1. Padrón 1964 Anniversary Series maduro cigar

    1. Padrón 1964 Anniversary Series – Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1698 Wins: 6759 Losses: 2954

    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.

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

    2. Liga Privada No. 9

    Battle Rating: 1698 Wins: 7871 Losses: 3363

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

  3. Drew Estate Undercrown DOGMA cigar

    3. Undercrown DOGMA

    Battle Rating: 1674 Wins: 7531 Losses: 4467

    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.

  4. Padrón 1926 Serie No. 90 natural cigar

    4. Padrón 1926 Serie No. 90 – Natural

    Battle Rating: 1673 Wins: 913 Losses: 366

    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.

  5. Liga Privada T52 cigar

    5. Liga Privada T52

    Battle Rating: 1671 Wins: 617 Losses: 173

    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.

  6. Fuente Fuente OpusX Angel's Share cigar

    6. Fuente Fuente OpusX Angel’s Share

    Battle Rating: 1639 Wins: 1411 Losses: 773

    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.

  7. 7. Liga Privada Único Serie L40

    Battle Rating: 1637 Wins: 7721 Losses: 4423

    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.

  8. My Father Le Bijou 1922 cigar

    8. Le Bijou 1922

    Battle Rating: 1637 Wins: 3726 Losses: 1818

    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.

  9. LFD Andalusian Bull cigar

    9. Andalusian Bull

    Battle Rating: 1635 Wins: 1516 Losses: 1110

    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. Montecristo No. 2 cigar

    10. Montecristo No. 2

    Battle Rating: 1634 Wins: 7070 Losses: 4626

    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.

  11. Padrón 1926 Serie maduro cigar

    11. Padrón 1926 Serie – Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1634 Wins: 1996 Losses: 1203

    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.

  12. Padrón 1926 Serie natural cigar

    12. Padrón 1926 Serie – Natural

    Battle Rating: 1633 Wins: 8495 Losses: 4102

    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.

  13. Oliva Serie V Melanio cigar

    13. Oliva Serie V Melanio

    Battle Rating: 1633 Wins: 4539 Losses: 2147

    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.

  14. Padrón 1926 Serie No. 90 maduro cigar

    14. Padrón 1926 Serie No. 90 – Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1629 Wins: 1701 Losses: 1041

    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.

  15. Padrón 1964 Anniversary Series Natural cigar 1 star

    15. Padrón 1964 Anniversary Series – Natural

    Battle Rating: 1626 Wins: 2401 Losses: 1100

    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.

  16. Fuente Fuente OpusX Belicoso XXX cigar

    16. Fuente Fuente OpusX Belicoso XXX

    Battle Rating: 1625 Wins: 7241 Losses: 3177

    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.

  17. Drew Estate Liga Privada Dirty Rat cigar

    17. Dirty Rat

    Battle Rating: 1621 Wins: 4935 Losses: 2878

    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.

  18. Liga Privada UF-13 Dark cigar

    18. Liga Privada Único Serie UF-13 Dark

    Battle Rating: 1618 Wins: 822 Losses: 500

    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.

  19. La Aroma de Cuba Mi Amor cigar

    19. La Aroma de Cuba Mi Amor

    Battle Rating: 1609 Wins: 4867 Losses: 2628

    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.

  20. Drew Estate Undercrown Flying Pig cigar

    20. Undercrown Flying Pig

    Battle Rating: 1609 Wins: 827 Losses: 505

    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.

  21. Padrón Family Reserve 50 Years maduro cigar

    21. Family Reserve 50 Years – Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1606 Wins: 2830 Losses: 1320

    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.

  22. Arturo Fuente Añejo No. 77 the Shark cigar

    22. Añejo No. 77 “Shark”

    Battle Rating: 1601 Wins: 7842 Losses: 4284

    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.

  23. Fuente Fuente OpusX 20 Years Celebration cigar

    23. Fuente Fuente OpusX 20 Years Celebration

    Battle Rating: 1601 Wins: 1052 Losses: 462

    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.

  24. My Father cigar

    24. My Father

    Battle Rating: 1596 Wins: 4080 Losses: 2129

    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. Fuente Fuente OpusX Lost City cigar

    25. Fuente Fuente OpusX Lost City

    Battle Rating: 1591 Wins: 4455 Losses: 2258

    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.

  26. Davidoff Yamasá cigar

    26. Davidoff Yamasá

    Battle Rating: 1591 Wins: 1757 Losses: 1245

    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.

  27. Cohiba Robusto Cuban cigar

    27. Cohiba Robusto

    Battle Rating: 1584 Wins: 528 Losses: 212

    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.

  28. Davidoff Escurio 60x6 cigar

    28. Davidoff Escurio

    Battle Rating: 1584 Wins: 405 Losses: 156

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

  29. Cohiba Behike BHK cigar

    29. Behike BHK

    Battle Rating: 1583 Wins: 7009 Losses: 4338

    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.

  30. Bolívar Cuban cigar

    30. Bolívar

    Battle Rating: 1575 Wins: 6814 Losses: 4953

    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.

  31. Davidoff Nicaragua cigar

    31. Davidoff Nicaragua

    Battle Rating: 1567 Wins: 371 Losses: 142

    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.

  32. Davidoff Puro d'Oro Eminentes cigar

    32. Davidoff Puro d’Oro

    Battle Rating: 1566 Wins: 1180 Losses: 878

    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.

  33. Caldwell All Out Kings cigar

    33. All Out Kings

    Battle Rating: 1561 Wins: 214 Losses: 123

    Caldwell collaborates with the revered Drew Estate to introduce a new maduro smoking experience with All Out Kings, blended by Robert Caldwell and Willy Herrera and produced at Drew Estate’s famed La Gran Fabrica Drew Estate factory in Nicaragua.

  34. Tatuaje TAA 2012 cigar

    34. Tatuaje TAA 2012

    Battle Rating: 1558 Wins: 6922 Losses: 4159

    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.

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

    35. Don Carlos Eye of the Shark

    Battle Rating: 1554 Wins: 4965 Losses: 2838

    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.

  36. Herrera Estelí cigar

    36. Herrera Estelí

    Battle Rating: 1553 Wins: 4374 Losses: 2475

    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.

  37. Cohiba Siglo II cigar

    37. Siglo II

    Battle Rating: 1541 Wins: 4047 Losses: 3214

    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.

  38. New World by AJ Fernandez cigar

    38. New World

    Battle Rating: 1538 Wins: 4217 Losses: 2633

    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.

  39. Drew Estate Undercrown Sun Grown

    39. Undercrown Sun Grown

    Battle Rating: 1535 Wins: 218 Losses: 95

    Drew Estate Undercrown Sun Grown is the third cigar in the Undercrown series of cigars, using a Nicaraguan blend and Ecuadorian Sumatra Sun Grown wrapper. This unique blend sets itself apart from the heavy-hitting maduro of the original or the mild characteristics of Undercrown Shade—falling somewhere in between.

  40. Tatuaje TAA 2016 cigar

    40. Tatuaje TAA 2016

    Battle Rating: 1534 Wins: 1839 Losses: 1371

    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.

  41. Prometheus God of Fire Serie Aniversario cigar

    41. God of Fire Serie Aniversario

    Battle Rating: 1533 Wins: 2887 Losses: 2019

    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.

  42. Tatuaje Cojonu 2009 cigar

    42. Tatuaje Cojonu 2009 Reserva

    Battle Rating: 1531 Wins: 5293 Losses: 3624

    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.

  43. CAO Flathead cigar

    43. Flathead

    Battle Rating: 1530 Wins: 2272 Losses: 2229

    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?

  44. Camacho American Barrel-Aged cigar

    44. American Barrel-Aged

    Battle Rating: 1529 Wins: 5113 Losses: 3934

    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.

