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CIGAR NEWS: E.P. Carrillo Renews Encore Line with El Futuro Cigar

Reading Time: 2 minutes E.P. Carrillo Cigars is following one of its best acts, the 96-rated (and “2018 Cigar of the Year”) Encore Majestic, with a new size: the EPC Encore El Futuro. Rolled to a true 5×50 Robusto, El Futuro certainly shows great promise. Learn more here.

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CIGAR NEWS: Gran Habano Releasing Persian King Type-Mod 60 Cigar

Reading Time: 2 minutes Schedule to arrive in late May of this year, the Gran Habano Persian King Type-Mod 60 is the fourth and newest member of the label’s Persian King selections. The Nicaraguan puro is also rolled to a very unusual figurado shape. Learn more about it here.

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CIGAR NEWS: Diesel Releases Sunday Gravy Gabagool

Reading Time: 2 minutes “We intentionally stayed away from power on this cigar and instead delivered on the palate,” says Diesel Cigars’ Justin Andrews who blended Diesel Sunday Gravy Gabagool with AJ Fernandez. The fourth installment in the line, Gabagool may also be the most complex. Learn more here.

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CIGAR NEWS: DT&T Adding Muestra De Saka ‘The Bewitched’

Reading Time: 3 minutes If you don’t think Steve Saka gets too excited about the cigars he creates, then wait until you read about the Muestra de Saka ‘The Bewitched’ that’s coming to a limited number of cigar stores this summer. Learn more about its real magical story here.

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CIGAR NEWS: MONTECRISTO 1935 ANNIVERSARY ADDS ‘ESPESO’ SIZE

Reading Time: 2 minutes “The Montecristo 1935 Anniversary Nicaragua blend works incredibly well in the new Espeso vitola,” says Altadis U.S.A.’s Rafael Nodal who worked on it with AJ Fernandez. Rolled to a 5½x60 Gordo, learn more about this first new addition to the award-winning selection here.

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CIGAR NEWS: ALEC BRADLEY SHIPPING FINE & RARE SIZE CALLED BC-(13)4EV

Reading Time: 2 minutes Now shipping U.S. allocations of their 11th Fine & Rare cigars project, Alec Bradley Cigars is releasing 2,500 collectable sets each with ten BC-(13)4EV cigars—a 7”x50 Churchill—and a new undisclosed vitola, the BC-(13)4EV-B. Learn more about this special presentation here.

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CIGAR NEWS: CAO DEBUTS PILÓN AÑEJO CIGARS

Reading Time: 2 minutes The follow-up to 2015’s CAO Pilon selection, CAO Pilón Añejo cigars go one step beyond the time-honored Cuban natural fermentation process. For this new release, the finished cigars undergo two years of additional aging for a layered, medium-full smoke. Learn more about them here.

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CIGAR NEWS: DIESEL RELEASES ‘FOOL’S ERRAND TRILOGY’ CIGAR SERIES

Reading Time: 2 minutes Diesel Cigars has introduced a new “interactive” cigar series: Fool’s Errand Trilogy. The first of the three annually released cigars is ‘Stubborn Fool,’ a 5”x58 perfecto blended by AJ Fernandez and Diesel senior brand manager, Justin Andrews. Learn more about this intriguing, limited edition series here.

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CIGAR NEWS: CAMACHO FACTORY UNLEASHED 2 RELEASING IN APRIL

Reading Time: 2 minutes Camacho Cigars has announced the addition of their second Camacho Factory Unleashed cigars with Factory Unleashed 2. The new cigar is a Toro rolled in a rare Ecuador Connecticut wrapper over a mostly Corojo leaf blend. Learn more about this bold new blend here.

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CIGAR NEWS: DREW ESTATE RELEASES PAPPY VAN WINKLE GORDO SIZE

Reading Time: 2 minutes The collaboration between Drew Estate and the Pappy Van Winkle bourbon family continues. The cigar maker has added a 6×60 Gordo size cigar to their Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve Barrel Fermented cigar line. Learn more about this limited edition cigar here.

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