COMMON CIGAR SHAPES, LENGTHS & SMOKING TIME
|Gauge/Rings||Short under 5 1/2"||Meduim
5 1/2"-6 3/4"
|Long over 6 3/4|
|Skinny/Thin||Under 40|| Short Panatela, Belvedere, Ascot, Demitasse
(35 -45 min)
(45 - 60 min)
|Medium||40-48|| Petite Corona
(30 - 45)
| Double Corona
|Fat/Thick||Over 48|| Robusto, Rothschild
|Gran Corona, Toro|| Churchill, Diademas, Gigante, Presidente, Immensa
UNCOMMON CIGAR SHAPES A.K.A. FIGURADO
Belicoso & Petite Belicoso: have a pointed, cone-shaped head; the belicoso is roughly 6 inches long with a ring gauge of 48 while the petite is 5 inches long with a 40 ring gauge.
Culebras: Three Panatelas (or 5 - 6 inch cigars with a ring gauge of 34 or 1/2 inch) braided together.
Perfecto: A rounder cigar which is similar to the torpedo, but with two closed ends.
Pyramid: roughly 6 - 7" long with 52 ring gauge at the foot to a 42 gauge at the head (cap); it has a pointed, coned and closed head.
Torpedo: has a pointed head, closed foot and a bulge in the middle; it varies in length and ring gauge.