Monday, November 12, 2012

La Gloria Cubano - Trunk Show - Liga LR1

Strength: mild - medium
Origins: Dominican Republic
Wrapper: Habano Connecticut Fino
Shape: straight
Length: 7"
Ring size: 52
Approx. cost: $7.50
Bdawg says: Another new cigar released at the 2012 IPCPR. The Liga LR-1 features a smokable band that is actually a piece of die-cut tobacco leaf patterned in the shape of the La Gloria Cubana logo and glued to the wrapper. The Liga LR-1 comes in lacquered boxes of 26, of which only 500 were produced. And I got my hands on one.

A beautiful reddish-brown, oily, veiny wrapper. The draw is a little tight, but acceptable. The ash is long, tight, and powdery white. The flavor, is smooth, sweet spice and cedar. The burn was slow and even.

Click here for more information on Gloria Cubana Cigars.

General Cigar's Liga LR-1.
A close-up of the smokable cigar band.

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