G. L. Pease - Sixpence 8oz
The blend is definitely great
So I met sixpences! When opened, tin has a mixed smell of DFK, Virginia and Perique. Recognizable and new at the same time. The flakes in a jar are just the right moisture to smoke, perfect. The amazing balance of the sweetness of Virginia, the "dark" taste of Kentucky and the pungency of Perique is striking, when none of them stands out or dominates. The blend is definitely great and will make my "favorite" list of pipe tobaccos.
Mac Baren - Vanilla Roll Cake 3.5oz
And it is probably possible that I will sometimes smoke it.
It will be correct to admit that 16 years ago I started with vanilla from Mac Baren. Then he gradually switched to Virginia / Perique, Kentucky and Aromatics and stopped smoking. But when I saw this new tobacco, I really wanted to try it. Of course, for me personally, there is too much sweetness, but in principle this new tobacco blend is not bad. And it is probably possible that I will sometimes smoke it.
Cornell & Diehl - Bourbon Bleu 8oz
so I returned to 8 oz
I bought a tin for 2 oz, I liked it, so I returned to 8 oz and I do not regret it. An amazing, pleasant smell when you open the can. The cake crumbles very easily and it is not difficult to fill the pipe. At the beginning of smoking, the sweetness of light Virginia and perique is very well felt, but not enough to "bite". The aromatization of Bourbon is secondary, not intrusive and enjoyable. There is little of dark-fired Kentucky in the mixture and it is barely felt. All in all an interesting and tasty mix, but not for smoking on the go.
G. L. Pease - Cumberland 2oz
the experienced Kentucky lover only
And so Cumberland hasn't smoked it in over five years. Enough time to forget. The moisture content of the tobacco mixture is just right for smoking, not wet or dry. The smell from the can is of course Kentucky with its smoked meats. Blend of Virginia Red, DFK and Perique. Of course, Kentucky predominates in this mixture and it gives that fortress (4 out of 5). Perique here, as it seemed to me in a small amount, is like the right spice in a salad. Perique is felt but not dominant. The mixture is only good for very, very slow smoking, cold on pipe fading. If you smoke otherwise you will get the bitterness of Kentucky and the bite of Perique. This tobacco is for the experienced Kentucky lover only.
G. L. Pease - Sixpence 2oz
The blend is definitely great
So I met sixpences! When opened, tin has a mixed smell of DFK, Virginia and Perique. Recognizable and new at the same time. The flakes in a jar are just the right moisture to smoke, perfect. The amazing balance of the sweetness of Virginia, the "dark" taste of Kentucky and the pungency of Perique is striking, when none of them stands out or dominates. The blend is definitely great and will make my "favorite" list of pipe tobaccos. Smoked in a hand-made Dublin pipe from Aivazovsky.
Cornell & Diehl - Sansepolcro 2oz
The tobacco blend is definitely not bad and balanced
Today I decided to open a jar of Sansepolcro for a trial. I must say right away that I made a mistake and began to smoke a new pipe from Savinelli, Caramella, with this tobacco, so I had to wait for the next one in the already tested and smoked pipe from Asikyan, in Acorn. The tobacco blend is definitely not bad and balanced. A well Virginia Red is felt in this blend and DFK adds strength and richness. But I miss the sharpness of Perik, which is unfortunately not here. This mixture is interesting but I don't think it will become a favorite.
A & C Petersen - Escudo Navy Deluxe 50g
The mix tastes like "damn good"
Well, it so happens that in many years of smoking a pipe, I have not smoked an Escudo from the Kingdom of Denmark. His time has come. Definitely, the smell from the can is great. Many people advise that the mixture of tobacco is old, but I think it should be no more than a year! Recommends to fluff up the tobacco rings and let them lie down a little "breathe air" before stuffing into the tube. Already at this moment in the air there is a slight smell of Virginia with notes of fresh hay and a pleasant aroma of Perique. In a fluffed form, the tobacco is perfectly packed (do not clot too much). The mix tastes like "damn good", ripe Virginia in the right portion and flavored with Perique. This mixture does not forgive hot smoking. With proper, thoughtful smoking, the taste is great, as soon as the rate of smoking increases, Perique immediately makes itself felt with its bite and Virginia with its bitterness. This tobacco blend is definitely great made for the seasoned pipe smoker. For the sample, I specially chose a tube with a small bowl. It seems to me a good combination with Vinche shell grain, Straight Panel Pot.
