Back in July, Brooks reviewed a cigar that he came across “tucked inside the La Aurora booth at IPCPR 2012” from a company who had been sending out letters to retailers and media outlets (including halfwheel) announcing Projekt Rapture. The company? Viva Republica. The cigar? The Rapture, which promised “intense flavor with a medium-to-full body.” [...]
Viva Republica is a fairly new brand produced out of La Aurora’s E. León Jimenes Tabacalera factory in the Dominican Republic. Its first release, the Rapture, was launched at the IPCPR show in 2012 and the company has quite a few more blends in the pipeline for release in 2013. We broke the news on Guerrilla [...]
Jason Holly of Viva Republica will be the latest to enter the small and full market when his latest cigar, Guerrilla Warfare, lands in retailers in mid-April. The 4 x 41 Petit Corona and the Rapture Maduro are only two of the handful of products Holly is working on, the former will likely be the [...]
Tucked inside the La Aurora booth at IPCPR 2012 will be a new brand, Viva Republica. The company is owned by Jason Holly and over the last few years he has been working on bringing Viva Republica to life—something that will come to fruition at IPCPR. Charlie broke the news on most the details last [...]
Republica Cigars began distribution of its announcement regarding its upcoming Rapture release. Retailers are expected to begin receiving similar letters in print and stamped form in the near future.
As was mentioned yesterday, Republica Cigars will be launching its first line, Rapture, at IPCPR 2012. The cigars are made at La Aurora’s E. León Jimenes Tabacalera factory in the Dominican Republic for Jason Holly, who also owns El Humidor in Northern Pennsylvania. Rapture uses a Cuban-seed Ecuadorian wrapper over a blend comprised of tobaccos from [...]