A weekly podcast where we have regular segments that include the Hidden Herf, where we don't know what cigar we are smoking for the first half of the show; Local Spotlight, featuring a local or no-so-local cigar lounge or bar; and the Conspiracy Corner where any topic is fair game as long as it carries some controversy.
Episode 218: Pre-Game at The Tobacco Shack – Local Spotlight: El Toro; Hudson, NH
Three Hacks walk into a cigar lounge… We do a small group show with Eastie Paul of the Tobacco Shack before the Pats/Bills game. It starts out quiet, but as we get closer to game more hecklers arrive. Have some cream pie and a chocolate bourbon with that newly released Hidden Herf. Yankee Bill tags … Continue reading "Episode 218: Pre-Game at The Tobacco Shack – Local Spotlight: El Toro; Hudson, NH"
Episode 217: The 2021 Hackie Awards Special – Local Spotlight: Whiskey from Down Under
It’s the 2021 Hackie Awards direct from parts unknown. We welcome our new Hackie Award Show sponsors. The Hidden Herf is a special award show cigar that has been aging in the Hackador longer than the Cigar Hacks has been in production. Along with the awards we do a whiskey and bourbon tasting throughout the … Continue reading "Episode 217: The 2021 Hackie Awards Special – Local Spotlight: Whiskey from Down Under"
Episode 216: We Hope ’22 is Good for You – Local Spotlight: The Tobacco Shack; Rowley, MA
Closing out 2021 and ringing in 2022 it’s the New Year’s episode. We have a few good jokes from The Domicile with the regulars and a decent Hidden Herf to go with it all. We reflect on a few thing in the past and discus what’s possible in the future. Local Spotlight – The Tobacco … Continue reading "Episode 216: We Hope ’22 is Good for You – Local Spotlight: The Tobacco Shack; Rowley, MA"
Episode 215: Tobacco Shack Christmas Special – Local Spotlight: Boston Cigar Club; Charlestown, MA
Joining the hacks at the Tobacco Shack Christmas Party in Rowley, MA are Bugsy Segal of Pura Soul Cigars and Jeffrey Amendola of Amendola Family Cigars. Not only do we find out about the Pura Soul Barber Pole Cigar and Amandola Family Cigars, we learn just how small the cigar world is. Local Spotlight – … Continue reading "Episode 215: Tobacco Shack Christmas Special – Local Spotlight: Boston Cigar Club; Charlestown, MA"
Episode 214: Nashville Dave on the Road – Local Spotlight: Zack’s Beach Castle Cigars; Mary Esther, FL
Nashville Dave is on a cigar shop road trip reporting direct from the Florida pan handle at Zack’s Beach Castle Cigars. The hidden Herf is a bit of a dog but, the panel can’t seem to pin it down even with plenty of clues. We give a report on the Two Guys Christmas Party and … Continue reading "Episode 214: Nashville Dave on the Road – Local Spotlight: Zack’s Beach Castle Cigars; Mary Esther, FL"
Episode 213: It’s Hammer time – Local Spotlight: Hammer + Sickle Christmas at Plaistow Cigar Co.; Plaistow, NH
We are at the Hammer + Sickle – Plaistow Cigar Christmas Party, which means Erik and Brian of Hammer + Sickle along with Matty the Magnificent join the panel for this annual occasion. We launch the H+S 2021 EPH Limited Edition Cigar and it scores big on the Hack scale. It’s also a birthday, Cowboy … Continue reading "Episode 213: It’s Hammer time – Local Spotlight: Hammer + Sickle Christmas at Plaistow Cigar Co.; Plaistow, NH"
A lot of laughs. Keep it up!
Just bumped into Enema Rick at the Tobacco Shack in Rowley. Great place, great podcast.
Entertaining and informative
I enjoy listening to the Cigar Hacks it really shows the essence of the cigar community coming together with conversations and laughs brought together by a common enjoyment of premium cigars. Enjoy the various topics that come up from the free following conservation, current events and conspiracies theories.