Carter Hall - Carter Hall 1.5oz Pouch
I don’t think I’ll go back to this tobacco blend again.
First tried by Carter Hall. When you open the package, the smell of the tobacco mixture is great, the ribbon cut is convenient for filling the bowl of the pipe (smoked in a straight billiard). Unfortunately, this is where the pleasant ends. Burley is known to smoke hot. You have to keep a very slow rate of smoking, but the strength of the tobacco is 1 in 5 and this forces you to increase the rate, which leads to hot smoking. If you are used to a strength of 3 or more, this tobacco will not work. There remains a bitter taste after. I don’t think I’ll go back to this tobacco blend again.
St. Bruno - Ready Rubbed 1.75oz
Basically the mixture is not bad but not outstanding either
I smoke this mixture for the first time. I am a fan of Virginia / Perique blends. I always liked DFK. I had read a lot about Saint Bruno before and probably expected more. Basically the mixture is not bad but not outstanding either. There are no emitting flavors while smoking, but there is a slight citrus aftertaste. Slight tingling of the tongue, hardly noticeable. I don’t think it will be my frequent tobacco, but from time to time I will say goodbye to it.
Peter Stokkebye - PS400 Luxury Navy Flake
be great for fans of a mixture of Virginia and Perique
Flake from Peter Stokkebye turned out to be great for fans of a mixture of Virginia and Perique, when smoking slowly (cold), all the advantages of Luxury Navy Flake are manifested and one more positive point is its price!
Peter Stokkebye - PS41 Cube Cut
Interesting tobacco blend
Interesting tobacco blend. I prefer Virginia Perique mixes, but I want to point out that I liked this mix. Moderately sweet, it opens up perfectly with slow "cold" smoking. I can recommend it as a dessert for a change. By mixing this mixture with the Flying Dutchman mixture, the taste becomes richer and more interesting.
Cornell & Diehl - Oriental Silk 2oz
not bad, but not good either
This tobacco blend seemed to me not expressive. About this tobacco, I can say that it is not any (not bad, but not good either). I don't think I will return to him.
Cornell & Diehl - Bourbon Bleu 2oz
not for smoking on the go
An amazing, pleasant smell when you open the can. The cake crumbles very easily and it is not difficult to fill the pipe. At the beginning of smoking, the sweetness of light Virginia and perique is very well felt, but not enough to "bite". The aromatization of Bourbon is secondary, not intrusive and enjoyable. There is little of dark-fired Kentucky in the mixture and it is barely felt. All in all an interesting and tasty mix, but not for smoking on the go.
Sutliff - Flying Dutchman Match
A good quality tobaccos mixture for every day
Unfortunately, I was not able to try the old Flying Dutchman, but I always wanted to. And if Sutliff managed to revive this tobacco by at least 70%, that's great. A good quality tobaccos mixture for every day.
Mac Baren - Symphony 3.5oz
the slight natural sweetness
I am a fan of Virginia family tobacco blends, but have long wanted to try this blend. (known in Europe as Harmony) This is a very harmonious "Ready Grated" tobacco, which is dominated by selected Burleigh tobaccos, with a small share of Virginia and the original Mac Baren Cavendish. In this blend, the tobaccos are tuned to emphasize a slight natural sweetness and lack of tenderness. Not a bad tobacco blend for every day. Conveniently, it is also sold in bulk.
Mac Baren - HH Acadian Perique 1.75oz
although it can be smoked from time to time
Mac Baren's products are not my preference, but because I am a fan of tobacco blends from the Virginia family, I decided to try this tobacco. Indeed, as declared by the manufacturer, the tobacco has no foreign tastes, burns evenly in the tube and is smoked to the bottom dry and completely. As it seemed, it is strong, although it is declared 3 out of 5. In principle, tobacco is not bad, but it will not become permanent for me, although it can be smoked from time to time.
Savinelli - Armonia 50g
tobacco blend is not for me
For the first time he smoked this tobacco mixture. For many smokers, tobacco is their favorite. In my preferences, I consider myself a tobacco lover from the Virginia family. Armonia has a pleasant smell when tin is opened. The tobacco blend consists of very interesting ingredients (Burley, Dark Fired Kentucky, Orientals, Virginia). Strength is below average 2 out of 5. There is a citrus flavor but a chemistry. This tobacco blend will not become permanent for me. Another disadvantage is the unjustifiably high price.
