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Podcast The Christmas Episode with Byron Distinguido

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at The Cigar Authority and today we light up the Byron Distinguido as welcome Dave Burck from Cigar Jukebox to the show. Are you tired of Christmas songs yet? We will debate what the best and worst Christmas songs are and I think it is safe to assume none of us will be in agreement. We will unveil our letters to Santa Clause and tell you what […]

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Cigar Spotlight: Byron Distinguido

In our new weekly series we will be sharing two to three minute video reviews about some cigars we can’t get enough of. The week we look at the Byron Distinguido which comes to us from Nelson Alfonso and Selected Tobacco. For those that don’t know. Nelson Alfonso makes his cigars in Costa Rica; but he also lives in Cuba where he does packaging and design for Habanos S.A.  

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Byron Distinguido Review

If you have been a reader at The Cigar Authority or listen to our weekly podcast then you know the name Nelson Alfonso as well as his brands Atabey, Byron and Bandolero. The cigars are amongst the highest we have ever rated with Atabey getting a 100, and Byron getting a 98. At the IPCPR this year, Selected Tobacco released a new size of the Byron called Distinguido that is part of the 21st Century […]

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