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Alec Bradley Announces Rerelease of Five Fine & Rare Editions

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Alec Bradley has announced that it will be rereleasing five of its Fine & Rare editions via a set that will recognize the line’s 10th anniversary.

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Inside each box will be five of the following five cigars, all from the original production run:

The company has not announced a release date, other than to say that it will ship by the end of the year, but did say that each set—a total of 25 cigars—will cost $600, with just 500 boxes released. Additionally there will be a “mystery item” inside each box, according to a report by Cigar Aficionado, through which Alec Bradley announced the project.

Fine & Rare debuted in 2011 and has been an annual release for the company, built around the idea of using 10 types of tobacco in a single cigar. The blend changes on a year to year basis, with the size generally around a 6 x 52 toro, though that has varied a bit as well. All of them have been produced at the Raíces Cubanas factory in Danlí, Honduras.

A representative from Alec Bradley has not yet returned an email seeking confirmation of the report’s accuracy as well as additional information, likely due to an exclusivity agreement that Alec Bradley has with the magazine.

Update (July 10, 2020) — Alec Bradley issued a press release about this today; details and images have been added to the story.

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