Thirds of a Cigar

Thirds of a Cigar are a way that some cigar reviewers break a cigar up into sections for reviewing purposes. While it’s not an official aspect of the cigar its helpful when describing changes in flavor during a review.

The 1st third of a cigar is the section from the foot of the cigar up towards the middle of the barrel.

The 2nd third of a cigar is the middle section of the barrel.

The last third of a cigar is from the middle to the head of the cigar.

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