General Cigar Company has announced it is adding the Punch Knuckle Buster Maduro, a maduro counterpart to the original Punch Knuckle Buster Habano released in February 2020.
The Punch Knuckle Buster line is a value-priced offering under the Punch brand. The Knuckle Buster Maduro consists of a Connecticut Broadleaf wrapper, Indonesian binder, and all Nicaraguan fillers The cigars are available in three sizes: Robusto, Toro, and Gordo. The Robusto and Toro are presented in 25-count boxes while the Gordo is presented in 20-count boxes. Production comes from the HATSA factory in Honduras. The cigars are scheduled to ship on March 1st. Pricing ranges from $5.19 to $6.19 per cigar.
“We created Punch Knuckle Buster to be a ‘go to’ for smokers who wanted a well-made, no-nonsense blend at an accessible price. With Knuckle Buster Maduro, we’re at it again, this time adding a little more ‘punch.’ This is a cigar that delivers on all fronts: strength, complexity, balance and above all, enjoyment,” said John Hakim, brand manager for Punch in a press release.
At a glance, here is a look at the Punch Knuckle Buster Maduro:
Blend and Origin
Wrapper: Connecticut Broadleaf
Country of Origin: Honduras
Factory: Honduras-American Tobacco S.A. (HATSA)
Robusto: 5 x 52 (SRP $5.19 per cigar)
Toro: 6 x 50 (SRP $5.69 per cigar)
Gordo: 6 x 60 (SRP $6.19 per cigar)
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