There’s another coffee cigar on the market now, but this time it’s a return of an old brand.

In 2009, Oliveros debuted the Kopi Luwak cigar, a blend infused with a unique Indonesian coffee. It’s Kopi Luwak coffee, which is best known for it’s unique bean development, a process where Asian palm civets, a small cat, eat coffee berries and farmers harvest the coffee beans that are found in the cat’s feces. Kopi Luwak coffee is sometimes referred to as “cat poop coffee”—because of the process.

The belief from farmers is that the cats only eat the best berries and their digestion adds to the coffee flavors, largely by removing unwanted qualities. For a time, Kopi Luwak was considered the most expensive coffee, although a farmer who uses elephants to perform a similar process allegedly has more expensive coffee.

As for the cigar, it lost distribution earlier this year, but now it’s back. The Kopi Cigar Co. of Mentor, Ohio has acquired the rights to distribution and is bringing the brand back at the 2015 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show, which begins later this week.

The company says nothing has changed regarding production. It’s still being made at Tabacalera Palma using a Brazilian wrapper, Dominican olor binder and Dominican fillers.

Two sizes are offered a Corona (5 x 42) and Robusto (5 x 50), both of which are box-pressed.

Davidoff is the official sponsor of halfwheel's coverage of the 2015 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show.
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Charlie Minato

I am an editor and co-founder of Media, LLC. I previously co-founded and published TheCigarFeed, one of the two predecessors of halfwheel. I have written about the cigar industry for more than a decade, covering everything from product launches to regulation to M&A. In addition, I handle a lot of the behind-the-scenes stuff here at halfwheel. I enjoy playing tennis, watching boxing, falling asleep to the Le Mans 24, wearing sweatshirts year-round and eating gyros. echte liebe.