Matt Booth and Forged Announce Los Statos Deluxe Revamp - Cigar News

Matt Booth and Forged Announce Los Statos Deluxe Revamp – Cigar News

The recently appointed Forged Cigars Creative director has teamed up with STG's Justin Andrews to refresh the brand. The new blend is being rolled at STG's HATSA factory in Danlí, Honduras, and was shown off in the Room101 booth at last week.

When we decided two years ago to revamp , we opted to work with , to tap his creativity. This collaboration was fortuitous because we're now presenting the new as our first release with Matt as a member of our team. We've ultimately taken a great brand and breathed new life into it by calling on modern imagery and a provocative blend that transitions as the smoke progresses. We believe we have all the elements in play to make a brand that everyone will be talking about this summer and beyond.

, senior brand manager for

I am honored to have the opportunity to lend my touch and collaborate on the direction of the revitalization of the brand. I believe that with this new expression, the stance that will take at retail will command the attention of both the traditionalist and pique the interest of the most discerning collectors simultaneously. It is heartfelt that as a bi-product of our efforts, the brand will continue to receive the respect is has long since earned.

The blend for uses an Ecuadorian Sumatra wrapper, Nicaraguan binder, and Nicaraguan and Dominican fillers. It will be available in four viotlas: Robusto 5” x 50) MSRP per cigar $8.49, 6” x 52 MSRP per cigar $8.99, Churchill 7” x 49 MSRP per cigar $9.49, and Gigante 6” x 60 MSRP per cigar $9.49. All come in boxes of 20 and have already started to ship to retailers.