Kristoff Cigars

Kristoff Cigars Unveils Three New Projects for PCA 2024

Kristoff Cigars is unveiling three new projects at the PCA 2024 Trade Show. These new additions & branding redesign to Kristoff’s portfolio kick off the brand’s twentieth anniversary. Kristoff Twentieth Anniversary Celebrating two decades of excellence in the cigar industry, the Kristoff Twentieth Anniversary is a testament to the brand’s commitment to innovation and tradition. This special release boasts a meticulously crafted blend featuring a Brazilian Arapiraca wrapper, over Indonesian binder, and filler tobaccos from […]

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Gold Star

Fire to Ashes, United Cigars Kills Dragon Slayer

Hudson, NH – United Cigars was poised to unleash a fiery masterpiece, draped in red and gold, dubbed the Dragon Slayer this week until the legal hands of justice sheathed their sword. Resting at the factory of Artista Cigars, the Dragon Slayer was set to participate in the Year of the Dragon with a blend that Saint George himself, in the 11th century, would have celebrated with. However, in a shocking turn of events, the […]

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Behind The Leaf

Behind The Leaf: Cigar Stories Gone Sideways

This week on The Cigar Authority, its Behind The Leaf: Cigar Stories Gone Sideways with special guest Oliver Nivaud of United Cigars. Cigar companies are always working on new projects but they dont always go as planned. Tune in to learn about all the crazy things that can go wrong while making cigars and go behind the leaf! Join Mr. Jonathan, David Garofalo and Ed Sullivan as we light up cigars and talk about them. […]

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Perdomo 30th Anniversary Sun Grown

Perdomo 30th Anniversary Sun Grown Epicure Cigar Review

The Perdomo 30th Anniversary Sun Grown was released in late 2023 as a tribute to 30 years of Perdomo Cigars. Encased in an elegant 15-year-old bourbon barrel-aged Cuban-seed Nicaraguan Sun Grown wrapper, complemented by Cuban-seed Nicaraguan binders and fillers, this cigar promises a journey of nuanced tastes and aromatic delights. Upon first glance, the cigar boasts a seamless, silky milk chocolate-colored wrapper, softly packed into a soft box press, with a slight sheen that hints […]

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How To Get

Convenience Stores & Premium Cigars – The After Show

Convenience stores are worried about mini cigar sales – and may go more premium, leaving cigar shops to compete with C- stores even more! 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

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Agnes from United Cigars

Agnes From United Cigars – The Ash Holes

Today the Ash Holes are joined by Agnes from United Cigars. Together they are lighting up the Black Bomb Firecracker as they interview Agnes, how did she get into cigars? where does she come from? what was her first cigar? And what’s it like being a woman in the Cigar industry? Check out this week’s Ash Holes show from Agnes from United Cigars! We also have this weeks Dave’s Weekly 6 Pack and todays Top […]

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2024 Cigar Predictions

2024 Cigar Predictions Show – The Cigar Authority

This week on The Cigar Authority, it’s the 2024 Cigar Predictions Show! Join us for a look into your cigar future. Explosive predictions on potential big deals could happen this year. It may not be who you think! Enjoy the 2024 Cigar Predictions Show! We will be smoking Asylum 13 Fifty in the first hour. Join Mr. Jonathan, David Garofalo and Ed Sullivan as we light up cigars and talk about them. The Cigar Authority […]

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FDA Files Appeal In Premium Cigar Lawsuit

In a recent development, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has filed an appeal against Judge Amit Mehta’s decision to deem the regulation of premium cigars as arbitrary and capricious, leading to its vacating. The appeal is set to be heard by the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in Washington, D.C. Back in 2022, Judge Mehta conducted a comprehensive analysis, highlighting the FDA’s failure to address evidence indicating distinct usage […]

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Oliva Serie V

Oliva Serie V Cigar Review – Roller Coaster of Flavors & Opinions

Oliva Serie V Double Robusto is a complex blend of Nicaraguan long filler tobaccos. Blended with specially fermented Jalapa Valley ligero, and finished with a high priming original Cuban seed grown Wrapper. This is one of the most popular cigars on the market today. The Oliva Serie V Double Robusto makes a striking first impression with its milk chocolate-colored wrapper, adorned with thin veins and exhibiting impeccable construction. The cigar is densely packed, giving it […]

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2024 Meatball Live

The 2024 Meatball Live

This week, it”s The Cigar Authority Meatball Live! If you’re a first-timer, brace yourself for the 6th annual Meatball Cookoff, where five talented contestants create 50 mouthwatering meatballs each. Picture this: 50 attendees savoring all five creations without a clue about who crafted each meatball. It’s a thrilling blind taste test, and only those who purchased tickets get to cast their votes for their favorite meatball. The contestant with the most votes not only clinches […]

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