  45. Tatuaje Havana VI Verocu cigar

    45. Havana VI Verocu

    Battle Rating: 1527 Wins: 4344 Losses: 3329

    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.

  46. RoMa Craft CroMagnon cigar

    46. CroMagnon

    Battle Rating: 1527 Wins: 470 Losses: 316

    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.

  47. Liga Privada Papas Fritas

    47. Liga Privada Papas Fritas

    Battle Rating: 1526 Wins: 6192 Losses: 5397

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

  48. RoMa Craft Tobac Neanderthal cigar

    48. Neanderthal

    Battle Rating: 1525 Wins: 6338 Losses: 5082

    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.

  49. Herrera Esteli Edicion Limitada 2014 lancero cigar

    49. Herrera Esteli Edicion Limitada 2014 Lancero

    Battle Rating: 1522 Wins: 7186 Losses: 4570

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

  50. La Flor Dominicana La Nox cigar

    50. La Nox

    Battle Rating: 1521 Wins: 3638 Losses: 3271

    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.

  51. RoMa Crfat Tobac Intemperance BA XXI cigar

    51. Intemperance BA XXI

    Battle Rating: 1519 Wins: 5866 Losses: 5541

    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.

  52. A.J. Fernandez Bellas Artes cigar

    52. Bellas Artes

    Battle Rating: 1519 Wins: 1571 Losses: 1279

    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.

  53. Herrera Estelí Miami cigar

    53. Herrera Estelí Miami

    Battle Rating: 1519 Wins: 875 Losses: 610

    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.

  54. Hoyo de Monterrey Epicure No. 2 cigar

    54. Hoyo de Monterrey Épicure No. 2

    Battle Rating: 1518 Wins: 6633 Losses: 4881

    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.

  55. Caldwell The Last Tsar cigar

    55. The Last Tsar

    Battle Rating: 1518 Wins: 3458 Losses: 3720

    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.

  56. My Father Jaime Garcia Reserva Especial cigar

    56. Jaime Garcia Reserva Especial

    Battle Rating: 1517 Wins: 3193 Losses: 2058

    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.

  57. Foundation Cigar Company The Tabernacle cigar

    57. The Tabernacle

    Battle Rating: 1517 Wins: 1680 Losses: 1473

    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. My Father La Antiguedad cigar

    58. La Antiguedad

    Battle Rating: 1513 Wins: 1814 Losses: 1413

    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.

  59. Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Sobremesa cigar

    59. Sobremesa

    Battle Rating: 1512 Wins: 5398 Losses: 2816

    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.

  60. LFD Double Ligero Chisel cigar

    60. Double Ligero Chisel

    Battle Rating: 1508 Wins: 6483 Losses: 5420

    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.

  61. Davidoff 702 Series Special R cigar

    61. Davidoff 702 Series – Special R

    Battle Rating: 1508 Wins: 753 Losses: 432

    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.

  62. Tatuaje 10th Anniversary cigar

    62. Tatuaje 10th Anniversary

    Battle Rating: 1505 Wins: 1967 Losses: 1427

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

  63. El Centurion H-2K-CT cigar

    63. El Centurion H-2K-CT

    Battle Rating: 1501 Wins: 6651 Losses: 5234

    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.

  64. Ashton ESG cigar

    64. Ashton ESG

    Battle Rating: 1500 Wins: 7089 Losses: 4828

    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.

  65. Joya de Nicaragua Cuatro Cinco cigar

    65. Cuatro Cinco Reserva Especial

    Battle Rating: 1499 Wins: 3766 Losses: 3337

    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.

  66. RoMa Craft Whiskey Rebellion 1794 Cigar Dojo cigar

    66. Whiskey Rebellion 1794 – Cigar Dojo

    Battle Rating: 1498 Wins: 1641 Losses: 1262

    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.

  67. Padrón Series - Maduro cigar

    67. Padrón Series – Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1497 Wins: 3948 Losses: 2383

    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.

  68. AVO Syncro Nicaragua Fogata cigar

    68. AVO Syncro Nicaragua Fogata

    Battle Rating: 1496 Wins: 1766 Losses: 1300

    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.

  69. My Father Flor de Las Antillas cigar

    69. Flor de las Antillas

    Battle Rating: 1494 Wins: 7116 Losses: 4914

    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.

  70. Ashton VSG Virgin Sun Grown cigar

    70. Ashton VSG

    Battle Rating: 1494 Wins: 6896 Losses: 4822

    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.

  71. Herrera Estelí TAA Exclusive cigar

    71. Herrera Estelí TAA Exclusive 2016

    Battle Rating: 1494 Wins: 1959 Losses: 1479

    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.

  72. Arturo Fuente Hemingway Short Story Maduro cigar

    72. Hemingway Short Story Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1492 Wins: 4576 Losses: 2981

    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.

  73. Tatuaje Black Label Corona Gorda 2013 cigar

    73. Tatuaje Black Label Corona Gorda 2013

    Battle Rating: 1492 Wins: 4265 Losses: 2569

    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.

  74. Caldwell Eastern Standard cigar

    74. Eastern Standard

    Battle Rating: 1488 Wins: 4838 Losses: 4018

    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.

  75. Davidoff Nicaragua Box Pressed cigar

    75. Davidoff Nicaragua Box Pressed

    Battle Rating: 1488 Wins: 2199 Losses: 1449

    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.

  76. Romeo y Julieta Wide Churchills cigar

    76. Romeo y Julieta Wide Churchills

    Battle Rating: 1487 Wins: 5545 Losses: 5908

    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.

  77. San Cristobal Ovation cigar

    77. San Cristobal Ovation

    Battle Rating: 1487 Wins: 3944 Losses: 3117

    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.

  78. Jericho Hill cigar

    78. Jericho Hill

    Battle Rating: 1486 Wins: 7218 Losses: 4880

    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.

  79. Crowned Heads Las Calaveras Edición Limitada 2014 cigar

    79. Las Calaveras Edición Limitada 2014

    Battle Rating: 1484 Wins: 6912 Losses: 4853

    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.

  80. CAO Amazon Anaconda cigar

    80. Amazon Anaconda

    Battle Rating: 1484 Wins: 125 Losses: 99

    CAO finishes their sought-after Amazon Trilogy with Amazon Anaconda, a limited edition, exotic blend that focuses on tobacco growing and processing techniques of the Brazilian rainforest.

  81. Alec Bradley Prensado cigar

    81. Prensado

    Battle Rating: 1483 Wins: 2529 Losses: 2007

    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.

  82. Drew Estate Nica Rustica cigar

    82. Nica Rustica

    Battle Rating: 1481 Wins: 2850 Losses: 2200

    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.

  83. Davidoff Winston Churchill The Late Hour cigar

    83. The Late Hour

    Battle Rating: 1481 Wins: 185 Losses: 102

    Davidoff Winston Churchill The Late Hour is the second cigar under Davidoff’s luxury Winston Churchill brand. This unique blend incorporates Nicaraguan tobacco aged in used Scotch barrels.

  84. A.J. Fernandez Last Call Maduro cigar

    84. Last Call Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1480 Wins: 1287 Losses: 1254

    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.

  85. Warped Maestro del Tiempo 6102R cigar

    85. Maestro del Tiempo 6102R

    Battle Rating: 1479 Wins: 1443 Losses: 1377

    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.

  86. Crowned Heads Las Calaveras 2016 cigar

    86. Las Calaveras Edición Limitada 2016

    Battle Rating: 1477 Wins: 1800 Losses: 1454

    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.

  87. El Güegüense cigar by Foundation Cigar Co.

    87. El Güegüense

    Battle Rating: 1475 Wins: 6515 Losses: 5355

    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.

  88. E.P. Carrillo La Historia cigar

    88. La Historia

    Battle Rating: 1474 Wins: 2952 Losses: 2058

    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.

