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  1. J

    Fermenting leaves for dip

    Hello fellow tobacco lovers. Have been lurking around here for a while but haven't been able to find the answer I'm looking for. I live in a part of the world where the tobacco laws are extremely strict and frankly unfair. It is illegal to sell oral tobacco here, but you can import it for...
  2. C

    Hello from Prescott

    Hello, my name is Cameron and I am located in Prescott, AZ. I am wanting to grow, cure, and ferment my own tobacco for making my own cigars. I know that the traditional method for curing cigar tobacco is air-curing and the tradition fermentation process for cigar tobacco is staking the cured...
  3. M

    Fermentation Process Questions

    Hi all, I've been harvesting my first green leaf and am on my second priming... I've started to look at the fermentation steps and have questions I need explained... Correct me if I'm wrong... Steps in tobacco processing for cigars wrapper and filler: 1) pick prime leaf 2) cure prime leaf at...
  4. AmaxB

    A Kiln, Tobacco, the Process, and Why

    Thought I'd shear to help out my fellow smokers (there are many methods - this one works for me). Why Kiln Tobacco? - Simply put, ya get a nice smoke.... Fermentation & Aging of Tobacco Big Tobacco had a fine product until it was decided to increase addiction power among other...