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Original Kentucky Club pipe mixture. The label on the tin reads as follows: "White Burley - recognized as a better tobacco since 1867 - makes Kentucky Club the smooth, mild, satisfying pipe smoking brand with the grand aroma. An aromatic that you, and the family too, will enjoy.

"Kentucky Club's White Burley blend never tires your taste. Its delightful flavor, enjoyable taste, satisfying mildness, and grand aroma give you the greatest enjoyment in pipe smoking."

Notes: Kentucky Club was introduced in 1934 by The Bloch Bros. Tobacco Co. of Wheeling, West Virginia. It was last blended by the John Middleton, Inc. of King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.

BrandJohn Middleton, Inc
Blended ByJohn Middleton, Inc.
Manufactured ByJohn Middleton, Inc.
Blend TypeBurley Based
Packaging2 ounce pouch, 2 ounce tin.
ProductionNo longer in production
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Very Mild
Mild to Medium
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Duke Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Duke (41)
Mild Mild Mild Pleasant

Well it?s leaf raking and winterizing season here in NE Ohio. Break out the corncob and buy some burley at the drugstore. I have Prince Albert and Sir Walter Raleigh still at the house loafing, and definitely wearing out their welcome. So, I bought some Kentucky Club to keep me company for the chores at hand. The tobaccos mentioned above have several qualities I?m looking for those being reliable taste, and easy lighting and burning. KC and SWR seem dry from the pouch as intended, whereas, PA (tub) appears moister from a higher application of humectant. The humectant on PA annoys me on the palate and by residue in the bowl. SWR is an ok smoke, but I get a vegetable (green) note to the smoke that leaves me mildly annoyed. The burley smoke of KC is simple and satisfying. I think it has a light sweet casing that tames the tobacco. It tastes pleasantly and monochromatically of burley from stem to stern, never getting bitter. It doesn?t bite. It smokes effortlessly. I sense the burley nuttiness better from KC than PA or SWR, but that is my observation. Kentucky Club doesn?t try to pretend to be any greater then what it is, a simple easy smoking straight burley.

5 people found this review helpful.

Henry Mars Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Henry Mars (21)
Medium Very Mild Mild to Medium Pleasant to Tolerable

I smoke this stuff once in a while and for some reason always have some around. Nothing to go nuts about, mostly burly with what I assume passes for Virgina. The flavor is mild and you more or less have to find it. Anise maybe in the back ground? Coffee? I can't detect it. You can get a nicotine buzz from this stuff if you smoke it too fast and it will make your tongue feel like feel like a hot plate if smoked too fast. I kind of like it once in a while when I am hanging out on the deck .... it seems to repel insects.

3 people found this review helpful.

Loboatomy Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Loboatomy (40)
Medium Mild Mild to Medium Pleasant to Tolerable

I love the simple American burley "drugstore blends", and this is one of my favorites. A bit monochromatic at times, but predictable and just plain "nice". I buy this by the pouch, so I'm not too sure if the tinned stuff is different (as sometimes happens). This is burley through and through. No grassy cheap virginia or candied black cavendish to mess up your palate, just nutty, creamy burley with the slightest bit of fruity topdressing (hints of berry and...melon?) that is perfectly appropriate. The flavoring doen't burn hot or goop anything up and is most noticable towards the middle of the bowl. If this brand has PG on it it is very sparingly applied as the tobacco that I buy is usually pretty dry (but not "crunchy) right out of the pouch. I find that burley's like this are somewhat neutral as I can smoke them all day long and not have my taste for other, more sophisticated tobaccos, affected later in the day.I've never noticed the room-note, but I'm sure it's sufficiently neutral not to have elicited any comments from my perpetual critic and it certainly doesn't make my car smell too "pipey" like some other blends. I smoke this and other drugstore burleys like PA, Velvet,Hickory, Rum and Maple, Granger and Carter Hall as well as Half and Half as everyday all day smokes usually in no-name briars or an armamentarium of cobs which dwell in all of my vehicles and in most of my coats as well. Not nearly as much nicotine as Granger, but certainly enough for after lunch use. I would reccomend this, and Carter Hall for anyone who is looking to experience a so-called "drugstore blend" for the first time as these two are in my opinion the smoothest and most predicatble of the bunch.

