Skip to main content
Cigar Tipsters Podcast

Cigar Tipsters Podcast

By Mark Snider and Ben Balliro
A podcast dedicated to all things cigars and the cigar lifestyle.
Listen on Spotify
Where to listen
Apple Podcasts Logo

Apple Podcasts

Google Podcasts Logo

Google Podcasts

Pocket Casts Logo

Pocket Casts

RadioPublic Logo


Spotify Logo


Cigar Tipsters 70: Being Professional
The group speaks about Cigars for Warriors send their one million, two hundred thousandth cigar to the troops and about how Covid-19 is now affecting Drew Estate events.  Music by
August 30, 2021
Cigar Tipsters 69: Giggity
The gang comes together to celebrate Ben becoming an American again, what we have smoked recently, Covid cancelling Cigar Fest, and some absurd auction prices for cigars.
August 16, 2021
Cigar Tipsters 68 1/2: Ravings After We Thought the Mics Were Off
Forgot to stop recording after episode 68, so here is 15 more minutes of random ravings after we thought we were done. Music by
May 03, 2021
Cigar Tipsters 68: Thought Crimes
We talk about a proposal in New Zealand to ban smoking if born after a certain date, the Alec Bradley Fire in Honduras, and another flavored tobacco ban. Music by
May 03, 2021
Cigar Tipsters 67: Just Cut Holes in the Mask
The gang comes together to talk about mask requirements and how that is affecting cigar lounges, when will things start to relax again?
April 19, 2021
Cigar Tipsters 66: Cigar Talk
The whole gang is around to discuss what is going on in the cigar industry.
March 29, 2021
Cigar Tipsters 65: Cigars with Bling
The gang looks at uses for cigar boxes, the top "exclusive" cigars according to Jet Magazine, and we Find out what is on Ben's mind with "Grind my Gears." Music by
January 19, 2021
Cigar Tipsters 64: No Cuba for you!
The group comes together to discuss new Cuba sanctions, plus a new "Freak of the Week."  Music provided by
November 22, 2020
Cigar Tipsters 63: Visiting Perdomo
Jerry and Darlene recount their visit to Perdomo Factory and tobacco fields in Nicaragua back in February.  Music provided by
October 10, 2020
Cigar Tipsters 62: We Let Ben Have an Opinion
The gang is all here to talk about some FDA related victories and the usual shooting of the shit.  Music provided by
September 13, 2020
Cigar Tipsters 61: Man Down
Ben decided to go on vacation so Jr, Sr, and Jerry come together to do this episode on their own, with no supervision.  The FDA, the pandemic, and a host of cigar topics are discussed.  Music provided by
August 28, 2020
CIgar Tipsters 60: The World is Changing
Sr returns to join Jr, Ben, and new cast member Jerry Garrett
July 04, 2020
Cigar Tipsters 59: Will you be my Valentine?
Mark and Ben discuss a Judge throwing out the FDA regulations regarding cigar warning labels, adventures on, our experience with Durango Cigars, and a quick review of the Rocky Patel Edge Barrell Aged.
February 15, 2020
Cigar Tipsters 58: Ravings of Mad Men
We discuss everything from tradeshow pull-outs, to weed co-mingling with cigars, and cigar shop dress codes in this episode.
January 28, 2020
Cigar Tipsters 57: 21 to Enter
We discuss the new smoking laws requiring you to be 21 or older to smoke.  Our worst cigars ever smoked will also be revealed.
January 04, 2020
Cigar TIpsters 56: We still want that TV
Mark and Ben discuss a host of topics including the FDA, CEO abandonment, and our recent screw ups.
December 07, 2019
Cigar Tipsters 52: Con is Coming
September 07, 2018
Cigar Tipsters 48: Trendy
May 19, 2018
Cigar Tipsters 45: Sport Ball
February 05, 2018
Cigar Tipsters 44: Ben is late
February 04, 2018
Cigar Tipsters 43: 6 A Day
December 11, 2017
Cigar Tipsters 40: Total Eclipse
September 24, 2017
Cigar Tipsters 41: Woodstock 4
September 24, 2017
Cigar Tipsters 39: Five Under
September 14, 2017
Cigar Tipsters 30: Oy' It's so Humid
January 29, 2017
Cigar Tipsters 20: Losing Control
February 06, 2016
Cigar Tipsters 19: 7x70 Trend
October 18, 2015
Cigar Tipsters 17: Feat. Mark Hall
September 07, 2015
Cigar Tipsters 9: CA Top 25
January 19, 2015
Cigar Tipsters 8: Cigars & Pipes
December 11, 2014
Cigar Tipsters 6: King's Cigars
September 09, 2014