1. Fuente Fuente OpusX Belicoso XXX cigar

    1. Fuente Fuente OpusX Belicoso XXX

    Battle Rating: 1741 Wins: 7007 Losses: 3100

    OpusX XXX incorporates the original OpusX blend, the first successful Dominican puro—though it has been slightly tweaked for its small size, making for a stronger smoking experience.

  2. Padrón 1964 Anniversary Series natural cigar

    2. Padrón 1964 Anniversary Series – Natural

    Battle Rating: 1725 Wins: 2154 Losses: 1015

    The 1964 Anniversary Series was introduced in 1994 to commemorate Padrón’s 30th anniversary. The cigars are among the most prized in the world, having superior complexity, consistency, and an overall refined smoking experience.

  3. Montecristo No. 2 cigar

    3. Montecristo No. 2

    Battle Rating: 1703 Wins: 6839 Losses: 4540

    Montecristo is the world’s largest cigar brand, and at the center of the brand is the Montecristo No. 2 cigar—the best of the best. Critically acclaimed and world-renowned, it’s a classic, to say the least.

  4. Fuente Fuente OpusX 20 Years Celebration cigar

    4. Fuente Fuente OpusX 20 Years Celebration

    Battle Rating: 1703 Wins: 795 Losses: 375

    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.

  5. Fuente Fuente OpusX Angel's Share cigar

    5. Fuente Fuente OpusX Angel’s Share

    Battle Rating: 1695 Wins: 1137 Losses: 689

    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.

  6. Padrón 1926 Serie No. 90 natural cigar

    6. Padrón 1926 Serie No. 90 – Natural

    Battle Rating: 1694 Wins: 647 Losses: 306

    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.

  7. Padrón Family Reserve 50 Years maduro cigar

    7. Family Reserve 50 Years – Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1678 Wins: 2574 Losses: 1230

    Padrón Family Reserve 50 Years Maduro utilizes the finest tobaccos available from Padrón, having a 5×54 box-pressed robusto vitola, in celebration of the brand’s 50th Anniversary.

  8. Padrón 1926 Serie No. 90 maduro cigar

    8. Padrón 1926 Serie No. 90 – Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1670 Wins: 1452 Losses: 952

    Padrón celebrates brand patriarch José Orlando Padrón’s 90th birthday with the 1926 Serie No. 90, a special version of the 1926 blend in tubo packaging and a rare, non-box-pressed format.

  9. LFD Andalusian Bull cigar

    9. Andalusian Bull

    Battle Rating: 1665 Wins: 1284 Losses: 1010

    La Flor Dominicana follows up their successful “La Nox” cigar with the new “Andalusian Bull” for 2016. Limited in production and using proprietary tobaccos, these intricately rolled figurados are full-bodied, yet smooth.

  10. Cohiba Robusto Cuban cigar

    10. Cohiba Robusto

    Battle Rating: 1660 Wins: 291 Losses: 114

    Cohiba Robusto is part of the Cuban brand’s Línea Clásica series, among the first cigars offered from the brand developed by Fidel Castro in the 1960s. The Robusto was added in 1989, shortly after Cohiba’s official debut in 1982. It is among the most sought-after Cuban robustos.

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

    11. Liga Privada No. 9

    Battle Rating: 1654 Wins: 7582 Losses: 3284

    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.

  12. Cohiba Behike BHK cigar

    12. Behike BHK

    Battle Rating: 1652 Wins: 6769 Losses: 4268

    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.

  13. Davidoff Nicaragua Box Pressed cigar

    13. Davidoff Nicaragua Box Pressed

    Battle Rating: 1651 Wins: 2003 Losses: 1330

    First introduced in 2013, Davidoff shocked the cigar world by introducing a Nicaraguan puro to their lineup. Now, Davidoff returns to the rich Nicaraguan soils, amping up the experience for a spicier, “bitter sweet” performance.

  14. Drew Estate Undercrown DOGMA cigar

    14. Undercrown DOGMA

    Battle Rating: 1647 Wins: 7304 Losses: 4384

    The Undercrown Dogma was a limited edition cigar created in collaboration with Cigar Dojo and Drew Estate and sold exclusively at Smoke Inn. The Dogma uses a tweaked blend, making for stronger version of the regular Undercrown cigar. It was also the first-ever box-pressed Undercrown.

  15. Liga Privada T52 cigar

    15. Liga Privada T52

    Battle Rating: 1644 Wins: 358 Losses: 103

    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.

  16. Padrón 1926 Serie natural cigar

    16. Padrón 1926 Serie – Natural

    Battle Rating: 1637 Wins: 8262 Losses: 4035

    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.

  17. Davidoff Yamasá cigar

    17. Davidoff Yamasá

    Battle Rating: 1636 Wins: 1539 Losses: 1160

    Davidoff Yamasá is the fourth release in Davidoff’s popular Black Label series. The blend returns to the Dominican Republic, introducing a new Yamasá-grown leaf—where Davidoff has painstakingly cultivated a barren Dominican soil for 20 years, transforming into a new and unique growing region.

  18. Davidoff Nicaragua cigar

    18. Davidoff Nicaragua

    Battle Rating: 1632 Wins: 145 Losses: 42

    Davidoff, famed for producing ultra-premium cigars out of the Dominican Republic (and previously Cuba), introduced the head-turning Davidoff Nicaragua in 2013; using a Nicaraguan puro blend and rolled at their own Cidav factory in the Dominican Republic. This is the first in Davidoff’s “Black Label” series.

  19. Davidoff Escurio 60x6 cigar

    19. Davidoff Escurio

    Battle Rating: 1612 Wins: 172 Losses: 56

    Davidoff Escurio marks the second cigar in the brand’s Discovery series (aka Black Label), offering exotic flavor inspiration from Rio, Brazil.

  20. My Father Le Bijou 1922 cigar

    20. Le Bijou 1922

    Battle Rating: 1608 Wins: 3466 Losses: 1713

    My Father introduced the Le Bijou 1922 cigar in 2009, an ultra-premium blend using 100% Nicaraguan tobaccos and a very dark, Habano Oscuro wrapper. The cigar is known for its full-bodied complexity of spicy/sweet nuances.

  21. Bolívar Cuban cigar

    21. Bolívar

    Battle Rating: 1606 Wins: 6568 Losses: 4850

    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.

  22. Padrón 1964 Anniversary Series maduro cigar

    22. Padrón 1964 Anniversary Series – Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1597 Wins: 6505 Losses: 2887

    Padrón introduced the 1964 Anniversary Series in 1994, during the height of the great cigar boom. This premium, Nicaraguan smoke remains among the best in the world to this day.

  23. Fuente Fuente OpusX Lost City cigar

    23. Fuente Fuente OpusX Lost City

    Battle Rating: 1594 Wins: 4194 Losses: 2161

    Fuente Fuente OpusX Lost City is a variation of the famous OpusX blend, which uses an unusual selection of tobaccos grown later in the year, during the summer months. The tobaccos are said to be aged for 5 years before rolling and are created in small batches annually.

  24. My Father cigar

    24. My Father

    Battle Rating: 1590 Wins: 3857 Losses: 2043

    My Father is a classic blend that smoked so nice, Master Blender (and cigar legend) Don Pepin named his company and cigar factory for it! It uses an Ecuadorian Habano-Rosado wrapper over Nicaraguan fillers and just seems to embody everything a classic, full-flavored cigar should be.

  25. Davidoff 702 Series Special R cigar

    25. Davidoff 702 Series – Special R

    Battle Rating: 1588 Wins: 492 Losses: 330

    Davidoff has taken 7 sizes from their traditional “White Label” cigars and replaced their mild wrappers with an Ecuadorian 702 hybrid habano leaf; offering an edgier smoking experience while retaining the original cigar’s refined qualities.

  26. AVO Syncro Nicaragua Fogata cigar

    26. AVO Syncro Nicaragua Fogata

    Battle Rating: 1584 Wins: 1553 Losses: 1184

    AVO Syncro Nicaragua Fogata seeks to provide the perfect “synchronization” of a complex and multinational blend, with fiery Nicaraguan ligero at its core. “Fogata” is Spanish for “bonfire” or “campfire”, highlighting Nicaragua’s untamed nature; balanced by a sophisticated blend of Dominican, Ecuadorian, and Mexican tobaccos.

  27. Padrón 1926 Serie maduro cigar

    27. Padrón 1926 Serie – Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1584 Wins: 1728 Losses: 1110

    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.

  28. Davidoff Puro d'Oro Eminentes cigar

    28. Davidoff Puro d’Oro

    Battle Rating: 1581 Wins: 965 Losses: 780

    Davidoff Puro d’Oro incorporates a unique, Dominican Yamasá wrapper—a proprietary tobacco pioneered by Davidoff Master Blender Hendrik Kelner over the course of 10 years. The cigar uses a Dominican puro blend, offering a refined profile.

  29. Ashton Symmetry cigar

    29. Ashton Symmetry

    Battle Rating: 1578 Wins: 1754 Losses: 1272

    Ashton looks to find perfect “symmetry” with their first Ashton-branded product in years. Nicaragua meets Dominican tobaccos for a rich and balanced experience—blended, as usual, by the prestigious Fuente family.

  30. Hoyo de Monterrey Epicure No. 2 cigar

    30. Hoyo de Monterrey Épicure No. 2

    Battle Rating: 1577 Wins: 6432 Losses: 4768

    Hoyo de Monterrey Épicure No. 2 is among the most notorious robustos in the world. Cigar enthusiasts praise this smoke as being among the world’s best, Cuban or non.

  31. Oliva Serie V Melanio cigar

    31. Oliva Serie V Melanio

    Battle Rating: 1577 Wins: 4306 Losses: 2054

    Oliva Serie V Melanio is the most premium offering from Oliva Cigar Co. It was originally introduced in 2012 and has since earned top accolades industry-wide, including Cigar Aficionado’s #1 cigar for 2014.

  32. Herrera Esteli Edicion Limitada 2014 lancero cigar

    32. Herrera Esteli Edicion Limitada 2014 Lancero

    Battle Rating: 1574 Wins: 6967 Losses: 4440

    While the regular Herrera Esteli blend was well received most aficionados agree the Edicion Limitada lancero is the best vital of this amazing cigar.

  33. Cohiba Siglo II cigar

    33. Siglo II

    Battle Rating: 1566 Wins: 3819 Losses: 3103

    The Cohiba Siglo II is the petit corona vitola in the premium Siglo line by the legendary Cohiba. Measuring 5×42, these are among the most sought-after Cuban cigars.

  34. Drew Estate Liga Privada Dirty Rat cigar

    34. Dirty Rat

    Battle Rating: 1563 Wins: 4677 Losses: 2766

    Dirty Rat is the first cigar in Drew Estate’s Liga Privada Único Serie, a collection of premium cigars featuring custom-tweaked blends to fit unique vitolas.

  35. New World by AJ Fernandez cigar

    35. New World

    Battle Rating: 1552 Wins: 4012 Losses: 2525

    New World marked the next era for industry veteran A.J. Fernandez. Co-blended with A.J.’s father, the cigars feature big flavors and an unusually affordable price. A common favorite amongst maduro enthusiasts as a daily, budget smoke.

  36. Herrera Estelí TAA Exclusive cigar

    36. Herrera Estelí TAA Exclusive 2016

    Battle Rating: 1551 Wins: 1703 Losses: 1350

    Willy Herrera showcases his blending skills with the Herrera Estelí TAA Exclusive, offering his first Connecticut Broadleaf cigar under Drew Estate. This is a limited production cigar sold exclusively at TAA cigar retailers.

  37. Drew Estate Undercrown Flying Pig cigar

    37. Undercrown Flying Pig

    Battle Rating: 1551 Wins: 590 Losses: 390

    Drew Estate introduced their fan-favorite “Flying Pig” size to the Undercrown line of cigars in 2012. The cigars were originally available only to the Netherlands and considered among Drew Estate’s most sought after releases.

  38. Partagas Serie D No. 4 cigar

    38. Partagás Serie D

    Battle Rating: 1547 Wins: 6757 Losses: 4707

    Partagás Serie D is among the most sought-after Cuban cigars in the world, made at the prestigious Partagás Factory, the No. 4 (robusto) size is considered the optimum vitola.

  39. Arturo Fuente Añejo No. 77 the Shark cigar

    39. Añejo No. 77 “Shark”

    Battle Rating: 1547 Wins: 7617 Losses: 4171

    The Añejo No. 77 “Shark” cigar is the most sought-after size in the legendary Añejo line by Arturo Fuente. The cigars feature a unique, box-pressed Piramide vitola and a cognac-aged Connecticut Broadleaf maduro wrapper over Dominican fillers.

  40. Liga Privada UF-13 Dark cigar

    40. Liga Privada Único Serie UF-13 Dark

    Battle Rating: 1545 Wins: 582 Losses: 401

    Liga Privada Único Serie UF-13 Dark cigars were introduced in 2013. The blend was originally a contender to become the T52 cigar, but was re-branded and re-blended, making for a stronger version of T52, while retaining a similar complexity.

  41. Herrera Estelí Miami cigar

    41. Herrera Estelí Miami

    Battle Rating: 1544 Wins: 679 Losses: 489

    Herrera Estelí Miami combines the world-renowned talents of the El Titan de Bronze factory with Drew Estate’s unparalleled selection of tobaccos. Drew Estate Master Blender Willy Herrera returns to his family’s own ETDB factory, crafting a special experience for the connoisseur.

  42. My Father Jaime Garcia Reserva Especial cigar

    42. Jaime Garcia Reserva Especial

    Battle Rating: 1540 Wins: 3005 Losses: 1928

    Jaime Garcia Reserva Especial is Jaime’s own blend, son of the famous José “Pepin” Garcia. Jaime showcases a darker side for the typically-Cubanesque brand, using a thick, Connecticut Broadleaf wrapper over Nicaraguan fillers.

  43. AVO 90th Classic Covers Volume 4 cigar

    43. Classic Covers Volume 4

    Battle Rating: 1540 Wins: 608 Losses: 507

    AVO cleverly incorporates a music-inspired theme into a 2-year, limited edition series that “covers” their original cigars with upgraded versions, ending with 2016’s Classic Covers Volume 4 cigar, based on the brand’s AVO Domaine blend.

  44. My Father Flor de Las Antillas cigar

    44. Flor de las Antillas

    Battle Rating: 1537 Wins: 6920 Losses: 4795

    Flor de las Antillas is best known as the #1 cigar of the year in 2012. This My Father cigar provides a ton of classic flavors at an affordable price.

  45. Drew Estate Undercrown Shade cigar

    45. Undercrown Shade

    Battle Rating: 1537 Wins: 4441 Losses: 3299

    Drew Estate has unveiled the Undercrown Shade, the long-awaited counterpart to the original Undercrown cigar. The cigar features an Ecuadorian Connecticut wrapper over a diverse filler blend, making for a more full-bodied version of the traditionally smooth Connecticut.

  46. 46. Liga Privada Único Serie L40

    Battle Rating: 1534 Wins: 7503 Losses: 4352

    Liga Privada Único Serie L40 is a semi-limited cigar in Drew Estate’s premium Único series, originally released in July, 2011. These cigars are blended specifically for their individual size, making for the most optimum smoking experience.

