The Big Papi Firecracker is back for a new baseball season, named after Red Sox Hall of Famer David Ortiz. But while Ortiz was a brawny 6’3 plus-size, the Firecracker ($7.99) is a 3.5 x 50 slugger, featuring a Mexican San Andres wrapper, Dominican Negrito binder and Dominican Criollo 98, Nicaraguan Jalapa and Pennsylvania Broadleaf filler.
Presented in boxes of 20 cigars, the Big Papi Firecracker features a QR Code with a ‘thank you’ video from Ortiz, who played in the majors for 20 years and retired after the 2016 season.
The Firecracker was first released in 2021. This special edition Big Papi Firecracker is a variation of the Slugger line by Artista with an added boost to the blend from third-generation owner Ram Rodriguez.
“This Firecracker is a unique vitola and for a Big Papi Firecracker it had to be special,” Rodriguez said in a press release. “I wanted tobacco that was grown in the Dominican in the 60’s and Dominican Negrito was that tobacco.”
This Big Papi Firecracker rerelease is the last production available for 2023 and is available in limited quantities. Retailers should contact their local United Cigars representative or visit www.UnitedCigarGroup.com.