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Oliva 2nds Cigars
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Oliva 2nds

Small blemishes, enormous savings.

Oliva is home to some of the industry's finest, highest-rated handmades, including 'Top 25' honorees. Every Oliva is top-notch from A to Z, and utilizing aged tobaccos, hand-selected wrappers, and relentless quality control standards that set this factory apart from the rest. Long story short: these are the blends you know, love, and read about, but they're not quite up to Oliva’s strict standards due to a slight variance in color, a vein here or there, or a sun-spot. That's the end of the bad news. The good news? You get to scoop up these Oliva 2nds for mere pennies on the dollar. And let's make it clear — these 2nds would be "1sts" in almost any other factory on the market. Find your favorite blend, scoop up as many as your humidor can hold, and enjoy. These cigars at these prices are like finding a Rolex at the thrift shop. 

Oliva 2nds are available in seven different blends, each Liga representing the 2nds of one of Oliva's famous blends. We can't tell you what's what, but check out the characteristics (hit that small "i" in the grid below), and with a little detective work you can figure these out for yourself nice and quick. 

Size
PackIn StockMSRPPriceQtyCart
Liga C - Double Robusto (5.0"x54)
Pack of 15In Stock$109.05
save $66.5561% off
$42.50
Liga C - Gordo (6.0"x60)
Pack of 15In Stock$123.15
save $73.1559% off
$50.00
Liga C - Short Corona (3.7"x49)
Pack of 15In Stock$73.75
save $41.2556% off
$32.50
Liga F - Churchill (7.0"x50)
Pack of 15Out Of Stock$61.29
save $11.2918% off
$50.00 Notify
Liga F - Toro (6.0"x50)
Pack of 15In Stock$61.29
save $15.0425% off
$46.25
Liga G - Belicoso (5.0"x52)
Pack of 15In Stock$82.50
save $41.2550% off
$41.25
Liga G - Corona (Petite Corona) (4.0"x38)
Pack of 15In Stock$75.00
save $40.5054% off
$34.50
Liga G - Perfecto (5.5"x54)
Pack of 15In Stock$90.00
save $47.5053% off
$42.50
Liga G - Presidente (8.0"x52)
Pack of 15In Stock$107.50
save $53.7550% off
$53.75
Liga G - Robusto 4 x 49 (Short Robusto) (4.0"x49)
Pack of 15In Stock$76.00
save $38.0050% off
$38.00
Liga G - Torpedo (6.5"x52)
Pack of 15Only 1 Left$103.89
save $53.8952% off
$50.00
Liga M - Churchill (7.0"x50)
Pack of 15In Stock$200.19
save $150.1975% off
$50.00
Liga M - Double Robusto (5.0"x54)
Pack of 15In Stock$175.50
save $131.7575% off
$43.75
Liga M - Robusto (5.0"x50)
Pack of 15In Stock$166.29
save $126.2976% off
$40.00
Liga M - Torpedo (6.5"x52)
Pack of 15In Stock$217.14
save $167.1477% off
$50.00
Liga O - Corona 4 x 38 (Petite Corona) (4.0"x38)
Pack of 15In Stock$75.00
save $37.5050% off
$37.50
Liga O - Lonsdale (6.0"x46)
Pack of 15Out Of Stock$85.00
save $47.5056% off
$37.50 Notify
Liga P - Toro (6.0"x52)
Pack of 15Out Of Stock$104.50
save $58.2556% off
$46.25 Notify
Liga P - Toro Extra (6.5"x52)
Pack of 15In Stock$100.00
save $50.0050% off
$50.00
Liga P - Toro No. 1 (6.0"x48)
Pack of 15In Stock$85.00
save $40.0047% off
$45.00
Liga SM - Robusto (5.0"x50)
Pack of 15Out Of Stock$80.00
save $38.7548% off
$41.25 Notify
Liga V - Belicoso (5.0"x54)
Pack of 15In Stock$97.50
save $43.7545% off
$53.75
Liga V - Churchill No. 1 (6.7"x48)
Pack of 15In Stock$110.00
save $52.5048% off
$57.50
Liga V - Corona (5.0"x43)
Pack of 15In Stock$98.14
save $50.6452% off
$47.50
Liga V - Corona Extra (5.7"x46)
Pack of 15In Stock$100.00
save $50.0150% off
$49.99
Liga V - Double Robusto (5.0"x54)
Pack of 15In Stock$97.50
save $44.0045% off
$53.50
Liga V - Gordo (6.0"x60)
Pack of 15In Stock$112.50
save $50.0044% off
$62.50
Liga V - Lancero (Lancero/Panatela) (7.0"x38)
Pack of 15In Stock$115.31
save $62.8154% off
$52.50
Liga V - Perfecto (Gordo) (6.5"x60)
Pack of 15In Stock$165.40
save $102.9062% off
$62.50
Liga V - Torpedo (6.0"x56)
Pack of 15Out Of Stock$150.51
save $90.5160% off
$60.00 Notify
Liga W - Churchill (7.0"x50)
Pack of 15Only 1 Left$144.88
save $94.8865% off
$50.00
Liga W - Corona Extra (Double Corona) (6.5"x44)
Pack of 15In Stock$100.82
save $57.3257% off
$43.50
Liga W - Gordo (6.0"x60)
Pack of 15In Stock$152.10
save $100.8566% off
$51.25
Liga W - Robusto (5.0"x50)
Pack of 15In Stock$104.86
save $63.6161% off
$41.25
Liga W - Toro (6.0"x50)
Pack of 15In Stock$124.83
save $78.5863% off
$46.25
Liga W - Toro Extra (6.5"x52)
Pack of 15In Stock$100.00
save $50.0050% off
$50.00
Overall Rating4.44 out of 5 Based on 16 Ratings

