1. Southern Draw Jacobs Ladder cigar

    1. Jacobs Ladder

    Battle Rating: 1498 Wins: 3818 Losses: 3718

    Jacobs Ladder is the most full-boded release from Souther Draw Cigars to date. The blend is “maduro heavy,” highlighted by a Pennsylvania Broadleaf wrapper that surrounds a Nicaraguan-based double ligero filler recipe. Cigar Dojo awarded Jacobs Ladder the No. 4 Cigar of the Year for 2017.

  2. AVO Syncro Nicaragua cigar

    2. AVO Syncro Nicaragua

    Battle Rating: 1493 Wins: 11188 Losses: 8715

    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.

  3. AJ Fernandez Enclave cigar

    3. AJ Fernandez Enclave

    Battle Rating: 1490 Wins: 11165 Losses: 9082

    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.

  4. Tatuaje TAA 2012 cigar

    4. Tatuaje TAA 2012

    Battle Rating: 1474 Wins: 9142 Losses: 6196

    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.

  5. El Güegüense cigar by Foundation Cigar Co.

    5. El Güegüense

    Battle Rating: 1473 Wins: 10154 Losses: 8810

    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.

  6. Fuente Fuente OpusX Angel's Share cigar

    6. Fuente Fuente OpusX Angel’s Share

    Battle Rating: 1473 Wins: 5706 Losses: 4771

    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. Crowned Heads La Imperiosa cigar

    7. La Imperiosa

    Battle Rating: 1471 Wins: 6404 Losses: 5384

    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.

  8. Tatuaje Cojonu 2009 cigar

    8. Tatuaje Cojonu 2009 Reserva

    Battle Rating: 1468 Wins: 7782 Losses: 5937

    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.

  9. RoMa Craft CroMagnon cigar

    9. CroMagnon

    Battle Rating: 1466 Wins: 4856 Losses: 4505

    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.

  10. CAO Amazon Anaconda cigar

    10. Amazon Anaconda

    Battle Rating: 1465 Wins: 4264 Losses: 4148

    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.

  11. Matt Booth Caldwell Hit & Run cigar

    11. Hit & Run

    Battle Rating: 1464 Wins: 3709 Losses: 3619

    Hit & Run is the first collaborative effort between the creative minds of Room101 (Matt Booth) and Caldwell Cigar Company (Robert Caldwell). Hit & Run showcases a softer side for Booth, whom is known for heavy-hitting Honduran blends. The cigars were limited to 100,000 (between 5 sizes) for 2017.

  12. Fuente Fuente OpusX Lost City cigar

    12. Fuente Fuente OpusX Lost City

    Battle Rating: 1463 Wins: 6584 Losses: 4119

    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.

  13. La Hacienda by Warped Cigars

    13. La Hacienda

    Battle Rating: 1461 Wins: 8346 Losses: 8202

    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.

  14. Espinosa Laranja Reserva cigar

    14. Laranja Reserva

    Battle Rating: 1460 Wins: 11157 Losses: 8029

    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.

  15. La Aroma de Cuba Mi Amor cigar

    15. La Aroma de Cuba Mi Amor

    Battle Rating: 1459 Wins: 7237 Losses: 4850

    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.

  16. My Father Jaime Garcia Reserva Especial cigar

    16. Jaime Garcia Reserva Especial

    Battle Rating: 1458 Wins: 5077 Losses: 3771

    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.

  17. Caldwell Eastern Standard cigar

    17. Eastern Standard

    Battle Rating: 1457 Wins: 7257 Losses: 6339

    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.

  18. Warped Flor Del Valle cigar

    18. Flor del Valle

    Battle Rating: 1457 Wins: 5863 Losses: 5617

    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.

  19. Tatuaje 10th Anniversary cigar

    19. Tatuaje 10th Anniversary

    Battle Rating: 1454 Wins: 5166 Losses: 4541

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

  20. La Barba Purple cigar

    20. La Barba Purple

    Battle Rating: 1454 Wins: 5164 Losses: 5515

    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.

  21. Caldwell All Out Kings cigar

    21. All Out Kings

    Battle Rating: 1454 Wins: 4436 Losses: 4133

    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.

  22. Southern Draw Firethorn cigar

    22. Southern Draw Firethorn

    Battle Rating: 1453 Wins: 4483 Losses: 5801

    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.

  23. My Father Le Bijou 1922 cigar

    23. Le Bijou 1922

    Battle Rating: 1453 Wins: 5703 Losses: 3510

    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.

  24. Tatuaje Black Label Corona Gorda 2013 cigar

    24. Tatuaje Black Label Corona Gorda 2013

    Battle Rating: 1452 Wins: 6321 Losses: 4495

    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.

  25. Joya Red cigar by Joya de Nicaragua

    25. Joya Red

    Battle Rating: 1451 Wins: 8907 Losses: 9739

    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

  26. Sensei's Sensational Sarsaparilla cigar

    26. Sarsaparilla

    Battle Rating: 1451 Wins: 8941 Losses: 8098

    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.

  27. Partagas Aniversario 170 cigar

    27. Partagas 170

    Battle Rating: 1451 Wins: 3299 Losses: 3964

    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.

  28. Quesada 40th Anniversary cigar

    28. Quesada 40th Anniversary

    Battle Rating: 1450 Wins: 8277 Losses: 8107

    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.

  29. Fratello Bianco cigar

    29. Fratello Bianco

    Battle Rating: 1450 Wins: 5466 Losses: 6182

    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.

  30. Fuente Fuente OpusX Belicoso XXX cigar

    30. Fuente Fuente OpusX Belicoso XXX

    Battle Rating: 1449 Wins: 9635 Losses: 5321

    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.

  31. Arturo Fuente Hemingway Short Story Maduro cigar

    31. Hemingway Short Story Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1449 Wins: 6796 Losses: 5029

    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.

  32. Oliva Serie V Melanio cigar

    32. Oliva Serie V Melanio

    Battle Rating: 1449 Wins: 6753 Losses: 4079

    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.

  33. Sensei's Sensational Sarsaparilla II cigar

    33. Sensei’s Sensational Sarsaparilla II

    Battle Rating: 1449 Wins: 5408 Losses: 5314

    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.

  34. Protocol cigar

    34. Protocol

    Battle Rating: 1448 Wins: 8441 Losses: 8817

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

  35. La Palina Mr. Sam cigar

    35. Mr. Sam

    Battle Rating: 1448 Wins: 8373 Losses: 7652

    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.

  36. RoMa Craft Tobac Neanderthal cigar

    36. Neanderthal

    Battle Rating: 1448 Wins: 8820 Losses: 7443

    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.

  37. Camacho American Barrel-Aged cigar

    37. American Barrel-Aged

    Battle Rating: 1448 Wins: 7569 Losses: 6262

    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.

  38. Partagas Serie D No. 4 cigar

    38. Partagás Serie D

    Battle Rating: 1447 Wins: 10971 Losses: 8738

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

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

    39. L′Esprit de Vérité Robusto 2008 Vintage

    Battle Rating: 1447 Wins: 8750 Losses: 9698

    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.

  40. Room101 San Andrés cigar

    40. Room101 San Andrés

    Battle Rating: 1447 Wins: 3635 Losses: 3858

    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.

  41. Foundry Tobacco Company Time Flies cigar

    41. Time Flies

    Battle Rating: 1447 Wins: 4304 Losses: 4543

    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.

  42. Jericho Hill cigar

    42. Jericho Hill

    Battle Rating: 1446 Wins: 10215 Losses: 7744

    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.

  43. Davidoff Yamasá cigar

    43. Davidoff Yamasá

    Battle Rating: 1446 Wins: 5875 Losses: 5171

    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.

  44. Punch Rare Corojo cigar

    44. Rare Corojo

    Battle Rating: 1445 Wins: 3630 Losses: 3783

    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.

