Crowned Heads has become the first company to announce it is releasing a cigar for the Tobacconist Association of America (TAA) Exclusive Series for 2019. A new installment of The Angel’s Anvil is planned. The Angel’s Anvil 2019 will be the sixth installment of the series by Crowned Heads for the TAA. The cigars are expected to be made available at the TAA’s Annual Convention March 17-21 at Casa de Campo in the Dominican Republic.
As with the previous five installments, The Angel’s Anvil 2019 comes from Ernesto Perez-Carrillo Jr’s Tabacalera La Alianza factory. For the first time, The Angel’s Anvil will feature a Brazilian Arapiraca wrapper. The remainder of the blend uses an Ecuadorian Sumatra binder and Nicaraguan filler. It will come in one size measuring 6 1/8 x 50. It will be made available in 20-count boxes with pricing per cigar set at $$11.75 per cigar or $235.00 per box SRP.
As mentioned above, this is the sixth consecutive year (and sixth time overall) that Crowned Heads has released a TAA Exclusive cigar.
- 2014: Crowned Heads The Angel’s Anvil 2014
- 2015: Crowned Heads The Angel’s Anvil 2015
- 2016: Crowned Heads The Angel’s Anvil 2016
- 2017: Crowned Heads The Angel’s Anvil 2017
- 2018: Crowned Heads The Angel’s Anvil 2018
- 2019: Crowed Heads: The Angel’s Anvil 2019
In the past, we have described the background and story behind The Angel’s Anvil release as follows:
One other interesting footnote: The name “The Angel’s Anvil” shares the same acronym as the Tobacconist Association of America (i.e. TAA).
Typically TAA Exclusive Cigars are unveiled at the annual convention at made available to the approximate 80 retail members. The members typically come together at the annual convention and collectively made high volume purchases on cigars in exchange for exclusive promotions and pricing..
While other companies are expected to make TAA releases, very few make formal announcements on the products being offered to the TAA. The TAA also does not make formal announcements either.
At a glance, here is a look at The Angel’s Anvil 2019:
Blend and Origin
Wrapper: Brazilian Arapiraca
Binder: Ecuadorian Sumatra
Country of Origin: Dominican Republic
Factory: Tabacalera La Alianza
The Angel’s Anvil 2019 is available in a 6 1/8 x 50 format.