The Consensus

The Consensus Top 25 Cigars 2021

Imagine you had a friend who never smoked a cigar, but had lots of time on his or her hands. And also had a really,…

Submit a Top Cigar List for The Consensus 2020

It’s December, which means it’s time to see the annual lists of what people thought were the best cigars of 2020. Every list is unique,…

The Consensus Top 25 Cigars 2019

The Consensus is back and with more lists than last year. In 2018, there were 28 lists contributed 397 cigars. This year, those numbers increased to…

Submit a Top Cigar List for The Consensus 2019

Every January since this site started, we have published something called The Consensus. The idea was to see what would happen if I took all of…

2018 Awards: The Consensus Top 25 Cigars

As many of you noted in the comments section of our own Top 25 list, there are—potentially—too many best cigars of the year list. What’s…

Graded: Ten Questions for 2018

With 2018 counting down its final days, it’s time to take a look back at an article that is an annual tradition on halfwheel, Ten…

Ten Questions for 2018

It’s almost 2018, which means it’s time for my annual article of speculation. For the last eight years, something that actually precedes halfwheel, I will ask…

2016 Awards: The Consensus Top 25 Cigars

It is likely that there will never be a year quite like 2016 for The Consensus. The difference between first and second? One point. The difference…

2015 Awards: The Consensus Top 25 Cigars

And we’re back. As we’ve done for the previous four years, here is The Consensus. It’s a tabulated list of various top five, 10 and 25…

2012 Awards: The Consensus

And the top cigar of 2012 is. First, a bit of what this is and what it is not. This is a compilation of 53…