Gawith Hoggarth & Co.: Kendal Gold

Product Number: 005-001-0007

Kendal Gold, a traditional Kendal blend from Gawith, Hoggarth & Co. is comprised of all smooth Virginias in a shag cut.
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  • Components: Virginia
  • Family: Virginia
  • Cut: Shag
Customer Reviews (35 Total)
Overall Rating:
4.19 out of 5 stars
Shagalicious
February 07, 2018
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Kendal Gold Bulk
Great shag Virginia I like it better that the C&D bright Virginians as they are lighter and burn up way to quick. This has more of a mellow not darker but heavy note. I personally love to role ciges with this for when I have some friends over for... Read More
Smooth, Subtle and Beautiful
July 13, 2012
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Kendal Gold Bulk
This is a MILD Virginia with lots of subtle complexity. This is some of the most visually beautiful tobacco I know of. Just look at that photo, it really does look that good!
Unmistakably Gawith Hoggarth & Co.
August 22, 2018
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Kendal Gold Bulk
When I first started smoking pipes, I really didn't like KG, but it grew on me. Its flavor is very simple; like bright Virginias without casing, which will taste very bland to the uninitiated. There is a mild Lakeland essence on it, but not much—my s... Read More
Sweet virginia
June 12, 2018
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Kendal Gold Bulk
I tried this tobacco yesterday. Taste like hunny mixed with sunsine. Easy to light. I give 5 stars.
Nice smoke for a novice
September 23, 2012
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Kendal Gold Bulk
I am exploring my options as a new smoker and I bought this since it was in the top 10 list here. I found it very mild and easy to smoke, no bite and actually stayed lit for me! This might mean that I'm getting better at packing the bowl, but it wa... Read More
Kendal Gold - 5 starts
July 16, 2012
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Kendal Gold Bulk
Bought some of the kendal gold based on comments on a RYO tobacco forum and got to say this is the tobacco i wish i'd been smoking the past 30 years - super mild & smooth but still plenty of the most pleasant tobacco taste with some interesting n... Read More
Smiley
April 24, 2018
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Kendal Gold Bulk
This is a good Virginia tobacco The price is a little high. The taste is mild and taste of sweet hay. I must comment on Smoking Pipes service: The best:::
SMOOTH & MILD
April 13, 2018
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Kendal Gold Bulk
My first try of Kendal gold in my Savinelli 320... good flavor, nutty and not too sweet. shag cut is nice, burns fast but no bite. will buy this again, suits my flavor profile as a Virginia smoker. Good all around smoke through out the day for sure.... Read More
Decent smoke
March 21, 2018
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Kendal Gold Bulk
Broke out the cob for this one. It pairs nicely with it. Kind of hard to pack as it is very stringy and it will burn very hot and quick. Note is ok as well as taste. It is very smooth and easy smoke it’s more of a I just want to smoke but don’t want ... Read More
waiting
October 25, 2017
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Kendal Gold Bulk
All the hurricanes must have wash out the crop of Virginia tobacco. Nothing I've found compares with this Kendal Gold.
DCH
August 29, 2017
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Kendal Gold Bulk
Best tobacco I've found. Problem is, now it's out of stock. I knew I should have ordered more in my last purchase. I'm down to 1/2 pound. I hope I don't have to try and find a substitute for this tobacco. It would be hard to do.
Great light smoke
October 30, 2016
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Kendal Gold Bulk
I enjoy this stuff during the day throughout the warmer months. It's light and refreshing, and smokes great in my MM and Old Dominion cobs. It isn't particularly complex, but the hay and tea notes are great for times when you want something simple.
Tea and Hay
April 22, 2016
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Kendal Gold Bulk
This stuff smells like unbrewed tea and hey (there's gotta be a t&a joke in there somewhere). The room note, according to my roommates, is "nothing". It taste like tobacco with a mild, yet pronounced sweetness. I'm more into aromatics... Read More
Sweet and simple
March 17, 2016
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Kendal Gold Bulk
I’m a huge fan of G&H tobacco. Several of them are my absolute favourites. Kendal Gold is like a fine dessert tobacco without any casing. This is the sweetest tobacco I’ve ever experienced without the addition of any topping. The shag ensures that yo... Read More
Hidden Gem
May 13, 2014
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Kendal Gold Bulk
I was fascinated by the gold color. It looks so different than anything else and not a lot of discussion about this blend. What a surprise. Great feel, just dry enough for a good smoke. Pouch smell was tobacco and mild sweetness. Great shag cut,... Read More
Kendal Gold
July 24, 2013
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Kendal Gold Bulk
Kendal Gold; Star Rating = 4.75; Rating Scores - 10 is the Best and 0 is the Worst; Pouch Note = 10; Room Note = 9; Flavor = 10; Bite = 9; Burn = 10; After Taste = 9; Raw Score = 57; Rated Percentage = 95%; Comment = Very Smooth, Very Mild... Read More
nice for RYO
July 06, 2021
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Kendal Gold Bulk
i smoke this as RYO tobacco,it is much better than samson and drum
Gawith Hoggarth & Co.: Kendal Gold
June 03, 2021
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Kendal Gold Bulk
AMAZING. AT A GREAT PRICE.
