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


It’s as easy as 1-2-3:
1. Sign up here for your free membership
2. Tell us what you like in cigars
3. Get your personalized cigar recommendations

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


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Try new cigars that will delight your palate. Rate them, so you can get even more spot on personalized recommendations!

Product Excellence Awards 2023

Product Excellence Awards by Cigar Sense

The Cigar Sense Product Excellence Awards recognize cigars for their final quality as measured by trained tasters and as perceived […]

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Cigar tasting [e-book]

Our new e-book, “Cigar tasting. Beyond the casual, social experience” is a 34 page collection of learnings and practical tips. […]

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The Best Cigar To Give To Someone As A Gift

  If you understand our philosophy at Cigar Sense, you may understand that for us, the best cigar to give […]

Uncovering the unrecognized cigars

Uncovering the unrecognized cigars

  Top cigars lists time seems to have ended for the season, but there are many excellent cigars that haven’t […]

ChatGPT, can it help cigar lovers

ChatGPT, can it help cigar lovers?

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Is it the cigar or am I off

“Is it the cigar or am I off?”

  We get questions from our members. Recently Albert, a long time member, asked us: “Sometimes while smoking a familiar […]

Cigar Analysis Chart


The War Witch Connecticut Corona by Black Star Line Cigars is a Nicaraguan puro made at Aganorsa Leaf’s Agricola Ganadera […]

Cigar Analysis Chart


The White Robusto by Bentley Tobacco is made in Nicaragua with an Ecuadorian Connecticut shade wrapper and Nicaraguan binder and […]

Cigar Analysis Chart


The Don Juan Calavera Maduro Toro was released in 2018. The cigar is made in Honduras by Danli Honduras Tobacco, […]


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.


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.