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Category: Rocky Patel

Cigar News: DeSocio Series gets a Rocky Patel Release

The next Alliance Cigar DeSocio series release will come from none other than Rocky Patel Premium Cigars (RPCC).  The new Rocky Patel DeSocio will be a corona gorda vitola of the highly acclaimed Sun Grown Maduro line.  The Sun Grown Maduro DeSocio will feature Nicaraguan filler and binder tobacco, with a classic Connecticut broadleaf wrapper.  The blend is the same that garnered RPCC their highest ever ranking in CA magazine.

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Blind Cigar Review: Rocky Patel | Vintage 2006 San Andreas Toro Score 89%

Blind Cigar Review: Rocky Patel | Vintage 2006 San Andreas Toro

“Overall this was a pretty good smoke. The flavors were spicy and smokey and left a tingle on the palate. The restricted airflow hindered my opinion a touch but still not a bad cigar. The firmness of the cigar allowed me to chew on it a bit more than usual which i enjoyed. Aroma excellent throughout. ” -Adam B. (Bushboy)

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Cigar News: A New BURN by Rocky Patel Lounge Opening Soon in Pittsburgh

Rocky Patel Premium Cigars  announce an new 6,300-square-foot luxury BURN by Rocky Patel lounge with an 800-square-foot patio in Pittsburgh’s North Shore.  This is the second location in the country for a BURN by Rocky Patel lounge.  A grand opening VIP event will be held on Friday, April 6, 2018 and the lounge will open to the public on April 7 at 2pm.

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Cigar News: Rocky Patel Luminoso Ashtrays Re-Launch

Back by popular demand, Rocky Patel Premium Cigars reissued the popular Luminoso glass ashtrays, and they began shipping to tobacconists in early February. These are definitely heavyweights.  Each Luminoso ashtray weighs in at 6lbs, 4oz.  Featuring a massive 7-inch bowl with a 1-inch depth, they are also available in three new colors: Smoke, Purple, and Crystal (showcasing a colorless clear body allowing the ashtray’s angles to refract light). Each ashtray has the “RP” logo prominently featured in the center of the bowl, painted by hand.

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Cigar News: Rocky Patel and Colibri Collaborate on new V-Cutter

Colibri and Rocky Patel Premium Cigars have collaborated to produce a new cat’s eye cigar cutter called the Rocky Patel V-Cutter by Colibri. These V-Cutters will feature a stainless steel blade with  spring loaded release.

Upon initial release, these new Rocky Patel cutters will only be available as a gratis item with box purchases at Rocky Patel in-store sales events. Or consumers can purchase the cutters directly from the RPPC website at a retail price of $59.99. At a later point, these cutters will be available for purchase from most Rocky Patel retailers.

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Cigar News: Rocky Patel Adds Culebra to Tabaquero by Hamlet Paredes Line

Rocky Patel and Hamlet Paredes are releasing a unique size has been added to the Tabaquero by Hamlet Paredes brand.  It is a culebra that weaves three long and thin cigars into a sort of cigar braid. The Tabaquero Culebra was first introduced by in early 2017 and used promotionally at in-store Rocky Patel events where Hamlet himself was featured. The great popularity and novelty of the event culebra led to its addition to the Tabaquero by Hamlet line.

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Editorial: Rocky Mountain Cigar Festival – 2015

The Rocky Mountain Cigar festival is always a great event with good people, and awesome vendors. It has been growing steadily since it’s inception in 2011. Unfortunately I was deathly ill last year and wasn’t able to attend and see the new venue. This year I was feeling great and ready to smoke, and it didn’t disappoint. Joined by our panelist Jack, we conquered almost the entire festival.

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Blind Cigar Review: Rocky Patel | Super Ligero Robusto (Prerelease)

“This was one of the 2 or 3 best cigars I have reviewed for BMP this year. The flavors hit me just right, the smoke was wonderfully smooth and creamy, and it was about as low maintenance a stick as you could ever ask for. Based on smoking this one stick alone, I would go out and buy a box tomorrow. I am anxiously awaiting the reveal.” -Dave (mdwest)

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Blind Cigar Review: Rocky Patel | Prohibition Broadleaf Toro (Prerelease)

“This is an exceptionally fine cigar. The complexity and balance of flavor was amazing. The transitions seemed to be constant, although many of them were small. I truly can’t think of anything that would have made this cigar better.” -Rob (Cigar Federation)

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Blind Cigar Review: Rocky Patel | Catch 22 Toro (Prerelease)

“I really enjoyed this cigar quite a bit. It had a mellow and smooth smoke for almost the entire time, never harsh and never bitter. I kept thinking while I was smoking that this would be a great late spring or summer smoke because it was so bright tasting. It had a fresh upbeat taste that was medium-full in flavor, so it would be a great way to end the day. Nicely constructed too made it a big hit for me.” -Paul (pmr1010)

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