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IPCPR 2014: Prometheus

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The Prometheus booth is one of those booths that retailers flock to on day one of the show so they can snap up the limited edition goodies that Keith K. Park has to offer. Prometheus offers a mix of Fuente-made cigars, humidors, lighters, cutters, ashtrays and more that are geared not only to the high-end cigar smoker but also to the cigar collector who values the iconic God of Fire line. In addition, Prometheus offers its own lines of cutters, humidors and cigars under the Sencillo and Angelenos names.

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As for the new products, let’s start with the cigars.

The God of Fire Aniversario is finally here after delays pushed it back from its originally scheduled 2012 release. Three perfectos, Piramide 54 (7 1/ x 54, $29), Piramide 56 (6 1/2 x 46, $26) and Piramide 60 (5 1/2 x 56, $24), all packaged in boxes of 10.

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The annual Opus22 set is back for 2014, limited to just 500 units, and feature three new sizes: the Fuente Fuente OpusX King Power, Fuente Fuente Forbidden X Toro Maduro and Fuente Fuente Forbidden X Churchill Maduro. MSRP is $975.

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This year’s Opus6 release proudly notes the FFOX for CFCF designation on the front of the box, and features six cigars packed in one of three packaging options: black, red or Macassar Ebony. Inside are six cigars: Fuente Fuente OpusX BBMF, Fuente Fuente OpusX Taurus The Bull, Fuente Fuente OpusX 13 Belicoso, Fuente Fuente Forbidden X Toro Maduro, Angel’s Share Toro and Don Arturo Gran AniverXario Toro.

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If you’re looking for something a bit more substantial, there’s the 2014 Limited Edition Fuente Fuente Forbidden X Humidors by Prometheus. The $3,750 humidor package includes eight Fuente Fuente Forbidden X Double Corona, four Fuente Fuente Forbidden X Churchill Maduro, four Fuente Fuente Forbidden X Toro Maduro, four Fuente Fuente OpusX Forbidden X 13 Belicoso, eight Fuente Fuente OpusX Lancero, four Fuente Fuente OpusX BBMF, four Fuente Fuente OpusX Pirámide 56 Especiale, four Fuente Fuente OpusX Taurus The Bull, four Angel’s Share Churchill and four Don Arturo Gran AniverXario Churchill.

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There’s also a new sampler featuring the three God of Fire lines, Serie B, by Don Carlos and by Carlito. Only 1,000 boxes made, with an MSRP of $248.95. Inside there’s one each of God of Fire by Don Carlos, Robusto; God of Fire by Don Carlos, Toro; God of Fire by Don Carlos, Robusto Gordo 56; God of Fire Serie B, Robusto Gordo; God of Fire Serie B, Gran Toro; God of Fire Serie B, Robusto; God of Fire Serie B, Double Robusto; God of Fire by Carlito, Double Robusto; God of Fire by Carlito, Churchill; God of Fire by Carlito, Piramide (MSRP $26.00); and a God of Fire by Carlito, Double Corona.

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For humidor fans, there are some new looks featuring the God of Fire logo as well Prometheus branded offerings.

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First up, the 2014 Limited Edition God of Fire 10th Anniversary humidors, a limited release of 50 humidors split evenly between blue sycamore and red sycamore finishes. The humidors are made in France and measure 20 inches wide, 9 1/4 inches deep and 5.4 inches high, with a listed storage capacity of 150 cigars. Each individual serial-numbered unit includes the French-made Prometheus Optima humidifier and digital hygrometer/thermometer, as well as a certificate of authenticity.

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The new God of Fire travel humidors come in three color options–red, blue and yellow–with 100 units made for each color option. Each unit comes with a protective carrying case and an MSRP of $325.

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There’s a new series of God of Fire lighters and cutters as well, more information can be found here, but know that they are all limited editions, and all have MSRPs under $100.

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And three new ashtray styles, all bone China, each $89.95.

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Prometheus has also launched its own new branded cutter, called Cutted D, which can handle cigars up to a 60 ring gauge. MSRP is $39.99.

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The Sencillo Black cigar line is adding a new size for 2014, the Sencillo Black 2013 Limited Edition, which is a 5 1/2 x 60 Pirámide 60 figuardo vitola. MSRP is $8.95 per cigar. They come ten to a box, with a Nicaraguan viso habana Jalapa wrapper, double binder of viso Habana Honduras and Viso habana Esteli, and a filler of viso Habana Condega, ligero Habana and ligero Jalapa.

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Brooks Whittington
About the author

I have been smoking cigars for over eight years. A documentary wedding photographer by trade, I spent seven years as a photojournalist for the Dallas Morning News and the Fort Worth Star Telegram. I started the cigar blog SmokingStogie in 2008 after realizing that there was a need for a cigar blog with better photographs and more in-depth information about each release. SmokingStogie quickly became one of the more influential cigar blogs on the internet, known for reviewing preproduction, prerelease, rare, extremely hard-to-find and expensive cigars. I am a co-founder of halfwheel and now serve as an editor for halfwheel.

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