In 1887, at the height of the British rule, colonial Nepalese soldiers began to make their own cigars from the local tobacco. In so doing, the British acquired a fondness for these legendary fighters, and inspired them to name their cigars "Gurkhas." With over a century of history, today Gurkha cigars are blended by K. Hansotia with the finest tobaccos for a rich-tasting and satisfying smoke of extraordinary quality.
Who knows what lurks in the heart of Gurkha Evil cigars? A rare and exclusive shade-grown Brazilian Mata Fina Wrapper surrounds an exquisite Nicaraguan long-filler core with a perfect Dominican binder for a spicy, full-bodied smoke at a reasonable price.
You have your Japanese Ninja and your American Ninja, but if you want a robust, medium-full-bodied cigar that provides a killer smoking experience, get to know Gurkha Ninja cigars. When lit, its Nicaraguan and Dominican fillers, Criollo '98 binder, and sweet, dark Brazilian wrapper stealthily build to a perfectly-balanced crescendo of flavor and complexity. Their sensible price makes Gurkha Ninja an excellent value, too.
If you're in the market for something really special, Gurkha 125th Anniversary cigars offers you an intriguing medium-bodied cigar with a very smooth and complex taste profile that earned a "96" tasting score in European Cigar Journal magazine. Made to commemorate Gurkha's 125th Anniversary, K. Hansotia has blended select Nicaraguan, Brazilian, and Dominican long-fillers bound in an Ecuadorian, Habano leaf, and deftly rolled them in an oily Brazilian Habano wrapper. The smoke brims with flavorful notes of rich tobacco along with subtle hints of sweet spice, vanilla, and chestnut, depending on your palate. Presented in an elegant wooden case suitable as a cigar humidor.
If you're a bargain hunter Gurkha Templar cigars are just what you're looking for in a really good cigar that delivers on superb quality, great taste, and value. Presented in soft packs, the cigars have a medium-bodied blend of Nicaraguan long-fillers, Colombian binder and a blemish-free Ecuadorian Habano wrapper. The smoke is straightforward and very creamy, starting off with some peppery spice that gives way to more earthy elements, including sweet cedar and some oaky notes. Though it's not as complex as some other Gurkha cigars, Templar offers a solid, full-flavored experience that will leave you wanting more.
When a cigar has the name "Xtreme" on the band, you know you're in for a wild ride. Enter Gurkha Xtreme cigars. Rolled in a spicy Nicaraguan wrapper that surrounds a proprietary filler & binder blend, these cigars redefine the word "potent." Even the boxes have a design that dares you to open it. All of the shapes are rolled to wide ring gauges offering even more muscle to the smoke. If you pride yourself on smoking strong cigars, you'll find Gurkha Xtreme extremely savory, flavorful, and satisfying.... more