves sipping the drink alongside the cigar rather than physically dipping the cigar into the alcohol. This allows enthusiasts to enjoy the complementary flavors without compromising the cigar’s construction or smoking characteristics.
Why is it bad to use a Zippo lighter to light a cigar?
Using a Zippo lighter to light a cigar is generally discouraged by cigar enthusiasts for a couple of reasons:
1. **Fuel Flavor:** Zippo lighters use a liquid fuel, typically a petroleum-based lighter fluid. The fuel can impart a noticeable taste and aroma to the cigar, affecting its flavor. Cigars are often crafted with specific blends and nuances, and using a Zippo can introduce unwanted flavors.
2. **Aroma and Residue:** The Zippo’s lighter fluid can produce a distinctive smell that may linger on the cigar. Additionally, the residue left by the fluid can impact the taste of the tobacco, altering the cigar’s intended flavor profile.
For these reasons, many cigar aficionados prefer using alternatives such as butane torch lighters or wooden matches. These methods are considered to have a more neutral impact on the cigar’s flavor, allowing the smoker to experience the intended taste of the tobacco without interference from external elements.
Are cigars better when aged?
Yes, many cigar enthusiasts believe that cigars can improve with age under the right conditions. Properly aging cigars allows the tobacco to undergo subtle changes in flavor, aroma, and overall character. The aging process allows the different components of the cigar, including the wrapper, binder, and filler tobaccos, to meld together more harmoniously.
During aging, cigars may mellow, and any harshness or bitterness in the tobacco can diminish. The flavors may become more refined and complex, providing a smoother and more enjoyable smoking experience. This is particularly true for cigars made with high-quality, well-aged tobacco to begin with.
However, not all cigars benefit significantly from aging, and the impact of aging can vary based on the blend, the initial quality of the tobacco, and storage conditions. It’s essential to store cigars properly if you plan to age them, typically in a controlled environment with stable temperature and humidity levels, such as a well-maintained humidor.
Ultimately, whether a cigar is better with age is a matter of personal preference, and some individuals prefer the fresh, vibrant flavors of a newly rolled cigar. It’s worth experimenting to discover your own preferences in terms of aging and enjoying cigars.
Which cigar cutter is better, guillotine or wedge cutters?
The choice between a guillotine cutter and a wedge cutter largely depends on personal preference and the type of cigar you are smoking. Both types of cutters have their advantages and considerations:
1. **Guillotine Cutter:**
– *Pros:* Guillotine cutters are versatile and can be used for most cigar sizes and shapes. They come in single-blade or double-blade designs.
– *Cons:* Some users find that guillotine cuts can lead to a wider opening, potentially resulting in a quicker burn. It’s crucial to make a clean cut to prevent damage to the cigar cap.
2. **Wedge Cutter (V-Cutter):**
– *Pros:* Wedge cutters create a wedge-shaped opening on the cap, concentrating the smoke for a potentially more intense flavor experience. They are often preferred for cigars with a smaller ring gauge.
– *Cons:* They may not be suitable for larger ring gauge cigars, and some smokers may find the draw too restricted.
Ultimately, the “better” cutter depends on your personal preferences and the specific cigars you enjoy. It’s a good idea to try both types and see which one you find more comfortable and which complements the cigars you typically smoke. Additionally, ensuring that your cutter is sharp and well-maintained is crucial for achieving clean and effective cuts.
If a cigar gets over humidified, can it be saved?
If a cigar becomes over-humidified, there are steps you can take to try to salvage it, but the success of these efforts can vary. Over-humidification can lead to issues such as swelling, a tight draw, and potential mold growth. Here’s what you can do:
1. **Remove the Cigar from the Humidor:**
Take the over-humidified cigar out of the humidor immediately to prevent further moisture absorption.
2. **Inspect for Mold:**
Check the cigar for any signs of mold. If you see mold, gently brush it off with a soft brush or cloth.
3. **Allow for Air Circulation:**
Place the over-humidified cigar in a dry environment with good air circulation. Avoid direct sunlight, as it can cause the wrapper to fade or damage the cigar.
4. **Monitor Humidity Levels:**
If possible, monitor the humidity levels in the storage environment. Aim for a lower humidity level than the one that caused the issue.
5. **Gradual Reacclimatization:**
Introduce the cigar back into a properly humidified environment gradually. You may want to use a separate humidor or section within your humidor that has lower humidity.
Be patient. It may take some time for the cigar to stabilize, and there’s no guarantee that it will return to its original condition.
It’s important to note that while these steps may help, there’s no foolproof method for completely restoring an over-humidified cigar. Prevention is the best strategy, so maintaining proper humidity levels in your humidor is crucial to preserving the quality of your cigars. If the cigar remains unsatisfactory after attempted restoration, it might be best to consider it a lesson learned and focus on maintaining proper humidity levels in the future.