When time-tested skill meets modern innovation, the results are often of a higher rank. Such is the case with Joya Ninjaragua, marking the collaboration between Joya de Nicaragua (the first and oldest cigar manufacturer in Nicaragua) and Cigar Dojo (the world’s first and largest social cigar app).

Joya Ninjaragua traces its roots back more than two years, being the most meticulously worked-upon, fine-tuned collaboration that Cigar Dojo has been involved with to date. The cigars were first sampled at a Cigar Dojo-led Drew Estate Cigar Safari, where a group of roughly 15 Dojo members were offered three variations of the blend. Cigar Dojo members provided their feedback, and the most popular recipe was then tweaked for multiple iterations, slowly whittling the blend down until the ideal smoking experience emerged.

It was down in Estelí where the core essence of DE, Dojo and JDN began to meld and a new triangular alliance began to blossom, with the two former showing the way to the future of the cigar world, while JDN reaffirmed the authenticity and legacy of cigar craftsmanship.

Joya Ninjaragua cigar

Ninjaragua falls under Joya de Nicaragua’s contemporary JOYA series, which first debuted in 2014 with the critically acclaimed Joya Red cigar and has since expanded to include a wide range of lively smoking experiences for the modern enthusiast. The cigar is built from a hearty blend of all-Nicaraguan tobaccos, paying tribute to JDN’s beginnings. This includes a dark Nicaraguan Habano Criollo wrapper as the finishing touch. Ninjaragua was constructed by Joya’s world-famous torcedores, being rolled in a classic 6″ x 50 toro format.

I’ve considered myself a Dojonite since early on. I love the community that Sensei and his crew have built and I personally carry their badge often. Now, to be able to share our heritage exclusively with the community makes me feel not only humbled and honored, but also excited to bring a new level of enjoyment of Nicaraguan cigars to the Dojoverse. This is a project of more than two years in the making, a cigar for a higher rank; one that could only be achieved jointly with the Dojo.Juan Ignacio Martínez, executive president of Joya de Nicaragua S.A.

Joya Ninjaragua cigar box triangular shape

Joya Ninjaragua has been crafted in an extremely limited allotment, with 450 triangular boxes being offered exclusively through online retailer Smoke Inn Cigars. Aside from being one of the most head-turning presentations within Cigar Dojo’s 20-plus collaborations, the unique packaging has deeper meaning. Each corner of the triangular shape represents the synergistic relationship of Drew Estate, Joya de Nicaragua, and Cigar Dojo.

Getting a chance to work with Joya de Nicaragua was a bucket-list item for the Dojo team, and having a group of Dojo members help with the blend at the factory in Nicaragua makes this a very special release.Eric Guttormson, owner of Cigar Dojo

The cigars will be sold exclusively through Smoke Inn Cigars on Dec. 4th at 12pm (EST). Pricing has been set at $53.70 MSRP per box ($8.95/cigar), with the affordable starting point intended to encourage multiple box purchases that take advantage of the triangular boxes’ unique stacking capabilities. Ninjaragua will be formally launched through an online event with Master Sensei, Abe Dababneh, and Juan Ignacio Martínez at 7pm (EST). During the event, special giveaways will be made available for customers, and a very special raffle will be announced—stay tuned for more details.

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Joya Ninjaragua Breakdown

  • Wrapper: Nicaraguan Habano Criollo
  • Binder: Nicaragua
  • Filler: Nicaragua
  • Factory: Fábrica de Tabacos Joya de Nicaragua, S.A. (Nicaragua)
  • Production: Limited Edition (450 boxes of 6 cigars)
  • Packaging: 6-ct boxes
  • Vitola: 6″ x 50 (Toro)
  • Price: $53.70 ($8.95/cigar)
  • Release: Dec. 4, 2020 | 12pm (EST)
  • Retailer: Smoke Inn Cigars

Joya Ninjaragua Release

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

Dec. 4, 2020
12:00pm Email will be sent with exclusive link to purchase cigars
12:10pm Exclusive link will be posted on Cigar Dojo app (with push notification)
12:20pm Exclusive link will be posted on the Cigar Dojo website
12:30pm Information will be posted on Cigar Dojo’s social media accounts

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