Drew Estate Liga Privada ‘Surgeon’ Safari Blend Review

Brand: Drew Estate              Country: Nicaragua
Size: Toro 6 x 52                 Wrapper: Capa C.T. Habano
Price: Priceless!            No. Smoked: 1

Drew Estate Cigar Safari Cigar Surgeon Review

The Label Factor:

One of the benefits to attending the Drew Estate Cigar Safari is the chance to create your own custom blend. This blend comes from fellow cigar blogger “Cigar Surgeon,” who writes for Cigar Federation. I would have liked to see a little more flair in the band. Is it too much to ask for a Liga Privada label with “Cigar Surgeon” text on it?

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Liga Privada Único L40 Review

Brand: Drew Estate        Country: Nicaragua
Size: 7 x 40                    Wrapper: Connecticut River Valley Stalk Cut and Cured Habano
Price: $14.60

Liga Privada Unico L40 Review

The Label Factor:

The Liga Privada L40 follows the same design pattern as the rest of the LP line. Where the L40 gets a special nod, however, is the excitement it brings to have one of these in your possession. Being one of the more difficult Liga Privada Único sticks to locate, it’s thrilling when one finally lands in your humidor.

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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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Herrera Esteli Review

Brand: Drew Estate                                              Country:  Nicaragua
Size: Toro Especial 6 1/4 x 54                             Wrapper:  Ecuadorian Habano
Price: $9.35 (Buy)

Herrera Esteli Review

The Label Factor:

This label is pretty slick, but not in the literal sense. The Herrera Esteli has a label that feels like it’s made from cloth or canvas. It feels good. Also, it looks good. The red text on the light background reminds me of an old school fight promotion poster or even an old movie poster. Something about it feels vintage. Maybe Drew Estate was going for a hipster cigar. I could picture the Herrera at Starbucks wearing skinny jeans, a flannel, suspenders and a beret, sipping a latte, while writing a screen play. Well, except Starbucks is too mainstream.

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