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Cigar News: Punch Jumps Into Year of the Rabbit with Limited Edition Spring Roll Cigar

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2023 Release Marks 5th Installment of Bestselling Chinese New Year Series

Punch has kicked-off The Year of the Rabbit with a limited-edition cigar they have named Spring Roll. This release also marks the fifth installment of the brand’s bestselling Chinese New Year Series. Among them are 2022’s Fu Manchu, 2021’s Kung Pow!, 2020’s Chop Suey, and Egg Roll released in 2019.

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“Spring Roll is the yin to Egg Roll’s yang,” says Punch Cigars brand manager, John Hakim.

“Punch Spring Roll is like a three-course meal,” said John Hakim, brand manager of Punch Cigars. “It delivers a great smoking experience in a size that really brings the blend to life, and it comes at a price point that hits the post-holiday sweet spot for cigar lovers.”

Blended and handcrafted at the HATSA factory in Danlí, Honduras, Punch Spring Roll is a five-nation blend that boasts long fillers from the Dominican Republic, Colombia, Mexico and U.S. Broadleaf. The binder is also a U.S. Broadleaf. The entire bunch is rolled in an Ecuador Sumatra wrapper and finished with a bushy foot. Expect a smoke rich in spice, with notes of leather and a natural sweetness from the wrapper.

cigar advisor news – punch jumps into year of the rabbit with limited edition spring roll cigar release - photo of boxPackaged in 25-count “takeout” boxes as they did with the Punch Egg Roll, the series is limited to 5,000 boxes, reasonably priced, and expected to arrive in February.

Punch Spring Roll (4½” x 50) –$5.99 MSRP/cigar

“Spring Roll is the yin to Egg Roll’s yang,” added Mr. Hakim. “Since the Year of the Rabbit is said to bring good fortune, we invite Punch fans to kick back and let the good times Spring Roll.” CA

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Gary Korb

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Gary Korb has been writing and editing content for since its debut in 2008. An avid cigar smoker for over 30 years, he has worked on the marketing side of the premium cigar business as a Sr. Copywriter, blogger, and Executive Editor of Cigar Advisor. A graduate of the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, prior to his career in the cigar business, Gary worked in the music and video industry as a marketer and a publicist.

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