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

Cigar Recommendations


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

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


• Sign up for free •

(The activation email might end up in your junk folder!)


• Tell us what is important to you •

Your priorities and which cigars you liked


• Experiment •

with aromas, palate perceptions and other key preferences. And you see your cigar recommendations change in real-time as you refine your profile.

Cigar Analysis Chart


The Arturo Fuente Don Carlos No. 3 is made in the Dominican Republic, at Tabacalera Fuente. It uses a Cameroon […]

Cigar Analysis Chart

Cigar Analysis : COHIBA LINEA 1492 SIGLO I

The Cohiba Linea 1492 Siglo I was released in 1994. It is an ongoing production cigar. You can learn more […]

Cigar Analysis Chart


The AJ Fernandez Dias de Gloria Short Churchill was released in 2019. The cigar is a Nicaraguan puro made at […]

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A sensory session

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  It started as a technical tasting, it became an intense sensory session with a master blender. The virtual chat […]


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.