Cigar Hacks

Cigar Hacks


Latest Episodes

Episode 96: Jose, Oliver and the Hightower – Local Spotlight: Two Guys 34th Anniversary Cigar Dinner
September 16, 2019

This week we sit down with Jose Dominguez from Jose Dominguez Cigars and Oliver Nivaud of United Cigars, their US distributor. We planned to do a recording after an event at our home base of Plaistow Cigar on Friday but had not planned on meeting Jose,...

Episode 95: Hacky Birthday – Local Spotlight: The Domicile’s Staircase?
September 09, 2019

A large percentage of the panel has a birthday within a few weeks of Labor Day so we have a bit of party before and during recording. We go off the rails early and this makes for a lot of laughs and some editing challenges.

Episode 94: Haddock Parmesan – Local Spotlight: Dinner with Nick Perdomo at Castaways in Seabrook, NH
September 02, 2019

Another typical Hack episode, a plethora of random topics with plenty of cigar talk including vanity plates to hurricane naming conventions and oysters. The Hidden Herf is well received but no good guesses are made by the panel.

Episode 93: Kelly from Ashton – Local Spotlight: La Aroma De Cuba at Plaistow Cigar Co. in Plaistow, NH
August 26, 2019

Kelly from Ashton joins the Cigar Hacks for a special episode. Besides learning a lot about all the Ashton lines, including La Aroma De Cuba and San Cristobal, we record one fun show. We cover everything from birthing to fake Spanish and Italian.

Episode 92: Two Thousand Guesses – Local Spotlight: The Original Cigar & Bar; North Conway, NH
August 19, 2019

In the spirit of “2000 Flushes” we have this week’s Hidden Herf where about the same number of guesses are made before someone uses the internet to look up possible matches. We are all over the map with topics, even more than usual.

Episode 91: Cigar Hacks’ Family Vacation – Local Spotlight: Cigar Shenanigans, Cigar & Cocktail Lounge; North Conway, NH
August 12, 2019

Cigar Hack Dave’s extended family heads up to the White Mountains and while in North Conway, NH we stop in and record with the Cigar Shenanigans family. It’s a different kind of a “family” show as the new Shenanigans Woodford Reserve House Blend arrive...

Episode 90: The Ultimate Cigar Authority – Local Spotlight: Studio 21 Podcast Cafe; Salem, NH
August 05, 2019

Richard Carleton Hacker, the author of “The Ultimate Cigar Book”, joins us on the remote while the in-studio guests are Mr. Johnathan and David Garofalo of “The Cigar Authority”. We talk about history, cigars, pipes, and spirits.

Episode 89: River Redux – Local Spotlight: The Saco River; Fryeburg, ME
July 29, 2019

The Cigar Hacks again take the pedal-powered paddle-wheeler barge for a two night camping adventure. We are on the Saco River in Fryeburg Maine, this year it’s with a crew of 15. Using a new portable recording configuration we are able to do the episod...

Episode 88: Return to Enema Lake – Local Spotlight: Toscano at Two Guys; Seabrook, NH
July 22, 2019

The Engineering team solves the power problem on the S.S. Low Voltage which allows us to record out on Enema Lake. There’s a little competition from the campers on the island. The Saco River Trip is previewed,

Episode 87: Fourth of July Special – Local Spotlight: Fireworks on the Fourth
July 15, 2019

Recorded on the Sixth of July we have a Fourth of July themed show. We tried to record out on Enema Lake but ran into technical issues with the S.S. Low Voltage, it was quick retreat to dry land for this one – thanks to the back-up battery!