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Drew Estate Undercrown Maduro

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A high-end cigar for the working man.

Normally known for their infused cigars, Drew Estate’s made a huge splash with their traditional Liga Privada #9. A favorite amongst the factory’s rollers, Drew Estate had to tell the rollers to stop burning the blend because of the high demand of the cigar. So the working man had to adapt…

And adapt they did. Created by the rollers of the Drew Estate factory, Undercrown uses tobaccos similar to the Liga Privada #9 but that are more readily available. While the Liga Privada #9 is full flavored treat, the Undercrown is a notch down in strength. Wrapped in a dark San Andres maduro wrapper, Drew Estate Undercrown starts with notes of coffee with a slight hint of spice that becomes more prominent as the cigar progresses. Even as it progresses, the cigar still manages to round out as a medium to full-bodied treat.

Drew Estate Undercrown received a well-deserved 91-rating, earning a spot in the Top 25 Cigars of 2017. The reviewers noted, "shows a strong oaky, leather character finessed by hints of vanilla and a roasted coffee bean finish."


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Belicoso (6.0"x52)
Box of 25 In Stock $220.00
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$176.00
Belicoso (6.0"x52)
Pack of 5 Backordered $44.00
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$38.99
Churchill (7.0"x48)New
Box of 25 Backordered $240.00
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$192.00
Churchill (7.0"x48)New
Pack of 5 Backordered $48.00
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$42.00
Corona Doble (Double Corona) (7.0"x54)
Box of 25 In Stock $254.00
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$203.20
Corona Doble (Double Corona) (7.0"x54)
Pack of 5 In Stock $50.80
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$44.00
Corona Viva (5.6"x46)
Box of 25 In Stock $200.00
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$160.00
Corona Viva (5.6"x46)
Pack of 5 In Stock $40.00
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$35.00
Coronets Tins (Cigarillos) (4.0"x32)New
Pack of 50 Backordered $90.00
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$72.00
Coronets Tins (Corona) (4.0"x32)New
Pack of 10 Backordered $18.00
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$16.50
Flying Pig (Perfecto) (4.1"x60)
Box of 12 Out Of Stock $153.12
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$122.50   Notify
Gordito (Gordo) (6.0"x60)
Box of 25 In Stock $270.00
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$216.00
Gordito (Gordo) (6.0"x60)
Pack of 5 In Stock $54.00
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$47.50
Gran Toro (6.0"x52)
Box of 25 Backordered $216.00
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$172.80
Gran Toro (6.0"x52)
Pack of 5 Backordered $43.20
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$38.00
Robusto (5.0"x54)
Box of 25 In Stock $206.00
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$164.80
Robusto (5.0"x54)
Pack of 5 In Stock $41.20
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$36.00
Toro Tubo (6.0"x50)
Box of 10 In Stock $108.00
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$86.40
Overall Rating 4.64 out of 5 Based on 300 Ratings

Customer Reviews of “Drew Estate Undercrown Maduro”