  89. Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Mi Querida cigar

    89. Mi Querida

    Battle Rating: 1474 Wins: 1697 Losses: 1246

    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.

  90. AVO Syncro Nicaragua cigar

    90. AVO Syncro Nicaragua

    Battle Rating: 1471 Wins: 7207 Losses: 4869

    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.

  91. H. Upmann Cuban cigar

    91. H. Upmann

    Battle Rating: 1471 Wins: 3020 Losses: 3263

    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. AJ Fernandez Enclave cigar

    92. AJ Fernandez Enclave

    Battle Rating: 1470 Wins: 6978 Losses: 5086

    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.

  93. Drew Estate Undercrown Shade cigar

    93. Undercrown Shade

    Battle Rating: 1470 Wins: 4628 Losses: 3416

    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.

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

    94. La Mission du L’Atelier

    Battle Rating: 1469 Wins: 6765 Losses: 5008

    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.

  95. San Lotano Oval cigar by AJ Fernandez

    95. San Lotano Oval

    Battle Rating: 1469 Wins: 2539 Losses: 2176

    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.

  96. Caldwell Eastern Standard Dos Firmas cigar

    96. Dos Firmas

    Battle Rating: 1469 Wins: 1486 Losses: 1391

    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.

  97. Partagas Serie D No. 4 cigar

    97. Partagás Serie D

    Battle Rating: 1466 Wins: 6963 Losses: 4841

    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.

  98. Quesada 40th Anniversary cigar

    98. Quesada 40th Anniversary

    Battle Rating: 1466 Wins: 5680 Losses: 5565

    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.

  99. Arturo Fuente Gran Reserva Sun Grown cigar

    99. Gran Reserva Sun Grown

    Battle Rating: 1466 Wins: 2482 Losses: 1897

    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.

  100. AVO 90th Classic Covers Volume 4 cigar

    100. Classic Covers Volume 4

    Battle Rating: 1466 Wins: 769 Losses: 620

    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.

  101. Ashton Symmetry cigar

    101. Ashton Symmetry

    Battle Rating: 1465 Wins: 1933 Losses: 1413

    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.

  102. Eiroa The First 20 Years cigar

    102. EIROA The First 20 Years

    Battle Rating: 1463 Wins: 1506 Losses: 1329

    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. Ramón Allones Superiores cigar

    103. Ramón Allones Superiores

    Battle Rating: 1459 Wins: 5926 Losses: 5351

    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!

  104. Tatuaje Reserva K 222 cigar

    104. Tatuaje Reserva K 222

    Battle Rating: 1459 Wins: 1730 Losses: 1377

    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.

  105. Caldwell Blind Man's Bluff cigar

    105. Blind Man’s Bluff

    Battle Rating: 1459 Wins: 120 Losses: 104

    Caldwell Cigar Co. introduced Blind Man’s Bluff in 2015, offering the premium look of their high-end products but with a lower price point. As Caldwell is known to team with well-established cigar manufacturers, BMP features Honduran tobaccos and is made at the famed Camacho factory (Agroindustrias Laepe S.A.) in Honduras.

  106. La Gloria Cubana Serie R cigar

    106. La Gloria Cubana Serie R

    Battle Rating: 1458 Wins: 3161 Losses: 2621

    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.

  107. Diamond Crown Maximus cigar

    107. Diamond Crown Maximus

    Battle Rating: 1457 Wins: 2075 Losses: 1746

    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.

  108. Viaje Platino cigar

    108. Viaje Platino

    Battle Rating: 1454 Wins: 4673 Losses: 6229

    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.

  109. Fable Cigars Fourth Prime

    109. Fourth Prime

    Battle Rating: 1454 Wins: 151 Losses: 142

    Fourth Prime is the first cigar from Fable Cigars; a line that was quick to gain a following when introduced in 2016, being made at the acclaimed Nica Sueño factory, where RoMa Craft is produced.

  110. Ramón Allones cigar

    110. Ramón Allones

    Battle Rating: 1450 Wins: 6084 Losses: 5437

    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.

  111. Punch Habanos cigar

    111. Punch

    Battle Rating: 1450 Wins: 263 Losses: 221

    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.

  112. La Aurora Preferidos Maduro cigar

    112. La Aurora Preferidos Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1449 Wins: 1883 Losses: 1858

    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.

  113. Illusione Maduro cigar

    113. Illusione Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1449 Wins: 1669 Losses: 1667

    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.

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

    114. The Angel’s Anvil TAA 2016

    Battle Rating: 1448 Wins: 1377 Losses: 1404

    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.

  115. Sancho Panza Belicosos cigar

    115. Sancho Panza Belicosos

    Battle Rating: 1448 Wins: 609 Losses: 630

    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.

  116. CAO Pilón cigar

    116. CAO Pilón

    Battle Rating: 1445 Wins: 1739 Losses: 1592

    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.

  117. A. Florez 1975 Serie Privada Capa Habano cigar

    117. 1975 Serie Privada Capa Habano

    Battle Rating: 1444 Wins: 3650 Losses: 3604

    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.

  118. Ashton Aged Maduro cigar

    118. Ashton Aged Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1441 Wins: 1846 Losses: 1589

    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.

  119. AJ Fernandez Last Call cigar

    119. Last Call

    Battle Rating: 1440 Wins: 1594 Losses: 1668

    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.

  120. MBombay Corojo Oscuro cigar

    120. MBombay Corojo Oscuro

    Battle Rating: 1436 Wins: 1573 Losses: 1480

    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.

  121. Rocky Patel Fifteenth Anniversary cigar

    121. Rocky Patel Fifteenth Anniversary

    Battle Rating: 1436 Wins: 366 Losses: 342

    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.

  122. Alec Bradley Tempus cigar

    122. Tempus

    Battle Rating: 1435 Wins: 2345 Losses: 2334

    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.

  123. Arturo Fuente Casa Fuente cigar

    123. Casa Fuente

    Battle Rating: 1432 Wins: 6241 Losses: 5014

    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.

  124. Quesada Oktoberfest 2015 Edition cigar

    124. Oktoberfest

    Battle Rating: 1432 Wins: 5684 Losses: 5561

    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.

  125. Crowned Heads La Imperiosa cigar

    125. La Imperiosa

    Battle Rating: 1431 Wins: 4150 Losses: 3257

    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.

  126. Partagas 1845

    126. Partagas 1845

    Battle Rating: 1431 Wins: 1676 Losses: 2233

    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.

  127. Crowned Heads Four Kicks cigar

    127. Four Kicks

    Battle Rating: 1430 Wins: 4091 Losses: 3865

    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.

  128. Oliva Master Blends 3 cigar

    128. Master Blends 3

    Battle Rating: 1430 Wins: 4035 Losses: 3161

    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.

  129. Kristoff Corojo Limitada cigar

    129. Kristoff Corojo Limitada

    Battle Rating: 1430 Wins: 2406 Losses: 2714

    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.

  130. Punch Rare Corojo cigar

    130. Rare Corojo

    Battle Rating: 1429 Wins: 1709 Losses: 1868

    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.

  131. Quesada Reserva Privada Oscuro cigar

    131. Quesada Reserva Privada Oscuro

    Battle Rating: 1429 Wins: 1645 Losses: 1403

    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.

  132. Camacho Nicaraguan Barrel-Aged cigar

    132. Nicaraguan Barrel-Aged

    Battle Rating: 1428 Wins: 132 Losses: 117

    Camacho introduces the followup cigar to American Barrel-Aged with a diverse, five-country blend that focuses on Nicaraguan Corojo ’99 filler tobaccos aged in used Flor de Caña rum barrels, making for a unique take on a Nicaraguan-focused smoking profile.