  45. RoMa Crfat Tobac Intemperance BA XXI cigar

    45. Intemperance BA XXI

    Battle Rating: 1444 Wins: 8876 Losses: 8439

    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.

  46. Tatuaje Reserva RC184 cigar

    46. Tatuaje Reserva RC184

    Battle Rating: 1444 Wins: 5175 Losses: 4991

    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.

  47. Plasencia Alma Fuerte cigar

    47. Plasencia Alma Fuerte

    Battle Rating: 1444 Wins: 4777 Losses: 4627

    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.

  48. Drew Estate Undercrown DOGMA cigar

    48. Undercrown DOGMA

    Battle Rating: 1443 Wins: 11818 Losses: 8497

    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.

  49. Quesada Reserva Privada Oscuro cigar

    49. Quesada Reserva Privada Oscuro

    Battle Rating: 1443 Wins: 5273 Losses: 4990

    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.

  50. Crowned Heads Four Kicks cigar

    50. Four Kicks

    Battle Rating: 1442 Wins: 6401 Losses: 6145

    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.

  51. CAO Flathead cigar

    51. Flathead

    Battle Rating: 1442 Wins: 4104 Losses: 4016

    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?

  52. Padrón 1926 Serie maduro cigar

    52. Padrón 1926 Serie – Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1442 Wins: 6220 Losses: 5104

    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.

  53. My Father Flor de Las Antillas cigar

    53. Flor de las Antillas

    Battle Rating: 1441 Wins: 10677 Losses: 8253

    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.

  54. RoMa Craft Whiskey Rebellion 1794 Cigar Dojo cigar

    54. Whiskey Rebellion 1794 – Cigar Dojo

    Battle Rating: 1441 Wins: 5807 Losses: 5293

    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.

  55. ROMEO 505 Nicaragua cigar

    55. ROMEO 505 Nicaragua

    Battle Rating: 1441 Wins: 3006 Losses: 3036

    ROMEO 505 Nicaragua is the only Romeo y Julieta cigar to be made in Nicaragua using 100% Nicaraguan tobaccos. The blend follows in the footsteps of the 2012 introduction of ROMEO, a modernization of the classic RyJ brand. 505 is medium to full-bodied and boasts a Nicaraguan profile of earth, toast, dried fruit, wood, and leather.

  56. Caldwell The Last Tsar cigar

    56. The Last Tsar

    Battle Rating: 1440 Wins: 5770 Losses: 5959

    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.

  57. Cubariqueño Cigar Co. Protocol Probable Cause cigar

    57. Protocol Probable Cause

    Battle Rating: 1438 Wins: 5236 Losses: 5187

    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.

  58. LFD Andalusian Bull cigar

    58. Andalusian Bull

    Battle Rating: 1438 Wins: 5855 Losses: 5275

    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.

  59. La Gloria Cubana Colección Reserva cigar

    59. La Gloria Cubana Colección Reserva

    Battle Rating: 1438 Wins: 3580 Losses: 3542

    La Gloria Cubana Colección Reserva is a special collaboration between Ernesto Pérez-Carrillo (original creator of the LGC brand) and General Cigar Co. (the current owner of the name). Colección Reserva marks the brand’s 25th anniversary, with Carrillo handling production in-house at his Tabacalera La Alianza factory in the DR.

  60. La Palina Goldie Laguito No. 2 cigar

    60. Goldie Laguito No. 2

    Battle Rating: 1435 Wins: 8186 Losses: 7366

    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.

  61. Padrón 1964 Anniversary Series Natural cigar 1 star

    61. Padrón 1964 Anniversary Series – Natural

    Battle Rating: 1435 Wins: 5888 Losses: 4334

    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.

  62. Herrera Estelí TAA Exclusive cigar

    62. Herrera Estelí TAA Exclusive 2016

    Battle Rating: 1434 Wins: 5183 Losses: 4537

    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.

  63. La Barba One and Only cigar

    63. One and Only

    Battle Rating: 1434 Wins: 4991 Losses: 5231

    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.

  64. Romeo y Julieta 1875 cigar

    64. Romeo y Julieta 1875

    Battle Rating: 1433 Wins: 5045 Losses: 6065

    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.

  65. Ramón Allones cigar

    65. Ramón Allones

    Battle Rating: 1432 Wins: 9944 Losses: 9269

    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.

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

    66. The Oscar

    Battle Rating: 1432 Wins: 5516 Losses: 5429

    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.

  67. Cornelius & Anthony Señor Esugars cigar

    67. Señor Esugars

    Battle Rating: 1432 Wins: 3052 Losses: 3063

    Señor Esugars is the first brand from Cornelius & Anthony to make use of a Mexican maduro wrapper. As with other cigars in the C&A lineup, Esugars is produced at the burgeoning La Zona factory in Estelí (of Espinosa Premium Cigars fame).

  68. Room101 Master Collection Three cigar

    68. Master Collection Three

    Battle Rating: 1431 Wins: 7010 Losses: 8689

    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.

  69. Illusione Rothchildes cigar

    69. Illusione *R* Rothchildes

    Battle Rating: 1431 Wins: 6511 Losses: 5861

    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.

  70. Warped Maestro del Tiempo 6102R cigar

    70. Maestro del Tiempo 6102R

    Battle Rating: 1431 Wins: 5519 Losses: 5450

    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.

  71. Casa Fernandez Guardian of the Farm cigar

    71. Guardian of the Farm

    Battle Rating: 1431 Wins: 3011 Losses: 3008

    Guardian of the Farm debuted in 2016 as a collaboration between Max Fernandez (of Casa Fernandez) and Kyle Gellis (of Warped Cigars). Unlike many other brands under Casa Fernandez, Guardian of the Farm takes on a modern look that is much more akin to Warped Cigars’ style. The blend is Nicaraguan puro, inspired from the owner’s dogs that guard the legendary AGANORSA farms.

  72. Espinosa 601 Blue Label maduro cigar

    72. 601 Blue Label

    Battle Rating: 1430 Wins: 8471 Losses: 8948

    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.

  73. Drew Estate Liga Privada No. 9 cigar 2 stars

    73. Liga Privada No. 9

    Battle Rating: 1430 Wins: 10669 Losses: 5795

    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.

  74. E.P. Carrillo La Historia cigar

    74. La Historia

    Battle Rating: 1430 Wins: 4727 Losses: 3736

    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.

  75. Crowned Heads Las Mareas cigar

    75. Las Mareas

    Battle Rating: 1430 Wins: 5294 Losses: 5770

    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.

  76. Fuente Fuente OpusX 20 Years Celebration cigar

    76. Fuente Fuente OpusX 20 Years Celebration

    Battle Rating: 1430 Wins: 5314 Losses: 4439

    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.

  77. Bolívar Cuban cigar

    77. Bolívar

    Battle Rating: 1429 Wins: 10920 Losses: 8903

    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.

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

    78. Don Carlos Eye of the Shark

    Battle Rating: 1429 Wins: 7455 Losses: 5096

    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.

  79. Ventura Cigar Co. Archetype Initiation cigar

    79. Archetype Initiation

    Battle Rating: 1429 Wins: 4282 Losses: 4605

    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.

  80. Davidoff Nicaragua cigar

    80. Davidoff Nicaragua

    Battle Rating: 1429 Wins: 4408 Losses: 4011

    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.

  81. Drew Estate Undercrown Sun Grown

    81. Undercrown Sun Grown

    Battle Rating: 1429 Wins: 4379 Losses: 4071

    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.

  82. Ramón Allones Allones Extra Edición Limitada 2011 cigar

    82. Allones Extra Edición Limitada 2011

    Battle Rating: 1428 Wins: 5260 Losses: 5089

    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.

  83. Arturo Fuente Añejo No. 77 the Shark cigar

    83. Añejo No. 77 “Shark”

    Battle Rating: 1427 Wins: 10960 Losses: 7168

    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.

