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

    1. Liga Privada No. 9

    Battle Rating: 1727 Wins: 8106 Losses: 3401

    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.

  2. Padrón 1926 Serie No. 90 natural cigar

    2. Padrón 1926 Serie No. 90 – Natural

    Battle Rating: 1681 Wins: 1116 Losses: 405

    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.

  3. Oliva Serie V Melanio cigar

    3. Oliva Serie V Melanio

    Battle Rating: 1680 Wins: 4721 Losses: 2194

    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.

  4. Drew Estate Liga Privada Dirty Rat cigar

    4. Dirty Rat

    Battle Rating: 1671 Wins: 5130 Losses: 2931

    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.

  5. Liga Privada T52 cigar

    5. Liga Privada T52

    Battle Rating: 1651 Wins: 796 Losses: 221

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

  6. Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Sobremesa cigar

    6. Sobremesa

    Battle Rating: 1645 Wins: 5581 Losses: 2864

    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.

  7. Padrón 1926 Serie No. 90 maduro cigar

    7. Padrón 1926 Serie No. 90 – Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1642 Wins: 1906 Losses: 1093

    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.

  8. Padrón 1964 Anniversary Series maduro cigar

    8. Padrón 1964 Anniversary Series – Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1633 Wins: 6942 Losses: 3001

    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.

  9. Fuente Fuente OpusX 20 Years Celebration cigar

    9. Fuente Fuente OpusX 20 Years Celebration

    Battle Rating: 1631 Wins: 1243 Losses: 504

    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.

  10. Fuente Fuente OpusX Belicoso XXX cigar

    10. Fuente Fuente OpusX Belicoso XXX

    Battle Rating: 1628 Wins: 7401 Losses: 3227

    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.

  11. Fuente Fuente OpusX Angel's Share cigar

    11. Fuente Fuente OpusX Angel’s Share

    Battle Rating: 1624 Wins: 1590 Losses: 824

    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.

  12. Liga Privada UF-13 Dark cigar

    12. Liga Privada Único Serie UF-13 Dark

    Battle Rating: 1623 Wins: 992 Losses: 565

    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.

  13. Padrón 1926 Serie maduro cigar

    13. Padrón 1926 Serie – Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1612 Wins: 2209 Losses: 1260

    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.

  14. Drew Estate Undercrown DOGMA cigar

    14. Undercrown DOGMA

    Battle Rating: 1611 Wins: 7715 Losses: 4530

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

  15. My Father Le Bijou 1922 cigar

    15. Le Bijou 1922

    Battle Rating: 1605 Wins: 3931 Losses: 1876

    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.

  16. Fuente Fuente OpusX Lost City cigar

    16. Fuente Fuente OpusX Lost City

    Battle Rating: 1604 Wins: 4640 Losses: 2317

    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.

  17. Montecristo No. 2 cigar

    17. Montecristo No. 2

    Battle Rating: 1602 Wins: 7231 Losses: 4689

    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.

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

    18. Don Carlos Eye of the Shark

    Battle Rating: 1600 Wins: 5136 Losses: 2898

    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.

  19. My Father cigar

    19. My Father

    Battle Rating: 1599 Wins: 4246 Losses: 2179

    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.

  20. El Güegüense cigar by Foundation Cigar Co.

    20. El Güegüense

    Battle Rating: 1587 Wins: 6688 Losses: 5412

    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.

  21. Herrera Estelí Miami cigar

    21. Herrera Estelí Miami

    Battle Rating: 1587 Wins: 1051 Losses: 681

    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.

  22. Cohiba Behike BHK cigar

    22. Behike BHK

    Battle Rating: 1585 Wins: 7163 Losses: 4404

    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.

  23. Cohiba Robusto Cuban cigar

    23. Cohiba Robusto

    Battle Rating: 1583 Wins: 673 Losses: 290

    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.

  24. Padrón 1926 Serie natural cigar

    24. Padrón 1926 Serie – Natural

    Battle Rating: 1582 Wins: 8673 Losses: 4158

    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.

  25. Drew Estate Undercrown Sun Grown

    25. Undercrown Sun Grown

    Battle Rating: 1582 Wins: 388 Losses: 157

    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.

  26. Tatuaje Reserva K 222 cigar

    26. Tatuaje Reserva K 222

    Battle Rating: 1581 Wins: 1873 Losses: 1433

    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.

  27. Padrón Family Reserve 50 Years maduro cigar

    27. Family Reserve 50 Years – Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1577 Wins: 3017 Losses: 1386

    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.

  28. Foundation Cigar Company The Tabernacle cigar

    28. The Tabernacle

    Battle Rating: 1575 Wins: 1843 Losses: 1540

    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.

  29. LFD Andalusian Bull cigar

    29. Andalusian Bull

    Battle Rating: 1574 Wins: 1682 Losses: 1171

    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.

  30. Drew Estate Undercrown Flying Pig cigar

    30. Undercrown Flying Pig

    Battle Rating: 1564 Wins: 1025 Losses: 583

    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.

  31. Padrón Series - Maduro cigar

    31. Padrón Series – Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1563 Wins: 4118 Losses: 2466

    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.

  32. Arturo Fuente Hemingway Short Story Maduro cigar

    32. Hemingway Short Story Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1562 Wins: 4720 Losses: 3049

    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.

  33. Arturo Fuente Añejo No. 77 the Shark cigar

    33. Añejo No. 77 “Shark”

    Battle Rating: 1561 Wins: 7997 Losses: 4357

    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.

  34. Davidoff Nicaragua Box Pressed cigar

    34. Davidoff Nicaragua Box Pressed

    Battle Rating: 1556 Wins: 2349 Losses: 1523

    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.

  35. 35. Liga Privada Único Serie L40

    Battle Rating: 1554 Wins: 7894 Losses: 4497

    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.

  36. Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Mi Querida cigar

    36. Mi Querida

    Battle Rating: 1552 Wins: 1870 Losses: 1331

    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.

  37. Hoyo de Monterrey Epicure No. 2 cigar

    37. Hoyo de Monterrey Épicure No. 2

    Battle Rating: 1550 Wins: 6797 Losses: 4955

    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.

  38. Herrera Estelí cigar

    38. Herrera Estelí

    Battle Rating: 1550 Wins: 4541 Losses: 2545

    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.

  39. Davidoff Nicaragua cigar

    39. Davidoff Nicaragua

    Battle Rating: 1550 Wins: 515 Losses: 215

    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.

  40. Davidoff Winston Churchill The Late Hour cigar

    40. The Late Hour

    Battle Rating: 1550 Wins: 355 Losses: 159

    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.

  41. Camacho American Barrel-Aged cigar

    41. American Barrel-Aged

    Battle Rating: 1544 Wins: 5248 Losses: 4012

    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.

  42. Espinosa Laranja Reserva cigar

    42. Laranja Reserva

    Battle Rating: 1543 Wins: 7697 Losses: 4637

    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.

  43. Hoyo La Amistad cigar

    43. Hoyo La Amistad

    Battle Rating: 1543 Wins: 1575 Losses: 1374

    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.

  44. Davidoff Yamasá cigar

    44. Davidoff Yamasá

    Battle Rating: 1540 Wins: 1921 Losses: 1329

    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.

  45. New World by AJ Fernandez cigar

    45. New World

    Battle Rating: 1538 Wins: 4390 Losses: 2712

    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.

