- Step 1: Expose to humidity Expose the cigar to humidity or a damp place for a week, rotating them every couple days.
- TIP: A cellar or basement is a good location.
- Step 2: Complete the process Complete the process by placing them in a humidor at 70 percent humidity, rotating them a quarter turn every two to three days.
- Step 3: Make holes in a plastic bag Make holes in a plastic bag and insert your cigar; then seal the bag.
- Step 4: Insert into another bag Insert the bag into another plastic bag with a damp sponge and seal the outer bag. Rotate the cigar every couple days until it is restored.
- Step 5: Restore in a towel Restore a cigar by wrapping the cigar box in a damp towel for two weeks.
- Step 6: Invest in a quality humidor Remember to take the cellophane off the cigar when you are restoring it. Invest in a quality humidor to keep your cigars fresh.
- FACT: Some cigars have the tobacco equivalent of one pack of cigarettes.
You Will Need
- Damp or humid location
- 2 plastic bags
- Damp sponge
- Damp towel
- Cellar or basement (optional)