Steve Valle

About the author

Steve Valle wrote for Smoking Stogie, a precursor to halfwheel, from 2010-2011.

Review: XIKAR HC Series Habano Colorado Salomon Limitado (Prerelease)

Today we will be taking a look at one of the larger cigars introduced at this years IPCPR, the XIKAR HC Series Salomon Limitado! XIKAR…

Quesada Oktoberfest The Über (Prerelease)

Today we will be taking a look at a cigar that I have been very much anticipating, the Quesada Oktoberfest Über. We reviewed the wonderful…

Jaime Garcia Reserva Especial Limited Edition 2011 (Prerelease)

Today we will be taking a look at a very special cigar that generated some buzz at the 2011 IPCPR, the Jaime Garcia Reserva Especial…

Undercrown Gran Toro (Prerelease)

In continuing with our IPCPR 2011 cigar reviews, today we will be taking a look at a new cigar line from the Drew Estate crew,…

Review: Sencillo Black Robusto

Today we will be taking a look at a cigar from the people at Prometheus/God of Fire, the Sencillo Black! A few month back I…

Review: La Flor Dominicana Double Ligero Digger

Today we will be taking a look at a cigar I have been putting off reviewing for a while now, the La Flor Dominicana Double…

Review: Chaveta Robusto

Today we will be taking a look at a cigar that you have probably not heard of, the Chaveta! Early this year our good friend…

My Father El Hijo

This year marks Smoke Inn’s 15th Anniversary and to celebrate that Abe Dabebnah, owner of Smoke Inn, decided he would commission four projects to celebrate this milestone event…

Review: Cain FF

Today we will be taking a look at another cigar from the current Studio Tobac sampler that is making its way to consumers through the…

Winners: E.P. Carrillo Week

The E.P. Carrillo week has come to an end and what a week it has been! First off we would like to thank Ernie, Ernesto…

E.P. Carrillo Elencos Don Rubino

In Late 2010 E.P. Carrillo, released its Edición Limitada, a 6 x 54 double robusto sporting a Brazilian habano wrapper with only 1000 boxes of 10 produced. The…