  46. The T. cigar by Caldwell Booth Fernandez

    46. The T.

    Battle Rating: 1537 Wins: 165 Losses: 108

    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.

  47. Herrera Estelí TAA Exclusive cigar

    47. Herrera Estelí TAA Exclusive 2016

    Battle Rating: 1536 Wins: 2110 Losses: 1541

    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.

  48. Caldwell All Out Kings cigar

    48. All Out Kings

    Battle Rating: 1533 Wins: 389 Losses: 190

    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.

  49. Herrera Esteli Edicion Limitada 2014 lancero cigar

    49. Herrera Esteli Edicion Limitada 2014 Lancero

    Battle Rating: 1532 Wins: 7325 Losses: 4642

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

  50. Tatuaje Havana VI Verocu cigar

    50. Havana VI Verocu

    Battle Rating: 1532 Wins: 4471 Losses: 3398

    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.

  51. Partagas Serie D No. 4 cigar

    51. Partagás Serie D

    Battle Rating: 1531 Wins: 7098 Losses: 4919

    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.

  52. Davidoff 702 Series Special R cigar

    52. Davidoff 702 Series – Special R

    Battle Rating: 1529 Wins: 908 Losses: 506

    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.

  53. LFD Double Ligero Chisel cigar

    53. Double Ligero Chisel

    Battle Rating: 1527 Wins: 6609 Losses: 5481

    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.

  54. Dunbarton Todos Las Dias cigar

    54. Todos Las Dias

    Battle Rating: 1527 Wins: 289 Losses: 192

    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.

  55. Padrón 1964 Anniversary Series Natural cigar 1 star

    55. Padrón 1964 Anniversary Series – Natural

    Battle Rating: 1526 Wins: 2591 Losses: 1168

    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.

  56. My Father Flor de Las Antillas cigar

    56. Flor de las Antillas

    Battle Rating: 1523 Wins: 7276 Losses: 4985

    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.

  57. Prometheus God of Fire Serie Aniversario cigar

    57. God of Fire Serie Aniversario

    Battle Rating: 1523 Wins: 3037 Losses: 2113

    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.

  58. CAO Amazon Anaconda cigar

    58. Amazon Anaconda

    Battle Rating: 1523 Wins: 264 Losses: 184

    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.

  59. Oliva Master Blends 3 cigar

    59. Master Blends 3

    Battle Rating: 1522 Wins: 4170 Losses: 3246

    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.

  60. RoMa Craft CroMagnon cigar

    60. CroMagnon

    Battle Rating: 1520 Wins: 621 Losses: 394

    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.

  61. Plasencia Alma Fuerte cigar

    61. Plasencia Alma Fuerte

    Battle Rating: 1517 Wins: 755 Losses: 684

    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.

  62. Caldwell Savages cigar

    62. Savages

    Battle Rating: 1514 Wins: 1686 Losses: 1543

    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.

  63. Tatuaje Cojonu 2009 cigar

    63. Tatuaje Cojonu 2009 Reserva

    Battle Rating: 1513 Wins: 5451 Losses: 3701

    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.

  64. Bolívar Cuban cigar

    64. Bolívar

    Battle Rating: 1509 Wins: 6952 Losses: 5036

    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.

  65. Liga Privada Papas Fritas

    65. Liga Privada Papas Fritas

    Battle Rating: 1507 Wins: 6351 Losses: 5504

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

  66. AJ Fernandez Enclave cigar

    66. AJ Fernandez Enclave

    Battle Rating: 1505 Wins: 7139 Losses: 5159

    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.

  67. Matt Booth Caldwell Hit & Run cigar

    67. Hit & Run

    Battle Rating: 1505 Wins: 81 Losses: 56

    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.

  68. Aging Room Small Batch M356 cigar

    68. Aging Room M356

    Battle Rating: 1501 Wins: 4312 Losses: 3242

    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.

  69. Cohiba Siglo II cigar

    69. Siglo II

    Battle Rating: 1500 Wins: 4192 Losses: 3316

    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.

  70. La Aroma de Cuba Mi Amor cigar

    70. La Aroma de Cuba Mi Amor

    Battle Rating: 1497 Wins: 5015 Losses: 2721

    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.

  71. Davidoff Escurio 60x6 cigar

    71. Davidoff Escurio

    Battle Rating: 1497 Wins: 558 Losses: 243

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

  72. Ashton VSG Virgin Sun Grown cigar

    72. Ashton VSG

    Battle Rating: 1496 Wins: 7041 Losses: 4914

    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.

  73. La Flor Dominicana La Nox cigar

    73. La Nox

    Battle Rating: 1495 Wins: 3785 Losses: 3363

    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.

  74. Ashton ESG cigar

    74. Ashton ESG

    Battle Rating: 1494 Wins: 7247 Losses: 4901

    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.

  75. Crowned Heads La Imperiosa cigar

    75. La Imperiosa

    Battle Rating: 1492 Wins: 4298 Losses: 3334

    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.

  76. Tatuaje 10th Anniversary cigar

    76. Tatuaje 10th Anniversary

    Battle Rating: 1491 Wins: 2091 Losses: 1513

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

  77. Tatuaje TAA 2012 cigar

    77. Tatuaje TAA 2012

    Battle Rating: 1490 Wins: 7065 Losses: 4236

    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.

  78. AVO 90th Classic Covers Volume 4 cigar

    78. Classic Covers Volume 4

    Battle Rating: 1490 Wins: 911 Losses: 717

    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.

  79. Tatuaje TAA 2016 cigar

    79. Tatuaje TAA 2016

    Battle Rating: 1489 Wins: 1987 Losses: 1445

    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.

  80. RoMa Craft Tobac Neanderthal cigar

    80. Neanderthal

    Battle Rating: 1488 Wins: 6481 Losses: 5180

    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.

  81. Ashton Symmetry cigar

    81. Ashton Symmetry

    Battle Rating: 1487 Wins: 2078 Losses: 1509

    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.

  82. Alec Bradley Prensado cigar

    82. Prensado

    Battle Rating: 1486 Wins: 2640 Losses: 2082

    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.

  83. Caldwell Blind Man's Bluff cigar

    83. Blind Man’s Bluff

    Battle Rating: 1484 Wins: 257 Losses: 187

    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.

  84. AVO Syncro Nicaragua cigar

    84. AVO Syncro Nicaragua

    Battle Rating: 1483 Wins: 7345 Losses: 4947

    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.

  85. Camacho Corojo Box-Pressed BXP cigar

    85. Camacho Corojo BXP

    Battle Rating: 1483 Wins: 386 Losses: 352

    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.

  86. RoMa Crfat Tobac Intemperance BA XXI cigar

    86. Intemperance BA XXI

    Battle Rating: 1481 Wins: 6006 Losses: 5632

    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.

  87. Southern Draw Jacobs Ladder cigar

    87. Jacobs Ladder

    Battle Rating: 1480 Wins: 71 Losses: 46

    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.

  88. Pappy Van Winkle Tradition cigar

    88. Pappy Van Winkle Tradition

    Battle Rating: 1479 Wins: 196 Losses: 121

    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.

  89. Crowned Heads Las Calaveras Edición Limitada 2014 cigar

    89. Las Calaveras Edición Limitada 2014

    Battle Rating: 1478 Wins: 7047 Losses: 4950

    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.

