you're in a dark alley, smoking a cigar. You're approached by a mugger.
What do you do? If you're smoking the new La Flor Dominicana Double
Ligero The Digger, you have the option of taking the cigar from your
mouth and using it to club your attacker into submission.
We joke, of course, but if the Digger isn't big enough to knock a person out, it's certainly larger than just about any other cigar you've seen. It measures 8 1/2 inches long with a 60 ring gauge, which is simply huge.
Cigarmaker Litto Gomez, known for his power smokes, makes the Digger in two varieties, one with an Ecuadoran wrapper and a maduro with a Connecticut broadleaf wrapper. Both are strong. They're certainly not for everyone (such a big cigar can be very hard to smoke) but some people love them.
They've been a hit since their initial release in April and response at
the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailer trade show was
The Digger retails for $10.