For details on the selection process for the Top 30 cigars on the Cigar Coop Cigar of the Year Countdown, see our criteria. The countdown begins on December 4, 2020 and concludes January 4, 2021.

Note: Scroll to the bottom of the Countdown on following each cigar revealed on a daily basis!

Rank

Cigar

1 The American Toro by J.C. Newman Cigar Company
2 La Flor Dominicana Litto Gomez Diez Small Batch No. 7
3 Perdomo Estate Selección Vintage Limited Edition Box-Pressed Maduro Regente
4 Aladino Cameroon Robusto by JRE Tobacco Co.
5 Asylum Seven 70 x 7
6 Esteban Carreras Unforsaken Toro Grande
7 HVC 500 Years Anniversary Teseros
8 La Galera Anemoi Eurus by IndianHead Cigars
9 Southern Draw Jacobs Ladder Brimstone Perfecto
10 601 La Bomba Warhead V by Espinosa Cigars
11 Perdomo Estate Selección Vintage Limited Edition Box-Pressed Sun Grown Regente
12 Undercrown Shade Suprema by Drew Estate
13 Southern Draw Rose of Sharon Desert Rose Belicoso FIno
14 Cohiba Spectre CS19
15 Powstanie SBC18
16 Mi Querida Triqui Traca No. 552 by Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust
17 Micallef A Churchill
18 Undercrown Maduro Corona Pequeña by Drew Estate
19 Romeo y Julieta Reserva Real Nicaragua Toro
20 Plasencia Alma del Fuego Candente
21 Alec Bradley Fine & Rare HOF / 506
22 Jaime Garcia Reserva Especial 10th Anniversary Limited Edition 2019 by My Father Cigars
23 Pichardo Reserva Familiar Habano Toro by ACE Prime
24 Saga Solaz Churchill by De Los Reyes Cigars
25 Rocky Patel Cigar Smoking World Championship Mareva
26 La Gloria Cubana Spanish Press Robusto
27 Villiger Cuellar Black Forest Toro Gordo
28 Joya de Nicaragua Cinco Décadas Diadema
29 Cuevas Reserva Natural Robusto by Casa Cuevas Cigars
30 La Aurora 107 Cosecha 2007 Corona Gorda

Person of the Year: Michael Herklots

Large Company of the Year: Drew Estate

Small/Medium Company of the Year: Oveja Negra Brands

Large Factory of the Year: Fábrica de Tabacos Joya de Nicaragua, S.A.

Small/Medium Factory of the YearFabrica Oveja Negra

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