The Cigar Industry Report is a one-stop place to catch up on the activity here at Cigar Coop. It is a combination of the news reports, cigar reviews, and assessment updates we do throughout the week. In addition, each week we will look back at Cigar Coop history. Look for this report every Saturday morning at 8am Eastern Time.

Cigar Industry Report: Edition 312 (1/12/19)

2018 Cigar of the Year Countdown

This past week, we wrapped up the Cigar of the Year Countdown for 2018.

The criteria for the Countdown can be found here. We also announced changes to the 2019 Cigar of the Year in our Editor’s Corner.

Year in Review

This week we published our Performance Ratings

Prime Time Awards

This week we announced the Prime Time Award Winner for Best Small Factory.

News and Previews

Editor’s Corner

This week we published Editor’s Corner #95: Postseason 2018

Legislative News


Agile Cigar Reviews

Prime Time Show

This week for Episode 81 Ian Reith of Dapper Cigar Company was our special guest.

Prime Time Special Edition

No show this week.


Prime Time

Episode 82 (1/17/19): Cigar of the Year Panel Discussion
Episode 83 (1/31/19): Jarrid Trudeau, Kristoff Cigars

Prime Time Special Edition

Special Edition 45 (1/15/19) – Year in Review/Richard Overton
Special Edition 46 (1/22/19) – The LFD Big Game Show with Jonathan Carney

On this date January 12th