1. Padrón 1926 Serie No. 90 natural cigar

    1. Padrón 1926 Serie No. 90 – Natural

    Battle Rating: 1668 Wins: 819 Losses: 341

    Among the many special releases in 2016 for brand patriarch José Orlando Padrón’s 90th birthday was the 1926 Serie No. 90, using special tubo packaging, a new robusto size, and the line’s first use of a non-box-pressed shape.

  2. Drew Estate Liga Privada No. 9 cigar 1 star

    2. Liga Privada No. 9

    Battle Rating: 1662 Wins: 7761 Losses: 3340

    A maduro lover’s dream come true. The Liga Privada No 9 from Drew Estate is a dark and oily gem that generates a massive billow of smoke with each puff. Liga Privada No. 9 claimed the #1 Cigar of the Year for 2016 at Cigar Wars.

  3. Cohiba Behike BHK cigar

    3. Behike BHK

    Battle Rating: 1651 Wins: 6942 Losses: 4311

    The Cohiba Behike BHK is rolled at the famed El Laguito factory in Cuba. Behike features immaculate construction, including the perfectly placed pigtail cap. The cigar is a winner of a number of awards and is often considered the best and most sought-after (currently produced) cigar in the world.

  4. Liga Privada T52 cigar

    4. Liga Privada T52

    Battle Rating: 1646 Wins: 528 Losses: 154

    Liga Privada T52 is the hugely successful successor to Drew Estate’s Liga Privada No. 9 cigar. T52 uses a special, stalk-cut & cured, sun-grown Habano wrapper from the famed Connecticut River Valley. This rare wrapper makes T52 among Drew Estate’s most limited cigars to this day.

  5. Padrón 1926 Serie natural cigar

    5. Padrón 1926 Serie – Natural

    Battle Rating: 1640 Wins: 8424 Losses: 4081

    Padrón 1926 Serie Natural cigars debuted in 2002 to celebrate founder José Orlando Padrón’s 75th birthday. This Nicaraguan cigar is widely considered among the best in the world.

  6. Bolívar Cuban cigar

    6. Bolívar

    Battle Rating: 1638 Wins: 6737 Losses: 4920

    Bolívar is among the most well-known, acclaimed Cuban cigars in the world. With a goodly dose of ligero tobacco, it is known for its bold smoking profile.

  7. Padrón 1926 Serie maduro cigar

    7. Padrón 1926 Serie – Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1631 Wins: 1923 Losses: 1178

    Padrón’s world-famous 1926 Serie cigars were created for brand patriarch José Orlando Padrón’s 75th birthday. These box-pressed Nicaraguan maduros are among the world’s finest, winning more awards than most-any cigar blend ever made.

  8. Fuente Fuente OpusX Angel's Share cigar

    8. Fuente Fuente OpusX Angel’s Share

    Battle Rating: 1618 Wins: 1325 Losses: 748

    Arturo Fuente introduced the Angel’s Share blend 17 years after the original OpusX cigar. Angel’s Share uses lower priming leaves and a slightly tweaked filler for a milder OpusX experience. The cigars were introduced along a series of new releases to celebrate the company’s 100th anniversary.

  9. Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Sobremesa cigar

    9. Sobremesa

    Battle Rating: 1613 Wins: 5341 Losses: 2783

    Sobremesa is the first release from Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust, the latest venture from industry veteran Steve Saka—marking a highly-anticipated release for cigar enthusiasts worldwide, after Saka’s departure from Drew Estate.

  10. Fuente Fuente OpusX 20 Years Celebration cigar

    10. Fuente Fuente OpusX 20 Years Celebration

    Battle Rating: 1605 Wins: 972 Losses: 435

    Arturo Fuente celebrates 20 years since the original launch of the OpusX with the special-edition Fuente Fuente OpusX 20 Years Celebration, using a new/tweaked blend (including lower-priming wrapper) and a striking new OpusX blue presentation.