8 years searching for the perfect Virginia flake was not wasted when I tried this tobacco. The only negative thing to say is that it misbehaves in certain bowls, but I can't figure out a system to it at all. But when you hit it just right--I can't de... Read Morescribe the beauty of the flavors. There is a mellow hay-like sweetness which conceals stewed fruit and a tomato-like acidity, and a touch of smokiness finishes it off. Not terribly complex, and very mild and delicate, but if Virginia is the queen of tobaccos, the Fribourg & Treyer Cut Virginia Plug is her most precious child. Read Less
Opening the tin gives off a light grassy smell that makes my mouth water. The flakes laid in two stacks held together by a folded piece of paper, and they are very fragile. This is a fresh tin so the flakes are not too dark at all.
The flakes... Read More rub out into perfect ribbons with a little dottle. Once I light up it is sweet, sweet, sweet. I've heard other people say it tastes like cream, but to me this is more like the smooth center of a marbled chocolate truffle. This truly is a great tobacco. I have also had complete strangers remark on the favorable room note, so it can be smoked around company. Highly recommend trying if you can get your hands on it. Read Less
I agree with the deserted island reviewer. When it comes to straight Virginias, this is as good as it gets. I tried it a few months ago and fell in love, only to discover it was impossible to find. Suddenly it shows up here today and I ordered 10 and... Read More would've ordered more had I the cash. If you love straigh VA, order this stuff! Read Less
For Virginia lovers, it doesn't get any better than this. An absolutely spectacular flake. Beautiful in the tin, very smooth and easy to smoke even in the wind, a hearty, rich Virginia flavor with just enough sweetness. I don't cellar many differen... Read Moret tobaccos, but this is one of them. It will only get better with some age. Read Less
I've got to agree with the reviewer below. This is my absolute favorite, at least for now. Smokes wonderfully folded and stuffed in my Jake Hackert billiard or poker. I let it dry a little while. I can't wait to see what it does with some age. Grab s... Read Moreome when it's available. Highly recommended! Read Less
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