The Asylum 9 is off to stores.

It’s the third in Asylum’s anniversary series of cigars—the first was called Asylum Seven, the second was named Asylum 8—with each number corresponding to the anniversary Asylum is celebrating this year. As with the Seven and 8, there are two sizes—they’ve been the same for every release so far—and each comes in a coffin.

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  • Asylum 9 11/18 (6 x 48/54/48) — $20.30 (Box of 20, $406)
  • Asylum 9 7 x 70 — $25.30 (Box of 20, $506)

Blend-wise, it’s a Honduran puro that is being produced at The CLE Factory in Danlí, Honduras. If that sounds familiar, it’s the same story as the Asylum 8, though Asylum says the blends are different. Each vitola is limited to 1,000 boxes of 20 cigars.

Charlie Minato

I am an editor and co-founder of halfwheel.com/Rueda Media, LLC. I previously co-founded and published TheCigarFeed, one of the two predecessors of halfwheel. I handle the editing of our written content, the majority of the technical aspects of the site and work with the rest of our staff on content management, business development and more. I’ve lived in most corners of the country and now entering my second stint in Dallas, Texas. I enjoy boxing, headphones, the Le Mans 24-hour, wearing sweatshirts year-round and gyros. echte liebe.