A cigar Blunt is a cigar that is wider than a cigarillo and not quite as wide as a Corona. These cigars typically consist of two main parts; the inner leaf, which is crafted with all short filler tobacco, and a thicker outer wrapper. The wrapper could either be a whole tobacco leaf or a paper-like wrapper made from homogenized tobacco. The original cigar Blunt was first manufactured in Philadelphia in the 19th century. This broad cone shaped stogy with a rounded tip was given this name to differentiate them from other cigars with a popular pointed shape. While Blunts are most often made by machines, there are a few that are still made by hand like their full-sized premium cousins.

One of the first things that comes to mind when thinking of the term “Blunt” are the legendary Phillies Blunts. Named after their birthplace in the late 1800’s and said to be one of the first Blunts produced, these little gems are now crafted in Selma, Alabama. The filler consists of a blend of Dominican and Honduran tobaccos with a homogenized wrapper and binder. Phillies Blunts are beloved for their deep, earthy taste and hints of sweetness.

Another brand that was among the first to introduce a cigar Blunt to the market would be the White Owl Blunts. Founded in 1887, this classic smoke is mellow in flavor with lots of earthy sweet notes. White Owl Blunts are also available in a wide range of flavors like Peach and Vanilla so you can satisfy your sweet tooth.

Dutch Masters Corona de Luxe is another enormously popular cigar that falls into this category. First produced in 1911, the Dutch Masters brand has become one of the most popular and best-selling machine-made cigars in America, with the Corona de Luxe being its flagship size and shape.

One of the biggest names in the Blunt corner of the cigar world is the famous Swisher Sweets brand. Swisher was among the first to utilize machines for producing its cigars, allowing it to slash its prices in half and quickly gain popularity. Since then, Swisher has grown to provide several top-quality offerings like the sweet Leaf Honey and the timeless Leaf Original.

The iconic Backwoods brand does things a little bit differently. Rather than using a homogenized tobacco leaf paper for the wrapper, each Backwoods is covered with a genuine Connecticut Broadleaf wrapper. Backwoods come in a variety of sweet and savory flavors like classic Black Russian, Honey Bourbon, and the classic Original if you want a traditional experience.

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