Rocky Patel Premium Cigars (RPPC) has announced a new vitola to its Hamlet 25th Year line, a Salomon size. The new vitola was shown off at this summer’s IPCPR trade show and will be shipping late October. Like the rest of the line, it was created by Cuban cigar blender and master roller, Hamlet Paredes.
Today, Rocky Patel Premium Cigars (RPPC) announced a new brand the be debuted at the IPCPR trade show in Las Vegas, ALR. ALR stands for Aged, Limited, and Rare. This is the first in the series that plans to run for years to come. The project started three years ago when Rocky blended a special small batch cigar that he would only order a run of 100,000. He decided it would be a good cigars to age and this became the first ALR.
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.
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.
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.
Rocky Patel Premium Cigars (RPPC) has announced a new cigar only available outside the United States. The Rocky Patel Grand Reserve will be displayed at this week’s InterTabac Cigar Show in Dortmund, Germany, and will ship in October.
The packaging for the Fifteenth Anniversary cigar from Rocky Patel Premium Cigars (RPPC) is getting a makeover. These packaging changes will be introduced at the upcoming 2018 IPCPR trade show in Las Vegas. The new look packaging will begin shipping to cigar shops soon after. The blend in the Fifteenth Anniversary cigar will not change.
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"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)
Rocky Patel begins shipping their new Laser Lighters to tobacconists in mid-February. They were unveiled at the IPCPR trade show in July, 2017. The new Laser Lighter designs are branded with Rocky Patel cigar lines including Royale, Fifty-Five, Java Maduro, and Java Red.
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.