The Good Cigar : A Celebration of the Art of Cigar Smoking
What is it about the allure of a good cigar, its smokey flavor, its lingering aroma, that has caused it to leave such a lasting impression on American culture and society? Why are cigars back again with cigar tastings, cigar bars, and cigar-friendly restaurants suddenly appearing everywhere? In The Good Cigar, two lifelong cigar lovers explore the cigar phenomenon and trace it through history, from the discovery of tobacco in America to its place in society today. Throughout these pages, you'll read about famous cigar smokers, the cigar in literature and the arts, and the story behind cigar bands and boxes. You'll also learn about how cigars are made, what to look for in a cigar, how to light and smoke a cigar, advice on accessories such as humidors and cutters, and a handy ratings chart of over 150 of the top cigar brands. For the connoisseur and novice alike, The Good Cigar will enhance an evening at fireside with a good cigar.
- Paperback | 208 pages
- 175.26 x 200.66 x 15.24mm | 362.87g
- 25 Apr 1998
- BROADWAY BOOKS
- United States