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La Hacienda First Growth

While people will debate whether or not wine and cigars are a good pairing, there is no doubt that the cigar industry has borrowed from…

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…

Rafael González North Star (ER Nordico-Baltico 2017)

In the cigar industry, there is plenty of talk and discussion about pairings: certain types of tobacco with others, and of course certain cigars with…

José L. Piedra Petit Caballeros

Mention Cuban cigars to your average cigar smoker and their first thought will most likely be of the large number of Edición Limitadas, Edición Regionals…

Perdomo Firecracker

This site has covered its fair share of cigars that are a part of a series, whether they be ones named for movie monsters or…

Juárez Shots XX

In December 2018, Crowned Heads debuted a new line named Juárez that was sold exclusively by Tampa-based retailer Thompson Cigar Co. After working with Ernesto Perez-Carrillo…

Juan López Ideales (ER Austria 2011)

I will be the first to admit that I don’t remember every cigar that I have ever smoked or every word I have written for…

Trinidad Media Luna

In 2019, the Cuban-made Trinidad brand celebrated its 50th anniversary. As is commonplace in the cigar industry, Habanos S.A. released a special cigar to mark…

ACID Croqueta

When it comes to polarizing words in the cigar industry, I’m not sure if there is any as polarizing as ACID. Since debuting 20 years…

Curivari Achilles La Iliada No.2

Every spring, the halfwheel staff starts to divvy up the list of IPCPR Convention & Trade Show exhibitors as to who will be covering what…

La Gloria Cubana Serie D No.5 (ER España 2017)

Although it arrived a bit later than it was scheduled, the first La Gloria Cubana Edición Regional release for the country of Spain began hitting retailer’s…