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Press Release: Byron 1850 Launching at Select Retailers

On November 17th the US will enjoy the latest addition to the Selected Tobacco portfolio at the Byron Cigar Lounge in Schaumberg, IL. Additionally the cigar will be released on or around November 28th at other United Cigar retailers. The Byron 1850 line was created in anticipation of celebrating nearly 175 years of the Byron family line and shares a distinguished portfolio with a current line of luxury brands: Alfonso, Atabey, Byron and Bandolero. Selected Tobacco started […]

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Press Release: United Cigars Releases Rocky Patel Silver Cigar Bar

 United Cigars Limited-Edition Cigar Bar is back for the Fall with a special 3 pack by Rocky Patel. The 2nd Cigar Bar release is to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of Rocky Patel cigars with an American tradition of a Silver Bar. This is the second edition of the United Cigars Cigar Bar that is part of their annual release Series Unidas collection. The Rocky Patel Cigar Bar features three individual blends from their portfolio and […]

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VODCast: Survey Says… The 2022 TCA Survey Results

This week on The Cigar Authority broadcasting live from the Toscano Sound Stage in Salem, New Hampshire… SURVEY SAYS! The TCA 2022 Survey is in – let’s see how you match up with our other listeners and viewers. Plus we have the results from Round 1 of the Wrapper Battle! We will fire up a the Rocky Patel World Championship Robusto from the Care Package in the first hour while in the cigar second hour […]

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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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Cigar Review: Montoso Maduro Toro

German based Arnold André began US distribution with United Cigars in 2022, however the company was founded in 1817. Arnold André is the largest machine-made cigar manufacturer in Germany and began its premium cigar production after purchasing a facility in the Dominican Republic in 2011. Though their premium cigar production has been well received all over Europe, this is Arnold André’s first release in the US. According to the United Cigars website, “The protective embrace […]

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VODCast: America’s Favorite Pastime & Cigars

This week on The Cigar Authority broadcasting live from the Toscano Sound Stage in Salem, New Hampshire… Did we see into the future? We had this show scheduled for months and Baseball has reached a labor agreement. We welcome Radhames “Ram” Rodriguez from El Artista Cigars to the show as we talk about America’s favorite pastime & cigars! In the first hour we light up arguably the best cigar with athlete ties… Big Papi The […]

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Wiseman Maduro Firecracker Announced by United Cigars

Each year we celebrate our nations Independence every year on July4th with reflection, BBQ’s ,Fireworks, family and with a little taste of freedom in every Limited Release Firecracker from United Cigars. Aside from the regular production United Firecracker there is always the anticipation of which manufacturers band will adorn the 3.5” x 50 vitola with the original wick as the cap. This year’s collaboration is with Foundation Cigar Company and in true Firecracker form, President […]

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Byron Veneciano Cigar Review

Byron comes to you from Nelson Alfonso who does a lot of packaging for some of the top Cuban cigars on the market today. The man behind the rebranding of Behike wanted to deliver a cigar to the American market that was reminiscent of the Cuban brands from the 19th (XIX), 20th (XX) and 21st (XXI) centuries. Since being introduced to the brand, these have consistently scored in the very high 90’s. This past week […]

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HVC Black Friday Firecracker Cigar Review

The story of the HVC Black Friday Firecracker begins back in 2007 when David Garofalo came up with the idea for the Firecracker cigar. A cigar that had a fuse attached to it and he tabbed Don Pepin Garcia to make the first one. Since then the cigar which started out as a Two Guys exclusive has been made by other manufacturers and the limited edition cigars are now distributed by United Cigars. In addition […]

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United Cigars Launching Limited Release HVC Firecracker

In typical United Cigars fashion they are collaborating once again with a true friend of the industry, Reinier Lorenzo of HVC Cigars. The original United Firecracker started back in 2006, with collaborations on limited releases starting in 2010 as part of their Series Unidas line. Every year since a new manufacturer has partnered with United Cigars to launch a limited release Firecracker. United Firecracker retailers have access to these limited releases that are usually launched […]

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