|Reviewed By||Date||Rating||Strength||Flavoring||Taste||Room Note|
|StevieB (1690)||Mild to Medium||Medium||Mild to Medium||Pleasant to Tolerable|
McClelland - McTruffle.
Black Cavendish accounts for far more of the blend than Virginia and Oriental, it looks about a 75-25% split. The mixture's prominently coarse ribbons.
Like in the appearance the black Cav' gives a lot more flavour than the Virginia and Oriental. With the flavourings I get the chocolate and vanilla but also something else, something alcoholic: a touch of rum. This causes the flavour to resemble Christmas cake; similar to C+D King Cake. McTruffle burns cool, without bite.
Nicotine: a jot above mild. Room-note: not great.
McTruffle? Three stars:
Pipe Used: Cob and Meerschaum
Age When Smoked: Two months
Purchased From: Smokingpipes.com
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