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5 out of 5
5 Star
227
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49
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5 out of 5
This is my favorite
Great smoke throughout but burns funny a lot ? One side or the other not an even burn on all sizes ?
5 out of 5
excellent cigar. I am new
excellent cigar. I am new to Drew Estate cigars, but like them very much especially the undercrown maduro
5 out of 5
A great smoke 💨
A great smoke 💨
5 out of 5
Drew Estate
Good Draw perfect cigar
5 out of 5
Excellent cigar
Clean burn nice smooth smoke.
5 out of 5
Drew estate media noche
These are plain yummy. Good draw and pleasant strength
4 out of 5
Great smoke
Great smoke
5 out of 5
Hank
Great smoke well made
4 out of 5
Not bad at all.
Not bad at all.
5 out of 5
Undercrowns FTW
What can I say? These a great smokes. Extremely consistent. Smooth, nutty flavor with an excellent draw. You'd be doing yourself a favor by picking up a box.
3 out of 5
Overated
Mediocre at best!
5 out of 5
Very impressed
Very impressed
4 out of 5
Good value cigar
Good value cigar
5 out of 5
Undercrown maduro
Really a fine cigar. Love San Andras wrapper. Plenty of tastd and smoke.
5 out of 5
What a stick!
Awesome!
4 out of 5
Good!
Must’ve been good. I smoked them all!
5 out of 5
Undercrown
Great cigar with great flavor the whole way
3 out of 5
Harsh`
I liked the Undercrown Shade so I thought I might try the maduro. I guess I'll stick to the Shade....
5 out of 5
Great smoke
Great smoke
4 out of 5
Undercrown Robusto
Medium to full bodied. Nice flavors. Did have to relight a few times
4 out of 5
4.5 stars.
Very good cigar. Smooth smoke good flavor good price. I’m stingy with giving out 5 stars. There’s only been 1 cigar ever that got 5 stars from me. I would def. recommend the undercrown.
5 out of 5
Hidden gem
Great cigar for the price 1 of my goto smokes
4 out of 5
Good deal
Good deal
5 out of 5
Good cigar
Good flavor, even burn. My only issue is that I need to be careful cutting them. Have broken the wrapper on a few
5 out of 5
One of my new favorites
Got a 5-pack to try and let it sit in the humidor for a few days. Fired one up and was very pleased. Burn was even and taste was great. I like med-full and this was satisfying. Have bought more and adding this to my list of favorites.
5 out of 5
Flying high
Nice draw, burns even, good flavor, I normally let my new cigars sit in my humidor for a month before I try one,but they were good after a few days and they should only get better. I wish I had upgraded for the additional 10.
5 out of 5
great stogie and gets better
great stogie and gets better as you get through it!
4 out of 5
A better cigar
strong full flavor, good burn with little or no canoeing. Will buy again.
5 out of 5
Great Smoke!!
Great Smoke. Must have in your humidor.
5 out of 5
A savory smoke
All you need to know is that these cigars were created by the Drew Estates rollers when demand for the Liga Privada cigars prevented them from smoking the cigars. They use the same rare tobaccos in the Liga Privada cigars but their own unique blend. I give these cigars at least a 90.
5 out of 5
Great enjoyable smoke for the price
Great flavor. Burns even and a all around great smoke. Definently worthy of sitting down and enjoying this one. Awesome cigar for the price.
3 out of 5
Nubs
Ok
4 out of 5
Nice Cigar
Undercrown Corona Viva has good taste, nice size and is well put together.
3 out of 5
Undercrown
Although a quality cigar, moisture content was so low the cigar would break down with simple handling
4 out of 5
Great Value
These Undercrowns are well built and tasty. No complaints, I will be buying another box soon!
3 out of 5
It's OK
In my opinion, Drew Estates has always been a little too proud of it's products. This smoke exemplifies that. A good smoke but a little overpriced.
5 out of 5
one of my favorite cigars,
one of my favorite cigars, I always keep some on hand.
5 out of 5
This little piggie
The best of the Undercrown line.
5 out of 5
Another great cigar from Drew
Another great cigar from Drew Estates.
5 out of 5
Corona viva
Great cigar great deal
5 out of 5
Great cigar for the price
Great cigar for the price
5 out of 5
UC ALWAYS RULES
The full flavor of the Maduro wrapper comes thru. Truly one of the best cigar lines made. The Viva is a great smoke
5 out of 5
Awesome smoke! Ice loved every
Awesome smoke! Ice loved every size of the undercrown I’ve tried!
5 out of 5
Great
Awesome stick for the money.
5 out of 5
Fantastic smoke
Richfull smoke from start to end.
3 out of 5
Great stick
Would be five stars but the cigar caps all split and unraveled, tried several cuts even a punch. Seems, I kept them in my humidors for a week or longer still unraveling. I think this is cause by the storage prior to me receiving
5 out of 5
Undercrown
Great price for a very good cigar that I enjoy...
2 out of 5
Sorry not worth it's rateing!
This cigar is not a 91 in my book It leaves a bitter taste in your throat, taste is blend no sweetness I could not finish smoking it. It may be good for someone that likes low quality cigar that don't have much experience smoking good quality cigar.
4 out of 5
Not bad
Not bad
5 out of 5
Love the undercrown
one of my goto sticks and at this price, you were giving them away!!! wow
5 out of 5
undercrown ... understated
don't let the price fool you, these are delicious cigars priced just right. Good even burn and a smooth draw, This smoke is very consistent from the first draw til you nearly burn your fingers. Good plumes of smoke and nice medium flavor, slightly warmer feel as you get to the end. I would definitely buy again and surely recommend these.
4 out of 5
Not bad right out of the box
I often smoke one right out of the box upon delivery. This is not a bad cigar. Like most cigars it needs a little time. The burn is a little off, but all in all it still has a nutty flavor and a smooth draw. Let this one sit for a while.
5 out of 5
Flying Pig
Lots of flavor. Excellent smoke when you don't have the time for a larger cigar
5 out of 5
One of the Best
My first time with this cigar and I really enjoyed it. Like a lot of great cigars, I was able to smoke it until I couldn't load it any longer..
4 out of 5
Great value
Smooth and mellow. not too much of a flavor complexity but not bland
5 out of 5
My new favorite
Smooth, goes with wine, whiskey, steak, and alone.
5 out of 5
Undercrown perfect
This is an outstanding cigar with a nice rich taste at a great price. I will definitely be telling my friends about this cigar.
5 out of 5
Nice and Smooth
Nice and Smooth
5 out of 5
Undercrown
Perfect cigar
3 out of 5
Probably good
Would have been good if they hadn’t arrived as hard as a ROCK. Very disappointing because it’s nearly impossible to salvage them. NOT happy.
5 out of 5
Drew Estate
Never disappoints
4 out of 5
Smiles and cry’s
I really like this cigar....great flavors, good complexity. However the smoke output, and wonky burning keeps me from loving it
4 out of 5
Enjoyed it
Enjoyed it
4 out of 5
Good enough
Good enough
5 out of 5
Great little smoke when you
Great little smoke when you don't have alot of time.
5 out of 5
Udercrown Madero
Instant favorite.
5 out of 5
Tasty
Good smooth everyday smoke!
5 out of 5
Love Um!
Love Um!
3 out of 5
Could have been better...
Nice cigar at a great price. The only disappointment with the cigar is when I punch the cap it comes undone on some of the cigars. The cap construction is not consistent. Would have received 4 stars without the issue.
5 out of 5
Drew estate!
Awesome cigar start to finish!
5 out of 5
Great smoke!
Great smoke!
4 out of 5
Undercrown were overly dry
good draw but dry . left them in humidor a week after arrival, still dry. It has a good even burn and to me mellow taste.
5 out of 5
Satisfied
Great smoke rich and creamy. It's one of my favorites cigars. Background notes of berries,and leather it's very smooth. This is one of my go to smokes when I visit local cigar shops. I will buy again for sure.
5 out of 5
Good smoke very smooth
Good smoke very smooth
5 out of 5
good cigar
very good taste, well constructed even burn.
5 out of 5
Undercrown
Fantastic little cigar. I am a huge fan of the undercrown line and this one didn’t disappoint at all. It’s great for when I don’t have a lot of time and just want to get a quick smoke in.
5 out of 5
Undercrown Maduro
It's my new favorite, medium body and constant all the way through.
4 out of 5
Excellent!
Excellent cigar! 4.5 stars to be precise, only because it lacks the slightest bit of the richness of it's Liga cousins, the UF-13, the T-52 & the #9. The Undercrown is still a fantastic stick that smokes beautifully and a a slightly more accessible price point. If you haven't tried them, consider it...
5 out of 5
Undercrown
Great taste, quality manufacture make this cigar one of my new favorites.
5 out of 5
Very good singer very impressed
Very good singer very impressed thank you
5 out of 5
drew estate undercrown robusto
they are very good
5 out of 5
Perfect size
My favorite size, and a great blend. Perfect for a daily smoker
4 out of 5
Drew estate
Very good cigar
5 out of 5
Very Nice