  90. Nat Sherman Timeless Collection Nicaragua cigar

    90. Timeless Collection Nicaragua

    Battle Rating: 1478 Wins: 2444 Losses: 2215

    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.

  91. Illusione Maduro cigar

    91. Illusione Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1478 Wins: 1786 Losses: 1745

    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.

  92. Bombay Tobak Gaaja cigar

    92. Gaaja

    Battle Rating: 1478 Wins: 1437 Losses: 1561

    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.

  93. A.J. Fernandez Bellas Artes cigar

    93. Bellas Artes

    Battle Rating: 1477 Wins: 1721 Losses: 1366

    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.

  94. Caldwell Eastern Standard Dos Firmas cigar

    94. Dos Firmas

    Battle Rating: 1477 Wins: 1601 Losses: 1486

    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.

  95. My Father La Antiguedad cigar

    95. La Antiguedad

    Battle Rating: 1476 Wins: 1950 Losses: 1503

    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.

  96. Caldwell Eastern Standard cigar

    96. Eastern Standard

    Battle Rating: 1476 Wins: 4955 Losses: 4108

    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.

  97. Drew Estate Undercrown Shade cigar

    97. Undercrown Shade

    Battle Rating: 1475 Wins: 4754 Losses: 3501

    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.

  98. Arturo Fuente Gran Reserva Sun Grown cigar

    98. Gran Reserva Sun Grown

    Battle Rating: 1475 Wins: 2607 Losses: 1992

    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.

  99. Padrón Dámaso No. 32 cigar

    99. Padrón Dámaso No. 32

    Battle Rating: 1475 Wins: 1812 Losses: 1578

    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.

  100. AVO Syncro Nicaragua Fogata cigar

    100. AVO Syncro Nicaragua Fogata

    Battle Rating: 1472 Wins: 1908 Losses: 1389

    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.

  101. Edition One Cloud Hopper cigar

    101. Cloud Hopper

    Battle Rating: 1472 Wins: 119 Losses: 137

    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.

  102. Tatuaje Black Label Corona Gorda 2013 cigar

    102. Tatuaje Black Label Corona Gorda 2013

    Battle Rating: 1471 Wins: 4405 Losses: 2644

    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.

  103. Ashton Aged Maduro cigar

    103. Ashton Aged Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1471 Wins: 1975 Losses: 1687

    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.

  104. Matilde Quadrata cigar

    104. Matilde Quadrata

    Battle Rating: 1471 Wins: 1662 Losses: 1527

    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.

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

    105. The Angel’s Anvil TAA 2016

    Battle Rating: 1470 Wins: 1503 Losses: 1495

    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.

  106. RoMa Craft Whiskey Rebellion 1794 Cigar Dojo cigar

    106. Whiskey Rebellion 1794 – Cigar Dojo

    Battle Rating: 1468 Wins: 1767 Losses: 1348

    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.

  107. Caldwell The Last Tsar cigar

    107. The Last Tsar

    Battle Rating: 1465 Wins: 3608 Losses: 3817

    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.

  108. My Father Jaime Garcia Reserva Especial cigar

    108. Jaime Garcia Reserva Especial

    Battle Rating: 1465 Wins: 3329 Losses: 2134

    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.

  109. La Palina Goldie Laguito No. 2 cigar

    109. Goldie Laguito No. 2

    Battle Rating: 1463 Wins: 5894 Losses: 5105

    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.

  110. Davidoff Puro d'Oro Eminentes cigar

    110. Davidoff Puro d’Oro

    Battle Rating: 1462 Wins: 1302 Losses: 952

    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.

  111. Diamond Crown Maximus cigar

    111. Diamond Crown Maximus

    Battle Rating: 1461 Wins: 2205 Losses: 1833

    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.

  112. Crowned Heads Las Calaveras 2016 cigar

    112. Las Calaveras Edición Limitada 2016

    Battle Rating: 1461 Wins: 1938 Losses: 1545

    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.

  113. Drew Estate Nica Rustica cigar

    113. Nica Rustica

    Battle Rating: 1459 Wins: 2968 Losses: 2303

    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.

  114. AVO Syncro South America Ritmo cigar

    114. AVO Syncro South America Ritmo

    Battle Rating: 1458 Wins: 303 Losses: 212

    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.

  115. Ramón Allones Superiores cigar

    115. Ramón Allones Superiores

    Battle Rating: 1456 Wins: 6045 Losses: 5464

    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!

  116. AJ Fernandez Last Call cigar

    116. Last Call

    Battle Rating: 1453 Wins: 1696 Losses: 1772

    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.

  117. Camacho Imperial Stout Barrel-Aged cigar

    117. Imperial Stout Barrel-Aged

    Battle Rating: 1453 Wins: 186 Losses: 159

    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 .

  118. Camacho Corojo cigar

    118. Camacho Corojo

    Battle Rating: 1451 Wins: 5692 Losses: 6109

    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.

  119. Arturo Fuente Casa Fuente cigar

    119. Casa Fuente

    Battle Rating: 1450 Wins: 6348 Losses: 5106

    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.

  120. A.J. Fernandez Last Call Maduro cigar

    120. Last Call Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1448 Wins: 1396 Losses: 1372

    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.

  121. Jericho Hill cigar

    121. Jericho Hill

    Battle Rating: 1446 Wins: 7343 Losses: 4968

    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.

  122. Cornelius & Anthony Venganza cigar

    122. Venganza

    Battle Rating: 1445 Wins: 1484 Losses: 1658

    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.

  123. MBombay Corojo Oscuro cigar

    123. MBombay Corojo Oscuro

    Battle Rating: 1444 Wins: 1708 Losses: 1560

    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.

  124. El Centurion H-2K-CT cigar

    124. El Centurion H-2K-CT

    Battle Rating: 1442 Wins: 6756 Losses: 5339

    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.

  125. Matilde Oscura cigar

    125. Matilde Oscura

    Battle Rating: 1440 Wins: 6102 Losses: 4997

    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.

  126. Warped Maestro del Tiempo 6102R cigar

    126. Maestro del Tiempo 6102R

    Battle Rating: 1439 Wins: 1549 Losses: 1484

    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.

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

    127. La Mission du L’Atelier

    Battle Rating: 1438 Wins: 6900 Losses: 5123

    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.

  128. Espinosa Habano cigar

    128. Espinosa Habano

    Battle Rating: 1436 Wins: 6335 Losses: 5408

    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.

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

    129. The Oscar

    Battle Rating: 1436 Wins: 1549 Losses: 1489

    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.

  130. Eiroa The First 20 Years cigar

    130. EIROA The First 20 Years

    Battle Rating: 1435 Wins: 1613 Losses: 1427

    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.

  131. Maestro del Tiempo 5205 cigar

    131. Maestro del Tiempo 5205

    Battle Rating: 1435 Wins: 1454 Losses: 1354

    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.

  132. Fratello Bianco cigar

    132. Fratello Bianco

    Battle Rating: 1433 Wins: 3416 Losses: 4127

    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.

  133. Illusione "Original Documents" cigar

    133. Illusione “Original Documents”

    Battle Rating: 1433 Wins: 2925 Losses: 3072

    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.

