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VODCast: Meet the Beetles… The Cigar Beetles

This week on The Cigar Authority broadcasting live from the Toscano Sound Stage in Salem, New Hampshire… Q4 2022…. Where has the time gone? It is fall in New England but still hot in other places. WARNING: Let’s meet The Beetles – no, not John, Paul, George, or Ringo – but the Tobacco Beetles! Today we learn all about them, and what you can and should do to never invite them in your humidor. We […]

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Press Release: Alfonso Anejo Begins Shipping from Selected Tobacco / United Cigars

Created by Nelson Alfonso of Selected Tobacco, the Alfonso Añejos shares a distinguished portfolio with a current line of luxury brands: Atabey, Byron and Bandolero. Selected Tobacco started with the vision of Nelson Alfonso, to offer the market a cigar that is aged with a purpose. All the Selected Tobacco lines are placed into cedar lined rooms after they are rolled, then humidity is raised and lowered to allow the cigars to clean themselves with […]

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Cigar Review: HVC 500th Anniversary Salomon

In 2019, Reinier Lorenzo owner of HVC Cigars released the HVC 500th Anniversary cigar. The celebratory cigar wasn’t in honor of his own cigar company, but rather in honor of his home town Havana City, Cuba. Since its inception the cigar has been released in three different sizes in a very limited production. This year in 2022 the company has released a Salomon shaped rendition that is made at his factory Fabrica de Tabacos HVC […]

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Podcast: The 2022 Wrapper Battle

This week’s topic comes to us from a listener suggestion on Clubhouse. We go through a 16 wrapper bracket to decide which cigar wrapper is our favorite. The answer may surprise you. The Cigar Authority is a member of the United Podcast Network and is recorded live in front of a studio audience at Studio 21 Podcast Cafe upstairs at Two Guys Smoke Shop in Salem, NH and as always you can find many of […]

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VODCast: Breathe Right When Smoking Cigars

This week on The Cigar Authority broadcasting live from the Toscano Sound Stage in Salem, New Hampshire… We had a listener right an email a few months back suggesting that we try smoking a cigar with a breathe-right strip. This is the week we channel our inner spaz and see how it changes things if at all. We will fire up an AVO Caribe in the first hour and a yet to be determined cigar […]

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Podcast: The 2022 Cigar Journal Awards – The After Show

Justo Eiroa and Nick Miller join us on the After Show. We talk about InterTabac and the Cigar Journal Awards. The Cigar Authority is a member of the United Podcast Network and is recorded live in front of a studio audience at Studio 21 Podcast Cafe upstairs at Two Guys Smoke Shop in Salem, NH and as always you can find many of the cigars we discuss at https://www.2GuysCigars.com/.  

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VODCast: 37th Anniversary Recap with Justo Eiroa from JRE Tobacco

This week on The Cigar Authority broadcasting live from the Toscano Sound Stage in Salem, New Hampshire… We just celebrated the 37th Anniversary of Two Guys Smoke Shop with 400 of our rowdiest friends and we will recap the event with Justo Eiroa from JRE Tobacco and Nick Miller from Cigar Pulpit.  We will fire up an Aladino Classic in the first hour from The Cigar Authority care package. Join us for all of this […]

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Podcast: How to Select From An Open Box of Cigars – The After Show

You go into a cigar shop full of open boxes of cigars. What are you looking for when you decide to pick a particular cigar from an open box? We talk about the various considerations in the selection process. The Cigar Authority is a member of the United Podcast Network and is recorded live in front of a studio audience at Studio 21 Podcast Cafe upstairs at Two Guys Smoke Shop in Salem, NH and […]

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Cigar Review: Bygone by Serino Cigars

Most of the time when we write a review we focus on the cigar, but I think some focus needs to be put on the factory that Serino has teamed with to produce some great cigars. Bygone & many other brands in their portfolio are made at La Corona Factory in Nicaragua. . If this name rings a bell, they partnered up with Hirochi Robaina to release his foray into the American market with HR […]

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VODCast: What Do I Do With My Cigar Band

This week on The Cigar Authority broadcasting live from the Toscano Sound Stage in Salem, New Hampshire… What can I do with my cigar bands & a big announcement of the END of a CIGAR BAND & BRAND & an offer you can’t refuse! All this as we get ready for Two Guys 37th Anniversary Party! We will fire up two cigars from The Cigar Authority Care Package….. The Berlin Wall Box Pressed Robusto and […]

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