  84. Illusione "Original Documents" cigar

    84. Illusione “Original Documents”

    Battle Rating: 1427 Wins: 4838 Losses: 4973

    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.

  85. Foundation Cigar Company The Tabernacle cigar

    85. The Tabernacle

    Battle Rating: 1427 Wins: 5844 Losses: 5448

    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.

  86. Ramón Allones Superiores cigar

    86. Ramón Allones Superiores

    Battle Rating: 1426 Wins: 9758 Losses: 9139

    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!

  87. Warped Futuro cigar

    87. Futuro

    Battle Rating: 1426 Wins: 9399 Losses: 9571

    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”.

  88. Rocky Patel Prohibition Mexican San Andreas Maduro cigar

    88. Prohibition – San Andreas Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1426 Wins: 7839 Losses: 9167

    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.

  89. La Aurora Preferidos Maduro cigar

    89. La Aurora Preferidos Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1426 Wins: 3938 Losses: 3839

    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.

  90. La Palina Bill's Blend TAA 2016 cigar

    90. La Palina Bill’s Blend

    Battle Rating: 1426 Wins: 4996 Losses: 5355

    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.

  91. Tatuaje Seleccion de Cazador cigar

    91. Seleccion de Cazador

    Battle Rating: 1426 Wins: 4303 Losses: 4239

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

  92. Pappy Van Winkle Tradition cigar

    92. Pappy Van Winkle Tradition

    Battle Rating: 1425 Wins: 4036 Losses: 3930

    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.

  93. Camacho Powerband cigar

    93. Camacho Powerband

    Battle Rating: 1424 Wins: 4981 Losses: 4973

    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.

  94. 1502 XO cigar

    94. 1502 XO

    Battle Rating: 1423 Wins: 4223 Losses: 4324

    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.

  95. Illusione Singularé 2013 Rose Croix cigar

    95. Singularé 2013 Rose Croix

    Battle Rating: 1423 Wins: 4711 Losses: 4833

    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.

  96. Padrón 1964 Anniversary Series maduro cigar

    96. Padrón 1964 Anniversary Series – Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1422 Wins: 10305 Losses: 6197

    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.

  97. Crowned Heads J.D. Howard Reserve cigar

    97. J.D. Howard Reserve

    Battle Rating: 1422 Wins: 4707 Losses: 5564

    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.

  98. La Gloria Cubana Serie R cigar

    98. La Gloria Cubana Serie R

    Battle Rating: 1422 Wins: 5029 Losses: 4448

    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.

  99. Curivari Buenaventura cigar

    99. Buenaventura

    Battle Rating: 1422 Wins: 3475 Losses: 4160

    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.

  100. Edition One Cloud Hopper cigar

    100. Cloud Hopper

    Battle Rating: 1422 Wins: 3845 Losses: 3882

    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.

  101. Padrón 1926 Serie No. 90 maduro cigar

    101. Padrón 1926 Serie No. 90 – Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1421 Wins: 5939 Losses: 4970

    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.

  102. New World by AJ Fernandez cigar

    102. New World

    Battle Rating: 1420 Wins: 6277 Losses: 4549

    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.

  103. Padrón Series - Maduro cigar

    103. Padrón Series – Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1420 Wins: 6041 Losses: 4313

    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.

  104. Ashton Aged Maduro cigar

    104. Ashton Aged Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1420 Wins: 4178 Losses: 3853

    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.

  105. Tatuaje Reserva K 222 cigar

    105. Tatuaje Reserva K 222

    Battle Rating: 1420 Wins: 5413 Losses: 4917

    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.

  106. Espinosa Habano cigar

    106. Espinosa Habano

    Battle Rating: 1419 Wins: 8821 Losses: 7866

    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.

  107. Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Mi Querida cigar

    107. Mi Querida

    Battle Rating: 1419 Wins: 5990 Losses: 5316

    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.

  108. Hoyo La Amistad cigar

    108. Hoyo La Amistad

    Battle Rating: 1419 Wins: 5605 Losses: 5355

    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.

  109. Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Sobremesa cigar

    109. Sobremesa

    Battle Rating: 1418 Wins: 7959 Losses: 5119

    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.

  110. Tatuaje TAA 2016 cigar

    110. Tatuaje TAA 2016

    Battle Rating: 1418 Wins: 5798 Losses: 5186

    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.

  111. Matilde Quadrata cigar

    111. Matilde Quadrata

    Battle Rating: 1417 Wins: 5396 Losses: 5233

    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.

  112. Eiroa The First 20 Years cigar

    112. EIROA The First 20 Years

    Battle Rating: 1417 Wins: 5451 Losses: 5188

    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.

  113. Davidoff 702 Series Special R cigar

    113. Davidoff 702 Series – Special R

    Battle Rating: 1417 Wins: 5011 Losses: 4504

    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.

  114. Cohiba Robusto Cuban cigar

    114. Cohiba Robusto

    Battle Rating: 1417 Wins: 4812 Losses: 4356

    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.

  115. Quesada Reserva Privada cigar

    115. Quesada Reserva Privada

    Battle Rating: 1416 Wins: 9669 Losses: 9553

    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.

  116. La Palina Red Label cigar

    116. La Palina Red Label

    Battle Rating: 1416 Wins: 8829 Losses: 9262

    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.

  117. Montecristo No. 2 cigar

    117. Montecristo No. 2

    Battle Rating: 1416 Wins: 9869 Losses: 7230

    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.

  118. Herrera Estelí cigar

    118. Herrera Estelí

    Battle Rating: 1416 Wins: 6391 Losses: 4324

    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.

  119. Liga Privada T52 cigar

    119. Liga Privada T52

    Battle Rating: 1416 Wins: 4905 Losses: 4236

    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.

  120. Cohiba Blue cigar

    120. Cohiba Blue

    Battle Rating: 1416 Wins: 4071 Losses: 4337

    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.

  121. Room101 The Big Payback cigar

    121. The Big Payback

    Battle Rating: 1415 Wins: 8884 Losses: 10473

    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.

  122. La Flor Dominicana La Nox cigar

    122. La Nox

    Battle Rating: 1415 Wins: 5891 Losses: 5425

    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.

  123. Warped El Oso Ursus cigar

    123. El Oso Ursus

    Battle Rating: 1415 Wins: 4856 Losses: 5030

    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.

  124. J.R.E. Aladino Lancero cigar

    124. Aladino

    Battle Rating: 1415 Wins: 2981 Losses: 3035

    Aladino is the preeminent line from JRE Tobacco Company, a Honduran-based brand owned by Julio R. Eiroa and his son Justo. The cigar is built from 100% Honduran Corojo tobacco, all harvested from Julio’s acclaimed Eiroa Tobacco Farm, located in the Jamastran Valley. Aladino is medium-bodied, showcasing a classic flavor profile that is said to be similar to Cuban cigars of the 1950s.

  125. Tatuaje Havana VI Verocu cigar

    125. Havana VI Verocu

    Battle Rating: 1414 Wins: 6638 Losses: 5517

    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.

  126. Cohiba Siglo II cigar

    126. Siglo II

    Battle Rating: 1414 Wins: 6259 Losses: 5320

    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.

  127. Joya de Nicaragua Cuatro Cinco cigar

    127. Cuatro Cinco Reserva Especial

    Battle Rating: 1414 Wins: 5927 Losses: 5459

    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.

  128. Altadis USA Montecristo cigar

    128. Montecristo (Dominican Republic)

    Battle Rating: 1414 Wins: 3372 Losses: 3993

    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.

  129. Padrón Family Reserve 50 Years maduro cigar

    129. Family Reserve 50 Years – Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1414 Wins: 4989 Losses: 3243

    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.