  134. La Gloria Cubana Serie R cigar

    134. La Gloria Cubana Serie R

    Battle Rating: 1433 Wins: 3291 Losses: 2714

    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.

  135. E.P. Carrillo La Historia cigar

    135. La Historia

    Battle Rating: 1433 Wins: 3080 Losses: 2157

    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.

  136. La Gloria Cubana Colección Reserva cigar

    136. La Gloria Cubana Colección Reserva

    Battle Rating: 1433 Wins: 75 Losses: 60

    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.

  137. Padrón Dámaso cigar

    137. Padrón Dámaso

    Battle Rating: 1431 Wins: 6355 Losses: 5775

    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. Rocky Patel Vintage 2003 Cameroon cigar

    138. Vintage 2003 Cameroon

    Battle Rating: 1431 Wins: 1848 Losses: 2261

    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.

  139. Partagas Heritage cigar

    139. Partagas Heritage

    Battle Rating: 1431 Wins: 344 Losses: 366

    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.

  140. Camacho Ecuador cigar

    140. Camacho Ecuador

    Battle Rating: 1429 Wins: 6164 Losses: 5866

    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.

  141. L'Atelier Côte d’Or cigar

    141. Côte d’Or

    Battle Rating: 1429 Wins: 4374 Losses: 4082

    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.

  142. Camacho Nicaraguan Barrel-Aged cigar

    142. Nicaraguan Barrel-Aged

    Battle Rating: 1427 Wins: 261 Losses: 232

    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.

  143. La Palina Mr. Sam cigar

    143. Mr. Sam

    Battle Rating: 1426 Wins: 6090 Losses: 5353

    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.

  144. La Aurora Preferidos Maduro cigar

    144. La Aurora Preferidos Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1426 Wins: 1999 Losses: 1955

    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.

  145. Warped La Colmena Black Honey cigar

    145. La Colmena Black Honey

    Battle Rating: 1424 Wins: 5434 Losses: 6099

    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.

  146. Rocky Patel Fifteenth Anniversary cigar

    146. Rocky Patel Fifteenth Anniversary

    Battle Rating: 1423 Wins: 484 Losses: 446

    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.

  147. Tatuaje Reserva RC184 cigar

    147. Tatuaje Reserva RC184

    Battle Rating: 1422 Wins: 1718 Losses: 1567

    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.

  148. Viaje Platino cigar

    148. Viaje Platino

    Battle Rating: 1421 Wins: 4782 Losses: 6354

    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.

  149. Quesada Oktoberfest 2015 Edition cigar

    149. Oktoberfest

    Battle Rating: 1420 Wins: 5797 Losses: 5661

    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.

  150. Tatuaje Seleccion de Cazador cigar

    150. Seleccion de Cazador

    Battle Rating: 1418 Wins: 394 Losses: 368

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

  151. AJ Fernandez New World Connecticut cigar

    151. New World Connecticut

    Battle Rating: 1416 Wins: 3893 Losses: 3905

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

  152. Rocky Patel Twentieth Anniversary cigar

    152. Rocky Patel Twentieth Anniversary

    Battle Rating: 1414 Wins: 2702 Losses: 2733

    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.

  153. Tatuaje Fausto cigar

    153. Fausto

    Battle Rating: 1413 Wins: 3226 Losses: 4026

    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.”

  154. Romeo y Julieta Wide Churchills cigar

    154. Romeo y Julieta Wide Churchills

    Battle Rating: 1411 Wins: 5653 Losses: 6014

    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.

  155. Rocky Patel Prohibition Connecticut Broadleaf Maduro cigar

    155. Prohibition – Connecticut Broadleaf Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1411 Wins: 4946 Losses: 6246

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

  156. Quesada Reserva Privada cigar

    156. Quesada Reserva Privada

    Battle Rating: 1410 Wins: 5791 Losses: 5660

    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.

  157. Nat Sherman 85th Anniversary

    157. Nat Sherman 85th Anniversary

    Battle Rating: 1408 Wins: 2027 Losses: 1968

    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.

  158. Illusione Rothchildes cigar

    158. Illusione *R* Rothchildes

    Battle Rating: 1406 Wins: 4390 Losses: 3761

    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.

  159. Rocky Patel Vintage 1992 cigar

    159. Vintage 1992

    Battle Rating: 1406 Wins: 2430 Losses: 2472

    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.

  160. L'Atelier Maduro cigar

    160. L’Atelier Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1406 Wins: 2198 Losses: 2011

    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.

  161. Cornelius & Anthony Meridian cigar

    161. Meridian

    Battle Rating: 1406 Wins: 451 Losses: 478

    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.

  162. Protocol cigar

    162. Protocol

    Battle Rating: 1405 Wins: 5431 Losses: 5823

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

  163. Joya de Nicaragua Antaño Dark Corojo cigar

    163. Antaño Dark Corojo

    Battle Rating: 1405 Wins: 2499 Losses: 2713

    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.”

  164. Warped Flor Del Valle cigar

    164. Flor del Valle

    Battle Rating: 1403 Wins: 3759 Losses: 3522

    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.

  165. Perdomo 20th Anniversary Maduro cigar

    165. Perdomo 20th Anniversary Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1403 Wins: 3118 Losses: 2556

    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.

  166. CAO Flathead cigar

    166. Flathead

    Battle Rating: 1403 Wins: 2391 Losses: 2321

    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?

  167. San Cristobal Ovation cigar

    167. San Cristobal Ovation

    Battle Rating: 1402 Wins: 4056 Losses: 3206

    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.

  168. Sensei's Sensational Sarsaparilla II cigar

    168. Sensei’s Sensational Sarsaparilla II

    Battle Rating: 1402 Wins: 1365 Losses: 1319

    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.

  169. Cubariqueño Protocol Themis cigar

    169. Protocol Themis

    Battle Rating: 1402 Wins: 61 Losses: 74

    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.

  170. Ramón Allones cigar

    170. Ramón Allones

    Battle Rating: 1401 Wins: 6188 Losses: 5546

    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.

  171. CAO Pilón cigar

    171. CAO Pilón

    Battle Rating: 1401 Wins: 1842 Losses: 1695

    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.

  172. Joya Red cigar by Joya de Nicaragua

    172. Joya Red

    Battle Rating: 1400 Wins: 5572 Losses: 6399

    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

  173. Crowned Heads Four Kicks cigar

    173. Four Kicks

    Battle Rating: 1399 Wins: 4189 Losses: 3972

    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.

  174. A. Florez 1975 Serie Privada Capa Habano cigar

    174. 1975 Serie Privada Capa Habano

    Battle Rating: 1399 Wins: 3744 Losses: 3706

    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.

  175. Caldwell Eastern Standard Midnight Express Maduro cigar

    175. Midnight Express

    Battle Rating: 1399 Wins: 1469 Losses: 1523

    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.

  176. Kristoff Corojo Limitada cigar

    176. Kristoff Corojo Limitada

    Battle Rating: 1398 Wins: 2499 Losses: 2824

    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.

  177. Rocky Patel Royale cigar

    177. Rocky Patel Royale

    Battle Rating: 1392 Wins: 2329 Losses: 2121

    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.

  178. RoMa Craft Wunder|Lust cigar

    178. Wunder|Lust

    Battle Rating: 1392 Wins: 382 Losses: 390

    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.

