The ApolloDani cigar is coming back.

At next month’s 2024 PCA Convention & Trade Show, Powstanie will show off the fourth size of its relatively new Powstanie Connecticut line. The Powstanie Connecticut Corona Gorda “Justice” measures 5 1/2 x 46 and was first made nearly a decade ago, though only 100 cigars were made and packaged with a blue and pink band that said “ApolloDani.” Those cigars were created to celebrate the birth of the middle child of Mike Szczepankiewicz, co-founder of Powstanie.

Last year, Powstanie released the Powstanie Connecticut blend as a regular production offering. It uses an Ecuadorian Connecticut-seed wrapper over a Pennsylvania broadleaf binder and fillers from Nicaragua. The Powstanie Connecticut blend was based on the ApolloDani, which was blended at Fábrica de Tabacos Nica Sueño S.A. nearly a decade ago.

“When working with a factory, I highly recommend you work with a factory that actually keeps records of your blends from close to a decade ago and can recreate that blend to a T,” said Szczepankiewicz in a press release.

The Connecticut Corona Gorda “Justice” will have an MSRP of $13.50 per cigar. It will debut at an April 6 event at Boll Weevil Fine Cigars in Enterprise, Ala., before shipping to stores nationwide. The 2024 PCA Convention & Trade Show takes place March 23-25 in Las Vegas.

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halfwheel's coverage of the 2024 PCA Convention & Trade Show is sponsored by Drew Estate.
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