Astley's: No. 2 Mixture 50g

Product Number: 003-005-0002

Astley's began as tobacconist located in the upscale shopping district of Jerym Street in London. They contracted pipe makers such as Dunhill, James Upshall, L&JS, and Bill Taylor of Ashton Pipes to make pipes for them, while they mixed fine tobaccos. Astley's Mixture No. 2 is a balanced blend of Red and Gold Virginias elevated with Perique.

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  • Components: Perique, Virginia
  • Family: Virginia
  • Cut: Ribbon
Customer Reviews (7 Total)
Overall Rating:
2.29 out of 5 stars
Really Bad
October 26, 2018
Product: Astley's No. 2 Mixture 50g
Someone should tell you this is heavily cased with some kind of nausea producing stuff. Opened the tin and threw it out. Aint gonna mess up a good pipe with this crap!
Really Bad
October 26, 2018
Product: Astley's No. 2 Mixture 50g
Someone should tell you this is heavily cased with some kind of nausea producing stuff. Opened the tin and threw it out. Aint gonna mess up a good pipe with this crap!
Delicious... with some age.
July 04, 2018
Product: Astley's No. 2 Mixture 50g
It needs a little age, but boy it’s delicious when you get there.
Good experience
December 23, 2015
Product: Astley's No. 2 Mixture 50g
This is a Virginia forward blend with a light perique . The cut is stringy , almost a shag which many smokers enjoy . This is really nice if you want a light hit of perique.
The mixture is not outstanding
May 21, 2021
Product: Astley's No. 2 Mixture 50g
Tin 50 gr, Astley's: No. 2 Mixture. When you open the tin, you can smell the pungent smell of Perica and the herbaceous Virginia. The mixture is slightly damp, requires light drying for smoking. Ribbon cut, very convenient for filling the bowl. Burns... Read More
Vinegar up front
February 14, 2021
Product: Astley's No. 2 Mixture 50g
Of the many blends I've tried, this makes the bottom of my list. I tasted little more than vinegar and was left with tongue bite. I'll jar it for a year or two to see if it improves with time. If not, it goes in the bin.
Summer time
February 12, 2021
Product: Astley's No. 2 Mixture 50g
Smoked it by a very hot summer afternoon in Romania drinking agood and fresh glass of white wine. It was a terrific experience. This tobacco is for those who have the time to taste taking the requested time and coolness.