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Quick Smoke: Drew Estate Liga Privada No. 9 Pre-Release Sample

8 Apr 2012

Each Saturday and Sunday we’ll post a Quick Smoke: not quite a full review, just our brief verdict on a single cigar of “buy,” “hold,” or “sell.”

Back when the Liga Privada No. 9 was just hitting the market, I received a few of these “pre-release samples” dated 2007 as a throw-in when I bought a box at a Liga event at my local tobacconist. Now with around five years of age on it, I decided to light up my last remaining one to see how time has changed the cigar. It is well-balanced with milk chocolate, slight spice, and bready flavors. Not nearly as full-bodied as a more recently rolled Liga No. 9, it’s a very good smoke, but I definitely prefer a more recent vintage.

Verdict = Buy.

Patrick S

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3 Responses to “Quick Smoke: Drew Estate Liga Privada No. 9 Pre-Release Sample”

  1. Darryl Sunday, April 8, 2012 at 10:21 am #

    Interesting. I'm unable to let any LP 9 I ever get my hands on to sit that long. I can't seem to get enough of them. I went to one of their events a few years ago and received an MF-13, still sitting in the humi and waiting for an occasion or something to smoke it. Happy Easter fellas!

  2. Patrick Ashby Sunday, April 8, 2012 at 10:00 pm #

    Happy Easter to all. What a great day it was to enjoy the Masters thrilling finish, spend time with family over good food, and enjoy a fine cigar. I hope you all had a terrific weekend.

    Back to work…

  3. Jonathan Drew Monday, April 9, 2012 at 10:54 pm #

    Smoke that damn MF 13, brother Darryl. Its time …!!!