Plasencia Cigars to Participate at the First-Ever Beer and Cigar Event at the Great American Beer Festival


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Angie Diaz



Plasencia Cigars to Participate at the First-Ever Beer and Cigar Event at the Great American Beer Festival

The TANK Brewing Co. and Cigar City Brewing join forces to host Great American Beer Festival after-party, Suds & Stogies


WHAT: The Great American Beer Festival (GABF) brings together thousands of beer enthusiasts and brewers to enjoy the largest selection of American beer ever served, which will include fan favorites including TANK’s finest selections like La Playita, La Finca Miami (a gold medal winner at the World Beer Cup), Oktoberfest-Märzen and more.

After the public tasting at GABF, the TANK in a joint effort with

Cigar City Brewing will continue the celebration with a Suds & Stogies after-party, the first-ever beer and cigar event at GABF, at Tap Fourteen’s rooftop beer garden. The homegrown Florida brewers have partnered to share Florida’s best craft brews with festival-goers, cigar enthusiasts, friends and anyone who wants to have fun with a quality beer and cigar in hand. Throughout the event, guest will be able to enjoy Plasencia Cigars’ Reserva Original, along with other top cigars in the industry.

Guests will be able to enjoy live music and killer views of the

Denver skyline, all while sipping on the best brews on tap and savoring top-of-the-line food from expert chef Josh Bonazza.

For $25, ticket holders will receive:

  • One (1) cigar from Plasencia Cigars
  • One (1) cigar from Altadis USA
  • One (1) cigar from Rocky Patel
  • One (1) cigar from Plasencia Cigars
  • One (1) cigar from General Cigars
  • Two (2) beers from The TANK Brewing Co.
  • Two (2) beers from Cigar City Brewing

Smoker Friendly cigars will be available for purchase onsite.

Tickets can be purchased at:


WHO: Interview opportunities will be available with:

  • Carlos Padron, owner and founder of The TANK Brewing Co.
  • Neil Callaghan, Cigar City Brewing

Possible interview topics include: industry trends, their company’s

award-winning beers and GABF participation, among others


WHEN: Friday, Sept. 21, 2018

8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

WHERE: Tap Fourteen Ballpark

1920 Blake St.

Denver, CO 80202



About Plasencia Cigars

Plasencia Cigars is one of the world’s leading growers of first-class tobacco. The Plasencia family have been pioneering the industry since 1865 when Don Eduardo Plasencia began growing tobacco in Cuba, and five generations of the Plasencia family have continued the legacy.  Today, Plasencia Cigars produces more than 35 million handmade cigars per year, and harvests tobacco on more than 3,000 acres across several countries in Central America, including Nicaragua, Honduras, Costa Rica and Panama.


About The Tank Brewing Company

Founded by Carlos Padron with brewers Matt Weintraub and Moh Saade, Miami-based The Tank Brewing Company embodies a homegrown passion for brewing honest, expertly-crafted artisanal beer using only the finest ingredients from mash to tap; from the purity of the water to the extensive care that is taken in curating ingredients. Every drop, every step of the process, and every detail are tended to with pure love of beer in mind —which can be tasted in every sip. The Tank’s popular core beers La Finca Miami, Freedom Tower Amber and El Farito IPA were all inspired by the brewers’ love for their hometown, Miami.


About Cigar City Brewing

Cigar City Brewing, makers of Jai Alai and Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout, was founded in 2009 by Joey Redner with the goal of creating quality beer that reflected the flavors and history of the Tampa region. This unique perspective resonated with the local and national markets alike, and the brewery has quickly grown from 1,000 barrels of beer in 2009 to over 65,000 barrels produced in 2016. The 2016 partnership with Oskar Blues of Lyons, Colorado ushered in a new era of growth for this Florida-based organization with new markets and technologies on the horizon.

Angie Diaz / Account Supervisor
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