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Limited to just 5,000 boxes – each containing 10 cigars – the Partagas De Bronce from General Cigar Company will be shipping to retailers within the next few weeks. Blended by Justin Andrews of Scandanavian Tobacco Group, each cigar is crafted by the master rollers at Little Havana’s famed El Titan De Bronze in Miami. General’s recently announced Cohiba Serie M was also produced here. Featuring a Corojo wrapper with Nicaraguan binder and fillers, MSRP for the 6.25 x 46 Corona Gorda will be $22.99 each.

“For a venerable brand like Partagas, collaborating with a legend like Sandy Cobas and creating a special, limited edition cigar at her family-owned factory marks an important step in Partagas’ evolution,” said John Hakim, brand manager of Partagas, in a press release. “Partagas de Bronce highlights Partagas’ devotion to old-world cigarmaking techniques, and its commitment to marching the brand forward through innovation. We look forward to sharing this exceptional blend with cigar lovers across the country.”

Crowned Heads recently made the announcement that the 4 x 54 Le Carême Pastelitos Limited Edition 2023 was scheduled to arrive in March. Like clockwork, this run of just 1,250 boxes has arrived in the US and is making its way out to select retailers across the country. Debuting at a suggested $12.95 per cigar, this project was crafted at Tabacalera La Alianza, S.A. under the supervision of renowned cigar maker Ernesto Perez-Carrillo. Le Carême gets its name from Marie-Antoine Carême, a revered French chef who gained prominence around the 1800s, and “pastelitos” are cuban pastries.

Jon Huber – Founder and Co-Owner of Crowned Heads – shared that at the time that “since 2016, we’ve had a history of releasing limited edition short-format cigars for the cold weather months when a quick but satisfying smoke is necessary, Le Carême Pastelitos is the latest in this line of limitadas, and they’re as rich and tasty as the pastries they take their name from.”


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Epic Cigars – along with Bigg Golf – will be releasing The Bigg Stick cigar within the next few weeks. In addition to their Score Crusher Balls Bigg Golf makes a popular hollowed out golf ball that allows players to safely set aside their cigar before taking a swing – the Hole-In-One Golf Ball Cigar Holder. Made at Tabacalera Von Eiken in the Dominican Republic, this 6.5 x 54 Toro will retail for a suggested $16.00. Tabacalera Von Eiken. Scheduled for regular production, the initial run of 1,000 cigars has already started shipping. The Bigg Stick will be available in boxes and bundles, each containing 10 cigars.


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There is a special addition being added to Drew Estate’s Deadwood “The Girl With No Name” story canon. Exclusive to Famous Smoke Shop, a new 5 x 54 Robusto version will soon be joining the likes of Deadwood’s Fat Bottom Betty, Sweet Jane, Crazy Alice and Leather Rose. Upon their initial launch, Jonathan Drew – Founder and President of Drew Estate – said that “A mysterious new stranger has ridden into the town of Deadwood, South Dakota, to unite with the four other bewitching and infamous ladies who inspire Drew Estate’s Deadwood Tobacco Company cigar line.” The last retailer exclusive was a 6 x 52 Toro.

Do you like cigars? Do you like baseball? Today may be your day! As part of their latest social media giveaway, J.C. Newman is celebrating the start of the MLB’s regular season by offering a one-of-a-kind Louisville Slugger baseball bat autographed by 4th Generation Owner Drew Newman. Featuring the logo mark for the family’s The American cigar, the bat’s customizations also include the names of both the cigar and factory, as well as the Factory’s home of Tampa, Florida. This update has an expiration date of 4:00 Today, Friday March 31st – so if you’re seeing this in time head over to their post for all the the rules!

Wishing you all another great week full of your favorite cigars and your favorite people. Keep on sending in your favorite cigar related news stories, posts and video. If anything from this roundup catches your attention, let everyone know in the comments below!