This weekend we will be debut a new soundstage on the La Flor Dominicana set of the The Cigar Authority which is a part of the United Podcast Network. Today’s cigar comes to us from United Cigar, and it’s one of the cigars we will feature on the show albeit in a different size. The cigar brings back the modern day version of the 5 cent cigar. No matter where you live, the cigar will be the same price thanks to a revolutionary promotion from the company. Tune in on Saturday and we will tell you all about this incredible program.
Cigar: Dos Hombres Dominican Cabinet
Wrapper: Dominican Republic
Binder: Dominican Republic
Filler: Dominican Republic
Ring Gauge: 44
The Look: Packaged in 20 count boxes, the artwork on the box and the cigars is a throwback to the logo’s of yesteryear. The name Does Hombres translates to two men and the logo features two well dressed gentlemen enjoying a cigar and celebrating the brotherhood that goes along with cigars. The cigar features a shade grown wrapper that has some subtle oils and a few thin veins. The cigar is well rolled and of average weight with a nicely packed foot.
The Notes: The cold draw has a subtle vanilla cream note to it with hints of earth and hay, with the latter two notes being dominant on the nose. Once the cigar is lit there, the first note is reminiscent of rye.
Smoking the first third of the Dos Hombres Dominican Cabinet some hints of maple begin to emerge with a subtle touch of molasses. As we continue to smoke the cigar as we get close to the next third, some hints of pecans to emerge. The retrohale of the cigar is extremely smooth with a sugar sweetness.
As we breach the midway point, the pecan notes really begin to shine and reminds me of driving through southern Georgia. As the cigar progresses further some hints of toffee begin to emerge with a subtle pepper and earth on the aroma and retrohale.
In the last third some hints of honey begin to emerge with continue toffee and an abundance of pecans. The retrohale sees a little more pepper added to the mix with some dry earth.
The Finish: When this cigar concluded, I actually wished that I had more time with it because I enjoyed it that much. Is this a cigar that will go down as one of the best cigars ever made, definitely not but it is an excellent value cigar that had a nice complexity to it with a profile that was right in my wheel house. While it’s not a 5-cent cigar, it’s price makes it a cigar that is needed in your humidor.
Price: $5.00 / $84.99 (Box of 20)