Dignity cigars are eco-friendly Costa Rican puros. Dignity makes several different lines of cigars, as indicated in our previous review of one of the company's new offerings for 2012, the Dignity Rose Gold Cigar.
This quick review covers the Dignity Black Gold cigar, which is made with a Maduro wrapper. Black Gold was one of the company's trio of new cigars introduced back in 2010. I sampled a Black Gold cigar in the 5 x 50 Robusto size, and found it to be more enjoyable than the Rose Gold, at least for the first 30 minutes. The cigar had a medium peppery flavor at the start, which quickly developed into an earthy-leathery flavor with hints of a semi-sweet spice. The cigar had a good draw and smoked great for 15 minutes before it went out, requiring a relight. Another relight was needed 15 minutes later, but the flavor began to fade at this point. The cigar smoked for another 10 minutes before it went out for the third and final time, with about three inches remaining.
I rate the Dignity Black Gold cigar with 4 stars, but just for the first 30 minutes. After that point, the rating goes down. However, a Robusto that tastes really good for 30 minutes is worth a try, if the price is right. Dignity Black Gold Robustos sell for $179 per box of 25, which is just over $7 per cigar. This is not a bargain basement price, but is still a fair price to pay for a quality puro that is eco-friendly. More info about Dignity Cigars is available in our full review of the Dignity Rose Gold Cigar.
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