What is a Cigar Bullet?

A cigar bullet is a type of cigar punch. It resembles a rifle/bullet casing. It’s used to cut a small hole in the head of the cigar. Some people prefer this instead of a cigar cutter which slices off a portion of the cigar head.

How to Cut a Cigar Without a Cutter

How to Cut a Cigar Without a Cutter

There are a number of ways to cut a cigar without a cutter. Here is a short list.

  1. Chew and bite
  2. Use a ball point pen to poke holes
  3. Pocket knife – slice
  4. Pocket Knife – crosscut
  5. Phillips head screwdriver

Here’s a video explaining the how to do the cuts and what the draws are like. It’s pretty interesting.

How to Cut a Cigar With Scissors

How to Cut a Cigar with Scissors

There are many ways to cut a cigar such as with a guillotine, punch, scissors and V-cut. You can also do it the “Cowboy” way…chew and bite. The cut affects how the cigar interacts with your mouth. The V-cut directs the smoke away from your tongue.

Let’s take a look at a video showing you the various ways and tools to cut a cigar and how they differ.