Nicaragua

601 Black Toro (2021)

In October 2020, Espinosa Premium Cigars announced the return of its 601 Black, the company’s interpretation of a full-flavored Connecticut blend that was originally released by EO Brands—a…

Tatuaje T110 Capa Especial

One of the more intriguing parts about cigar culture to me is how we perceive and talk about certain cigars that are no longer made….

The Wise Man Maduro Firecracker

Summer means warm and sunny days, vacations, and since 2007, the newest release in a series of short and fairly potent cigars. That’s the year…

Oliva Serie V 5 x 54 Box Pressed

There’s likely not much left to be written about Oliva’s Serie V line; having debuted in June 2007, the line has become a staple in…

Fausto Culebra

If you have been following Tatuaje’s releases in 2021, you have undoubtedly noticed that Pete Johnson has been reaching into his archives to bring back…

Padrón Black No. 100

Padrón is not known for making new cigars. It’s not to say the company doesn’t, as it typically adds about at least one new cigar…

Stallone The Pony

While there aren’t as many new cigar brands these days, there are still plenty of cigar companies I’ve never heard of, let alone purchased their products….

Isabela Ltd Edition PepperHead Gordo 2021

We discuss the blends of cigars on this site quite regularly; it is a staple of both our reviews and news stories, and we’ll occasionally…

Undercrown 10 Robusto

Way back in 2011—at the same time that we were coming up with the idea for halfwheel—Drew Estate released a new line named Undercrown which…

Southern Draw Manzanita Robusto

In late 2020, Southern Draw Cigars released a new line called Manzanita, which the company said was made to pay tribute to the history of…

Joya de Nicaragua Selección de Torcedor 2019

When it comes to the vast majority of stories and reviews we write about cigars, the cigar in question is the standalone project. Yet in…