A smooth, bright flake of famous refinement and antiquarian origins, here in ready-rubbed form, Capstan Yellow, like its medium-bodied Blue sibling, was originally created by W.D. & H.O. Wills of Bristol during the latter half of the 19th century. Suffice to say, it's no accident this smoking mixture has survived as a favorite to so many generations.
I really liked the flake of this blend and honestly did not think the ready rubbed would be as good....but I would happy buy this version, especially since I was lucky enough to get some of the 5 year aged tins that were being sold recently. That bei... Read Moreng said, buy it fresh version and and confidently cellar it for a few years for an amazing tobacco. Read Less
I just got a good sample of this 5 year aged Virginia last week and it’s dang good stuff!!! Capstan Gold is basically a very good Virginia but the 5 years in the tin just sweetens the deal. Grab it while you can!!!
While I like the "blue" slightly more, this is also a 5 Star blend for the experienced pipe smoker. Burns clean with more high notes than the Blue." If you are an aromatic smoker (IE Frog Morton's Cellar), looking to cross over into Virginia's there ... Read Moreare better starting points than this blend. Read Less
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