For centuries, cigar aficionados have debated one fundamental question: Cigar Cutting – what is the best way to cut a cigar? This question is not a simple one, as the answer can significantly impact the flavor, draw, and overall enjoyment of the cigar. The technique, the precision, and the tool used can all make a world of difference. Enter the Cigar Butler, an innovative solution that marries the age-old tradition of cigar smoking with the conveniences of modern technology.

In this blog post, we venture into the heart of this debate, reevaluating traditional techniques through the lens of what My Cigar Butler offers. With its state-of-the-art design and attention to the finest detail, Cigar Butler doesn’t merely simplify the cigar-smoking ritual—it elevates it.

As we delve deeper, you’ll discover how Cigar Butler, equipped with the industry-standard “Large Table Top Quad Guillotine and V Cut Cigar Cutter,” seamlessly integrates into your cigar cutting and lighting ritual, offering unparalleled precision and hygiene. By the time we conclude, you might find the age-old debate is closer to being resolved than you ever thought possible. Cigar cutting evolves once again.

So, sit back, light your cigar—ideally with My Cigar Butler—and let’s embark on this exploration of tradition, innovation, and the exquisite pleasure of a perfectly cut and lit cigar.

Cigar Cutting - How to cut a cigar

The Art of Cigar Cutting: Historical Overview

In the realm of cigar smoking, cutting the cigar isn’t merely a preparatory step—it’s a ritual, a skill, and a testament to one’s understanding and appreciation of this timeless tradition. Over the centuries, this art form has evolved, adapting to changes in technology, culture, and consumer preference, all the while keeping its core spirit intact.

The type of cut used largely determines the draw and flavor you get from your cigar. The three most common types of cuts—straight or guillotine cut, V-cut or wedge cut, and punch cut—each offer a unique experience.

The straight cut, arguably the most popular, offers a larger surface area, enabling the full range of flavors to come through. The V-cut or wedge cut, on the other hand, provides a more focused draw, concentrating the smoke and flavor. The punch cut, although less common, is appreciated by those who prefer a tighter draw, as it cuts only a small hole at the end of the cigar.

For centuries, the cigar cutter of choice has been largely a personal preference, heavily influenced by the smoker’s desired draw and taste. But with technology at our disposal, we can revisit this debate, ensuring precision, hygiene, and ease without compromising the ritual’s essence. This is precisely where our product, My Cigar Butler, shines. Leveraging modern advancements, it allows cigar lovers to enjoy their favorite pastime in a new, more sophisticated light.

In the next section, we will delve deeper into how My Cigar Butler employs the industry-standard “Large Table Top Quad Guillotine and V Cut Cigar Cutter” to ensure a perfect cut every time, offering a seamless blend of tradition and innovation.

The Modern Take: Cigar Cutting with the Cigar Butler

Cigar Butler - Cigar Cutting & lighting station

The cutting of a cigar is a moment of anticipation; it’s when we prepare to unwind and savor the rich flavors that lay within. It’s about precision, skill, and ritual. With the Cigar Butler, we’ve aimed to enhance this experience by preserving the tradition, all while adding a touch of modern sophistication.

Cigar Butler comes equipped with the industry-standard “Large Table Top Quad Guillotine and V Cut for Cigar Cutting”, offering both options to suit your preferred smoking experience. Whether you’re a fan of the larger surface area of the straight cut or you prefer the concentrated smoke and flavor from the V-cut, the choice is at your fingertips—or should we say, under your foot?

One of the standout features of the Cigar Butler is its operation via foot pedals. This design was thoughtfully chosen to offer not only ease of use but also an elevated level of hygiene. The traditional manual cutting often leaves room for error, inconsistencies, and even potential damage to the cigar from an unsteady hand. However, with the foot-operated mechanism of the Cigar Butler, you can enjoy a hands-free, perfectly precise cigar cutting every time. This not only reduces the risk of potential contamination but also adds an element of convenience and luxury to your cigar-smoking ritual.

