Espinosa Premium Cigars has announced a collaboration with restaurateur, Emmy Award-winning TV host and cigar smoker, Guy Fieri, to make his own line of cigars, Knuckle Sandwich. This new line will come in two different blends, one with a Habano wrapper and one with a dark Sumatra wrapper (maduro). According to a press release, the project has been 18 months in the making. It is a regular production cigar.
Earlier in the year, Espinosa Cigars decided to make their planned November in-person La Zona Palooza 2020 event virtual due to COVID, similar to 2020. Now, the company feels like it could not have delivered the kind of virtual event they would have liked and have instead oped to move the entire thing to March of 2022 and have it in-person.
Espinosa Premium Cigars has announced the third cigar in the Espinosa Laranja Reserva line: Laranja Reserva Azulejo. The original Laranja Resrva was released in 2014, followed by the Laranja Reserva Escuro in 2019. The name Laranja is Portuguese for Orange. Azulejo is also a Portuguese word for a blueish glazed colored tile. The same blue is used on the Laranja Reserva Azulejo band.
The original Cigar Dojo Sensei's Sensational Sarsaparilla hit the market seven years ago. Sassy, for short, made a comeback in 2016 with Sensei's Sensational Sarsaparilla II, or Sassy II. Now, in 2021 we get a third release of this cigar, now on a national level. The original Sassy was Cigar Dojo's second collaboration, this time with Erik Espinosa. The original release was a 5½" x 52 belicoso and only 1,000 bundles of 10 were made.
As a part of The Great Smoke 2022 event taking place in February, a number of special exclusive release cigars will be sold. One of these is another collaboration between Espinosa Cigars and Cigar Dojo, Diet Sarsaparilla. This is a sequel of sorts to the original Sensei's Sensational Sarsaparilla that was released 2014. Sassy, for short, made a comeback in 2016 with Sensei’s Sensational Sarsaparilla II, or Sassy II and then was released nationally again this year at the PCA show.
"While not for my palate this blend would be great for those who enjoy a nice spiced tea. Spicy cinnamon and floral notes but to me the bitter flavor was overwhelming. " -Lauren S. (Lauren S.)
Espinosa Premium Cigars has announced the 601 La Bomba Warhead VII. This, as the name would imply, is the seventh in the series of limited cigars. The 601 La Bomba Warhead VII (7) is a 7 x 50, box-pressed Churchill. The blend is the same as previous releases consisting of a Nicaraguan broadleaf wrapper with Nicaraguan binder and fillers.
Espinosa Premium Cigars has announced the third installment of its Las 6 Provincias line: Las Villas. The Las 6 Provincias Las Villas measures 5½ x 54 and is a box-pressed robusto. It is rolled at A.J. Fernandez’s San Lotano Factory in Ocotal, Nicaragua.