Are you a cigar connoisseur? If yes, you would definitely have a favorite cigar type. For those who are not aware, cigars come in different sizes, shapes, and styles. If you think you are not a cigar person, the chances are that you have not tried the right one according to your taste – be it a sweet, strong or mild cigar. Cigars are mainly made from tobacco. But that is not the only ingredient. There are other elements that impact how a cigar smells, tastes, and how the profile changes as it will burn down. Even if you are not interested in cigars, there are five popular types of cigars that you should know about.
Being the most popular in the market, Robusto measures in the range of 4.7 to 5.5 inches and has a ring gauge measuring between 48 and 52. For those people who want to smoke a cigar but do not have a lot of time to enjoy it (as it would be for a large cigar), Robusto is the perfect option. People often say that beginners must try this cigar first and get to experience its full flavor.
Measuring approximately 6 inches with a 50-plus sized ring gauge, Toro cigars are known for their flavor, taste, and scent. If you genuinely want to enjoy this cigar, it must be savored slowly. You will notice that the cigar profile will change as it burns. Montecristo White Toro has a medium body that gives a toasted profile as it burns.
If you have observed the late British Prime Minister Churchill, you will definitely know that he was a big fan of cigars. Churchill cigars are named after him. Measuring around seven inches with a 50 ring gauge, it’s best to savor these cigars at leisure. They last for more than sixty minutes. If you have a Churchill, get ready to experience significant flavor changes as the cigar burns down. Churchill cigars have notes of spice, cedar, leather, and coffee – a delicious amalgamation of excellent flavors.
Belicoso has a length of 5.5 inches and a ring gauge of 52. There are pretty similar to Robusto, but there is one main difference. Belicoso has a pointed head, while Robusto’s head is more rounded. Belicoso is one the perfect medium cigars that offer great scent and flavor.
These are thin and long cigars with an approximate length of 6.5 inches. They have a ring gauge of 42. If you like thin cigars, this is the ideal option. People who love to enjoy a cigar for a longer time and love the thin shape prefer Lonsdale. It has flavors like cedar and cappuccino that make it an excellent choice for cigar lovers.
There are several types of cigars available. We have included the top five ones that are loved by cigar aficionados all over the world. If you think these are not your type, you can try other types. The shape and size of the cigar affect the taste, smell, and profile. Once you understand the differences, you will be able to pick the type that best fits your taste.