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2021

Cigar Review: All Saints – Saint Francis Toro – COTY 2021

In terms of the cigar industry an overnight success story is unheard of, at least until now, as one can argue All Saints Cigars can be considered just that. Founded in 2019, All Saints was started by three friends; Micky Pegg, Frank Layo and Martin Corboy. For Micky Pegg, individually, his journey has been a long one. He started in the cigar industry working in retail in 1989 before making the transition to cigar representative in […]

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The 2021 Cigar of the Year – All Saints Saint Francis

This time each year, since 1992, Two Guys Smoke Shop and The Cigar Authority have had the honor of announcing “The Cigar of the Year.” Today marks 30 years of The Cigar of the Year, an award that has been given out by David Garofalo, owner of Two Guys Smoke Shop, and the host of the award-winning cigar podcast called The Cigar Authority. David explains that his team takes this assignment very serious and takes […]

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VODCast: Announcing the 2021 Cigar of the Year…

This week on The Cigar Authority broadcasting live on tape from the Toscano Sound Stage in Salem, New Hampshire… Today marks the 30th year that David Garofalo has been announcing the Cigar of the Year. It’s officially The Cigar Authority’s 12th Year doing the show and its’ officially 2022. We have big plans for 2022 and it all starts now with the announcing of the Cigar of the Year! In the first hour we pop […]

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Podcast: 2021 Cigar Journal Trophy Awards – The After Show

This week on The Cigar Authority After Show we are talking about this year’s Cigar Journal Trophy Awards. We discuss who won and what we think about it. 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 […]

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VODCast: The 2021 Contenders For the Cigar of the Year Are….

The week on The Cigar Authority broadcasting live from the Toscano Sound Stage in Salem, New Hampshire… It’s showtime – time to piss-off some MFG and time to make some happy! The Contenders for The Cigar of the Year – The Best New Cigars of 2021 revealed! We will count down the 7 cigars that make up the list for the best cigars of 2021 while we smoke last years winner the Perdomo 10th Anniversary […]

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PODCast: Cigar Trophy Award Nominations & Predictions

Today on The Cigar Authority After Show, we talk about the Cigar Journal Trophy Awards. These are the people’s choice awards. Have you voted yet? Go to cigartrophy.com before it’s too late. We pick who we think is going to win. 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, […]

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EP Carrillo Retro Short Run Extended Play Cigar Review

In 2010 when Ernesto Perez-Carrillo opened EPC Cigar Company one of his first ever releases was Short Run. The concept was simple, release a yearly blend featuring tobaccos that aren’t in abundance to support a regular release. The Short Run line was popular until is disappeared in 2016. Each release of the Short Run was different based on tobacco’s available for this limited release. Back in the day, the cigar was highly sought after and […]

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Camacho Liberty 2021 Cigar Review

This year marks 19 years of Camacho Liberty and is launched to celebrate and honor the birth and history of the United States, this special series is like no other. The strength and character are captured in an uncompromising blend of tobaccos from four origins and handrolled in a Churchill format. The extended fermentation and aging reflect the sacrifice and devotion required to obtain and appreciate Liberty with the multi-regional tobaccos that unite and are unrelenting all the way […]

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PERDOMO Will Be Attending The 2021 PCA Trade Show in Las Vegas

Perdomo Cigars has announced it will be attending the 89th Premium Cigar Association Annual Convention & International Trade Show hosted July 9th – 13th, 2021 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. “We are excited to be attending our 25th year at the trade show,” states Nick Perdomo. “It will be great to see our customers and get life back to normal. We are shipping punctually; we have great stocks of […]

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Davidoff Winston Churchill Limited Edition 2021 Cigar Review

The Davidoff Winston Churchill Limited Edition has returned after taking 2020 off, which in retrospect we all could have taken off the year if we could. This year, the cigar returns in a Toro format in 10 count boxes with seven different tobaccos in its makeup. Davidoff stated in their press release, “Sir Winston Churchill was an exceptional man whose personality had so very many facets of brilliant talents, from statesman to commander, from author […]

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