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Preproduction

Liga Privada Motherf****** Flying Pig

In 2009, Drew Estate reintroduced the Flying Pig vitola to the world in the form of the Liga Privada No. 9. It was limited to...
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Sam Leccia Debut Double Churchill

In 2013, Sam Leccia returned to the cigar industry with Leccia Tobacco, his new company that released two different lines in the spring. This was...
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Cain FF 543 (Preproduction)

During the annual STUDIO TOBAC World Tour, STUDIO TOBAC Ambassador Bryan Scholle visited some shops in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and I was able to...
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Viva Republica Thrice Toro (Preproduction)

Viva Republica’s third release was strong. The Guerrilla Warfare gave Brooks a fight that was memorable, particularly for the small vitola. That’s why when brand...
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Aquitaine Blockhead (Preproduction)

Since the launch of RoMaCraft Tobac in January 2012, the company has quickly expanded into three full lines of cigars, each of which contain a...
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Ortega The Wild Bunch Island Jim WaHoo (Preproduction)

As you’re likely aware, Eddie Ortega announced an ambitious project in the summer of 2012 dubbed the Wild Bunch that would see him release a...
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Ortega The Wild Bunch Iron Mike I-Beam (Preproduction)

In July 2012, Eddie Ortega began talking about a new project he was working on, the Dirty Dozen. While he didn’t release a ton of...
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Review: Ortega The Wild Bunch Big Bad John Jackhammer (Preproduction)

News of a new limited run batch of cigars from Eddie Ortega started to surface on Facebook in late July, just a few weeks before...
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Liga Privada No. 9 (2006)

In July 2006, the Liga Privada No. 9 made its first public debut at Drew Estate’s RTDA booth. The story has been told numerous times,...
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Review: Oliva Connecticut Reserve F Lonsdale (Preproduction)

As we have said all week, While chatting with Ian Hummel and Bryan Scholle of Oliva/Studio Tobac fame at the IPCPR Show in Las Vegas earlier in the year,...
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Review: Cain Daytona Maduro 646 (Preproduction)

Here we are at day four of the Oliva/Studio Tobac test blend week and I must say it’s been really fun trying out these cigars...
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