Headley Grange Drumstick Review

Brand: Crowned Heads                      Country: Dominican Republic
Size: 7 1/2 x 38                                  Wrapper: Sumatra Ecuador
Price: $10.00 (Buy)                      No. Smoked: 2

Headley Grange Drumstick Review

The Label Factor:

The label on the Headley Grange Drumstick is identical to the standard Headley label, just a bit smaller to accommodate the slender 38 ring gauge. The Drumstick has some serious allure – it’s not only the appeal of such a unique looking cigar, but also the knowledge that this is an endangered species with only a limited release. Because I know how rare these guys are, I feel like it should have a “Limited Edition” kicker band similar to what was found on the Mule Kick. I want people to KNOW that I’m smoking a limited edition. Well, that’s okay – I came prepared. As someone who has never thrown away a cigar label, I was able to do a bit of recycling here. Am I weird for doing this? Yes. Did I get a kick out of it anyway? Yes. Am I done asking and answering my own questions? Yes.

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La Gloria Cubana Serie R Edicion Limitada 2011 Review

Brand: La Gloria Cubana                              Country:  Dominican Republic
Size: Figurado 6 1/2 x 49                             Wrapper:  Ecuadorian Sumatra
Price: N/A

La Gloria Cubana Serie R Edicion Limitada 2011 Review

The Label Factor:

I have to be honest here; I’ve never really liked La Gloria Cubana labels. The woman on the label reminds me a bit of Amelia Bedelia.  Aside from that nit pick, I do like what they have done with the Edicion Limitada 2011. The glossy second band adds some nice flair to the label, giving it a premium look that I assume they were going for. I do wonder, though, why don’t the reds match?

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Headley Grange Review

Brand: Crowned Heads                                   Country:  Dominican Republic
   Size: 5.5 x 52                                                Wrapper:  Ecuadorian Sumatra
 Price: $10.00 (Buy)

Headley Grange Cigar Review
The Label Factor:

Have you heard of the KISS design principle? I think Crowned Heads has. The Headley Grange has a simple, clean and classy label with an interesting texture along the edge. The colors are great and I am of the opinion that one can never go wrong with black and gold. (Note: KISS design principle not to be confused with the other KISS design principle, although if they made a cigar, I’d try it)

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