La Aroma De Cuba El Jefe Review

Brand: Ashton                           Country:  Nicaragua
   Size: 7 x 58                           Wrapper:  Connecticut Broadleaf
 Price: $8.00 (Buy)

La Aroma De Cuba El Jefe Review
The Label Factor:

No surprises here — I love the label on the El Jefe just like I love the labels on all of the La Aroma De Cuba cigars.  All of the cigars in this line have a really great, old-time classic cigar look.  While many other brands have taken their labels in a more modern, sleek direction, Ashton seems to have maintained the classic style here and it serves these cigars very well.

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Liga Privada Feral Flying Pig Review

Brand: Drew Estate                    Country: Nicaragua
   Size: 5.4 x 60                          Wrapper: Connecticut Broadleaf Viso
 Price: $17.99

Liga Privada Feral Flying Pig Review

The Label Factor:

Ok Drew Estate, we get it! You know how to make awesome labels for the Liga Privada line. The Feral Flying Pig gets a special nod because of the simplicity of just saying “Feral”. Some would call that badass. I am some.

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Obsidian Review

Brand: Obsidian                                 Country: Nicaragua
   Size: Mini Corona  4.5 x 44             Wrapper: Brazilian Habano
 Price: $3.50

Obsidian Mini Corona Review

The Label Factor:

Points for originality here.  The black label on this Obsidian Mini Corona covers most the cigar and gives the whole thing a dark, mysterious, semi-goth look.  As a fan of dark, oily cigars, I initially was drawn to this stick by the label.  I mistook the label for the wrapper and was shocked to see such a dark black cigar.  Well, turns out I am dumb and the label is just humongous.   The Obsidian definitely has some curb appeal though.  Dark label with a cool white logo really made this cigar stand out on the shelf when I was shopping around at the Cigars International B&M in Easton PA the other week. I’m a sucker for good marketing so I picked up a few.

If I have to complain here, I would say that I like to smoke a cigar with the label on.  No good reason for this other than it makes me feel cooler to smoke with a label.  In my world, 90% of the things I do, I do to look cool.

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La Aroma De Cuba Mi Amor Reserva Review

Brand: Ashton                                         Country: Nicaragua
   Size: Divino 6.2″ x 52                          Wrapper: Mexican Cuban-Seed Oscuro
 Price: $9.80 (Buy)

La Aroma De Cuba Mi Amor Reserva Review

The Label Factor:

I have talked about the excellence of Ashton labels in the past and the La Aroma De Cuba line has some of my absolute favorite labels.  Attention other cigar manufacturers: This is how you pull off a double band.  The first band provides some interesting artwork that looks fantastic against the dark brown wrapper. The second band lets you know that you are smoking a special La Aroma De Cuba, the Mi Amor Reserva.  Eye catching, and informative!

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