  130. Cubariqueño Protocol Themis cigar

    130. Protocol Themis

    Battle Rating: 1414 Wins: 3597 Losses: 3609

    Protocol Themis is the 3rd cigar introduced by boutique brand Cubariqueño Cigar Company. Themis uses a Connecticut shade wrapper over Nicaraguan fillers and is produced at the La Zona factory in Estelí. Themis is mild/medium in body and known for offering great balance.

  131. Perdomo Habano cigar

    131. Perdomo Habano Connecticut

    Battle Rating: 1413 Wins: 7806 Losses: 9556

    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.

  132. Quesada Oktoberfest 2015 Edition cigar

    132. Oktoberfest

    Battle Rating: 1413 Wins: 8840 Losses: 8703

    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.

  133. Tatuaje Fausto cigar

    133. Fausto

    Battle Rating: 1413 Wins: 5351 Losses: 6183

    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.”

  134. Aging Room Small Batch M356 cigar

    134. Aging Room M356

    Battle Rating: 1413 Wins: 6436 Losses: 5355

    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.

  135. Espinosa 601 La Bomba Napalm cigar

    135. 601 La Bomba Napalm

    Battle Rating: 1413 Wins: 4835 Losses: 5280

    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!

  136. A.J. Fernandez Bellas Artes cigar

    136. Bellas Artes

    Battle Rating: 1413 Wins: 5688 Losses: 5255

    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.

  137. Padrón Dámaso cigar

    137. Padrón Dámaso

    Battle Rating: 1412 Wins: 8842 Losses: 8271

    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.

  138. MBombay Corojo Oscuro cigar

    138. MBombay Corojo Oscuro

    Battle Rating: 1412 Wins: 5121 Losses: 4961

    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.

  139. Maestro del Tiempo 5205 cigar

    139. Maestro del Tiempo 5205

    Battle Rating: 1412 Wins: 5619 Losses: 5533

    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.

  140. Crowned Heads Las Calaveras Edición Limitada 2014 cigar

    140. Las Calaveras Edición Limitada 2014

    Battle Rating: 1410 Wins: 11077 Losses: 8933

    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.

  141. A. Florez 1975 Serie Privada Capa Habano cigar

    141. 1975 Serie Privada Capa Habano

    Battle Rating: 1410 Wins: 5834 Losses: 5801

    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.

  142. AVO Syncro Nicaragua Fogata cigar

    142. AVO Syncro Nicaragua Fogata

    Battle Rating: 1410 Wins: 5955 Losses: 5389

    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.

  143. Romeo Añejo cigar

    143. ROMEO Añejo

    Battle Rating: 1409 Wins: 7037 Losses: 9553

    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.

  144. Regius of London Black Label cigar

    144. Regius Black Label

    Battle Rating: 1409 Wins: 4963 Losses: 6354

    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.

  145. AJ Fernandez New World Connecticut cigar

    145. New World Connecticut

    Battle Rating: 1409 Wins: 5961 Losses: 6019

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

  146. Punch Habanos cigar

    146. Punch

    Battle Rating: 1409 Wins: 4242 Losses: 4279

    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.

  147. Camacho Imperial Stout Barrel-Aged cigar

    147. Imperial Stout Barrel-Aged

    Battle Rating: 1409 Wins: 4070 Losses: 4039

    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 .

  148. 148. Casa Cuba

    Battle Rating: 1408 Wins: 8401 Losses: 7735

    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.

  149. Cohiba Behike BHK cigar

    149. Behike BHK

    Battle Rating: 1408 Wins: 9326 Losses: 6475

    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.

  150. H. Upmann Cuban cigar

    150. H. Upmann

    Battle Rating: 1408 Wins: 5103 Losses: 5383

    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.

  151. Illusione Maduro cigar

    151. Illusione Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1408 Wins: 3923 Losses: 3858

    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.

  152. Davidoff Escurio 60x6 cigar

    152. Davidoff Escurio

    Battle Rating: 1408 Wins: 4499 Losses: 4085

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

  153. L'Atelier Côte d’Or cigar

    153. Côte d’Or

    Battle Rating: 1407 Wins: 6622 Losses: 6325

    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.

  154. Davidoff Nicaragua Box Pressed cigar

    154. Davidoff Nicaragua Box Pressed

    Battle Rating: 1407 Wins: 5015 Losses: 4165

    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.

  155. The T. cigar by Caldwell Booth Fernandez

    155. The T.

    Battle Rating: 1407 Wins: 3782 Losses: 3641

    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.

  156. Brick House cigar

    156. Brick House

    Battle Rating: 1406 Wins: 8504 Losses: 9526

    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.

  157. Ashton VSG Virgin Sun Grown cigar

    157. Ashton VSG

    Battle Rating: 1406 Wins: 9481 Losses: 7294

    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.

  158. Drew Estate Liga Privada Dirty Rat cigar

    158. Dirty Rat

    Battle Rating: 1406 Wins: 7258 Losses: 4953

    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.

  159. Davidoff Puro d'Oro Eminentes cigar

    159. Davidoff Puro d’Oro

    Battle Rating: 1406 Wins: 5334 Losses: 4930

    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.

  160. AJ Fernandez San Lotano Requiem Habano cigar

    160. San Lotano Requiem Habano

    Battle Rating: 1406 Wins: 4363 Losses: 4373

    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.

  161. Sindicato cigar

    161. Sindicato

    Battle Rating: 1405 Wins: 9067 Losses: 10295

    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.

  162. Rocky Patel Prohibition Connecticut Broadleaf Maduro cigar

    162. Prohibition – Connecticut Broadleaf Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1405 Wins: 7782 Losses: 9080

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

  163. Hoyo de Monterrey Epicure No. 2 cigar

    163. Hoyo de Monterrey Épicure No. 2

    Battle Rating: 1405 Wins: 9415 Losses: 7502

    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.

  164. Caldwell Savages cigar

    164. Savages

    Battle Rating: 1405 Wins: 5673 Losses: 5476

    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.

  165. Vegueros Cuban cigar

    165. Vegueros

    Battle Rating: 1404 Wins: 6564 Losses: 9649

    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.

  166. La Sirena Merlion cigar

    166. Merlion

    Battle Rating: 1404 Wins: 6748 Losses: 9486

    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.

  167. Drew Estate Undercrown Shade cigar

    167. Undercrown Shade

    Battle Rating: 1404 Wins: 7040 Losses: 5782

    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.

  168. Perdomo 20th Anniversary Maduro cigar

    168. Perdomo 20th Anniversary Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1404 Wins: 4916 Losses: 4339

    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.

  169. My Father cigar

    169. My Father

    Battle Rating: 1404 Wins: 5960 Losses: 3815

    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.

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

    170. The Angel’s Anvil TAA 2016

    Battle Rating: 1404 Wins: 5281 Losses: 5240

    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.

  171. Drew Estate Undercrown Flying Pig cigar

    171. Undercrown Flying Pig

    Battle Rating: 1404 Wins: 5085 Losses: 4519

    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.

  172. AVO Syncro South America Ritmo cigar

    172. AVO Syncro South America Ritmo

    Battle Rating: 1404 Wins: 4204 Losses: 4039

    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.

  173. Epic Maduro Reserva cigar

    173. Epic Maduro Reserva

    Battle Rating: 1403 Wins: 8370 Losses: 9110

    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.

  174. Leccia Tobacco Black cigar

    174. Leccia Black

    Battle Rating: 1403 Wins: 5009 Losses: 5427

    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.

  175. Oliva Connecticut Reserve cigar

    175. Oliva Connecticut Reserve

    Battle Rating: 1403 Wins: 4425 Losses: 5449

    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.

  176. Perdomo Reserve 10th Anniversary Champagne cigar

    176. Perdomo Reserve Champagne

    Battle Rating: 1403 Wins: 3962 Losses: 4260

    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.

  177. Partagás Shorts cigar

    177. Partagás Shorts

    Battle Rating: 1403 Wins: 4776 Losses: 4872

    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.

