Sillem's - Black 100g
In all honesty, I tend to be leery of aromatics. Granted, that this is an English aromatic the light cherry note did worry me just a bit. The moisture content seems perfect out of the tin, but as others have noted, it was a bit hard to get going. Once it finally caught, it was good to go. As I said this was a delightful smoke. The Latakia comes through smoky smooth and the slight hint of cherry Is a delightful Accent.
G. L. Pease - Gaslight 2oz
1st & 2nd Impressions
Upon first cracking the tin, I was put off slightly by the aroma wafting up to greet me. After my first two bowls I was, to say the least, unimpressed. I decided to let it sit for a few weeks and come back to it. Upon revisiting Gauslight, I must say that my impressions of this blend have greatly improved. Aside from doing my part and packing my pipe better, I’m not sure what changed, but I must say, I do thoroughly enjoy Gaslight!
Cornell & Diehl - Bijou 2oz
Easy, flavorful and downright nice in my pipe!
Peter Stokkebye - PS400 Luxury Navy Flake
Hit or miss
At times I find PS400 somewhat enjoyable. At other times i find it harsh and hot.
Peter Stokkebye - PS52 Proper English
I am not a super seasoned English blend smoker. However, I find PS52 very appealing, easy to smoke and it has no tongue bite.
Seattle Pipe Club - Plum Pudding 2oz
As a new pipe smoker, I have been all over the board trying a multitude of different tobaccos. From reviews, I had high expectations for Plum Pudding. Initially, i was not a huge fan. Poor packing and zero drying (all on me of course) did not make for a pleasurable first experience. As I grew more competent, I came back to give PP (that sounds atrocious) another whirl. I’m so very glad I did. After improving my technique, I can honestly say that I throughly enjoy the Puddin’!!
Lane Limited - 1-Q
Wonderful aroma. Smokes nice and easy.
Sutliff - Z92 Vanilla Custard
The wife and kids love the tin & room note! Smokes nice and cool. Very enjoyable.