David Ortiz HOF Cigar Review

David Ortiz HOF Cigars

David Ortiz, known by baseball fans as “Big Papi,” has left an indelible mark on the sport through his MLB career. David Ortiz easily entered on the first ballot into the MLB Hall of Fame in 2022. As a tribute to his legacy, the David Ortiz Hall of Fame (HOF) Cigar was crafted in 2024 by Tabacalera El Artista. These cigars stand as a symbol of excellence, much like Ortiz himself, embodying the spirit of perseverance, passion, and victory.

Big Papi HOF Sizes

Available as Toro Size 6″ x 54 Box of 20

Big Papi Hof Cigar Toro


Available as Limited Edition Figurado which only 541 boxes of 10  will be made.

The same number of home runs Big Papi – David Ortiz batted In.

Big Papi Image

  • Filler: South American & Caribbean proprietary blend
  • Binders: Indonesian Sumatra
  • Wrapper: Mexican San Andres
  • Strength: Medium to Full Bodied


Each leaf is carefully cultivated and expertly aged, ensuring the utmost quality and flavor. From the fertile soils to the skilled hands of the cigar roller, every step of the cigar’s journey reflects a dedication to excellence that mirrors Ortiz’s commitment to his craft.

One of the most remarkable aspects of the Big Papi HOF cigar is its impeccable construction, a testament to the skill and artistry of its Tabacalera El Artista. Every cigar is expertly rolled then tested to ensure a smooth draw and even burn, nevertheless allowing the flavors to develop gradually and consistently.

Tasting Notes:

  • Appearance: The cigar has a smooth and oily wrapper with minimal veins, indicating quality craftsmanship.
  • Pre-light: The pre-light aroma offers hints of cedar and earthiness, promising a complex smoking experience.
  • First Third: Upon lighting, notes of black pepper and leather greet the palate, accompanied by a subtle sweetness reminiscent of dried fruit.
  • Second Third: As the cigar progresses, the flavors evolve, with the pepper mellowing out and giving way to more prominent cedar and nutty undertones.
  • Final Third: In the final third, the cigar reaches its peak, offering a rich combination of roasted coffee, dark chocolate, and a lingering spice on the finish.
  • Construction: The construction is impeccable, with a sturdy ash and an even burn throughout the smoke.
  • Overall: This cigar provides a delightful journey for the palate, with well-balanced flavors and a satisfying complexity that keeps the smoker engaged from start to finish.

Beyond its exceptional flavor profile, the HOF Cigar serves as a symbol of celebration and camaraderie, much like the moments of triumph shared on the baseball field. It is a tribute to the countless hours of dedication and hard work that have defined Ortiz’s career. With every puff, enthusiasts are invited to join in honoring the legacy of one of baseball’s greatest players.

The David Ortiz HOF cigar unquestionably is more than just a smoke; it is a testament to the enduring legacy of a true sports icon. From its origins in Dominican Republic to its complex flavor profile and impeccable construction, every aspect of this cigar reflects the passion and dedication that have defined Ortiz’s remarkable career.

As aficionados indulge in its rich flavors and aromas, they are reminded of the moments of triumph and camaraderie that define the sport of baseball.

Links to Other David Ortiz Cigars

Big Papi David Ortiz Cigars On Sale

Big Papi David Ortiz Cigars (6″x54) Box of 20

Big Papi David Ortiz Slugger (5″ x 50) Box of 20

Big Papi David Ortiz Slugger (6″ x 70) Box of 20

David Ortiz Autographed Big Papi Cigar Box Unopened

David Ortiz HOF Figurado LE Box of 10