  179. Camacho Powerband cigar

    179. Camacho Powerband

    Battle Rating: 1391 Wins: 1669 Losses: 1692

    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.

  180. E.P. Carrillo Dusk cigar

    180. Dusk

    Battle Rating: 1389 Wins: 1383 Losses: 1644

    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.

  181. L'Atelier LAT52 cigar

    181. L’Atelier

    Battle Rating: 1388 Wins: 2660 Losses: 2613

    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.

  182. Warped Flor del Valle Sky Flower cigar

    182. Sky Flower

    Battle Rating: 1387 Wins: 1539 Losses: 1646

    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.

  183. Ramón Allones Allones Extra Edición Limitada 2011 cigar

    183. Allones Extra Edición Limitada 2011

    Battle Rating: 1387 Wins: 1180 Losses: 1047

    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.

  184. La Hacienda by Warped Cigars

    184. La Hacienda

    Battle Rating: 1386 Wins: 5872 Losses: 5734

    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.

  185. H. Upmann Cuban cigar

    185. H. Upmann

    Battle Rating: 1386 Wins: 3129 Losses: 3392

    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.

  186. Casa Magna Colorado cigar

    186. Casa Magna Colorado

    Battle Rating: 1384 Wins: 2321 Losses: 2100

    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.

  187. Illusione Singularé 2013 Rose Croix cigar

    187. Singularé 2013 Rose Croix

    Battle Rating: 1384 Wins: 765 Losses: 851

    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.

  188. Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Umbagog cigar

    188. Umbagog

    Battle Rating: 1384 Wins: 112 Losses: 194

    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.

  189. La Barba One and Only cigar

    189. One and Only

    Battle Rating: 1382 Wins: 982 Losses: 1177

    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.

  190. Espinosa 601 La Bomba Napalm cigar

    190. 601 La Bomba Napalm

    Battle Rating: 1380 Wins: 1510 Losses: 1948

    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!

  191. Sensei's Sensational Sarsaparilla cigar

    191. Sarsaparilla

    Battle Rating: 1379 Wins: 6131 Losses: 5329

    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.

  192. Room101 Ichiban cigar

    192. Ichiban

    Battle Rating: 1379 Wins: 1753 Losses: 2906

    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.

  193. Cubariqueño Cigar Co. Protocol Probable Cause cigar

    193. Protocol Probable Cause

    Battle Rating: 1379 Wins: 1369 Losses: 1346

    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.

  194. Cubanacan HR cigar

    194. HR – Hirochi Robaina

    Battle Rating: 1378 Wins: 5666 Losses: 5525

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

  195. Flor de D'Crossier 512 cigar

    195. Flor de D’Crossier 512

    Battle Rating: 1378 Wins: 6155 Losses: 5152

    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.

  196. Joya de Nicaragua Cuatro Cinco cigar

    196. Cuatro Cinco Reserva Especial

    Battle Rating: 1378 Wins: 3872 Losses: 3446

    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.

  197. Fable Cigars Fourth Prime

    197. Fourth Prime

    Battle Rating: 1378 Wins: 259 Losses: 274

    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.

  198. Rocky Patel Sun Grown cigar

    198. Rocky Patel Sun Grown

    Battle Rating: 1377 Wins: 1498 Losses: 1901

    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.

  199. Romeo Añejo cigar

    199. ROMEO Añejo

    Battle Rating: 1374 Wins: 4301 Losses: 6804

    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.

  200. Punch Rare Corojo cigar

    200. Rare Corojo

    Battle Rating: 1374 Wins: 1818 Losses: 1971

    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.

  201. E.P. Carrillo CORE Natural cigar

    201. E.P. Carrillo CORE

    Battle Rating: 1372 Wins: 2400 Losses: 2244

    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.

  202. EP Carrillo Short Run 2016 cigar

    202. Short Run 2016

    Battle Rating: 1372 Wins: 1609 Losses: 1947

    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.

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

    203. L’Atelier Extension de la Racine

    Battle Rating: 1371 Wins: 2956 Losses: 3240

    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.

  204. Balmoral Añejo XO cigar

    204. Balmoral Añejo XO

    Battle Rating: 1371 Wins: 1932 Losses: 1991

    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.

  205. Warped El Oso Ursus cigar

    205. El Oso Ursus

    Battle Rating: 1371 Wins: 1050 Losses: 1214

    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.

  206. Room101 Master Collection Three cigar

    206. Master Collection Three

    Battle Rating: 1369 Wins: 4676 Losses: 6330

    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.

  207. Rocky Patel Super Ligero cigar

    207. Rocky Patel Super Ligero

    Battle Rating: 1368 Wins: 5535 Losses: 6146

    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.

  208. Drew Estate MUWAT Kentucky Fire Cured cigar

    208. Kentucky Fire Cured

    Battle Rating: 1368 Wins: 1980 Losses: 2333

    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.

  209. Eiroa cigar

    209. EIROA

    Battle Rating: 1367 Wins: 5745 Losses: 5799

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

  210. Warped Futuro cigar

    210. Futuro

    Battle Rating: 1366 Wins: 5790 Losses: 5972

    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”.

  211. Punch Signature cigar

    211. Punch Signature

    Battle Rating: 1366 Wins: 4707 Losses: 6750

    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.

  212. Serino 20th Anniversary Royale XX Maduro cigar

    212. Serino Royale Maduro XX

    Battle Rating: 1366 Wins: 635 Losses: 811

    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.

  213. Quesada 40th Anniversary cigar

    213. Quesada 40th Anniversary

    Battle Rating: 1364 Wins: 5796 Losses: 5681

    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.

  214. Camacho Shellback cigar

    214. Shellback

    Battle Rating: 1364 Wins: 3309 Losses: 4349

    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.

  215. Sancho Panza Belicosos cigar

    215. Sancho Panza Belicosos

    Battle Rating: 1363 Wins: 696 Losses: 751

    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.

  216. Cornelius & Anthony Cornelius cigar

    216. Cornelius

    Battle Rating: 1361 Wins: 1576 Losses: 1772

    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.

  217. AJ Fernandez San Lotano Requiem Habano cigar

    217. San Lotano Requiem Habano

    Battle Rating: 1361 Wins: 423 Losses: 438

    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.

  218. Alec Bradley Tempus cigar

    218. Tempus

    Battle Rating: 1360 Wins: 2454 Losses: 2442

    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.

  219. Tatuaje Tattoo cigar

    219. Tattoo

    Battle Rating: 1359 Wins: 5712 Losses: 5637

    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.

  220. Illusione ~eccj~ 20th cigar

    220. ~eccj~ 20th

    Battle Rating: 1359 Wins: 1548 Losses: 1744

    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.

  221. Sindicato Particulares cigar

    221. Particulares

    Battle Rating: 1359 Wins: 1309 Losses: 1618

    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.

  222. Room101 San Andrés cigar

    222. Room101 San Andrés

    Battle Rating: 1358 Wins: 1920 Losses: 2143

    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.

  223. Southern Draw Firethorn cigar

    223. Southern Draw Firethorn

    Battle Rating: 1357 Wins: 2503 Losses: 3870

    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.

  224. La Barba Purple cigar

    224. La Barba Purple

    Battle Rating: 1357 Wins: 1207 Losses: 1551

    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.

  225. Room101 OSOK One Shot One Kill

    225. OSOK

    Battle Rating: 1356 Wins: 5825 Losses: 6185

    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.

