Cigar News

  1. The Best Cigar Value category is quite simple. We look at the 30 cigars that landed on the Cigar Coop Countdown and then determine which cigar provides the most bang for the buck. We have developed a very simple algorithm that looks at the price of a cigar and where the cigar landed on the […]
  2. On Episode 62 of Prime Time Jukebox, we continue our recap of the Rolling Stone’s recent refresh of their Top 500 songs of all time. This segment will cover songs 350 to 301 and Dave and Coop will go through some of their favorites that made the list, and assess how fairly these favorites were […]
  3. This past week Alec Bradley Cigar Company announced the 11th installment of its Fine & Rare Series, the Fine & Rare BC-(13)EV. Fine & Rare is an annual release in which each release incorporates ten tobaccos. The BC-(13)4EV was originally scheduled to be released by November 18, 2021, but packaging delays due to global supply […]
  4. The Prime Time Awards are voted on by members of the Cigar Coop team. The awards look at the impact on the cigar industry. Today, we unveil our choice for 2021 Person of the Year. This award looks at the individual who for better or worse had the most significant contributions to the cigar industry during the year.   […]
  5. United Cigars has announced the Big Papi Firecracker will make its debut at TPE 2022. The Big Papi Firecracker is a variation of the Slugger line by El Artista. It was blended by third generation owner Ram Rodriguez in collaboration with Major League Baseball superstar David Ortiz. While a lockout may delay the start of […]
  6. In 2019, Boutique Blends Cigars’ released the Aging Room Bin No. 2 line. As the name indicates, “Bin No. 2”  is a follow-up to another release, the Aging Room Bin No. 1. The original Bin No. 1 was made in the Dominican Republic at Tabacalera Palma by Jochy Blanco. The Bin No. 1 got its […]
  7. 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 […]
  8. General Cigar Company has announced that the CAO Amazon Basin, a limited edition cigar first released in 2014, is making a return. The cigar has been one of the most popular limited edition cigars released by General. The Amazon Basin blend incorporates a rare/low yield of tobacco called Brazilian Braganca. Back when we initially reported […]
  9. At Tobacco Plus Expo 2022 (TPE 2022), Drew Estate will launch the ACID 20 Connecticut Toro. As the name indicates it’s a Connecticut Shade version of the ACID 20. The cigar was announced January 20th on Drew Estate’s Freestyle Live show. The Toro size measures 6 x 54, but it is not the first Connecticut […]
  10.   Casa Cuevas Cigars has announced its two limited edition “Flaco” (7 x 43) offerings in its Casa Cuevas Maduro and Casa Cuevas Habano lines are returning. The cigars will make their return at the Tobacco Plus Expo 2022 (TPE 2022) scheduled to open on January 26, 2022, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Casa Cuevas […]