Drew Estate’s collaboration with Shady Records is back for 2020.

The Undercrown ShadyXX, a 5 x 50 box-pressed belicoso, will return in limited quantities, albeit Drew Estate has not disclosed how many it will sell this year. The cigar debuted last year, the second collaboration between Drew Estate and Shady Records, a music label founded by Eminem and noted cigar lover Paul Rosenberg.

Last year’s release was made in honor of the 20th anniversary of Shady Records.

ShadyXX uses a slightly stronger version of the Undercrown Maduro blend: a Mexican San Andrés wrapper over a Connecticut habano binder and fillers from Brazil and Nicaragua

The two companies first worked together for the Undercrown ShadyXV, which was made to honor the 15th anniversary of the music label. That cigar was only sold through 10 retailers in Detroit.

Like last year’s release, the ShadyXX will be sold through Drew Diplomat retailers.

Pricing remains $10.40 per cigar and it is sold in bundles of 10.

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