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I often read the cigar "forum" on reddit known as /r/cigars. I came across an interesting post from a food scientist that works with things such as mold and various types of vermin. (@CanuckSARTech) excluded. I approached the OP to provide a link back to the thread and the OP was fine with it. So, please read through the link and feel free to discuss here. I found it very interesting. FYI. Some of the responders to the OP also had some good info which some of you may/may not be already aware of. So without further ado. Read On Thanks to user "Aulm" on reddit..
Hello everyone! I've had a few sleepless nights stressing about my cigars (siglo VI's) that i left at my other home in the middle east where its incredibly hot ie 35C (95F) the 25 wooden SLB is in a zip-lock bag with a 69% boveda bag and they are in a desk drawer. but I'm sure it gets pretty hot in there. I bought them to bring back with me but due to having to rush to the airport last minute forgot about them. They have been sitting there for a month. Do u think they are already beetle food or can i have hope in the freezing that happens in cuba. I wont see them again for another month or so
Please redirect me if I'm repeating another topic as I know there are many topics on storage. I've seen many suggest CC's store best closer to 65F/65RH and NC's 70F/70RH. And I know much related to this topic is subjective, however, as I've lowered my temperature and humidity closer to 65/65 I feel like my Opus and Anejo are smoking much faster and also some Monte2 that were stored at 70/70 when I first smoked a few of them, and they also seem to have lost a little flavor character. There were more burn issues at 70/70 but I miss the flavor. And I got almost three hours from the first Mon