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Cigar News: Crowned Heads Announces HCC XXV LE 2019

Crowned Heads has announced a sequel to the Hecho Con Corazon LE 2014, HCC XXV LE 2019. Hecho Con Corazon translates to “Made with heart”. Like the previous release it is an exclusive to Hickory Cigar Club. The original celebrated their 20th Anniversary, this release is their 25th Anniversary. It will be released on May 15th.

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Cigar News: Crowned Heads Announces Four Kicks Mule Kick 2019

Crowned heads released the original Mule Kick in 2012 and was their first limited edition cigar. The cigar featured a higher priming Habano wrapper than the standard line and a tweaked blend. Only 5000 were made on the first release. The original blend was released again as a 2017 limited edition then a new blend in 2018 that used a Connecticut Habano Maduro wrapper.

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Cigar News: Crowned Heads Announces Paniolo Especiale 2019

Crowned Heads has announced it’s annual Hawaii exclusive, Paniolo Especiale 2019. As with previous releases it is made at La Gran Fabrica Drew Estate in Esteli Nicaragua. The cigar is a robusto that measures 5 1/2 x 48. The blend uses a Connecticut Broadleaf wrapper, Mexican San Andres Binder, and Dominican and Nicaraguan fillers.

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Cigar News: Crowned Heads Announces Thompson Cigar Co. Exclusive ‘Juarez’

‘Juarez’ is a followup to the 2014 cigar ‘Jericho Hill’. That cigar was inspired by the Johnny Cash song ‘Cocaine Blues’. This Thompson Cigar exclusive has a Mexican San Andres wrapper like the Jericho hill, but that is where the similarity ends. It uses an Ecuadorian Sumatra binder and filler from Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic. It will come in 20 count boxes in three vitolas: 4 3/4 x 52, 6 x 54, and 5 x 56 all parejo shape. The price ranges from $5.95-$7.95.

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Cigar News: Luminosa Gigantes from Crowned Heads to Debut at IPCPR 2018

Ring gauge (RG) can be a polarizing topic of conversation in many cigar shops.  People who enjoy premium cigars have very specific opinions about the size of their cigar.  Whatever you may think about the overly-large RG cigars, they are extremely popular and they drive sales.  Give the public what they want, is probably a good business model.  In keeping with this, Crowned Heads is releasing the Luminosa Gigantes LE 2018.

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Cigar News: Crowned Heads Las Calaveras EL 2018 Announced

In 2014, Crowned Heads introduced Las Calaveras, a branding scenario meant to pay tribute to loved ones who passed away in a previous year.  Las Calaveras was a great success right away, and has been a release that is anticipated each year by fans of Crowned Heads.  Now, Crowned Heads have announced Las Calaveras EL 2018.  This marks the fifth iteration of the annual release.

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Blind Cigar Review: Crowned Heads | Headley Grange Black Dog Dobles Score 87%

Blind Cigar Review: Crowned Heads | Headley Grange Black Dog Dobles

“This was a not a flavor profile that fit my wheelhouse. Having said that, for someone who likes hazelnut and some black licorice this will be a decent cigar for them. I didn’t like the bitterness of the cigar but it did progress into a tartness that wasn’t distasteful to me. I would have thought the cigar would be stronger than it was given the types of flavors but it remained a medium to full, on the more medium side for me. A decent smoke for a specific palette.” –Diana (ArmyRN)

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Cigar News: Crowned Heads TAA 2018 Announced

In 2014, Crowned Heads released their first TAA Exclusive cigar, with “The Angel’s Anvil” ad a clever play on the familiar acronym.  Since that first release, the yearly arrival of the TAA cigar from Crowned Heads has always been highly anticipated.  The team at Crowned Heads have not been afraid to mix it up either, changing the blend and vitola from year to year.  The release for 2018 will, once again, take risks and push boundaries.  This is something that has garnered Crowned Heads a loyal following and dedicated customers.

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Cigar News: Mule Kick LE 2018 from Crowned Heads Announced

The Mule Kick LE from Crowned Heads will make a comeback again in 2018.  This limited edition run of the Four Kicks cigar made a big splash when it was first released in 2012 and was highly sought after again in 2017.  The 2012 version was a tweaked blend of the original Four Kicks with a high-priming habano wrapper and the 2017 release attempted to repeat that same blend.  

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Cigar News: Crowned Heads Paniolo Especiale 2018 Soon to Release

The 2018 Paniolo Especial is being produced at My Father Cigars S.A. in Esteli, Nicaragua.  It is a 5.5 x 48 Super Corona, a vitola that was inspired by the Bolivar Super Coronas EL 2014 (Cuba).  The Paniolo Especial 2018 features binder and filler leaves from Nicaragua and a San Andres wrapper leaf from Mexico.  The cigar will be priced at $8.90 per cigar and available in 12-count boxes.  Production is limited to 500 boxes, total.

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