  47. Ramón Allones cigar

    47. Ramón Allones

    Battle Rating: 1532 Wins: 5913 Losses: 5305

    Ramón Allones is one of the oldest and most well-known cigar brands in the world (est. 1845). This medium-full bodied, luxurious smoke claims fame to some serious pioneering in the cigar world, including inventing the cigar band and using colorful lithographs for box art.

  48. A.J. Fernandez Bellas Artes cigar

    48. Bellas Artes

    Battle Rating: 1528 Wins: 1395 Losses: 1160

    Bellas Artes is the most ambitious blend to date from AJF Cigar Co. The blend incorporates a proprietary, hybrid wrapper, combining 3 seeds for the new “Rojita” leaf, wrapped over a complex filler blend of 6 regions.

  49. Ramón Allones Superiores cigar

    49. Ramón Allones Superiores

    Battle Rating: 1526 Wins: 5759 Losses: 5224

    Take your old standby Ramón Allones and amp it up! These limited edition smokes are a shop-exclusive for La Casa Del Habanos (we Americans only wish we had access) and are in high demand!

  50. RoMa Craft Whiskey Rebellion 1794 Cigar Dojo cigar

    50. Whiskey Rebellion 1794 – Cigar Dojo

    Battle Rating: 1526 Wins: 1444 Losses: 1168

    Whiskey Rebellion 1794 was originally crafted as a limited edition cigar in collaboration with Cigar Dojo. The cigars fall under RoMa Craft’s Intemperance lineup and showcase a unique blend, highlighted by a fiery Ecuador Habano Ligero wrapper. All 500 boxes of the limited allotment sold out in under 1 hour.

  51. San Cristobal Ovation cigar

    51. San Cristobal Ovation

    Battle Rating: 1525 Wins: 3754 Losses: 2990

    San Cristobal Ovation is the first limited edition cigar in the SC line. Crafted by the famed Garcia family, Ovation uses a special 2.5 year double-fermentation on its San Andrés Oscuro wrapper.

  52. Ashton ESG cigar

    52. Ashton ESG

    Battle Rating: 1523 Wins: 6894 Losses: 4702

    The Aston ESG (Estate Sun Grown) is a Dominican puro that is wrapped in a luxurious, flavorful, and very rare, shade grown Cuban seed tobacco. Priced around $20, these are not intended to be a daily smoke but work perfect for a celebratory cigar.

  53. Tatuaje Cojonu 2009 cigar

    53. Tatuaje Cojonu 2009 Reserva

    Battle Rating: 1523 Wins: 5092 Losses: 3508

    Tatuaje Cojonu 2009 Reserva is the 3rd release in the Cojonu series by Tatuaje. These cigars feature more full-bodied blends than the traditional Brown Label cigars.

  54. Camacho American Barrel-Aged cigar

    54. American Barrel-Aged

    Battle Rating: 1520 Wins: 4930 Losses: 3813

    Camacho American Barrel-Aged takes whiskey-meets-cigars to the next level, using nearly 100% American tobaccos and aging Honduran Cuban-seed Corojo for 5 months in used bourbon barrels.

  55. La Aroma de Cuba Mi Amor cigar

    55. La Aroma de Cuba Mi Amor

    Battle Rating: 1520 Wins: 4628 Losses: 2527

    La Aroma de Cuba Mi Amor is made for Ashton by the famed Garcia family in Estelí, Nicaragua. Mi Amor uses a Mexican San Andrés maduro wrapper not found on the baseline LADC cigars.

  56. Padrón Series - Maduro cigar

    56. Padrón Series – Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1520 Wins: 3751 Losses: 2253

    The Padrón Series is among the most recognized cigars in the world. Also known as the “Thousand Series”, these Nicaraguan puros are Padrón’s baseline cigar offering.

  57. Foundation Cigar Company The Tabernacle cigar

    57. The Tabernacle

    Battle Rating: 1516 Wins: 1474 Losses: 1351

    The Tabernacle is the highly anticipated sophomore release from Foundation Cigar Co. Nick Melillo showcases his blending talents with a full-bodied, Connecticut Broadleaf maduro blend.

  58. AJ Fernandez Enclave cigar

    58. AJ Fernandez Enclave

    Battle Rating: 1512 Wins: 6775 Losses: 4961

    Released in 2015 the Enclave by AJ Fernandez is a flavorful, yet affordable cigar made at Tabacalera Fernandez in Nicaragua. Wrapped in a Ecuadorian habano rosado the Enclave is not short on flavor.

  59. Tatuaje Black Label Corona Gorda 2013 cigar

    59. Tatuaje Black Label Corona Gorda 2013

    Battle Rating: 1509 Wins: 4083 Losses: 2451

    Tatuaje Black Label Corona Gorda 2013, also known as “Private Reserve”, is a fan-favorite, limited edition cigar re-released for Tatuaje’s 10th anniversary. The blend was made as Pete’s Johnson’s attempt at re-creating a custom-rolled cigar he had fallen in love with while spending time in Cuba.

  60. Arturo Fuente Don Carlos Personal Reserve Eye of the Shark cigar

    60. Don Carlos Eye of the Shark

    Battle Rating: 1507 Wins: 4739 Losses: 2748

    Arturo Fuente has released the Don Carlos Eye of the Shark cigar to much fanfare. This undisclosed blend is a limited release, rolled in the famous “Shark” vitola, made popular by the Añejo No. 77 cigar.

  61. Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Sobremesa cigar

    61. Sobremesa

    Battle Rating: 1507 Wins: 5193 Losses: 2731

    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.

  62. A. Florez 1975 Serie Privada Capa Habano cigar

    62. 1975 Serie Privada Capa Habano

    Battle Rating: 1506 Wins: 3488 Losses: 3464

    The A. Florez 1975 Serie Privada Capa Habano cigar took home the prestigious honor of #10 cigar of the year in 2014. It is crafted at PDR Cigars in the Dominican Republic, making use of an Ecuadorian Habano wrapper, box press, and Entubado rolling technique.

  63. AVO Syncro Nicaragua cigar

    63. AVO Syncro Nicaragua

    Battle Rating: 1505 Wins: 6993 Losses: 4751

    The first regular release cigar from the newly-rebranded AVO Cigars, the Syncro Nicaragua takes a cue from the bold, rich tobaccos of Nicaragua. Syncro shows a number of “firsts” for the brand, including first regular release Nicaraguan-inspired blend and first regular release box-pressed cigar.

  64. Ramón Allones Allones Extra Edición Limitada 2011 cigar

    64. Allones Extra Edición Limitada 2011

    Battle Rating: 1503 Wins: 917 Losses: 806

    Ramón Allones Allones Extra Edición Limitada 2011 was the 3rd cigar selected for Habanos’ limited series, reviving the classic “Allones Extra” band. The cigars feature a darker wrapper, using top leaves of the Tapado. Tobaccos are specially selected and aged for at least 2 years. The cigars are known for their intense flavor and body.

  65. Tatuaje TAA 2016 cigar

    65. Tatuaje TAA 2016

    Battle Rating: 1501 Wins: 1625 Losses: 1256

    Tatuaje TAA 2016 brings back the same vitola as the fan-favorite Tatuaje TAA 2012 cigar. This box-pressed maduro has become a seasonal must-buy for cigar enthusiasts, praised for its full flavor and ageability.

  66. Caldwell The Last Tsar cigar

    66. The Last Tsar

    Battle Rating: 1499 Wins: 3294 Losses: 3624

    Caldwell’s The Last Tsar is an ultra-premium cigar made in small batches at the Tabacalera William Ventura factory in the Dominican Republic. Differing from the Caldwell Collection, very little is known of the blend other than a Hybrid Connecticut Arapiraca Maduro wrapper.

  67. Arturo Fuente Hemingway Short Story Maduro cigar

    67. Hemingway Short Story Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1499 Wins: 4391 Losses: 2851

    The Hemingway Short Story Maduro uses the base blend of Fuente’s Hemingway cigar, with a dark, Connecticut Broadleaf wrapper replacing the standard Cameroon leaf of the original.

  68. Arturo Fuente Gran Reserva Sun Grown cigar

    68. Gran Reserva Sun Grown

    Battle Rating: 1495 Wins: 2285 Losses: 1751

    Arturo Fuente Gran Reserva Sun Grown takes the brand’s classic Gran Reserva blend and tops it with an oily, Ecuadorian Sun-Grown wrapper, finished in Spanish cedar vaults and packaged in cedar sleeves.

  69. Hoyo de Monterrey Du Prince cigar

    69. Hoyo de Monterrey Le Hoyo du Prince

    Battle Rating: 1490 Wins: 1558 Losses: 1407

    Of all the cigars in the Hoyo de Monterrey lineup, the Le Hoyo series often ranks among the most prized by connoisseurs. In this series, the cigars showcase smaller, petit frontmaks and a more edgy profile (though still not exceeding medium). A gentle spice is present throughout, along with honey sweetness, citrus, and a light cedar.

  70. Romeo y Julieta Wide Churchills cigar

    70. Romeo y Julieta Wide Churchills

    Battle Rating: 1488 Wins: 5336 Losses: 5753

    Wide Churchills is a new size variant of the popular Cuban brand, released in 2010, shortly after the successful Short Churchill size. It is among the most popular RyJ cigars, having a unique vitola in the Cuban cigar world.

  71. Prometheus God of Fire Serie Aniversario cigar

    71. God of Fire Serie Aniversario

    Battle Rating: 1487 Wins: 2706 Losses: 1909

    God of Fire is an ultra-premium brand produced by the famous Fuente family in the Dominican Republic. Made for Prometheus, an upscale cigar accessories manufacturer, the new GOF Serie Aniversario celebrates 10 years since the first GOF cigar—using specially-selected tobaccos and elegant vitolas.

  72. Herrera Estelí cigar

    72. Herrera Estelí

    Battle Rating: 1485 Wins: 4167 Losses: 2364

    Herrera Estelí was the first cigar blended by Willy Herrera after joining Drew Estate. This Habano blend went on to win multiple awards throughout 2013. The cigars have proven quite successful, with multiple sizes and exclusives added to the line since its launch.

  73. Espinosa Crema cigar

    73. Espinosa Crema

    Battle Rating: 1483 Wins: 1282 Losses: 1326

    Espinosa Premium Cigars veers from their usual, high-octane releases with the Espinosa Crema—showcasing a more mellow and creamy smoking experience—expanding their core lineup to include a broader range of profiles for cigar enthusiasts.

  74. LFD Double Ligero Chisel cigar

    74. Double Ligero Chisel

    Battle Rating: 1482 Wins: 6303 Losses: 5293

    Featuring one of the most unique shapes in the cigar world the Flor Dominicana Double Ligero Chisel is a modified torpedo which is flattened out at the head. The Dominican filler and binders are wrapped in a beautiful and oily looking Ecuadorian Sumatra Sun Grown leaf.

  75. El Güegüense cigar by Foundation Cigar Co.

    75. El Güegüense

    Battle Rating: 1482 Wins: 6343 Losses: 5226

    El Güegüense is the first cigar from Foundation Cigar Co., a new project from Nick Melillo—one of the most decorated cigar blenders for the modern era.

  76. My Father La Antiguedad cigar

    76. La Antiguedad

    Battle Rating: 1480 Wins: 1619 Losses: 1276

    My Father follows up the success of Flor de las Antillas with another classic, Cuban-inspired blend. La Antiguedad uses the Garcia’s own tobaccos, grown on their Nicaraguan farms, combined with a special Habano Ecuador Rosado Oscuro wrapper.

  77. Quesada 40th Anniversary cigar

    77. Quesada 40th Anniversary

    Battle Rating: 1479 Wins: 5499 Losses: 5438

    The Quesada 40th Anniversary cigar commemorates the company’s Master Blender Manuel Quesada and his 40 years in the cigar industry with a special blend.

  78. Diamond Crown Maximus cigar

    78. Diamond Crown Maximus

    Battle Rating: 1479 Wins: 1883 Losses: 1619

    With the combined talents of the Fuente, Newman, and Oliva cigar families, the Diamond Crown Maximus marks one of the finest maduro cigars in the world. The cigar is rolled at the Fuente factory, using a special, Ecuador Sumatra leaf grown by Oliva.

  79. E.P. Carrillo La Historia cigar

    79. La Historia

    Battle Rating: 1477 Wins: 2779 Losses: 1918

    E.P. Carrillo breaks away from their standard look and taste, using a Mexican San Andrés wrapper (a first for the brand’s regular release cigars) for a deeper, more rich smoking experience. La Historia is known for its prestigious #2 spot on Cigar Aficionado’s 2014 Cigar of the Year list.

  80. Tatuaje TAA 2012 cigar

    80. Tatuaje TAA 2012

    Battle Rating: 1475 Wins: 6702 Losses: 4060

    Tatuaje’s TAA blends are some of the brand’s most popular limited edition cigars. Each year (with the exception of 2013), Tatuaje has released an altered size of this box-pressed Connecticut Broadleaf blend for the Tobacconists’ Association of America.

  81. Ashton VSG Virgin Sun Grown cigar

    81. Ashton VSG

    Battle Rating: 1475 Wins: 6721 Losses: 4700

    Ashton Virgin Sun Grown cigars feature a proprietary, sun-grown wrapper over Dominican fillers that have been blended by the renowned Fuente family in the Dominican Republic.

  82. Tatuaje 10th Anniversary cigar

    82. Tatuaje 10th Anniversary

    Battle Rating: 1475 Wins: 1775 Losses: 1295

    Tatuaje 10th Anniversary cigars utilize the original Seleccion de Cazador “Brown Label” blend, featuring two new sizes and updated band design.

  83. Aging Room Small Batch M356 cigar

    83. Aging Room M356

    Battle Rating: 1471 Wins: 4012 Losses: 2982

    The Aging Room M356 was the first cigar under the Aging Room Small Batch series by Boutique Blends. The cigars are created in small batches in the Dominican Republic. Upon its release in 2011, M356 went on to win multiple year-end cigar awards.

  84. Alec Bradley Prensado cigar

    84. Prensado

    Battle Rating: 1470 Wins: 2353 Losses: 1890

    Alec Bradley Prensado is best known for winning CA’s Cigar of the Year award in 2011. Since then, Alec Bradley has been a staple in many cigar enthusiast’s humidors. Highlights include a near-perfect, box-pressed construction, full flavors, and a unique, tangy profile.

  85. Crowned Heads La Imperiosa cigar

    85. La Imperiosa

    Battle Rating: 1468 Wins: 3974 Losses: 3114

    La 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.

  86. Caldwell Eastern Standard Dos Firmas cigar

    86. Dos Firmas

    Battle Rating: 1468 Wins: 1303 Losses: 1263

    Dos Firmas is the third cigar under Caldwell’s Eastern Standard lineup, introducing a special “signature” blend from industry veteran William Ventura – developed over twenty years before the cigar’s launch.

  87. Caldwell Eastern Standard cigar

    87. Eastern Standard

    Battle Rating: 1467 Wins: 4667 Losses: 3876

    Caldwell Eastern Standard uses rare and vintage tobaccos and is crafted at the Ventura factory in the Dominican Republic. The cigar makes use of a unique, dark Conncticut hybrid wrapper over vintage fillers.

