Gawith Hoggarth & Co.: Rum Flake 50g

Product Number: 003-069-0007

The 'Christmas cake' of all tobaccos, Rum Flake by Gawith, Hoggarth & Co. is a very rich, sweet fully flavored blend. The main feature is the high proportion of naturally sweet sun-cured tobaccos in the blend - over 40%. Only 30% Virginia leaf, with the rest of the blend coming from Burleys and Dark-air cured contribute to a rich, but rewarding smoke. The whole blend is cased in maple sugars to further enhance the natural sweetness of the sun cured leaf and then rounded off with a dash of rum.
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Customer Reviews (8 Total)
Overall Rating:
3.94 out of 5 stars
Rum Flake (YUM)
September 16, 2018
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Rum Flake 50g
In the tin aroma, I pick up on rum, licorice, and vanilla as well as some tang from the Virginias. The flavor is very complex and is accompanied by the Lakeland essence. This is a great smoke if you enjoy the Lakeland tobaccos. It can bite if pushed ... Read More
Very Pleasant Smoke
December 13, 2017
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Rum Flake 50g
I found this blend to be very enjoyable, complex and not sweet in the least. It is not as easily to light, but once lit it burned very nicely. I recommend it!
My Favorite Rum-Topped Flake
August 09, 2017
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Rum Flake 50g
I've enjoyed Rum Flake very much, especially when it's been aged. It has a wonderfully complex natural tobacco flavor with subtle notes of dark rum, and is not overly sweet in the least. GH&Co. makes blends with strong and complex flavor profiles—Rum... Read More
Very Strong
January 25, 2017
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Rum Flake 50g
As mentioned below, this is a great blend with a scrumptious tin-note, but the raw smokey meatiness of the tobacco does tend to leave the note in the tin. I get almost none of the essence in the smoke. As with most, there is a puff or two where I c... Read More
Very Flavorful
October 11, 2016
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Rum Flake 50g
I am smoking this fully rubbed out,in a properly filled pipe,so there's plenty of air flow around the strands of tobacco.I gave it no drying time,and it stays lit with no problems.The flavor stays pretty much the same throughout the smoking.This one ... Read More
Very Nice Tobacco
September 29, 2015
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Rum Flake 50g
For me it is very earthy...with hints of spice. I did not get much rum from it, but it is a smooth smoke. A little strong, but not overbearing. One I will definitely purchase again.
One You Should Experience
June 04, 2015
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Rum Flake 50g
I believe a slow smoking cadence is best suited to bring out the subtleties in this rather delicate blend. It arrives in a nice somewhat broken flake form and is very easy to break up and light. A very pleasant and rich fruity taste with hints of spi... Read More
A Dilemma - Great Tobacco, But....
May 29, 2015
Product: Gawith Hoggarth & Co. Rum Flake 50g
This is a high-quality tobacco with a wonderful, rich tin note. Once lit, though, the sheer strength of the flavor overwhelms whatever rum/maple flavors may be in there. I've experienced the same problem with Gawith, Hoggarth & Co.'s Rum Twist. I... Read More
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