Customer Reviews of “Oliva 2nds”

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5 out of 5
Great Buy!
I picked these up on sale, and I'm really glad I did. Construction is flawless (not sure why they're 2nds), draw is perfect, razor sharp burn, excellent flavor...I can't say that about many cigars, but these delivered everything they promised. Would definitely buy again.
5 out of 5
Who needs a band on your stick.
Excellent cigar, great flavor, even steady burn. My go to cigar. This may be a second but it is well worth the price.
5 out of 5
too strong for my tastes
these are incredibly strong cigars. the first quarter inch is rough but after that they mellow out. nice smooth taste for such a strong cigar. for the price I paid as 2nds, these are an AMAZING deal. if you like very strong cigars, give these a try.
5 out of 5
Awesome!
Looks and tastes like a first to me. Very satisfied.
4 out of 5
Top-notch seconds.
Great value! Better than some other "banded" cigars I've smoked.
5 out of 5
Flavor bomb
Great cigar full bodied and full flavored with fruity sweetness and coffee notes
5 out of 5
Better than Expected
This has been one great deal and good smoke. I don't think they are seconds but maybe they got over stocked and sold as such. They burned just right for a long full flavor smoke.
4 out of 5
V is the one for me
As I hoped, these Olivas even though called 2nds were just fine. They smoked straight and had a consistent strong cigar flavor from light to out. They do tend to go out on the last third but can be relit with no bitterness. I tend to agree with commentary that the V is the best of the lot. I have found leaving them in the humidor for a few weeks before smoking improves just about anything I buy online.
5 out of 5
oliva 2nds liga v torpedo
great cigar--just as good as the firsts and at sale price an unbelievable value. i love them. thank you.
3 out of 5
Oliva 2nds Liga V
For the Oliva 2nd, I’ve heard good things about Oliva and Oliva 2nds. As a matter of fact, I certainly enjoy their Nub brand. This one surprised me in it’s flavor. I was indifferent to the first thirds flavor but it wasn’t offensive. The 2nd third of the cigar was very pleasant. When it got right to the end, it was bitter.
4 out of 5
Powerhouse 2nd
Wow, what a strong cigar. A bit green, and will require a cedar nap, but not nearly as green as earlier purchases which I returned. Minus one star for the green bits, but extremely well made, obviously an Oliva.
4 out of 5
Really Good Value
Just finished my last one from the bundle. I really enjoyed these as a step up from the cheaper stuff at CI. Tasted good, had good construction and provided a really nice value overall. I will buy again when/if they're offered.
5 out of 5
My new golf course cigar.
Very happy with these little gems. Had a couple that didn't burn well but these are seconds.
3 out of 5
A few anomalies, but overall inoffensive.
They were advertised as 8" x 52". They were, in fact, closer to 8" x 50". Some of the packets were labeled 7" x 52" but the cigars were definitely 8" long. I found the cigars varied considerably in taste and strength. Overall, they were reasonable value but I would not purchase them again.
5 out of 5
The only thing missing is the band and a little time
The Liga C is Pretty strong and satisfying,Will be better after a few weeks in the humidor.Wish I had room for more.
4 out of 5
I like 'em!
Just got these and they're really good. And the price makes it easy to enjoy them whenever the mood hits. Thanks CI !!
Customer Testimonials
First impressions out of the box: tight but visible seams, and a couple large visible veins in the leaves. The draw was close to perfect. For the most part it burned pretty evenly. The construction was fair and the ash held in for a while. The cigar was more of a mild to medium body. Not quite into the full body range. At first light the flavors were very subtle. Mostly pepper and slight leather. The finish did have some very VERY light cream flavors. Unfortunately, there were no coffee or chocolate flavors. Getting through the first half it quickly got spicier. You could definitely feel it on the back of the throat. The cigar only got harsher as it burned so I didn't get much past the first half. I was pretty disappointed. Not sure this would qualify for a 90+ rated cigar. Definitely a "2nd"... you get what you pay for. If you enjoy milder cigars with pepper galore at a cheap price this is the cigar for you. If you're looking for magical flavors... Don't waste your time here.