  88. Tatuaje Reserva K 222 cigar

    88. Tatuaje Reserva K 222

    Battle Rating: 1466 Wins: 1539 Losses: 1254

    Tatuaje’s Reserva K 222 was made to commemorate brand owner Pete Johnson’s dog passing in 2015. The blend is a cross between Tatuaje’s Cojonu 2003 and Reserva J21. The cigars are the first new regular production blend from Tatuaje to be produced in Miami since 2009.

  89. Punch Habanos cigar

    89. Punch

    Battle Rating: 1465 Wins: 102 Losses: 72

    Punch cigars are among the world’s oldest cigar brands in current production. The Cuban, Habanos brand was established in 1840 and is now classified as a multi-local brand. The blend uses tobaccos of Cuba’s most premium Vuelta Abajo region and are considered medium body.

  90. Camacho Corojo Box-Pressed BXP cigar

    90. Camacho Corojo BXP

    Battle Rating: 1464 Wins: 130 Losses: 114

    Camacho Corojo Box-Pressed BXP is the amped-up version of the original Corojo. The cigars feature box-pressed shapes, and new black-themed appearance, and added Pennsylvania Broadleaf in the filler.

  91. H. Upmann Cuban cigar

    91. H. Upmann

    Battle Rating: 1461 Wins: 2858 Losses: 3131

    H. Upmann is among the oldest and most recognized Cuban cigar brands in the world, dating back to 1844. Typically, the profile is a more mild strength when compared to some of the other sought-after Cuban cigars.

  92. Punch Rare Corojo cigar

    92. Rare Corojo

    Battle Rating: 1456 Wins: 1573 Losses: 1721

    Punch Rare Corojo is among the most popular small batch / seasonal cigar releases, with its annual, limited allotment released each February to cigar fans. Many credit Rare Corojo with creating demand for special, annual releases in the craft cigar market.

  93. Camacho Corojo cigar

    93. Camacho Corojo

    Battle Rating: 1455 Wins: 5434 Losses: 5848

    At the center of Camacho’s BOLD lineup is the Corojo, consisting of original Cuban-seed Corojo tobacco, grown in Honduras since being smuggled out of Cuba in the 1960’s. Camacho now carries the torch for the original Corojo, as Cuba has since switched to hybrid, mold-resilient tobaccos.

  94. Padrón Dámaso cigar

    94. Padrón Dámaso

    Battle Rating: 1455 Wins: 6051 Losses: 5536

    Padrón Dámaso marks a huge change for Padrón, one of the world’s leading cigar brands. For the first time, a Padrón cigar features a Connecticut-seed wrapper. This cigar fills the gap in their lineup, now including a premium cigar for the mild palate.

  95. CAO Pilón cigar

    95. CAO Pilón

    Battle Rating: 1454 Wins: 1586 Losses: 1451

    The CAO Pilón utilizes a 19th century Cuban technique of fermenting leaves in circular pilóns, rather the rectangular arrangement used today. CAO Pilón showcases a refined look, intended to compete with over-priced luxury cigars, making for a more manageable celebratory smoke.

  96. Regius Exclusivo U.S.A. cigar

    96. Regius Exclusivo U.S.A.

    Battle Rating: 1454 Wins: 189 Losses: 197

    The first cigar in the Regius Exclusivo U.S.A. series is commonly referred to as the “red label.” The cigars use a Nicaraguan puro blend, offered in four sizes. Regius CEO Akhil Kapacee crafted the series for the American palate, using more spice and body than other Regius cigars.

  97. RoMa Craft Tobac Neanderthal cigar

    97. Neanderthal

    Battle Rating: 1453 Wins: 6138 Losses: 4946

    The Neanderthal cigar by RoMa Craft Tobac is the brand’s first new blend since 2012. This Mexican maduro-wrapped smoke uses an extra heavy dose of ligero tobacco.

  98. Partagás Shorts cigar

    98. Partagás Shorts

    Battle Rating: 1453 Wins: 1447 Losses: 1471

    Short and spicy! Partagás Shorts provide only a 15 minute smoke, but it’s got enough flavor to make up for it! Comparable to Partagás Serie D in flavor profile.

  99. Rocky Patel Twentieth Anniversary cigar

    99. Rocky Patel Twentieth Anniversary

    Battle Rating: 1452 Wins: 2439 Losses: 2460

    Rocky Patel’s latest “Anniversary Edition” cigar celebrates the brands 20th year, using a primarily Honduran blend, crafted in their usual Honduran locale. Rocky Patel Twentieth Anniversary is billed as a more premium offering than their usual affair.

  100. Warped Maestro del Tiempo 6102R cigar

    100. Maestro del Tiempo 6102R

    Battle Rating: 1451 Wins: 1249 Losses: 1240

    Warped “masters time” with the Maestro del Tiempo 6102R cigar. This limited edition version of the Maestro del Tiempo blend showcases the rare medio tiempo ligero tobacco in the cigar’s filler; amping up the flavor and strength of the blend.

  101. Matilde Oscura cigar

    101. Matilde Oscura

    Battle Rating: 1449 Wins: 5832 Losses: 4771

    The Matilde Oscura is Matilde Cigars’ follow-up release from 2014’s Renacer cigar. For this release, the brand has turned to the dark side, using a dark, Mexican San Andrés maduro wrapper.

  102. Eiroa The First 20 Years cigar

    102. EIROA The First 20 Years

    Battle Rating: 1449 Wins: 1372 Losses: 1205

    EIROA Cigars follows up their premium line of cigars with The First 20 Years, a Honduran puro blend made from a special selection of tobaccos; gifted to brand owner Christian Eiroa by his father, in celebration of Christian’s milestone 20 years in the cigar industry.

  103. Padrón Dámaso No. 32 cigar

    103. Padrón Dámaso No. 32

    Battle Rating: 1448 Wins: 1510 Losses: 1326

    Padrón introduced two new sizes to its Dámaso lineup at IPCPR 2016. The Dámaso No. 32 features a new size and an “amped up” blend, for a fuller Connecticut profile.

  104. Flor de D'Crossier 512 cigar

    104. Flor de D’Crossier 512

    Battle Rating: 1446 Wins: 5919 Losses: 4911

    The Flor de D’Crossier 512 is D’Crossier Cigars first attempt at a inexpensive offering and they hit a home run. These Costa Rican, salty, sweet, and savory, cigars feature a perfect draw, tons of flavor, and endless satisfaction. The Corona Gorda size it the best in our opinion but frankly you can’t go wrong with any vitola of Flor de D’Crissier 512.

  105. Crowned Heads Las Calaveras 2016 cigar

    105. Las Calaveras Edición Limitada 2016

    Battle Rating: 1446 Wins: 1614 Losses: 1350

    Crowned Heads introduces the third blend in their hugely popular Las Calaveras series. Las Calaveras EL 2016 features the first use of Connecticut Broadleaf maduro wrapper tobacco for the limited/seasonal series.

  106. Ave Maria Argentum cigar

    106. Ave Maria Argentum

    Battle Rating: 1446 Wins: 1159 Losses: 1151

    Cigars International collaborates with AJ Fernandez once again to showcase the dark side of Ave Maria with “Ave Maria Argentum” – a perfecto that makes use of a dark, Connecticut Broadleaf maduro wrapper over Nicaraguan fillers.

  107. AJ Fernandez Last Call cigar

    107. Last Call

    Battle Rating: 1445 Wins: 1427 Losses: 1515

    Last Call marks the first cigar under the new Portfolio Series by AJ Fernández, offering the cigars exclusively to brick & mortar retailers. The cigars are value-priced, like many AJ blends, featuring a short, yet fulfilling experience.

  108. Espinosa Habano cigar

    108. Espinosa Habano

    Battle Rating: 1443 Wins: 6076 Losses: 5182

    The Espinosa Habano cigar has been updated with a sleek new look and slightly tweaked blend, making for a more refined version of this classic, award-winning cigar.

  109. Crowned Heads Las Calaveras Edición Limitada 2014 cigar

    109. Las Calaveras Edición Limitada 2014

    Battle Rating: 1439 Wins: 6721 Losses: 4718

    The legendary Las Calaveras EL 2014 cigar went on to be among the most popular cigars throughout 2014 and remains a fan-favorite smoke in the cigar scene to this day. Largely considered superior to its 2015 variant.

  110. Matilde Quadrata cigar

    110. Matilde Quadrata

    Battle Rating: 1439 Wins: 1377 Losses: 1258

    Matilde Cigars’ third offering in three years helps to round out their portfolio. Quadrata uses Dominican and Nicaraguan tobaccos for a medium/full profile with full flavor. Quadrata is also the first box-pressed offering from Matilde.

  111. Arturo Fuente Casa Fuente cigar

    111. Casa Fuente

    Battle Rating: 1438 Wins: 6069 Losses: 4886

    The Casa Fuente by Arturo Fuente is a special, shop-exclusive cigar made for the Casa Fuente cigar bar (run by Ashton), located in the Forum Shops at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, NV. The cigar was introduced for the bar’s opening in 2005 and uses a blend that is believed to be based off the legendary OpusX, with a Cameroon wrapper.

  112. Illusione "Original Documents" cigar

    112. Illusione “Original Documents”

    Battle Rating: 1437 Wins: 2644 Losses: 2824

    Illusione’s first core-line offering, “Original Documents”, features a Nicaraguan puro blend and is a true small batch offering, utilizing the premium Aganorsa tobaccos and being crafted at the esteemed TABSA factory in Nicaragua.

  113. Perdomo 20th Anniversary Maduro cigar

    113. Perdomo 20th Anniversary Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1437 Wins: 2832 Losses: 2311

    Perdomo celebrates its 20th anniversary with a special blend. The 20th Anniversary is 100% Nicaraguan, using a wrapper leaf that has been aged in used bourbon barrels for an additional 14 months for added complexity.

  114. Sensei's Sensational Sarsaparilla II cigar

    114. Sensei’s Sensational Sarsaparilla II

    Battle Rating: 1435 Wins: 1139 Losses: 1087

    Sensei’s Sensational Sarsaparilla II is the limited edition followup to the 2014 original. The cigars are a collaboration with Cigar Dojo and the La Zona factory. The sequel uses the original blend with a more slender, toro vitola.

  115. AJ Fernandez New World Connecticut cigar

    115. New World Connecticut

    Battle Rating: 1434 Wins: 3590 Losses: 3641

    AJ Fernandez debuts the New World Connecticut, a Connecticut Shade version of the popular New World cigar, featuring full flavors at an affordable price.

  116. Liga Privada Papas Fritas

    116. Liga Privada Papas Fritas

    Battle Rating: 1433 Wins: 5974 Losses: 5279

    Papas Fritas are the affordable, snack-sized Liga Privada offering. These “French Fries” feature short-filler tobaccos from original Liga Privada cigars.

  117. RoMa Crfat Tobac Intemperance BA XXI cigar

    117. Intemperance BA XXI

    Battle Rating: 1433 Wins: 5694 Losses: 5421

    RoMa Craft Intemperance BA XXI cigars showcase the darker side of this line, using a unique Brazilian Arapiraca maduro wrapper over a diverse, multi-national filler blend.

  118. Jericho Hill cigar

    118. Jericho Hill

    Battle Rating: 1432 Wins: 7048 Losses: 4747

    With a deep, dark, Mexican San Andrés Maduro wrapper, this cigar comes out of the My Father Factory in Nicaragua and quickly became a fan favorite among boutique cigar smokers.

  119. Warped La Colmena Black Honey cigar

    119. La Colmena Black Honey

    Battle Rating: 1430 Wins: 5160 Losses: 5838

    La Colmena Black Honey was an ultra-limited release in 2015 that included only 60 bundles of 10 cigars. The blend uses La Colmena fillers under an Ecuadorian Habano Oscuro wrapper from Warped’s El Oso cigar made at the same ETDB factory.

  120. Alec Bradley Tempus cigar

    120. Tempus

    Battle Rating: 1427 Wins: 2186 Losses: 2165

    Alec Bradley Tempus is all about balance. The brand’s most full-bodied blend incorporates a special Honduran tobacco, double binder, and expert craftsmanship to bring a full-bodied blend with enough flavor to balance out one of the most popular cigars in today’s market.

  121. Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Mi Querida cigar

    121. Mi Querida

    Battle Rating: 1426 Wins: 1490 Losses: 1123

    Mi Querida by Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust marks the brand’s highly-anticipated introduction to a Connecticut Broadleaf maduro blend, for which brand owner Steve Saka is well-known.

  122. Maestro del Tiempo 5205 cigar

    122. Maestro del Tiempo 5205

    Battle Rating: 1426 Wins: 1170 Losses: 1118

    Maestro del Tiempo 5205 is one of two regular production vitolas in Warped Cigars’ 5th Nicaraguan puro lines out of the famed TABSA factory. Maestro del Tiempo lonsdale showcases tobacco varieties from unique locations within the AGANORSA portfolio.

  123. Casa Magna Colorado cigar

    123. Casa Magna Colorado

    Battle Rating: 1425 Wins: 2056 Losses: 1837

    Casa Magna Colorado is the ingenious collaboration between Manuel Quesada and Nestor Plasencia, crafting a full-bodied, affordable, Nicaraguan puro masterpiece—one that most any cigar connoisseur will agree upon.

  124. Caldwell Savages cigar

    124. Savages

    Battle Rating: 1425 Wins: 1391 Losses: 1304

    Savages is a special release from Caldwell Cigar Co., offered only to Caldwell’s best retail accounts. The blend showcases a more premium iteration of the brand’s popular Long Live the King cigar.

  125. CLE Corojo cigar

    125. CLE Corojo

    Battle Rating: 1425 Wins: 177 Losses: 151

    Among CLE Cigars’ most popular offerings is their core-line CLE Corojo. The cigar showcases the esteemed Eiroa family’s rich heritage for Honduran, Cuban-seed tobacco.

  126. El Centurion H-2K-CT cigar

    126. El Centurion H-2K-CT

    Battle Rating: 1424 Wins: 6488 Losses: 5110

    The unique El Centurion H-2K-CT cigar from My Father Cigars features a flavor packed USA Connecticut Hybrid wrapper and a great price tag.

  127. Warped Futuro cigar

    127. Futuro

    Battle Rating: 1424 Wins: 5553 Losses: 5679

    Futuro is the brainchild of Kyle Gellis of Warped and Max Fernandez, son of Eduardo Fernandez of AGANORSA. The cigars use the famed AGANORSA farm’s most premium tobaccos from their top secret “tobacco vault”.

  128. La Flor Dominicana La Nox cigar

    128. La Nox

    Battle Rating: 1422 Wins: 3438 Losses: 3147

    LFD La Nox is all about “the night”. La Flor Dominicana has created a premium blend featuring dark, Brazilian maduro tobacco to match an equally dark packaging and presentation.

  129. Quesada Reserva Privada cigar

    129. Quesada Reserva Privada

    Battle Rating: 1421 Wins: 5544 Losses: 5399

    The luxurious Quesada Rserva Privada features a binder from 1997 and topped with a gorgeous Ecuadorian Connecticut wrapper. This limited release cigar is tough to find but well worth the $15 price tag.

