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…


• 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.

"How do I identify the right flavor notes?"

How do we identify the “right” flavors in a cigar?

How do we manage to identify the right flavors in a cigar? Are the “right” notes those that my favorite […]

A powerful synergy: tobacco, sensory and data

A powerful synergy: tobacco, sensory and data

We would like to share our recent press release:     CIGAR SENSE AND CST CONSULTING COLLABORATE TO PROVIDE A […]

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A Dominican brand success – case study

  We’re very excited to share this compelling case study demonstrating how a particular Dominican brand recently leveraged Cigar Sense […]

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 […]

Why a Product Excellence Award

Why a Product Excellence Award

  We launched a “Product Excellence Award” program, to provide recognition to those premium cigars producers that consistently meet high […]

Cigar beginner forever

Cigar beginner forever

  Is it good to remain a cigar beginner forever? In the cigar industry, knowledge is almost entirely transferred verbally […]

Cigar Analysis Chart


The Rugged Country Series Buffalo Ten Natural by Artista is a Toro released in 2020. The cigar is made at […]

Cigar Analysis Chart


The Alec Bradley Tempus Toro is made in Honduras with Honduran wrapper and binder over fillers from Honduras and Nicaragua. […]

Cigar Analysis Chart


Originally made in Honduras, La Libertad line was revamped and its production moved to the new Villiger de Nicaragua factory […]


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.