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Cigar Analysis Chart


The Davidoff 702 Series Special R was released in 2017. The cigar features an Ecuadorian hybrid wrapper over Dominican binder […]

Cigar Analysis Chart


The CLE Connecticut Robusto, released in 2012, features Honduran filler and binder and is rolled in an Ecuadorian Connecticut Shade […]

Cigar Analysis Chart


The San Lotano Oval Maduro Robusto, released in 2012, is made at Tabacalera Fernandez with an Ecuadorian wrapper, a Nicaraguan […]

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.

The sense of cigars in the Arab Emirates

The sense of cigars in the Arab Emirates

  Jasim Ahmed conveys the sense that cigars assume in the Arab Emirates. Overall cigars are drivers of curiosity, creativity, […]

The many shades of pairings

The many shades of pairings

  There are so many different pairing possibilities with cigars, and many shades within the same products. We talked about […]

Il top dell'associazionismo

Il top dell’associazionismo

  Episode “Il top dell’associazionismo” (The top of the cigar association life) is recorded in Italian. You will find a […]


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 choose a cigar

How to choose your cigar

  Maybe somebody gave you a cigar once and you loved it. This is how most of us started this […]

Cigar Sense Parlor

The Cigar Sense Parlor

  The Cigar Sense Parlor is the place where we discuss uncommon, meaningful topics that are relevant to discerning cigar […]

Constantin Heitkamp in the Cigar Sense Parlor

The science of cigar tasting

  When enjoying a cigar, everything is fair. But the science of cigar tasting becomes important when focusing on a […]


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.