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A Deep Dive Into Our Ratings

Breaking down and analyzing our cigar ratings from the past year
| By Gregory Mottola | From The Godfather, March/April 2022
A Deep Dive Into Our Ratings
A year’s worth of ratings can provide enormous insight regarding the state of the premium cigar industry, but that much information can be difficult to recall all at once, which is why we’ve compiled this detailed analysis of 2021. It’s our annual, data-driven examination of 12 months’ worth of blind tastings, putting the spotlight on the countries that produced the highest-scoring cigars and the brands that consistently rose to the top of our 100-point system. Not to ignore your wallet, this report also serves as a price guide showing which countries delivered the best (and worst) bang for your buck. All the scores compiled here are a result of our blind-tasting …
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