Nicaragua

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…

Oliva Serie V Melanio Maduro No.4

If I had to start listing out various Oliva lines, there’s a decent chance that I would skip over the Oliva Serie V Melanio Maduro….

All Saints St. Francis Toro

Ahead of Tobacco Plus Expo 2021, All Saints Cigars announced that it would be adding a second line to the company’s portfolio. This line—unlike the…

Tatuaje T110 Reserva

When Pete Johnson of Tatuaje announced that the Tatuaje T110—one of the more sought-after cigars from he company’s history—would be returning as a limited edition…

Baka Hunter Gatherer

Two years ago, RoMa Craft Tobac formally debuted its Baka line in seven different sizes, including the Baka Hunter Gatherer. Given halfwheel’s approach of generally reviewing new…

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…