The Art of Lighting Cigars: A Guide to Using Butane and Torch Lighters
Lighting a cigar is an essential skill for any enthusiast, as it can greatly impact the overall smoking experience. While there are various methods and tools available, using a butane or a torch lighter can provide a reliable and efficient way to light your cigars. We'll explore here, how to light a cigar using a soft flame butane lighter, a single-jet torch lighter like the XIKAR® Tactical Single-Jet Torch lighter, and multiple jet torch lighters such as the XIKAR® HP4 Quad-jet Torch Lighter.
How to Light Cigars with a Soft Flame Butane Lighter
Discover the art of lighting a cigar with a soft flame as you join XIKAR founder and Chief Design Officer, Scott Almsberger. In this engaging session, Scott shares his insights and demonstrates how to elegantly ignite a cigar using a soft flame. Prepare to immerse yourself in a more refined and intimate smoking experience. Experience the art of 'romancing' your cigar to life.
Soft flame butane lighters produce a gentle, controlled flame, making them a popular choice among cigar aficionados. To ight your cigar using a soft flame butane, follow these steps:
- First, ensure your cigar has been properly cut.
- Hold the it at a 45-degree angle, keeping the flame about an inch away from the foot of the cigar.
- Slowly rotate the cigar while gently puffing on it to ensure even toasting of the tobacco.
- Once the foot of the cigar is toasted and glowing, you can fully ignite the cigar by moving the flame slightly closer while continuing to rotate the cigar.
- Keep puffing on the cigar until the entire foot is even, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable smoking experience.
Lighting a Cigar with a Torch Lighter
The Single-Jet Torch Lighter, such as XIKAR® Tactical Torch Lighter provides a powerful and precise flame, making it perfect for lighting cigars. This torch lighters produce a sharp, focused flame, making them ideal for precise lighting tasks. The benefits of using a single-jet torch lighter include: the narrow, pointy flame allows for greater control when toasting and lighting a cigar, making it easier to achieve an even burn.
Multiple jet torch lighters, like the XIKAR® HP4 Quad-Jet torch lighter, offer an even more powerful and efficient method. Multiple flame jets, creates a broader, more powerful flame. The benefits of using a multi-jet torch lighter include: faster lighting, even heating and more wind-resistant than single-jet lighters, making them a better choice for outdoors.
To light your cigar using a torch lighter, follow these steps:
- Cut your cigar and prepare it.
- Hold the multiple jet torch lighter about 2-3 inches away from the foot of the cigar, angling the lighter slightly towards the tobacco.
- Ignite the it, allowing the heat from the multiple jets to toast the foot of the cigar evenly as you rotate it.
- Gently puff on the cigar while continuing to rotate it, ensuring even toasting and ignition.
- Once the entire foot of it is glowing and even, remove the flame and savor your perfectly lit cigar.
The choice between a single-jet torch lighter and a multi-jet torch lighter depends on your personal preferences and needs. If you value precision, fuel efficiency, and portability, a single-jet torch lighter may be the better option. However, if you prefer a faster, more wind-resistant lighter that provides even heating and versatility, a multi-jet torch lighter could be the right choice for you.
Xikar Lighters to Properly Light your Stogie
Properly lighting a cigar is crucial for achieving an enjoyable smoking experience. By understanding how to use different types of cigar lighters, such as soft flame butane lighters, single-jet torch lighters, and multiple jet torch lighters, you can ensure a consistent and satisfying light every time. With the right technique and a quality lighter like those offered by XIKAR®, you can master the art of lighting cigars and make the most of your cigar smoking experience.
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