Robusto Extra

Quai d’Orsay Baalbeck (ER Libano 2018)

When it comes to looking for the interesting aspects of a cigar release, some are more of a challenge to turn up than others. Yet…

Weller by Cohiba

One of the more interesting cigar projects of 2021 has been Scandanivaian Tobacco Group’s (STG) collaboration with Sazerac. Chances are that you probably better know…

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…

Baracoa The Voyage Robusto Extra (2021)

For the last five years, we’ve constantly been writing about how what’s old is new again. It’s a phenomenon brought on, in my opinion, by…

Patoro VA XO Robusto

There are not many cigars that have a decade lag time between the time they are released in one country and when they are released…

Montecristo Supremos (EL 2019)

For as much as Cuba’s Habanos S.A. would like to be isolated from all non-Cuban cigar companies—and in many, if not most ways it is—one…

Trinidad Esmeralda

If you follow Habanos S.A. news, and specifically the featured brands of each Festival del Habano, you know that the Cuban cigar conglomerate can do…

Maestro del Tiempo 6102R (2020)

We have two types of redux reviews on halfwheel. One is the classical redux, where we go back and review an aged sample of a cigar…

Intemperance Whiskey Rebellion 1794 Tarred & Feathered

Cigar smokers are known to like a glass of whiskey, so it makes sense that a line would draw its inspiration from a protest over…

Dissident Rave

Last year was a big year for Black Label Trading Co. and its associated brands and factory. We finally got answers to the questions of…

Undercrown Sun Grown Dojo Dogma

If you are looking for a cigar blog that is more than a cigar blog, Cigar Dojo is without question the place to go. Just about…