Redux

Gran Habano STK Miami Barracuda

I was trying to find a weirder candidate for today’s redux review, so I went digging deep into a cooler of mine and opened up…

Fonseca Belicosos

In December 2019, My Father Cigars, Inc. acquired the U.S. rights to the Fonseca brand. Fonseca was launched in Cuba in 1892—it is still made today…

Flor de D’Crossier Selection No. 512 Corona Gorda

A couple of weeks ago I was doing some reorganization of halfwheel’s office humidors in an effort to consolidate half-opened boxes and create some free space….

La Flor Dominicana Double Ligero A Oscuro Natural Collector’s Edition

At the 2013 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show, La Flor Dominicana showed off a brand new Gran Corona vitola—otherwise known as an “A”—named the Double Ligero…

AVO Regional East Edition

By now, I’d have to think that a good majority of the cigar smoking population of the U.S. and possibly the world has at least…

Viaje Plata Lancero

In 2011, there was some chatter that Viaje was planning a trio of lancero releases known as Trifecta. It ended up taking three years for…

Pistoff Kristoff Firecracker

The year 2007 brought the debut of one of the longest-running retailer exclusives series that continues to this day: the Firecracker Series. Originally made exclusively…

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…

Illusione MC Slam 2 Redux

In 2014, Illusione Cigars released its first creation carrying the white on blue Cigars Privé branding, which translates into private cigars from French. Named MC Slam—the MC…

Saga Short Tales: Tomo VI: The Sixth Element: El Tabaco

Most cigars that claim to be packaged in books are actually placed into boxes designed to look like books. In 2016, De Los Reyes introduced…

Tatuaje T110 (2021)

Even in a sea made up of some of Tatuaje Cigars’ most legendary releases spanning from 2006 to 2009, the T110 stands out. When it…