  226. Henry Clay Tattoo cigar

    226. Henry Clay Tattoo

    Battle Rating: 1356 Wins: 5128 Losses: 6032

    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.

  227. Cohiba Nicaragua cigar

    227. Cohiba Nicaragua

    Battle Rating: 1356 Wins: 4932 Losses: 6586

    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.

  228. Hoyo de Monterrey Du Prince cigar

    228. Hoyo de Monterrey Le Hoyo du Prince

    Battle Rating: 1356 Wins: 1830 Losses: 1655

    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.

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

    229. L′Esprit de Vérité Robusto 2008 Vintage

    Battle Rating: 1355 Wins: 5076 Losses: 5998

    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.

  230. Espinosa 601 Red Label cigar

    230. 601 Red Label

    Battle Rating: 1355 Wins: 1277 Losses: 1540

    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.

  231. Rocky Patel Tabaquero Hamlet Paredes cigar

    231. Tabaquero Hamlet Paredes

    Battle Rating: 1354 Wins: 5343 Losses: 6100

    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.

  232. San Lotano Oval cigar by AJ Fernandez

    232. San Lotano Oval

    Battle Rating: 1354 Wins: 2646 Losses: 2313

    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.

  233. L'Atelier Identité cigar

    233. Identité

    Battle Rating: 1353 Wins: 264 Losses: 414

    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.

  234. La Jugada Habano cigar

    234. La Jugada Habano

    Battle Rating: 1352 Wins: 5922 Losses: 5714

    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.

  235. Illusione Epernay cigar

    235. Epernay

    Battle Rating: 1352 Wins: 5476 Losses: 5932

    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.

  236. Sindicato cigar

    236. Sindicato

    Battle Rating: 1351 Wins: 5011 Losses: 6223

    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.

  237. Room101 The Big Payback cigar

    237. The Big Payback

    Battle Rating: 1350 Wins: 4930 Losses: 6519

    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.

  238. Macanudo Estate Reserve 2015 cigar

    238. Macanudo Estate Reserve 2015

    Battle Rating: 1350 Wins: 1785 Losses: 2724

    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.

  239. Partagás Shorts cigar

    239. Partagás Shorts

    Battle Rating: 1350 Wins: 1691 Losses: 1756

    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.

  240. Flor de Gonzalez FDG 20 Aniversario Maduro cigar

    240. FDG 20 Aniversario Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1348 Wins: 1390 Losses: 1661

    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.

  241. CAO Consigliere cigar

    241. Consigliere

    Battle Rating: 1348 Wins: 1266 Losses: 1642

    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.

  242. Quesada Keg cigar

    242. Quesada Keg

    Battle Rating: 1347 Wins: 2113 Losses: 2556

    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.

  243. Crux Guild cigar

    243. Crux Guild

    Battle Rating: 1347 Wins: 1533 Losses: 1765

    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.

  244. Island Jim # TWO cigar

    244. Island Jim No. 2

    Battle Rating: 1345 Wins: 1511 Losses: 1760

    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.

  245. Trinidad Fundadores cigar

    245. Trinidad Fundadores

    Battle Rating: 1345 Wins: 1422 Losses: 1438

    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. Rocky Patel Prohibition Mexican San Andreas Maduro cigar

    246. Prohibition – San Andreas Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1344 Wins: 5030 Losses: 6339

    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.

  247. Espinosa Crema cigar

    247. Espinosa Crema

    Battle Rating: 1344 Wins: 1516 Losses: 1608

    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.

  248. Matilde Serena cigar

    248. Matilde Serena

    Battle Rating: 1343 Wins: 669 Losses: 778

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

  249. Espinosa 601 Blue Label maduro cigar

    249. 601 Blue Label

    Battle Rating: 1341 Wins: 5391 Losses: 5843

    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.

  250. Perdomo Habano cigar

    250. Perdomo Habano Connecticut

    Battle Rating: 1341 Wins: 4996 Losses: 6707

    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.

  251. Room101 Chief Cool Arrow cigar

    251. Chief Cool Arrow

    Battle Rating: 1341 Wins: 1364 Losses: 1829

    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.

  252. BLK WKS Studio Boondocks Saint cigar

    252. Boondocks Saint

    Battle Rating: 1341 Wins: 1174 Losses: 1621

    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.

  253. HOYO by Hoyo de Monterrey

    253. HOYO

    Battle Rating: 1339 Wins: 1368 Losses: 2082

    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.

  254. La Palina Maduro cigar

    254. La Palina Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1338 Wins: 1891 Losses: 1838

    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.

  255. Tatuaje Négociant Monopole cigar

    255. Négociant

    Battle Rating: 1338 Wins: 139 Losses: 173

    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.

  256. D'Crossier Golden Blend Aged 10 Years cigar

    256. Golden Blend Aged 10 Years

    Battle Rating: 1334 Wins: 5239 Losses: 5548

    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.

  257. Rocky Patel Freedom cigar

    257. Rocky Patel Freedom

    Battle Rating: 1334 Wins: 4942 Losses: 6920

    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.

  258. 1502 XO cigar

    258. 1502 XO

    Battle Rating: 1334 Wins: 1820 Losses: 1897

    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.

  259. La Jugada Prieto cigar

    259. La Jugada Prieto

    Battle Rating: 1334 Wins: 1526 Losses: 1717

    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.

  260. Sindicato Hex cigar

    260. Hex

    Battle Rating: 1333 Wins: 4091 Losses: 7064

    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.

  261. Crowned Heads Headley Grange Drumstick cigar

    261. Headley Grange Drumstick LE 2013

    Battle Rating: 1332 Wins: 1567 Losses: 1949

    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.

  262. Quesada Fonseca Nicaragua cigar

    262. Fonseca Nicaragua

    Battle Rating: 1332 Wins: 1307 Losses: 1692

    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.

  263. Viaje Honey & Hand Grenades cigar

    263. Honey & Hand Grenades

    Battle Rating: 1332 Wins: 661 Losses: 960

    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.

  264. Brick House cigar

    264. Brick House

    Battle Rating: 1331 Wins: 5535 Losses: 6558

    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.

  265. San Cristobal Elegancia cigar

    265. San Cristobal Elegancia

    Battle Rating: 1331 Wins: 430 Losses: 495

    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.

  266. Pinar Del Rio Habano Sun Grown cigar

    266. Pinar del Río Habano Sun Grown

    Battle Rating: 1330 Wins: 4465 Losses: 6691

    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.

  267. Alec Bradley Black Market cigar

    267. Black Market

    Battle Rating: 1330 Wins: 2400 Losses: 3036

    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. La Gran Llave cigar

    268. La Gran Llave

    Battle Rating: 1330 Wins: 1415 Losses: 1873

    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.

  269. Ave Maria Argentum cigar

    269. Ave Maria Argentum

    Battle Rating: 1330 Wins: 1373 Losses: 1490

    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.

  270. Nestor Miranda Habano cigar

    270. Nestor Miranda Habano

    Battle Rating: 1328 Wins: 4566 Losses: 6783

    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.

  271. La Palina Bill's Blend TAA 2016 cigar

    271. La Palina Bill’s Blend

    Battle Rating: 1328 Wins: 1485 Losses: 1802

    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.

