First of all i have to make some make this clear: Don't be irritated by 4 stars in strengh, that is just not true. Maybe 2-3 Stars, it is a pretty mild to medium tobacco. And "Middle of the Road English" is in my opinion not the right chara... Read Morecterisation of this blend. On the other Hand it's hard to characterise. Plantation Evening has big parts of typical C&D Virginia Flake, Perique, Oriental and just a hint of Latakia. The first pipe i have smoked i was irritated by the lack of Latakia taste. The second pipe I've smoked i "understood" the tobacco a little bit more. All different tobacco- parts a so perfectly combined that no part sticks out. It is melting together in a spicy, little smoky very harmonious blend. It reminds me very much G.L.Pease Chelsea Morning, where Latakia is also so well embedded. Not shure for which type of pipesmokers it is made- it's nevertheless a excellent C&D Blend. But a straight english smoker could miss a bit Latakia, and a VaPer smoker could be irritated by smoky background notes. However, it burns very well, and after you have finished your bowl I'm sure you reach out for another one. I recommend it to every Pipesmoker that likes natural Tobaccos. No matter if beginner or experienced. You MUST give it a try! Read Less
A beautiful blend of Oriental and Latakia. Virginia and Perique support this. This is a gospel-like work for Latakia lovers. This blend is underestimated. Please become one of the reviewers as well. delicious.
I was a little iffy on this one when I first opened it.the smell was pretty standard with an almost fruity undertone to it but otherwise just smelled like an everyday English. It was a little more moist than I thought it should be too. I packed and l... Read Moreit and boom first thing to hit was that fruity undertone. I couldn't place it... It's not like it's an aromatic.it instantly settled down to a nice mild English. I thought oh God it's gonna leave a pond in my pipe when it made a couple sizzling sounds early but no it was dry all the way to the bottom. About half way in a slight pepper note rose and faded back into the background.i forced myself to smoke slow because the whole time I only wanted more of this adventure. This was an outstanding blend and demands its place in my cellar. BRAVO!!!!👍👏👏👏 Read Less
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... Read Moreabeling 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. Highly recommended. Read Less
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