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Phillies is a brand of U.S.-made cigars, originally made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from which the brand takes its name. Phillies cigars, originally produced by Bayuk Cigars, Inc., are presently manufactured by ITG Brands, the American subsidiary of British conglomerate Imperial Brands.
The original cigar, introduced by the Bayuk brothers in 1910, was named the "Philadelphia Hand Made" and popularly shortened by the smoking public to "Phillies", a nickname that eventually became the brand name.
Phillies sizes include Black Max, Blunt, Cheroot, Cigarillo, Mexicali Slim, Mini Blunt, Panatella, Perfecto, Sweet, Tip, Titan and now Phillies Finest.
Phillies Blunt flavors include banana, berry, chocolate aroma, coconut, coffee, cognac, greene de menthe, honey, mango, peach, piña colada, rum, sambuca, sour apple, strawberry, sweet vanilla, sugar, tequila, watermelon, grape, and cinnamon. Barrel O' Blunt cigars are Phillies Blunts packaged in 50-pack "barrels".
The Phillies cigar is immortalized in Edward Hopper's painting, Nighthawks, in which a diner is topped by an advertisement for Phillies along with an illustration of a cigar above the words "Only 5¢."
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