McClelland - Collector: Wilderness 50g
In the Rotation
Wilderness is (in MHO) an exceptional Balkan-style blend on the naturally sweet "flowery" side of things perfect for hot summer days (and nights for that matter). Larger bowls will bring out its complexity. Highly recommended. This is one of my top 5 in the rotation.
Cornell & Diehl - Black Frigate 2oz
GOES INTO THE ROTATION
If you like stout English-style blends and Seattle Pipe Club's Plum Pudding you'll very likely enjoy this one. It's not as subtle as PP but I liked it from the first light of the first bowl. I've got to get me some more of this!
McClelland - Collector: Arcade 50g
Exotic (in the right bowl)
Only when I tried Arcade in my widest bowled (over 1" wide) flake pipe did I get what this blend was about! It "opened right up" into a rather exotic and somewhat sweet "hot weather" blend IMO. In a lesser bowl it was absolutely noxious. Nothing else out there that I have tried tastes quite like this one, and it ain't bad at all. I must say that I have yet to find a McClelland blend that I don't like - thought at first that this one might have been the exception to that, but I was happily wrong!
Sutliff - 503 Heavy English
A Rather Nice Oriental!
Sutliff "Heavy English" ISN'T heavy at all - It's actually a rather mild Oriental blend, naturally quite sweet, and definitely tasty. I highly recommend this surprisingly economical blend.
McClelland - 5125 - Coyote Classic Full
Definately in the Rotation
This one is an all-day-long winner. This is also my favorite go-to pipe "break-in" tobacco. Very smooth and tasty medium strength English, smokes well in virtually any bowl.
McClelland - 2020 - Matured Cake Mixture
Relatively strong English-style, tasty and full flavored, but well behaved when rubbed out in a flake-type bowl. Cake is comparatively hard; recommend using a coffee-grinder or the like and hand-rubbing from there if needed.
McClelland - 5110 - Dark English Full
The "Dark English Full" name implies much more than it actually delivers - it is very mild (shall we say bland?) to the point of being boring IMO. They should call it "LIGHT English".