Mystery Review: August 2019

Welcome back to another episode of The Mystery Tobacco Review, America's greatest yet most underrated pastime. A few weeks ago, Jeremy Reeves (head blender of Cornell & Diehl) stopped by the office for what we all thought was a friendly "hello." And while he did say hi, he also resumed his spot as our special guest Inquisitor, leaving behind an ominous, unlabeled, and sealed 2oz tin for us to review, along with strict instructions not to open it until we were all on camera. The sneaky tobacco wizard also left no indication as to what the tobacco could be, but there was a small yellow sticker on the bottom of the tin — a date code that read "April 07, 2011." Yep, this month we're reviewing an 8+ year old tin of something.

Tune in as Shane, Truett, and I crack the tin and smoke through a bowl of this mysterious Blend of Intrigue. Did we guess it right? Did we even come close? Or did Jeremy once again leave us questioning our skill and palates? Watch the full video to find out.

What is Mystery Review?

For those of you unfamiliar with this little game, each month one member of our team selects a tobacco for us to review in a blind taste test. Then we gather around the camera, scratch our heads, and smoke, all while attempting to guess the mysterious mixture's components, origins, and name. There's only one rule: There are no rules.


    • Ken on September 1, 2019
    • Fun review. Really enjoyed it.
      Great panel. First video review of a tobacco that I have seen.
      Puts Opening Night on my wish list.
      Thank you.

    • thewanderingdude on September 5, 2019
    • Opening Night is my go-to, every day, can't get enough of it blend. It truly is a delicious and complex straight virginia.

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