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Whether used as a base for your own mixtures or smoked straight, Lane Limited's Bright Virginia is a great blend for any smoker's cellar. The ribbon-cut, flue-cured leaf offers a naturally sweet, citrusy flavor with slight bready notes, and serves as the base for many of the blending house's famous mixtures.

BrandLane Limited
Blended ByLane Limited
Manufactured ByLane Limited
Blend TypeStraight Virginia
ContentsVirginia
FlavoringNone
CutRibbon
PackagingBulk
CountryUS
ProductionCurrently available
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Mild
Flavoring
None Detected
Taste
Mild
Room Note
Very Pleasant, Pleasant
3.0
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JimInks Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
JimInks (2058)
★★★☆
Mild None Detected Mild Very Pleasant

The very citrusy grassy, hay-like flue cured bright Virginias also offer a little dark fruit, slight wood and earth notes with a very minor spice hit. The nicotine level is very mild. Won’t bite, but fast puffing may result in a little tongue tingle. Unlike some entrants in this genre, there are no suggestions of cigarettes in the taste. Burns clean with an occasional rough edge, and a tad fast with a very consistent, one dimensional flavor. Leaves little moisture in the bowl, and needs an average number of relights. Has a pleasant, short lived after taste. An all day smoke that also makes a good mixer.

3 people found this review helpful.

StevieB Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
StevieB (1506)
★★★☆
Mild None Detected Mild Pleasant

Lane Limited - Bright Virginia.

It's a mixture of medium and light browns, and a little on the coarse side; the lighter in colour the ribbons are the bigger they are! Moisture's great and the pouch note is a standard meadow-like Virginia one.

In the smoke the flavours come from each end of the Virginia spectrum. I get a deeper, doughy, flavour, yet also some come from the sharper side of a Virginia; it's a well balanced taste. I can't identify any topping to B.V., it's an unadulterated blend. The taste of this is high quality, but the only thing to lessen the score is it tends to burn a bit quick.

Nicotine: mild. Room-note: pleasant.

Three stars.

Pipe Used: Altinok Lee Van Cleef: Friday pipe

Age When Smoked: New

Purchased From: Smokingpipes.com

1 person found this review helpful.