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J.C Newman Honoring Veterans Day with The American

November 10, 2022 By Matthew Tabacco

Tampa, FL- In honor of Veterans Day on Friday, November 11, J.C. Newman Cigar Co. is partnering with 14 premium cigar retailers across the United States for a special promotion featuring The American cigars.  Third and fourth-generation owners Bobby and Drew Newman will personally attend the event at Corona Cigar Co. in Tampa from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday.

“As the first all-American cigar, The American is the perfect cigar to recognize and celebrate the veterans who have served our country,” said fourth-generation owner Drew Newman. “We proudly hand roll The American in our 112-year-old El Reloj cigar factory in Tampa, Florida with heirloom American cigar tobaccos. Not only is every leaf of tobacco grown in the United States but all of the packaging, from the cigar boxes to the cellophane tubes, is made in America as well.”

Each retailer will have a special selection of The American cigars that were rolled with the 2019 crop of Florida Sun Grown wrapper and have been aged for one year.   Each retailer will also be giving away a selection of The American hats and felt pennants, which are also made in the United States.  The grand prize at each store is an authentic Louisville Slugger baseball bat emblazoned with The American shield.

The American is a highly acclaimed medium-bodied cigar.  As J.C. Newman rolls just 160 of them per day, The American is a very special, limited, boutique cigar.  The American received the Cigar Trophy for Best Brand and Cigar from the United States in 2020, 2021, and 2022.

“There is simply no cigar like The American,” said Drew Newman. “We invite cigar enthusiasts to tour our El Reloj cigar factory in Tampa so that we can show you how we hand roll The American and keep America’s historic cigar-making tradition alive.”

The following retailers will be participating:

  • The Cigar Room in Madison, AL

  • Anthony’s Cigar Emporium in Tucson, AZ

  • Corona Cigar Co. in Tampa, FL

  • PCB Cigars in Panama City, FL

  • Timothy’s Fine Cigars in Bay City, MI

  • Just For Him in Springfield, MO

  • Norwood Royal Cigars in Chicago, IL

  • Two Guys Smoke Shop in Nashua, NH

  • Casa del Tabaco in Newark, NJ

  • Havana House in Niles, OH

  • Tinder Box in Rapid City, SD

  • Finck Cigar Company in San Antonio, TX

  • Old Virginia Tobacco Co. in Manassas, VA

  • Winston’s Humidor in Midlothian, VA

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