Newminster: No.31 Optimal Choice Pipe Tobacco

Product Number: 005-528-0009

No.31, one of Newminster's most successful blends, consists of flue-cured tobaccos from the fields of Zimbabwe and Malawi which are blended with sweet processed Black Cavendish and mellow Burley tobaccos. A cocktail of fruit and vanilla flavors gives this blend its unique taste. No wonder Optimal Choice belongs to our bestsellers list.
Room Note:
  • Components: Virginia, Burley, Black Cavendish
  • Family: Aromatic
  • Cut: Ribbon
Customer Reviews (6 Total)
Overall Rating:
3.83 out of 5 stars
Pleasing aromatic.
July 27, 2015
Product: Newminster No.31 Optimal Choice Bulk
I ordered 4 ounces of this stuff enough to fill one jar and give it a try purely based on the above reviews. It was worth it. Opening the bag you get a pouch note of sugar and raisins not so much of berries. The ribbon cut is course and on the thicke... Read More
Very enjoyable, no hit from nic, great aroma
April 25, 2015
Product: Newminster No.31 Optimal Choice Bulk
Think I like this a bit better that #24 Imperial Nougat, but these blends are very similar. Both smoke fine. Are mild. Little to no nic hit. Great room note. Been smoking these outside on my porch the past week now that spring has sprung and neighbor... Read More
Good Smoke / Cherry, Vanilla Cream, Brandy Flavor
March 16, 2015
Product: Newminster No.31 Optimal Choice Bulk
I was very excited to try this based on the favorable reviews and that Newminster is a new brand. This tobacco is very similar to Macbaren's 7 Seas Red. Optimal Choice flavor is predominantly Cherry and Vanilla Creme with a hint of Brandy. It ligh... Read More
Newminster - No.31 Optimal Choice
October 05, 2013
Product: Newminster No.31 Optimal Choice Bulk
Newminster - No.31 Optimal Choice ; Star Rating = 4.25; Rating Scores - 10 is the Best and 0 is the Worst; Pouch Note = 9; Room Note = 9; Flavor = 8; Bite = 8; Burn = 8; After Taste = 8; Raw Score = 50; Rated Percentage = 83%; Comment = Sm... Read More
January 03, 2013
Product: Newminster No.31 Optimal Choice Bulk
Easy smoking, mild flavor, and little tongue bite make this one of my favorite blends so far. The room note is mild too. A good one to keep around.
Graet smoke
November 28, 2012
Product: Newminster No.31 Optimal Choice Bulk
This was a very nice tobacco, pleasant aroma and great price. The description does it justice.