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Cigar Review: Topper 125th Anniversary Toro

The cigars to celebrate the 125th Anniversary of Topper Cigars didn’t ship until the end of their 126th Anniversary and when we smoked the cigar on a past episode of The Cigar Authority I was instantly enamored. 2023 marks the 127th Anniversary of the company and I recently caught up with Chris Topper who stated that there is only a very limited amount of tobacco for this specific blend and to keep it around for […]

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E.P. Carrillo Teams With United Cigars For Independence Day Firecracker

This June, United Cigars will release the E.P. Carrillo Pledge Firecracker. Since 2010, UnitedCigars has collaborated annually with fellow cigar makers to release a limited edition Firecracker commemorating Independence Day. Awarded the #1 Cigar of the Year by Cigar Aficionado in 2020, the E.P. Carrillo Pledge is described as a zesty, spicy, woody cigar that tantalizes the consumers palate. A cigar that has a lasting creamy finish with a rich aromatic profile. Firecracker fans are in for […]

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Aganorsa Leaf Announces the Return of Supreme Leaf for 2023

Aganorsa Leaf has announced the newest vitola of Supreme Leaf — one of their most talked about and sought after cigars ever produced. Using the same blend of entirely Aganorsa Leaf tobaccos grown on their farms in Nicaragua they are packed in the same vibrant colors as the original production. Supreme Leaf’s sixth release will debut this coming February in a 6 x 52 Toro, and—for the first time ever—will be a traditional round Parejo […]

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Podcast: Why Do Manufactures Make Limited Edition Cigars? – The After Show

On today’s episode, we explore why manufacturers create limited edition cigars. Why do manufacturers do this? Is this a good strategy or does it detract from the core lines? 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 […]

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Press Release: Limited Edition 19th Century Byron Epique Poemas Humidor

Limited to 500 units, the 19th Century Byron Epique Poemas 30 Count Humidor is scheduled to begin shipping first week of November. Debuting at the 2022 PCA show in Las Vegas, the 19th Century Byron Epique Poemas Humidor ships with 30 cigars inside and a carton of 50 cigars to refill. Aged for Four Years Post-Roll, the Epique Poemas cigars are part of the 19th Century blend by Nelson Alfonso of Selected Tobacco and feature […]

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Cigar Review: Mi Querida SakaKhan

Back when Steve Saka announced the SakaKhan he wrote on Facebook, “It was the 80’s when Chaka Khan became known as an artist and I was getting certified to Con(n) as a JOOD Underway on my ship – the enlisted guys who worked the Bridge started calling me this… kinda funny as my middle name ‘Temujin’ is also the birth name of Ghengis Khan… so this is double dip when it comes to why this nickname […]

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Cigar Review: Menelik by Foundation Toro

In 2016, Foundation Cigar Company owner Nick Melillo created an event only cigar that could only be obtained from him at select events. The cigar quickly developed a cult following leading the man known as Nick R. Agua to create a limited production, limited edition cigar that would become their most exclusive cigar. In 2020, the cigar would be released as a Short Robusto. Today the cigar is back in a Toro format. The Menelik […]

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Cigar Review: Davidoff Master Selection 2012

According to the press kit from Davidoff, “Every year our highly skilled members of the Davidoff Master Blending Team get together to commemorate a year time beautifully filled of the Davidoff White Band collection. They do so by drawing from their combined knowledge and expertise to create a special blend they can gift to themselves. We have now made a limited number of these very personal cigars available to you, providing the opportunity to taste a uniquely crafted blend.” The press kit goes […]

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Cigar Review: Bandolero Firecracker

In 2006, from the creative mind of David Garofalo, the Firecracker line was born. The first cigar on the market with a long piece of tobacco at the head was shaped like a ‘wick’ or ‘fuse’ to capture the name of the line; Firecracker. After a few years on the market, the limited release Firecrackers came to life as United Cigars collaborated with a new manufacturer every year to create a celebration cigar for the […]

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VODCast: Boom! Goes The Firecracker with Nelson Alfonso

This week on The Cigar Authority broadcasting live from the Toscano Sound Stage in Salem, New Hampshire… Its Father’s Day Weekend and our special guest is Nelson Alfonso from Selected Tobacco – Makers of Atabey, Byron and Bandolero along with his son Fabio. We launch the 2022 Firecracker – The Bandolero Firecracker and spill the beans of some of the new cigars from Nelson Alfonso. In the first hour we light up the Bandolero Firecracker […]

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