  133. Casa Magna Colorado cigar

    133. Casa Magna Colorado

    Battle Rating: 1426 Wins: 2214 Losses: 1989

    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.

  134. Trinidad Fundadores cigar

    134. Trinidad Fundadores

    Battle Rating: 1424 Wins: 1313 Losses: 1309

    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.

  135. Camacho Imperial Stout Barrel-Aged cigar

    135. Imperial Stout Barrel-Aged

    Battle Rating: 1424 Wins: 72 Losses: 48

    Imperial Stout Barrel-Aged is the collaboration between Camacho Cigars and Cigar Dojo, where Honduran Corojo tobaccos were aged for 6 months in barrels formerly containing Ten FIDY Imperial Stout .

  136. Henry Clay Tattoo cigar

    136. Henry Clay Tattoo

    Battle Rating: 1423 Wins: 5043 Losses: 5907

    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.

  137. Matilde Oscura cigar

    137. Matilde Oscura

    Battle Rating: 1423 Wins: 5977 Losses: 4902

    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.

  138. Padrón Dámaso cigar

    138. Padrón Dámaso

    Battle Rating: 1423 Wins: 6214 Losses: 5670

    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.

  139. Ramón Allones Allones Extra Edición Limitada 2011 cigar

    139. Allones Extra Edición Limitada 2011

    Battle Rating: 1421 Wins: 1065 Losses: 937

    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.

  140. AJ Fernandez San Lotano Requiem Habano cigar

    140. San Lotano Requiem Habano

    Battle Rating: 1421 Wins: 340 Losses: 333

    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.

  141. AVO Syncro South America Ritmo cigar

    141. AVO Syncro South America Ritmo

    Battle Rating: 1421 Wins: 169 Losses: 115

    AVO Syncro South America Ritmo offers a more exotic experience for AVO’s Syncro series, venturing to South America with Ecuador, Peru, and Brazilian leaves. These are brought to “synchronization” with a diverse blend that spans a total of seven countries, making for a refined, yet adventurous experience.

  142. Partagás Shorts cigar

    142. Partagás Shorts

    Battle Rating: 1420 Wins: 1605 Losses: 1638

    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.

  143. Camacho Corojo Box-Pressed BXP cigar

    143. Camacho Corojo BXP

    Battle Rating: 1419 Wins: 261 Losses: 259

    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.

  144. Plasencia Alma Fuerte cigar

    144. Plasencia Alma Fuerte

    Battle Rating: 1418 Wins: 615 Losses: 603

    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.

  145. Pappy Van Winkle Tradition cigar

    145. Pappy Van Winkle Tradition

    Battle Rating: 1418 Wins: 50 Losses: 41

    Pappy Van Winkle Tradition offers a traditional-style blend (compared to the unorthodox Pappy Barrel Fermented cigar), created by Drew Estate Master Blender Willy Herrera. Tradition is sold in limited, seasonal shipments, coinciding with the annual release of Pappy Van Winkle bourbons.

  146. Espinosa Laranja Reserva cigar

    146. Laranja Reserva

    Battle Rating: 1417 Wins: 7538 Losses: 4560

    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.

  147. E.P. Carrillo CORE Natural cigar

    147. E.P. Carrillo CORE

    Battle Rating: 1416 Wins: 2297 Losses: 2115

    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.

  148. Camacho Corojo cigar

    148. Camacho Corojo

    Battle Rating: 1415 Wins: 5582 Losses: 6004

    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.

  149. Sensei's Sensational Sarsaparilla cigar

    149. Sarsaparilla

    Battle Rating: 1415 Wins: 6037 Losses: 5207

    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.

  150. Joya Red cigar by Joya de Nicaragua

    150. Joya Red

    Battle Rating: 1412 Wins: 5452 Losses: 6286

    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

  151. Rocky Patel Prohibition Mexican San Andreas Maduro cigar

    151. Prohibition – San Andreas Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1411 Wins: 4931 Losses: 6223

    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.

  152. The T. cigar by Caldwell Booth Fernandez

    152. The T.

    Battle Rating: 1411 Wins: 25 Losses: 24

    The T. (formerly known as TRUTH) is among the most sought-after cigars for 2017. This limited edition cigar uses a Nicaraguan puro blend and is a collaboration between Matt Booth, Robert Caldwell, and AJ Fernandez.

  153. AJ Fernandez New World Connecticut cigar

    153. New World Connecticut

    Battle Rating: 1410 Wins: 3763 Losses: 3805

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

  154. Maestro del Tiempo 5205 cigar

    154. Maestro del Tiempo 5205

    Battle Rating: 1410 Wins: 1343 Losses: 1248

    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.

  155. Illusione "Original Documents" cigar

    155. Illusione “Original Documents”

    Battle Rating: 1408 Wins: 2805 Losses: 2957

    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.

  156. Rocky Patel Royale cigar

    156. Rocky Patel Royale

    Battle Rating: 1408 Wins: 2228 Losses: 2018

    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.

  157. Aging Room Small Batch M356 cigar

    157. Aging Room M356

    Battle Rating: 1407 Wins: 4173 Losses: 3140

    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.

  158. Tatuaje Tattoo cigar

    158. Tattoo

    Battle Rating: 1406 Wins: 5627 Losses: 5523

    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.

  159. L'Atelier Côte d’Or cigar

    159. Côte d’Or

    Battle Rating: 1406 Wins: 4257 Losses: 3966

    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.

  160. Quesada Keg cigar

    160. Quesada Keg

    Battle Rating: 1403 Wins: 2030 Losses: 2447

    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.

  161. Hoyo de Monterrey Du Prince cigar

    161. Hoyo de Monterrey Le Hoyo du Prince

    Battle Rating: 1403 Wins: 1728 Losses: 1538

    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.

  162. Perdomo 20th Anniversary Maduro cigar

    162. Perdomo 20th Anniversary Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1402 Wins: 2994 Losses: 2469

    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.

  163. Espinosa Habano cigar

    163. Espinosa Habano

    Battle Rating: 1401 Wins: 6228 Losses: 5314

    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.

  164. Illusione Rothchildes cigar

    164. Illusione *R* Rothchildes

    Battle Rating: 1401 Wins: 4285 Losses: 3664

    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.

  165. 1502 XO cigar

    165. 1502 XO

    Battle Rating: 1399 Wins: 1735 Losses: 1782

    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.

  166. Cubariqueño Cigar Co. Protocol Probable Cause cigar

    166. Protocol Probable Cause

    Battle Rating: 1399 Wins: 1262 Losses: 1233

    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.

  167. Partagas Heritage cigar

    167. Partagas Heritage

    Battle Rating: 1399 Wins: 228 Losses: 256

    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.

  168. Flor de D'Crossier 512 cigar

    168. Flor de D’Crossier 512

    Battle Rating: 1398 Wins: 6064 Losses: 5045

    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.

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

    169. L’Atelier Extension de la Racine

    Battle Rating: 1398 Wins: 2871 Losses: 3117

    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.

  170. Drew Estate MUWAT Kentucky Fire Cured cigar

    170. Kentucky Fire Cured

    Battle Rating: 1397 Wins: 1869 Losses: 2197

    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.

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

    171. The Oscar

    Battle Rating: 1397 Wins: 1428 Losses: 1396

    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.

  172. Sensei's Sensational Sarsaparilla II cigar

    172. Sensei’s Sensational Sarsaparilla II

    Battle Rating: 1397 Wins: 1266 Losses: 1221

    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.

  173. Brick House cigar

    173. Brick House

    Battle Rating: 1394 Wins: 5432 Losses: 6433

    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.

  174. Tatuaje Reserva RC184 cigar

    174. Tatuaje Reserva RC184

    Battle Rating: 1394 Wins: 1597 Losses: 1469

    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.

  175. Hoyo La Amistad cigar

    175. Hoyo La Amistad

    Battle Rating: 1394 Wins: 1429 Losses: 1300

    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.