  130. Trinidad Fundadores cigar

    130. Trinidad Fundadores

    Battle Rating: 1420 Wins: 1147 Losses: 1168

    Trinidad Fundadores was the first size officially sold to the public from the Cuban brand. The cigars bear many similarities to their Cohiba siblings and were originally only available as a diplomatic gift from Fidel Castro.

  131. Tatuaje Havana VI Verocu cigar

    131. Havana VI Verocu

    Battle Rating: 1418 Wins: 4165 Losses: 3200

    Tatuaje Havana VI Verocu cigars are now a regular production release from Tatuaje. The cigars feature a tweaked, more full-bodied blend from the original “Red Label” cigars.

  132. Punch Signature cigar

    132. Punch Signature

    Battle Rating: 1417 Wins: 4492 Losses: 6442

    Punch showcases a throwback cigar with Punch Signature. Old school themes, marketing, and even similar Corojo seed tobaccos have been used for this retro-inspired blend.

  133. Quesada Oktoberfest 2015 Edition cigar

    133. Oktoberfest

    Battle Rating: 1417 Wins: 5524 Losses: 5399

    Quesada Oktoberfest cigars are some of the most anticipated seasonally released cigars on the market—the cigars have been blended to pair with Marzen-style beers (Oktoberfest), making for a great fall tradition.

  134. A.J. Fernandez Last Call Maduro cigar

    134. Last Call Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1417 Wins: 1136 Losses: 1111

    Last Call Maduro by AJF Cigar Co. is the followup to the rothschild-sized Last Call cigar introduced in early 2016. The new blend utilizes a Nicaraguan puro blend, complete with a Nicaraguan-grown Pennsylvania Broadleaf-seed wrapper.

  135. Por Larrañaga Petit Coronas cigar

    135. Por Larrañaga Petit Coronas

    Battle Rating: 1417 Wins: 77 Losses: 87

    Por Larrañaga is the world’s oldest cigar brand in current production. The Por Larrañaga Petit Coronas size is among Cuba’s most sought-after small cigar, showcasing a mild to medium profile that caters towards delicate and complex nuances over strength and body.

  136. Camacho Powerband cigar

    136. Camacho Powerband

    Battle Rating: 1416 Wins: 1407 Losses: 1435

    Camacho Powerband is the 2nd cigar in Camacho’s new Master Built Series. V-twin biker imagery sparks a powerhouse smoke from a diverse, multinational blend. Camacho also introduces a proprietary Powerband™ bunching technique, boasting a smooth draw, despite having a large quantity of tobaccos in the blend.

  137. San Cristóbal de La Habana cigar

    137. San Cristóbal de La Habana El Príncipe

    Battle Rating: 1415 Wins: 1321 Losses: 1479

    El Príncipe by San Cristóbal de La Habana is the smallest size in the lineup. This Petit Corona offers a mild-medium body and surprisingly intricate and complex flavors for its size—described as heavy in floral and cocoa nuances.

  138. The Oscar cigar by Oscar Valladares Tobacco & Co.

    138. The Oscar

    Battle Rating: 1415 Wins: 1276 Losses: 1243

    The Oscar by Oscar Valladares Tobacco & Co. is the premium follow-up release to the brand’s popular LEAF by Oscar cigars, using primarily Honduran tobaccos and a bright, Candela cover leaf to replace the conventional cellophane.

  139. Warped Flor del Valle Sky Flower cigar

    139. Sky Flower

    Battle Rating: 1414 Wins: 1305 Losses: 1402

    Warped introduced Sky Flower to their popular Flor del Valle line in 2015. The new version includes the rare medio tiempo ligero (made famous by the Behike BHK) for a stronger blend.

  140. Vegas Robaina cigar

    140. Vegas Robaina

    Battle Rating: 1413 Wins: 4902 Losses: 5881

    Vegas Robaina is a post-revolution Cuban brand made to honor the legendary Alejandro Robaina, known as the best Cuban tobacco farmer of all time. The cigar was introduced in 1997, using tobaccos from Robaina’s farm.

  141. Crux Guild cigar

    141. Crux Guild

    Battle Rating: 1413 Wins: 1305 Losses: 1478

    Crux Guild pays homage to the skill of the craft, utilizing some of the most talented rollers at the famed Plasencia Cigars factory in Estelí.

  142. Illusione ~eccj~ 20th cigar

    142. ~eccj~ 20th

    Battle Rating: 1412 Wins: 1333 Losses: 1461

    Illusione returns to the popular blend from the original ~eccj~ 15th, which became the basis for their Epernay line. The cigar’s size and blend have been tweaked for this limited edition release, making for a more refined experience.

  143. Tatuaje Seleccion de Cazador cigar

    143. Seleccion de Cazador

    Battle Rating: 1412 Wins: 137 Losses: 104

    Tatuaje Seleccion de Cazador is commonly known as “Brown Label.” The cigars use traditional Cuban techniques for an authentic, old-world smoking experience.

  144. Oliva Master Blends 3 cigar

    144. Master Blends 3

    Battle Rating: 1411 Wins: 3876 Losses: 3034

    The Oliva Master Blends 3 was originally released as a limited edition cigar in 2006. It is now crafted on a regular basis in small quantities out of Oliva’s factory in Nicaragua.

  145. Espinosa Laranja Reserva cigar

    145. Laranja Reserva

    Battle Rating: 1410 Wins: 7382 Losses: 4431

    The Espinosa Laranja Reserva set a new standard in style and quality throughout the Espinosa Cigars lineup. The cigar features a strikingly orange-hued Brazilian wrapper.

  146. MoyaRuiz The Chinese Finger Trap cigar

    146. The Chinese Finger Trap

    Battle Rating: 1410 Wins: 2554 Losses: 4035

    The Chinese Finger Trap is a unique, limited edition cigar that features a completely undisclosed blend (an Ancient Chinese secret…) and packaging to resemble a Chinese finger trap puzzle. Only 1,000 boxes were released in 2015, made (in part) to commemorate the Cigar Dojo community.

  147. Por Larrañaga Picadores cigar

    147. Por Larrañaga Picadores

    Battle Rating: 1410 Wins: 82 Losses: 99

    Por Larrañaga Picadores was discontinued in the ’70s and subsequently reimagined in 2014, using a slightly thicker ring gauge, offered as a Corona Extra vitola. The blend is on the mild side, showcasing a velvety smooth smoke with delicate complexities.

  148. Rocky Patel Super Ligero cigar

    148. Rocky Patel Super Ligero

    Battle Rating: 1408 Wins: 5310 Losses: 5851

    The Super Ligero is Rockey Patel’s most powerful cigar to date. Featuring a triple helping of Costa Rican Triple Ligero filler that will satisfy even the most demanding palette.

  149. Cornelius & Anthony Cornelius cigar

    149. Cornelius

    Battle Rating: 1408 Wins: 1345 Losses: 1526

    Cornelius & Anthony Premium Cigars are among the most talked about brands coming into 2016. Their first release is known as Cornelius, featuring a luxury-priced blend made out of the famed El Titan de Bronze factory in Miami’s Little Havana Neighborhood.

  150. Fratello Bianco cigar

    150. Fratello Bianco

    Battle Rating: 1406 Wins: 3184 Losses: 3861

    Fratello Cigars debuts their sophomore release with the Fratello Bianco. Despite the name, the cigar is actually darker than the original release, using a San Andrés Mexican maduro wrapper over a diverse filler blend.

  151. Quesada Reserva Privada Oscuro cigar

    151. Quesada Reserva Privada Oscuro

    Battle Rating: 1404 Wins: 1465 Losses: 1260

    Quesada Reserva Privada Oscuro takes the original blend from 2015, featuring extremely aged tobaccos, and replaces the delicate Connecticut shade wrapper with a Connecticut Broadleaf maduro leaf, making for a new take on this fan-favorite blend.

  152. Hoyo La Amistad cigar

    152. Hoyo La Amistad

    Battle Rating: 1404 Wins: 1282 Losses: 1158

    Hoyo de Monterrey entered the modern era of premium cigars in early 2016 with the rebranded HOYO. The brand now teams with industry veteran AJ Fernandez for a special, limited edition blend that showcases AJ’s knowledge of Nicaraguan tobacco.

  153. Rocky Patel Fifteenth Anniversary cigar

    153. Rocky Patel Fifteenth Anniversary

    Battle Rating: 1404 Wins: 188 Losses: 187

    Rocky Patel Fifteenth Anniversary cigars debuted in 2010 to celebrate Rocky’s anniversary in the cigar industry. It is among the brand’s highest scoring blends, ranking among the top 25 cigars of the year on three occasions.

  154. San Cristobal Elegancia cigar

    154. San Cristobal Elegancia

    Battle Rating: 1403 Wins: 182 Losses: 196

    Ashton introduced an Ecuadorian Connecticut blend to its San Cristobal lineup in 2011, teaming with the famed Garcia family to blend the Elegancia. The cigar is the only Connecticut Shade offering from San Cristobal, offering a fuller-bodied experience than Connecticuts of old—hovering around the medium-light-body range.

  155. Tatuaje Reserva RC184 cigar

    155. Tatuaje Reserva RC184

    Battle Rating: 1402 Wins: 1437 Losses: 1328

    Tatuaje Reserva RC184 is among the most premium regular offerings from Tatuaje. It stands for “Retro Cuban”, honoring an authentic Cuban style; with premium foil packaging and a smooth, refined flavor profile.

  156. Eiroa cigar

    156. EIROA

    Battle Rating: 1401 Wins: 5548 Losses: 5526

    Christian Eiroa honors the family legacy in the cigar industry with a Honduran puro blend designed for the connoisseur’s palate.

  157. Illusione Maduro cigar

    157. Illusione Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1401 Wins: 1526 Losses: 1543

    Illusione Maduro is the maduro variant of the brand’s baseline “Original Documents” cigar. This is a true small batch operation, with very careful attention to detail, being rolled by the highly-esteemed TABSA factory in Nicaragua. The cigar’s Mexican San Andrés maduro wrapper adds a nutty sweetness to this fan-favorite blend.

  158. Plasencia Alma Fuerte cigar

    158. Plasencia Alma Fuerte

    Battle Rating: 1401 Wins: 467 Losses: 457

    Alma Fuerte is the first in a series of releases from the new Plasencia 1865 brand, where the famed Plasencia family of Nicaraguan tobacco artisans can adequately showcase their 5 generations-worth of tobacco expertise.

  159. Sancho Panza Belicosos cigar

    159. Sancho Panza Belicosos

    Battle Rating: 1400 Wins: 453 Losses: 513

    Sancho Panza is among the oldest Cuban cigar brands still in existence (dating back to 1848), with the intricately-crafted Belicosos size being among the most popular in the series. The blend showcases a medium body.

  160. L'Atelier La Mission du L'Atelier cigar

    160. La Mission du L’Atelier

    Battle Rating: 1399 Wins: 6620 Losses: 4878

    La Mission du L’Atelier draws inspiration from the wine industry. It is billed as L’Atelier’s most bold offering to date, using a San Andrés Mexican maduro wrapper over Nicaraguan fillers, including the premium Sancti Spíritus leaf.

  161. Sensei's Sensational Sarsaparilla cigar

    161. Sarsaparilla

    Battle Rating: 1399 Wins: 5884 Losses: 5051

    The widely popular “Sensei’s Sensational Sarsaparilla” was the Cigar Dojo’s follow-up to the Drew Estate Undercrown DOGMA. The Sarsaparilla was well received, garnering great reviews and completely selling out in just a few weeks.

  162. La Gloria Cubana Serie R cigar

    162. La Gloria Cubana Serie R

    Battle Rating: 1398 Wins: 2997 Losses: 2456

    La Gloria Cubana Serie R is known for helping to spark interest for the more modern style of boutique cigars, with big flavors and equally big ring gauges. In 1999, the brand was sold to General Cigar Company by Ernesto Perez-Carrillo.

  163. Island Jim # TWO cigar

    163. Island Jim No. 2

    Battle Rating: 1396 Wins: 1311 Losses: 1438

    Island Jim No. 2 is shaped after a # TWO pencil, of all things; complete with light and dark wrappers at the cap (pencil tip) and shaggy foot (eraser) at the cigar’s foot. These colorful smokes are made by Oscar Valladares out of Honduras and Jim Robinson, makers of the popular Leaf by Oscar cigars.

  164. RoMa Craft Wunder|Lust cigar

    164. Wunder|Lust

    Battle Rating: 1395 Wins: 110 Losses: 113

    RoMa Craft debuted the unorthodox Wunder|Lust cigar at the tail end of 2015, releasing a unique blend exclusively to the German cigar market. The blend smokes much differently than RoMa Craft’s usual portfolio, offering a more delicate and aromatic experience, highlighted by a “mysterious” tobacco in the cigar’s filler.

  165. Crowned Heads Four Kicks cigar

    165. Four Kicks

    Battle Rating: 1394 Wins: 3937 Losses: 3725

    Four Kicks was the first release by Nashville-based brand Crowned Heads. The cigars feature primarily Nicaraguan tobaccos and are made in the Dominican Republic under the watchful eye of Master Blender E.P. Carrillo. A medium-bodied, full-flavored smoking experience.

  166. Room101 The Big Payback cigar

    166. The Big Payback

    Battle Rating: 1393 Wins: 4739 Losses: 6207

    The Big Payback is a Nicaraguan puro made as a thank you from Room101 to its supporters that helped elevate the brand to its current position in the industry. Made with a puro blend of Nicaraguan tobaccos, the cigars in the line all feature large sizes and affordable prizes.

  167. Protocol cigar

    167. Protocol

    Battle Rating: 1393 Wins: 5199 Losses: 5535

    The Protocol cigar features a Ecuadorian Habano Oscuro wrapper and a quadruple ligero filler. This is the first release from Cubariqueño Cigar Company.

  168. Camacho Connecticut cigar

    168. Camacho Connecticut

    Battle Rating: 1391 Wins: 1486 Losses: 1759

    Camacho Connecticut is 1 of only 2 cigars to retain its original blend when the brand completely overhauled their look and feel in 2013. The cigar is blended to offer a more intense smoking experience than your average Connecticut—the fuller side of the mild spectrum.

  169. Alec Bradley Family Blend The Lineage cigar

    169. The Lineage

    Battle Rating: 1389 Wins: 1568 Losses: 1691

    Alec Bradley The Lineage is a family cigar blend, commemorating the coming of age for founder Alan Rubin’s sons, Alec and Bradley. Alan complied to US laws regarding smoking for his boys, and when they were of legal smoking age, The Lineage cigar was made to celebrate.

  170. Illusione Singularé 2013 Rose Croix cigar

    170. Singularé 2013 Rose Croix

    Battle Rating: 1387 Wins: 532 Losses: 570

    Illusione’s limited edition offering for 2013 was the Singularé 2013 Rose Croix, a Nicaraguan puro rolled with select tobaccos in a large, Churchill size. The cigars were limited to only 900 boxes of 15, due to availability of the rare AGANORSA tobaccos used.

  171. Camacho Ecuador cigar

    171. Camacho Ecuador

    Battle Rating: 1385 Wins: 5937 Losses: 5569

    Released in 2014, the Camacho Ecuador is a reasonably priced, full-flavored cigar that fits right into the “BOLD” theme of the rebranded Camacho Cigar line. The Camacho Ecuador fittingly features an Ecuadorian Habano wrapper and a Brazilian Mata Fina binder.

