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Liga Privada No.9

Discussion in 'Cigar Database' started by deford, Dec 22, 2013.

  1. deford

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    From Drew Estate the No.9 was originally created for their own "in house " pleasure....luckily they released it to the general public. Liga Privada means “private blend.” Seven different tobaccos from seven distinct vegas are included. Wrapper is hand fermented for 18+ months, no sweat allowed. Only four pairs within the factory are certified to produce. Each pair is allowed to craft only 250 cigars per day. Cigars are aged a full year before offered for sale. Very limited production, available only from Appointed Merchants.

    Specs:
    Capa:
    Connecticut Broadleaf #1 Darks
    Capote: Plantation-Grown Brazilian Mata Fina
    Tripa: Select Honduran and Nicaraguan Cuban Seed
    Strength: Medium – Full
    Packaging: 24 & 48-ct SBN Wheel Cabinet Boxes
    Taste Profile: Lush, earthy and espresso-like with incredibly dense body.
    Cigar Style: An unparalleled smoking experience for the connoisseur.

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  2. marvink

    marvink Had too much
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    What does "no sweat allowed" mean?
     
  3. deford

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    It's a fermenting process for the tobacco where the leaves are stacked flat about four feet high creating heat that "sweats" ammonia and other chemicals out of the tobacco. I guess they don't do it with this cigar.
     
  4. jdmitch

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    I thought I remember reading an article about two methods of fermenting. One is what you describe and works quicker (and does more at once), but I think there was something else that is slower...
     
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    Actually, sweating is the slower method, the other uses a heat source to generate more heat and speed up the process. After these fermenting processes the tobacco still will be aged before it's ready to smoke...
     
  6. jdmitch

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    Hmmm... I can't imagine DE would do it the faster way for the LP line... Now I'm really confused what is meant by No Sweat...
     
  7. deford

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    It may not be about faster, maybe just different end results....whatever he's doing is working...;)
     
  8. jdmitch

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    Agreed!
     
  9. Scott P.

    Scott P. Had way too much
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    I've had that, many times!!!!!! This is one of my favorite cigars, and in my opinion, better than many Cuban cigars. My only problem is that they are so dang expensive.
     
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    Love the No. 9 :) ImageUploadedByIve Had That1396209932.808168.jpg ImageUploadedByIve Had That1396209965.042866.jpg
     
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    ImageUploadedByIve Had That1396648979.976208.jpg

    I had to nub mine last nite...
     
  13. deford

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    Oh you had to eh?? It made you??? Ha...me too...
     
  14. dema9o9ue

    dema9o9ue Had too much
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    I've only smoke two of these and each time I had awful split wrapper issues. They were both from the same shop who I think wasn't caring for the humidor well. I'd like to try again.
     
  15. Kyle C

    Kyle C Had a little
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    Great review, awesome stick
     
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    I'm with you Scott. I've built my inventory by buying a few samplers over time, $300+ at one pop is hard to swallow.
     
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    Satisfaction! ImageUploadedByIve Had That1447283331.680872.jpg
     
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    Translated to English, "Liga Privada" means "private blend." It is the perfect name, as this cigar was originally crafted not for resale, but for our own personal humidors. Dozens of intricate blends were created, but No. 9 was flawless in both flavor and character. Rich, complex and full bodied without being harsh, this amazing vitola is best described in one word: satisfying.

    When you light a Liga Privada No. 9, you are smoking a puro that was intended and expected to be smoked by us. Aged a full year, no expense has been spared or shortcut taken in its creation as we expect cigar perfection with every puff.

    Blend Summary:

    Capa: Connecticut Broadleaf #1 Darks
    Capote: Plantation-Grown Brazilian Mata Fina
    Tripa: Select Honduran and Nicaraguan Cuban Seed
    Strength: Medium - Full
    Packaging: 24 & 48-ct SBN Wheel Cabinet Boxes
    Taste Profile: Lush, earthy and espresso-like with incredibly dense body.
    Cigar Style: An unparalleled smoking experience for the connoisseur.

    Exquisitely crafted from aged tobaccos from seven farms, this cigar was originally created for our personal humidors rather than sale. It is guaranteed to be flawless in construction, flavor and character. Rich, complex and full bodied without being harsh, this vitola is best described in one word: Satisfying.
     
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    Please add this to the already established "Liga Privada No. 9" thread. Thanks!
     
  20. Eric

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    I have merged the two Liga 9 threads.
     

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