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Cigar Review: Undercrown Manifesto

Undercrown Manifesto (AKA “Liga Krump”) The Undercrown Manifesto is a very unique cigar with an equally unique origin. In January of 2013, John Krump, a fellow Brother of the Leaf, just like you and I, purchased an antique German cigar mold off of Craigslist. Upon acquiring the mold, he posted a photo of it on a cigar oriented Facebook group to share his excitement about his new find. Among dozens of comments on the photo, Jonathan Drew, of Drew Estate mentioned that he was very interested in the mold and…

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Cigar Review 

Herrera Esteli Edicion Limitada Lancero

The Herrera Esteli Edicion Limitada is the sixth vitola and the first Limited Edition released from the Herrera Esteli line by Drew Estate. Herrera Esteli was Willy Herrera’s debut cigar and is a fantastic addition to Drew Estate’s lineup; adding a “Cubanesque” flavor profile to their portfolio. 2,000 boxes of 15 cigars were released, making the total production of the Herrera Esteli Edicion Limitada Lancero 30,000 cigars. Year of Production: 2014 Vitola: Lancero (7×38) Blend: Wrapper: Ecuadorian Habano Binder: Honduran Filler: Nicaraguan (Esteli and Jalapa) Appearance: The Herrera Esteli Lancero…

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Cigar Lifestyle 

The Cigar Nut Contest – Share a Review and Win Herrera Esteli Cigars!

First and foremost all of us at The Cigar Nut want to personally thank Jonathan Drew and Drew Estate for their amazing contribution and sponsorship of this contest! Without the support of Jonathan, our staff and our readers – this contest from The Cigar Nut would not be possible and for that we want to thank all of you! Would you like to win a 5 pack of Herrera Esteli? How about a Herrera Esteli Ashtray?! Share your favorite review from The Cigar Nut to be entered into the contest,…

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News 

Cigar News: Drew Estate Announces UC Shady XV

Drew Estate Announces Undercrown ShadyXV Premium Cigar And Partnership with Shady Records Estelí, Nicaragua – Drew Estate announced today the release of the Undercrown ShadyXV, a line extension to their coveted Undercrown line, produced in partnership with Shady Records. The NY and Detroit-based Shady Records celebrates their fifteenth anniversary in 2014 and will be working with Drew Estate on the release of the Undercrown ShadyXV. ShadyXV, a compilation celebrating the label’s anniversary and featuring greatest hits alongside new music from Shady Records artists, will be released on November 24. The…

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Swisher International in actions to acquire Drew Estate

Amidst major acquisitions and partnerships in the industry recently, namely the Torano acquisition by General Cigar as well as Sam Leccia joining General Cigar, there has been some speculation as to whether Drew Estate would also be acquired and, if so, by whom. As of August, two of our sources, who are both involved with Drew Estate, have confirmed that Swisher International is moving forward in their actions to acquire Drew Estate. We have been informed that this acquisition will be kept out of the public eye for quite some…

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Cigar News: Tienda Exclusiva by Willy Herrera

Today Drew Estate announce the release of the Tienda Exclusiva by Willy Herrera.  This will be a store exclusive going to Barrister Cigars in Union, New Jersey.  The project began after the 2013 New Jersey Cigar Festival where Willy Herrera introduced Barrister owner David Mallow to the blend.  In the official press release from Drew Estate Herrera had this to say:         “This was one of the blends that I was working on through 2012 and 2013. David smoked       it at the Festival and kept…

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