  172. Camacho Shellback cigar

    172. Shellback

    Battle Rating: 1385 Wins: 3087 Losses: 4064

    This 6×50 toro is a limited cigar and features an Ecuadorian Habano wrapper with Nicaraguan binder and fillers. Shellback is a limited release cigar for 2015, incorporating a nautical theme.

  173. Serino 20th Anniversary Royale XX Maduro cigar

    173. Serino Royale Maduro XX

    Battle Rating: 1385 Wins: 411 Losses: 507

    Serino Cigar Co. entered the premium cigar market in 2016, lead by their most premium bend – Serino Royale Maduro XX. The cigars are blended by Omar González-Alemán at the heralded La Corona Cigars factory in Nicaragua.

  174. La Jugada Prieto cigar

    174. La Jugada Prieto

    Battle Rating: 1384 Wins: 1317 Losses: 1434

    La Jugada Prieto was the first offering from boutique brand MoyaRuiz in 2013. It is known for its dark, thick maduro wrapper—producing rich characteristics. While the cigars are occasionally criticized for burn issues, they are equally praised for a stellar performance with age.

  175. La Palina Goldie Laguito No. 2 cigar

    175. Goldie Laguito No. 2

    Battle Rating: 1383 Wins: 5654 Losses: 4860

    The first Goldie cigar, Laguito No. 2, was released in 2012. Every year following, La Palina has introduced a new, limited edition size of the blend. While all Goldie cigars are limited, none were more rare than this, the first release.

  176. Rocky Patel Royale cigar

    176. Rocky Patel Royale

    Battle Rating: 1383 Wins: 2080 Losses: 1847

    Rocky Patel Royale encompasses the more elite side of Rocky’s lineup, featuring Nicaraguan tobaccos and a special, double binder of Connecticut leaves—both broadleaf and shade-grown.

  177. Ashton Aged Maduro cigar

    177. Ashton Aged Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1383 Wins: 1703 Losses: 1445

    Ashton Aged Maduro is among the most well-known maduro cigars worldwide (also ranked as top choices by many of the industry’s biggest personalities). Produced at the famed Fuente factory, these dark Dominicans are sweet and balanced, with classic maduro characteristics.

  178. Partagas Heritage cigar

    178. Partagas Heritage

    Battle Rating: 1383 Wins: 90 Losses: 105

    Partagas Heritage recalls nostalgic imagery and blending profile from the brand’s vast “heritage”. The cigar uses a proprietary Honduran wrapper and similar fillers from the famed Partagas 150 and 160.

  179. Brick House cigar

    179. Brick House

    Battle Rating: 1382 Wins: 5267 Losses: 6260

    Brick House cigars are made by J.C. Newman in Tampa Bay’s Cigar City area. Originally crafted from 100% Cuban tobaccos, the cigars are now Nicaraguan puros.

  180. La Palina Mr. Sam cigar

    180. Mr. Sam

    Battle Rating: 1382 Wins: 5836 Losses: 5083

    La Palina Mr. Sam cigars are a special blend made to commemorate the brand’s founder, Sam Paley. Mr. Sam is rolled at the famed El Titan de Bronze factory in Miami, Florida, which employs only the highest level cigar rollers.

  181. Sindicato cigar

    181. Sindicato

    Battle Rating: 1381 Wins: 4823 Losses: 5960

    Featuring a very limited and unique Shade Grown Corojo wrapper, the Sindicato features creamy flavors with notes of graham crackers and cinnamon – a full-flavored stick with a medium to full strength profile.

  182. Balmoral Añejo XO cigar

    182. Balmoral Añejo XO

    Battle Rating: 1381 Wins: 1706 Losses: 1719

    Balmoral Añejo XO is the followup to Royal Agio’s original Balmoral Añejo 18, which used a special, 18-year-aged wrapper. While the wrapper has been replaced, Balmoral still utilizes long-aged tobaccos for a refined palate.

  183. RoMa Craft CroMagnon cigar

    183. CroMagnon

    Battle Rating: 1381 Wins: 235 Losses: 182

    RoMa Craft introduced their popular CroMagnon line of cigars in 2011, using a clean and modernized design, full flavors, and low cost to attract consumers. The cigar’s “early man” theme has since carried over to other blends in RoMa Craft’s portfolio.

  184. Nat Sherman 85th Anniversary

    184. Nat Sherman 85th Anniversary

    Battle Rating: 1379 Wins: 1795 Losses: 1718

    Celebrating the opening of Nat Sherman’s legendary Townhouse store in Manhattan, NY in 1930, the brand has crafted a special cigar for the occasion. Utilizing Nicaraguan fillers and a special Dominican wrapper, the cigars are rolled with the classic entubado style, making for an ultra-premium experience.

  185. Regius of London Black Label cigar

    185. Regius Black Label

    Battle Rating: 1378 Wins: 2705 Losses: 3874

    Regius of London, often referred to as “Black Label”, is the brand’s baseline offering, a Nicaraguan puro, crafted at the Plasencia factory in Nicaragua.

  186. Cornelius & Anthony Meridian cigar

    186. Meridian

    Battle Rating: 1378 Wins: 184 Losses: 217

    Meridian is the fourth release in the newly rebranded Cornelius & Anthony brand. This nautically themed cigar uses a medium-bodied, Habano blend; made at the La Zona factory in Estelí, Nicaragua.

  187. Tatuaje L′Esprit de Vérité Robusto 2008 Vintage cigar

    187. L′Esprit de Vérité Robusto 2008 Vintage

    Battle Rating: 1377 Wins: 4852 Losses: 5719

    L′Esprit de Vérité Robusto 2008 Vintage is an ultra-limited run cigar that emulates wine, using tobaccos grown from a singular farm in Estelí, Nicaragua.

  188. Illusione Epernay cigar

    188. Epernay

    Battle Rating: 1377 Wins: 5216 Losses: 5643

    Illusione Epernay is a Nicaraguan puro, featuring a smooth and delicate profile, with full flavors and a brilliant complexity. The cigar uses a unique, ligero-free blend that takes away any intense nicotine kick, replaced with subtle nuances.

  189. La Hacienda by Warped Cigars

    189. La Hacienda

    Battle Rating: 1377 Wins: 5630 Losses: 5477

    Warped Cigars continues its quest to bring the classic Cuban cigar heritage to the modern smoker. La Hacienda offers a medium-bodied, well-balanced smoking experience at a surprisingly affordable price point.

  190. Tatuaje Tattoo cigar

    190. Tattoo

    Battle Rating: 1376 Wins: 5479 Losses: 5355

    Tattoo is Tatuaje’s answer to an affordable cigar. Using the English translation of Tatuaje, these maduros are made at the Garcia’s alternate TACUBA factory in Estelí. Pricing ranges from $5 – $6, though the real savings comes into play with the large, 50-count boxes—bringing the cigars under the $5 range.

  191. La Palina Red Label cigar

    191. La Palina Red Label

    Battle Rating: 1376 Wins: 5213 Losses: 5571

    La Palina Red Label showcases the superb construction of PDR Cigars’ factory in the Dominican Republic. This is a mild-medium-bodied, smooth and straight-forward smoking experience.

  192. Warped Don Reynaldo Regalos cigar

    192. Don Reynaldo Regalos

    Battle Rating: 1375 Wins: 5067 Losses: 5172

    Warped Cigar’s Don Reynaldo Regalos brings the fan-favorite, ultra-limited edition cigar back to the market. The cigar incorporates the same blend as 2014’s Coronas De Luxe size, this time using a larger 5×46 “Regalos” corona vitola.

  193. Cubanacan HR cigar

    193. HR – Hirochi Robaina

    Battle Rating: 1375 Wins: 5438 Losses: 5261

    Descending from cigar royalty, Hirochi Robaina has teamed with Cubanacan Cigars to offer one of the most premium smoking experiences currently available.

  194. Illusione Rothchildes cigar

    194. Illusione *R* Rothchildes

    Battle Rating: 1374 Wins: 4109 Losses: 3537

    Illusione *R* Rothchildes is heavily considered among the best value cigars in the world. Enthusiasts buy Rothchildes by the 50-count box to smoke daily—with full flavors, this $3 – $4 cigar is nearly unbeatable.

  195. Southern Draw Firethorn cigar

    195. Southern Draw Firethorn

    Battle Rating: 1373 Wins: 2289 Losses: 3610

    Southern Draw Firethorn is the 2nd cigar released by boutique brand Southern Draw out of Texas. The cigars focus on Southern values and having a smooth draw—every time. This is the brand’s Habano offering, being produced at Tabacalera Fernandez in Nicaragua.

  196. Caldwell Eastern Standard Midnight Express Maduro cigar

    196. Midnight Express

    Battle Rating: 1373 Wins: 1226 Losses: 1300

    Caldwell introduces a new take on their popular Eastern Standard cigar with Midnight Express; trading out the original Connecticut Hybrid Ecuadoriano leaf for a dark, Conecticut Arapiraca Maduro wrapper.

  197. Matilde Serena cigar

    197. Matilde Serena

    Battle Rating: 1372 Wins: 457 Losses: 505

    Matilde Serena is the fourth offering from Matilde Cigars, showcasing a more limited production for the brand’s most mild blend to date.

  198. Henry Clay Tattoo cigar

    198. Henry Clay Tattoo

    Battle Rating: 1371 Wins: 4904 Losses: 5736

    Henry Clay Tattoo cigars see the unlikely pairing of Pete Johnson of Tatuaje and the Grupo de Maestros of Altadis USA. Pete has worked closely with Altadis’ expert blenders to create a cigar to pay homage to one of his favorites—the original Henry Clay cigar.

  199. MBombay Corojo Oscuro cigar

    199. MBombay Corojo Oscuro

    Battle Rating: 1371 Wins: 1415 Losses: 1358

    MBombay cigars by Bombay Tobak have become some of the most sought-after craft/boutique cigars over the past few years. The Corojo Oscuro features dark & decadent flavors, derived from a diverse, multinational blend and a rich, Ecuadorian Corojo Oscuro wrapper.

  200. Crowned Heads The Angel's Anvil TAA 2016 cigar

    200. The Angel’s Anvil TAA 2016

    Battle Rating: 1371 Wins: 1244 Losses: 1266

    Crowned Heads introduces a maduro offering for their third cigar in the limited edition The Angel’s Anvil series. The 2016 TAA uses Connecticut Broadleaf wrapper over Nicaraguan fillers, rolled at the prestigious La Alianza factory in the DR.

  201. Maya Selva Flor de Selva Connecticut cigar

    201. Flor de Selva Connecticut

    Battle Rating: 1370 Wins: 4188 Losses: 6531

    Flor de Selva is a luxurious cigar that has become a leader in the European market. These Honduran puros are now poised to captivate the Americas, showcasing custom-built blends in each and every vitola.

  202. Drew Estate Nica Rustica cigar

    202. Nica Rustica

    Battle Rating: 1368 Wins: 2654 Losses: 2045

    For most Drew Estate fans (and cigar fans in general), Nica Rustica was just what the Dr. ordered. The Undercrown often served as the affordable alternative to the premium Liga Privada cigars, but lacked the heavy Broadleaf wrapper of Liga. Nica Rustica fills the gap, offering dense and earthy flavors at a much more friendly price.

  203. La Palina Bill's Blend TAA 2016 cigar

    203. La Palina Bill’s Blend

    Battle Rating: 1367 Wins: 1276 Losses: 1506

    La Palina Bill’s Blend TAA 2016 is a limited edition cigar made exclusively for Tobacconist Association of America retailers, using Bill Paley’s personal blend and rolled at the famed El Titan de Bronze factory in Miami’s Little Havana neighborhood.

  204. Cornelius & Anthony Venganza cigar

    204. Venganza

    Battle Rating: 1367 Wins: 1209 Losses: 1408

    Cornelius & Anthony debuted Venganza at IPCPR 2016. Their 4th release in the lineup, Venganza features a more premium and full-bodied experience, compared to their other cigars from the La Zona factory in Estelí, Nicaragua.

  205. The Rake cigar by Moya Ruiz

    205. The Rake

    Battle Rating: 1366 Wins: 5267 Losses: 5669

    The Rake by Moya Ruiz is a full flavor, full strength, cigar that comes in a box that functions as a rake box when you are playing a game of poker with friends.

  206. Rocky Patel Tabaquero Hamlet Paredes cigar

    206. Tabaquero Hamlet Paredes

    Battle Rating: 1365 Wins: 5108 Losses: 5812

    Tabaquero Hamlet Paredes is the first cigar blended by Rocky Patel’s new all-star Cuban roller Hamlet Paredes, working at the Rocky’s Burn lounge in Naples, Florida. Hamlet is a popular Cuban roller of Partagas and Romeo y Julieta fame.

  207. Romeo y Julieta 1875 cigar

    207. Romeo y Julieta 1875

    Battle Rating: 1365 Wins: 2916 Losses: 3821

    The baseline cigar from Romeo y Julieta – the “original” Romeo cigar. Of course this is referring to the non-Cuban cigar out of the Dominican Republic. Romeo y Julieta is another cross-over brand, having a Cuban and non-Cuban variant due to the embargo.

  208. CAO Flathead cigar

    208. Flathead

    Battle Rating: 1363 Wins: 2104 Losses: 2084

    CAO Flathead is an affordable cigar line launched in 2013 to satisfy the likes of most any cigar enthusiast: premium cigars, cars, and girls… This ’50s-infused gearhead smoke has recently been named CA’s #3 cigar of the year for 2015, but does Cigar Wars agree?

  209. Nat Sherman Timeless Collection Nicaragua cigar

    209. Timeless Collection Nicaragua

    Battle Rating: 1363 Wins: 2174 Losses: 1972

    Nat Sherman Timeless Collection Nicaragua is the Nicaraguan-inspired followup to 2012’s NS Timeless (Dominican) cigar. It features a 100% Nicaraguan puro blend, made at the renowned Plasencia factory in Nicaragua.

  210. Partagas Benji Menendez Master Series Prominentes cigar

    210. Benji Menendez Partagas Master Series

    Battle Rating: 1363 Wins: 421 Losses: 464

    Benji Menendez Partagas Master Series cigars were originally released in 2009. The cigars were hailed for their premium Cameroon wrappers and superior price/value.

  211. Warped Corto cigar

    211. Corto

    Battle Rating: 1362 Wins: 3460 Losses: 3878

    Using 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.

  212. Crowned Heads Headley Grange Drumstick cigar

    212. Headley Grange Drumstick LE 2013

    Battle Rating: 1362 Wins: 1380 Losses: 1657

    Crowned Heads’ Headley Grange “Drumstick” was a limited edition version of the brand’s popular cigar made in an authentic, Cuban-style lancero vitola. The cigar debuted in 2013, following up the fan-favorite Four Kicks “Mule Kick” of 2012.

  213. EP Carrillo Short Run 2016 cigar

    213. Short Run 2016

    Battle Rating: 1362 Wins: 1396 Losses: 1669

    For the first time since its launch in 2010, the EP Carrillo Short Run features a completely unique blend. Short Run 2016 has been rolled in a singular Toro size, limited to 2,500 boxes of 10 cigars—Short Run 2016 marks a new look for EPC as well.

