A series of mixtures with widespread, global popularity, many of the Borkum Riff formulas have remained as smokers' steadfast favorites for decades. This, the Original blend, is rich with black Cavendish, and a mix of Virginias from Brazil, India, and Africa, all lent an extra flavoring of chocolate, prune, and fruit.
I recently tried this one. I've enjoyed the other Borkum blends and manage to get a satisfying smoke from them each time. Borkum just seems to suit my palette and smoking style. This blend appears to have been changed from what I can tell. My po... Read Moreuch label simply says BLACK CAVENDISH in block letters. The inside information on the pouch lid says, "...consists of 50% Black Cavendish tobaccos carefully mixed with ripe Virginia. Flavor: A hint of prune and plum." There is no mention of Burley or Dark Fired Kentucky nor did I perceive any. The topping flavor is there but not overly strong. Ranges from prune or raisin to dry wine. As with other Borkum blends, I find it gets better if the opened pouch sits around for a couple of weeks. Its not goopy but rather a dry smoke and tends to burn on the hot side. I prefer the Bourbon and Whiskey but do enjoy this one. (Smoked with a 9mm Meerschaum) Read Less
Black cavendish is my favorite tobacco in a good mixture. The only problem with that is I have become picky with the mixtures. I found this mixture is good but I felt I expected more than just the basic flavor this gave me. On another note, it burns ... Read Moreconsistently with little to no tongue bite. Room note was not anything amazing but was still very pleasant Read Less
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