Cigar Afficionado put out their Top 25 list last week. We’re digging into the Top 10 to tell you what they got right and wrong.

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 discuss at http://www.2GuysCigars.com/.

Broadcasting LIVE from the Toscano Cigar Sound Stage in Salem, New Hampshire…  2020 was an interesting year for the cigar industry with a whole bunch of ups & downs.  Today it’s The State of the Cigar Industry Address.  Where are we and where are we headed? During the first hour we smoke the Victor Sinclair Serie 55.

In the second hour we get into a discussion about retail, manufacturers, reps and brokers as we smoke the Wiseman Maduro which was just recently named the 2021 Limited Edition Firecracker from United Cigars.

We will have this and all the usual suspects including Versus, Offer of the Day, Cigar News and a peek into the Asylum. 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.

As always you can find many of the cigars we smoke at https://www.2guyscigars.com.

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The cowbell is back and now it’s part of The Cigar Authority logo. Now, the cowbell needs a name. We talk about what the cowbell’s name should be. We’re open to suggestions.

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 discuss at http://www.2GuysCigars.com/.

Broadcasting LIVE from the Toscano Cigar Sound Stage in Salem, New Hampshire…  We have a Pre-Release of a Cigar from United Cigars that Oliver Nivaud, Director of Sales says we have to smoke. So we included it in the Care Package and fire it up in the first hour as Oliver joins us live in studio.

We also have a announcement from David Garofalo of a personal nature that you want to tune in for.

In the second hour we announce who will make the 2021 Firecracker plus we smoke the prototype of another cigar slated for release later this year.

We will have this and all the usual suspects including Versus, Offer of the Day, Cigar News and a peek into the Asylum. 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.

As always you can find many of the cigars we smoke at https://www.2guyscigars.com.

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Jim Price from CLE Cigars joins The After Show to talk about changes to the Jenkins’ Act that may negatively affect the cigar industry. Will it be the end of online sales of cigars?

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 discuss at http://www.2GuysCigars.com/.

Broadcasting LIVE from the Toscano Cigar Sound Stage in Salem, New Hampshire…  It is a New Year and TODAY we will release The Cigar Authority’s NEW LOGO,… Speaking of New, we will light up the La Aurora 107 Nicaraguan, made in the Dominican Republic as we talk with the blender, Master Blender Manual Inoa.

In the second hour we will announce the 2021 Meatball event as we smoke the Polpetta from Steve Saka.

We will have this and all the usual suspects including Versus, Offer of the Day, Cigar News and a peek into the Asylum. 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.

As always you can find many of the cigars we smoke at https://www.2guyscigars.com.

Never miss an episode by subscribing to the show via Apple Podcasts and Podbean.

The After Show talks about a very generous gift from a listener. Tommy Minota sent us a book of Old Man Drinks, so we have a lot to talk about.

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 discuss at http://www.2GuysCigars.com/.

Broadcasting LIVE from the Toscano Cigar Sound Stage in Salem, New Hampshire…  Since 1992 David Garofalo has announced The Cigar of the Year and it is a task he takes very seriously.  There are lots of criteria based on the final decision and that decision is final and we have it for you today.  Today we announce THE Cigar of the Year 2020!

In the first hour we will light up a cigar from the care package and it was a cigar that received a lot of accolades in 2019. It is a part of the care package; Aging Room Quattro Nicaragua.

In the second hour we will light up the 2020 Cigar of the Year as voted on by many of the listeners of The Cigar Authority.

We will have this and all the usual suspects including Versus, Offer of the Day, E-Mail of the Week, Cigar News and a peek into the Asylum. 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.

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.Never miss an episode by subscribing to the show via Apple Podcasts and Podbean.

As always you can find many of the cigars we smoke at https://www.2guyscigars.com.

Never miss an episode by subscribing to the show via Apple Podcasts and Podbean.

Today, The After Show talks about whether there is a right way to complain. What is likely to yield the best results?

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 discuss at http://www.2GuysCigars.com/.

December 19, 2020

Does Cigars & Alcohol Mix?

Broadcasting LIVE from the Toscano Cigar Sound Stage in Salem, New Hampshire… Tis the season to celebrate the holidays and the New Year ahead, and what better way than Premium Cigars & Alcohol. But does alcohol and cigars really mix?

In the first hour we will fire up a cigar from the Care Package, the Caleanoch 50 from Hammer + Sickle as we pair with Oban, a Scotch Whiskey and Evan Williams Single Barrel Vintage Bourbon Whiskey. Which one works as a better pairing and why?

In the second hour we will light up the Rocky Patel Hamlet Tabaquero as we pair with Flor de Cana Rum a favorite of Barry.

We will have this and all the usual suspects including Versus, Offer of the Day, E-Mail of the Week, Cigar News and a peek into the Asylum. 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.

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.Never miss an episode by subscribing to the show via Apple Podcasts and Podbean.

As always you can find many of the cigars we smoke at https://www.2guyscigars.com.

Never miss an episode by subscribing to the show via Apple Podcasts and Podbean.

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