Foundation Cigar Company — which was founded by Nicholas Melillo and recently launched its first cigar brand, El Güegüense — has announced that that brand will begin shipping to U.S. retailers over the next week and a half.
According to a press release issued today, “The cigars will be available in twenty-five count boxes in five traditional sizes. The varieties will include a 5 ½ x 50 Robusto, a 5 5/8 x 46 Corona Gorda, a 6 x 56 Toro Huaco, a 7 x 48 Churchill, and a 6 1/4 x 52 Torpedo. The cigars will be priced in the retail range of $9-$13 USD.”
Foundation officially launch the brand Sept. 26 at Mickey Blake’s Tobacconist in Milford, Connecticut. Each attendee will receive an El Güegüense Corona Gorda. There will also be raffles for prizes including cigars and original Nicaraguan paintings. Onyx Moonshine will be serving Connecticut-made Secret Stash Whiskey and preparing cocktails at the event.