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Plasencia Alma Fuerte Colorado Claro Eduardo I

Spoiler alert: the new size doesn’t get the hexagonal press that the first release did.

Las Calaveras Edición Limitada 2022 LC54

The 2022 incarnation of Crowned Head’s popular Las Calaveras Edición Limitada is the first blend in the series to be made with all Nicaraguan tobacco, including a Corojo 99 wrapper.

La Riqueza SE

After a five-year hiatus, Tatuaje has added a new size to its La Riqueza line. While the blend remains basically the same, the La Riqueza SE has been tweaked slightly to make it slightly stronger than the original releases.

CAO Arcana Firewalker

The name “Firewalker” comes from a process called chincagre, where tobacco is buried in volcano soils. It’s the second cigar in General Cigar Co.’s CAO Arcana Series, which highlights unique methods used to create the tobaccos inside of the cigars.

Montecristo Espada Signature Valiente

When Altadis U.S.A.’s Espada by Montecristo debuted in 2014, it carried the distinction of being the first Nicaraguan puro to be released under the Montecristo…

Cavalier Genève Limited Edition 2021

Two years after making its U.S. debut in 2016, Cavalier Genève began doing something that many cigar companies do: it released a limited edition. It…

Perdomo Inmenso Seventy Sun Grown Epicure

The way we approach reviews at halfwheel means sometimes a reviewer gets cigars that he probably would buy as a consumer and sometimes he ends up…

Córdoba & Morales Karole Bashkins

Check your calendar, because it is once again that time on halfwheel. On April Fools’ Day, we attempt to give a serious review to what could…

VegaFina Year of the Ox

The Chinese Zodiac calendar has fascinated people since it was first invented around 550 BC, so it was no surprise when a number of different…

Perez-Carrillo Encore 656

For the past several years, one of the first clumps of stories about new cigars each year has the same three letters attached to it:…

ADVentura The Royal Return King’s Gold Toro

While ADV & McKay Cigars Co. S.R.L. was founded in 2016 the company did not release its first creation until a year later. That debut release named ADVentura…