For this week’s Deep Dive, we’re going to take a look into Asylum Cigars. If you’re unfamiliar with Asylum, they’re a popular boutique brand that was created by Christian Eiroa. A cigar artisan and master responsible for some of the finest blends to come out of Nicaragua and Honduras. 

Asylum cigars began their ascent to greatness with their first cigar, the original Asylum 13. It’s a bold, intensely delicious blend of medium to full bodied tobaccos, all rolled in super large ring gauge sizes. 

Today, Asylum’s immense portfolio includes top rated stogies like Nyctophilia, Schizo, Medulla Oblongata, and more. Each cigar is rolled to provide a hearty and flavorful smoking experience that’s truly second to none. 

What are Asylum cigars known for?

If there’s one thing that the Asylum cigar brand is known for, it’s stretching the definition of what constitutes a large ring gauge cigar. Whereas other brands normally stick to a 60 ring gauge size, the Asylum portfolio of cigars are known to consistently reach upwards of 70 and 80 ring gauge. 

Tom Lazuka, co-founder of Asylum Cigars, was quoted saying, “The big ring gauge market for Asylum is our best segment. The 70x7 Asylum 13 was our number one selling cigar and the 70x7 Asylum Ogre was our number two. Although we were not the first 70 in the market, we were the first to supply it, which in turn made it take off very quickly with the price point.”

What kind of tobacco does Asylum cigars use?

Asylum’s cigar lines normally tend to use premium tobacco from Nicaragua and Honduras. This is also where Asylum cigars manufacturers their cigars. 

How much do Asylum cigars cost?

Asylum cigars are reasonably priced for the enjoyment and experience they provide. Normally, Asylum cigars will range from $9 to $11 per stick.

If you’re wondering, where should I start with Asylum Cigars? Well, if you’re in the market for an unforgettable cigar, check out Asylum 13 Ogre. It boasts a combination of Candela and Habano wrappers for a full-bodied and full-flavored smoking experience.

Do you smoke Asylum cigars? Let us know in the comments!

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    (4 months ago)

    I’ve had the 13 and it’s a great smoke! About to order 10 to keep in the humidor.