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An all black mixture flavoured with apricot Brandy for the most mild, cool smoke.

BrandCornell & Diehl
Manufactured ByCornell & Diehl
Blend TypeAromatic
ContentsBlack Cavendish
CutCoarse Cut
ProductionCurrently available
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Mild, Mild to Medium
Room Note
Very Pleasant
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dualkarnain Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
dualkarnain (75)
Very Mild Extremely Mild Very Mild Very Pleasant


The taste started pleasant enough but 10 puffs into the bowl I got a chemical swathe on the tongue of outright terrible proportions.

Images evoked: a femur being devoured by a hungry ant pile

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DBE1 Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
DBE1 (6)
Mild Medium Mild Very Pleasant

I like to smoke this outside on a cool evening, Friends enjoy the aroma

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guerillagorilla Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
guerillagorilla (4)
Mild to Medium Medium Medium Very Pleasant

An even burning cavendish with an apricot casing that isn't too strong or too artificial tasting. All in all, a decent smoke.

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Lytton Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Lytton (7)
Mild Very Strong Mild to Medium Tolerable to Strong

The good side is its not a super sweet gooier tobacco, its very dry cool and easy with the tongue. The bad side is its a single note smoke, with tons of "prefume like" aroma. The smell stay in you pipe for two days before fading... It does pleases the surrounding very much though.

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B.S Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
B.S (6)
Mild to Medium Strong Medium to Full Tolerable to Strong

Holy Apricots Batman! The pouch aroma is almost sickly sweet which was a bit of a turn off. Tobacco seems to be a solid black Cavendishl. I smoked this in a CAO meerschaum oompaul, I had premonitions of moisture.....It's definitly a wife friendly smoke but not something for me on a regular basis.

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bobcat13 Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
bobcat13 (8)
Medium Medium to Strong Medium Tolerable

This is a Black Cavendish blend, but not one of the goopy, PG laden variety. The cavendish is Green River Burley, I believe, and is more of a very dark purplish brown than black. When you first open the pouch an intensely fruity aroma assaults your nose, and you?d be forgiven for being hesitant about putting it in your pipe. While the room aroma is very close to the pouch aroma, the smoke, surprisingly, is hardly sweet at all. Some of the flavoring does make it through to the smoke, but the main flavor is the tobacco, especially as the bowl progresses. The Burley base provides a good bit of strength for an aromatic tobacco. The main drawback is that I find the smoke a bit harsh, especially toward the bottom of the bowl, but I seem to have that problem with a lot of C&D blends. I'd recommend this to those who usually smoke aromatic tobaccos and those interested in trying an aromatic that provides the smoker with tobacco taste and those around him/her with a fruity aroma. A word of warning, however: the aroma may very well work its way into your pipe, so you may not want to smoke it in anything you're likely to smoke an understated, subtle tobacco in.

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