Crowned Heads And Garcias Team On New Smoke

Gregory Mottola
Posted: February 4, 2014

The company behind Headley Grange and Four Kicks is making a new cigar with the Garcias of Nicaragua, makers of the award-winning Flor de las Antillas and a host of other cigar brands. Crowned Heads LLC and My Father Cigars S.A. are going to release a cigar in May called Las Calaveras Edición Limitada 2014. It will be the first Nicaraguan smoke for Crowned Heads.

Themed around traditional Mexican Day of the Dead imagery, Las Calaveras is meant to pay respects for lost loved ones.

“Calaveras will be an annual release that is a respectful homage to those who have passed away in the year before,” Crowned Heads co-founder Jon Huber told Cigar Aficionado. “Rather than a symbol of sadness or death, it’s intended to be a celebration of their lives and remembrances.”

Las Calaveras EL 2014 will come in three sizes: a 5 inch by 50 ring robusto, a 6 by 52 toro and a 7 by 54 Churchill. They’ll be packaged in black, slide-lid boxes of 24 (with three rows of eight cigars) adorned with a festive skull logo. Only 1,000 boxes of each size are slated for production.

For much more on this story, see today’s Cigar Insider.


Christian February 4, 2014 3:31pm ET
That sounds like a winning combination. I'm looking forward to reading more in today's issue of Cigar Insider. Once again you guys are first on the scene with news. I'm surprised no blogger sites have lifted this story from you yet like the Quai d'Orsay Belicoso Royal piece. Oh well, just give them some time to upload your info then act like it's their news.
Jay Colin February 5, 2014 1:13pm ET
Ernesto did an excellent job with Huber and their Four Kicks line. If Jon can communicate what he would like to see in Las Calaveras to the Garcia family the culmination of the two could make a tasty cigar.

I agree with some blogs seemingly taking news pieces and not giving credit if the story was broke earlier from CA or another publication. I guess since they're not legitimate news sources or publications they can do this. I do think/hope most know where to get their reliable information.
mari mena Miami, FL, United States, February 7, 2014 2:51pm ET
There's a cigar in the market that uses the mexican day of the dead as inspiration: Room 101 Namakubi Ecuador

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