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Cigar Analysis : PARTAGÁS SERIE D No. 6

The Partagás Serie D No. 6 was released in 2014. It is part of a line, Serie D, dedicated to […]

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The Super Fly Connecticut Super Toro by Oscar Valladares Tobacco & Co. was released in 2020. The cigar is made […]

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The Cumpay Maduro Robusto by Maya Selva is a Nicaraguan puro. The cigar features a wrapper from Jalapa, a binder […]



Finding new cigars you’ll love is as easy as 1, 2, 3…


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Your priorities and which cigars you liked


• Experiment •

with aromas, tastes and other cigar characteristics. And you see your cigar recommendations change in real-time as you refine your profile.

Blind tests, are they worth the effort?

Blind tests, are they worth the effort?

  Blind tests or open tests? Are blind tests worth the effort? People have all sorts of opinions about this […]

A must-have status symbol?

A must-have status symbol?

  We recently spoke about how unique is our taste with Aniello Buonincontro, who wrote the book, “Degustazione Razionale”, which means […]

Cigar Sense technology: is it AI based?

Is Cigar Sense technology AI based?

  We regularly get questions from our followers and also members about the technology we use at Cigar Sense. David […]


Cigar Sense is a unique source of advice because of our…

• Independence •

We exist to serve our members. We do not sell cigars, nor cigar ads. Our recommendations are never biased by sales or revenue motivations.

• Expert Analysis •

Our sensory analyses of cigars are performed by international tasters. They are trained to eliminate personal biases.

• Results •

 Since the inception of our service, our members consistently give our service 90%+ satisfaction rating. We deliver the most reliable cigar recommendations.

How to create amazing pairings with cigars

How to create amazing pairings with your cigars

  Pairing cigars is a fascinating topic for us because, as most of what we write about, it affects the […]

predictive confirmation bias

Predictive confirmation bias… what’s that?

  What is this strange thing called “predictive confirmation bias”? It’s a cognitive error that tends to make us think […]

Of Cigar Tasting - The Complexity

Of Cigar Tasting : The Complexity

  The “traditional school” tells us that, among the elements of cigar tasting, complexity is a horizontal dimension. It looks […]


Cigar Sense provides the most accurate personalized, independent, expert cigar recommendations to help you identify new cigars you’ll love.  Our methodology allows our system to “learn” your unique, individual taste preferences, and then give you cigar recommendations which match them. We’re able to consistently achieve 90%+ member satisfaction thanks to a few key factors:

  • Our technology includes an inference engine which learns about your preferences as you interact with it, and an expert system which matches your preferences to cigars we’ve evaluated.
  • Our cigar database is fed by the assessments of our panel of international tasters, who are trained according to sensory analysis norms.

Our key operating principles exist first and foremost to serve our members : accuracy, discoverytransparencyuser controlindependencepersonalizationcigar knowledge, privacy of our members.


87% of cigar lovers state that “flavor” is the most important criterion when choosing a cigar.

If you agree, then the independent, personalized, expert cigar recommendations by Cigar Sense are for you.