The cigar countdown began Monday December 1st with cigar #30.  Cigar #29 is unveiled on December 2nd, Cigar #28 on December 3rd, etc. When we get to #1 and #2, we will hold a little suspense and announce those cigars on New Years’ Eve.  Cigars eligible are ones released for the first time to retailers during the “2014 Cigar Year” (November 28, 2013 through November 27, 2013 – the Cigar Coop Black Friday to Thanksgiving cycle). The process is detailed in the December 2014 Editor’s Corner column.

I hope you will enjoy this original concept in sharing my top cigars of the year.

The List (Scroll down to see current spot in the countdown)



1 Joel Sherman 75th Celebration by Nat Sherman
2 Quesada 40th Anniversary Corona Clasica
3 Davidoff Art Edition 2014
4 Debonaire Maduro
5 Regius Damaris
6 Casa Fernandez Aniversario Series Boheme No. 35
7 Hammer + Sickle Sochi Limited Edition 2014
8 Illusione Fume D’Amour
9 Casa Fernandez Aniversario Serie 2014 – The Ares
10 Las Cumbres Tabaco Senorial by Jose Blanco
11 Torano Exodus 1959 Finite 2013
12 601 La Bomba Warhead II by Espinosa Cigars
13 Davidoff Year of the Sheep Limited Edition 2015
14 Long Live the King by Caldwell Cigar Company
15 Avo Limited Edition 2014 – Avo 88
16 Aging Room Bin No. 1 by Boutique Blends Cigars
17 Cohiba Comador
18 Tatuaje Jekyll
19 J. Grotto Anniversary by Ocean State Cigars
20 Tortuga 215 Reserva El Coyote Negro by Legacy Brands
21 Federal Cigar 93rd Anniversary Reserve No. 2 by Oliva
22 Regius of London Claro Especial Exclusivo U.S.A 
23 Viaje Plata Lancero
24 A.J. Fernandez New World
25 Viva Republica Propaganda
26 Pedro Martin Limited Edition
27 WCD 127 Tatuaje Limited Edition
28 La Colmena Unico Especial by Warped Cigars
29 E.P. Carrillo Medalla D’Platino
30 Viaje Cache

For more information on our vision and criteria for the 2014 Cigar of the Year countdown, see our December 2014 Editor’s Corner.


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