  214. Illusione Gigantes cigar

    214. Illusione *G* Gigantes

    Battle Rating: 1361 Wins: 1203 Losses: 1455

    Illusione *G* Gigantes is the big brother to the brand’s popular *R* Rothchildes cigar. A large Gordo size and affordable price (combined with premium Aganorsa tobacco) make it all-the-more attractive as the enthusiast’s go-to choice.

  215. Alec Bradley Black Market cigar

    215. Black Market

    Battle Rating: 1359 Wins: 2208 Losses: 2757

    Alec Bradley Black Market is among the most popular cigars from one of today’s biggest brands. The cigar makes good use of a diverse, multinational blend and attractive price.

  216. La Palina Maduro cigar

    216. La Palina Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1359 Wins: 1642 Losses: 1585

    The La Palina Black Label blend takes this classy, traditional cigar brand down a darker road, making good use of their first Mexican San Andrés maduro blend. Expect a maduro with less grit and more refinement, having a sweet and buttery quality, with cocoa and spice tossed in for good measure.

  217. Partagas 1845

    217. Partagas 1845

    Battle Rating: 1357 Wins: 1537 Losses: 2080

    Partagas 1845 is the new core-line cigar from the non-Cuban Partagas brand. Featuring a fuller body and long-filler tobaccos aged in Dominican rum barrels. Partagas situates this blend between the delicate nuances of the original and the decadent sweetness of their Black Label cigars.

  218. Gran Habano Corojo #5 cigar

    218. Gran Habano Corojo #5

    Battle Rating: 1356 Wins: 1527 Losses: 2381

    Gran Habano Corojo #5 is the strongest blend in the Gran Habano profile. These Honduran blends feature affordable prices and a classic, Cubanesque look.

  219. La Jugada Habano cigar

    219. La Jugada Habano

    Battle Rating: 1355 Wins: 5688 Losses: 5419

    The number one cigar of the year in 2013 the La Jugada Habano is full flavored and full strength giving plenty of smoking satisfaction for a great price.

  220. Gurkha Ghost cigar

    220. Gurkha Ghost

    Battle Rating: 1354 Wins: 4088 Losses: 7237

    Thought by many to be one of the better Gurkhas on the the market the Ghost is adorned with an oily Brazilian Arapiraca maduro wrapper. The Gurkha Ghost is a medium strength, full flavored, cigar produced at the PDR Factory in the DR.

  221. San Lotano Oval cigar by AJ Fernandez

    221. San Lotano Oval

    Battle Rating: 1353 Wins: 2345 Losses: 2031

    San Lotano Oval was introduced in 2011 by boutique manufacturer AJ Fernandez. AJ offered the unique concept of an oval-shaped Habano cigar—which, aside from looking unique, fits perfectly in the mouth. A long-time popular choice from craft cigar enthusiasts since its launch.

  222. Illusione Haut 10 cigar

    222. Haut 10

    Battle Rating: 1353 Wins: 1085 Losses: 1241

    Illusione celebrates their 10th anniversary with a special Nicaraguan puro blend, dubbed Haut 10. Working with the esteemed TABSA factory and AGANORSA farms, a special blend has been chosen, featuring a “Grade AAA” Cafe Claro Corojo wrapper and triple sorting to guarantee supreme performance.

  223. Romeo Añejo cigar

    223. ROMEO Añejo

    Battle Rating: 1352 Wins: 4095 Losses: 6514

    ROMEO Añejo is the dark companion to 2012’s ROMEO cigar, the best-selling Romeo cigar to date. It showcases a Connecticut Broadleaf Vintage 2010 maduro wrapper over fillers of Dominican, Nicaraguan, and Honduran vintage tobaccos.

  224. Joya de Nicaragua Antaño Dark Corojo cigar

    224. Antaño Dark Corojo

    Battle Rating: 1350 Wins: 2265 Losses: 2467

    Antaño Dark Corojo comes from Joya de Nicaragua, the oldest factory in Nicaragua. This is an ultra-bold smoke, showcasing the power of Nicaraguan tobaccos. In fact, Joya warns you straight away, “Novices need not light.”

  225. Viaje Honey & Hand Grenades cigar

    225. Honey & Hand Grenades

    Battle Rating: 1350 Wins: 471 Losses: 638

    Viaje Honey & Hand Grenades is one of the most recognizable cigars in the world of craft/boutiques, using figurado shapes and bright, foil-wrapped packaging. The cigars use a Nicaraguan puro blend and have been made for 2012, 2013, and 2016 small-batch releases.

  226. Macanudo Estate Reserve 2015 cigar

    226. Macanudo Estate Reserve 2015

    Battle Rating: 1349 Wins: 1583 Losses: 2420

    Macanudo’s Estate Reserve 2015 cigar was a bit of a surprise for 2015, showcasing an ultra-premium blend, making for quite a favorable smoking experience from this old Jamaican brand—which has become among the most recognizable in the world.

  227. Ventura Cigar Co. Archetype Initiation cigar

    227. Archetype Initiation

    Battle Rating: 1349 Wins: 135 Losses: 219

    Archetype Initiation is one of five new blends coming from Ventura Cigar Company in 2016. Initiation cigars showcase a milder, nuanced blend and caught attention for being rolled at Drew Estate’s famed factory in Estelí, Nicaragua.

  228. Cohiba Nicaragua cigar

    228. Cohiba Nicaragua

    Battle Rating: 1348 Wins: 4734 Losses: 6253

    Setting aside the mild Dominican tobaccos and going bold, bold, bold, with the full flavors that Nicaraguan tobacco has to offer. Cohiba hit the nail on the head with this blend by finishing off the Nicaraguan filler and binder with a gorgeous Honduran Colorado Oscuro wrapper.

  229. Cubariqueño Cigar Co. Protocol Probable Cause cigar

    229. Protocol Probable Cause

    Battle Rating: 1346 Wins: 1114 Losses: 1109

    Probable Cause is the followup to Cubariqueño’s first release, Protocol. The name draws from the brand owner’s backgrounds in law enforcement. Probable Cause utilizes a new blend, featuring Nicaraguan tobaccos wrapped in a San Andrés Mexican maduro wrapper.

  230. Joya de Nicaragua Cuatro Cinco cigar

    230. Cuatro Cinco Reserva Especial

    Battle Rating: 1345 Wins: 3589 Losses: 3214

    Cuatro Cinco Reserva Especial by Joya de Nicaragua is a re-release of the original cigar from 2013. The cigars are now back by popular demand, with a slightly tweaked blend. Cuatro Cinco features Grade A Nicaraguan tobaccos aged in vintage, white oak barrels.

  231. E.P. Carrillo CORE Natural cigar

    231. E.P. Carrillo CORE

    Battle Rating: 1345 Wins: 2155 Losses: 1939

    E.P. Carrillo CORE Natural was the first cigar introduced by EPC Cigar Co. upon launching in 2010. This is a classic Dominican blend with superb balance and an attractive price point.

  232. Partagas Aniversario 170 cigar

    232. Partagas 170

    Battle Rating: 1345 Wins: 1452 Losses: 2043

    Partagas Aniversario 170 follows in the footsteps of the famous Partagas 150 and 160 releases, honoring the legendary brand with a special, limited edition blend—topped with a Sun-Grown Cameroon wrapper.

  233. Warped El Oso Ursus cigar

    233. El Oso Ursus

    Battle Rating: 1345 Wins: 835 Losses: 926

    El Oso “Ursus” by Warped is a limited edition version of the brand’s first cigar line. El Oso, often referred to as “The Bear”, incorporates 3 regular release sizes. Ursus uses the Latin translation for “bear”. The new size uses a corona gorda vitola and a covered foot.

  234. Warped Flor Del Valle cigar

    234. Flor del Valle

    Battle Rating: 1344 Wins: 3511 Losses: 3266

    Flor del Valle is one of the original cigar lines from Warped Cigars, a modern brand that is quickly rising in popularity among cigar enthusiasts. The cigar is a revived Cuban brand that uses classic Cuban rolling techniques with 100% Nicaraguan tobaccos.

  235. Cuaba Cuban cigar

    235. Cuaba

    Battle Rating: 1343 Wins: 1901 Losses: 2492

    Cuaba is a post-revolution Cuban cigar, introduced in 1996 in an effort to revive the classic figurado cigar vitola. Every cigar in the line is rolled in a figurado/salomon shape, being made at the famous Briones Montoto (Romeo y Julieta) factory.

  236. L'Atelier LAT52 cigar

    236. L’Atelier

    Battle Rating: 1342 Wins: 2441 Losses: 2320

    L’Atelier is the more affordable counterpart to the legendary Behike BHK cigar. Made in Nicaragua, L’Atelier emulates Behike with a much cheaper price point, while offering its own unique subtleties that have made it a staple in the craft cigar scene.

  237. Rocky Patel Sun Grown cigar

    237. Rocky Patel Sun Grown

    Battle Rating: 1342 Wins: 1259 Losses: 1594

    Rocky Patel’s Sun Grown line is among their most popular, featuring a well-aged blend that utilizes up to 7-year-aged tobaccos in the filler and wrapper. It is a medium-plus bodied blend with distinct pepper spices throughout.

  238. 1502 XO cigar

    238. 1502 XO

    Battle Rating: 1341 Wins: 1607 Losses: 1620

    1502 XO is the most premium cigar to date from Global Premium Cigars. Named for the designation of the most premium cognac spirits, the cigar boasts a special blend of Nicaraguan tobaccos and rare, 18-year-aged leaves.

  239. Room101 San Andrés cigar

    239. Room101 San Andrés

    Battle Rating: 1340 Wins: 1691 Losses: 1828

    Room101 San Andrés takes a detour from the brand’s familiar, dark maduro wrappers—showcasing an uncommon natural, Mexican San Andrés wrapper over Honduran & Dominican fillers.

  240. Cohiba Macassar cigar

    240. Cohiba Macassar

    Battle Rating: 1340 Wins: 145 Losses: 196

    Cohiba Macassar is the most luxurious blend in the brand’s esteemed core lineup. The tobaccos are proprietary and aged up to six years, being finished in Dominican rum barrels.

  241. Rocky Patel Prohibition Mexican San Andreas Maduro cigar

    241. Prohibition – San Andreas Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1339 Wins: 4811 Losses: 6058

    Rocky Patel Prohibition – San Andreas Maduro cigars showcase Nicaraguan tobaccos draped in a dark, Mexican maduro wrapper leaf, utilizing a retro-inspired, prohibition-era look and feel.

  242. La Palina Goldie Dalia cigar

    242. Goldie Dalia

    Battle Rating: 1339 Wins: 1407 Losses: 1357

    The 2016 edition of the fan-favorite “Goldie Series” features the closest size to La Palina’s original Laguito No. 2 to date. At 6¾” × 43, this lonsdale is referred to as “Dalia” in the Cuban industry. As usual, Goldie Dalia showcases among the finest craftsmanship in the world.

  243. Sindicato Particulares cigar

    243. Particulares

    Battle Rating: 1339 Wins: 1121 Losses: 1316

    Sindicato and Casa Fernández team up to bring the historic, Cuban Particulares brand back to life. This 1800s brand has been re-blended using 100% Nicaraguan tobaccos from the Fernández family’s AGANORSA farms. The cigar’s design also closely resembles the original cigar.

  244. D'Crossier Golden Blend Aged 10 Years cigar

    244. Golden Blend Aged 10 Years

    Battle Rating: 1337 Wins: 5029 Losses: 5247

    The D’Crossier Golden Blend Aged 10 Years was introduced in 2014 as a replacement for the original Golden Blend Aged 7 Years. As the name implies, the tobaccos have been aged for 10 years. This as well as a more robust blend of tobaccos, makes for a stronger, more refined smoking experience comparable to a classic, Cuban profile.

  245. Rocky Patel Vintage 1992 cigar

    245. Vintage 1992

    Battle Rating: 1337 Wins: 2192 Losses: 2202

    Rocky Patel has become well-known for their Vintage cigar blends. With Vintage 1992, the cigar showcases a 10-year-aged wrapper over Nicaraguan & Dominican long-fillers, crafted in the Honduras.

  246. La Sirena Merlion cigar

    246. Merlion

    Battle Rating: 1334 Wins: 4101 Losses: 6604

    La Sirena introduces its 2nd cigar blend, Merlion. Half mermaid, half lion, this Corojo-wrapped cigar showcases a smooth, medium-bodied smoking experience. This is a milder offering compared to the brand’s original La Sirena cigar.

  247. Quesada Keg cigar

    247. Quesada Keg

    Battle Rating: 1333 Wins: 1897 Losses: 2298

    The Quesada Keg is a limited edition/seasonal cigar release that has been custom-blended to pair with Irish Stout beers for St. Patrick’s Day. The cigars are bundled in jars modeled after beer kegs and branded to match the notorious Guinness stout.

  248. AJ Fernandez San Lotano Requiem Habano cigar

    248. San Lotano Requiem Habano

    Battle Rating: 1333 Wins: 186 Losses: 189

    San Lotano Requiem Habano by A.J. Fernandez Cigar Company showcases a diverse blend, offering a fuller-bodied smoking experience that is highlighted by a high-octane Brazilian Habano ligero wrapper.

  249. Cubao Maduro cigar by EO Brands

    249. Cubao Maduro (EO Brands)

    Battle Rating: 1332 Wins: 4523 Losses: 5916

    Cubao Maduro became a fan-favorite for its cheap prices and full, sweet, maduro flavors. The cigars are now discontinued and somewhat collectable/sought-after.

  250. Gurkha Cellar Reserve Platinum Edition cigar

    250. Cellar Reserve Platinum Edition

    Battle Rating: 1332 Wins: 1189 Losses: 1533

    Gurkha adds to its collection of well-aged offerings, showcasing the Cellar Reserve Platinum Edition—a Nicaraguan blend with 12-year-aged tobaccos.

  251. Room101 OSOK One Shot One Kill

    251. OSOK

    Battle Rating: 1331 Wins: 5617 Losses: 5872

    The Room101 OSOK – One Shot One Kill is a classic release for cigar enthusiasts. This limited edition cigar was rolled in its entirety by one man, using tobaccos that cannot be reproduced—the cigar’s blend will never be made again.

  252. Leccia Tobacco Black cigar

    252. Leccia Black

    Battle Rating: 1331 Wins: 2886 Losses: 3100

    Leccia Tobacco introduced the Leccia Black in 2013 to rave reviews from cigar enthusiasts, as it successfully incorporated fire-cured tobaccos in the blend. Leccia was among the first to re-introduce such a technique to the world of premium cigars, which quickly became a popular trend.

  253. Yargüera H. Upmann cigar

    253. Yargüera H. Upmann

    Battle Rating: 1331 Wins: 1256 Losses: 1836

    Yargüera H. Upmann showcases a new hybrid tobacco variety, proprietary to Altadis USA. Yargüera combines a special Cuban-seed tobacco, cultivated in Honduras since the 60’s, with Criollo ’98 seed. The cigars offer a balanced, sweet and aromatic profile.

