Every week, new cigars will make their entrance into the ring, new contenders to battle in the most epic cigar contest on the web: Cigar Wars! This week’s second round of contenders offers some of the hottest releases for 2015. With these additions, there are now over 6,700 battle combinations!

Our contenders this week are as follows:

Johnny Tobacconaut

Room101 Johnny Tobacconaut cigarJohnny Tobacconaut by Room101 is among the most talked about releases for 2015, featuring a stylin’ funk-meets-class packaging and unique, figurado vitolas. There’s really no excuse not to have some of these in your collection—that is, if you can find them.

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  • Country of origin: Honduras
  • Price: $11.50 – $13.50
  • Categories: Natural – Nicaragua – Expensive

La Imperiosa

Crowned Heads La Imperiosa cigarLa Imperiosa is the highly-requested return of the fan-favorite Las Calaveras EL14 cigar from Crowned Heads. The cigar is now a regular production release, using the same blend but differing in size and branding.

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  • Country of origin: Nicaragua
  • Price: $7.75 – $9.20
  • Categories: Maduro – Nicaragua – Expensive

Sobremesa

Dunbarton Tobacco and Trust Sobremesa cigarSobremesa is the first release from Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust, the new company from industry veteran Steve Saka, a much-anticipated release from cigar enthusiasts world wide.

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  • Country of origin: Nicaragua
  • Price: $9.50 – $13.00
  • Categories: Maduro – Nicaragua – Expensive

Shellback

Camacho Shellback cigarThis 6×50 toro is a limited cigar and features a Ecuadorian Habano wrapper with Nicaraguan binders and filler.

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  • Country of origin: Honduras
  • Price: $11.00
  • Categories: Natural – Other Country – Expensive

Corto

Warped Corto cigarUsing 100% Aganorsa leaf, this Nicaraguan puro is packed with flavor. The Corto (meaning short) has a slight box press to it and will be a annual release from Warped Cigars with each year bringing a new size.

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  • Country of origin: Nicaragua
  • Price: $8.00 – $8.50
  • Categories: Natural – Nicaragua – Affordable
New cigars will be added to the Cigar Wars battle each week, making for more interesting combinations, as well as a more accurate rankings system with time.