Espinosa Cigars has shipped the latest release of its 601 La Bomba Warhead series, the Warhead IX.

This is a Nicaraguan puro highlighted by a broadleaf wrapper. This year the Warhead IX is a 6 x 56 perfecto. It will be packaged in ten-count boxes with a total allocation of 5,000 boxes. Pricing is set at $13.00 per cigar. The cigar is produced at AJ Fernandez’s San Lotano factory.

“You know it’s PCA time when Warhead appears. Year in and year out, our customers look forward to this release. It’s a great cigar, in yet another great vitola,” commented Erik Espinosa in a press release.

While the cigar is shipping prior to the 2023 PCA Trade Show, any remaining boxes are expected be made available at PCA.

The following is a list of the 601 La Bomba Warhead releases:

Warhead (2013): 6 1/2 x 54
Warhead II (2014): 5 1/2 x 56
Warhead III (2016): 7 1/2 x 38
Warhead IV (2018): 6 x 48
Warhead V (2019): 6 x 52
Warhead VI (2020): 5 x 58 (rounded figurado)
Warhead VII (2021): 7 x 50
Warhead VIII (2022): 6 x 60
Warhead IX (2023): 6 x 56