  176. Cornelius & Anthony Venganza cigar

    176. Venganza

    Battle Rating: 1393 Wins: 1376 Losses: 1554

    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.

  177. Camacho Powerband cigar

    177. Camacho Powerband

    Battle Rating: 1392 Wins: 1571 Losses: 1591

    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.

  178. Joya de Nicaragua Antaño Dark Corojo cigar

    178. Antaño Dark Corojo

    Battle Rating: 1389 Wins: 2404 Losses: 2597

    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.”

  179. Warped Futuro cigar

    179. Futuro

    Battle Rating: 1388 Wins: 5694 Losses: 5841

    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”.

  180. Rocky Patel Twentieth Anniversary cigar

    180. Rocky Patel Twentieth Anniversary

    Battle Rating: 1388 Wins: 2582 Losses: 2630

    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.

  181. La Palina Maduro cigar

    181. La Palina Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1388 Wins: 1797 Losses: 1732

    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.

  182. Padrón Dámaso No. 32 cigar

    182. Padrón Dámaso No. 32

    Battle Rating: 1388 Wins: 1688 Losses: 1496

    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.

  183. Tatuaje Fausto cigar

    183. Fausto

    Battle Rating: 1387 Wins: 3128 Losses: 3917

    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.”

  184. Matilde Quadrata cigar

    184. Matilde Quadrata

    Battle Rating: 1387 Wins: 1536 Losses: 1422

    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.

  185. San Cristobal Elegancia cigar

    185. San Cristobal Elegancia

    Battle Rating: 1387 Wins: 325 Losses: 361

    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.

  186. Nat Sherman Timeless Collection Nicaragua cigar

    186. Timeless Collection Nicaragua

    Battle Rating: 1384 Wins: 2308 Losses: 2132

    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.

  187. Cornelius & Anthony Cornelius cigar

    187. Cornelius

    Battle Rating: 1383 Wins: 1479 Losses: 1668

    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.

  188. San Cristóbal de La Habana cigar

    188. San Cristóbal de La Habana El Príncipe

    Battle Rating: 1382 Wins: 1471 Losses: 1619

    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.

  189. 189. Casa Cuba

    Battle Rating: 1381 Wins: 6115 Losses: 5341

    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.

  190. Partagas Benji Menendez Master Series Prominentes cigar

    190. Benji Menendez Partagas Master Series

    Battle Rating: 1381 Wins: 570 Losses: 628

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

  191. CLE Corojo cigar

    191. CLE Corojo

    Battle Rating: 1381 Wins: 329 Losses: 335

    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.

  192. Dunbarton Todos Las Dias cigar

    192. Todos Las Dias

    Battle Rating: 1381 Wins: 137 Losses: 108

    Todos Las Dias by Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust is the company’s third core-line cigar and strongest blend to date. TLD is a Nicaraguan puro that is intended to start on the mellow side, building to a high-octane, Nicaraguan powerhouse blend through a gradual progression.

  193. Rocky Patel Vintage 1992 cigar

    193. Vintage 1992

    Battle Rating: 1380 Wins: 2322 Losses: 2375

    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.

  194. Illusione Epernay cigar

    194. Epernay

    Battle Rating: 1378 Wins: 5372 Losses: 5796

    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.

  195. Crowned Heads J.D. Howard Reserve cigar

    195. J.D. Howard Reserve

    Battle Rating: 1378 Wins: 2765 Losses: 3526

    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.

  196. Rocky Patel Freedom cigar

    196. Rocky Patel Freedom

    Battle Rating: 1375 Wins: 4854 Losses: 6803

    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.

  197. Nat Sherman 85th Anniversary

    197. Nat Sherman 85th Anniversary

    Battle Rating: 1375 Wins: 1930 Losses: 1877

    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.

  198. La Hacienda by Warped Cigars

    198. La Hacienda

    Battle Rating: 1374 Wins: 5784 Losses: 5619

    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.

  199. RoMa Craft Wunder|Lust cigar

    199. Wunder|Lust

    Battle Rating: 1374 Wins: 265 Losses: 278

    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.

  200. Caldwell Eastern Standard Midnight Express Maduro cigar

    200. Midnight Express

    Battle Rating: 1373 Wins: 1372 Losses: 1440

    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.

  201. Fratello Bianco cigar

    201. Fratello Bianco

    Battle Rating: 1372 Wins: 3309 Losses: 4029

    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.

  202. Matilde Serena cigar

    202. Matilde Serena

    Battle Rating: 1372 Wins: 573 Losses: 646

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

  203. Espinosa 601 Blue Label maduro cigar

    203. 601 Blue Label

    Battle Rating: 1371 Wins: 5285 Losses: 5727

    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.

  204. Alec Bradley Sanctum cigar

    204. Sanctum

    Battle Rating: 1371 Wins: 2543 Losses: 3701

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

  205. Cohiba Macassar cigar

    205. Cohiba Macassar

    Battle Rating: 1371 Wins: 270 Losses: 354

    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.

  206. Camacho Ecuador cigar

    206. Camacho Ecuador

    Battle Rating: 1368 Wins: 6060 Losses: 5731

    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.

  207. Cubanacan HR cigar

    207. HR – Hirochi Robaina

    Battle Rating: 1368 Wins: 5567 Losses: 5402

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

  208. L'Atelier LAT52 cigar

    208. L’Atelier

    Battle Rating: 1368 Wins: 2569 Losses: 2483

    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.

  209. Romeo y Julieta 1875 cigar

    209. Romeo y Julieta 1875

    Battle Rating: 1367 Wins: 3043 Losses: 3998

    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.

  210. La Jugada Prieto cigar

    210. La Jugada Prieto

    Battle Rating: 1367 Wins: 1431 Losses: 1580

    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.

  211. Room101 Johnny Tobacconaut cigar

    211. Johnny Tobacconaut

    Battle Rating: 1366 Wins: 2926 Losses: 4171

    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.

  212. La Jugada Habano cigar

    212. La Jugada Habano

    Battle Rating: 1365 Wins: 5828 Losses: 5585

    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.

  213. L'Atelier Maduro cigar

    213. L’Atelier Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1365 Wins: 2084 Losses: 1910

    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.

  214. La Palina Mr. Sam cigar

    214. Mr. Sam

    Battle Rating: 1364 Wins: 5973 Losses: 5232

    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.

  215. Balmoral Añejo XO cigar

    215. Balmoral Añejo XO

    Battle Rating: 1364 Wins: 1832 Losses: 1883

    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.

  216. Partagas Aniversario 170 cigar

    216. Partagas 170

    Battle Rating: 1363 Wins: 1589 Losses: 2198

    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.

  217. La Palina Red Label cigar

    217. La Palina Red Label

    Battle Rating: 1362 Wins: 5346 Losses: 5718

    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.

  218. Bombay Tobak Gaaja cigar

    218. Gaaja

    Battle Rating: 1362 Wins: 1323 Losses: 1460

    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.

  219. Regius Exclusivo U.S.A. cigar

    219. Regius Exclusivo U.S.A.

    Battle Rating: 1362 Wins: 302 Losses: 368

    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.

  220. Warped Villa Sombra cigar

    220. Villa Sombra

    Battle Rating: 1362 Wins: 11 Losses: 21

    Villa Sombra marks the first Connecticut Shade-wrapped cigar for Warped. Until this point, all Nicaraguan-made Warped cigars used 100% Nicaraguan (AGANORSA) tobaccos. Villa Sombra adds a more clean, refreshing, and mellow profile to the collection of Warped cigars.

  221. Quesada Reserva Privada cigar

    221. Quesada Reserva Privada

    Battle Rating: 1361 Wins: 5703 Losses: 5553

    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.