I really enjoy this smoke.
5 out of 5
Awesome smoke!
Awesome smoke!
5 out of 5
One of my Favorite smokes
I am a big fan of the Drew Estate Liga line, but these are my frequent go to smokes. Razor sharp burn, good taste and great aroma. What else can I say these are must have cigars. My humidor always have at least 5 of these in stock.
2 out of 5
Let down, corona viva size
I had some issues with the wrapper cracking after cutting, cigars were in the proper humidity. I also had one rolled to lose , hardly getting any smoke. I did contact CI about my dissatisfaction and they took care of me. I might try these again one day but in a different size.
4 out of 5
Very nice
The Carona Viva was not one of the original vitolas if the Undercrown Maduro cigars. The blend was “tweaked” in some manner. I had tried the robusto previously and didn’t care for it. The Carona is a very tasty cigar with an even burn and great draw. If you have tried other vitolas and were disappointed i reccomend you give the Carona Viva a try.
4 out of 5
Undercrown
Really like the Toro size, but this one is still a compliment to Drew Estates line of cigars, but not as tasty as the Toro size.
5 out of 5
Outstanding
What you would expect coming from Drew Estate. Flavor full and well constructed. Excellent cigar
5 out of 5
Great Cigar
The Drew Estate Undercrown is one of the top cigars around. Perfect construction and taste. One of the best.
5 out of 5
Quickly becoming one of my favorites
Undercrowns are underrated! These are awesome!
5 out of 5
Great value.
Great value.
3 out of 5
good order
The Drew estate Undercrown is consistently a good smoke for the price. However this batch was a little dried out.
5 out of 5
Real taste
Great flavor, easy and long lasting smoke. I will order some more for my son and I soon. No better way to bond with my son than to smoke a couple of undercrowns together.
5 out of 5
My favorite cigar
This by far is the best cigar I have bought.
5 out of 5
OneLowCal
Da its an UnderCrown....excellent!
5 out of 5
Undercrown
Love these sticks one of my favorites
5 out of 5
Very nice
Very nice
5 out of 5
Under crown
One of my favorite smokes,very good with nice bourbon,G.Lyman
4 out of 5
Smoked 2 so far. Great
Smoked 2 so far. Great cigar. One burnt uneven and I had some trouble with the draw which is very uncommon for Drew Estate cigars.
5 out of 5
Great
Great cigar. Would definitely buy again.
5 out of 5
Tasty Gar!
Love this one
4 out of 5
Good stick
Good solid smoke.
5 out of 5
Solid smoke
Love the DE Undercrown. Classic taste and consistent throughout. Always a great smoke
4 out of 5
Great Cigars
Undercrowns taste great, but after about 5 cigars, I’ve experienced some burn issues on a couple. It has not kept me from enjoying the cigars. We’ll see why the rest of the box looks like.
4 out of 5
Consistently good
Tons of foot smoke and as always with Drew Estate bold and strong flavor.
5 out of 5
Robusto maduro
Great flavor, great burn, great draw on every stick. Best box I've ever purchased.
5 out of 5
AWESOME
Great Stick,!
3 out of 5
Ehhh
I really really wanted to like these. However, the draw was extremely inconsistent and many had unacceptable draws. I had a box of shade and they were all perfect.
5 out of 5
Good Cigars
Cigars arrived quickly and were packaged very well. So far the cigars burn great and taste even better. Thanks CI
4 out of 5
Good Job Drew!
This a pleasing cigar with a medium full taste that leaves me smiling after every draw. I recommend you gave them a try.
5 out of 5
Fantastic
Fantastic
5 out of 5
Excellent cigar
Excellent cigar
5 out of 5
OMG!!!
Greatest Smoke Ever...
5 out of 5
All it was advertised
Excellent draw, flavor throughout the smoke was consistant
5 out of 5
One of the Best
This is their best cigar. It's a smooth draw and the flavor only gets better the further down as you smoke it.
3 out of 5
I am greatly disappointed in
I am greatly disappointed in this cigar. It won’t stay lit and after a short while it starts to fall apart. Not what I was expecting from Drew Estate.
5 out of 5
Undercrown fan
This is my favorite “for the price” cigar from Drew Estates. Smooth, medium to full bodied cigar that rarely disappoints. 99.9% of the time they are well constructed, draw well by cutting or punching. One of my everyday cigars.
5 out of 5
A new addition to my favorite list!
Excellent full-bodied cigar. Another Drew Estates favorite. Good, even burn and good flavor all the way to the end!
5 out of 5
The under crown experience
Really enjoy the under crown it is my go to smoke and I would highly recommend it.
5 out of 5
Great every day smoke....
Great every day smoke....
5 out of 5
My faves
Got a box of these beauties at msrp And got a 15 cigar drew estate sampler which was awesome. All in all I got a great deal with great smokes.
5 out of 5
Nice🙂
Nice🙂
4 out of 5
Good Golfing stick
Was a tad dry smoked well. Enjoyed it while a was on green pastures chasing the elusive birdies
3 out of 5
A bit disappointed
Love this cigar. This batch is rolled really tight, makes it hard to draw. Also, as cigar dries out a bit while smoking, the wrapper comes unraveled. Could be my dry climate, but the humidor stays about 70%
4 out of 5
Great
Great
5 out of 5
Intro to Drew Estate
I was apprehensive to try this house having heard about the various flavored sticks produced. Went to a cigar night and another gentleman was passing out cigars saying he was clearing out a humidor, he gave my wife a couple of undercrowns , to much for her but great for me. Good burn with a cedar start and a mild pepper on the back of the tongue, even and firm ash , not an RJ but a good stick to keep
5 out of 5
Delicious Cigar!
Delicious cigars! Great quality Great price Fast delivery What could be better?
5 out of 5
Most Excellent
Outstanding smoke you will never get tired of
5 out of 5
Estate Undercrown Gran Toro
The Undercrown cigar is one of my go to's. Great flavor for a traditional smoke and lots of smoke production. There is some spice and some dark coffee/chocolate notes on the last 3rd. The burn is very good and the draw as well. Every Undercrown cigar I have smoked has been very consistent, gotta love Drew Estates for that!
2 out of 5
Dry and Crumbling
I was very disappointed with my recent order of Drew Estate Undercrowns. All 20 were super dry to the point that handling them cracked several wrappers. They will need to sit in the humidor for a good long while in the hopes that they can be rehabilitated.
4 out of 5
Undercrown Gran Toro a winner
Getting these beauts at a sale price makes them hard to resist. I like the fatter flying pig better but this certainly satisfies my Drew Estate cravings at a better deal. Good balanced flavors all the way up to the nub.
3 out of 5
Average cigar
Wrapper unraveled on a couple cigars. Doubt I would buy them again.
5 out of 5
Undercrown 10 pack + cutter
GREAT cigar . Full bodied with a perfect burn. The cutter works perfectly!
5 out of 5
Excellent smoke!
I HIGHLY recommend Drew Estates Undercrown Maduro!
5 out of 5
Drew Estate never fails me!
Drew Estate never fails me! The Undercrown is a great compromise between the no.9 and the extra $120-140 extra per box I save
5 out of 5
Affordable Drew Estate
Love these as a more affordable alternative to Liga Privada. Burns well, just like all Drew Estate sticks. Great flavor. Thumbs up!
5 out of 5
Drew Estate Undercrown Maduro
Excellent, just finished up the last one. Definitely will be ordering more
4 out of 5
Good cigar
Good cigar
5 out of 5
Undercrown and Extras
Probably the best deal you can find, 25 Undercrowns and 15 of Drew Estates finest! I love CI, you guys rock!
5 out of 5
Great Pepper & Well Rounded Flavor. GoTo Cigar
I’m a fan of the series, having smoked a lot of robustos, and a few toros. Took a gamble on a box of these prior to smoking one. Now my go to cigar. For my pallet a better cigar than the larger ring gauges
4 out of 5
Good Smoke
Harsh start but an awesome finish....wortha look!!
5 out of 5
Underground Gran Toro
It was a very good cigar
5 out of 5
Top Cigar
Great price I was able to get on these.
5 out of 5
Best cigar I have tried
Best cigar I have tried
1 out of 5
Novicely Crafted
Not a new kid on the block when it comes to cigars.My experience with these cigars not to mention the other Estate lines.To cut to the chase,all the wrappers cracked and fell apart,spread thier pour material out to far.never give bad reviews.imature tobacco, poor construction.Would like a refund but that's the game and always a huge gamble when taken hard earned money on cigar.
5 out of 5
One of the Best
Pepin Blue label has long been a staple in my humidor....I think we have a new replacement.
5 out of 5
Good smoke
When this tobacco is the same as the lega, even with less aging it is still a great smoke
5 out of 5
Decent second "go to" smoke for me
Not my favorite but very good for all that. I like Padron mainly and these are not that flavor profile -- still good though. Medium to medium-full to my tasting, and very little if any real strength kick. Good burn, reliable construction and copious smoke output. Much to like.
5 out of 5
UC IS ONE OF THE BEST SMOKES