Good VA Shag
May 20, 2021
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Kendal Gold Bulk
This is the second shag I have tried, the first being Daughters and Ryan’s Three Sails. The G&H is much easier to smoke, and burns cool and smooth and biteless with no fiddling. The flavor is good, although somewhat less to my taste: relatively... Read More
Good VA Shag
May 20, 2021
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Kendal Gold Bulk
This is the second shag I have tried, the first being Daughters and Ryan’s Three Sails. The G&H is much easier to smoke, and burns cool and smooth and biteless with no fiddling. The flavor is good, although somewhat less to my taste: relatively... Read More
Best bright Virginia blend
May 10, 2021
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Kendal Gold Bulk
Burns cool and slowly, delivers the honey, citrus, and hay flavors that we all love in subtlety but abundance. If you want a straight Virginia that you can smoke all day, every day, and never get bored, this is the one. Comparable to Capstan Blue but... Read More
Straight forward
April 20, 2021
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Kendal Gold Bulk
Quality leaf. Smooth and sweet smoker. I mixed it with some perique and became a master blender! It is a mellow smoke all by itself. Enjoy!
Gorgeous and Simple Virginia Shag
April 03, 2021
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Kendal Gold Bulk
Don't look for a great deal of complexity here, this is pure Golden Virginia in a fine shag cut. That does not mean this isn't fine tobacco, it is! When I'm in the mood for something simple, mild and satisfying I reach for it. When I want to enjoy... Read More
Tasty Virginia
March 12, 2021
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Kendal Gold Bulk
Really tasty with sweet notes on the exhale. Not "grassy", and for a virginia the bite is minimal.
Meet The Shagarific, Golden-haired Miss Kendal
March 07, 2021
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Kendal Gold Bulk
Here you have a unique blend that shouldn’t be missed. In your kissing session with this English lass Miss Kendal Gold, know that she won’t be like many other blends. Imagine her as a young Sienna Miller, with those mixed light blonde and dirty blond... Read More
Nice!
February 22, 2021
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Kendal Gold Bulk
Smells a little like hay or straw. I thought there was a little sweetness to it. Seemed easy to stay lit. Room note was nice.
Cigarette
February 15, 2021
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Kendal Gold Bulk
It looks like cigarette and tastes like cigarette. Nic is relatively strong for me. 看起来像香烟的烟丝,尝起来也像是烟丝。尼古丁劲对我来说比较大。
Creamy Virginia Shag
January 14, 2021
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Kendal Gold Bulk
Well-behaved, straight virginia blend. Very creamy, lightly sweet, bready, light citrus. A nice any-time-of-day virginia. Light to moderate nicotine
For when I wear my blender hat
May 29, 2018
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Kendal Gold Bulk
Great for blending, I like to blend it with brown cavendish and store it for few monthes and only thensmoke it. Excellent quality virginia, good moisture.
Nice and smooth
December 08, 2017
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Kendal Gold Bulk
This is nice when I want something mellow and unflavored. It tastes okay and was easy to light.
Have had a few shag cuts and this was one of my favorites
November 29, 2017
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Kendal Gold Bulk
The cut is a challenge to pack, too tight and it won't stay lit or you get uneven burn which effect the flavor, too light and it's gone before you know it and you've hardly had a chance to experience what it's all about. If you get it right, you get ... Read More
I wanted to like it
November 18, 2016
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Kendal Gold Bulk
This is the first time I have tried tobacco from this manufacturer. I didn't care for the pouch smell too much, It really had a sour kind of smell that reminded me of tea. After drying it out the smell was pretty decent of just Va tobacco. I really l... Read More
Like it , sorta.
July 09, 2016
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Kendal Gold Bulk
I'm trying to like this. I liked the color and cut and wanted the hay/citrus taste. The top of the bowl is awesome but it packs so thick and required some poking or I'd end up dumping half of it out thinking it was through. I'm not giving up though. ... Read More
Salt for eggs
February 14, 2016
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Kendal Gold Bulk
The value of this tobacco is that it adds just the right spice to other tobaccos. If you can imagine a lump of tobacco the size of a set of two eggs, sprinkle this on as you would salt. It takes bland from mild to wild. I do this with Broken Scotch... Read More
Cutting thin, large amount of smoke
December 19, 2013
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Kendal Gold Bulk
It feels a little dry, smoke volume is very big, taste good
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