In the first hour we will sit down and light up the 2016 Cigar of the Year from Jochy Blanco’s Indian Head Tobacco. The La Galera Connecticut will end its reign as champion and we will sit down with Jonathan Carney from La Flor Dominicana to discuss what’s happening with Litto Gomez and family. We will find out how their lives changed after Cigar Aficionado named them Cigar of the Year.

In the second hour we will unveil our Cigar of the Year, something we have been doing since 1992. What cigar will enter the circle of champions? You don’t want to miss this show, so be sure to tune in as we hand out this very prestigious award.

All that and the usual bag of tricks known of Debonaire Mr. J, Asylum Barry, Cigar News and a Classic 3 Way.

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/.

This week The Cigar Authority broadcasts live at a special time, 4pm (Eastern) on Thursday December 21st and we will be joined by the Director of Sales from United Cigar, Oliver Nivaud.

In the first hour we will light up a cigar from the care package that happens to be one of Barry’s favorite every day cigars, the Fleur de la Reine Maduro. We will also discuss the Top 10 Cigar listing from Aficionado, and see how we did with our predictions.

In the second hour, Oliver Nivaud will play the role of Santa where he has a special cigar for each of us. What will the cigar be? Tune in to find out what Santa brought us to light up. We will also discuss our favorite Christmas Movie, Foods and Songs because it is that most wonderful time of year.

All that and the usual bag of tricks known of Debonaire Mr. J, Asylum Barry, Cigar News and a Classic 3 Way.

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/.

Dave returns from Florida after making the trek last weekend to show his respects for Old Man Padron. He’ll fill is in on the Celebration of Life and let us know who was there and who he rubbed elbows with.

We will light up The Upsetters from Foundation Cigar Company as we sit down with Rick Ardito. We will discuss his history with Drew Estate, ACID and now his relationship with Foundation Cigar Company with brands like The Upsetters and the cigar we will smoke in the second hour, Tabernacle.

Last week the boys made their predictions on the end of year lists from Cigar Aficionado and Cigar Journal. With one list down, how did the boys perform? Will any have bragging rights?

All that and the usual bag of tricks known of Debonaire Mr. J, Asylum Barry, Cigar News and a Classic 3 Way.

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/.

Easily one of our most popular episodes each year is where we make our annual predictions about the Top 10 from Cigar Aficionado. Barry, David, Ed, and Mr. Jonathan will offer their own Top 10 list for each magazine. How accurate will they be? With the lists coming out soon we won’t have long to wait…

We will also light up something from Southern Draw Cigars as we sit down with Robert Holt and find out a little about his company who has his cigars made by AJ Fernandez. We will also be joined by his local representative and stogie geek, Joe D.

In the second hour we will light up a cigar from The Cigar Authority care package, the AJ Fernandez Enclave and share the usual bag of tricks known of Debonaire Mr. J, Asylum Barry, Cigar News and a Classic 3 Way.

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/.

This week it’s episode 401 as we are joined by Jason Wood the Vice President of Miami Cigar & Company. We will light up a cigar distributed by them, the La Aurora ADN Dominicano which is better known as La Aurora DNA. We’ll also find out what’s up with Tatiana, Toscano and the most interesting man in cigars, Nestor Miranda.

In the second hour of the show we will light up a cigar from the Care Package; the Recluse OTG from our friends at Iconic Leaf Cigars.

We will catch up on viewer mail along with the usual bag of tricks known of Debonaire Mr. J, Asylum Barry, Cigar News and a Classic 3 Way.

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/.