Bigger is not always better. This is especially true when it comes to premium cigars. A big part of a cigar’s flavor comes from the wrapper. It follows, then, that if you select a smaller stogie with a tighter ring gauge, you can really get a feel for the flavor provided by the wrapper. We don’t always have 90 minutes or more to sit back and smoke a big cigar. Here are our favorite short smokes to enjoy on the daily commute, the evening walk with the dog, or when it is just too fucking cold outside to make a night of it.

DavidoffNicaraguaPrimeros

Davidoff Nicaragua Primeros

Origin: Dominican Republic
Wrapper: Maduro Wrapper
Profile: Medium/Full-Bodied
Size: 4″ x 34 (Ring Gauge)
Smoking Time: 15 Minutes
Price: $26/6-Pack

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PadronCorticos

Padron Corticos

Origin: Nicaragua
Wrapper: Natural Wrapper
Profile: Medium/Full-Bodied
Size: 4.2″ x 35 (Ring Gauge)
Smoking Time: 30 Minutes
Price: $3

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CohibaBlackPequenos

Cohiba Black Pequenos

Origin: Dominican Republic
Wrapper: Connecticut Broadleaf Maduro Wrapper
Profile: Medium/Full-Bodied
Size: 4.1″ x 36 (Ring Gauge)
Smoking Time: 30 Minutes
Price: $13/6-Pack

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AuturoFuenteShortStory

Arturo Fuente Short Story

Origin: Dominican Republic
Wrapper: Cameroon Wrapper
Profile: Medium-Bodied
Size: 4″ x 49 (Ring Gauge)
Smoking Time: 50 Minutes
Price: $5

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MyUziWeighsaTonBaitFish

My Uzi Weighs a Ton Bait Fish

Origin: Nicaragua
Wrapper: San Andreas Maduro Wrapper
Profile: Full-Bodied
Size: 4″ X 44 (Ring Gauge)
Smoking Time: 40 Minutes
Price: $25/5-Pack

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GranHabanMini#3Habano

Gran Habano Mini #3 Habano

Origin: Honduras
Wrapper: Habano Wrapper
Profile: Medium/Full-Bodied
Size: 3.5″ x 20 (Ring Gauge)
Smoking Time: 5 Minutes
Price: $10/20-Pack

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PartegasShorts

Partegas Shorts

Origin: Cuba
Wrapper: Habano Wrapper
Profile: Full-Bodied
Size: 4.3″ x 42 (Ring Gauge)
Smoking Time: 30 Minutes
Price: $8

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UpmannHalfCorona

Upmann Half Corona

Origin: Cuba
Wrapper: Natural Wrapper
Profile: Mild-Bodied
Size: 3.5″ x 44 (Ring Gauge)
Smoking Time: 30 Minutes
Price:$6

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LigaPrivadaPapasFritas

Liga Privada Papas Fritas

Origin: Nicaragua
Wrapper: Maduro Wrapper
Profile: Full-Bodied
Size: 4.5″ x 44 (Ring Gauge)
Smoking Time: 30 Minutes
Price: $25/4-Pack

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dogwalker

7-20-4 Dog Walker

Origin: Honduras
Wrapper: Brazilian Mata Fina Wrapper
Profile: Full-Bodied
Size: 4″ x 40 (Ring Gauge)
Smoking Time: 25 Minutes
Price: $6

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