According to our direct sources at Tatuaje, who wish to remain anonymous, Tatuaje plans several line extensions for 2012. This is the firs
t public confirmation of these rumors.
Tatuaje Cojonu 2012
Pete Johnson has confirmed three different wrapper cigars will be released under the Cojonu 2012 line. All three will feature Nicaraguan Binder and Filler and will be box-press. The planned release date is March 2012 for two of them – the Connecticut Broadleaf and Ecuadorian Sumatra. There will also be a Habano wrapper version that will be unveiled at the 2012 IPCPR in August.
Monster Series (2012)
Pete Johnson confirmed the next installment of the Monster Series would be the “Mummy”. He also announced a special series called the Little Monsters series with a June 2012 timeframe. The Little Monsters series will be a cigar sampler consisting of two smaller sizes cigars of each of the Monster Series blends.
The plan is for these cigars to be approximately 4 to 6 ring gauges smaller and about 2 inches shorter in length. Only limited quantities will be produced. The five cigars of the Little Monster series will be: frank Jr. (Based on the Tatuaje Monster Series Frankenstein) Little Drac (Based on the Tatuaje Monster Series Dracula) Baby Face (Based on the Tatuaje Monster Series Face) Wolfie (Based on the Tatuaje Monster Series Wolfman) Mini Mum (Based on the upcoming Tatuaje Monster Series Mummy) Johnson gave an example for a feel for one of the sizes. He used the Baby Face as an example of being 4 3/8 x 50.