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Previously revealed in January, the E.P. Carrillo Pledge Firecracker is now shipping to United Firecracker Retailers. In 2007, the Firecracker line was born. The first cigar on the market with a long piece of tobacco at the head shaped like a ‘wick’ or ‘fuse’ to capture its name; Firecracker. After a few years on the market, the limited release Firecrackers came to life as United Cigars collaborated with a new manufacturer every year to create a celebration cigar for our nation’s Independence Day. This year, United Cigars has partnered with E.P. Carrillo to create the Pledge Firecracker

Awarded the #1 Cigar of the Year by Cigar Aficionado in 2020, the E.P. Carrillo Pledge is described as a zesty, spicy, woody cigar that tantalizes the consumers palate. A cigar that has a lasting creamy finish with a rich aromatic profile. Firecracker fans are in for a truly powerful smoking experience.

“Our Pledge is a fantastic blend for the United Firecracker collaboration,” said Ernesto Perez-Carrillo of E.P. Carrillo. “We have seen the United Firecracker and their limited releases grow in the marketplace so when we first discussed the project, we all knew it would perfect.”

E.P. Firecracker

Factory: Tabacalera La Alianza S.A.

Wrapper: U.S.A. Connecticut Habano

Binder: Ecuador

Filler: Nicaragua

Vitola: 3 ½ x 50

Box Count: 20 Cigars

MSRP: $7.00/$140.00

Production: 1,000 Boxes of 20/20,000 Cigars

“The wrapper draws you in immediately and once you light up you know you’re in for a ride,” said Oliver Nivaud of United Cigars. “We are honored to work with a legend in our industry, and to have this blend represented in our Firecracker format. Let’s Light Up The Skies!”

The E.P. Carrillo Pledge Firecracker is now shipping to United Firecracker Retailers. Retailers looking to become a United Firecracker Retailer for future limited edition projects should contact their local United Cigars representative, visit, or @UnitedCigars on social media.



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