  272. Partagas Benji Menendez Master Series Prominentes cigar

    272. Benji Menendez Partagas Master Series

    Battle Rating: 1328 Wins: 663 Losses: 769

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

  273. Macanudo Inspirado Black cigar

    273. Macanudo Inspirado Black

    Battle Rating: 1325 Wins: 88 Losses: 161

    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.

  274. CLE Corojo cigar

    274. CLE Corojo

    Battle Rating: 1324 Wins: 410 Losses: 459

    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.

  275. 275. Casa Cuba

    Battle Rating: 1323 Wins: 6200 Losses: 5471

    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.

  276. Crowned Heads J.D. Howard Reserve cigar

    276. J.D. Howard Reserve

    Battle Rating: 1323 Wins: 2835 Losses: 3646

    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.

  277. Por Larrañaga Petit Coronas cigar

    277. Por Larrañaga Petit Coronas

    Battle Rating: 1323 Wins: 278 Losses: 377

    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.

  278. La Palina Red Label cigar

    278. La Palina Red Label

    Battle Rating: 1322 Wins: 5452 Losses: 5853

    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.

  279. Por Larrañaga Picadores cigar

    279. Por Larrañaga Picadores

    Battle Rating: 1322 Wins: 266 Losses: 414

    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.

  280. Partagas 1845

    280. Partagas 1845

    Battle Rating: 1320 Wins: 1765 Losses: 2356

    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.

  281. Gurkha Cellar Reserve Platinum Edition cigar

    281. Cellar Reserve Platinum Edition

    Battle Rating: 1320 Wins: 1410 Losses: 1850

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

  282. Illusione Haut 10 cigar

    282. Haut 10

    Battle Rating: 1320 Wins: 1316 Losses: 1546

    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.

  283. Romeo y Julieta 1875 cigar

    283. Romeo y Julieta 1875

    Battle Rating: 1319 Wins: 3142 Losses: 4138

    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.

  284. San Cristóbal de La Habana cigar

    284. San Cristóbal de La Habana El Príncipe

    Battle Rating: 1319 Wins: 1551 Losses: 1745

    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.

  285. Warped Corto cigar

    285. Corto

    Battle Rating: 1318 Wins: 3659 Losses: 4153

    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.

  286. Punch Habanos cigar

    286. Punch

    Battle Rating: 1317 Wins: 351 Losses: 356

    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.

  287. Asylum Medulla Oblongata cigar

    287. Medulla Oblongata

    Battle Rating: 1317 Wins: 89 Losses: 169

    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.

  288. Quesada Reserva Privada Oscuro cigar

    288. Quesada Reserva Privada Oscuro

    Battle Rating: 1316 Wins: 1737 Losses: 1514

    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.

  289. Nomad Esteli Lot 8613 cigar

    289. Nomad Esteli Lot 8613

    Battle Rating: 1315 Wins: 4791 Losses: 6325

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

  290. Partagas Aniversario 170 cigar

    290. Partagas 170

    Battle Rating: 1312 Wins: 1683 Losses: 2333

    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.

  291. Vegas Robaina cigar

    291. Vegas Robaina

    Battle Rating: 1311 Wins: 5123 Losses: 6181

    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.

  292. Regius Exclusivo U.S.A. cigar

    292. Regius Exclusivo U.S.A.

    Battle Rating: 1309 Wins: 379 Losses: 501

    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.

  293. Gran Habano Corojo #5 cigar

    293. Gran Habano Corojo #5

    Battle Rating: 1307 Wins: 1699 Losses: 2677

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

  294. Henry Clay Brevas

    294. Henry Clay

    Battle Rating: 1307 Wins: 1805 Losses: 2399

    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.

  295. The Rake cigar by Moya Ruiz

    295. The Rake

    Battle Rating: 1304 Wins: 5456 Losses: 5978

    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.

  296. Hoyo de Monterrey Excalibur cigar

    296. Excalibur – Connecticut

    Battle Rating: 1304 Wins: 1953 Losses: 2762

    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.

  297. Cuaba Cuban cigar

    297. Cuaba

    Battle Rating: 1303 Wins: 2099 Losses: 2783

    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.

  298. Gurkha Legend cigar

    298. Gurkha Legend

    Battle Rating: 1302 Wins: 1346 Losses: 2238

    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.

  299. Cubao Maduro cigar by EO Brands

    299. Cubao Maduro (EO Brands)

    Battle Rating: 1301 Wins: 4700 Losses: 6205

    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.

  300. Quesada Fonseca cigar

    300. Fonseca

    Battle Rating: 1300 Wins: 1404 Losses: 2036

    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.

  301. Ortega Serie D Natural cigar

    301. Ortega Serie D Natural

    Battle Rating: 1299 Wins: 5560 Losses: 6289

    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.

  302. Gurkha Heritage cigar

    302. Gurkha Heritage

    Battle Rating: 1297 Wins: 3537 Losses: 7884

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

  303. Maya Selva Flor de Selva Connecticut cigar

    303. Flor de Selva Connecticut

    Battle Rating: 1296 Wins: 4343 Losses: 6878

    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.

  304. La Palina Goldie Dalia cigar

    304. Goldie Dalia

    Battle Rating: 1296 Wins: 1621 Losses: 1675

    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.

  305. Illusione Gigantes cigar

    305. Illusione *G* Gigantes

    Battle Rating: 1296 Wins: 1423 Losses: 1728

    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.

  306. Perdomo Reserve 10th Anniversary Champagne cigar

    306. Perdomo Reserve Champagne

    Battle Rating: 1295 Wins: 2332 Losses: 2619

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

  307. E.P. Carrillo Elite Elenco cigar

    307. Elencos

    Battle Rating: 1294 Wins: 43 Losses: 84

    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.

  308. Warped Don Reynaldo Regalos cigar

    308. Don Reynaldo Regalos

    Battle Rating: 1292 Wins: 5271 Losses: 5479

    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.

  309. Cohiba Macassar cigar

    309. Cohiba Macassar

    Battle Rating: 1292 Wins: 330 Losses: 480

    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.

  310. La Barba Red cigar

    310. La Barba Red

    Battle Rating: 1291 Wins: 1321 Losses: 1625

    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.).

  311. Room101 Johnny Tobacconaut cigar

    311. Johnny Tobacconaut

    Battle Rating: 1290 Wins: 3012 Losses: 4312

    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.

  312. Curivari Buenaventura cigar

    312. Buenaventura

    Battle Rating: 1290 Wins: 1871 Losses: 2532

    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.

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

    313. Big Papi

    Battle Rating: 1290 Wins: 1153 Losses: 1554

    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.

  314. Leccia Tobacco Black cigar

    314. Leccia Black

    Battle Rating: 1289 Wins: 3055 Losses: 3430

    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.

  315. Camacho Connecticut cigar

    315. Camacho Connecticut

    Battle Rating: 1289 Wins: 1657 Losses: 2077

    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.

  316. Macanudo Inspirado White cigar

    316. Macanudo Inspirado White

    Battle Rating: 1289 Wins: 85 Losses: 170

    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.

  317. Ventura Cigar Co. Archetype Initiation cigar

    317. Archetype Initiation

    Battle Rating: 1284 Wins: 310 Losses: 559

    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.

  318. Gurkha Ghost cigar

    318. Gurkha Ghost

    Battle Rating: 1283 Wins: 4270 Losses: 7563

    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.