Always Save Room for 2nds!

Joey J.

There’s two things I love in this world: real nice cigars, and scoring them on the cheap. So naturally, a product line like Oliva 2nds immediately gets my heart pumping. For those that aren’t familiar – Oliva 2nds are the cigars from the same award-winning cigars from the Oliva factory that fail to meet their aesthetic perfection standard. Typically this is just from a slight cosmetic mark, occasionally, you’ll find some veins in the wrapper. But beyond that the cigars match up perfectly with Oliva’s high-quality offerings, and taste just as good as the “real thing.”

For today’s review, I’ve scored myself 5 of each of the different “ligas,” and instead of my normal rambling I’m going to provide some quick tasting notes and ratings for every one of the Oliva 2nds sitting on our docks. Let’s get started!

Liga C: A pleasant, nutty flavor with notes of coffee, wood, and nuts. Good finish and aftertaste, burns well and draws easily. 4 out of 5 stars

Liga OM: Really full-bodied, with a rather nice looking wrapper. If I had to guess, I’d call it a Connecticut Broadleaf. Tons of black pepper on the first few draws, which mellow out into a smooth, subtle finish. 4.25 out of 5 stars

Liga G: A medium-bodied flavor bomb, with a pretty toothy and dark wrapper leaf. Long finish, ripe with notes of coffee, and a toasty tobacco core. 4 out of 5 stars

Liga F: The mellowest of the batch, with a silky smooth Connecticut wrapper on top. Flavor profile is tame, with a pleasant sweetness and nuttiness throughout. For a first cigar of the day: 4.25 out of 5. If you’ve already had a cigar or two, the subtle flavors on this one may miss the mark: 3.5 out of 5

Liga M: My absolute favorite of the lot. Really full-bodied, with an oily and smooth wrapper leaf. A distinguished flavor of earth, cream, and loads of sugary chocolate. A perfect choice if you love Nicaraguan cigars, and don’t want to empty your wallet. 5 out of 5 stars

Liga O: A contender for the throne when it comes to my favorite 2nd. Nice color to the wrapper, this cigar had the least “flaws” out of the samples I procured. Only noticeable blemish was a few small sun spots. A salty, spicy flavor is balanced by a rich sweetness halfway through the cigar. 4.5 out of 5 stars

Liga W: Compared to Liga F, the other Connecticut offering from the Oliva 2nds, W is a bit heartier, weighing in right under a medium-body. Layers of flavor leave behind notes of wood, cream, and coffee on your palate. 4 out of 5 stars

In short, I can easily recommend absolutely any of these cigars to add to your humidor. Compare them to top-shelf blends that cost 10x more, and you’ll come away a little disappointed. But when you stack these up next to any $5-7 cigars on the market, the Oliva 2nds are just as tasty, and half the price. The only other knock on the score? Since these are seconds, quantities are limited and there’s a chance we’ll be completely out of a liga for months, if the factory doesn’t have anything to offer up. But when they’re in stock, Oliva 2nds might just be the best bargain cigar we have to offer.