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2020 Cigar of the Year: Perdomo Reserve 10th Anniversary Maduro

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 29 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 seriously, and takes […]

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Perdomo 20th Anniversary Epicure Connecticut Cigar Review

This past Saturday we welcomed Nicholas Perdomo III to The Cigar Authority where we spoke the Director of Sales for Perdomo Cigar about the next generation of this storied company. He’s the 4th generation of the family to get into the lifestyle and during the show we smoked the Perdomo 20th Anniversary Cigar: Perdomo 20th Anniversary Wrapper: Ecuador Connecticut Binder: Nicaragua Filler: Nicaragua Length: 6″ Ring Gauge: 56 Size: Epicure (Toro Gordo) The Look: Like the rest […]

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Perdomo ESV Box Pressed Sungrown Imperio Cigar Review

According to their website the Perdomo Estate Selección Vintage Limited Edition Box-Pressed is hand-crafted using the top five percent of the Perdomo family’s estate grown tobaccos from their prestigious Finca Natalie Farm in Estelí, Nicaragua. The ESV made its return to the Perdomo portfolio at the 2019 IPCPR in Las Vegas and was made available to just over 100 accounts in its initial re-release. Cigar Review: Perdomo Estate Selección Vintage (ESV) Wrapper: Nicaragua Sun Grown Binder: Nicaragua Fillers: Nicaragua […]

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Perdomo Habano Bourbon Barrel Aged Maduro Epicure Cigar Review

In 2015, Perdomo changed the packaging on the Perdomo Habano line focussing on the fact that the cigar like many Perdomo cigars are aged in Bourbon Barrels. Today we light up the Perdomo Habano Bourbon Barrel Aged Maduro for review on The Cigar Authority. Cigar: Perdomo Habano BBA Country of Origin: Nicaragua Wrapper: Nicaragua Maduro Binder: Nicaragua Filler: Nicaragua (Condega Aged 4 Years, Jalapa Aged 5 Years and Esteli Aged 6 Years) Length: 6″ Ring Gauge: 54 Vitola: Epicure (Toro) The Look: Packaged […]

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Perdomo Habano BBA Epicure Maduro Cigar Review

About a year ago, the Perdomo Habano Bourbon Barrel Aged cigar made its debut with its new packaging and bands. At the time the wrapper I was looking forward to the most the Maduro didn’t hit me as I had hoped. At the time I wrote, “I’ve long been a fan of Perdomo Maduro cigars and while I expected this one to shine above the rest, I was a little sad not to pick up […]

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Crux Epicure To Debut At IPCPR 2016

After launching its brand with six different regular production blends in 2014 and two more in 2015, Crux Cigars is proud to announce it will adding another option for sophisticated palates this year. The new regular release from Crux Cigars is the Epicure, a blend that features a sophisticated creamy experience, with refined notes of white chocolate, nougat and creme brulee. The subtle harmony of tobaccos in just the right ratios results in this desirable […]

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Cigar Review | Perdomo Reserve Champagne

The other night after we recorded The Cigar Authority episode with Jorge Padron, I went out for a drink with Mr. Jonathan at a local bar/restaurant. When we left Two Guys Smoke Shop we grabbed some cigars for the owner of Prelude and when asked what to bring, I shouted out Perdomo Champagne. It’s been a while since I smoked one myself, but when I lived in Miami I put away a couple a week, so […]

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