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CAO

CAO Estelí

For its contribution to the 2018 Tobacconists’ Association of America (TAA) Exclusive Series Program, General Cigar Co. released a new cigar for its CAO brand,...
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CAO Amazon Anaconda

General Cigar Co. has not gotten credit for the job it has done with CAO. When the company took over the brand in 2011, the...
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CAO 65th Anniversary Esen

While the name may say anniversary, this cigar is all about a birthday, that of Cano A. Ozgener. For those not familiar with Ozgener, he...
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CAO Amazon Basin (2016)

The 2014 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show brought news of a unique new release for General Cigar Co. Named CAO Amazon Basin, the blend included a...
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CAO Mx2 Rabid Reindeer

The winter holiday season is closing in quick, and historically that has meant additions to the CAO “Holiday Series” that was started back in 2013...
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CAO Pilón Robusto

If you’ve dug into the process of making a cigar, you’ve undoubtedly heard the world pilón, the term for a pile of tobacco that is...
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CAO Wicked Winter

In 2013, General Cigar Co. added a pair of holiday-themed CAOs each with a somewhat evil personality. The cigars sold well, better than General expected...
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CAO Pilón Robusto

While researching tobaccos and techniques for the newest addition to the CAO Classic Series, the brand’s blending team—headed by Agustin Garcia and Rick Rodriguez—came across...
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CAO Mx2 Rabid Reindeer

Christmas season has come again, and for the second year in a row General Cigar Co. has released special holiday themed line extensions, this time...
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CAO Gold Nasty Nutcracker

Last year, General Cigar Co. commemorated the Christmas season by releasing two limited edition extensions to its La Traviata line with “holiday” themes: Angry Santa...
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CAO Cyclone

For what many consumers might think of as a big, mainstream brand like CAO, it has been on a tear of releasing small batch, limited...
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