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Liga Privada

Drew Estate Announces Liga Privada Smaller Ring Line Extensions

Drew Estate announces the Corona Viva, Short Panatela, and Petit Corona vitola extensions for Liga Privada No. 9 and T52, as well as the Unico Serie Nasty Fritas will be available for Drew Diplomat Retailers. Each of the DDRP releases will be displayed in Drew Estate’s Booth at the IPCPR Convention and Tradeshow held, July 14-17, 2018 in Las Vegas Nevada. The No. 9 and T52 Corona Viva, Short Panatela, and Petit corona will now […]

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Liga Privada T52 Flying Pig Cigar Review

Originally released in 2010, the Liga Privada T52 Flying pig was the follow-up to the No. 9 Flying Pig. It’s part of the unico series from Drew Estate that includes the Dirty Rat, Ratzilla, L40, and Feral Flying Pig some of which are in stock at at the time of this review but given their limited release status they come and go on a regular basis. Cigar Review: Liga Privada T52 Flying Pig Wrapper: Connecticut […]

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Liga Privada Dirty Rat Burn

Liga Privada Dirty Rat Cigar Review

This past weekend Drew Estate held its annual Barn Smoker in the Connecticut River Valley at a farm that grows tobacco for use in their Liga Privada lines. With over 600 people in attendance people learned about the process of stalk cut tobacco, and got to see all the hard work that goes into making a cigar from the tobacco growers standpoint. For those that weren’t able to attend, The Cigar Authority traveled to last summer […]

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Undercrown Shade Burn

Undercrown Shade Gran Toro Cigar Review

In 2015 Master Blender Willy Herrera released his first blend for Drew Estate that did not fall under his namesake brand name. To create the Undercrown Shade, Herrera worked closely with the Undercrown roller team that blended the original Undercrown line. The original Undercrown line was developed by rollers who could not smoke the Liga Privada line due to supply issues. Instead, they worked together to create that line that uses similar tobaccos to Liga, […]

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Webcast: The Ugly Truth About Maduro Cigars

We at The Cigar Authority love a little controversy and today, we go dark and reveal THE UGLY TRUTH ABOUT MADURO CIGARS… we are going to pull the curtain back and tell you the processes, good and bad. We will light up the Liga Privada T52 and the La Galera Maduro plus we will share with you some of our favorite Maduro sticks… Be sure to join us live on and let us know […]

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Liga Privada T52 Tubo Burn

Liga Privada T52 Toro Tubo Cigar Review

Last week I was gifted a Liga Privada T52 by a customer at Two Guys Smoke Shop who asked gif I would write a review of the cigar. So today, I will fill that obligation and write-up the requested review. It’s a joyous time of year for Liga Privada fans as a lot of the limited size releases are available at retailers across the nation and our friends at Two Guys Smoke Shop have a […]

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The Tabernacle Corona Cigar Review

The Tabernacle is Foundation Cigar Company’s newest super premium cigar. It is a combination of tastes that calls on founder Nicholas Melillo’s roots in the Connecticut River Valley and his work with the finest artisanal tobacco batches in Nicaragua. The Tabernacle box tells the story of the cigar’s name. The artwork features an image of none other than Haile Selassie, 225th King of Abyssinia, whose lineage traces directly to King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba. The […]

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Liga Privada No. 9 Corona Doble Cigar Review

Every now and then I get a craving for a cigar. Often, I don’t know what I want and I wander around the humidor like a lost puppy trying to figure out what I want to smoke. This morning however, I wanted to smoke a Liga Privada No. 9 and as luck would have it our friend Peter Hudson sent a bunch of them my way. Cigar Review: La Piga Privada No. 9Country of Origin: NicaraguaWrapper: Connecticut BroadleafBinder: Brazilian Mata […]

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Mi Querida by Steve Saka – Prerelease Cigar Review

On Saturday, Steve Saka of Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust joined us on The Cigar Authority show to talk about some of his new brands and the current state of the tobacco industry. During his time on the show, we all got to share one of his new broadleaf blends, Mi Querida (translates to My Mistress in Spanish). A cigar, he says, should please fans of his previous work. What am I smoking? Cigar Review: Mi Querida […]

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Smoking New Cigars With Steve Saka

This week on The Cigar Authority we are joined by Steve Saka of Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust. We will light up some new cigars including the Sobremesa Short Churchill and Mi Querida. We will discuss how the past 8 months have been for Steve as a brand owner and look into what the future may hold. Also we will name the winners of the #TCABOOM campaign and let you know who won a 5 pack […]

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