The Cigar Authority

The Cigar Authority

THE CIGAR AUTHORITY (TCA) is a weekly CIGAR PODCAST featuring guest interviews from tobacco growers, cigar makers and manufacturers, CIGAR NEWS and CIGAR REVIEWS. Join TCA for the longest lasting cigar podcast, voted The Ambassadors of Cigars by Cigar Journal Magazine, Voted the Top 10 Educational Podcasts by Podbean 4 years in a row and the most Listened to Cigar Podcast in the World and on the Internet. For you, THE CIGAR AUTHORITY, The Authority on everything Cigars. Listen to The Cigar Authority before you spend your good money on what could be a bad cigar or a great cigar. Whether you’re an amateur, a newbie, or a Cigar Aficionado you’ll learn something on every episode. Be sure to check out the TCA Daily Blog on www.TheCIgarAuthority.com, CIGAR RADIO at its finest and a proud member of The United Podcast Network.... Show More

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October 24, 2020 123 min
LIVE from the Toscano Sound Stage at Studio 21 Podcast Cafe above Two Guys Smoke Shop in Salem, NH, The Cigar Authority welcomes comedian Tony V to the show as we uncover the truth about machine made cigars. We will do this while smoking and dissecting a Boomtown Churchill.
In the second hour we look at the movies Tony V has been in and discuss his podcast which also happens to be a movie. We do this while smoking a JFR Lunatic Perf...
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Jim Collison is a host on Ask the Podcast Coach. He continues his feedback on our podcasting skills. Can he help us improve?
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/.
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October 17, 2020 123 min
LIVE from the Toscano Cigar Sound Stage… This week The Cigar Authority welcomes the podcast coach, Jim Collison as he picks apart our podcast that we have been doing since 2010. What are we doing wrong? Are we doing anything right? Who is the weakest link? How can we improve? What should we change? We will address all of this as we smoke the All Saints Dedicacion Berkey from the care package.
In the second hour will someone be voted...
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October 14, 2020 21 min
New York is raising their cigar tax to 75%. How does this affect store and sales? Is there a better approach for states to take?
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/.
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October 10, 2020 121 min
LIVE from the Toscano Cigar Sound Stage… We are just coming off smoking cigars blind, without knowing what they were.  Band or no band, I think you know your smoking a Toscano Cigar when you see it or smoke it! Today we celebrate 200 Years of Toscano Cigars and light up the Duecento which was included in the care package. We celebrate this special occasions with Brand Ambassador, Michael Capellini who joins us in the Toscano Cigar ...
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This week, we talk about whether people are less likely to date a cigar smoker. Do potential partners avoid cigar smokers?
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/.
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LIVE from the Toscano Cigar Sound Stage… It’s the great reveal of Blind Taste Test 2020. What cigars were they? How did the voting go?  Did the more expensive cigar win? Was it the strongest or mildest? How about country of origin, was it Dominican, Honduran, Nicaragua or something else?
We will have all the details as we smoke the Perdomo Epicure Connecticut in the first hour before smoking the winner in the second hour.
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This week, we talk about Trump banning cigar import from Cuba. What do we think about this?
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/.
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September 26, 2020 122 min
LIVE from the Toscano Cigar Sound Stage… It’s the finals in the blind Taste Test 2020, E vs F and all the flavors are about to come together. So grab your flavor wheels and smoke along with us on the #1 cigar show in the world.
In the first hour we fire up cigar E, while in the second hour we will light up cigar F. Those of you smoking along with us in the care package then can cast your vote for the winner which will be announced o...
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September 23, 2020 19 min
This week, Justo Eiroa joins The After Show. Justo tells us about some new products arriving in the Aladino line from JRE 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/.
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September 19, 2020 127 min
Two brothers, two different companies, competing head-to-head against each other… The Eiroa Brothers are here, It’s Christian Eiroa from CLE with the brands CLE, Eiroa and Asylum and its Justo Eiroa with Aladino.
In the first hour we fire up a cigar from The Cigar Authority Care Package as we smoke the Aladino Cameroon Robusto from Justo Eiroa’s JRE Tobacco.
In the second hour we fire up an Eiroa from CLE Cigars as we find out about ...
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We are all on the Cigar Journal taste test panel. This week, we look at the current issue of the magazine and discuss some of the stories that caught our interest.
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/.
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September 12, 2020 124 min
Broadcasting LIVE from the Toscano Cigar Sound Stage in Salem, New Hampshire… It was 10 years ago when Nick Perdomo showed up in Dave’s office with a gift… It was a box of cigars with his name on it… It was the Beginning of Garofalo Cigars and joining us today to talk about them is be the man himself, Nick Perdomo.
In the first hour we fire up a cigar from The Cigar Authority Care Package as we smoke the Garofalo Connecticut Toro fr...
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September 9, 2020 23 min
This week, we talk about whether cigar ratings really affect sales. Does a good or bad rating change the sales of a cigar?
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/.
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September 5, 2020 120 min
Broadcasting LIVE from the Toscano Cigar Sound Stage in Salem, New Hampshire, we discuss the cure for Stinky cigars. We will dig into ventilation, filters, ashtrays, sprays, and tricks of the trade…  how to keep your car, house, and you from stinking.
In the first hour we fire up a cigar from The Cigar Authority Care Package as we smoke the Rose of Sharon from Southern Draw while in the second hour we continue the discussion as we s...
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This week, we welcome Jonathan Carney from La Flor Dominica. We get his take on cigar inventory shortages. We also discuss whether it makes sense for companies to be opening new accounts.
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...
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Broadcasting LIVE from the Toscano Cigar Sound Stage in Salem, New Hampshire… Ever smoke a cigar and feel a little nauseous? Well we talk about the Top 10 Ways Not To Get Sick From Smoking Cigars and we do it with Mr. Jonathan Carney from La Flor Dominicana as we smoke the La Flor Dominicana Chapter One.
We also discuss with Jonathan Carney about the state of La Flor Dominicana and Barry retrurns from vacation.
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This week, we talk about something cigar manufacturers are doing to retailers. Is this something that affects the consumer?
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/.
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August 22, 2020 122 min
Broadcasting LIVE from the Toscano Cigar Sound Stage in Salem, New Hampshire… This week we continue the Blind Taste Test as we continue to ask what effect does the Cigar Band have on the taste a cigar?  We dig deep into flavor notes, and we get intense as we look at some of the crazy things Jonathan has tasted over the years. Was he crazy? We might have some information that shows he is actually a genius.
We smoke two cigars from th...
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This week, we talk about whether there is a cigar shortage looming. Will I be able to get the cigars I so desperately need?
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/.
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