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VODCast: Smoking It Down To The NUB!

This week on The Cigar Authority Live from the Toscano Sound Stage in Salem, New Hampshire.. In 2007 Dave thought of a cigar as as a gimmick, but in 2008 it turned into a thing and it’s still going. True Story! We will smoke it down to the Nub as we light up two cigars from the Care Package. In the first hour we light up the Dos Hombre Dominican 4 x 60 before following […]

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Atabey Idolos Cigar Review

There are cigars, and then there are cigars. For me Atabey is a cigar that stands above all else. It’s a cigar that has consistently gotten a 100 rating here on The Cigar Authority and it has gotten accolades by others in the industry as well. At the 2019 IPCPR Atabey introduced a new size to the market named Idolos which measures 4 x 55. The name Idolos as you would guess translates to Idols. […]

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VODCast: Pairing Candy Bars With Cigars

David is a veteran of the cigar industry and as a result he has been to more IPCPR trade shows than most. This week however he went to the candy convention on behalf of his other podcast, The Snack Authority. How do the two compare? What goodies did he bring back? This week on The Cigar Authority we pair candy with cigars. In the first hour we light up a Nub Cameroon as we feast […]

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IPCPR 2017: Oliva

For the first time in a decade Oliva Cigars is set to release a new cigar. Originally mentioned last year as Facundo, the company ran into a trademark issue with the rum company Bacardi. Earlier this year the cigar was renamed to Giberto, the patriarch of the Oliva family. It isn’t the first time the company had a cigar with that name. The cigar is being released in in two versions the first being a […]

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Sam Leccia & General Cigar Part Ways

Back on September 17, 2014 Sam Leccia signed on with General Cigar following the deal days earlier of General acquisition of Torano. The sale of Torano left Leccia without distribution; which was quickly solved when he signed with General. Yesterday, Sam Leccia announced in a statement via Facebook that he would be taking distribution back from General Cigar and departing the company. The statement according Sam Leccia is as follows; “General Cigar Co will no longer […]

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Oliva Nub Connecticut Cigar Review

As we get ready for Christmas at my place of employment, Two Guys Smoke Shop in New Hampshire we began adding gift packs to the 2guyscigars.com website. The move led to me photographic a Nub Sampler pack and I began to reflect on how long it has been since I smoked one of these cigars. When the Nub first came out it was billed as a cigar utilizing the filet mignon portion of the cigar […]

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News: General Cigar in Acquisition Mode

The biggest rumor at the trade show is that General Cigar has acquired or is in the process of acquiring EPC Cigars. The story going around the show was that Ernesto Perez Carrillo III didn’t want to be a part of the cigar industry and that his father Ernesto Perez Carrillo is being brought back into the mix at General. When asked about this rumor his response was, “That would be nice, wouldn’t it?” With […]

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