Cigar News: Crowned Heads Announces Jericho Hill

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For the third consecutive year, Jon  Huber of will introduce a new regular production cigar at this years trade show. Like the Headley Grange release influenced by Led Zeppelin, this cigar is also inspired by music. This time, Johnny Cash is the inspiration.

John R. “Johnny” Cash is widely considered to be one of the most influential American musicians of the 20th century. His legacy continues to inspire many, including . was inspired by Cash’s rendition of “Cocaine Blues,” found on Cash’s 1968 live album, “At Folsom Prison.” The song is a tale of a man, Willy Lee, who goes down a dark path brought on by the influence of whiskey and cocaine. Willy is captured in Juarez, Mexico, and is brought to justice by the sheriff from .

Cash was the fourth of seven children, and marks the fourth regular production release from . The dark wrapper leaf utilized on is a nod to “The Man in Black,” as the wrapper leaf varietal (Mexican San Andres) is a nod to the “Juarez, Mexico” reference found in “Cocaine Blues.” The four vitola names were all inspired by lyrics and music found on “At Folsom Prison,” and when recited from smallest to largest (.44S, LBV, OBS, and Willy Lee), take on a lyrical element of their own.

Cigar News: Crowned Heads Announces Jericho Hill

Cigar News: Announces

is a hedonistic blend of the best Nicaraguan binder and filler tobaccos, resulting in a rich and robust taste profile that is focused, potent, and complex. The smoke is a full-throttle experience that assaults your palate at break-neck speed, races around your mouth for a hundred miles, and leaves your taste buds in a cloud of power, intensity, and excitement. Manufactured at , Esteli, Nicaragua, and distributed by , LLC.

You can find in the following vitolas:
44S – 5 1/8” x 44
LBV – 6 1/2” x 46
OBS – 4 3/4″ x 52
Willy Lee – 6″ x 54

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