Pipe Tools & Supplies - B. J. Long Bristle Pipe Cleaners (40 pack)
a must have for cleaning pipes
Great brush for cleaning the air channel in shank
Cornell & Diehl - Orion's Arrow
Are there any other VaPer lovers who didn't like this mixture?
I love mixtures of Virginia and Perique, smoked with Oriental and I cannot express my delight with this mixture. Blenders claim it is 25% Light Virginia, 25% Red Virginia, 25% Perique and 25% Oriental. I did not feel the sweetness of Virginia, Oriental prevailed too much, and it seemed to me that with a high percentage of Perique, I practically did not feel its "spice".
Cornell & Diehl - Speakeasy Navy Blend 2oz
The tobacco pleasantly surprised me
Excellent blend of Dark Fired Kentucky, Orientals, Perique, Virginia. Perhaps (for my taste) Perique is not much more prevalent, but in general, as I said, I was pleasantly surprised and would rate it 4.5 out of 5.
Rattray's - Dark Fragrant 100g
That's not mine
Apparently the mixtures with Cavendish are not my mixture. It seemed to me not a bright, overly smoothed mixture, although notes of perique are palpable, which made this mixture smoking for me, but I do not think that I will return to this tobacco.
Cornell & Diehl - Sunday Picnic 2oz
Well balanced tobacco blend
I bought tin 2 oz for a sample. Dublin smoked in a shape pipe on purpose (for me the most not favorite shape). A very successful and balanced blend, Oriental has a mild aftertaste. The mixture is slightly damp in the package, it is better to dry it before smoking ... Now I will order tin for 8 oz.
Comoy's - Cask No.4 3.5oz
Immediately, I note that I am a fan of Virginia family tobacco blends. Cask number 4 pleasantly surprised. A pleasant pinwheel of Perique feels, but does not interfere with enjoying this mixture. By the way, smoking this mixture in a meerschaum pipe, Perique sharpness was not felt since in a briar pipe. Another plus is sold both in cans of 100 grams or 3.5 oz, as well as in bulk
Daughters & Ryan - TAPS VIP 50g
The mixture not successful
Well, everything happens through trial and error. I bought this VIP for trial, as the description meets my preferences, the Virginia family, the Perique and Virginia composition. I tried to understand the first few pipes, by the middle of tin it became clear that the tobacco mixture was not the most successful and there was an unpleasant aftertaste after smoking. For myself, I concluded that I will not buy this tobacco anymore.
Peterson - Irish Flake 50g
Difficult tobacco blend
A strong and interesting blend of tobaccos. Tobacco in the plates is wet. It does not take much time after grinding with your fingers to dry the tobacco. The tube burns superbly. In my opinion, it opens beautifully in pipes such as a prince or a pot.
Lighters - Zippo Genuine Flints
They work great
Using them in a Сool pipe lighter. They work great.
Pipe Tools & Supplies - B. J. Long Regular Tapered Pipe Cleaners (100 pack)
not a good form
I use brushes of this company only to clean my pipes, they work perfectly. It is these cavalry who are not very satisfied.
Pipe Tools & Supplies - Tobacco Pouch Humidifier
Required when using tobacco
It is a compact good moisturizer for tobacco no more than 8 ounces. It works great.
Newminster - No.403 Superior Round Slices
Very interesting and tasty tobacco mixture. I began to have almost daily rotation. Personally, my strength interferes with it.
Orlik - Golden Sliced 100g
One of the best tobacco blends for many years.
This tobacco blend has been my favorite for many years. Probably the only flaw Orlik produces it only in tin.
G. L. Pease - Montgomery 2oz
I am an amateur and smoke mixtures from the Virginia family with Dark Fired Kentucky, but Montgomery seemed weak to me and almost doesn't feel Kentucky. It is likely that I will not return to this tobacco mixture in the future.
G. L. Pease - The Virginia Cream 2oz
The Virginia Cream
I usually don’t smoke aromatics, but this mixture contains my favorite tobaccos: Virginia, Dark Kentucky, Perik. The first impression is good. With slow smoking, a delicious bouquet is felt and the aroma is pleasant. In the future, I will surely buy more.