La Gloria Cubana is proud to announce its second collaboration with the renowned family-owned El Titán de Bronze Cigar Factory. This latest release, named “La Gloria Cubana Eighth Street,” pays tribute to the brand’s origins in Miami’s iconic Little Havana district. Developed in collaboration with Justin Andrews and blended by the expert team at El Titán de Bronze, this limited-edition Maduro release captures the essence of La Gloria’s heritage and showcases the craftsmanship of the Cuban expatriate cigar rollers.
A Celebration of Heritage:
Justin Andrews, reflecting on the collaboration, expressed his pleasure in working with Sandy Cobas and her team to create a new expression of La Gloria Cubana Eighth Street. This cigar proudly represents the brand’s dedication to its Little Havana roots and is proudly made in the USA. Staying true to the classic La Gloria profile, the blend aims to replicate a Cubanesque smoking experience through the cigar’s size. It is a rich and complex smoke that honors the resilience of the cigar-making tradition, offering enthusiasts a truly memorable smoking experience.
Sandy Cobas, owner of El Titán de Bronze, also expressed her excitement about the collaboration. As one of Calle Ocho’s (Eighth Street) biggest success stories, La Gloria Cubana has always been a brand admired by Cobas and her team. The opportunity to blend a second Eighth Street Cigar is a chance to continue honoring the Cuban expatriate cigar rollers who practice their craft in Miami, particularly at El Titán de Bronze. By keeping the traditions of their homeland alive, they contribute to the enduring legacy of the brand.
An Exquisite Smoking Experience:
La Gloria Cubana Eighth Street showcases a full-bodied blend crafted with a combination of Dominican and Nicaraguan tobaccos. The blend is enveloped in a luscious Ecuadorian Habano Oscuro wrapper, while a Nicaraguan binder completes the composition. The result is a robust smoking experience that delights the palate with nuanced flavors of espresso, leather, and spice. This cigar truly embodies the essence of La Gloria Cubana, delivering a taste that honors the brand’s rich heritage.
Craftsmanship in Little Havana:
La Gloria Cubana Eighth Street is meticulously crafted at the El Titan de Bronze factory, located on Calle Ocho (Eighth Street) in Miami’s vibrant Little Havana district. This historical and culturally significant location adds an extra layer of authenticity to the cigar-making process. The cigars are presented in exquisite 10-count wooden boxes, providing a fitting showcase for this special release. Retailers can expect the shipment to arrive in early September, ensuring enthusiasts can enjoy this exceptional smoking experience during the upcoming season.
Available Sizes and Pricing:
La Gloria Cubana Eighth Street is available in the following size:
* La Gloria Cubana Eighth Street Corona Grande (6.5″ x 48) – Suggested Retail Price (SRP) per cigar: $22.99
Distribution and Final Thoughts:
La Gloria Cubana cigars, including the highly anticipated Eighth Street release, are distributed by Forged Cigar Company. This collaboration with El Titán de Bronze exemplifies the dedication to craftsmanship and heritage that both brands embody. As you explore the rich flavors and complexity of La Gloria Cubana Eighth Street, you embark on a journey that celebrates the resilience of the Cuban cigar-making tradition and the enduring legacy of La Gloria Cubana. Be sure to secure your supply of this limited-edition release and savor the taste of tradition, expertly crafted in Miami’s Little Havana.