March 3, 2014 – 262 Cigars has officially released the name of their upcoming new blend for Spring of 2014. Pre-orders have begun for the Allegiance and they will begin shipping in April.
The initial launch of Allegiance will be comprised of 2 vitolas, Box-Pressed Toro and Robusto and available in 10-count boxes at your local authorized 262 retailer.
(prices will vary based on location)
Box-Pressed Toro: $85.00/10ct box ($8.50/stick)
Robusto: $75.00/10ct box ($7.50/stick)
This new blend is one that Clint Aaron, Founder of 262 Cigars, feels will be enjoyable by folks from every palate. This mild-medium cigar is comprised of a Brazilian Mata-Fina wrapper, Nicaraguan binder and fillers from both Nicaragua and Honduras which make for an effortless and enjoyable smoke.
The Allegiance is produced at the Tabacalera Carreras factory in Estili, (sic) Nicaragua.
The Allegiance name, while stirring many connotations for many people, is 262’s official “line in the sand” campaign. While all of their previous brands have been named in support of their overall cigar revolution theme, Allegiance is meant to take on a stronger tone. State by state, town by town, and at the Federal level too, we are seeing a growing opposition to our cigar culture. Attacks are being made on all sides; industry, tradition, and art. Their intentions are clear, the line has been drawn, and it’s time to declare a side. Inaction does not excuse you from siding with the enemy. So, where does your allegiance lie?