May 15, 2013 (Louisville, Ky.) â€” Tedâ€™s Cigars, a leading manufacturer of premium branded cigars announces a collaboration with Duck Commander, the company that produces duck calls featured in the hit A&E series Duck Dynasty. The packaging of the officially licensed â€œDuck Commander Cigarâ€ features members of the Robertson clan and the companyâ€™s signature logo. The cigar itself is handcrafted in Dominican Republic.
Millions of viewers have made Duck Dynasty a blockbuster reality show hit. Yet, the familyâ€™s success began with patriarchâ€™s Phil Robertsonâ€™s original duck call. After patenting the call in 1972, he built what is today an empire of Duck Commander hunting products headquartered in West Monroe, Louisiana.
The launch of the Duck Commander Cigar follows the tradition of hunting and cigars. Hunters, outdoor enthusiasts, and casual smokers will enjoy the cigarâ€™s excellent blend of Ecuadorian Habano, United States Broadleaf, Dominican Piloto Cubano, Dominican Habano, and Dominican Criollo 98 tobacco.
The tradition of Duck Commander craftsmanship and excellence is in line with that of the storied history of Tedâ€™s Cigars. For almost 20 years, Tedâ€™s Cigars has been the industry leader in the development, marketing, and licensing of premium cigars. Fortune 100 companies and worldwide brands including Makerâ€™s Mark, Grand Marnier, Kentucky Derby, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Forty Creek Whiskey, Courvoisier, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Dale Earnhardt Sr. have all entrusted Tedâ€™s Cigars to license their name. Indeed, Tedâ€™s Cigars are the â€œgo-toâ€ guys for any brand that seeks to launch a cigar.
â€œThis is an exciting partnership between Tedâ€™s Cigars and Duck Commander and an excellent fit given that we are also avid hunters,â€ said Ted Jackson, President of Tedâ€™s Cigars. â€œWe share many of the same values as the boys at Duck Commander, and know enjoying a fine cigar while outdoors can make anyone â€˜happy, happy, happy.â€
The Duck Commander Cigar is a 6 x 50 Toro and features a mild, creamy smoke with a smooth finish. Individually sealed in a glass tube â€“ no humidor required.
Expecting a huge demand, the cigars are available for pre-orders in singles and in boxes of 3, 10, & 25 cigars at www.tedscigars.com. Orders will ship at the end of May.