  254. Flor de Rafael Gonzalez Marquez cigar

    254. Flor de Rafael González Márquez

    Battle Rating: 1330 Wins: 3924 Losses: 6537

    Flor de Rafael González Márquez, despite being quite the mouthful, is a highly-regarded smoke among enthusiasts, having a tremendous bang-for-your-buck value. The cigars are mild-bodied and often found in smaller vitolas.

  255. L'Atelier Côte d’Or cigar

    255. Côte d’Or

    Battle Rating: 1327 Wins: 4111 Losses: 3813

    L’Atelier Côte d’Or is the brand’s most premium cigar offering to date. It utilizes the rare Pelo de Oro tobaccos, an ultra-premium and rare tobacco variety.

  256. Espinosa 601 La Bomba Napalm cigar

    256. 601 La Bomba Napalm

    Battle Rating: 1325 Wins: 1290 Losses: 1660

    601 La Bomba Napalm is a 100% Nicaraguan powerhouse blend from Espinosa Premium Cigars. Beginning with a bomb fuse cap, this robusto packs a punch!

  257. CAO Colombia cigar

    257. CAO Colombia

    Battle Rating: 1324 Wins: 4576 Losses: 6691

    CAO Colombia features a unique multi-national blend of tobaccos, ranging from Honduras, Colombia, Cameroon, and Brazil—to top it off, it’s made in Nicaragua. The CAO world tobacco tour continues with this ridiculously affordable smoke.

  258. E.P. Carrillo Dusk cigar

    258. Dusk

    Battle Rating: 1321 Wins: 1159 Losses: 1351

    E.P. Carrillo introduced the Dusk line at IPCPR 2016. This Broadleaf Maduro blend falls in line with the brand’s The Classics series – described as traditional in make and style.

  259. Joya Red cigar by Joya de Nicaragua

    259. Joya Red

    Battle Rating: 1320 Wins: 5314 Losses: 6126

    With the combination of full, easy-to-love flavors and a ridiculously affordable price point, Joya Red is one of the best bang-for-your-buck stciks on the market

  260. Oliva Connecticut Reserve cigar

    260. Oliva Connecticut Reserve

    Battle Rating: 1320 Wins: 2048 Losses: 2955

    Oliva Connecticut Reserve is one of the most known Connecticut shade cigars. This Nicaraguan features a golden-hued Ecuadorian wrapper and a very attractive price point.

  261. Perdomo Habano cigar

    261. Perdomo Habano Connecticut

    Battle Rating: 1318 Wins: 4790 Losses: 6409

    Perdomo pays homage to their native Cuban heritage with the Perdomo Habano. The blend showcases 3 variants, with Connecticut, Corojo, and maduro wrappers. Here, with the Connecticut, the wrapper adds a smooth, creamy flavor to the rich, Nicaraguan fillers.

  262. 262. Casa Cuba

    Battle Rating: 1317 Wins: 5968 Losses: 5184

    Intended to be a 2012 release to celebrate Arturo Fuente’s 100th anniversary, Casa Cuba didn’t hit shelves until 2013, bearing a “Pre Release” sub-band. In 2014 the cigars became a regular production offering. Casa Cuba is Fuente’s first true new release in almost 20 years, blended by Carlos Fuente Sr. to emulate cigars from his early days, when he blended with Cuban tobaccos.

  263. L'Atelier Maduro cigar

    263. L’Atelier Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1316 Wins: 1934 Losses: 1757

    L’Atelier Maduro makes good use of a dark, Broadleaf Maduro wrapper, complete with a premium Sancti Spíritus binder, grown at the famed Garcia farms in Nicaragua. An affordable price is just a segue into a silky smooth profile of chocolate and vanilla.

  264. La Barba Red cigar

    264. La Barba Red

    Battle Rating: 1316 Wins: 1101 Losses: 1320

    La Barba Red became an instant fan-favorite among boutique smokers when launched in 2013. The cigars have now been re-blended and re-worked for a larger scale, using primarily Dominican tobaccos and being distributed by Down and Back LLC (Caldwell Cigar Co.).

  265. Alec Bradley Sanctum cigar

    265. Sanctum

    Battle Rating: 1315 Wins: 2413 Losses: 3527

    The Sanctum is Alec Bradley’s new release for 2015, featuring a diverse, multinational blend and an affordable price range.

  266. Henry Clay Stalk Cut cigar

    266. Henry Clay Stalk Cut

    Battle Rating: 1314 Wins: 1504 Losses: 2124

    Henry Clay Stalk Cut by Grupo De Maestros is the latest project under the Henry Clay name. The cigar is semi-box-pressed and utilizes a stalk-cut, Connecticut Broadleaf wrapper—a process that allows the leafs to continue absorbing nutrients from the plant as it cures.

  267. Kristoff Corojo Limitada cigar

    267. Kristoff Corojo Limitada

    Battle Rating: 1313 Wins: 2255 Losses: 2555

    Kristoff Corojo Limitada may very well be the most popular among boutique brand Kristoff Cigars. This Habano earned an elite #11 spot in 2012’s Top 25 Cigars list by Cigar Aficionado.

  268. Hoyo de Monterrey Excalibur cigar

    268. Excalibur – Connecticut

    Battle Rating: 1313 Wins: 1756 Losses: 2463

    Hoyo De Monterrey, made in Honduras, as opposed to the original Cuban variant, offers their premium “Excalibur” cigar. This Connecticut Shade-wrapped smoke is a staple in humidors across the country—a favorite among casual smokers and golfers alike.

  269. Foundry Tobacco Company Time Flies cigar

    269. Time Flies

    Battle Rating: 1311 Wins: 133 Losses: 234

    FTC’s Time Flies is one of multiple collaborations between General Cigar and AJ Fernandez; using AJ’s Estelí factory and filler tobaccos of Fernandez’s own Nicaraguan farms.

  270. El Artista “Big Papi” by David Ortiz cigar

    270. Big Papi

    Battle Rating: 1310 Wins: 981 Losses: 1224

    Former MLB star David Ortiz teams with fellow Dominican manufacturer El Artista to introduce the “Big Papi” cigar, blended by Ortiz with El Artista’s guidance.

  271. Perdomo Reserve 10th Anniversary Champagne cigar

    271. Perdomo Reserve Champagne

    Battle Rating: 1308 Wins: 2104 Losses: 2307

    Perdomo Reserve 10 Year Anniversary Champagne cigars take a different approach from the renowned Perdomo brand. A triple-fermented, 6-year-aged Connecticut “Champagne” wrapper shows softer complexity.

  272. Curivari Buenaventura cigar

    272. Buenaventura

    Battle Rating: 1307 Wins: 1696 Losses: 2234

    Curivari Buenaventura, introduced in 2012, is a Nicaraguan puro, crafted from 100% Nicaraguan tobaccos. This affordable cigar is well-known as one of the best value cigars on the market.

  273. L'Atelier Imports Extension de la Racine ER15 cigar

    273. L’Atelier Extension de la Racine

    Battle Rating: 1306 Wins: 2731 Losses: 2967

    L’Atelier Extension de la Racine is an annual, limited edition cigar that is rolled in a new vitola each year. The cigar features the rare Sanctí Spiritus tobacco and a Nicaraguan puro blend.

  274. Crowned Heads J.D. Howard Reserve cigar

    274. J.D. Howard Reserve

    Battle Rating: 1305 Wins: 2635 Losses: 3344

    Crowned Heads’ third regular production release, J.D. Howard Reserve, pays homage to outlaw Jesse James. This Western-themed smoke takes on a similar character, with smokey, campfire-like notes throughout.

  275. E.P. Carrillo INCH Colorado cigar

    275. INCH Colorado

    Battle Rating: 1305 Wins: 1164 Losses: 1434

    E.P. Carrillo returns to one of their most popular lines with the INCH Colorado. Focusing on large ring gauges, INCH Colorado uses a new Ecuadoran Colorado wrapper over a Nicaraguan binder and Nicaraguan & Dominican fillers, making for a full-bodied smoke.

  276. Bombay Tobak Gaaja cigar

    276. Gaaja

    Battle Rating: 1304 Wins: 1153 Losses: 1309

    Bombay Tobak introduces their first line outside their popular MBombay series with Gaaja. The name translates to mean “Elephant”, which, in Hindu mythology, elephants teach patience. This is displayed in the years it took to procure the impressive selection of tobaccos from many regions of the world.

  277. L'Atelier Identité cigar

    277. Identité

    Battle Rating: 1304 Wins: 66 Losses: 99

    L’Atelier Imports Identité represents the brand’s identity, using their signature Sancti Spíritus tobacco (a hybrid of Criollo and Pelo de Oro varietals) in all three portions of the cigar’s blend.

  278. E.P. Carrillo New Wave Connecticut cigar

    278. New Wave Connecticut

    Battle Rating: 1302 Wins: 1166 Losses: 1600

    New Wave Connecticut by Master Blender Ernesto Perez-Carrillo offers a smooth and balanced experience, highlighted by a touch of Nicaraguan spice.

  279. Rocky Patel Freedom cigar

    279. Rocky Patel Freedom

    Battle Rating: 1300 Wins: 4742 Losses: 6624

    Rocky Patel Freedom is a Nicaraguan puro designed to do 2 things: taste good, and battle for the rights of American cigar smokers against the imposed FDA regulations.

  280. Cohiba "Red Dot" cigar

    280. Cohiba

    Battle Rating: 1299 Wins: 1214 Losses: 1650

    Cohiba cigars made outside of Cuba are commonly referred to as “Red Dot”, referring to the cigar’s design. This is the core Cohiba line from General Cigar, hailing from the Dominican Republic and highlighted by a premium Cameroon wrapper.

  281. Henry Clay Brevas

    281. Henry Clay

    Battle Rating: 1298 Wins: 1590 Losses: 2086

    Moved from Havana to Dominican Republic, Henry Clay is among the most well-known brands in the world. The Domincan cigar (Brevas) features a hefty Connecticut Broadleaf maduro wrapper. The cigars are known to be an inspiration to “maduro legend” Pete Johnson of Tatuaje.

  282. Flor de Gonzalez FDG 20 Aniversario Maduro cigar

    282. FDG 20 Aniversario Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1298 Wins: 1186 Losses: 1371

    FDG Cigars honors the 20th anniversary of their Nicaraguan factory with the limited edition 20 Aniversario cigars. Two wrapper styles are used to emulate the brand’s first cigars—the Gold Series. This Maduro showcases a Connecticut Broadleaf maduro.

  283. Rocky Patel Prohibition Connecticut Broadleaf Maduro cigar

    283. Prohibition – Connecticut Broadleaf Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1297 Wins: 4719 Losses: 5983

    Prohibition – Connecticut Broadleaf Maduro cigars showcase Nicaraguan tobaccos, wrapped in a dark, Connecticut Broadleaf maduro wrapper in a singular, toro vitola.

  284. Toraño Exodus cigar

    284. Toraño Exodus

    Battle Rating: 1297 Wins: 963 Losses: 1178

    Toraño Exodus is among the design and blending changes introduced to the classic Toraño brand after being acquired by General Cigar Co. in 2014. A colorful and bold, new design highlights a re-blending of Exodus – showcasing a 4-country blend and proprietary wrapper.

  285. Rocky Patel Vintage 2003 Cameroon cigar

    285. Vintage 2003 Cameroon

    Battle Rating: 1296 Wins: 1594 Losses: 1962

    Rocky Patel Vintage 2003 Cameroon is a medium-bodied profile within Rocky’s popular Vintage lineup. With an African Cameroon wrapper, it offers a refined experience.

  286. CAO Consigliere cigar

    286. Consigliere

    Battle Rating: 1296 Wins: 1072 Losses: 1327

    CAO is back with another mobster-themed cigar. Technically, Consigliere is the same blend as the original, fan-favorite CAO Sopranos cigar—although, they’ll only go so far as to hint at it. All new sizes have been rolled, using the same blend and best of all, reduced prices.

  287. La Barba Purple cigar

    287. La Barba Purple

    Battle Rating: 1295 Wins: 998 Losses: 1236

    La Barba Purple is the second release from La Barba Cigars, introduced in 2014 with an aim on Dominican tobaccos. The brand moved from Honduras to the DR, working with the esteemed Ventura family to make use of a unique blend of tobaccos.

  288. La Barba One and Only cigar

    288. One and Only

    Battle Rating: 1294 Wins: 756 Losses: 923

    One and Only is the 2016 limited edition blend by La Barba. The cigars are limited to 500 boxes of 10 and use an undisclosed blend, made in the Dominican Republic at Tabacalera William Ventura.

  289. Viaje Platino cigar

    289. Viaje Platino

    Battle Rating: 1292 Wins: 4533 Losses: 6084

    Viaje Platino is considered one of the brand’s baseline cigars. With Viaje’s standard small batch production, these Nicaraguan puros are the epitome of boutique in the cigar world.

  290. Drew Estate MUWAT Kentucky Fire Cured cigar

    290. Kentucky Fire Cured

    Battle Rating: 1291 Wins: 1721 Losses: 2020

    The MUWAT Kentucky Fire Cured is a unique smoking experience, filled with a rich, BBQ-like smokiness from the cigar’s unorthodox curing process—an ancient technique of curing the tobaccos over smoldering embers of various woods.

  291. Tatuaje Anarchy Microblend cigar

    291. Anarchy

    Battle Rating: 1290 Wins: 5064 Losses: 5463

    Tatuaje Anarchy cigars were the 1st cigar in Smoke Inn’s Microblend Series. These dark, Ecuadorian Habano-wrapped Nicaraguans are now a collector’s item in the cigar scene.

  292. Nomad Martial Law cigar

    292. Martial Law

    Battle Rating: 1290 Wins: 385 Losses: 548

    Nomad Martial Law uses a new factory to introduce an “amped-up” version of the popular Estelí Lot 8613 cigar. A Nicaraguan bend, complete with double ligero fillers, showcases a very “full” smoking experience.

  293. Pinar Del Rio Habano Sun Grown cigar

    293. Pinar del Río Habano Sun Grown

    Battle Rating: 1289 Wins: 4284 Losses: 6397

    Pinar del Río Habano Sun Grown cigars are now all but extinct, though you’ll still find these fun little smokes for sale at ridiculously tempting prices on cigar deal sites and apps.

  294. Ortega Serie D Natural cigar

    294. Ortega Serie D Natural

    Battle Rating: 1287 Wins: 5385 Losses: 5984

    One of Eddie Ortega’s first releases of his newly formed Ortega Cigar Company back in 2012 the Serie D natural quickly became a popular cigar known for it’s warm cinnamon and roasted nut flavors.

  295. Room101 Johnny Tobacconaut cigar

    295. Johnny Tobacconaut

    Battle Rating: 1285 Wins: 2798 Losses: 4021

    Johnny 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.

  296. Espinosa 601 Blue Label maduro cigar

    296. 601 Blue Label

    Battle Rating: 1284 Wins: 5144 Losses: 5567

    601 Blue Label is one of three varieties in Espinosa’s 601 lineup. The Blue Label fills the role of the dark, box-pressed Connecticut Broadleaf maduro.

