Using a cigar match is a classic way to light a cigar. But, have you ever wondered why you need a special match to light a cigar, and what is so special about these?
Although lighting a cigar with a lighter is faster and easier, lighting a cigar with a cigar match is a classic and gentleman's way. In addition, there is something special about lighting a cigar with a special matchstick.
It is said that when you light the cigar with these special wooden cigar matches, it will add some extra aroma and flavor.
1. What is special about these cigar matches?
For true cigar lovers, wooden cigar matchsticks are still a simple form of their enjoyment of cigars. It is also believed that if the correct method is taken, lighting a cigar with wooden matchsticks can give the whole thing a certain degree of elegance.
It takes years of precision and meticulousness for a tobacco tow bundle to be delivered to you as a high-quality product. It requires a certain amount of respect in how we smoke.
There are special tobacco matches made of wood rather than paper and are at least 3 1/2 inches in length. To ensure that the sulfur in the club head does not spoil the taste of the cigar, the club head has been made sulfur-free.
When lighting a candle or something, it usually hits the head and ignites it, and then immediately takes it to the object to be ignited. If there is a cigar match, you have to wait until the fire is completely lit, and then pick it up to grill the cigar. Wood burns the cleanest, and it may take up to three matches to light a cigar.
2. What is the special cigar match made of?
These matchsticks consist of thin wooden strips, usually soft wood such as aspen, white pine, aspen or silk cotton. Then it is soaked in ammonium phosphate, which helps to prevent the smoldering of matches. It is also a flame retardant and paraffin wax.
Then it is immersed in a chemical mixture solution of potassium chlorate, antimony trisulfide, powder glass and glue. Together, it makes the stick red. The percussion bars of the cardboard boxes of these matchsticks are made of a mixture of powdered glass and phosphorous.
The production of these matches ensures their safety and quality. With the advent of modern technology and considering ease of use, butane lighters were introduced to light cigars, but cigar matches are still the choice of cigar connoisseurs. Style, category and pride, all these are labels attached to "cigars".