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Cigar Analysis Chart


The Charter Oak Connecticut Broadleaf Petit Corona by Foundation Cigar Co. was released in 2020. The cigar is made at […]

Cigar Analysis Chart

Cigar Analysis : H. UPMANN MAGNUM 54

The H. Upmann Magnum 54 was released in early 2017. It is a current production cigar. You can learn more […]

Cigar Analysis Chart


The Villa Zamorano Reserva Expreso by Maya Selva was launched in 2016 at Intertabac. It is currently available in Europe […]



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

Made in Cayman nonprofit

Made in Cayman – nonprofit

  Franca interviewed Scott Haugh, Director of The Haugh Family Foundation and co-founder of Cayman Cigar Company. Cayman Cigar Company […]

On Cuban cigars and their marketing

On Cuban cigars and their marketing

  “On Cuban cigars and their marketing” is the theme of this interview with Ana Lopez. Ana Lopez started working […]

Bongani Cigars

Made in Africa: Bongani cigars

  Bongani Cigars is the first African Cigar brand. Their premium cigars are made in Mozambique and they are growing […]


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.

Sensory analysis, questions and reactions

Sensory analysis, questions and reactions

  Since the publication of our article Sensory analysis, a misunderstood discipline, a number of questions and reactions followed. They have […]

Sensory analysis a misunderstood discipline

Sensory analysis, a misunderstood discipline

  Why is sensory analysis a misunderstood discipline? Translations in Italian and Spanish follow below.   Sensory science is a […]

Our senses in action

Our senses in action – free ebook

  “Our senses in action when enjoying a premium cigar” free ebook A premium cigar is not merely an indicator […]


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.