Great construction. Bold and flavorful. Can't go wrong with Undercrown
2 out of 5
I have had nothing but
I have had nothing but trouble with the caps falling apart
5 out of 5
Undercrown Double Corona
Always a consistant flavor with smooth, easy flowing draw and smoke.
5 out of 5
NICE CIGAR TO START YOUR
NICE CIGAR TO START YOUR DAY BEFORE A HARD DAY AT WORK
5 out of 5
They are my current favorite.
They are my current favorite. I will be buying many more.
5 out of 5
Great maduro cigar
The Undercrown by Drew Estate is a great full bodied smoke. For the taste and price point you can’t go wrong.
4 out of 5
A few sticks were dried out.
I had a few sticks that were dried out.
4 out of 5
Great Stick
As usual Drew Estate never disappoints.Clean burn and great flavor. I always keep a few in my humidor.
5 out of 5
Top notch
Very good Cigar rich and flavorful !
5 out of 5
A++
I have smoked tghese on occasion and find them to burn evenly, taste great, and last quite a while. They are a smoke for a special time in my opinion.
4 out of 5
Infused Fanatic
Great full body cigar. Great value and another good cigar from Drew Estate. On the back deck with a glass of BV toasted caramel, can't beat it!
5 out of 5
excellent price and smoke
excellent price and smoke
5 out of 5
Liga Undercrown
Since the first one I fired up when they were first introduced, Liga Undercrown has been my absolute favorite premium smoke. I have a huge variety of cigars in my humidors but when I am craving a top of the line premo, Undercrown is my go to.
5 out of 5
Great smoke
Great smoke
5 out of 5
love this stick
Drew Estates is consistently making great sticks and this is one of their best. a great smoke every time. enjoy
5 out of 5
Excellent daily smoke
Even burn good smoke
4 out of 5
Medium body solid smoke
Well made and good even burn and ash. I taste a lot of expresso flavor. Slightly stronger than medium body to me.
5 out of 5
It should be called king of the crowns
A very nice smooth tasting cigar great flavors of earth tones and some coffee over all a great smoke
5 out of 5
Outstanding smoke
Great flavor, texture and burn. Smokes like a Liga , I’m intending to buy it again.
5 out of 5
My favorite
Distinct flavor, bellows smoke, my go to cigar.
5 out of 5
Classic smokey goodness
The Undercrown is the perfect blend of flavors for my palate. Flavor BOMB!
5 out of 5
Exquisite
Undercrowns are truly amazing.
5 out of 5
Awesome!
Very dark and earthy. If you like dark black coffee, and dark chocolate type flavors you'll enjoy this stick.
5 out of 5
Great smoke!
Already known as fantastic smoke. I usually buy these in the toro size but often don’t have time for the longer smokes. Perfect vitola for those shorter windows to partake in cigar sanctuary!
5 out of 5
One of my main go tos
Undercrown is a great blend, after delivery leave them in the humidor for a little bit and they are perfect
5 out of 5
Great cigar, perfect size
Undercrown is one of my cigar favorites and having it available as a robusto gives me the opportunity to have a great smoke when time is limited.
5 out of 5
Great cigars
Great cigars deliverd fast.
4 out of 5
Excellent flavor, although all of
Excellent flavor, although all of the five packs that I bought were a little dry .
5 out of 5
Good Cigar
Enjoyed my first 5 pack, just purchased a second.
5 out of 5
Amazing
Amazing. Great slow burn. Consistent. Well Wrapped. I wish I bought more
5 out of 5
Must Buy!
Great smoke.
5 out of 5
Undercrown success
Awesome blend and excellent construction. CI delivers on this Undercrown. Hey I know good cigars and DE has developed a great cigar here. The price is certainly well placed. It’s certainly box worthy
5 out of 5
One of the best
Definitely deserves the top 25 list of '17. One of the best cigars I've had the pleasure to enjoy yet and and so glad I got the box. I keep trying to save them to share with friends or atleast be my Friday smoke but just can't help to have one every other day or so. 100% recomennd them to anyone looking for a medium strength, smooth and full flavored cigar.
5 out of 5
Must Have..
Nothing but extraordinary. Everyone should have this in their Humidor.
5 out of 5
I'm enjoying every cigar.
I'm enjoying every cigar.
4 out of 5
Caught these babies on sale
Caught these babies on sale &bought two boxes, Great smoke ! Thanks C.I. 😎
5 out of 5
Undercrown
Great cigar, great smoke.
5 out of 5
The best cigar I have
The best cigar I have had to date!
5 out of 5
Great cigar
This is a cigar I could smoke everyday. Very close to the liga privada no 9, but half the price! I will always have a box of these in my humidor.
4 out of 5
Good but a little dry
First one I had was dry and fell apart. Put the rest in the humidor for a few months. Hopefully they’ll get better.
5 out of 5
Go To Stick!
I’d choose this over Liga most days 😳
5 out of 5
Full flavor but not overpowering. One of our favorites!
Absolutely wonderful smoke for the price. Full flavor for sure, but without being overpowering. Very creamy, with notes of rich cocoa (think semisweet dark type). We've tried all the mid to large sized Undercrown Maduro series and all are very well constructed. You may start with a 5-pack, but you'll be back for a box. I prefer the somewhat more mild Undercrown Shade Grown of the same Undercrown series. Both varieties of Undercrown are THE go-to smoke for my wife and I. A must-stock in our humidor!
4 out of 5
Very enjoyable
A nice smooth, medium smoke, slightly peppery. Not an everyday cigar for me. A favorite.
5 out of 5
Favorite NC cigar
The Undercrowns is probably my favorite non Cuban cigar. It's a rich Maduro with the perfect mix of smoothness of spicyness.
5 out of 5
Always a favorite.
Always a favorite.
5 out of 5
Great stick
I love these cigars. Consistent burn. Easy draw. Great flavor.
5 out of 5
NICE
Very good smoke
5 out of 5
Love the pig
Great smoke and last long great smoke
5 out of 5
Drew Estate winner
Can't decide if the cigar is good because it is expensive or expensive because it is good. Since I am a Drew Estate fan it is the latter. (over $10/cigar is expensive for me) Great burn and great flavor. Cracks the medium threshold for me. I enjoy the tasty spice and earthy leather hints wrapped around a slight citrus taste. Delightful and consistent flavor throughout.
5 out of 5
Amazing for the money
Smooth draw, consistent taste and incredible ash. This is my favorite cigar at the moment.
5 out of 5
Great cigar !!!
The Drew Estate Undercrown is a great cigar. It burns evenly and taste great!!!
5 out of 5
great smoke
great flavor a nice even burn, and a good draw.great smoke for the price.a great deal in the highly rated bundle
5 out of 5
Great smoke
Big flavor,great smell but not overpower!
5 out of 5
Randall Steinhausen Catty, PA
Drew estate under-crown is a solid smoke full of flavor. CI has the best prices anywhere on there products so I buy them buy the truck loads. Good smoke, great price.. enjoy!! Thanks guys
5 out of 5
Good stuff
Good stuff
5 out of 5
Undercrown, one of the best.
This is one of the best cigars on the market. Even burn, great taste, stays lit.
5 out of 5
Excellent Relaxation
This cigar is mild to moderate with an easy draw and hints of toffee and leather. The smoke is well constructed and is easily admired between your fingers.
5 out of 5
It is what it is!!!
This cigar is perfect get right nitty gritty from the first pull all the way to the last one. Had to buy two boxes. A must buy!!!
5 out of 5
Solid smoke. Everyone needs to
Solid smoke. Everyone needs to try one of these
5 out of 5
Always a great smoke
Personally one of my favorites and a great go to cigar for any occasion.
5 out of 5
Great value to quality ratio
As the little brother to the Liga Privada 'Pig' I found the construction, burn and taste to be very similar at a better price point. I will purchase again.
5 out of 5
One of my favorites!
I have smoked a few of these and each one has been great. This is one of those cigars you save for special occasions or at the very least to share with someone who enjoys a good cigar. I will be buying more in the future!
5 out of 5
Flying Pig? Yeah I’m a believer
I’ve been a huge fan of the Drew estate line for a while especially the Undercrown. But now after having the Flying Pig, well, this is what a premium maduro should taste and burn like. Finest cigars for the money.
5 out of 5
Excellent cigar and my new favorite.
Very impressed with the bold and flavorful taste of this blend. Looking forward to my next box.
4 out of 5
Go-To Cigar with Class
The Undercrown Gran Toro is one of my favorite Undercrown cigars. They have never failed me, and with ample length of time in the humidor, they're always ready for a good relaxing smoke.
5 out of 5
Smooth burning, strong ash.
Smooth burning, strong ash.
1 out of 5
Unlike the other two brands
Unlike the other two brands I received at the same time, the Undercrown seemed dry.. Kept at 70 degrees and 70 % since receiving and when I smoked several, the wrapper came undone. Will not purchase again,
5 out of 5
A favorite. Love the Herrera
A favorite. Love the Herrera Esteli and Under Crown Shade too. #9 & T52 when I can afford them!