  222. Cornelius & Anthony Meridian cigar

    222. Meridian

    Battle Rating: 1360 Wins: 327 Losses: 364

    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.

  223. Rocky Patel Prohibition Connecticut Broadleaf Maduro cigar

    223. Prohibition – Connecticut Broadleaf Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1358 Wins: 4837 Losses: 6139

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

  224. La Palina Goldie Laguito No. 2 cigar

    224. Goldie Laguito No. 2

    Battle Rating: 1357 Wins: 5789 Losses: 5010

    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.

  225. Tatuaje Seleccion de Cazador cigar

    225. Seleccion de Cazador

    Battle Rating: 1357 Wins: 272 Losses: 255

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

  226. Southern Draw Firethorn cigar

    226. Southern Draw Firethorn

    Battle Rating: 1356 Wins: 2416 Losses: 3765

    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.

  227. CAO Colombia cigar

    227. CAO Colombia

    Battle Rating: 1355 Wins: 4697 Losses: 6858

    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.

  228. Flor de Gonzalez FDG 20 Aniversario Maduro cigar

    228. FDG 20 Aniversario Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1354 Wins: 1316 Losses: 1538

    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.

  229. Crux Guild cigar

    229. Crux Guild

    Battle Rating: 1354 Wins: 1438 Losses: 1640

    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.

  230. Warped La Colmena Black Honey cigar

    230. La Colmena Black Honey

    Battle Rating: 1353 Wins: 5335 Losses: 5990

    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.

  231. Rocky Patel Sun Grown cigar

    231. Rocky Patel Sun Grown

    Battle Rating: 1353 Wins: 1372 Losses: 1777

    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.

  232. Vegas Robaina cigar

    232. Vegas Robaina

    Battle Rating: 1351 Wins: 5039 Losses: 6041

    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.

  233. E.P. Carrillo Dusk cigar

    233. Dusk

    Battle Rating: 1351 Wins: 1270 Losses: 1534

    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.

  234. Caldwell Savages cigar

    234. Savages

    Battle Rating: 1350 Wins: 1547 Losses: 1451

    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.

  235. Rocky Patel Super Ligero cigar

    235. Rocky Patel Super Ligero

    Battle Rating: 1348 Wins: 5438 Losses: 6041

    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.

  236. Camacho Shellback cigar

    236. Shellback

    Battle Rating: 1347 Wins: 3209 Losses: 4222

    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.

  237. Warped Flor del Valle Sky Flower cigar

    237. Sky Flower

    Battle Rating: 1346 Wins: 1441 Losses: 1544

    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.

  238. Edition One Cloud Hopper cigar

    238. Cloud Hopper

    Battle Rating: 1346 Wins: 14 Losses: 27

    Cloud Hopper is the first release from Edition One, a company built by brothers Devin and Kyle Gellis. Devin is the younger brother of Kyle, whom is best known for creating Warped Cigars. Cloud Hopper uses a Nicaraguan puro blend and focuses on an affordable price range.

  239. MoyaRuiz The Chinese Finger Trap cigar

    239. The Chinese Finger Trap

    Battle Rating: 1344 Wins: 2667 Losses: 4198

    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.

  240. Alec Bradley Black Market cigar

    240. Black Market

    Battle Rating: 1344 Wins: 2323 Losses: 2919

    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.

  241. Hoyo de Monterrey Excalibur cigar

    241. Excalibur – Connecticut

    Battle Rating: 1344 Wins: 1867 Losses: 2626

    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.

  242. Rocky Patel Vintage 2003 Cameroon cigar

    242. Vintage 2003 Cameroon

    Battle Rating: 1344 Wins: 1723 Losses: 2158

    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.

  243. Cubao Maduro cigar by EO Brands

    243. Cubao Maduro (EO Brands)

    Battle Rating: 1343 Wins: 4631 Losses: 6083

    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.

  244. Viaje Honey & Hand Grenades cigar

    244. Honey & Hand Grenades

    Battle Rating: 1342 Wins: 590 Losses: 823

    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.

  245. Warped Flor Del Valle cigar

    245. Flor del Valle

    Battle Rating: 1341 Wins: 3663 Losses: 3413

    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.

  246. Alec Bradley Family Blend The Lineage cigar

    246. The Lineage

    Battle Rating: 1341 Wins: 1693 Losses: 1870

    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.

  247. Eiroa cigar

    247. EIROA

    Battle Rating: 1340 Wins: 5655 Losses: 5678

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

  248. Crowned Heads Headley Grange Drumstick cigar

    248. Headley Grange Drumstick LE 2013

    Battle Rating: 1340 Wins: 1491 Losses: 1804

    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.

  249. EP Carrillo Short Run 2016 cigar

    249. Short Run 2016

    Battle Rating: 1339 Wins: 1521 Losses: 1834

    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.

  250. Espinosa 601 Red Label cigar

    250. 601 Red Label

    Battle Rating: 1339 Wins: 1188 Losses: 1424

    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.

  251. The Rake cigar by Moya Ruiz

    251. The Rake

    Battle Rating: 1335 Wins: 5380 Losses: 5831

    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.

  252. Gurkha Cellar Reserve Platinum Edition cigar

    252. Cellar Reserve Platinum Edition

    Battle Rating: 1335 Wins: 1311 Losses: 1700

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

  253. Oliva Connecticut Reserve cigar

    253. Oliva Connecticut Reserve

    Battle Rating: 1334 Wins: 2161 Losses: 3133

    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.

  254. Illusione Gigantes cigar

    254. Illusione *G* Gigantes

    Battle Rating: 1334 Wins: 1335 Losses: 1596

    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.

  255. Epic Maduro Reserva cigar

    255. Epic Maduro Reserva

    Battle Rating: 1332 Wins: 5369 Losses: 6066

    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.

  256. Altadis USA Montecristo cigar

    256. Montecristo (Dominican Republic)

    Battle Rating: 1332 Wins: 1525 Losses: 2054

    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.

  257. Tatuaje Négociant Monopole cigar

    257. Négociant

    Battle Rating: 1332 Wins: 36 Losses: 57

    Tatuaje Négociant is crafted in 4 sizes, dubbed Négociant Monopole No. 1 – 4. This represents Tatuaje’s borrowing of sister company L’Atelier Imports’ blend and marketing it as their own. The name is a French wine-making term, where wines may use grapes from another vineyard but are bottled under their own label.

  258. Punch Signature cigar

    258. Punch Signature

    Battle Rating: 1329 Wins: 4610 Losses: 6628

    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.

  259. La Jugada Nunchuck cigar

    259. La Jugada Nunchuck

    Battle Rating: 1328 Wins: 1222 Losses: 1859

    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…

  260. Foundry Tobacco Company Time Flies cigar

    260. Time Flies

    Battle Rating: 1328 Wins: 237 Losses: 402

    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.

  261. La Palina Goldie Dalia cigar

    261. Goldie Dalia

    Battle Rating: 1327 Wins: 1551 Losses: 1531

    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.

  262. Cuaba Cuban cigar

    262. Cuaba

    Battle Rating: 1324 Wins: 2018 Losses: 2643

    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.

  263. Macanudo Estate Reserve 2015 cigar

    263. Macanudo Estate Reserve 2015

    Battle Rating: 1323 Wins: 1693 Losses: 2592

    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.

  264. Schizo Maduro cigar

    264. Schizo Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1322 Wins: 1199 Losses: 2696

    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).

  265. Warped Don Reynaldo Regalos cigar

    265. Don Reynaldo Regalos

    Battle Rating: 1320 Wins: 5190 Losses: 5335

    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.

  266. Perdomo Habano cigar

    266. Perdomo Habano Connecticut

    Battle Rating: 1320 Wins: 4901 Losses: 6597

    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.

