We learn your unique tastes,
then recommend cigars that match them.


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2. Tell us what you like in cigars
3. Get your personalized cigar recommendations

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The Bandolero Clandestinos Soberbios is made in Costa Rica by Selected Tobacco. The cigar features an Ecuadorian Habano wrapper and […]

Cigar Analysis Chart


The Grand Architect Toro by Hiram & Solomon was released in 2019. The cigar is made in Nicaragua, at Plasencia […]

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The CAO Vision Churchill was re-launched in 2020. The current production cigar is made in Nicaragua with a Cameroon wrapper, […]



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


• Sign up for free •


• Tell us what is important to you •

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.

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 […]

The Cigar Sense panel

The Cigar Sense panel

  The Cigar Sense panel is a key instrument that allows consumers to know what a cigar actually delivers to […]

Is more cigar choice better?

Is more cigar choice better?

  Is more cigar choice really better? Today we have a plethora of choices of premium cigars. We discuss how […]


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.

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 resources : are you the product?

Cigar resources : are you the product?

The many cigar resources available to you mostly follow mainstream business models, a handful of popular possibilities. We found it […]


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.