4 out of 5
Pig OK
I expected more flavor, I usually order and smoke UC Corona's and Gorda which are a better deal.
5 out of 5
Burns well, great cigar for
Burns well, great cigar for a night by the fire
4 out of 5
Give them a chance
I purchased a box of the cigars and split them with three friends. Each of us were originally disappointed with the cigars. The draw was a little tight, they did not stay very well lit, and did not burn as evenly as expected but the flavor was very good. However, like a phoenix in the desert, they came back to life after removing the cellophane and putting them for two weeks in the humidor. They softened up a bit and all the original problems were resolved. The burn is great, draw is smooth and I would recommend the cigars to a patient smoker.
5 out of 5
My all time favorite
Relatively new to the cigars game every one of the undergrounds I've smoked was perfect from beginning to end
5 out of 5
Good smoke
Pretty close to a Liga Privada, smokes smooth until the end. Drew Estate knows how to roll a cigar.
5 out of 5
Drew estate undercrown
Great smoke, good taste, even burn , goes great with an MGB.
5 out of 5
Excellent cigar
Excellent cigar
5 out of 5
Al Penaranda, North by Northwest Commercial. President.
I liked my order very much and would like to purchase it again.
5 out of 5
FANTASTIC SMOKE!
Every bit as delicious as the Liga flying pig....might even be the same. I love these little gems....wish I had bought more boxes.
5 out of 5
Great smokes
I love these sticks they have full flavor and great construction.. only wish CI shipped them with some type of humidity like a bovida pack or something
4 out of 5
This cigar hits the expected mark
The Gran Toro is a perfect smoke. Great flavor and strength, even burn, enjoyable all the way through. I will buy these again. I've never been disappointed with Drew Estate and the Undercrown is no exception.
5 out of 5
Great smoke
This is one of the best Cigars that CI sells. It has a good draw, burns even, burns a white ash and is a medium body taste. I will be ordering this cigar package again. Thank you CI!
4 out of 5
Very good smoke!
Very good smoke, but a little overpriced. I would still buy some from time to time to change things up a bit, but there are better sticks out there that I would rather spend that kind of money on.
5 out of 5
Wonderful
Wonderful
5 out of 5
Great Smoke
Great smoke-- perfect when playing golf!!!
4 out of 5
Solid structure, middling character
The Undercrown,as with all varieties I've smoked from Drew Estate,is a handsome cigar with a good structure. It looks good and it feels good. After lighting it up, one senses high quality tobaccos but soon begins to wonder when they will begin to assert their character; they never do. The Undercrown is not infused, so it must depend on tobacco to conjure the flavors. It never quite rises above a medium smoke trying to decide what it wants to be. And toward the halfway point, the cigar began to go out frequently. A negative way of ending for me.
5 out of 5
Wonderful
I got some of these in a box on the special maybe six months ago and there are some of the best cigars of ever smoked in our season cigar smoker the price now has went up quite a bit but they may be worth the price highly recommend
5 out of 5
An excellent cigar
An excellent cigar
5 out of 5
Close to Perfect
Perfect construction, excellent cool temp smoke. Lasted about an hour while I mowed the lawn, and only dropped ash twice the whole time. I usually smoke Nica Libre and Gurkha, but these will now have a lasting home in the humidor alongside my other favorites. Great smoke from start to finish.
5 out of 5
#bestcigarontheCIsite
This is my number one, "go to" stick. Always constructed well and the full rich flavor is unbeatable! This cigar has been a staple in my humidor for a few years. I've been through boxes of these and have yet to have an issue. An awesome cigar available for a kicka$$ price on CI.
5 out of 5
Undercrowns
Excellent buy. I usually look at just the super deals and special offers. It was nice to see I save money in buying your regular offers over retail shops.
5 out of 5
A every good cigar with
A every good cigar with lots of flavor
5 out of 5
Always
The best!
5 out of 5
Nice! Some of the best !👍
Last for a long time, burns even, good smoke
5 out of 5
Love these smokes!
Have loved the Undercrown ever since they were introduced, the Corona Viva is the perfect size for cold weather!
5 out of 5
Undercrown
Love the Undercrown. Consistently good smoke.
5 out of 5
Ragtymeyuma
Excellent cigar, great service, fast delivery, and great prices, what more can you ask for?
5 out of 5
Dark chocolate you can smoke!
Have never been a dark wrapper fan until now. Flawless blend and construction, balanced and delicious...cocoa, pepper, creme. Bold not overpowering. Must try/buy.
5 out of 5
My new favorite!
Great smoke, great construction, nice burn, definitely one ill smoke daily! DE scored with this one!!!
5 out of 5
good cigars and customer service
good cigars and customer service
5 out of 5
Mr.
Excellent!
5 out of 5
Good smoke
I have smoked theses for years. Classic full taste. Enjoyable.
5 out of 5
Signature Cigar
I've smoked a lot of cigars and The Undercrown corona viva is my official signature cigar. It has a perfect draw of smoke and every hit provides me with everything I want in a cigar and great to pass out to friends. About to purchase my 2nd box soon, can't wait!
5 out of 5
BEST CIGAR
This is by far and my new favorite cigar, burns very nice and draws perfect big clouds of smoke love Undercrown Corona Viva.
5 out of 5
Great.
Nice smoke. One of my favorites.
5 out of 5
Daily smoke
Nice draw, consistent burn, tons of smoke!! Fantastic daily smoker right here!!
5 out of 5
Best Cigar I've Had Thus Far!
Was in New Orleans smoking a Padron 7000 when a gentleman suggested I try the Undercrown. Got home and ordered 5 to try. Very nice pull, even burn during the entire smoke, great taste....probably the best cigar I've smoked. Ordered 2 boxes during their one day sale!! Trust me, you'll be satisfied with this cigar.
5 out of 5
Excllent cigars, enjoy the experience
Love these cigars. Well constructed, excellent aroma, clean finish, never gets hot. Great afternoon cigar with scotch.
3 out of 5
Good cigar, I thought it
Good cigar, I thought it was going to be of a larger diameter, which is completely on me. Good overall smoke.
2 out of 5
Hoping for smoother
I love Undercrowns, but these are a bit too harsh for me. Perhaps because the one’s I bout are shorter and thinner than usual, so the wrapper is overpowering the cigar.
5 out of 5
Great!
I found the Undercrown Gran Toro to be a very good cigar. It has all that I look for, i.e., Nice draw, even burn, stays lit, & has a very nice aroma.
5 out of 5
Excellent
I love these sticks they are my go-to smoke. Mainly the gran toro, but golly the pigtails, they are so good. So so good.
5 out of 5
Great Smoke For You and Family
I love this cigar because it has great flavors burns well; however, the best part is that my wife and children love the way it smells.
5 out of 5
always a great smoke
always a great smoke
5 out of 5
Winner everytime!
Quality speaks for itself!
4 out of 5
Affordable Alternative
If you want the hint, the idea, the thought of the Liga Privada #9, get this smoke. It won't break the bank, and you get a nice replacement of what is my favorite cigar.
5 out of 5
Very good flavor.
Very good flavor.
5 out of 5
Quickly became a favorite
DE Undercrown is on the top of my list of favorite smokes. That is the reason I purchased an entire box for my humidor from CI. Every time I light one up around non cigar smokers the response is the same....."wow that really smells good, what kind of cigar is that?" Perfect draw, even burn, and great smoke. This one will remain in my humidor at all times. Get what you pay for.
3 out of 5
undercrown
I'm sure it's a nice cigar, however I find it to be very mild. Much more so than I prefer...
5 out of 5
Great cigar
Complex, tasty and awesome. Great cigar.
5 out of 5
Always a great smoke
This is my go to after a long day and with a nice bourbon in the evening.
5 out of 5
Boss Hogg
Loved it...great smoke
5 out of 5
Looking for the post man
Bought a 5pk of both Undercrown and Liga Privada #9 BIG MISTAKE!!!! The Undercrown is a good stick but trying to alternate between two was totally unfair to the Undercrown. Made it down to my last #9 and for a couple of days I'd open my humidor then close it, thinking I could hold out seeing it was my last one PURE TORTURE.
4 out of 5
Good stick one of my
Good stick one of my go to smokes
5 out of 5
Great
I think they are a good stick
5 out of 5
Good cigar
I really enjoyed the underground it is very comparable to the Liga Privada
2 out of 5
Drew Estate Undercrown - quality diminishing?
This is one of my usual go to cigar, but the last two time I have purchased 3 out 5 have not smoked well. Flavor is solid as ever but roll quality is not there anymore. Uneven burn, tunneling (recent order 2 out 5 were Un-smokable. Maybe I have had bad luck. Wonder if anyone else has noticed construction issues with these lately