  319. Regius of London Black Label cigar

    319. Regius Black Label

    Battle Rating: 1282 Wins: 2882 Losses: 4175

    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.

  320. MoyaRuiz The Chinese Finger Trap cigar

    320. The Chinese Finger Trap

    Battle Rating: 1279 Wins: 2732 Losses: 4329

    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.

  321. Epic Maduro Reserva cigar

    321. Epic Maduro Reserva

    Battle Rating: 1278 Wins: 5458 Losses: 6196

    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.

  322. Foundry Tobacco Company Time Flies cigar

    322. Time Flies

    Battle Rating: 1277 Wins: 309 Losses: 544

    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.

  323. Henry Clay Stalk Cut cigar

    323. Henry Clay Stalk Cut

    Battle Rating: 1275 Wins: 1713 Losses: 2456

    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.

  324. Alec Bradley Family Blend The Lineage cigar

    324. The Lineage

    Battle Rating: 1275 Wins: 1776 Losses: 2010

    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.

  325. Warped Villa Sombra cigar

    325. Villa Sombra

    Battle Rating: 1274 Wins: 66 Losses: 158

    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.

  326. Room101 The Big Payback Connecticut cigar

    326. The Big Payback Connecticut

    Battle Rating: 1273 Wins: 1418 Losses: 2421

    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.

  327. E.P. Carrillo New Wave Connecticut cigar

    327. New Wave Connecticut

    Battle Rating: 1269 Wins: 1342 Losses: 1991

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

  328. CLE Connecticut cigar

    328. CLE Connecticut

    Battle Rating: 1268 Wins: 1641 Losses: 2673

    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.

  329. Alec Bradley Sanctum cigar

    329. Sanctum

    Battle Rating: 1267 Wins: 2615 Losses: 3828

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

  330. Toraño Exodus cigar

    330. Toraño Exodus

    Battle Rating: 1267 Wins: 1123 Losses: 1517

    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.

  331. Tatuaje Anarchy Microblend cigar

    331. Anarchy

    Battle Rating: 1266 Wins: 5255 Losses: 5781

    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.

  332. Altadis USA Montecristo cigar

    332. Montecristo (Dominican Republic)

    Battle Rating: 1265 Wins: 1589 Losses: 2191

    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.

  333. Vegueros Cuban cigar

    333. Vegueros

    Battle Rating: 1259 Wins: 3898 Losses: 6918

    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.

  334. Yargüera H. Upmann cigar

    334. Yargüera H. Upmann

    Battle Rating: 1258 Wins: 1434 Losses: 2199

    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.

  335. La Sirena Merlion cigar

    335. Merlion

    Battle Rating: 1257 Wins: 4271 Losses: 6941

    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.

  336. Oliva Connecticut Reserve cigar

    336. Oliva Connecticut Reserve

    Battle Rating: 1256 Wins: 2241 Losses: 3300

    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.

  337. Cohiba "Red Dot" cigar

    337. Cohiba

    Battle Rating: 1255 Wins: 1409 Losses: 1994

    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. Nat Sherman Epoca cigar

    338. Epoca

    Battle Rating: 1253 Wins: 3492 Losses: 4756

    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.

  339. NUb Maduro cigar

    339. NUb Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1253 Wins: 2054 Losses: 2786

    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.

  340. Crowned Heads Las Mareas cigar

    340. Las Mareas

    Battle Rating: 1253 Wins: 1345 Losses: 1778

    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.

  341. E.P. Carrillo INCH Colorado cigar

    341. INCH Colorado

    Battle Rating: 1250 Wins: 1326 Losses: 1749

    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.

  342. Drew Estate Kentucky Fire Cured Swamp Thang cigar

    342. Kentucky Fire Cured Swamp Thang

    Battle Rating: 1248 Wins: 153 Losses: 297

    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.

  343. Leccia Luchador El Gringo cigar

    343. Luchador El Gringo

    Battle Rating: 1246 Wins: 4471 Losses: 6740

    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.

  344. Cohiba Blue cigar

    344. Cohiba Blue

    Battle Rating: 1245 Wins: 240 Losses: 424

    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.

  345. Asylum 13 Ogre cigar

    345. Asylum 13 Ogre

    Battle Rating: 1244 Wins: 4088 Losses: 7626

    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.

  346. CAO Colombia cigar

    346. CAO Colombia

    Battle Rating: 1244 Wins: 4750 Losses: 6991

    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.

  347. 347. CroMagnon Fomorian

    Battle Rating: 1243 Wins: 4102 Losses: 7434

    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).

  348. Schizo Maduro cigar

    348. Schizo Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1241 Wins: 1258 Losses: 2848

    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).

  349. Flor de Rafael Gonzalez Marquez cigar

    349. Flor de Rafael González Márquez

    Battle Rating: 1237 Wins: 4061 Losses: 6860

    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.

  350. Nomad Martial Law cigar

    350. Martial Law

    Battle Rating: 1234 Wins: 538 Losses: 945

    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.

  351. Foundry Chillin' Moose cigar

    351. Chillin’ Moose

    Battle Rating: 1230 Wins: 1219 Losses: 2045

    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.

  352. Room101 Big Delicious cigar

    352. Big Delicious

    Battle Rating: 1224 Wins: 4071 Losses: 6703

    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.

  353. Gurkha The Beast cigar

    353. The Beast

    Battle Rating: 1223 Wins: 1484 Losses: 2647

    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.

  354. CAO La Traviata cigar

    354. La Traviata

    Battle Rating: 1222 Wins: 1717 Losses: 2716

    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.

  355. Foundry Chillin' Moose Too cigar

    355. Chillin’ Moose Too

    Battle Rating: 1210 Wins: 1144 Losses: 1943

    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.

  356. Isla del Sol cigar

    356. Isla del Sol

    Battle Rating: 1196 Wins: 1207 Losses: 2725

    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.

  357. La Jugada Nunchuck cigar

    357. La Jugada Nunchuck

    Battle Rating: 1195 Wins: 1278 Losses: 2047

    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…

  358. Onyx Reserve cigar

    358. Onyx Reserve

    Battle Rating: 1189 Wins: 4167 Losses: 7429

    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.

  359. Arandoza Red Label cigar

    359. Arandoza Red Label

    Battle Rating: 1187 Wins: 4132 Losses: 6818

    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.

  360. Espinosa La Zona Connecticut cigar

    360. La Zona Connecticut

    Battle Rating: 1177 Wins: 4405 Losses: 7138

    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.

  361. Ortega Wild Bunch Warrior Joe cigar

    361. Wild Bunch: Warrior Joe

    Battle Rating: 1166 Wins: 1023 Losses: 2364

    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.

  362. Sindicato Maniac cigar

    362. Maniac

    Battle Rating: 1123 Wins: 993 Losses: 2189

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

  363. Acid Cold Infusion cigar

    363. Acid Cold Infusion

    Battle Rating: 1120 Wins: 2852 Losses: 8733

    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.

  364. MoyaRuiz Pickle Juice cigar

    364. Pickle Juice

    Battle Rating: 1086 Wins: 1142 Losses: 2806

    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.

  365. ACID Kuba Kuba cigar

    365. ACID Kuba Kuba

    Battle Rating: 1075 Wins: 1849 Losses: 4430

    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.