The large tabletop design of the cutter provides ample space to accommodate cigar cutting of various sizes, ensuring a clean, sharp cut regardless of the cigar’s diameter. Moreover, the quad guillotine ensures that the cut is not just precise, but it’s also smooth, without tearing the cigar wrapper.

In short, the Cigar Butler takes the guesswork out of the cutting process, offering a reliable, consistent, and hygienic method that respects tradition while embracing the possibilities of modern technology. But that’s not all—up next, we’ll explore how the Cigar Butler also revolutionizes the lighting aspect of your cigar ritual.

The Lighting Ritual: A Seamless Experience with the Cigar Butler

Lighting a cigar is just as crucial as the cut. It sets the stage for your smoking session, impacting the burn, the draw, and ultimately, the flavors you experience. A well-lit cigar burns evenly, ensuring you enjoy each puff without the need for constant relighting. With the Cigar Butler, we’ve aimed to transform this aspect of your cigar ritual into a seamless experience.

Like the cigar cutting mechanism, the lighter in the Cigar Butler is also operated by a foot pedal, maintaining the same level of hygiene, precision, and convenience throughout the process. Traditionally, lighting a cigar required either matches or a manual lighter—both needing a steady hand and careful control to avoid scorching the tobacco. With Cigar Butler’s innovative approach, you can achieve an evenly lit cigar every time with minimal effort and maximum satisfaction.

The foot pedal operation ensures your cigar gets the optimal amount of heat. Too much heat can potentially char the tobacco, impacting the flavor negatively. On the contrary, too little heat may lead to an uneven burn, requiring frequent touch-ups. By employing a carefully calibrated lighter system, the Cigar Butler mitigates these common cigar cutting issues, providing a consistent, enjoyable smoking experience each time.

Moreover, Cigar Butler’s design encourages a hands-free lighting ritual. This feature not only enhances the convenience factor but also allows you to appreciate the lighting process visually—a spectacle of sparks and flame igniting your beloved cigar. It adds a touch of elegance and drama to your smoking session, transforming it into an immersive sensory experience.

In the following section, we’ll explore beyond just cigar cutting and lighting. We’ll see how the Cigar Butler enhances the overall cigar-smoking experience, going a step further to respect and promote traditional cigar etiquette.

Cigar Butler: Beyond Just Cutting and Lighting

While the precision cutting and seamless lighting are the Cigar Butler’s crowning features, they are far from its only attributes. The Cigar Butler is designed as a complete companion to your cigar-smoking ritual, paying homage to tradition while adding a dash of modern elegance and convenience.

One notable feature is its freestanding design. Built to stand on its own, the Cigar Butler doesn’t need to be handheld or clamped to a table, ensuring it fits seamlessly into any setting. Be it your study, a smoking room, or an outdoor patio, the Cigar Butler’s elegant and minimalistic design enhances the ambiance while providing unmatched cigar cutting and lighting service.

Furthermore, the Cigar Butler is crafted with a keen focus on hygiene. In a world where cleanliness is paramount, the hands-free operation of the Cigar Butler ensures your cigar-cutting and lighting process remains uncontaminated, elevating the standard of cigar hygiene to new heights.

The Cigar Butler also brings a sense of ceremony to your smoking experience. The foot pedal operation offers an interactive and engaging way to cut and light your cigar. Every press of the pedal, every slice of the cutter, and every spark of the lighter becomes a part of the ritual, creating a unique experience that is as much about the journey as it is about the destination.

Lastly, the Cigar Butler is an emblem of luxury. With its innovative design and exceptional functionality, it encapsulates the essence of a refined lifestyle. It’s not just a product—it’s a testament to your love for cigars, a statement of your appreciation for quality, tradition, and elegance.

Next, let’s explore how Cigar Butler has transformed the cigar cutting and lighting experiences of our customers. We’ll share testimonials and reviews that illustrate the difference that this remarkable innovation has made in their cigar-smoking rituals.

