After more a dozen times Cigar Dojo collaborate with some cigar manufacturers and brands, this time they collaborate with Alec & Bradley, a boutique-minded brand created in 2018 by second-generation cigar makers Alec and Bradley Rubin.
Both side focused on released a small-batch and unique cigars that offerings into the limelight, as a limited-edition project.
The cigar named URU DOSHI, draws from Cigar Dojo’s Japanese influence, Uru-Doshi is Japanese for “leap year”, and this project customized design in the traditional Japanese style that including the package of the cigar with a traditional Japanese lady with the background of orange color.
The cigar itself blended with a Honduran puro recipe (both filler, binder, and wrapper uses a Honduran tobacco leaves), selecting tobacco leaves from lots not seen throughout Alec & Bradley portfolio – as well as the parent company Alec & Bradley Cigar Co. Hand-rolled at Raíces Cubanas factory, at Danli, Honduras.
The blend is flavor forward and bright on the palate, offering a typical profile not commonly seen from the renowned factory facility, as they mentioning in a press release.
The cigar produced at Alec Bradley’s long-time manufacturing partner, Fábrica de Tabacos Raíces Cubanas S. de R.L (Raíces Cubanas).
Uru-Doshi coming with soft bundles packaged of 10 cigars, rolled in singular Toro vitola with 6 inches long by 52 ring gauge, and will feature tobaccos not previously used in Alec Bradley’s portfolio or the two previous cigars created by Alec & Bradley Rubin: Blind Faith in 2018, and Getekeeper that made with Ernesto Perez Carrillo Jr. in 2019.
Alec & Bradley is the company belongs to the sons of famous cigar-maker Alan Rubin, known with a prime quality of cigars products. Cigar Dojo is a reputation “cigar reviews and ratings” that in they already has an experienced collaborated with more than a dozen cigar producers and brands.
With those two reputations, it can be imagine about the quality and taste of Uru-Doshi. One side is a reputation premium cigars producer, and the others are experienced reviewer and rater of cigars.
It will be very critical and selected of the tobacco leaves to be blends for this Uru Doshi.
As the meaning of Japanese Uru-Doshi is a leap year, this cigars will be available every four years – every leap year that the month of February with the date of 29th.
The next occurrence happens to be February 29th, 2020.
With this Uru-Doshi both parties want to give their fans a special cigar that they can enjoy on a day that happens only once every four years.
As a limited edition or edicion limitada, the production of Uru Doshi only 300 bundles or 3,000 cigars, will sold next year and will be exclusive at the online retailer Smoke Inn Cigars.
As their schedule, the cigar will be start selling on February 20, 2020 or 02-20-2020. It is maybe a lucky number for Cigar Dojo and Alec & Bradley.
Leap year is called Uru-doshi in Japanese. It is spelled out as, “うるう年”. “年” is pronounced as “doshi” rather than “toshi”, and it means “year” in English.
Uru-doshi which occurs once every four years as a result of Earth completing the rotation of the sun every 365.25 days, requiring an additional day is added to the Georgian calendar every four years.
“While the concept of this cigar (being released on Leap Day) is super cool, what I am most excited about is the cigar itself.
Alec & Bradley brought out some unique tobacco for this blend that the Dojo team really fell in love with,” commented Cigar Dojo co-founder Eric Guttormson.