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VODCast: How To Behave in a Cigar Shop – The Do’s and Don’ts

Broadcasting LIVE from the Toscano Cigar Sound Stage in Salem, New Hampshire…. Cigar shops are beginning to open up again during the coronavirus pandemic and some cigar smokers might have forgotten how to behave in cigar shop. Today with help from La Flor Dominicana’s Mr. Jonathan “The Carnivore” Carney, we will dig into it, and maybe a little something else! In the first hour we light up the La Flor Dominicana 2019 TAA Oro Maduro […]

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Tatuaje Regios Cigar Review

Today we review Tatuaje Selection de Cazador also known as the brown label. I am taken back to a conversation I had with a former business associate when the brand first came out and I was smoking them like crazy. The conversation basically went, why are you smoking that, no one will know who Tatuaje is in a few years ago. This was at the start of the brand, and one can argue Pete Johnson […]

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Tatuaje TAA 2020 Cigar Review

Tatuaje celebrates their 10th year of making a limited edition release for the Tobacconist Association of America by changing up wrapper on their highly sought after release. For the first time the Tatuaje TAA features Sumatra wrapper over Nicaraguan binder and filler. Looking back over the previous 9 releases, 7 of them feature a Broadleaf wrapper, with the other two being adorned by a Habano wrapper and the other San Andres. The 2020 release is […]

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Tatuaje Mexican Experiment II Belicoso Cigar Review

Late in 2019 Pete Johnson released the Tatuaje Mexican Experiment II as a follow-up to his critically acclaimed release in 2012. Like the original release the cigar features the same core components of Mexican and Nicaraguan tobaccos and it is available in four sizes as part of an ongoing release whereas the original was a limited production with sizes limited to a specific region. Today we fire up the Belicoso which is our personal favorite […]

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VODCast: Celebrating Halloween With Kristoff Cigars

The Cigar Authority welcomes John Fazzi to the show as we celebrate Halloween on episode number 498. What surprises will be in store this week as the boys smoke the Kristoff Shade Grown from the Care Package. We will discuss the lines from Kristoff and John’s past experience as a Black Jack Dealer. We will also cross over to The Snack Authority as we discuss best selling and worst selling Halloween Candy with Ed Sullivan […]

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Day 1 IPCPR 2019: Pete Johnson of Tatuaje Cigars

We caught up with Pete Johnson on day one where he took the time to showcase The Mexican Experiment I and II. The Mexican Experiment I is a limited release of which only 1,000 bundles of 4 sizes will be made. The Mexican Experiment II will be a regular ongoing release of the same four sizes. Both cigars features a San Andres wrapper over Nicaraguan binder and fillers. Robusto (5 x 54) Toro (5 3/4 […]

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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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Tatuaje 51st TAA Exclusive 2019 Cigar Review

Each year the nation’s top retailers and manufacturers gather for a mini-convention to discuss the issues facing the cigar industry while consumers are focussed on the limited edition cigars that come from the meetings, known as TAA Exclusives. For fans of Tatuaje it is Christmas in May as their 2019 TAA Release is out now. Being a fan of the yearly release I couldn’t wait so I grabbed one right out of my box, right […]

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The 2019 TAA Exclusive Series Limited Edition List Unveiled *Updated w/ Details*

The 2019 TAA gets underway in La Romana today and the 2019 TAA Exlusive Series list has been officially unveiled. This year there are 12 limited edition cigars in addition to 7 continuing releases. The TAA Exclusive Series Limited edition list is as follows: AJ Fernandez New World Maduro Round Size: 6.5 x 55 Round Blend: Nicaraguan Puro Production: 1000 Boxes MSRP: $8.00 Shipping: May CAO Brazilia Select Size: 6 x 60 Blend: Connecticut Habano […]

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Tatuaje The Bride Cigar Review

Since 2008 there has been a cigar release that was as constant as death and taxes. It all started for Tatuaje with The Frank, and now it concludes with The Bride. As with other releases it was available in 666 dress boxes of 13 cigars and this year the 10 count non-dress box is limited to 4,500 boxes produced. Cigar Review: Tatuaje The Bride Wrapper: Connecticut Broadleaf Binder: Nicaragua Filler: Nicaragua Length: 7 1/8 Ring Gauge: 49 Size: The Bride (Churchill) The Look: Two […]

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