Undercrown Flying Pig

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    Undercrown Flying Pig. This cigar was released in 2012, in The Netherlands. The name was Undercrown Flying Pig XRL. XLF stood for Extremely Rare Limited. Less than 200 boxes of 12 were released. And flew off the shelves like hotcakes. it was a release for Compaenen. Compaenen is a cooperation of independent tobacco shops in The Netherlands. They combine their buying power to negotiate exclusive releases for the participating shop. Pre-releases, private label cigars and limited editions such as the Undercrown Flying Pig XLR.

    Two years later, Drew Estate released the Undercrown Flying Pig in the United States. And the cigar has been a hit there as well. And everywhere else where it’s been released. At first, it was a limited edition, now it’s a regular production cigar. The wrapper is a Mexican San Andres Maduro leaf. The binder is a stalk cut Habano from the Connecticut River Valley in the United States. The fillers come from Nicaragua and Brazil. Reviews of the Undercrown Shade Flying Pig and Undercrown Sun Grown Flying pigs are uploaded as well.

    Name: Drew Estate Undercrown
    Country: Nicaragua
    Factory: Gran Fabrica Drew Estate
    Size: 3 15/16×60
    Vitola: Flying Pig
    Wrapper: Mexico San Andres
    Binder: USA Connecticut Stalk Cut Habano
    Filler: Nicaragua, Brazil Mata Fina
    Price: € 9,50 (The Netherlands)
    Cutter: Xikar X2
    Lighter: single flameSmoke conditions: indoors with ventilator
    Smoke time: two hours ten minutes

    The review

    The cigar looks great. That shape, as we mentioned in the reviews of the Undercrown Shade Flying Pig and the Undercrown Sun Grown Flying Pig, is a favorite. And again, the color scheme of the ring fits the wrapper like a glove. The dark, matte, blue with the gold on that dark wrapper is a perfect match. The pigtail is a nice touch. The wrapper is leathery. The aroma is of dark chocolate and spices.



    The cold draw is perfect. It has a flavor of raw tobacco. Once lit, it’s leather, chocolate, green herbs, and coffee. After a few puffs, leather and pepper are the main flavors. But on the background, there’s still faint dark chocolate as well. The flavors open up and become stronger. Pepper, wood, leather, chocolate, and hay. The flavors are spicy and full, with a mild buttery mouthfeel.



    The draw is great and this is a classic Drew Estate smoke bomb. Thick, white, full smoke. Enough to get a response from the fire department. The burn isn’t perfect, but also not bad. The salt and pepper colored ash is firm. The cigar is full flavored and full bodied. The smoke time is two hours and ten minutes.

    Strength: Full
    Flavor: Full

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    • T**********

      Excellent review

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        thank you

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Cigar Region Nicaragua
Filler Brazilian Mata Fina & Nicaragua Habano
Wrapper San Andres Negro
Binder Connecticut River Valley Stalk Cut & Cured Sun Grown Habano
Length 4 1/8
Ring Gauge 60
Vitola Perfecto
Construction Hand Made