5 out of 5
Great shop...Great smokes
I love shopping at CI. It's always a great experience. From their selection to shipping. My recent purchase of Drew Estate Undercrown Robusto turned out to be a nice surprise. This cigar is absolutely marvelous. I will definitely recommend it and it will be on my next order.
5 out of 5
Great Cigars Great Prices
Great Cigars Great Prices
5 out of 5
One of their best
Fantastic smoke from Drew Estate. I'd say more Full bodied than medium.
5 out of 5
WOW! Tasty cigar. Nuff said.
This is a fantastic little smoke. I like to taste the flavors in my cigars so I don't usually do churchills, gordos, etc. I tried to Toro size & loved em so I decided to take a chance on the corona viva. I was not disappointed. As with most Drew Estate cigars it was an enjoyable experience. Flawless construction, burn & draw. Medium to full body with some coffee & cocoa notes with some oaky undertones. Little strength but lots of flavor. Consistent not transitional. If you like those things in a good stick you can't go wrong with these. Easily in my top 5.
5 out of 5
Big band for your buck!
These cigars are one of the most affordable cigars that actually have a perfect taste when I pair it with my Delmore Cigar Blend Scotch. I've been buying these for years and they are a real go to if you can't get T52s or No.9s.
4 out of 5
Amazing
Drew Estate is officially my favorite brand. I highly recommend trying these. You can't go wrong!
5 out of 5
Me Gusta
i am really enjoying these. They have a cold, mellow, smoothness but great mouth-filling smoke output. They are noticeably different than other cigars I have smoked. Especially when smoking this back to back with another, or when sampling a buddies cigar of another brand. I will buy more.
5 out of 5
Just as tasty as #9
Very tastey and very rich.. This cigar is not for the beginner,if you love a strong well burning cigar this is your baby at a more reasonable price
5 out of 5
amazing !!! Simply the best
I love everything I order from ci but the are known to have great prices on the undercrown... Thanks again as always.
5 out of 5
Undercrown
Great smoke - lots of natural favor.
5 out of 5
A great smoke ever time.
A great smoke ever time.
5 out of 5
Buy Them!
Great smoke! Construction, draw, burn....all perfect. I would love to stock my humi with nothing but these!
5 out of 5
Fantastic
Not a Drew Estates guy. This is so much better than the Liga 9 or lot 52. Cigars in great shape,as always, received in a timely manner. Great service and cigar! Thank you!
5 out of 5
Excellent Service
Have made multiple purchases from CI and the cigars always get to me in a timely manner and are in good condition.
5 out of 5
Great cigar! Full flavor, smooth and reasonably priced.
I tried the Drew Estate Undercrown line a few months back after having tried some of their Liga Privada line. Loved the Liga Privada, but they were a little out of budget. Tried the Undercrown and may actually like them better than the Ligas. They are full flavored with no bad after taste. Truly enjoyable smoke and experience.
5 out of 5
Holy smoke
All credit goes to a couple of priests at our parish for getting me to try Drew Estate brand be it the liga #9 or the easy on the wallet Undercrown if your looking for a smooth easy on the palate smoke that lasts, you can't go wrong with this choice.
5 out of 5
Try them already!!
I don't know which I like best; Undercrown, MUWAT and Kentucky Fire Cured. For those that think Drew Estate is all about sugar flavored sticks, pick up a few of these. You just can't beat them at a medium price.
5 out of 5
Amazing Cigar at a very good price!
An amazing cigar by Drew Estate! Notes of coffee, chocolate, and woody. I would have to say this is my favorite cigar. Next the Liga Privada #9.
3 out of 5
SOLID CIGAR
THE UNDERCROWN ROBUSTO IS A SOLID AFTER DINNER CIGAR THAT GIVES A RELIABLE SMOKE EACH TIME.GOOD FOR ABOUT AN HOUR OR A LITTLE LONGER
4 out of 5
Awesome
Really nice stick. Great alternative to #9. Tons of smoke and great flavor throughout. As always CI delivers fast and efficient.
5 out of 5
Drew Estates cigars are amazing!
Amazing flavor, everyone of the 5 pack sampler were perfect. Drew Estates is fast becoming my favorite cigars.
5 out of 5
Great site
Fantastic site for cigars!!!
5 out of 5
Fresh stogies received in Afghanistan!
These cigars I received in the mail overseas are fresher than most I buy in cigar shops at home.
5 out of 5
Undercrown is top shelf!
Bought these after a strong recommendation, found it to be a really great smoke for nearly any occasion. Really shines with a good burbon! Passed out a few to friends, and they agree as well.
5 out of 5
Excellent cigar
Excellent cigar
Customer Testimonials
It's no T52 or No. 9, but it's a great cigar for the price. A true working man's cigar.
This is a remarkable cigar in every way.
My FAV... period! For me this is what a cigar is all about. Give me an Undercrown Gordo, a good scotch, and an hour to kill...
I read the story behind this cigar. I don't purchase the pricey Padrons or the Liga Privada, but I will keep smoking this awesome cigar from Liga. I was surprised at the low cost, so I pulled the trigger on some. Beautiful tasting cigar. Especially if you like the No.9.
Undercrown by Drew Estate has to be one of my favorite cigars on the market. I have smoked about 15 or more, and have a box in my humidor waiting to be enjoyed. The wrapper on this stick is nice and smooth, rich oily body with the nice maduro wrapper. It starts off with the nice notes of coffee, and ends very similiar, but add a splash of spice. If you haven't picked this stick up I would recommend it. I prefer the robusto, but that's just me.
These are good. The #9's are not "twice as good" so you're getting decent value. Good burn, dense smoke, consistent from box to box. Great with a heavy beer such as a Belgian Dark Ale or Brandy. I always have a box of Doble Corona's or Toro's in the humidor.
The Undercrown is a well constructed cigar...easy draw, and a nice even burn. It does not compare to the T52, but worth a try.
The appearance is great, and the hearty feel is misconstrued at first. If coffee wasn’t used to describe its character, it might be better categorized. I didn’t find it anywhere near a “café” like cigar. More of a social gathering after a heavy meal type of cigar. Ginger spice? Or Black pepper? Both? Smoke does get thick and very noticeable, but the flavor isn’t what it is as described. I wouldn’t recommend this cigar if you’re looking for “coffee” or related like spices that marry with coffee flavors.
First review of a cigar ever. I am not the biggest BOLT and have found my go to's I am happy with. Was at a local shop and was looking for this guys more expensive brother. Had no idea this was the little brother. LOVE this guy. Going to order a box and 5 pack of #9. Well done Drew Estate!
Like many reviewers out there, I have been eyeballing Undercrown, because the Liga Privada #9 is too pricey for my budget. When I saw the freebie deal of 15 Joya de Nicaragua & Drew Estate cigars, 3 of which were Undercrown robustos, I had to buy a box of the Celebration coronas. Now, 2 days after delivery, I am trying my 1st one ever. This vitola is hard! The San Andres wrapper leaf is snuggled over what must be a lot of filler tobacco to make the stick so rigid. I used a punch cutter to make a hole & the pre light flavors were cocoa & spice. Nice. The stogie is heavy in the hand & lights easily. Burn is straight, with a solid ash. Medium bodied, but full flavored, hints of coconut, green pepper & tanned leather are present, in a long cool smoke that seems to maintain its level of strength throughout. The head resists my chomping & stays firm, where most succumb to my gnawing. I can see why so many praise this blend. Super smooth & fully inhalable, even a non-infused offering from Drew Estate seems touched by their mastery of that art. 93/100 At around 6 clams, this robusto is a bit pricey, so it is nice to see them available in a freebie. I intend to order a box of JdN Antano Consuls before that deal goes away.
Just finished an Undercrown robusto - and enjoyed every minute - particularly the nub. It reminds me of a Liga No. 9 in many ways - not as intense but really enjoyable. A great smoke for the price. The ash was almost pure white and the burn was perfect - no issues. As with other Drew Liga's, the volume of smoke is humongous, and I could rest the cigar for five minutes without having to re-light. I have a wonderful, earthy taste in my mouth after finishing the cigar - true satisfaction.
This stick has quickly become my favorite smoke. The smoke output is great, the taste is smooth and creamy with hints of coffee.... Wonderful smokes at a fantastic value.
