“Smoked Up” No.66

Getting back the somewhat usual smoking routine this past week. I enjoyed a few more cigars and didn’t have to help my buddy move (again) this past weekend. I had planned to take the family to an Easter event, but the Misses’ hip was bothering her and there was no sense in aggravating it anymore […]


“Smoked Up” No.8

The past week has been fairly busy for me. I had my daughter, Satori’s 2nd birthday and party to plan and execute. That went over well, and glad its over and done. She is growing up fast; almost too fast for me! I got to have a small herf at a local “famous” BBQ joint […]


Drew Estates Liga Privada T52 Flying Pig

One of the most interesting cigars I’ve ever received at IPCPR was the Liga Privada No. 9 Flying Pig from Drew Estates. It was this short, fat, almost jet black perfecto that was hard as a rock. My friend Tom and I both got samples and I put mine away to try later. Tom lit […]


Liga Privada Unico Serie Dirty Rat

The Liga Privada line from Drew Estates has been one of the most successful cigar lines in what I’m calling the new cigar boom.  It all started with the No. 9 and then followed by the amazing T52 stalk cured cigar.  Steve Saka, the creator of the Liga Privada line, decided to come out with […]


Ben talks to Steve Saka of Drew Estate Cigars about the new additions to the Liga Privada


Liga Privada No. 9 Flying Pig

The Flying Pig is a limited edition cigar from the Liga Privada line which has a limited production of only about 125 cigars per day. The blend is also different from the Nicaraguan Puro like the other Liga Privada No. 9s. 4 1/8″ x 60 Wrapper: Dark Connecticut Broadleaf ligero Binder: Plantation grown Brazilian Mata […]


March 2010 Contest

It’s been a while since we’ve had a contest here at Nice Tight Ash, and it’s definitely time to put an end to that! The nice people at Drew Estate are providing a great prize pack.


New Ash: Liga Privada T52

In 2007 Drew Estate introduced the Liga Privada No. 9, which is the personal cigar of President Steve Saka. Now two years later an extension of the Liga Privada Line has been introduced. The Liga Privada T52 debuted at the 2009 IPCPR Trade Show and has been described as a stronger and more full-bodied version […]