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E. P. Carrillo

E.P. Carrillo 2018 TAA Exclusive Cigar Review

For the first time Ernesto Perez-Carrillo has joined the TAA Limited Edition family. The EPC TAA Exclusive was made available to the 8o or so retailers that make up the Tobacconist Association of America at the annual meeting. The meeting this year was held at the end of April in La Romana, Dominican Republic. This week Two Guys Smoke Shop, a member of TAA received their shipment of this exclusive cigar. Cigar Review: E.P. Carrillo 2018 […]

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Pre-Release: E.P. Carrillo Short Run 2016 Cigar Review

Yesterday I had a chance to sit down with David Spirt and Taylor Hall from E.P. Carrillo who stopped by Two Guys Smoke Shop while in New Hampshire. During the course of the visit, I was gifted a pre-release of the Short Run 2016 which is scheduled to ship to retailers in early May. There are a few things new about this year’s release and the most noticeable is the band which is the first […]

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WE HAVE A WINNER of our 1st Back of the Band Contest!

Congratulations to Larry VanDeventer from New Hampshire who answered all “The Back of the Bands” correctly, Twenty-seven out of Twenty-seven…a perfect score! Larry is a true “Cigar Authority”!

Thank you to all the folks who participated, I was shocked how close some of you got and how good you are, this was not an easy line-up, but it was Larry and Larry alone who got them all. So for Larry, with our complements is a priceless box of Tatuaje M-80 cigars.

Here are the correct answers and a visual…

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INCH = 64/64th of an inch across

Ernesto Carrillo helped pioneer the big ring gauge trend 15 years ago, and with the INCH Series, they’re aiming to set the new standard for flavor in big ring gauges.

The INCH Series will initially come in 3 sizes – 60, 62, and 64 ring gauge – and two wrapper varieties: Natural (Ecuador Sumatra) and Maduro (Connecticut Broadleaf).Each inch will retail from $8 – $10 per cigar.

The signature size of the line and inspiration for the name is the 64 ring gauge. One ring gauge equals 1/64th of an inch so the 64 ring gauge is exacly

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