Adam O'Neill
Cornell & Diehl – 5 Underrated Bulk Blends

Jeremy Reeves, head blender at Cornell & Diehl, joins me to walk through his five picks for the most underrated C&D bulk tobaccos.

What are your most underrated blends? Got any suggestions of your own? Let us know in the comments below.

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Comments

    • Alain L. on December 15, 2017
    • Great Vid & Great Suggestions. Thanks :)

    • Scott S on December 16, 2017
    • All great blends. Have not had the Shandygaff yet, but it is on the wishlist. I have all of the other blends mentioned and agree that they are fantastic smokes. One that does not get mentioned is Plantation Evening. This blend receives mixed reviews on tobaccoreviews.com, but I think that is because it requires a bit more patience and adjustment to a much slower rate of puff to really draw out complex flavor profile. Here is my review on your site: "This blend definitely benefits from a more focused and contemplative smoke. It requires attention and careful as well as measured puffing to enjoy the complexity of the various components, but the time spent is worth the effort. I do understand the l... abeling and the descriptors used so far - mild, middle-of-the-road, etc - but these labels and descriptors belie its interesting complexity. As an earlier reviewer commented, the various components are so well blended that no particular elements stands out. The hint of Orientals are in the foreground early in the puff, but they move a bit to the background halfway through the bowl as the Virginias and Perique become more prominent. Burned nicely with Lino relight and leaves a finish of clean, white ash. And I am left eager to return the next day over my afternoon cup of coffee or Earl Grey." Thanks again for another great blog discussion!

    • Adam O'Neill on December 18, 2017
    • @Alain L. Our absolute pleasure, Alain. Thanks for watching!

    • Adam O'Neill on December 18, 2017
    • @Scott S Yes, a great suggestion! Thanks so much, Scott :D

    • Tom Haynes on January 9, 2018
    • Is there a text (or subtitled) version of this somewhere? Thanks!

    • Adam O'Neill on January 9, 2018
    • @Tom Haynes We're able to say that all of our videos are captioned. After you hit play, at the bottom of the screen you'll see the YouTube logo and a cog/gear to the left of it. To the left of that is a box with the letters "CC" in it. Click on the box and the captions are displayed.

    • Perdurabo on January 23, 2018
    • I love these snippets that you guys do. Will be checking out these blends. Love that the process involved with these blends was revealed by Jeremy. Giving one a glimpse into his world as Head Blender, simply awesome.

    • Adam O'Neill on January 23, 2018
    • @Perdurabo We're happy you liked it, and thanks for letting us know. Oh, and make sure to report back on any of the mentioned blends you do pick up!

    • Sheldon Richman on March 4, 2018
    • Great! Thanks for the tips. Pegasus is wonderful.

    • Adam O'Neill on March 5, 2018
    • @Sheldon Richman Glad you liked it, Sheldon. And I couldn't agree more on the Pegasus!


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