Cigar Aficionado

2011 Cigar of the Year Released!

It's here—after smoking more than 700 cigars in exhaustive blind tastings, the editors of Cigar Aficionado have announced the Cigar of the Year. This morning, Cigar No. 1 was announced exclusively at cigaraficionado.com.

On Tuesday, cigars 10 through 8 were revealed; Wednesday cigars 7 though 5 and Thursday, cigars 4 through 2.

Coming Monday, January 9: Remainder of the Top 25

Tuesday, January 10: Best Bargain Cigars of 2011

Click here to view the 2011 Cigar of the Year.