On a special episode of HBTC Live, we go Full LaZonaPalooza! We will talk to Héctor Alfonso and Jack Toraño about the event this year, and much more! If you watch live, join in the comments and let us know what you’re smoking and drinking along with us. You can also post questions during the live broadcast and be a part of the conversation.
Espinosa Premium Cigars is teaming up with restaurateur, Emmy Award-winning TV host and cigar smoker, Guy Fieri, to serve up his own line of premium cigars, Knuckle Sandwich. The Knuckle Sandwich line of cigars will be available in two blends. One with a Habano wrapper and the other with a dark Sumatra wrapper, each an original blend crafted exclusively for Guy Fieri. This is a culmination of a project nearly 18 Months in the making.
The 601 Black Toro is a new imagining of a cigar that was pulled from the market by Espinosa many years ago. This new Toro was unveiled at a LaZonaPalooza event hosted by Espinosa Cigars, and officially released at the 2021 PCA Trade Show. The blend is designed to be a full-bodied Connecticut Shade experience that goes above and beyond the more traditional ultra-mild cigars wrapped with a light shade wrapper. Here is Matt's review of the 601 Black Toro.
Since the original release of Sensei's Sensational Sarsaparilla, fans of the cigar have been waiting patiently for more. First launched in the fall of 2014, the 'Sassy' was only the second Cigar Dojo collaboration. The cigar was named for having a distinct flavor note of sarsaparilla root beer, and were made available a 5.5 x 52 belicoso and limited to 1,000 10-count bundles.