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TPE 2020: Lotus Debuts New Margaritaville Lighters

We caught up with Alan Gold from Lotus / Vertigo where he showcased a couple of new lighters with the Margaritaville branding. These new lighters showcase Jimmy Buffet inspired looks with the saying It’s 5 o’clock Somewhere which is the mantra of Barry. The lighters feature a cool window into the patented big ass tank as you can see in the video.

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Falcons Owner Gifts Patriots & Rams Owners Gifts Featuring Vertigo Lighters

The big game provided some nice exposure for the cigar industry.  After the Patriots victory, several national newscasts showed Patriots owner Robert Kraft handing out cigars to celebrate the victory. We reviewed the Padron 50 Years yesterday but that was not the only cigar related item on display. The Vertigo Valet Lighter, along with cigars from both Drew Estate and Davidoff were also featured in 2 different special limited edition gift sets given to family […]

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IPCPR 2018 – Vertigo

It’s 5’oclock somewhere is one of the most iconic phrases when it comes to drinking and it comes to us via Jimmy Buffet. Released at TAA earlier this year Vertigo partnered up with Jimmy Buffet to create a really cool line of lighters and ashtrays that you don’t need to be a parakeet to enjoy. Vertigo makes our favorite lighters in the industry with a big ass tank that might be rebranded to fat ass tank, […]

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Lotus Teams Up With Margaritaville and Sandshark

The Lotus Group and Vertigo by Lotus, in partnership with Lifestyle Brands, LLC, will make a splash at the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association convention with a new line of co-branded Margaritaville and LandShark cigarware. As the exclusive global licensee for Margaritaville and LandShark cigarware, the company will debut pocket, table, waterproof and extendable lighters, cigar cutters and ashtrays that include lyrics from songs by singer, songwriter and best-selling author Jimmy Buffett.  “Our […]

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IPCPR 2017: Lotus Group (Vertigo)

If you listen to The Cigar Authority every week you know we light our cigars with Vertigo Lighters. If you don’t listen shame on you. Each week Mr. Jonathan tells us about the patented big ass tank, and Dave Garofalo often questions whether or not that is real or not. Well we sat down with the National Sales Manager who answers the question once and for all as he shows us one of the newest […]

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Vertigo Cyclone 2 – Torch Lighter Review

Out of my stockpile of cigar lighters, there’s always one that I keep within arms reach. The Vertigo Cyclone 2 by Lotus is a workhorse that just won’t quit. It’s a dependable tool that’s great for all day use. It has a few nice features that make this lighter something special. I’ve had this torch for about 6 months now, and I’ve purchased a few more as gifts for my friends since then. It’s been […]

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