Protocol Cigars has announced a new 6 x 60 Gordo size in their Blue line of cigars. The new size will debut at the PCA 2021 trade show in Las Vegas. Protocol Blue was the first cigar line released by Protocol back in 2015. The other sizes in the line currently include a 6 x 52, 7.5 x 38 Lancero, and 5 5/8 x 46 Corona Gorda. This will be the first Gordo size made by Protocol, and pending the success of this launch, will add them to other lines.
Black Label Trading Company has announced a new version of their KATO cigar exclusive to R. Field Wine Co.: Hawaii KATO. Hawaiit KATO is rolled at Fabrica Oveja Negra in Esteli, Nicaragua. The blend uses an Ecuador Maduro wrapper with a candela swirl binder, Nicaraguan Habano binder, and Nicaraguan filler. Hawaii KATO will come in one size, a 5 x 48 Robusto that sells for $10.
ACE Prime has announced a new cigar in the Luciano line to be shown off at the PCA 2021 Trade Show. This is the first regular production cigar in the Luciano line and follows the limited production Dreamer and Traveler. This new iteration comes in 4 sizes. "Fiat Lux" is a Latin expression used during the intellectual movement of the Enlightenment and represents the search for knowledge and meaning. The company says "Fiat Lux itself is a blend that generates deliberation. The construction of the cigar provokes an inevitable exploration of flavors as it ignites the taste buds for the sake of discovery. Enlightenment is a natural, mindful consequence of its physical attributes."
Today, Cigar Dojo has launched a new corner of the Dojoverse, their social network platform for cigar smokers - Camp Camacho. Fans of the Camacho brand can earn bold badges and shields by completing challenges and connect with the a community of like-minded fans. This collaboration aims to bring the bold intensity and unconventional craftsmanship found at their Camp Camacho factory trip in a virtual and online form. In additional to moving through the ranks, participants will earn a place on the Camp Camacho and a select few will embark on the biggest challenge of all, initiation into the "Board of the Bold."
ACE Prime announced a new PCA exclusive cigar this weekend, "The Sergeant." This new cigar will come in one size, a 5 x 58 double robusto and is "dedicated to the heroes who fight in anonymity, the ones who self sacrifice out of deep-rooted honor, regardless of recognition or acclaim."
Crowned Heads is bringing a new line to PCA 2021 "CHC (Crowned Heads Court) Serie E." The original CHC Reserve line was released in 2018. The CHC Series E, like many other Crowned Heads releases, got its inspiration from a song. In this case, the instrumental rock guitar solo, "Eruption," performed by Eddie Van Halen, from the album, "Van Halen" released on February 10, 1978. The song precedes "You Really Got Me" on the album and is often played together on the radio.
Quality Importers Trading Co. has announced the Palió Siena Oversized Single-jet lighter for the PCA trade show 2021. The Palió Siena is the latest in the companies line of value-priced torch lighters. It has an oversized single-jet flame that provides plenty flame for larger ring gauge cigars and still providing precision lighting for smaller cigars and touch-ups. Its ergonomically contoured body is paired with a wide trigger for comfort and control.
Cigars International has announced a new Buffalo Trace Cigar. The first to carry this exclusive cigar will be their newest SuperStore locations in Tampa and Lutz, FL. The new stores are centered around Ybor City, a national landmark district in downtown Tampa, recognized as the birthplace of handmade cigars in the U.S.