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Cigar News: Protocol Announces Coppers for Vintage Cigar Lounge and Club

Protocol Cigars has announced their first new release of 2021, a shop exclusive called the Protocol Coppers for Vintage Cigar Lounge and Club in Westerly, RI. As with all their releases, it keeps the law enforcement theme. The old time word for Police offers was “Coppers” because of the roofing material that was used to make their badges. In Britain police were called “Coppers” because of the color of their shinny buttons on their uniforms. This vintage look inspired the packaging.

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Cigar News: Protocol Announces Paddy Wagon for Caravan Cigar Company

Protocol Cigars has announced a new shop exclusive cigar for Caravan Cigar Company in Bath, PA called the Protocol Paddy Wagon. The name keeps the tradition of law enforcement, “When we do projects with shops we try our best to personalize that project to that specific shop. We do this to totally immerse the shop and it’s spirit into the project. Here the Shop is called Caravan Cigar Company because the company started doing mobile cigar events at fairs out of the back of the family Caravan. We looked at the concept of a Caravan and tried to see how we could relate it to the law enforcement world. That’s how The Paddy Wagon was born,” said Juan Cancel. A paddy wagon is a colloquial term used to describe a large police vehicle or van used to transport prisoners.

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Cigar News: Protocol Cigars Unveils Latest Release: Cyber Crimes Unit (CCU)

Protocol Cigars unveiled their new core line cigar for this year, Cyber Crimes Unit (CCU). The last addtioin to the core line prior was the Protocol Official Misconduct in 2018. As always, this cigar has a law enforcement theme and the Protocol Cyber Crimes honors those that protect the world from cyber criminals. The mission of the CCU Investigation squads are to conduct and assist in investigations where computers, networks, telecommunication devices, and other technological instruments are the vehicle or target for the commission of criminal acts against network resources critical to the function of corporate or government entities.

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Cigar News: Protocol Announces Protocol Pool Party Year 1

Protocol Cigars (Cubariqueno Cigar Company) has announced a new limited edition cigar called the Protocol Pool Party Year 1. Like all other Protocol cigars, they are rolled at Erik Espinosa’s La Zona Factory in Esteli, Nicaragua. It comes in one size, a Corona Gordo: 5 5/8 X 46. Protocol Pool Party Year 1 comes in paper bundles of 10, and only 100 bundles were produced. The packaging is remeniscent of summer time pool parties.

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Blind Cigar Review: Cubariqueño | Protocol Official Misconduct Corona Gorda Score 89%

Blind Cigar Review: Cubariqueño | Protocol Official Misconduct Corona Gorda

“This was an enjoyable cigar from start to finish. There were constant surprises in the profile from the pre-light all the way to the nub. It progressed the way I like for cigars to smoke. It started out with very pleasing flavors, and developed more, and different ones as it went along. The strength started out close to medium, and slowly progressed to finish solidly as medium full. This would pair well with bourbon or rum, and smokers with a little experience will get the most from it.” -Kevin A. (Kevin A.)

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Blind Cigar Review: Cubariqueño | Protocol Themis Corona Gorda Score 91%

Blind Cigar Review: Cubariqueño | Protocol Themis Corona Gorda

“Overall, a tasty cigar when you want something similar to a nice glass of bourbon. Mild-medium in body, this blend exemplifies tasty notes of vanilla, oak, and bourbon like sweetness. Easy to smoke from top to bottom, this is an easy recommendation for a well balanced smoke that can be enjoyed anytime without any reservations for a relaxing experience.” -John A. (Bostoneo)

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Blind Cigar Review: Cubariqueño | Protocol Sir Robert Peel Natural Toro Score 89%

Blind Cigar Review: Cubariqueño | Protocol Sir Robert Peel Natural Toro

“Overall this was a decent smoke with the first half being my favorite. Rich buttery notes dominated the profile throughout and provided ample amounts of deliciousness for nearly and hour and a half. Recommended for those who enjoy mild and medium bodied sticks, this would be a good staple to add to almost any aficionados humidor. ” -John A. (Bostoneo)

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