Acme Cigar Co. will be adding a variety of sizes to its original lines, as well as one new brand.

The company’s Premier Ecuador and San Andres line will both receive four new sizes: Petite Corona (4 1/2 x 42, $5.40), Corona (5 1/2 x 44, $7.40), Lancero (7 x 38, n/a) and 6 x 60 ($9.40). Three sizes will come in boxes of 20, while the Petite Corona comes in boxes of 24.

Premier Ecuador uses an Ecuadorian habano wrapper over Mexican San Andrés broadleaf and Estelí criollo binders, along with fillers from the Dominican Republic and Nicaragua. As for Premier San Andrés, it uses a San Andrés broadleaf wrapper, San Andrés broadleaf and Estelí habano binders and four Nicaraguan fillers.

Both sizes debuted last year in three sizes.

The other Acme line from last year, Route 66, will also receive a variety of extensions: Pit Stop (3 x 52, $3.75), Roadster (4 1/2 x 42, $4.90), Coupe (5 1/2 x 44, $5.90), Dragster (7 x 38, n/a) and Cruiser (6 x 60, $8.40).  Most sizes will come in boxes of 20 except for the Roadster, 24-count, and Pit Stop, 30-count.

Route 66 uses an Ecuadorian habano wrapper over a criollo wrapper from Jalapa, Nicaragua and fillers from the Dominican Republic, Mexico and Nicaragua.

The company will also have another new cigar named after another famous American highway, Route 1, with the vitolas taking inspiration from cars.

It’s described as a Connecticut blend and it will be offered in nine sizes: Quick Stop (3 x 52, $4), Jalopy (4 1/2 x 42, $6.15), T-Bucket (5 1/2 x 44, $5.90), Super Sport (5 x 50, $6.65), Sedan (7 x 48, $7.15), Rail Job (7 x 38, n/a), The Hog (6 x 54, $7.65), Dually (8 1/2 x 52, $8.15) and Wide Load (6 x 60, $8.15).

With the exception of Jalopy, 24-count, and Quick Stop, 30-count), all cigars will come in 20-count boxes.

The new cigars will debut at next week’s IPCPR Convention & Trade Show in Las Vegas.

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