Backwoods (cigar brand)

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Not to be confused with Backwoods Smokes.
Backwoods Cigar Logo.jpg
Backwoods logo
Launch year 1981[1]
Company G.H. Johnson Cigar Co.
Availability yes
Current supplier Altadis USA (Imperial Tobacco)

Backwoods is a brand of natural wrapped cigars and cigarillos sold in the United States. Its known for its distinctive packaging and appearance with a frayed end, tapered body and unfinished head. Backwoods cigars are currently manufactured and sold by Altadis U.S.A., Inc., which is the American subsidiary of French/Spanish-based Altadis S.A. in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. They are machine-rolled cigars.


Backwoods cigars are available in packs of: singles, two, five, and eight.

Honey-flavored Backwoods cigars


  • Original Wild N' Mild
  • Sweet Aromatic
  • Black N' Sweet
  • Honey
  • Honey Berry
  • Wild Rum (*)
  • Banana (*)
  • Vanilla (*)
  • Grape (*)

Pipe Tobacco:[2]

  • Original Mild N' Natural
  • Cherry
  • Buttered Rum
  • Black N' Gold

Note: (*) denotes that the variety is only available outside the United States and/or online.


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