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Cigar News: Crowned Heads Announces Paniolo Especiale 2020 for Hawaii

For the second year in a row, Crowned Heads is partnering with Drew Estate for their annual “Paniolo Especiale” Limited Edition cigar. This is an exclusive to the state of Hawaii. Paniolo Especiale 2020 is rolled at La Gran Fabrica Drew Estate in Esteli, Nicaragua and is a corona gorda measuring 5 3/4 x 46. The blend is similar to last years using a Connecticut Broadleaf wrapper, Mexican San Andres binder, and filers from Nicaragua, and Dominican Republic, but this year features tobacco from Brazil. The Paniolo Especiale 2020 comes in boxes of 10 and have the same price of $9.80. Production is smaller this year at 5,000 cigars compared to 4,000 in 2019.

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Top 25 Cigars of the Year – 2019

Every year we put together a list of our Top 25 Cigars of the Year. Our list is a bit different from some other lists, it is not simply a rehashing of our top scores from the year, or one person’s opinion. We gave each of our panelists 10 votes to cast how they please for what they enjoyed the most in 2019. The order of their votes matter, so their #1 pick is worth twice as much as #10. The cigars do not have to have been reviewed by Blind Man’s Puff, but the panelist must have smoked it.

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Cigar News: Crowned Heads And Drew Estate Ship La Coalicion

The Drew Estate and Crowned Heads collaboration known as“La Coalicion” was first shown off at IPCPR 2019. It is now shipping nationwide. La Coalicion is rolled at La Gran Fabrica Drew Estate and sold by Crowned Heads. It comes in four sizes: Corona Gorda (5” x 46) MSRP $219.00/box of 20, Gordito (5 1/2” x 50) MSRP $245.00/box of 20, Siglo (6” x 52) MSRP $270.00/box of 20,  Sublime (6 1/2” x 54) MSRP $299.00/box of 20

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Blind Cigar Review: Joya de Nicaragua | Antaño CT Robusto Score 93%

Blind Cigar Review: Joya de Nicaragua | Antaño CT Robusto

“If you are a fan of mild cigars this is a real winner. The depth of flavors were terrific, smoke output was phenomenal, and profile changes kept me engaged. I would certainly smoke this again and again. ” -Alan (Eulogy)

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Cigar News: Fabien Ziegler aka “Dirty Fabien” Leaving Drew Estate

Drew Estate announced today that Fabien Ziegler also known as “Dirty Fabien”, Director of Consumer Engagement, is departing the company to pursue other interests. Ziegler has worked for Drew Estate for almost 20 years, most recently on the Consumer Engagement team and as an ambassador for the ACID brand. He also hosted the company’s podcast ‘DE4L’.

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