  178. Tatuaje Négociant Monopole cigar

    178. Négociant

    Battle Rating: 1403 Wins: 3961 Losses: 4033

    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.

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

    179. La Mission du L’Atelier

    Battle Rating: 1402 Wins: 11036 Losses: 9223

    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.

  180. San Cristobal Ovation cigar

    180. San Cristobal Ovation

    Battle Rating: 1402 Wins: 6035 Losses: 5179

    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.

  181. San Lotano Oval cigar by AJ Fernandez

    181. San Lotano Oval

    Battle Rating: 1402 Wins: 4192 Losses: 3888

    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.

  182. Island Jim # TWO cigar

    182. Island Jim No. 2

    Battle Rating: 1402 Wins: 5195 Losses: 5460

    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.

  183. Padrón 1926 Serie No. 90 natural cigar

    183. Padrón 1926 Serie No. 90 – Natural

    Battle Rating: 1402 Wins: 5316 Losses: 4512

    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.

  184. Joya de Nicaragua Antaño Dark Corojo cigar

    184. Antaño Dark Corojo

    Battle Rating: 1401 Wins: 4188 Losses: 4425

    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.”

  185. Espinosa 601 Red Label cigar

    185. 601 Red Label

    Battle Rating: 1400 Wins: 5199 Losses: 5493

    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.

  186. La Barba Red cigar

    186. La Barba Red

    Battle Rating: 1400 Wins: 5577 Losses: 5880

    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.).

  187. E.P. Carrillo Dusk cigar

    187. Dusk

    Battle Rating: 1400 Wins: 5524 Losses: 5779

    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.

  188. Viaje Platino cigar

    188. Viaje Platino

    Battle Rating: 1399 Wins: 7915 Losses: 9503

    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.

  189. CAO Colombia cigar

    189. CAO Colombia

    Battle Rating: 1399 Wins: 7930 Losses: 10218

    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.

  190. Ashton Symmetry cigar

    190. Ashton Symmetry

    Battle Rating: 1399 Wins: 5200 Losses: 4595

    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.

  191. Leccia Luchador El Gringo cigar

    191. Luchador El Gringo

    Battle Rating: 1398 Wins: 7317 Losses: 9677

    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.

  192. Crowned Heads Headley Grange Drumstick cigar

    192. Headley Grange Drumstick LE 2013

    Battle Rating: 1398 Wins: 4093 Losses: 4514

    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.

  193. Padrón Dámaso No. 32 cigar

    193. Padrón Dámaso No. 32

    Battle Rating: 1398 Wins: 5641 Losses: 5415

    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.

  194. Espinosa Crema cigar

    194. Espinosa Crema

    Battle Rating: 1397 Wins: 5554 Losses: 5641

    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.

  195. HOYO by Hoyo de Monterrey

    195. HOYO

    Battle Rating: 1396 Wins: 3922 Losses: 4684

    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.

  196. Warped Flor del Valle Sky Flower cigar

    196. Sky Flower

    Battle Rating: 1396 Wins: 4664 Losses: 4812

    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.

  197. Caldwell Eastern Standard Midnight Express Maduro cigar

    197. Midnight Express

    Battle Rating: 1396 Wins: 5198 Losses: 5255

    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.

  198. Partagas Heritage cigar

    198. Partagas Heritage

    Battle Rating: 1396 Wins: 4277 Losses: 4304

    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.

  199. Caldwell Blind Man's Bluff cigar

    199. Blind Man’s Bluff

    Battle Rating: 1396 Wins: 4054 Losses: 3931

    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.

  200. Arturo Fuente Casa Fuente cigar

    200. Casa Fuente

    Battle Rating: 1395 Wins: 10087 Losses: 8830

    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.

  201. Warped Don Reynaldo Regalos cigar

    201. Don Reynaldo Regalos

    Battle Rating: 1395 Wins: 6952 Losses: 7197

    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.

  202. Romeo y Julieta Wide Churchills cigar

    202. Romeo y Julieta Wide Churchills

    Battle Rating: 1395 Wins: 9339 Losses: 9707

    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.

  203. Herrera Esteli Edicion Limitada 2014 lancero cigar

    203. Herrera Esteli Edicion Limitada 2014 Lancero

    Battle Rating: 1395 Wins: 11389 Losses: 8656

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

  204. Tatuaje Anarchy Microblend cigar

    204. Anarchy

    Battle Rating: 1395 Wins: 7483 Losses: 8093

    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.

  205. Illusione Gigantes cigar

    205. Illusione *G* Gigantes

    Battle Rating: 1395 Wins: 5094 Losses: 5409

    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.

  206. San Cristobal Elegancia cigar

    206. San Cristobal Elegancia

    Battle Rating: 1395 Wins: 4432 Losses: 4544

    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.

  207. Liga Privada Papas Fritas

    207. Liga Privada Papas Fritas

    Battle Rating: 1394 Wins: 9247 Losses: 8335

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

  208. Partagas 1845

    208. Partagas 1845

    Battle Rating: 1394 Wins: 3549 Losses: 4148

    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.

  209. AJ Fernandez Last Call cigar

    209. Last Call

    Battle Rating: 1394 Wins: 4659 Losses: 4756

    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.

  210. Bombay Tobak Gaaja cigar

    210. Gaaja

    Battle Rating: 1394 Wins: 5250 Losses: 5401

    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.

  211. Flor de Rafael Gonzalez Marquez cigar

    211. Flor de Rafael González Márquez

    Battle Rating: 1393 Wins: 8021 Losses: 10890

    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.

  212. Diamond Crown Maximus cigar

    212. Diamond Crown Maximus

    Battle Rating: 1393 Wins: 3907 Losses: 3502

    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.

  213. Camacho Connecticut cigar

    213. Camacho Connecticut

    Battle Rating: 1393 Wins: 4070 Losses: 4548

    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.

  214. Espinosa 601 Green Label Oscuro cigar

    214. 601 Green Label

    Battle Rating: 1393 Wins: 3083 Losses: 3084

    601 Green Label embodies a dark and oily Nicaraguan puro profile, leaning towards the stronger side of the 601 collection. Originally released in 2007 by EO Brands, 601 Green Label is now rolled at A.J. Fernandez’s San Lotano factory for Espinosa Premium Cigars.

  215. Illusione Epernay cigar

    215. Epernay

    Battle Rating: 1392 Wins: 8178 Losses: 8647

    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.

  216. La Palina Maduro cigar

    216. La Palina Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1392 Wins: 3636 Losses: 3573

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

  217. Cornelius & Anthony Cornelius cigar

    217. Cornelius

    Battle Rating: 1392 Wins: 4911 Losses: 5126

    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.

  218. Illusione Haut 10 cigar

    218. Haut 10

    Battle Rating: 1392 Wins: 5269 Losses: 5546

    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.

  219. Liga Privada UF-13 Dark cigar

    219. Liga Privada Único Serie UF-13 Dark

    Battle Rating: 1392 Wins: 5056 Losses: 4533

    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.

  220. Serino 20th Anniversary Royale XX Maduro cigar

    220. Serino Royale Maduro XX

    Battle Rating: 1392 Wins: 4718 Losses: 4871

    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.

  221. L'Atelier Maduro cigar

    221. L’Atelier Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1391 Wins: 3808 Losses: 3644

    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.

  222. A.J. Fernandez Last Call Maduro cigar

    222. Last Call Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1391 Wins: 5516 Losses: 5453

    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.

  223. L'Atelier Identité cigar

    223. Identité

    Battle Rating: 1391 Wins: 4186 Losses: 4369

    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.

  224. NUb Maduro cigar

    224. NUb Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1390 Wins: 3651 Losses: 4429

    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.

