Less than three weeks after offering the Ratzilla for sale for the first time at a Casa de Montecristo event, Jonathan Drew of Drew Estate confirmed a small quantity of cigars from a 2011 batch will be shipped out to various retailers across the country, including over 100 bundles for an event at Jeff Borysiewicz’s [...]
At the 2011 IPCPR trade show, Drew Estate unveiled their Lancero, the Liga Privada Ünico Serie L40. Like pretty much everything Drew Estate had at the trade show (Undercrown, Feral Flying Pig, Liga Privada A, MUWAT and extensions to Natural), it wasn’t a surprise. L40 had been floating around in prerelease forms in larger capacity [...]
Last year, I published an article entitled Ten Questions for 2011. The concept was simple, what were a few of the topics to watch for in the upcoming year. With the notable exception of E.P. Carrillo’s crazy year, I’d like to think that we covered most of the major topics of 2011. With another year [...]
Editor’s Note: A few things. Last week I stated that we would not be publishing a Top Ten list this year, I lied. Due to a variety of things, one will come out sometime this week. Sales meetings start this week and will continue through the middle of January, which means you can expect lots [...]
Editor’s Note: As far as what is after the jump, it may seem a bit light. The reality is, this week is anything but. There are quite a few details that are being tied up for other stories for later in the week, at least I think. Without getting too much into trying to make [...]
Editor’s Note: Rest in peace Steve. Here’s to the Crazy Ones. — el niño diablo. Viaje Skull and Bones “?” — These will be out this month, glow-in-the-dark and white bands. Viaje Exclusivo Lancero — Details are here. Farkas indicated that the hold-up for the Trifecta humidor was because one of the product wasn’t ready. [...]
The narrative we tell today is one of two very different cigars, both born in the Drew Estate factory and both inspired by the Dirty Rat. While almost no one has heard of the Liga Privada EV-10, the L40 is a cigar that’s generated quite a bit of buzz. And unlike the EV-10, the L40 is bound for production and set to make an appearance at the IPCPR show in Las Vegas, two months from now.
Today we will be taking a look at a much anticipated prerelease cigar, the Liga Privada L40. Liga Privada cigars have always been known to float around in prerelease form for quite some time now. It’s a wonderful chance for people to sample blends that will be made in the future and sometimes blends that [...]