When you mention Ernesto Perez Carrillo today, the first thing you thing of is big ring cigars like INCH. For those who have been smoking as long as I have, EPC is The Godfather of cigars. It was his company, El Credito in Miami that created the Dominican version La Gloria Cubana before it was sold to General Cigar. Today EPC continues to do his thing with a company based in Miami and cigars made in […]
While I know we just reviewed an EPC cigar on Friday, I am opting to review another one today. The EPC La Historia was released in 2014 by Ernesto Perez Carrillo. If you don’t know the name, you should as he created La Gloria Cubana from a small factory in Miami, Florida back in 1990. In 1999, he would sell his business to General cigar before leaving them in 2009 and starting up EPC Cigar […]
Reaching into my humidor of new releases, I pulled out the EP Carrillo La Historia. The cigar was introduced at the 2014 IPCPR and comes in 3 sizes. The box pressed cigar is offered in El Senador (5 3/8 x 52), Doña Elena (6 1/8 x 50) and E-III (6 7/8 x 54). It is the first box pressed cigar offered by EP Carrillo. Cigar: EP Carrillo La Historia Size: Dona Elena (6 1/8 x 50) Wrapper: San Andreas Binder: Ecuador Sumatra Filler: Dominican, […]
Mr. Jonathan got to sit down with Ernesto Perez Carrillo who introduced us to the 3 new cigars coming from EP Carrillo. These include the 5th Year Anniversary, La Historia and the EPC Inch Corojo. The bands on the 5th Year Anniversary and La Historia appear to be stunning and we look forward to getting our hands on these for review.