  225. Gurkha Cellar Reserve Platinum Edition cigar

    225. Cellar Reserve Platinum Edition

    Battle Rating: 1390 Wins: 4789 Losses: 5305

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

  226. Arandoza Red Label cigar

    226. Arandoza Red Label

    Battle Rating: 1389 Wins: 7579 Losses: 10361

    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.

  227. The Rake cigar by Moya Ruiz

    227. The Rake

    Battle Rating: 1389 Wins: 8425 Losses: 8992

    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.

  228. Henry Clay Stalk Cut cigar

    228. Henry Clay Stalk Cut

    Battle Rating: 1389 Wins: 3239 Losses: 4028

    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.

  229. Room101 The Big Payback Connecticut cigar

    229. The Big Payback Connecticut

    Battle Rating: 1389 Wins: 3186 Losses: 4271

    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.

  230. Crux Guild cigar

    230. Crux Guild

    Battle Rating: 1389 Wins: 5039 Losses: 5336

    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.

  231. Crowned Heads Las Calaveras 2016 cigar

    231. Las Calaveras Edición Limitada 2016

    Battle Rating: 1389 Wins: 5805 Losses: 5315

    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.

  232. Vegas Robaina cigar

    232. Vegas Robaina

    Battle Rating: 1388 Wins: 8665 Losses: 9797

    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. L'Atelier Imports Extension de la Racine ER15 cigar

    233. L’Atelier Extension de la Racine

    Battle Rating: 1388 Wins: 4859 Losses: 5183

    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.

  234. Alec Bradley Tempus cigar

    234. Tempus

    Battle Rating: 1388 Wins: 4109 Losses: 4085

    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.

  235. Balmoral Añejo XO cigar

    235. Balmoral Añejo XO

    Battle Rating: 1388 Wins: 3614 Losses: 3681

    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.

  236. La Gran Llave cigar

    236. La Gran Llave

    Battle Rating: 1388 Wins: 4890 Losses: 5371

    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.

  237. La Palina Goldie Dalia cigar

    237. Goldie Dalia

    Battle Rating: 1388 Wins: 5045 Losses: 5155

    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.

  238. Padrón 1926 Serie natural cigar

    238. Padrón 1926 Serie – Natural

    Battle Rating: 1387 Wins: 12015 Losses: 7385

    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.

  239. BLK WKS Studio Boondocks Saint cigar

    239. Boondocks Saint

    Battle Rating: 1387 Wins: 4980 Losses: 5499

    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.

  240. E.P. Carrillo CORE Natural cigar

    240. E.P. Carrillo CORE

    Battle Rating: 1386 Wins: 3989 Losses: 3859

    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.

  241. AVO 90th Classic Covers Volume 4 cigar

    241. Classic Covers Volume 4

    Battle Rating: 1386 Wins: 4954 Losses: 4704

    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.

  242. Camacho Corojo Box-Pressed BXP cigar

    242. Camacho Corojo BXP

    Battle Rating: 1386 Wins: 4287 Losses: 4268

    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.

  243. Asylum Medulla Oblongata cigar

    243. Medulla Oblongata

    Battle Rating: 1386 Wins: 3883 Losses: 4036

    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.

  244. Camacho Corojo cigar

    244. Camacho Corojo

    Battle Rating: 1385 Wins: 8714 Losses: 9150

    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.

  245. Trinidad Fundadores cigar

    245. Trinidad Fundadores

    Battle Rating: 1385 Wins: 5395 Losses: 5397

    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.

  246. Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Umbagog cigar

    246. Umbagog

    Battle Rating: 1385 Wins: 4037 Losses: 4063

    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.

  247. Macanudo Inspirado White cigar

    247. Macanudo Inspirado White

    Battle Rating: 1385 Wins: 3820 Losses: 3981

    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.

  248. 248. Liga Privada Único Serie L40

    Battle Rating: 1384 Wins: 12034 Losses: 8523

    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.

  249. Punch Signature cigar

    249. Punch Signature

    Battle Rating: 1384 Wins: 7497 Losses: 9564

    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.

  250. Flor de D'Crossier 512 cigar

    250. Flor de D’Crossier 512

    Battle Rating: 1384 Wins: 8783 Losses: 7859

    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.

  251. Toraño Exodus cigar

    251. Toraño Exodus

    Battle Rating: 1384 Wins: 5107 Losses: 5593

    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.

  252. Fable Cigars Fourth Prime

    252. Fourth Prime

    Battle Rating: 1384 Wins: 4309 Losses: 4336

    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.

  253. Dunbarton Todos Las Dias cigar

    253. Todos Las Dias

    Battle Rating: 1384 Wins: 4188 Losses: 3994

    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.

  254. El Centurion H-2K-CT cigar

    254. El Centurion H-2K-CT

    Battle Rating: 1383 Wins: 10802 Losses: 9336

    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.

  255. Eiroa cigar

    255. EIROA

    Battle Rating: 1383 Wins: 9675 Losses: 9721

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

  256. Rocky Patel Tabaquero Hamlet Paredes cigar

    256. Tabaquero Hamlet Paredes

    Battle Rating: 1383 Wins: 9227 Losses: 9985

    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.

  257. Nomad Esteli Lot 8613 cigar

    257. Nomad Esteli Lot 8613

    Battle Rating: 1383 Wins: 7255 Losses: 8867

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

  258. Room101 Ichiban cigar

    258. Ichiban

    Battle Rating: 1383 Wins: 3396 Losses: 4615

    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.

  259. Quesada Keg cigar

    259. Quesada Keg

    Battle Rating: 1383 Wins: 3689 Losses: 4144

    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.

  260. Illusione ~eccj~ 20th cigar

    260. ~eccj~ 20th

    Battle Rating: 1383 Wins: 5198 Losses: 5461

    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.

  261. Matilde Serena cigar

    261. Matilde Serena

    Battle Rating: 1383 Wins: 4627 Losses: 4798

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

  262. Partagas Benji Menendez Master Series Prominentes cigar

    262. Benji Menendez Partagas Master Series

    Battle Rating: 1383 Wins: 4662 Losses: 4825

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

  263. Cohiba Macassar cigar

    263. Cohiba Macassar

    Battle Rating: 1383 Wins: 4318 Losses: 4562

    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.

  264. Flor de Gonzalez FDG 20 Aniversario Maduro cigar

    264. FDG 20 Aniversario Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1382 Wins: 5034 Losses: 5337

    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.

  265. Camacho Nicaraguan Barrel-Aged cigar

    265. Nicaraguan Barrel-Aged

    Battle Rating: 1382 Wins: 4129 Losses: 4096

    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.

  266. Room101 OSOK One Shot One Kill

    266. OSOK

    Battle Rating: 1381 Wins: 8019 Losses: 8436

    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.

  267. Alec Bradley Black Market cigar

    267. Black Market

    Battle Rating: 1381 Wins: 4120 Losses: 4762

    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.

  268. Rocky Patel Freedom cigar

    268. Rocky Patel Freedom

    Battle Rating: 1380 Wins: 7929 Losses: 9955

    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.

  269. L'Atelier LAT52 cigar

    269. L’Atelier

    Battle Rating: 1380 Wins: 4283 Losses: 4261

    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.

  270. Foundry Chillin' Moose cigar

    270. Chillin’ Moose

    Battle Rating: 1380 Wins: 4932 Losses: 5862

    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.

  271. Caldwell Eastern Standard Dos Firmas cigar

    271. Dos Firmas

    Battle Rating: 1380 Wins: 5693 Losses: 5570

    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.

  272. Warped La Colmena Black Honey cigar

    272. La Colmena Black Honey

    Battle Rating: 1379 Wins: 9486 Losses: 10116

    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.

  273. Onyx Reserve cigar

    273. Onyx Reserve

    Battle Rating: 1379 Wins: 7120 Losses: 10486

    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.

