Liga Privada Único Papas Fritas Review

Brand: Drew Estate                  Country: Nicaragua
Size: 4 1/2 x 44                       Wrapper: Connecticut Broadleaf
Price: $5.99 (Buy)             No. Smoked: 2

Liga Privada Papas Fritas Review

The Label Factor:

I think the majority of Papas Fritas marketing money went to the kick-ass packaging as opposed to the somewhat subdued label. That’s not to say the label is ugly; it’s not. It just doesn’t quite live up to the awesomeness that is the rest of the Liga Privada line.

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Nica Rustica Review

Brand: Drew Estate                   Country: Nicaragua
Size: El Brujito 6 x 52               Wrapper: Connecticut Broadleaf
Price: $6.95 (Buy)              No. Smoked: 2

Nica Rustica Review

The Label Factor:

The yellow and red colors on the Nica Rustica paint a stark contrast to the Undercrown and Liga Privada lines that Drew Estate has become synonymous with. The label itself appears to be made out of a thick, leather-like substance reminiscent of the Herrera Esteli. Against the Connecticut Broadleaf wrapper, it works well. When combined with the 50-count boxes these come housed in, you have a cigar that does a great job standing out on the shelf.

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La Dueña Review

Brand: Miami Cigar Co.                Country: Nicaragua
Size: Petit Robusto 4.5 x 52         Wrapper: Connecticut Broadleaf
Price: $7.50 ( Buy )                No. Smoked: 2

La Dueña Review

The Label Factor:

On tonights episode of Learning Spanish Through Cigar Smoking; we’re taking a look at the word “Dueña”. Not be confused with “sueño”, meaning “dream,” “La Dueña” means “the owner.” In this case, referring to Janny Garcia, the daughter of legendary blender Don Pepin Garcia. The label displays a white silhouette of a woman, presumable Janny, and really pops against the dark chocolate Connecticut Broadleaf wrapper. Will the La Dueña be the cigar of your sueños? Stay tuned!

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Liga Privada UF-13 Dark Review

Brand: Drew Estate                           Country: Nicaragua
Size: 5.5 x 52                                    Wrapper: Connecticut Broadleaf Dark Mediums
Price: $13.95

Liga Privada UF-13 Review

The Label Factor:

What do you say about a cigar band that hasn’t been said many times before? The UF-13, which stands for Único Fuerte, differentiates itself with a unique hand-written font and, the thing that will catch most peoples attention; a badass twisted cap. I don’t know much about rolling cigars, but that sure doesn’t seem easy. There is no mistaking the UF-13 for any other Liga Privada; it stands on its own. Also, spoiler alert for what’s to come in the review, but it also stands on its own flavor-wise.

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