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The Consensus Top 25 Cigars 2020

Welcome to The Consensus, No. 10. This is simultaneously the most complete and most flawed top 25 cigars of 2020 list you will see. While the...
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The Top 25 Cigars of 2020

As you can see below, this is a very different Top 25 cigars list from most. At halfwheel, the 25 best cigars are the 25 best...
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2020 Awards: Packaging Top 10

While seemingly every cigar publication creates some sort of list of what it thinks the best cigars to smoke were in a given year—we have...
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2020 Awards: Company of the Year

There are no specific qualifications to be considered for this award. Typically, it seems like the award is given to the company who had the...
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2020 Awards: Factory of the Year

This was as close as any of our Factory of the Year voting to date: first place was separated from second place by a point,...
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The Consensus Top 25 Cigars 2019

The Consensus is back and with more lists than last year. In 2018, there were 28 lists contributed 397 cigars. This year, those numbers increased to...
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The Top 25 Cigars of 2019

The 25 best cigars of any given year are, as would be implied, very good cigars. There’s always a recency bias that takes place when...
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2019 Awards: Packaging Top 10

It’s the prettiest of all the awards. As we do every year, it’s time to recognize what the writers of halfwheel thought were the best packaging...
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2019 Awards: Company of the Year

Last year, we had a three-way tie for this award. This year, some of us considered whether even giving out the recognition made sense. As...
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2019 Awards: Factory of the Year

The award for the best cigar factory in 2019 was nearly unanimous. Unlike our other awards this year, it was very close or even tough...
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2018 Awards: The Consensus Top 25 Cigars

As many of you noted in the comments section of our own Top 25 list, there are—potentially—too many best cigars of the year list. What’s...
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