True passionados always keep an eye on their humidors. From time to time, however, controlling the cigars is not as easy as you might like it to be. The Swiss company Cigsor AG makes the eponymously named, cigar-sized sensor for complete and precise monitoring.
The original Cigar Oasis (now called the Cigar Oasis Excel) was released at the RTDA show of ’98 and met with great acclaim.
When buying a hygrometer, you should check that it’s possible to calibrate it, otherwise it is relatively worthless. Calibration, however, is not exactly a simple operation. There are various calibration methods that all have their drawbacks.
It is relative humidity that we’re interested in; this is what we want to measure. There are several different methods of measurement. Here we are taking into account the ones that have a certain relevance to cigar storage. And with hygrometers, too, if you buy cheap, you have to buy twice.
What are the effects of storage on a cigar? Our humidor expert Marc André presented three identical but completely differently stored cigars to 45 testers.
From cases to the walk-in humidor: Some guidance on the current humidor concepts. In this article Marc André addresses the concept of the cabinet humidor.