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Cigar Reviews and Recommendations

Cigars are rated based on taste, draw, and construction (considering burn, appearance and feel). As an added feature, we also like cigar ratings based upon value, which includes the price factor.
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  6. Cigar Reviews 2011 (78)
  7. Cigar Reviews 2012 (31)
  8. Cigar Reviews 2013 (52)
  9. Cigar Reviews 2014 (12)
  10. Quick Reviews 2008 - 2010 (22)

Top 5 Cigars for New Smokers
Here's a list of mild and mild-to-medium strength cigars that taste great and are inexpensive. Great choices for new cigar smokers.

List of Cigars That Cost Less Than Two Dollars
List of top 10 cigars that cost less than $2 apiece is based on smoking and sampling hundreds of cigars over more than a ten year period.

Patriotic Cigars for American Holidays
List of top 5 cigars to smoke on the 4th of July and other American holidays. These are cigars that contain American tobacco, have patriotic American names, or have bands with red, white and blue colors.

Flavored Cigars
Our recommendations for artificially flavored cigars.

Cigar Christmas Gifts for 2013
Name brand cigars are at the top of our Christmas gift list for 2013.

Top Gifts for Cigar Smokers
Let's start by saying that there is not one specific top cigar gift that would be suitable for every cigar smoker in the world. Therefore, the following list of top cigar gifts was composed emphasizing the criteria that should be used for selecting a particular type of gift for a particular type of cigar smoker. Although the specific top cigar gift picks that are listed should please most cigar …

Best New Cigars to Give as Christmas Gifts in 2012
Top new cigars and accessories for Christmas gifts recommended for cigar smokers in 2012.

Giving Cigars & Accessories as Gifts
Choosing cigars and cigar accessories as gifts for both the new and seasoned connoisseur, especially for Christmas and other special occasions. Recommendations for specific brands of cigars and types of cigar accessories that will make a lasting impression.

Holiday Cigar Gift Suggestion
Cigar Christmas gifts for 2013 recommended by Dr. Mitch Fadem.

Cigars Tips - Do's and Don'ts For Cigar Connoisseurs
Top ten list of cigar tips for cigar connoisseurs includes recommended do's and don'ts along with free advice for cigar smokers.

Aging, Tasting, and Rating Cigars
Rating cigars is based on many factors that affect the flavor of a cigar, and can make the same cigar taste different to the same smoker under different conditions. Aging cigars in a cigar humidor is one factor you can control to improve the flavor of cigars.

How to Judge and Rate Cigars
How to rate and judge cigars and how to evaluate or determine what makes a cigar good or bad.

What Is My Favorite Cigar?
Dr. Mitch Fadem reveals his favorite cigars, past and present.

Best Cigars For Weddings
Top cigars recommended for wedding guests, grooms, and members of the wedding party and immediate family. Best cigars for special people on special occasions, and the importance of preparing the bride to be a cigar friendly wife. Cigar catering and rolling services, custom cigar bands, and other options for best wedding cigars.

Top 25 Cigars of 2013
The best cigars of 2013 according to Cigar Aficionado.

Top 25 Cigars of 2012
Top rated cigars for the year 2012, as ranked by Cigar Aficionado Magazine.

Top 25 Cigars of 2011
Cigar Aficionado's list of the best 25 premium cigars during 2011, including links to our reviews of some of the top 10 cigars.

Top 10 Cigars for 2010
Cigar Aficionado's Best 25 Cigars of 2010, including links to our reviews of cigar brands that ranked in the top 10.

Top 25 Cigars of 2009
Cigar Aficionado's list of Top 25 Cigars for 2009, which includes several cigars reviewed on cigars.about.com.

Top 25 Cigars of 2008
Cigar Aficionado's list of Top 25 Cigars for 2008, includes some brands reviewed on cigars.about.com.

Cigar Reviews from Smoke Magazine
Cigars are reviewed and rated by Smoke Magazine. Search their on-line database by brand or other criteria.

Top 25 Cigars of 2013
The best cigars of 2013 according to Cigar Aficionado.

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