I found this at a local cigar shop and it was everything I have ever wanted in a cigar. Starts off peppery, then gets into a deep cream. The cigar burns even, easy draw, changes, and lasts. I have yet to have one that had a bad wrap. Easily my new favorite. I am onto my second case. I think this is the type of cigar I would show someone who has never had a cigar. The cigar is pretty damn phenomenal. If you haven't tried it, try it. If you are hesitant, try it. I was skeptical of the shop I was in, but the guy talked me into it and I haven't looked back. I am now a regular at that shop and I keep coming back. I've been fortunate to try many different cigars and different styles. This is my new favorite. Really can't say enough good things about these guys. Big fan. Haven't branched out to other cigars from Drew Estate, but this guy is too good.
Great stick. Drew nails it on all aspects- looks, construction, performance and taste.
Love these cigars! As enjoyable as the more pricey Liga Privada's (an AMAZING cigar as well!) for me. I have a new favorite smoke! #DE4L #BOTL
A wonderful, rich cigar with great draw. This cigar burns slowly and evenly giving me lots of time to enjoy the flavor of leather and chocolate. I know I spent at least an hour and a half enjoying this flavorful treat and I was fully satisfied with this cigar and intend to include these in future purchases.
This is a good cigar but not one I would add to my list of cigars I purchase on a regular basics. I would still suggest giving on of these a try, many would really enjoy what this cigar has to offer.
A really great cigar. I tried this before the Liga Privada #9 and thought it was so good I could not wait to try its more expensive brother. I finally got ahold of a robusto and several torpedoes of the #9 and was not impressed, I actually think the Undercrown is better and at least as good. The Undercrown has a flavor similar to the La Herencia Cubana Core, which I also like very much, and they are among my favorites now. I also am a great fan of Cain Maduro, Diesel Unholy Cocktail, and La Herencia Oscuro Fuerte.
Love this stick! Great smoke output, good flavors, medium to full bodied. I have had some burn issues, I can't seem to get the wrappers to burn evenly! Oh well, a couple touch-up's and good to go. Great price, I like the 6x60. Don't hesitate, it's a must try!
This cigar is PHENOMENAL. My absolute favorite that I have ever smoked and I have smoked about 50-100 different brands. The construction is perfect. The flavors are complex and leathery. I chew on the end of my cigars when I smoke them and the Undercrown holds up well and releases an explosion of flavor when chewed on. If you like medium-full cigars this one will be one of your absolute favorite.
Chose this cigar as a change from my usual preferences..Explore a little bit and found this little diamond at my local cigar shop.. Needless to say, I have not been disappointed with the Undercrown... I would definitely suggest this cigar to anyone looking for a nice smoke, but doesn't want to spend a whole lot and enjoy a medium-full cigar..This is another brand I keep in my small rotation and have yet to be disappointed with it..
I don't really do cigar reviews mostly because I think flavors are very subjective but construction is not....I decided to try one of these (belicoso) and am smoking it (trying to) right now. I cut the cap and the cigar split an inch and a half down one side and two inches down the other. I have never seen anything like it, not from Drew Estate or even on super cheap cigar. I've been thinking about smoking this for two weeks and split. I sure hope the No 9 and T52 don't fall a part like this.
The Liga Privada Undercrown has an easy draw, produces nice smoke, and is full of flavor. As for my personal favorite it's a toss up for #1 between the Liga Privada No.9 and the Liga Privada Undercrown. If the No.9 is a bit our of the price point for the day Undercrown is definitely the way to go.
I smoked my first Undercrown this morning. I was driving in my car responding to a crisis situation (beyond the scope of this post), but in spite of the events at hand I couldn't help but notice how fantastic this cigar is! My impression is espresso, espresso, and more espresso! Medium bodied, maybe more toward full at the end, but absolutely savory! This one is definitely on Dad's list now. More please, preferrably with a good cup of coffee!
Very nice tasting cigar would get it again!
I was surprised to find this to be a very enjoyable cigar. When I smoked it, I enjoyed the earthy, rich flavors, that reminded me of the way a Partagas Black smells when lighting it. I'm usually a bit skeptical when it comes to new cigars, or cigars that receive lots of hype, but this was really good. The price was right, too, since I got five as part of the Cigarfest Sampler special, that included 20 good cigars for about $60. I believe the size I smoked was a Gran Toro.
I smoked my first Undercrown tonight and my first impression was not a good one. As many of the previous reviewers have stated, the cigar is well constructed. I also concur with the comments about the slow burn, smoke and ash, however the flavor just didn't do it for me. I have several more, so I will give it another go. I'm hoping the second time around will yield a different opinion.
These Smokes Are Smooth With A Great Draw And A Fantastic Leather/Spice Flavor. They Burn Even And Hold A Good Ash, Both Qualities I Have Come To Expect From Drew Estates. The Robustos Are Definitely One Of My Go To Cigars. For About $7 Each, They're Hard To Beat.
I had one of these sticks last night, It was fantastic. It has a full easy draw that creates a great amount of smoke. The after taste is non intrusive and very nice. After I finished the stick, I was wishing I had another one to continue the relaxing deliciousness. Its a must buy if you haven't tried it yet.
Never was a Drew Estates guy..... I know alot of people who are Drew Estates diehards, for the longest time I scoffed at them. Finally I was gifted a Gran Toro Undercrown. I was surprisingly impressed. Licorice, leather, dark chocolate, earthy, far more than I was expecting. Gives off a wonderful amount of smoke with a solid grey-white ash. Not ashamed to say I keep at least a box on hand at all times. My favorite go-to smoke.
Definitely one of my favorites. Affordable and delicious. The under crown is really a unique experience. Starts off slightly sweet with a subtle spicy undertone, which gets more and more prominent as you go on. My coworkers that usually hate the smell of my cigar smoke say that it actually smells quite pleasant. Loads of smoke both off of the foot and the draw. It starts off medium and ends medium full. I love this cigar and I can't get enough of it. I am now on my third box and don't plan to stop anytime soon.
I have had all three in the Liga line & like them all, but for the money you can't beat the Undercrown ! It is one of the few cigars I did not have to get very far into it to know this is a keeper. Loads of flavor & flawless contruction made me pull the trigger on a full box ! And that does not happen often Gents !!!
As some have said, and as simple as I can put it... Liga Privada UNDERCROWN, is NOT the same as a real Liga Privada. Not bad, but nowhere near the same experience for almost the same price.
Smoking the gran toro as I write. Given a bit of aging, this cigar is very pleasant. Flavors are there but not overpowering. Flavor disappears quickly. Produces a ton of smoke! Draw was just right. Aroma was cedar/charcoal,with slight sweet nuttiness. Did not leave a harsh or bad aftertaste. No pepper noticed. Would buy again. Easy smoke for breakfast!
Since I have been unable to try the Liga Privada #9, I Been eying these, so decided to pay an inflated 11 bucks for one at a local shop, I have to say the torpedo I had was extremely good, very well made, I knew I was in for something pretty good, just from the pre light draw, I was right, deep earth and full body, cocoa and licorice flavors, a hint of black pepper, but not over board pepper, but full body for sure, The finish is long on this as well, with the earthy cocoa lingering, I nursed this thing for over 60 minutes, ash held for 3 inches, before I flipped them off, A five pack for 40 bucks seems very reasonable to me.
I tried my first Undercrowns and I was quite impressed. The draw and burn were perfect and the taste was very pleasing. My favorite was the Gran Toro. I found these to be well worth the price.
This is a tasty smoke,but a more scaled down version of the LP# 9.That being said,the construction is perfect,the burn is straight and very slow with a nice aroma.I got a 5-pack of the robusto (5×54)and it was a 90-minute smoke.I gave it a day in the humidor and could not wait any longer.I also noticed that this cigar has a" quiet strength"that sneaks up on you around the last 1/3 that is cloaked by the mild-medium complex flavor.I'm exited to see what some aging will do to these Undercrowns.Congrats J. Drew and your whole organization thanks CI!
Had my first Undercrown today and I must say it was fantastic. Great smoke to the end and held the ash very well. I can see this one making my top ten.
This is NOT a No.9 or T52 experience. Well built, burns great, slow burning and extremely smokey, but forgetable for me. I plan on giving it another try, but I think between the difficulty of finding Ligas(which are awesome) and the hype behind the undercrown, I was expecting more.

