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Anastasia Yellow Label Kartel

Caldwell’s Anastasia line added a new, yellow-banded member this year, and Patrick Lagreid gives the robusto vitola a review.

Anastasia Añejado 2016

After numerous delays, Caldwell Cigar Co. began shipping its Anastasia Añejado 2016 to retails in April. While the new release shares a name with the company’s already existing Anastasia line—and was rolled the same year as the original release of those cigars—the blend is completely different, highlighted by a habano mejorado wrapper grown in the Dominican Republic.

The King is Dead Escape Plan Drybeggar

Caldwell’s The King is Dead line gets a new line extension that changes the filler blend and gives all of the sizes a box press.

Blind Man’s Bluff Nicaragua Robusto

I remember editing Brooks’ review of the Blind Man’s Bluff This is Trouble earlier this year and reading the paragraph where he listed out all…

Blind Man’s Bluff This Is Trouble

During the 2015 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show, Caldwell Cigar Co. introduced a new line named Blind Man’s Bluff featuring a blend made up of an…

Caldwell L’ Escalade Robusto

While most of the reviews that you will read on halfwheel are of fairly new cigars, every so often one will be of a cigar that…

Eastern Standard Sungrown Magic LE 2020

When Caldwell Cigar Co. launched the Eastern Standard Sungrown line in 2018, it shipped four regular production vitolas and one limited edition size. That size…

Blind Man’s Bluff Maduro 5 x 50

There are terms that I frequently use when referencing cigar that I often wonder if the general public know the meaning. One of those is…

The Last Tsar Rothschild

California-based retailer SmallBatchCigar.com is no stranger to exclusive Caldwell Cigar Co. releases, having been the beneficiary of a number of exclusive releases in the past,…

Hit & Run Part Deux Almost Robusto

This year both of the Caldwell Cigar Co. and Room101 collaborations that debuted last year got follow-ups. The three-part collaboration with A.J. Fernández, The T.,…

Eastern Standard Sungrown Robusto

At this year’s IPCPR Convention & Trade Show, Caldwell Cigar Co. showed off a trio of new cigars, all extensions of existing lines. The Long…