Quick Answer: Can Dry Cigars Be Restored?

No problem.

They can be brought back as long as 1) the wrapper hasn’t cracked, and 2) the cigars have not become so dry that all the oils have evaporated from the tobaccos.

The process of rehydrating cigars can take weeks or months, so it’s important not to rush it.

What is the fastest way to restore dry cigars?

Slowly expose the open cigar box to humidity in a cellar or other damp location rotating the cigars for about a week (longer if the cigars are extremely dry). Then place the cigars in a humidor at 70% humidity and every 2-3 days give them a quarter turn rotation until all cigars have been fully rotated at least twice.

How do you revive old dry cigars?

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How do you know if a cigar is too dry?

You can tell if your cigar has been damaged by excessive or insufficient humidity by rolling it between your fingers. Dry cigars are very brittle, so if you hear any cracking, then you know the cigar is too dry. If the cigar feels spongy and soft, then it’s too damp.