Payne-Mason and Garrison Brothers Distillery have announced a new line of cigars including one that has been infused with Garrison Brothers bourbon.

There are four separate cigars, each featuring a different blend. The Garrison Toro Golden (6 x 52, $16.50) uses a five-year-old Connecticut shade wrapper whereas the Toro Maduro (6 x 52, $16.50) uses an eight-year-old maduro wrapper. There’s also a Toro Barber—once again a 6 x 52 toro with an MSRP of $16.50—that uses a five-year-old Connecticut shade wrapper and a six-year-old Dominican corojo wrapper. All three cigars use an Ecuadorian binder, though none of the filler blends have been disclosed.

The flagship release is the Torpedo Garrison, a 6 x 50 torpedo priced at $19.95. It uses a Dominican corojo wrapper over an Ecuadorian binder and Dominican, Honduran and Nicaraguan fillers. It’s also infused with Garrison Brothers Small Batch Bourbon.

Payne-Mason is a California-based company that sells cigars directly to consumers, including through hand-rolling events. The company claims its cigars are made by “master Cuban rollers.” At the moment, the cigars are being sold directly to consumers via a website, though a public relations representative told halfwheel that the companies “hope to make these available in stores in the future.” A portion of the sales will be donated to Good Bourbon for a Good Cause, a 501c3 charity founded by Garrison Brothers employees and owners, which directs funds to a variety of other charities including those focused on the areas surrounding the distillery, wildlife conservation, and veterans’ causes.

Garrison Brothers received a permit to begin making bourbon in Hye, Texas in 2006, the first permit to be issued to a distillery outside of Kentucky or Tennessee. It joins a variety of other bourbon brands including Blanton’s, Maker’s Mark and Pappy Van Winkle who have all partnered with companies to create branded cigars.

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