  274. Hoyo de Monterrey Du Prince cigar

    274. Hoyo de Monterrey Le Hoyo du Prince

    Battle Rating: 1379 Wins: 4444 Losses: 4324

    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.

  275. Ave Maria Argentum cigar

    275. Ave Maria Argentum

    Battle Rating: 1379 Wins: 5488 Losses: 5619

    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.

  276. Foundry Chillin' Moose Too cigar

    276. Chillin’ Moose Too

    Battle Rating: 1378 Wins: 4943 Losses: 5843

    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.

  277. Sancho Panza Belicosos cigar

    277. Sancho Panza Belicosos

    Battle Rating: 1378 Wins: 4838 Losses: 4966

    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.

  278. CLE Corojo cigar

    278. CLE Corojo

    Battle Rating: 1378 Wins: 4573 Losses: 4655

    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.

  279. Matilde Oscura cigar

    279. Matilde Oscura

    Battle Rating: 1377 Wins: 8711 Losses: 7596

    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.

  280. Alec Bradley Prensado cigar

    280. Prensado

    Battle Rating: 1377 Wins: 4230 Losses: 3679

    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.

  281. Drew Estate MUWAT Kentucky Fire Cured cigar

    281. Kentucky Fire Cured

    Battle Rating: 1377 Wins: 3668 Losses: 4045

    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.

  282. Davidoff Winston Churchill The Late Hour cigar

    282. The Late Hour

    Battle Rating: 1377 Wins: 4266 Losses: 3972

    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.

  283. Nat Sherman Epoca cigar

    283. Epoca

    Battle Rating: 1376 Wins: 5602 Losses: 6947

    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.

  284. Henry Clay Brevas

    284. Henry Clay

    Battle Rating: 1376 Wins: 3358 Losses: 3983

    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.

  285. EP Carrillo Short Run 2016 cigar

    285. Short Run 2016

    Battle Rating: 1376 Wins: 4608 Losses: 4979

    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.

  286. Ashton ESG cigar

    286. Ashton ESG

    Battle Rating: 1375 Wins: 11350 Losses: 8955

    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.

  287. Ortega Serie D Natural cigar

    287. Ortega Serie D Natural

    Battle Rating: 1375 Wins: 9543 Losses: 10366

    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.

  288. Gurkha Ghost cigar

    288. Gurkha Ghost

    Battle Rating: 1375 Wins: 7890 Losses: 11207

    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.

  289. Rocky Patel Royale cigar

    289. Rocky Patel Royale

    Battle Rating: 1375 Wins: 4083 Losses: 3898

    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.

  290. Ortega Wild Bunch Warrior Joe cigar

    290. Wild Bunch: Warrior Joe

    Battle Rating: 1375 Wins: 2964 Losses: 4448

    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.

  291. Regius Exclusivo U.S.A. cigar

    291. Regius Exclusivo U.S.A.

    Battle Rating: 1375 Wins: 4325 Losses: 4545

    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.

  292. Warped Villa Sombra cigar

    292. Villa Sombra

    Battle Rating: 1375 Wins: 3605 Losses: 3801

    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.

  293. Espinosa La Zona Connecticut cigar

    293. La Zona Connecticut

    Battle Rating: 1374 Wins: 7490 Losses: 10310

    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.

  294. Gurkha Heritage cigar

    294. Gurkha Heritage

    Battle Rating: 1374 Wins: 6293 Losses: 10726

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

  295. Sindicato Hex cigar

    295. Hex

    Battle Rating: 1374 Wins: 6747 Losses: 9792

    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.

  296. Warped Corto cigar

    296. Corto

    Battle Rating: 1374 Wins: 5760 Losses: 6281

    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.

  297. ACID Kuba Kuba cigar

    297. ACID Kuba Kuba

    Battle Rating: 1374 Wins: 3533 Losses: 6261

    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.

  298. Prometheus God of Fire Serie Aniversario cigar

    298. God of Fire Serie Aniversario

    Battle Rating: 1373 Wins: 4838 Losses: 3838

    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.

  299. Room101 Big Delicious cigar

    299. Big Delicious

    Battle Rating: 1372 Wins: 6236 Losses: 8960

    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.

  300. E.P. Carrillo New Wave Connecticut cigar

    300. New Wave Connecticut

    Battle Rating: 1372 Wins: 4702 Losses: 5458

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

  301. Herrera Estelí Miami cigar

    301. Herrera Estelí Miami

    Battle Rating: 1372 Wins: 5169 Losses: 4748

    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.

  302. Room101 Johnny Tobacconaut cigar

    302. Johnny Tobacconaut

    Battle Rating: 1371 Wins: 5059 Losses: 6418

    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.

  303. Rocky Patel Sun Grown cigar

    303. Rocky Patel Sun Grown

    Battle Rating: 1371 Wins: 4874 Losses: 5323

    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.

  304. Quesada Fonseca Nicaragua cigar

    304. Fonseca Nicaragua

    Battle Rating: 1371 Wins: 5173 Losses: 5596

    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.

  305. Por Larrañaga Picadores cigar

    305. Por Larrañaga Picadores

    Battle Rating: 1371 Wins: 4031 Losses: 4235

    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.

  306. MoyaRuiz The Chinese Finger Trap cigar

    306. The Chinese Finger Trap

    Battle Rating: 1370 Wins: 4839 Losses: 6566

    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.

  307. Cornelius & Anthony Venganza cigar

    307. Venganza

    Battle Rating: 1370 Wins: 5299 Losses: 5491

    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.

  308. RoMa Craft Wunder|Lust cigar

    308. Wunder|Lust

    Battle Rating: 1370 Wins: 4189 Losses: 4190

    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.

  309. Schizo Maduro cigar

    309. Schizo Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1369 Wins: 2836 Losses: 4531

    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).

  310. Maya Selva Flor de Selva Connecticut cigar

    310. Flor de Selva Connecticut

    Battle Rating: 1368 Wins: 7135 Losses: 9780

    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.

  311. Sindicato Particulares cigar

    311. Particulares

    Battle Rating: 1368 Wins: 5417 Losses: 5790

    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.

  312. Tatuaje Tattoo cigar

    312. Tattoo

    Battle Rating: 1367 Wins: 7371 Losses: 7278

    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.

  313. Isla del Sol cigar

    313. Isla del Sol

    Battle Rating: 1367 Wins: 2900 Losses: 4535

    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.

  314. Rocky Patel Twentieth Anniversary cigar

    314. Rocky Patel Twentieth Anniversary

    Battle Rating: 1364 Wins: 4493 Losses: 4534

    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.

  315. LFD Double Ligero Chisel cigar

    315. Double Ligero Chisel

    Battle Rating: 1363 Wins: 10662 Losses: 9501

    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.

  316. Cubanacan HR cigar

    316. HR – Hirochi Robaina

    Battle Rating: 1363 Wins: 9663 Losses: 9571

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

  317. Drew Estate Nica Rustica cigar

    317. Nica Rustica

    Battle Rating: 1363 Wins: 4752 Losses: 4061

    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.

  318. Henry Clay Tattoo cigar

    318. Henry Clay Tattoo

    Battle Rating: 1362 Wins: 6794 Losses: 7738

    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.

  319. Cubao Maduro cigar by EO Brands

    319. Cubao Maduro (EO Brands)

    Battle Rating: 1362 Wins: 7993 Losses: 9575

    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.

  320. Casa Magna Colorado cigar

    320. Casa Magna Colorado

    Battle Rating: 1362 Wins: 3982 Losses: 3788

    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.

  321. Camacho Ecuador cigar

    321. Camacho Ecuador

    Battle Rating: 1361 Wins: 10350 Losses: 10062

    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.

  322. La Jugada Habano cigar

    322. La Jugada Habano

    Battle Rating: 1361 Wins: 8853 Losses: 8698

    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.

  323. Viaje Honey & Hand Grenades cigar

    323. Honey & Hand Grenades

    Battle Rating: 1361 Wins: 4599 Losses: 4952

    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.

