High grade Virginias are pressed into Cornell & Diehl's proprietary flake/chip cut, and the result is a smoke brimming with both a natural sweetness as well as a fragrance that is slightly reminiscent of orange muffins fresh from the oven. This tasty leaf packs a fine bowl straight from the bag, but also boasts excellent aging potential.
As i'm typing this review, i'm clenching the fifth bowl of this broken flake virginia.
Consecutively, from bowl after bowl my impression to this tobacco goes from good to better.
I have had no tongue bite or maybe just a light bite and i would easil... Read Morey forget it by sipping my cup of hot coffee with milk, i've once smoked this while drinking a can of chilled beer and .... just fine, the slightly bite will be "gone with the drinks".
It has a very natural tobacco aroma and just like anyone would describe a natural virginia: bready, fresh baked muffin, hay, grass, honey, citrus etc. this tobacco has all of those characteristics and very easy to recognize right out from the bag, dive your nose into the bag and you'll notice all those aromas, you need to be a perfumer to identify them.
The taste is light sweet, very light, you need to smoke slow to taste it. A fast smoker will throw this bag away right after the very first bowl, and also a heavy cigarette smoker would do the same because its strength is on the mild side.
For those who are able to clench your pipe while working daily and those who are able to spend an hour and a half for a group 3 bowl, this tobacco is for you.
For the "home blender" this is perfection.
If you're not one of those, don't bother buy this. Read Less
이건 분명 순수버지니아이다. 하지만 풀버지니아 플레이크를 먹어본사람은 분명 이럴것이다. 이건뭐지?! 왜 이리 싱겁지? 풀버지니아플레이크같이 고소하고 달콤한맛은 거의없다고 볼수있다. 하지만 이또한 이연초를 좋아하는사람은 있을것이다. 왜냐면 달콤하고 고소한맛을 싫어하거나 접해보지않은 사람은 분명 좋아할꺼라 본다. 마치 된장국에다 물을 많이 넣은듯한 밍숭한맛이다.
I bought this as a blender, but of course had to try it straight to know what I was dealing with. Smokes fine, I was a bit surprised as I was expecting something a lot more bland. I’ll still probably use it more as a blender but it’s still worth a me... Read Morention as an easy smoker. Read Less
It's good, good enough for me to suggest to someone who wants to give flake a try, but did it stand out? No, not really. I agree with the majority of the good comments here but there are others in the Virginia Flake category which stand out a bit mor... Read Moree. Read Less
as the title says: this is a great smoke straight up. burns even, not tongue bite but still a bit of strength to it, easy to pack and keep lit. Smokes slightly sweet but the flavor is straight tobacco so it makes for a good "palette cleanser&quo... Read Moret; if you're switching from one blend to another in a short time frame. Read Less
I don't have anything bad to say about this tobacco. Similar to Lane's 125th. I like the chip/flake aspect of this. Packs easily and came perfectly dry to smoke. No relights with this and smoked dry and cool all the way to the bottom, even with my fa... Read Morest puffing. The aroma is oats, grass, and sweet hay.It's a very mild blend and it leaves an oat taste in your mouth that's mild and leaves you wanting more. Great mild blend for an all day smoke. And it's very affordable. Read Less
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