Jeremy Jack Cigars is a brand founded by Wyoming retailer Brady Hayek. Hayek named the company as a tribute to his father who was named Jeremy Jack Hayek. To handle production, Hayek works with Aganorsa Leaf’s Tabacos de Valle Jalapa S.A. (TABSA) factory in Estelí, Nicaragua. Last year the company came into its first IPCPR Trade Show and launched seven lines – making a big impression. In fact, we identified Jeremy Jack as one of the revelations of the 2017 Trade Show when it came to new companies. This year it was more about continuing to develop those brands.
The newest release was a lancero line extension to the JJ14 line, the company’s Ecuadorian Connecticut Shade line. It’s a cigar that actually was released earlier this spring. Jeremy Jack is one of the few companies to have an Ecuadorian Connecticut Shade release out of TABSA (others being Aganorsa Leaf, Illusione, and Warped). I believe JJ14 is the only line that has an Ecuadorian Connecticut Lancero out of TABSA. The JJ14 Lancero measures 7 1/4 x 40. In addition to the Ecuadorian Connecticut wrapper, the remainder of the blend consists of Aganorsa farm tobaccos.
While not on display, Hayek says the El Chapo line, the full-bodied Nicaraguan puro currently available in a 4 x 60 size will soon see a 6 x 60 size.
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