  324. Rocky Patel Super Ligero cigar

    324. Rocky Patel Super Ligero

    Battle Rating: 1360 Wins: 9475 Losses: 10113

    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.

  325. Alec Bradley Family Blend The Lineage cigar

    325. The Lineage

    Battle Rating: 1360 Wins: 3870 Losses: 4171

    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.

  326. Macanudo Inspirado Black cigar

    326. Macanudo Inspirado Black

    Battle Rating: 1360 Wins: 3710 Losses: 3824

    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.

  327. Cornelius & Anthony Meridian cigar

    327. Meridian

    Battle Rating: 1359 Wins: 4504 Losses: 4572

    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.

  328. Cohiba Nicaragua cigar

    328. Cohiba Nicaragua

    Battle Rating: 1358 Wins: 7603 Losses: 9311

    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.

  329. Cuaba Cuban cigar

    329. Cuaba

    Battle Rating: 1358 Wins: 3720 Losses: 4487

    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.

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

    330. Big Papi

    Battle Rating: 1358 Wins: 5209 Losses: 5684

    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.

  331. E.P. Carrillo Elite Elenco cigar

    331. Elencos

    Battle Rating: 1358 Wins: 3461 Losses: 3576

    Elencos is a revived brand from EPC Cigar Co., relaunching at IPCPR 2017. The cigars use a Brazilian maduro wrapper and joins EPC’s newly introduced “Elite” lineup of cigars.

  332. Oliva Master Blends 3 cigar

    332. Master Blends 3

    Battle Rating: 1357 Wins: 6210 Losses: 5271

    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.

  333. CAO Pilón cigar

    333. CAO Pilón

    Battle Rating: 1357 Wins: 4197 Losses: 4077

    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.

  334. D'Crossier Golden Blend Aged 10 Years cigar

    334. Golden Blend Aged 10 Years

    Battle Rating: 1356 Wins: 8253 Losses: 8617

    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.

  335. Acid Cold Infusion cigar

    335. Acid Cold Infusion

    Battle Rating: 1356 Wins: 6497 Losses: 12545

    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.

  336. My Father La Antiguedad cigar

    336. La Antiguedad

    Battle Rating: 1355 Wins: 5648 Losses: 5163

    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.

  337. Cohiba "Red Dot" cigar

    337. Cohiba

    Battle Rating: 1355 Wins: 4697 Losses: 5370

    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.

  338. San Cristóbal de La Habana cigar

    338. San Cristóbal de La Habana El Príncipe

    Battle Rating: 1355 Wins: 5124 Losses: 5363

    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.

  339. Camacho Shellback cigar

    339. Shellback

    Battle Rating: 1354 Wins: 5465 Losses: 6538

    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.

  340. La Jugada Nunchuck cigar

    340. La Jugada Nunchuck

    Battle Rating: 1354 Wins: 4397 Losses: 5247

    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…

  341. Alec Bradley Sanctum cigar

    341. Sanctum

    Battle Rating: 1353 Wins: 4622 Losses: 5917

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

  342. Nat Sherman Timeless Collection Nicaragua cigar

    342. Timeless Collection Nicaragua

    Battle Rating: 1352 Wins: 4104 Losses: 3877

    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.

  343. Room101 Chief Cool Arrow cigar

    343. Chief Cool Arrow

    Battle Rating: 1352 Wins: 5213 Losses: 5727

    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.

  344. Gran Habano Corojo #5 cigar

    344. Gran Habano Corojo #5

    Battle Rating: 1351 Wins: 3345 Losses: 4364

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

  345. Quesada Fonseca cigar

    345. Fonseca

    Battle Rating: 1351 Wins: 4140 Losses: 4848

    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.

  346. Por Larrañaga Petit Coronas cigar

    346. Por Larrañaga Petit Coronas

    Battle Rating: 1350 Wins: 4066 Losses: 4248

    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.

  347. CAO La Traviata cigar

    347. La Traviata

    Battle Rating: 1349 Wins: 3380 Losses: 4445

    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.

  348. Gurkha Legend cigar

    348. Gurkha Legend

    Battle Rating: 1349 Wins: 3991 Losses: 5031

    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.

  349. Macanudo Estate Reserve 2015 cigar

    349. Macanudo Estate Reserve 2015

    Battle Rating: 1346 Wins: 3444 Losses: 4445

    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.

  350. Drew Estate Kentucky Fire Cured Swamp Thang cigar

    350. Kentucky Fire Cured Swamp Thang

    Battle Rating: 1345 Wins: 3861 Losses: 4084

    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.

  351. Hoyo de Monterrey Excalibur cigar

    351. Excalibur – Connecticut

    Battle Rating: 1344 Wins: 3629 Losses: 4515

    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.

  352. La Jugada Prieto cigar

    352. La Jugada Prieto

    Battle Rating: 1344 Wins: 4815 Losses: 5081

    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.

  353. Nestor Miranda Habano cigar

    353. Nestor Miranda Habano

    Battle Rating: 1343 Wins: 8347 Losses: 10619

    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.

  354. Pinar Del Rio Habano Sun Grown cigar

    354. Pinar del Río Habano Sun Grown

    Battle Rating: 1343 Wins: 6840 Losses: 9158

    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.

  355. Rocky Patel Vintage 2003 Cameroon cigar

    355. Vintage 2003 Cameroon

    Battle Rating: 1343 Wins: 3582 Losses: 4030

    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.

  356. Rocky Patel Fifteenth Anniversary cigar

    356. Rocky Patel Fifteenth Anniversary

    Battle Rating: 1343 Wins: 4593 Losses: 4603

    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.

  357. Yargüera H. Upmann cigar

    357. Yargüera H. Upmann

    Battle Rating: 1341 Wins: 3529 Losses: 4376

    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.

  358. Arturo Fuente Gran Reserva Sun Grown cigar

    358. Gran Reserva Sun Grown

    Battle Rating: 1340 Wins: 4396 Losses: 3717

    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.

  359. E.P. Carrillo INCH Colorado cigar

    359. INCH Colorado

    Battle Rating: 1339 Wins: 5056 Losses: 5570

    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.

  360. CAO Consigliere cigar

    360. Consigliere

    Battle Rating: 1339 Wins: 5317 Losses: 5775

    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.

  361. Sindicato Maniac cigar

    361. Maniac

    Battle Rating: 1338 Wins: 4534 Losses: 5897

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

  362. Rocky Patel Vintage 1992 cigar

    362. Vintage 1992

    Battle Rating: 1338 Wins: 4165 Losses: 4243

    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.

  363. Nomad Martial Law cigar

    363. Martial Law

    Battle Rating: 1336 Wins: 4549 Losses: 5065

    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.

  364. 364. CroMagnon Fomorian

    Battle Rating: 1335 Wins: 6255 Losses: 9669

    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).

  365. Asylum 13 Ogre cigar

    365. Asylum 13 Ogre

    Battle Rating: 1334 Wins: 7564 Losses: 11224

    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.

  366. CLE Connecticut cigar

    366. CLE Connecticut

    Battle Rating: 1333 Wins: 3255 Losses: 4357

    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.

  367. Kristoff Corojo Limitada cigar

    367. Kristoff Corojo Limitada

    Battle Rating: 1329 Wins: 4100 Losses: 4449

    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.

  368. Nat Sherman 85th Anniversary

    368. Nat Sherman 85th Anniversary

    Battle Rating: 1329 Wins: 3787 Losses: 3813

    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.

  369. Gurkha The Beast cigar

    369. The Beast

    Battle Rating: 1310 Wins: 3160 Losses: 4447

    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.

  370. MoyaRuiz Pickle Juice cigar

    370. Pickle Juice

    Battle Rating: 1306 Wins: 2766 Losses: 4588

    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.