I think that the big problem with these tobaccos is that people expect big things from them and they tend to be disappointed when they don't produce an explosion of flavor or a creamy liquid cloud of smoke. These are basic american tobaccos with a long history, and they demand a slightly different philosophy that the more sophisticated blends. These are burleys, coveted for mildness and palate, always the everyday smoke of the working man rifing a trailer or taking a break from his job in the factory or drinking a pilsner...these are not the tobaccos of the aristocrat with a palate for fine wines and fancy cheese. One must smoke these slowly, preferably out of a bowl which is taller than it is wide (read-corncob), and one must always be willing to admit that the end of the bowl is at a point when there is still about 1/4 of the tobacco still unburnt in the bowl. Push it further and you get the characteristic bitter/ashy "brash" which turns many people away from these tobaccos.

Highly recommended by this reviewer.

UPDATE: 1/15/09- A bit hard to find in the pouch in my neck of the woods. Maybe I'm crazy but I like the pouch better than the tin now. Still smoke it, but have been won over by Carter Hall recently--I suspect I'll move back to Kentucky Club as the days start to warm up. Strangely, I sort of get the "coffee" flavoring thing with this blend now...used to percieve it as fruity, but now when I smell it I can't think of anything but coffee...wierd how your buds change over time...

3 people found this review helpful.

Pipestud Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Pipestud (1825)
Mild Very Mild Mild to Medium Pleasant

Kentucky Club is a nice burley for what is termed a drug store type blend. It is somewhat difficult to find however. I found a pouch in a small "smoke shop" in my home town, but it is not regularly shipped here. The cut is somewhat crimp, and the packing is easy. It was at just the right moisture level.

The burn is cool, and the quality of the leaf is surprisingly good. It tastes like just plain old tobacco--which is right up my ally. I smoked the whole pouch is just a few days and will grab another sometime on down the road.

Burley lovers, this'll please ya!

3 people found this review helpful.

Effluvinator Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Effluvinator (51)
Mild Very Mild Mild to Medium Very Pleasant

Since this is out of production, my only aim here is to encourage those of you finding a tin if this in your hoard to give it a try. I had purchased a tin each of Country Doctor, Field and Stream, Barking Dog, Granger, and Walnut back in 2005 as fall-back blends should I run out of the high end stuff for some reason, such as their being discontinued. I recently took an early retirement and not being yet eligible for full SS retirement benefits, $ is tight. I therefore find myself resorting to my emergency stash. Honestly, Kentucky Club is not a bad Burley. I had tried bulk samples of CH, SWR, PA, and KC back in 2005, slightly preferring the KC, so I bought the large can. Is this as good as a premium Burley? No, it isn't. But it's not crap, either. It's a low-key lightly cased Burley that you can fire up and enjoy with a coffee in the morning, or at any other time of day. Minimal nicotine present, which to me is its primary drawback. This is easily remedied by just a reload and repeat. It doesn't get bitter, doesn't bite (as did Granger), and is consistent in a variety of pipes. It's no longer around although there are many inexpensive bulk burleys of a similar type available from Sutliff and others.

Pipe Used: Cobs, Buescher cherrywood and applewood.

Age When Smoked: 12 years

Similar Blends: CH, PA, SWR..

2 people found this review helpful.

fr_tom Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
fr_tom (326)
Mild Very Mild Mild Pleasant

This is a very pleasnt OTC, and I am sorry to see it discontinued. It is a mild and somewhat effortless smoke. It is on the burley end of the VaBur spectrum. It is not the sort of thing that requires much attention, and it smoked cool and dry for me. It is perhaps a little like a combination of Carter Hall and SWR. I get a little sweet and sour in the flavor profile, and the burley has a nutty quality. The flavors are mild and don't produce "tongue fatigue" after multiple bowls.

I suspect this blend is a relic of the past when people smoked a pipe all day and wanted basic smoking satisfaction w/o many challenges. I find this an appealing combination for smoking while I concentrate on something else and am sorry to see old stock disappear off shelves and not be restocked.