  267. Illusione Haut 10 cigar

    267. Haut 10

    Battle Rating: 1320 Wins: 1238 Losses: 1421

    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.

  268. Room101 Chief Cool Arrow cigar

    268. Chief Cool Arrow

    Battle Rating: 1319 Wins: 1271 Losses: 1681

    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.

  269. Henry Clay Brevas

    269. Henry Clay

    Battle Rating: 1318 Wins: 1717 Losses: 2264

    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.

  270. Macanudo Inspirado Black cigar

    270. Macanudo Inspirado Black

    Battle Rating: 1317 Wins: 15 Losses: 36

    Macanudo Inspirado Black is the counterbalance to Inspirado White. This series focuses on inspiration, using experimental curing and fermentation techniques for a bold smoking experience.

  271. Pinar Del Rio Habano Sun Grown cigar

    271. Pinar del Río Habano Sun Grown

    Battle Rating: 1316 Wins: 4380 Losses: 6576

    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.

  272. Regius of London Black Label cigar

    272. Regius Black Label

    Battle Rating: 1316 Wins: 2805 Losses: 4037

    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.

  273. Island Jim # TWO cigar

    273. Island Jim No. 2

    Battle Rating: 1316 Wins: 1431 Losses: 1626

    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.

  274. Espinosa Crema cigar

    274. Espinosa Crema

    Battle Rating: 1316 Wins: 1421 Losses: 1497

    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.

  275. Crowned Heads Las Mareas cigar

    275. Las Mareas

    Battle Rating: 1316 Wins: 1287 Losses: 1646

    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.

  276. CAO Consigliere cigar

    276. Consigliere

    Battle Rating: 1316 Wins: 1190 Losses: 1512

    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.

  277. Cohiba Nicaragua cigar

    277. Cohiba Nicaragua

    Battle Rating: 1315 Wins: 4850 Losses: 6461

    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.

  278. Espinosa 601 La Bomba Napalm cigar

    278. 601 La Bomba Napalm

    Battle Rating: 1315 Wins: 1412 Losses: 1840

    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!

  279. Romeo Añejo cigar

    279. ROMEO Añejo

    Battle Rating: 1314 Wins: 4206 Losses: 6685

    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.

  280. Ave Maria Argentum cigar

    280. Ave Maria Argentum

    Battle Rating: 1314 Wins: 1284 Losses: 1357

    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.

  281. Toraño Exodus cigar

    281. Toraño Exodus

    Battle Rating: 1313 Wins: 1062 Losses: 1374

    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.

  282. Asylum Medulla Oblongata cigar

    282. Medulla Oblongata

    Battle Rating: 1312 Wins: 21 Losses: 47

    Medulla Oblongata by Asylum Cigars explores the two sides of the human brain. For this release, each cigar vitola is offered in a round (Medulla) and box-pressed (Oblongata) shape. 50-count boxes are split down the center, offering both the Medulla and Oblongata.

  283. Sindicato cigar

    283. Sindicato

    Battle Rating: 1311 Wins: 4923 Losses: 6105

    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.

  284. Gurkha Ghost cigar

    284. Gurkha Ghost

    Battle Rating: 1311 Wins: 4196 Losses: 7438

    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.

  285. Cohiba Blue cigar

    285. Cohiba Blue

    Battle Rating: 1311 Wins: 168 Losses: 300

    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.

  286. NUb Maduro cigar

    286. NUb Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1310 Wins: 1990 Losses: 2640

    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.

  287. BLK WKS Studio Boondocks Saint cigar

    287. Boondocks Saint

    Battle Rating: 1310 Wins: 1089 Losses: 1495

    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.

  288. Por Larrañaga Petit Coronas cigar

    288. Por Larrañaga Petit Coronas

    Battle Rating: 1310 Wins: 202 Losses: 251

    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.

  289. Nomad Esteli Lot 8613 cigar

    289. Nomad Esteli Lot 8613

    Battle Rating: 1308 Wins: 4719 Losses: 6181

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

  290. Macanudo Inspirado White cigar

    290. Macanudo Inspirado White

    Battle Rating: 1308 Wins: 10 Losses: 26

    Macanudo Inspirado White is part of the Inspirado series, made as a counterbalance to Inspirado Black. The blend focuses on a diverse selection of well-aged tobaccos, aiming for a supremely creamy and complex experience.

  291. Rocky Patel Tabaquero Hamlet Paredes cigar

    291. Tabaquero Hamlet Paredes

    Battle Rating: 1307 Wins: 5222 Losses: 5988

    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.

  292. Cohiba "Red Dot" cigar

    292. Cohiba

    Battle Rating: 1307 Wins: 1328 Losses: 1837

    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.

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

    293. Big Papi

    Battle Rating: 1307 Wins: 1083 Losses: 1405

    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.

  294. Serino 20th Anniversary Royale XX Maduro cigar

    294. Serino Royale Maduro XX

    Battle Rating: 1307 Wins: 530 Losses: 690

    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.

  295. La Barba Purple cigar

    295. La Barba Purple

    Battle Rating: 1306 Wins: 1120 Losses: 1420

    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.

  296. Gurkha Heritage cigar

    296. Gurkha Heritage

    Battle Rating: 1305 Wins: 3449 Losses: 7770

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

  297. Vegueros Cuban cigar

    297. Vegueros

    Battle Rating: 1305 Wins: 3823 Losses: 6768

    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.

  298. La Gran Llave cigar

    298. La Gran Llave

    Battle Rating: 1305 Wins: 1339 Losses: 1750

    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.

  299. L'Atelier Identité cigar

    299. Identité

    Battle Rating: 1305 Wins: 180 Losses: 276

    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.

  300. Henry Clay Stalk Cut cigar

    300. Henry Clay Stalk Cut

    Battle Rating: 1301 Wins: 1626 Losses: 2299

    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.

  301. Sindicato Particulares cigar

    301. Particulares

    Battle Rating: 1301 Wins: 1226 Losses: 1497

    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.

  302. E.P. Carrillo INCH Colorado cigar

    302. INCH Colorado

    Battle Rating: 1300 Wins: 1253 Losses: 1613

    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.

  303. La Barba Red cigar

    303. La Barba Red

    Battle Rating: 1300 Wins: 1237 Losses: 1495

    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.).

  304. D'Crossier Golden Blend Aged 10 Years cigar

    304. Golden Blend Aged 10 Years

    Battle Rating: 1299 Wins: 5149 Losses: 5436

    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.

  305. Drew Estate Kentucky Fire Cured Swamp Thang cigar

    305. Kentucky Fire Cured Swamp Thang

    Battle Rating: 1299 Wins: 82 Losses: 133

    Kentucky Fire Cured Swamp Thang is an unusual blend from Drew Estate’s MUWAT sub-brand, showcasing a contrast of fire-cured tobaccos and a candela wrapper. This is intended to be a sweeter, more approachable variant of the original MUWAT Kentucky Fire Cured cigar.

  306. Perdomo Reserve 10th Anniversary Champagne cigar

    306. Perdomo Reserve Champagne

    Battle Rating: 1298 Wins: 2226 Losses: 2478

    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.

  307. Camacho Connecticut cigar

    307. Camacho Connecticut

    Battle Rating: 1298 Wins: 1582 Losses: 1943

    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.

  308. Quesada Fonseca Nicaragua cigar

    308. Fonseca Nicaragua

    Battle Rating: 1298 Wins: 1227 Losses: 1550

    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.

  309. Room101 Master Collection Three cigar

    309. Master Collection Three

    Battle Rating: 1297 Wins: 4589 Losses: 6219

    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.

  310. Leccia Tobacco Black cigar

    310. Leccia Black

    Battle Rating: 1297 Wins: 2988 Losses: 3295

    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.