A True Classic

Joey J.

I think Drew Estate’s Undercrown is the cigar I’ve burnt the most of, in my life. Seriously. I’d guess that over the last five years or so I’ve gone through maybe… six boxes of these in total. That’s across almost every size – I’ve gone from Gran Toro, to the Gordito, to the Corona Viva, to the Corona Doble, and back to the Gran Toro over the years. Now six boxes might not seem like a lot for those guys out there who consistently buy the same box month in and month out. But that’s never been me, I’ve always been one to jump around from brand to brand. 

All that being said, Undercrown is a cigar I’ve always returned to, always recommended, and always enjoyed. Today, I want to explain why.

Before we jump into all that, I want to explain the background of the “Undercrown” for those who don’t know. Let’s jump back in time seven or eight years. It’s 2010 — the iPhone 4 was just released, Bing and Yahoo have decided to combine search tech to try to take down Google (spoiler alert: it doesn’t work), Drew Brees is the MVP of the Super Bowl after whipping the Colts, and a little cigar company known for their infused blends is killing the game with a cigar called “Liga Privada No. 9”. Now Liga Privada gets a lot of its success from the high-quality leaves contained inside it — the maduro wrapper is fermented extra-slowly and longer than most, and only the highest-quality filler leaves make their way into the final product. The rarity of the tobacco had a lot to do with the unique flavor, and the reviews were good. In fact, this hype surrounding this cigar was SO good, Drew Estate couldn’t keep up with production. 

So the decision comes down from the Drew Estate higher-ups: cigar rollers, “torcedores”, can no longer enjoy the Liga Privadas they roll while they’re rolling them. They need to light up something else. And, as the story goes, a few of these torcedores went on to combine alternate vintages and primings of the same leaves as the Liga 9 into a cigar of their own. After enjoying a few of these cigars themselves, the Drew Estate team realized they had something special here. A cigar crafted by the people, for the people — and so, Undercrown was born. 

Now don’t get confused. Just because this cigar was blended with “leftover” tobacco from the LP9 doesn’t mean it isn’t a premium experience. Take, for example, the Mexican San Andres maduro wrapper. On a lesser cigar, this wrapper leaf is gritty and rustic. On Undercrown, it’s oily, expertly applied, and nearly seamless. Underneath, you’ll find a Connecticut River Valley Stalk Cut and Cured Sun Grown Habano binder and a mixture of handpicked Brazilian Mata Fina and Nicaraguan Habano long-fillers. In each cigar, these tobaccos are rolled perfectly, with a great weight in the hand and an equal firmness all the way up the length of the 6” x 52 Toro. In (literally) over 100 of these cigars I’ve enjoyed, I’d be hard pressed to think of one with bad construction. 

Toasting the foot of this cigar and taking a couple draws you’ll find a full-flavor, with tons of production off each puff. The flavor is surprisingly creamy, for a cigar this dark. There’s a natural sweetness here, complemented by notes of woodsy flavor and vanilla (or “oak”, some would call it). While there’s a lot going on here, the cigar never inches all the way up the strength dial, resting just below what I’d call full-bodied. As it continues, coffee and black pepper join the mix, until, by the end, the sweetness is mostly gone and what’s left is a more typical Nicaraguan maduro experience — plenty of spice and earth. 

So why do I keep coming back to Undercrown? It’s consistent, it’s reliable, and it is, to me, a shining example of what a maduro cigar should taste like. Never overpowering, never disappointing, and never one-dimensional. If you haven’t tried Undercrown yet, grab a 5-pack of the Gran Toro or the Corona Viva size and give it a whirl. As a note, the Corona Viva contains a higher-ratio of ligero than the other sizes, so it’ll give you more of a spicy kick. And if you have enjoyed Undercrown before this, maybe it’s time to revisit this classic cigar. I guarantee you’re going to be happy you did.