  297. Nat Sherman Epoca cigar

    297. Epoca

    Battle Rating: 1282 Wins: 3342 Losses: 4443

    Nat Sherman Epoca opts to recreate the glory days that made Nat Sherman famous, using Dominican tobaccos to recreate the brand’s first cigar from 1929.

  298. Vegueros Cuban cigar

    298. Vegueros

    Battle Rating: 1280 Wins: 3710 Losses: 6582

    Vegueros is a modern-style Cuban cigar made in Cuba’s famed Pinar del Río region. The blend was discontinued in 2012 but now returns, using a more mild profile. This is a great budget smoke for the Cuban enthusiast.

  299. CLE Connecticut cigar

    299. CLE Connecticut

    Battle Rating: 1280 Wins: 1465 Losses: 2344

    Christian Eiroa presents a Connecticut Shade blend for the ever-growing CLE Cigar Company, based in Danlí, Honduras. The cigar offers smooth & creamy complexities with a backbone of Honduran spice.

  300. Nestor Miranda Habano cigar

    300. Nestor Miranda Habano

    Battle Rating: 1279 Wins: 4390 Losses: 6487

    The Nestor Miranda Habano is a balanced cigar produced at the My Father Cigars factory in Nicaragua featuring a full flavor profile at an affordable price.

  301. Cohiba Blue cigar

    301. Cohiba Blue

    Battle Rating: 1279 Wins: 55 Losses: 120

    Cohiba Blue offers an entry point for cigar consumers into the premium collection of Cohiba’s Dominican-based cigars; using a diverse, three-country blend and proprietary, Honduran OSA tobaccos on the cigar’s wrapper and binder.

  302. Altadis USA Montecristo cigar

    302. Montecristo (Dominican Republic)

    Battle Rating: 1278 Wins: 1414 Losses: 1896

    Altadis USA showcases the Dominican side of the world-renowned Montecristo brand. Often known as the Montecristo Yellow, the cigar uses a delicate, Connecitcut shade wrapper over Dominican fillers for a silky smooth smoking experience.

  303. Room101 Big Delicious cigar

    303. Big Delicious

    Battle Rating: 1277 Wins: 3920 Losses: 6325

    Room101 Big Delicious is a limited edition cigar made exclusively for Smoke Inn’s Microblend Series. These Honduran smokes make good use of an Ecuadoran Habano 2000 wrapper, which is extended for a long and fittingly “shaggy” foot.

  304. Tatuaje Fausto cigar

    304. Fausto

    Battle Rating: 1275 Wins: 2993 Losses: 3739

    Tatuaje Fausto is a Nicaraguan cigar released in 2011, featuring a full-powered blend. The cigars are among the strongest regular-production blends from Tatuaje. As they say in This is Spinal Tap, “Crank it up to eleven.”

  305. Quesada Fonseca cigar

    305. Fonseca

    Battle Rating: 1273 Wins: 1208 Losses: 1710

    Originally a Cuban brand, Fonseca has also been produced by the Quesada family in the Dominican Republic since 1963. Manuel Quesada, Master Blender at Quesada, is well known for his ability to master classic Cuban techniques, capturing profiles that meet and often beat traditional Cuban offerings.

  306. Room101 The Big Payback Connecticut cigar

    306. The Big Payback Connecticut

    Battle Rating: 1269 Wins: 1276 Losses: 2088

    Luxury lifestyle brand Room101 introduces the sequel to their popular “The Big Payback” cigar, using a lighter Ecuadorian Connecticut wrapper for a more delicate smoking experience.

  307. Gurkha Heritage cigar

    307. Gurkha Heritage

    Battle Rating: 1268 Wins: 3360 Losses: 7553

    The Gurkha Heritage features a medium-bodied blend crafted in Nicaragua, with a Rosado Ecuadorian Habano wrapper and a diverse filler blend.

  308. Espinosa 601 Red Label cigar

    308. 601 Red Label

    Battle Rating: 1263 Wins: 1070 Losses: 1262

    The Espinosa Red Label Habano has been a staple in enthusiasts humidors for many years, beginning with EO Brands and now being made at the La Zona factory by Espinosa Premium Cigars. The easily-identifiable, colored bands help categorize the 601 line, with “Red” representing a natural, Nicaraguan Habano puro blend.

  309. Room101 Chief Cool Arrow cigar

    309. Chief Cool Arrow

    Battle Rating: 1262 Wins: 1161 Losses: 1502

    Chief Cool Arrow is the second release in Room101’s Artist Collection Series. This limited-run project showcases a diverse blend, highlighted by a punchy, Mexican Ligero wrapper. All three sizes feature intricate, figurado vitolas.

  310. Epic Maduro Reserva cigar

    310. Epic Maduro Reserva

    Battle Rating: 1260 Wins: 5248 Losses: 5880

    Epic Maduro is made in the Dominican Republic and features superb craftsmanship, along with a rich, full, and aromatic smoking experience unlike many maduro cigars today.

  311. Room101 Master Collection Three cigar

    311. Master Collection Three

    Battle Rating: 1259 Wins: 4475 Losses: 6060

    Master Collection Three by Room101 is the epic conclusion to the brand’s upscale, limited edition trilogy. The cigar uses an Ecuadorian Habano wrapper over DOminican and Nicaraguan fillers, crafted at the Camacho factory in Honduras.

  312. La Gran Llave cigar

    312. La Gran Llave

    Battle Rating: 1251 Wins: 1213 Losses: 1562

    Industry veterans Michael Argenti and AJ Fernandez team up for a new smoking experience, utilizing select, well-aged tobaccos exclusively. The cigars feature a luxurious look and feel, with a smoking experience you’d expect at twice the price.

  313. Asylum 13 Ogre cigar

    313. Asylum 13 Ogre

    Battle Rating: 1248 Wins: 3964 Losses: 7279

    Asylum 13 Ogre is a barber pole-style cigar, featuring Nicaraguan habano and candela wrapper leafs. The cigar is best known for its ultra-large sizes.

  314. Room101 Ichiban cigar

    314. Ichiban

    Battle Rating: 1248 Wins: 1544 Losses: 2580

    Room 101’s Ichiban project is a special cigar blend that has been rolled in a unique size for 8 different cigar shops across the country. The cigar showcases a look very similar to the brand’s famous OSOK release, but features an all-new blend for this release.

  315. HOYO by Hoyo de Monterrey

    315. HOYO

    Battle Rating: 1241 Wins: 1157 Losses: 1798

    Hoyo de Monterrey has updated their look for the modern era. The new HOYO features a spicy (very spicy) Nicaraguan blend and a clean, modernized design.

  316. NUb Maduro cigar

    316. NUb Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1240 Wins: 1877 Losses: 2449

    NUb cigars were the creation of StudioTobac, which is now operated by Oliva. The concept is to offer only the cigar’s “sweet spot”, with short & stout sizes. Their Maduro blend utilizes a Brazilian wrapper over Nicaraguan fillers, making for a rich, dessert-like profile.

  317. Quesada Fonseca Nicaragua cigar

    317. Fonseca Nicaragua

    Battle Rating: 1237 Wins: 1104 Losses: 1353

    Fonseca is considered the brand that put Quesada on the map. This affordable brand is now offered in a Nicaraguan puro blend, retaining big flavors and low prices – made to showcase the spicier qualities of Nicaraguan tobaccos.

  318. CAO La Traviata cigar

    318. La Traviata

    Battle Rating: 1236 Wins: 1560 Losses: 2376

    CAO La Traviata is among the more “classic” blends offered by the forward-thinking, flashy CAO brand. The cigar is known for its affordability and has won multiple awards throughout the years.

  319. La Aurora Preferidos Maduro cigar

    319. La Aurora Preferidos Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1236 Wins: 1741 Losses: 1710

    La Aurora Preferidos Maduro is a favorite for maduro fans industry-wide. The cigars are instantly recognizable, having a very intricate & bulbous shape. This well-known blend is made at the La Aurora factory, which is known for both its skilled craftsmanship, as well as being the oldest in the Dominican Republic.

  320. Crowned Heads Las Mareas cigar

    320. Las Mareas

    Battle Rating: 1236 Wins: 1195 Losses: 1478

    Crowned Heads aims to recreate the mystique of a classic, Cuban Habano with Las Mareas. The line begins with a rustic, Hawaiian look (with the name translating to “Tides”), featuring 100% Nicaraguan puro tobaccos from the legendary Garcia family.

  321. Nomad Esteli Lot 8613 cigar

    321. Nomad Esteli Lot 8613

    Battle Rating: 1233 Wins: 4605 Losses: 5982

    Smooth, consistent, and full flavored, the Nomad Cigars Company Esteli Lot 8613 is produced at the famed Tobacalera AJ Fernandez factory in Nicaragua.

  322. Foundry Chillin' Moose Too cigar

    322. Chillin’ Moose Too

    Battle Rating: 1232 Wins: 1002 Losses: 1596

    Chillin’ Moose Too is the maduro variant of the popular, affordably priced Chillin’ Moose original cigar. Now with a Connecticut Broadleaf maduro wrapper over Nicaraguan fillers.

  323. Espinosa La Zona Connecticut cigar

    323. La Zona Connecticut

    Battle Rating: 1222 Wins: 4279 Losses: 6769

    La Zona Connecticut cigars by Espinosa Cigars are the standard in bang-for-your-buck smokes. With 80-count coffin boxes available, these mild-yet-flavorful smokes are a no-brainer for a daily-smoke cigar.

  324. 324. CroMagnon Fomorian

    Battle Rating: 1220 Wins: 3932 Losses: 7065

    The CroMagnon Fomorian is an altered version of RoMa Craft’s Connecticut Broadleaf-wrapped CroMagnon cigar. This limited edition cigar features a Candela wrapper and has been released in 2013 (10 boxes of 24) and 2014 (100 boxes of 24).

  325. Arandoza Red Label cigar

    325. Arandoza Red Label

    Battle Rating: 1220 Wins: 3999 Losses: 6474

    The Arandoza Red Label is the only maduro cigar in Arandoza’s Red, White, and Blue series. It features a Mexican San Andrés wrapper over Nicaraguan fillers.

  326. Sindicato Hex cigar

    326. Hex

    Battle Rating: 1219 Wins: 3909 Losses: 6710

    Sindicato Hex features a premium blend at a surprisingly affordable price. These maduros utilize a Dark Ecuadorian Habano wrapper in a beautiful perfecto size, including an attractive pigtail cap.

  327. La Jugada Nunchuck cigar

    327. La Jugada Nunchuck

    Battle Rating: 1218 Wins: 1119 Losses: 1683

    MoyaRuiz introduced their 1st-ever limited edition cigar in the innovative form of a nunchuck! Two cigars are joined at the head, creating the La Jugada Nunchuck. These Nicaraguan puros smoke as strong as a weapon-themed cigar should…

  328. BLK WKS Studio Boondocks Saint cigar

    328. Boondocks Saint

    Battle Rating: 1217 Wins: 966 Losses: 1305

    Black Works Studio is the sister company of boutique brand Black Label Trading Co., focusing on the craft of Estelí-based Fabrica de Oveja Negra. Among the brand’s first offerings is Boondocks Saint, using a diverse blend of Nicaragua, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut tobaccos and a Pennsylvania Broadleaf wrapper.

  329. Leccia Luchador El Gringo cigar

    329. Luchador El Gringo

    Battle Rating: 1209 Wins: 4333 Losses: 6407

    Luchador El Gringo is the much-anticipated sequel to the original Leccia Luchador cigar, trading out the Mexican San Andrés wrapper for an emphasis on Nicaraguan leafs. The cigar is known for its striking “Frog Splash” size, having a rectangular-pressed 4.5″x70 vitola.

  330. Onyx Reserve cigar

    330. Onyx Reserve

    Battle Rating: 1205 Wins: 4020 Losses: 7075

    The Onyx Reserve is a popular introductory cigar to the hobby. This near-pitch-black-wrapped cigar uses a multi-national blend and is crafted in Dominican Republic by Altadis USA.

  331. Gurkha The Beast cigar

    331. The Beast

    Battle Rating: 1200 Wins: 1320 Losses: 2264

    The Beast is a small batch offering from Gurkha, a brand known for lavish packaging and extreme cigar projects. 1,000 Boxes are produced per year.

  332. Gurkha Legend cigar

    332. Gurkha Legend

    Battle Rating: 1195 Wins: 1169 Losses: 1891

    With countless brands and blends, it can be quite the chore sifting through the Gurkha lineup. A Connecticut Broadleaf wrapper is rumored to be aged 8 years. On the interior, Legend utilizes a Cameroon binder and Dominican fillers.

  333. Foundry Chillin' Moose cigar

    333. Chillin’ Moose

    Battle Rating: 1189 Wins: 1064 Losses: 1689

    Chillin’ Moose is the highly-popular, affordable offering from Foundry. Using a diverse blend, the cigars offer flavor at some of the cheapest prices industry-wide.

  334. Ortega Wild Bunch Warrior Joe cigar

    334. Wild Bunch: Warrior Joe

    Battle Rating: 1157 Wins: 939 Losses: 1989

    Warrior Joe is the 10th installment in Ortega’s unorthodox “Wild Bunch” series – in which a new cigar blend was released every month throughout the 2013 year. This is a medium+ body profile, using a dark, Ecuadorian Sumatra wrapper.

  335. Schizo Maduro cigar

    335. Schizo Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1122 Wins: 1115 Losses: 2515

    Due to the use of short-filler tobaccos mixed in with the traditional long-fillers, Asylum’s Schizo cigars are able to maintain some of the most affordable prizes on the market. The Schizo Maduro is the much-requested maduro counterpart to the original Schizo cigar (2012).

  336. Acid Cold Infusion cigar

    336. Acid Cold Infusion

    Battle Rating: 1096 Wins: 2757 Losses: 8283

    A flavored cigar that will leave your taste buds spinning. The Acid Cold Infusion from the Drew Estate Factory in Nicaragua is an affordable and fun stick to break up the monotony.

  337. Sindicato Maniac cigar

    337. Maniac

    Battle Rating: 1093 Wins: 910 Losses: 1754

    Sindicato’s fifth cigar line goes BIG, featuring two affordably priced Nicaraguan cigars, each carrying massive, 7″ x 70 sizes!

  338. Isla del Sol cigar

    338. Isla del Sol

    Battle Rating: 1079 Wins: 1075 Losses: 2338

    Isla del Sol goes back to the early days of Drew Estate cigar infusion experimentation. With a sweetened cap and rich notes of Mandheling bean coffee, this Nicaraguan is smooth and sweet, yet remains natural and balanced. And let’s not forget affordable.

  339. ACID Kuba Kuba cigar

    339. ACID Kuba Kuba

    Battle Rating: 1067 Wins: 1733 Losses: 3993

    Potentially Drew Estate’s most popular cigar in the ACID lineup. These “fat robustos” come at a more premium price point, offering a medium bodied experience.

  340. MoyaRuiz Pickle Juice cigar

    340. Pickle Juice

    Battle Rating: 1056 Wins: 1054 Losses: 2377

    MoyaRuiz is never the type to shy away from creative packaging and the Pickle Juice is no exception. Thirteen Candela-wrapped cigars are packaged in plastic jars made to resemble jars of pickles. This is a limited edition cigar made for the 2016 St. Patrick’s Day season.