Drew Estate Announces “Pope of Greenwich Village” Cigar As Part of Smoke Inn Microblend Series

Drew Estate Announces “Pope of Greenwich Village” Cigar As Part of Smoke Inn Microblend Series

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Miami, FL – Drew Estate announced today that they would be participating in Smoke Inn’s Microblend series with a new cigar named “Pope of Greenwich Village”. The new cigar will be released in Spring 2015 and will be available through Smoke Inn’s South Florida-based retail stores and website.

The “Pope of Greenwich Village” will be offered in a 6×40 panatela vitola and sold in Soft Pack 10s (pictured below). The MSRP for the 10-pack will be $85.00, with a single cigar price of $8.50. The blend features a Mexican San Andres wrapper with Connecticut Stalk Cut Habano binder and Brazilian Mata Fina and Nicaragua fillers.

The cigar was blended by Willy Herrera, Drew Estate’s Master Blender, who had this to say about the blend: “This cigar will appeal to fans of our other maduro blends, including Undercrown, Nica Rustica, MUWAT, and Liga Privada. Anyone who has smoked cigars that I’ve blended knows I like spice, but I didn’t go overboard here. The blend is balanced, bold, and just really good. The small ring gauge definitely amplifies the flavor, and I think this is a winner.”

The “Pope of Greenwich Village” cigar will receive a pre-release launch at Smoke Inn’s private VIP Dinner on February 20, 2015, the night before their annual event, The Great Smoke. Approximately 100 5-packs will be given to attendees of the VIP dinner, held at Ruth’s Chris Steak House of West Palm Beach.

When asked about the release, Abe Dababneh, the owner and founder of Smoke Inn, commented that, “I’m very excited to have my friends at Drew Estate joining us in Smoke Inn’s Microblend series. Drew Estate’s new Microblend has been a long time coming, but it was worth the wait. They really delivered with the ‘Pope of Greenwich Village’. This is a great cigar, meaty, earthy, and tasty. I’m sure they’ll sell out quick, so make sure to grab your pre-order before it’s too late.”

For any questions about the “Pope of Greenwich Village” by Drew Estate, please email Johnny Brooke at jbrooke@drewestate.com.

About Drew Estate, Inc.

Founded in New York City in 1996, Drew Estate has become one of the fastest growing tobacco companies in the world. Under their mantra “The Rebirth of Cigars”TM, Drew Estate has led The “Boutique Cigar” movement by innovating new elements to the tobacco industry with their unique tobaccos and blending styles that have attracted new and traditional cigar enthusiasts. In their Gran Fabrica Drew Estate, the Nicaraguan headquarters, Drew Estate produces a variety of brands such as ACID, Herrera Estelí, Kentucky Fired Cured, Liga Privada, MUWAT, Natural by Drew Estate, Nica Rustica, Tabak Especial, UnderCrown, and Java by Drew Estate.

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