At the 2016 IPCPR Trade Show, E.P. Carrillo launched a new line known as Original Rebel. The inspiration for this line came from Alan Rubin of Alec Bradley referred to EPC brand owner Ernesto Perez-Carrillo as “the original rebel”.  The name struck a cord with Perez-Carrillo and he decided to launch a new line called “Original Rebel”. This new line features a natural offering know as Original Rebel Maverick and and a maduro offering known as ” Rebellious.


The blend Original Rebel Maverick consists of an Ecuadorian wrapper over Nicaraguan binder and filler. Meanwhile Original Rebel Rebellious utilizes a Connecticut Broadleaf wrapper over an Ecuadorian binder and Nicaraguan filler. Both cigars are offered in three sizes: 5 1/2 x 52, 6 1/2 x 54, and 7 1/2 x 56. Each of the sizes are offered in ten count boxes.

Under the restructuring of the E.P. Portfolio, the Original Rebel blends have been aligned into the Dimension Series.This series also includes the recently released small size Interlude by E.P. Carrillo and large ring gauge INCH by E.P. Carrillo

At a glance, here is a look at the Original Rebel by E.P. Carrillo:

Original Rebel Maverick

Wrapper: Ecuadorian
Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Nicaraguan
Country of Origin: Dominican Republic (Tabacalera La Alianza)

Maverick 52: 5 1/2 x 52 (SRP $9.00)
Maverick 54: 6 1/2 x 54 (SRP $10.50)
Maverick 56: 7 1/2 x 56 (SRP $11.00)

Original Rebel Rebellious

Wrapper: Connecticut Broadleaf
Binder: Ecuadorian
Filler: Nicaraguan
Country of Origin: Dominican Republic (Tabacalera La Alianza)

Rebellious 52: 5 1/2 x 52 (SRP $10.00)
Rebellious 54: 6 1/2 x 54 (SRP $11.50)
Rebellious 56: 7 1/2 x 56 (SRP $12.00)

Photo Credits: Cigar Coop