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 410 (12/5/20)


The Headlines

2020 Cigar of the Year Countdown

Our 2020 Cigar of the Year Countdown started on December 4th and will run through January 4th. During this time we will countdown the top 30 cigars of 2020. This week the following cigars were unveiled:

The criteria for the 2020 Countdown can be found here.

J.C. Newman Ultimate Giveaway Contest

J.C. Newman has recently made available some J.C. Newman Brick House Culebra Muestra sets to Cigar Coop to use as a contest. Instead of just giving them away individually, we have once again assembled an Ultimate Giveaway!  This includes some more fun items from the Cigar Coop Battle of the Bands. This prize pack is worth $150.00. You can see the details here.


The News

Product Coverage

Other News

  • ProCigar: The annual festival in the Dominican Republic has been cancelled due to COVID-19.

Legislative News

  • U.S. Senate: S.9 is a proposed piece of legislation that calls for an exemption from FDA Regulation for premium handmade cigars. This week no new co-sponsors were added. The total number of sponsors remains at 15.
  • U.S. House of Representatives: H.R.1854 is the House Companion Bill to S.9. This week no new co-sponsors were added. The total number of sponsors remains 85.

Cigar Reviews


Agile Cigar Reviews

Features and Blog

Feature Story

  • None this week

The Blog

  • None this week

Prime Time Podcasts

Prime Time Show

Prime Time Special Edition

  • No Show This Week

Prime Time Jukebox

Upcoming Schedule

12/8: Prime Time Special Edition 89: Montecristo 1935 Anniversary Launch & Davidoff Mount Rushmore
12/10  Prime Time Episode 167: Tony Barrios, Stallone Cigars
12/14 Prime Time Jukebox Episode 25: The Christmas Music 2020 Episode

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