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Murcielago Lancero

It’s not quite the legend of the Phoenix, but the Murcielago brand could certainly merit some comparisons to the famous bird that rose from the...
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Rocky Patel TAVICUSA Toro

It’s made at Rocky’s factory.  No, you mean Plasencia’s factory. For many years, the more knowledgeable cigar smokers would enjoy correcting people about that fact. Yes,...
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Revamped Murciélago Heading to Retailers

The bat is back, again. Muciélago is once again heading to stores, this time coming from an A.J. Fernández factory It’s the third incarnation of...
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Puro Sabor 2016: Day 3

I was on my way downstairs when I saw Gustavo Cura of Oliva Tobacco Co. trying to find his room. Like many, he had been...
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Murcielago Noir

Tell someone that the bat is returning, and they may think there’s another Batman movie in the works, but tell a cigar smoker who remembers...
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Tabaquero by Hamlet Paredes Scheduled for September

Last year, a prominent British retailer and friend of Rocky Patel reached out to the cigar maker. He needed a favor. There was a cigar...
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Espinosa Cigars to Relaunch Murcielago at IPCPR (Update)

Espinosa Cigars has announced plans to bring back the Murcielago brand, which traces its history back to 2009 and United Tobacco/EO Brands, the company owned...
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New BSB Sampler from Rocky Patel Honors Bernie Parent’s Historic Seasons

Forty years ago, the Philadelphia Flyers were dominating hockey. Manning the net for the Broad Street Bullies was Bernie Parent, who put together one of the...
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Rocky Patel Catch Twenty-Two Ships; Prohibition on the Way

The final two new products introduced by Rocky Patel Premium Cigars at the IPCPR Convention & Trade Show are on their way to retailers. Last...
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Rocky Patel Platinum Robusto (Prerelease)

Rocky Patel brought six new lines to the 2013 IPCPR trade show and convention, and while none of them were described as the flagship release...
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News: 601 & Murcielago Production Move to Two New Factories

It’s been three months since Erik Espinosa took control of the 601 and Murcielago brands after the dissolution of EO Brands, and he’s now confirmed...
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