Toro Extra

Joya de Nicaragua Dos Cientos

Through the years, there have been cigars released to honor any number of different anniversaries and events, but the newest example of that genre from…

Illusione TAA 2021

Because of the cigars from other manufacturers that have come before them, it’s always interesting to me whenever I see that a company is releasing…

HVC 10th Anniversary

It would be easy to start this review like many others, with a cigar company celebrating an anniversary with a new limited edition. That is…

La Flor Dominicana Andalusian Bull Jack Schwartz Importer 100th Anniversary

There are some cigar shops that are specifically branded to be associated with a cigar brand, such as Casa Fuente, the Davidoff of Geneva —…

Viaje Layer Cake

Viaje is well-known for releasing annual editions of its cigars, several of which are centered around holidays, while others get their inspiration from a variety…

Villiger TAA Exclusive 2021

Last year, Villiger Cigars North America introduced its first cigar for the Tobacconists’ Association of America (TAA) Exclusive Series Program. This year, Villiger has another…

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…

Viaje TNT (2021)

There are few cigar companies that have an archive of past releases as large as Viaje, something that’s pretty remarkable considering the company has been…

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…

Macanudo Inspirado Brazilian Shade Toro

Connecticut shade-wrapped blends are not exactly rare in the world of cigars; in fact, the wrapper is currently being grown in most of of the major…

Kristoff 685 Woodlawn Box Press Toro TAA 2021

In May 2013, Kristoff released the first vitola in a new limited edition that was initially sold exclusively to members of the Tobacconists’ Association of…