• Cigar Review: Black Label Trading Co. Santa Muerte 2019 Short Robusto – Rated 95
    by bostonjimmie on May 31, 2020 at 7:28 pm

    Every year since 2016, Black Label Trading Compnay (BLTC) has released a limited edition of their Santa Muerte. The name Santa Muerte is short for Nuestra Señora de la Santa Muerte, which is an idol, female deity or folk saint in Mexican and Mexican-American folk Catholicism. A personification of death, she is associated with healing, Read more about Cigar Review: Black Label Trading Co. Santa Muerte 2019 Short Robusto – Rated 95

  • Quesada 1974 Lancero
    by Patrick Lagreid on May 31, 2020 at 6:53 pm

    For as long as I have been smoking cigars, Quesada has been making cigars. Actually, for as long as I have been alive—and even a bit longer than that—Quesada has been making cigars. Last year, the company acknowledged the start of their cigar making ventures with a new line named for the year they started The post Quesada 1974 Lancero appeared first on halfwheel.

  • Today: International Enjoy A Cigar Day
    by Redaktion on May 31, 2020 at 12:46 pm

    Wherever you will smoke your cigars today, May 31st: Share your photos on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

  • OpusX Serie „Heaven and Earth” Available Soon
    by Press Release on May 31, 2020 at 10:41 am

    The Fuente Fuente OpusX Serie “Heaven and Earth” Spring 2020 releases (including Purple Rain, BBMF Maduro and Tauros the Bull Maduro) will be shipped to the authorized Fuente Aged Selection retailers in the coming weeks.

  • Drew Estate creates Barn Smoker Goodwill Act of 2020
    by Press Release on May 31, 2020 at 10:29 am

    Drew Estate announced the cancellation of the 2020 Barn Smoker season due to ongoing health concerns surrounding COVID-19.  Additionally, Drew Estate creates the “Barn Smoker Goodwill Act of 2020.”

  • Rocky Patel TAA 2020 Exclusivo
    by Charlie Minato on May 31, 2020 at 1:30 am

    If you’ve been following the cigars reviewed on halfwheel for the last month or so, you’ve likely been rather familiar with a three-letter combination: T, A, A. The Tobacconists’ Association of America (TAA) is a group of about 80 retailers as well as 40 or so manufacturers. The association gathers annually to discuss issues facing the industry The post Rocky Patel TAA 2020 Exclusivo appeared first on halfwheel.

  • Craftsman’s Bench Double Blade Cutter
    by Brooks Whittington on May 30, 2020 at 5:48 pm

    More than two decades ago, J.C. Newman introduced the Craftsman’s Bench line of cigar accessories, and released the first version of its take on a classic guillotine cutter, the Craftsman’s Bench Double Blade Cutter. That initial double guillotine cutter was only able to cut cigars with up to a 54 ring gauge—which was about the limit The post Craftsman’s Bench Double Blade Cutter appeared first on halfwheel.

  • Cigar Review: Artesano Del Tobacco Viva La Vida Club 500 – Rated 96
    by bostonjimmie on May 30, 2020 at 3:00 am

    Back in April, Billy and Gus Fakih from Artesano Del Tobacco and A.J. Fernandez announced they will be introducing a Viva La Vida box pressed vitola. Building on the Viva La Vida brand success, the “VIVA LA VIDA/CLUB 500.” is described as an exquisite Nicaraguan puro that measures 6 x 60 and is box pressed Read more about Cigar Review: Artesano Del Tobacco Viva La Vida Club 500 – Rated 96

  • Cigar Review: Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Sobremesa Brûlée Toro – Rated 93
    by bostonjimmie on May 30, 2020 at 1:45 am

    The original Sobremesa cigar was the introductory blend from Steve Saka under his new cigar company, Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust, after leaving Drew Estate. Though conceived in 2015, the second blend, Sobremesa Brûlée, finally made it to market in 2019. When asked about this special liga, Steve Saka noted that the Sobremesa Brûlée is: “…recreation Read more about Cigar Review: Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Sobremesa Brûlée Toro – Rated 93

  • Cigar News: Four Alec Bradley Territory Managers Blend and Release Regional Exclusives
    by bostonjimmie on May 29, 2020 at 9:22 pm

    The Alec Bradley Cigar Company today announced the rolling release of four Regional Exclusives. The Paper Tiger, Fashionably Late, Highway Child and Corinthian Leather cigar lines were created by and will be exclusive to the territories of Jonathan Walsh, Christopher Carey, Steve Tucker and Ryan Ponist- respectively. In January of 2019 Alec Bradley closed their offices for a week and took Read more about Cigar News: Four Alec Bradley Territory Managers Blend and Release Regional Exclusives