E.P. Carrillo

E.P. Carrillo Short Run Retro 2022 Long Play

For the 2022 installment of the Short Run line, Ernesto Perez-Carrillo returns to tobacco coming from a country that he hasn’t used in a blend in 14 years.

Perez-Carrillo La Historia Regalias d’Celia

Today’s redux review sees Charlie Minato light up a more than six-years-old Perez-Carrillo La Historia Regalias d’Celia.

Perez-Carrillo Pledge Apogee

“I will never stop working with the best tobaccos and bringing new and innovative blends to you.” That quote from Ernesto Perez-Carrillo Jr. is what…

Perez-Carrillo La Historia Parientes

In 2014, E.P. Carrillo introduced a new line with a name that pays tribute to the Perez-Carrillo family: La Historia, which translates to The History from Spanish….

E.P. Carrillo TAA 2021

In May 2018, E.P. Carrillo showed off its first ever exclusive blend for the Tobacconist’ Association of America (TAA) during the organization’s annual convention. That year…

E.P. Carrillo Short Run Retro 2021 Extended Play

Since launching E.P. Carrillo in 2009, Ernesto Perez-Carrillo Jr. has introduced a plethora of blends, most under his eponymous company’s portfolio, along with a fair…

E.P. Carrillo INCH Ringmaster 5 3/8

Since it debuted in 2012, E.P. Carrillo Cigar Co.’s original INCH line has added a number of different line extensions, including the INCH Maduro, INCH Colorado, INCH…

Perez-Carrillo Encore 656

For the past several years, one of the first clumps of stories about new cigars each year has the same three letters attached to it:…

E.P. Carrillo Pledge Prequel

Earlier this year, E.P. Carrillo announced the newest addition to its Perez-Carrillo Series: Pledge. Following the La Historia and Encore brands—which were introduced in 2014 and…

E.P. Carrillo INCH Edición Limitada 2019

For the first half of its existence, every year would see E.P. Carrillo release an annual limited edition. That started with its first cigar—Edicion Inaugural…

Perez-Carrillo Encore 10th Anniversary

Our annual packaging award list is always an interesting activity for me. All four of us nominate and vote on items and it sheds a…