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Tatuaje Tattoo Universo Cigar Review

Back in 2014, Pete Johnson released the Tatuaje Tattoo which was cigar that was a bit more budget friendly then some of his other lines. The cigar is often overlooked even on Tatuaje’s own website where the cigar does not appear. The cigar comes to us from the My Father factory in Esteli, Nicaragua and it is today’s featured review on The Cigar Authority. Cigar: Tatuaje Tattoo Wrapper: Ecuador Habano Binder: Nicaragua Filler:¬†Nicaragua (Esteli, Jalapa) […]

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Webcast: The Boys Are Back & Steve Saka Is Here to Discuss IPCPR

The boys are back and we will discuss IPCPR with Steve Saka from Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust as we light up his Mi Querida in the first hour of the show. This show has the potential of creating the perfect storm as Steve isn’t shy and promises to unload his thoughts about the most recent IPCPR. In the second hour we will light up the new Winston Churchill Late Hour from Davidoff Cigars as we […]

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IPCPR 2017: Serino Cigar Company (The Lost Tapes)

In our second & last lost video from IPCPR 2017 we catch up with Carson from Serino Cigar Co where he tells up about Wayfarer and the inspiration behind it. We got to smoke one of each size when Carson was on The Cigar Authority with his dad and this cigar has become my most anticipated stick of the 2017 IPCPR trade show which concluded last week in Las Vegas. The cigar will initially be […]

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Drew Estate Booth

IPCPR 2017: Drew Estate (The Lost Tapes)

The last day of the trade show we ran into a little bit of technical difficulties with the internet. As a result we have a couple of bonus videos today that we are dubbing the Lost Tapes. Just like every great rock band has a release of lost tapes, bonus sessions, demos, etc, so does The Cigar Authority. The last day of the 2017 IPCPR we stopped by at the Drew Estate booth where we […]

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Webcast: Live On Tape From The 2017 IPCPR in Las Vegas, NV

David Garofalo and Mr. Jonathan were in Las Vegas this week where they were performing triple duty. They got together and recorded this show live on tape to give us a first hand look at the 2017 IPCPR show from Las Vegas, Nevada. In the first hour they light up the Spirit of Art from Cuba Rica, and fill us in on what the IPCPR is all about. We hear first hand from a variety […]

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IPCPR 2017: Debonaire

Each week The Cigar Authority podcast serves up a segment called Debonaire. It was handled by Gentleman Chuck Morrison who has moved on to bigger and better things (let’s be honest, he took a step back). Nowadays, the Debonaire segment is handled¬†by Debonaire Mr. Jonathan who was on point today at the trade show in a suit that was an awesome shade of blue (check out his Facebook page). However, the Debonaire segment is second […]

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IPCPR 2017: Oliva

For the first time in a decade Oliva Cigars is set to release a new cigar. Originally mentioned last year as Facundo, the company ran into a trademark issue with the rum company Bacardi. Earlier this year the cigar was renamed to Giberto, the patriarch of the Oliva family. It isn’t the first time the company had a cigar with that name. The cigar is being released in in two versions the first being a […]

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IPCPR 2017: Foundation Cigar Company

It’s the sophomore year for Nick Melillo’s Foundation Cigar Company. Last year the company released El Gueguense, which isn’t a name that rolls off the tongue. This year, the company releases that cigar in a Maduro blend, but the cigar while still having El Gueguense on the band it receives the primary name, The Wise Man. The cigar features a Mexican San Andres wrapper with 3 different fillers from Nicaragua. Here Nick R. Agua tells […]

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IPCPR 2017: Miami Cigar & Company/La Aurora

We caught up our friend Manuel Inoa at the Miami Cigar & Company / La Aurora booth at the 2017 IPCPR trade show. La Aurora released the Time Capsule series earlier this year and the cigar has been well received. At the show they were showcasing the La Aurora DNA cigar called ADN Dominicana. La Aurora which is the first cigar factory often states that tobacco is in their DNA, so what better way to […]

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IPCPR 2017: Crowned Heads

It’s Day 3 at the 2017 IPCPR in Las Vegas and we start the day over at the Crowned Heads booth. A few weeks ago on The Cigar Authority podcast we had Jon Huber on a guest where he alluded to a new cigar coming out with the letter F. It wasn’t hard to figure out that would be the Four Kicks Maduro. We caught up with the national sales manager, Miguel Schoedel who showcased […]

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