Ortega Serie D Natural Review

Brand: Ortega                                 Country: Nicaragua
Size: No. 20 6 x 60                         Wrapper: Ecuador Habano
Price: $9.30                             No. Smoked: 2

Ortega Serie D Natural Review

The Label Factor:

The Ortega Serie D label could also be referred to as “the total package.” The red, gold and white colors pop against the backdrop of the gorgeous Ecuador Habano wrapper. If you weren’t paying attention while browsing your local tobacconist, the front tells you it’s a Serie D, while the back shows you not only the wrapper but the vitola! You can’t ask for much more than that.

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CAO Brazilia Carnivale Review

Brand: CAO                               Country: Nicaragua, Honduras, Dominican Republic
Size: 6 ½ x 60                           Wrapper: Habano Grueso
Price: $8.30

CAO Brazilia Carnivale Review

The Label Factor:

As far as I can tell, the only difference between the Carnivale and the original Brazilia is the additional of the yellow and green band on the foot, which reads, “Carnivale.” I’ve always been a fan of the CAO flag labels and the addition of a secondary band only enhances the appeal. A fine looking cigar, to be sure.

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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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My Uzi Weighs A Ton Review!

Brand:   Drew Estate                 Country:  Nicaragua
   Size:   Robusto 5×60              Wrapper:  Maduro
 Price:   $8.90 (Buy)

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The Label Factor:

You know the mold? Well it’s broken with this one. You won’t find a shiny embossed label on the My Uzi. Instead you find a substantial text-based label that was interesting enough to lure us in. The name of this cigar is a full sentence, so you need a pretty large label just to fit everything on there.

It was hard to judge this book by its cover because it’s unlike any other covers I’ve seen. In the end, the label leaves you with a strong, bold impression. Very much the opposite of the impression left by the cigar itself.

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