October 2023

Florida-based internet cigar retailer Gotham Cigars is unveiling its second series of cigars, aptly named “5 Boroughs,” in homage to the vibrant city of New York. This follows their initial line of cigars, the “Flatbush Cigar Co.Gotham Cigars collaborates with Tabacalera Pages in Nicaragua for the production of these cigars, featuring three distinct lines within the “5 Boroughs” series:

212: This cigar boasts an Ecuadorian Connecticut-seed wrapper, complemented by an Ecuadorian Habano binder, and a blend of fillers hailing from Condega, Estelí, and Jalapa.
Bowery: Encased in a Mexican San Andrés Maduro wrapper, this cigar incorporates an Ecuadorian Habano binder and fillers from Condega, Estelí, and Jalapa.
Chelsea: With an Ecuadorian Habano wrapper, this cigar pairs it with a Habano binder from Jalapa, Nicaragua, and fillers sourced from Condega, Estelí, and Ometepe.

Each of these three blends is available in the same three vitolas:

5 Boroughs 212/Bowery/Chelsea Toro (6 x 50) — Priced at $3.80 (Bundle of 10, $37.99)
5 Boroughs 212/Bowery/Chelsea Churchill (7 x 50) — Priced at $4 (Bundle of 10, $39.99)
5 Boroughs 212/Bowery/Chelsea Gordo (6 x 60) — Priced at $4 (Bundle of 10, $39.99)

The names of these lines pay tribute to the iconic locations in New York City, with Bowery and Chelsea drawing inspiration from Manhattan neighbourhoods, while 212 references the city’s original area code.

Manny Balani, owner of Gotham Cigars, expressed his excitement, saying, “We have been so fortunate over the last 23 plus years to have created a successful cigar retail business that has allowed us to learn and experience what cigar quality and craftsmanship is all about. 5 Boroughs is a reflection of what we have learned, and honours the amazing art that is premium cigar making. We are so proud of these cigars and are anxious for consumers to try them. And don’t let the value pricing fool you, these are cigars that will rival much more expensive offerings.”

Gotham Cigars reports that these cigars are already in the process of being shipped, promising an enticing and cost-effective cigar experience for enthusiasts.

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