  311. Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Umbagog cigar

    311. Umbagog

    Battle Rating: 1297 Wins: 26 Losses: 62

    Umbagog is Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust owner Steve Saka’s take on a value-priced cigar. Umbagog is based on the Mi Querida cigar blend, using tobaccos that didn’t make the cut in order to offer an affordable cigar that smokes above its price point.

  312. Warped Corto cigar

    312. Corto

    Battle Rating: 1295 Wins: 3575 Losses: 4037

    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.

  313. Quesada Fonseca cigar

    313. Fonseca

    Battle Rating: 1295 Wins: 1322 Losses: 1893

    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.

  314. Illusione Singularé 2013 Rose Croix cigar

    314. Singularé 2013 Rose Croix

    Battle Rating: 1295 Wins: 652 Losses: 718

    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.

  315. Room101 Ichiban cigar

    315. Ichiban

    Battle Rating: 1293 Wins: 1653 Losses: 2771

    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.

  316. Illusione ~eccj~ 20th cigar

    316. ~eccj~ 20th

    Battle Rating: 1292 Wins: 1461 Losses: 1635

    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.

  317. CLE Connecticut cigar

    317. CLE Connecticut

    Battle Rating: 1289 Wins: 1567 Losses: 2529

    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.

  318. Room101 OSOK One Shot One Kill

    318. OSOK

    Battle Rating: 1286 Wins: 5734 Losses: 6050

    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.

  319. Gran Habano Corojo #5 cigar

    319. Gran Habano Corojo #5

    Battle Rating: 1286 Wins: 1618 Losses: 2560

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

  320. Protocol cigar

    320. Protocol

    Battle Rating: 1284 Wins: 5333 Losses: 5715

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

  321. 321. CroMagnon Fomorian

    Battle Rating: 1281 Wins: 4036 Losses: 7275

    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).

  322. Curivari Buenaventura cigar

    322. Buenaventura

    Battle Rating: 1281 Wins: 1801 Losses: 2403

    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.

  323. Room101 San Andrés cigar

    323. Room101 San Andrés

    Battle Rating: 1280 Wins: 1801 Losses: 1998

    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.

  324. Gurkha Legend cigar

    324. Gurkha Legend

    Battle Rating: 1278 Wins: 1269 Losses: 2100

    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.

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

    325. L′Esprit de Vérité Robusto 2008 Vintage

    Battle Rating: 1277 Wins: 4974 Losses: 5875

    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.

  326. Tatuaje Anarchy Microblend cigar

    326. Anarchy

    Battle Rating: 1277 Wins: 5179 Losses: 5652

    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.

  327. HOYO by Hoyo de Monterrey

    327. HOYO

    Battle Rating: 1277 Wins: 1271 Losses: 1973

    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.

  328. La Barba One and Only cigar

    328. One and Only

    Battle Rating: 1277 Wins: 880 Losses: 1065

    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.

  329. Yargüera H. Upmann cigar

    329. Yargüera H. Upmann

    Battle Rating: 1272 Wins: 1343 Losses: 2040

    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.

  330. Warped El Oso Ursus cigar

    330. El Oso Ursus

    Battle Rating: 1270 Wins: 960 Losses: 1084

    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.

  331. Por Larrañaga Picadores cigar

    331. Por Larrañaga Picadores

    Battle Rating: 1269 Wins: 197 Losses: 281

    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.

  332. La Palina Bill's Blend TAA 2016 cigar

    332. La Palina Bill’s Blend

    Battle Rating: 1268 Wins: 1403 Losses: 1687

    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.

  333. Foundry Chillin' Moose cigar

    333. Chillin’ Moose

    Battle Rating: 1266 Wins: 1157 Losses: 1893

    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. Ventura Cigar Co. Archetype Initiation cigar

    334. Archetype Initiation

    Battle Rating: 1266 Wins: 241 Losses: 435

    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.

  335. Sindicato Hex cigar

    335. Hex

    Battle Rating: 1264 Wins: 4007 Losses: 6927

    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.

  336. Gurkha The Beast cigar

    336. The Beast

    Battle Rating: 1263 Wins: 1423 Losses: 2490

    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.

  337. Room101 Big Delicious cigar

    337. Big Delicious

    Battle Rating: 1262 Wins: 4008 Losses: 6539

    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.

  338. Nestor Miranda Habano cigar

    338. Nestor Miranda Habano

    Battle Rating: 1254 Wins: 4477 Losses: 6672

    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.

  339. Room101 The Big Payback cigar

    339. The Big Payback

    Battle Rating: 1250 Wins: 4848 Losses: 6406

    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.

  340. Ortega Serie D Natural cigar

    340. Ortega Serie D Natural

    Battle Rating: 1243 Wins: 5479 Losses: 6138

    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.

  341. Flor de Rafael Gonzalez Marquez cigar

    341. Flor de Rafael González Márquez

    Battle Rating: 1243 Wins: 4006 Losses: 6726

    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.

  342. Foundry Chillin' Moose Too cigar

    342. Chillin’ Moose Too

    Battle Rating: 1243 Wins: 1086 Losses: 1791

    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.

  343. Arandoza Red Label cigar

    343. Arandoza Red Label

    Battle Rating: 1241 Wins: 4079 Losses: 6671

    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.

  344. CAO La Traviata cigar

    344. La Traviata

    Battle Rating: 1241 Wins: 1660 Losses: 2580

    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.

  345. La Sirena Merlion cigar

    345. Merlion

    Battle Rating: 1239 Wins: 4193 Losses: 6788

    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.

  346. E.P. Carrillo New Wave Connecticut cigar

    346. New Wave Connecticut

    Battle Rating: 1232 Wins: 1273 Losses: 1837

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

  347. Onyx Reserve cigar

    347. Onyx Reserve

    Battle Rating: 1231 Wins: 4114 Losses: 7263

    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.

  348. Nat Sherman Epoca cigar

    348. Epoca

    Battle Rating: 1231 Wins: 3427 Losses: 4622

    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.

  349. Room101 The Big Payback Connecticut cigar

    349. The Big Payback Connecticut

    Battle Rating: 1227 Wins: 1356 Losses: 2274

    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.

  350. Leccia Luchador El Gringo cigar

    350. Luchador El Gringo

    Battle Rating: 1223 Wins: 4410 Losses: 6587

    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.

  351. ACID Kuba Kuba cigar

    351. ACID Kuba Kuba

    Battle Rating: 1215 Wins: 1823 Losses: 4233

    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.

  352. Maya Selva Flor de Selva Connecticut cigar

    352. Flor de Selva Connecticut

    Battle Rating: 1207 Wins: 4278 Losses: 6739

    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.

  353. Asylum 13 Ogre cigar

    353. Asylum 13 Ogre

    Battle Rating: 1202 Wins: 4024 Losses: 7490

    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.

  354. Nomad Martial Law cigar

    354. Martial Law

    Battle Rating: 1198 Wins: 474 Losses: 783

    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.

  355. Isla del Sol cigar

    355. Isla del Sol

    Battle Rating: 1174 Wins: 1154 Losses: 2570

    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.

  356. Espinosa La Zona Connecticut cigar

    356. La Zona Connecticut

    Battle Rating: 1157 Wins: 4354 Losses: 6970

    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.

  357. Acid Cold Infusion cigar

    357. Acid Cold Infusion

    Battle Rating: 1138 Wins: 2821 Losses: 8551

    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.

  358. Sindicato Maniac cigar

    358. Maniac

    Battle Rating: 1111 Wins: 956 Losses: 1999

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

  359. MoyaRuiz Pickle Juice cigar

    359. Pickle Juice

    Battle Rating: 1110 Wins: 1116 Losses: 2637

    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.

  360. Ortega Wild Bunch Warrior Joe cigar

    360. Wild Bunch: Warrior Joe

    Battle Rating: 1074 Wins: 984 Losses: 2218

    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.