Cigar Dojo, the first and largest social cigar app, and Espinosa Premium Cigars, a leader in the craft cigar space, announce ‘Psychedelic Turtle,’ a mind-bending project that tastes as loud as it looks.

Espinosa Premium Cigars, led by one of the most engaging personalities in the world of premium cigars—Erik Espinosa—has never been one to shy away from vibrant smoking experiences—both in flavor and design. Teaming with Cigar Dojo, Espinosa’s creative team—Héctor J. Alfonso Sr. and Erik Espinosa Jr.—have headed back to the blending table of the renowned La Zona factory in Estelí.

And now for something completely different. Turn on the black light, crank up the Pink Floyd, and lose yourself in the awesome flavor of the Psychedelic Turtle. Thank me later.Eric Guttormson, owner of Cigar Dojo

Psychedelic Turtle cigar

With the end goal of producing an atypical smoking experience worthy of the project’s colorful name, Psychedelic Turtle took shape through the use of tobaccos from Nicaragua’s northernmost growing regions. High-priming viso and ligero leaves were chosen from both Condega and Jalapa, showcasing a balanced core that is both sweet and spicy. The fillers are then bound in a classic Habano-seed binder and finalized in a unique Brazliian Ballaño wrapper. Psychedelic Turtle arrives in a half-shell-inspired 5″ x 56 robusto grande format that has been box-pressed—simultaneously delivering smokers a pleasing draw and giving due diligence to the cigar’s reptilian namesake.

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It’s always a trip collaborating with Cigar Dojo. With our fourth official project, we went all out—perhaps letting our creativity get the best of us!Erik Espinosa, owner of Espinosa Premium Cigars

Psychedelic Turtle sets itself apart from former Espinosa/Dojo collaborations, showcasing colorful 10-count packaging that is randomized from bundle to bundle (e.g. purchasers of multiple bundles will likely receive multiple variations of the psychedelic design). In addition, three random bundles (out of the 400 made available) include a secret invite to Espinosa’s 2019 La Zona Palooza festival (*event only, airfare and lodging not included). Psychedelic Turtle has been rolled in a limited offering of 400 bundles of 10 cigars and will be sold exclusively through JR Cigar. Being released in tandem with the retailer’s annual Smokin’ In The Carolinas cigar festival, Psychedelic Turtle will be made available both online and to event attendees.

The cigars will launch on Friday June 7th at 12pm eastern time (online sales), priced at $89.95 per 10-count bundle. As an added bonus for members of the Cigar Dojo community, there will be a special coupon code released on June 7th that will save Dojo members an extra 10% off all Psychedelic Turtle purchases.

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Psychedelic Turtle Breakdown

  • Wrapper: Brazliian Ballaño
  • Binder: Habano
  • Filler: Nicaragua (Condega | Jalapa)
  • Factory: La Zona (Nicaragua)
  • Production: Limited Edition (4,000 cigars)
  • Packaging: 10-ct bundles
  • Vitola: 5″ x 56 (Robusto Grande)
  • Price: $9.00 (MSRP)
  • Release: June 7, 2019
  • Retailer: JR Cigar

Psychedelic Turtle Release Schedule

Don’t miss out on this special project! Dojo cigars have been known to completely sell out in a matter of hours… But if you play by the rules and follow our instructions below, your chances of securing a bundle (or more) will dramatically increase.

June 7, 2019
TIME (EASTERN)
12:00pmEmail will be sent with exclusive link to purchase cigars
12:20pmExclusive link will be posted on Cigar Dojo app (with push notification)
12:20pmExclusive link will be posted on the Cigar Dojo website
12:30pmInformation will be posted on Cigar Dojo’s social media accounts

How to Receive Notification

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