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The Cigar Authority Strength Meter

The Cigar Authority Strength Meter Episode

This week on The Cigar Authority, the guys have come up with their own Cigar Strength Meter. After weeks of bickering & testing the final results are in. Tune in to find out if they got it right! We will smoke the Camacho Broadleaf Toro in the first hour. Enjoy The Cigar Authority Strength Meter episode! Join Mr. Jonathan, David Garofalo and Ed Sullivan as we light up cigars and talk about them. The Cigar […]

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ADVentura La Llarona

ADVentura La Llarona Cigar Review

ADVentura La Llarona Corona draws inspiration from the haunting tale of La Llorona, a vengeful spirit whose presence evokes both fear and fascination. As one delves into this cigar, they embark on a journey akin to encountering the enigmatic specter herself. Wrapped in a San Andres wrapper, the cigar presents itself with a captivating allure. Its tan hue, coupled with an oily sheen, hints at the complexity that lies within. Adorned with thick veins and […]

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Cigar Topics

Cigar Topics for New Episodes – The After Show

This week on The After Show, we talk about some potential cigar topics for new shows.  Some are good, some need work and others need to be discarded. After 15 years we always need more cigar topics for shows, come see what we came up with on The After Show! 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 […]

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Balancing Cause and Effect

The Cigar Industry: Balancing Cause and Effect

The Cigar Industry: Balancing Cause and Effect An Editorial by David Garofalo In the complex web of the cigar industry, cause and effect play a pivotal role, shaping the landscape and influencing trends. Newton’s Third Law of Motion, which suggests that every action has an equal and opposite reaction, finds significance in the dynamics of today’s cigar marketplace. The recent disruptions in the cigar industry, characterized by soaring prices can be studied through the lens […]

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The Cigar Authority 14th Anniversary

The Cigar Authority 14th Anniversary Show!

This week on The Cigar Authority, its the TCA 14th Anniversary Show! We celebrate 14 years of cigars, laughs, and shenanigans. But the big question is, what will be the TCA 14th Anniversary Cigar?? You’ll have to tune it to find out!! We’ll smoke the Red Anchor Gunner in the first hour. Enjoy The Cigar Authority 14th Anniversary! Join Mr. Jonathan, David Garofalo and Ed Sullivan as we light up cigars and talk about them. […]

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Jose Dominguez Maduro

Jose Dominguez Maduro Grande Cigar Review

Jose Dominguez Maduro, a distinguished blend crafted with a Mexican San Andres wrapper, an Indonesian Sumatra binder, and a harmonious fusion of Dominican and Nicaraguan fillers. Available in five sizes the Jose Dominguez Maduro showcases quality tobacco at a great price point. The Jose Dominguez Maduro Grande presents itself with a luscious milk chocolate-colored wrapper, exhibiting a toothy texture with visible veins. Its construction is impeccable, firm to the touch, and adorned with a slight […]

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Cigar Topics

What Cigars Did Dave Buy At PCA? – The After Show

This week on The After Show, we discuss what cigars did Dave buy at PCA? There are always new cigars at the trade show. What did Dave buy from all the new cigars and were there a lot of expensive cigars at the show? 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 […]

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PCA 2024 Recap

PCA 2024 Recap – The Cigar Authority

This week on The Cigar Authority it’s the PCA 2024 Recap! Hear what Dave has to say about this year’s trade show! How did the new date affect attendance? How much money did he spend? How was the food?! Learn all that and more! We will smoke the new Micallef Blue in the first hour. Don’t miss the PCA 2024 Recap! Join Mr. Jonathan, David Garofalo and Ed Sullivan as we light up cigars and […]

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Montecristo 1935 Nicaragua

Montecristo 1935 Nicaragua No. 2 Cigar Review

The first Montecristo cigar was handcrafted in 1935 using a signature blend of tobaccos, which remains the standard by which the brand still lives up to today. Now, 85 years later, Rafael Nodal and award-winning tobacco powerhouse AJ Fernandez have crafted the Montecristo 1935 Anniversary Nicaragua. This precise and exquisite proprietary blend of aged tobaccos pays homage to the original tobaccos used in the first Montecristo cigar.  The Montecristo 1935 No. 2 presents itself as […]

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AVO Expressions

AVO Expressions 2024 Coming In April

Miami, Florida – AVO Cigars, a leader in hand-made premium cigars announces the release of the Avo Expressions 2024. This highly anticipated blend is a collaboration with world-renowned DJ D-NICE. Only 6,900 boxes containing fifteen cigars were created of this exclusive brand. The Avo Expressions line of cigars was created with the purpose of collaborating with individuals who are true experts in their craft, following in the footsteps of the late Avo Uvezian, the founder […]

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