Testimonial 1: Bernie, Social Cigar Enthusiast

“I’ve been enjoying cigars for about 15 years now, often at my favorite local cigar shops. Nothing beats the sense of community and the shared appreciation for a good smoke. What I love about the Cigar Butler is how it’s become a talking point, a shared experience. It respects the ritual of smoking—while bringing in a touch of modern sophistication. It’s like adding a sprinkle of 21st-century flavor to an age-old tradition. And who doesn’t love a device that cuts and lights your cigar perfectly every time?”

Testimonial 2: Harris Safra, Owner of Xavier’s Cigar Lounge

“The Cigar Butler has become a game-changer for Xavier’s. It’s classy design and innovative functionality have not only enhanced the experience for our patrons but also added a distinctive touch to our lounge. We’ve always prided ourselves on creating a cozy, welcoming space, and the Cigar Butler fits right into this ethos. An unexpected benefit has been a significant reduction in misplaced lighters. The Cigar Butler is a permanent fixture that serves its purpose while turning heads—truly a win-win situation!”

Testimonial 3: Andy, Luxury Aficionado

“As a cigar enthusiast with a taste for the finer things in life, the Cigar Butler is a perfect addition to my man cave. It’s more than just a tool—it’s a statement piece that sets me apart. The elegance of the design, coupled with the precision and ease of cutting and lighting, elevates my smoking ritual to a whole new level. Every time I entertain guests, the Cigar Butler never fails to impress. It’s not just about enjoying a great cigar anymore—it’s about enjoying it in style.”


As we delve into the age-old debate on the best way to cut a cigar, it’s clear that this discussion transcends mere functionality. It’s about the ritual, the experience, and the appreciation of the craft that goes into making each cigar. The Cigar Butler understands this sentiment and offers an innovation that embraces tradition while adding a layer of modern sophistication, convenience, and hygiene.

With its industry-standard “Large Table Top Quad Guillotine and V Cut Cigar Cutter”, the Cigar Butler gives you the power to decide how you wish to cut your cigar. Moreover, it ensures a perfect cut and a seamless light each time, thanks to its precise, foot-operated mechanisms.

But it doesn’t stop there. Beyond cutting and lighting, the Cigar Butler enhances the overall smoking experience, offering a touch of elegance, class, and interactive enjoyment. From cozy cigar lounges to private man caves, the Cigar Butler fits seamlessly into any setting, creating a memorable smoking experience that respects the past and welcomes the future.

As the testimonials reveal, the Cigar Butler is not just a product; it’s a revolution in the cigar smoking world. So, whether you’re an old hand or a novice to the cigar-smoking world, why not step into a new era of cigar enjoyment with the Cigar Butler? Because when tradition meets innovation, the result is nothing short of extraordinary.

Ready to revolutionize your cigar smoking ritual? We invite you to experience the Cigar Butler firsthand. Visit us online at Cigar Butler to learn more about how this game-changing innovation can enhance your cigar smoking experience.

Even better, why not experience the Cigar Butler in person? Join us at the PCA23 Convention & International Trade Show from July 7 – 11, 2023. Find us at Booth 5113, where we’ll be demonstrating the impeccable precision and convenience of the Cigar Butler. Experience the seamless integration of tradition and technology and learn how it can elevate your cigar rituals.

Don’t forget to share your Cigar Butler experience on social media with the hashtag #PCA23. Let’s usher in a new era of cigar enjoyment together.

We can’t wait to welcome you into the world of the My Cigar Butler—where tradition meets innovation, and cigar smoking is elevated to an art form.

Where can I get more information on Cigar Butler?

What is the price of a Cigar Butler?

Cigar Butler is promotinally priced at $1499.00 with FREE Shipping and a custom logo for your cigar lounge or man-cave. This is a limited time introductory special.

How do I get in touch with Cigar Butler directly?

You can reach us at info@cigarzup or by calling (954) 232-8867

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