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DK Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
DK (839)
Mild to Medium Very Mild Mild to Medium Pleasant

Based on a little over an ounce that was gifted to me from a rather old stash, estimated to be about 15 years. Really nice deep rich tobacco aroma in the bag with the barest hint of some flavoring. Crimp cut.

This and the Mild KC makes me think that Kentucky Clubs are the finest OTC's that John Middleton or pretty much anyone in the U.S ever produced (barring the Edgeworths). This gave off a rich, nutty flavor, full of oats and grains in just the right combination. Very cereal-like and reminded me of the Fortified Oat Flakes I used to eat as a kid, with just that hint of sweetness. Coffee flavoring? Well...ok. I didn't really recognize it as coffee but now that I read it here as the flavoring, I suppose I can see it. For me, it was just a slight sweetener and smoother-outer, not that I could see the blend needed it. The leaf quality appeared excellent and this was just a very simple smoke that punched the right buttons on flavor. This blend flirts heavily with 4 stars, missing by the barest of margins. Measured against the American OTC's that remain...SWR, PA, CH, Granger, H&H, etc... this one is head and shoulders above the mundane. If it were still available, I'd be all over this one. I wonder if Russ Ouelette can make a clone of this one....

1 person found this review helpful.

Daniel Wollstonecraft Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Daniel Wollstonecraft (1)
Medium Medium Medium to Full Tolerable

It's just swell, a little soft but very pleasant to smoke at evenings. I'm very happy to have this in my menu, quite a good one for almost everyone!

1 person found this review helpful.

DrT999 Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
DrT999 (266)
Mild to Medium Extremely Mild Mild to Medium Pleasant to Tolerable

A nice if basic and straightforward blend; old fashioned? perhaps, but sometimes basic is best. I don't detect any 'coffee' topping, but it lights easily, keeps going, and smokes without a trace of bite. It's one of the basic blends I recommend for those new to the pipe. As the ads from the 1940s proclaim, 'Good ol' Kentucky Club'!

Pipe Used: various briars and a cob

Age When Smoked: new

Purchased From: Milan Tobacco

1 person found this review helpful.

Demetri Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Demetri (113)
Extremely Mild Very Mild Mild Pleasant

I am a diehard C&D English blend smoker who rarely smokes any aromatic and more rarely reviews them; it seems a waste to offer a negative opinion about a blend style one does not like to start with.

However, someone gave me a pouch of this and I have tried it a few times over the past two weeks in a MM cob and find it to be pleasant as far as an OTC goes - smokeable.

If the flavoring is coffee I must take that as a given because I could not otherwise discern what the flavor is. It is so light that I must over-stoke the bowl to get a tobacco taste at all and then I come away with a slight celery(?) aftertaste and an overheated pipe. But if I was caught in a motel in a town with no real tobacconist I might as easily pick up a pouch of this as I would Carter Hall to get through the night.

Personal rating of two stars, but I am guessing three for those who like this style.

1 person found this review helpful.

periqueguy Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
periqueguy (43)
Medium None Detected Medium to Full Very Pleasant

This is, in my opinion, straight white burley. I do not taste any added flavoring and find this to be an excellent tobacco as a burley base when mixing it with other tobaccos.

1 person found this review helpful.

dieubussy Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
dieubussy (7)
Very Mild Mild to Medium Mild to Medium Pleasant

There's something very honest to this fair-priced tobacco: it is a tobacco blend that holds very few surprises which, in the daily life of a pipe smoker, can be quite comforting. For better or worse, you can smoke a full tin of it for the period of weeks and never get anything else but what the tobacco initially offers: a fine taste of burley that isn't exaggeratively sweet; a mild but noticeable taste of coffee grain; and a room-note that is very discrete.

No nuances, no unpleasant surprises, no relighting hardship; only a tobacco that can be smoked pleasurably both indoors and outdoors and in any small to medium sized bowl regardless of the shape. Pipe smoking needn't always be complex or exotic; in that sense, Kentucky Club has somewhat of a homely feel to it.


1 person found this review helpful.

mr.vintage Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
mr.vintage (8)
Medium Extra Strong Overwhelming Unnoticeable

The last time I tried Kentucky Club was a impulse add-on with my regular order so I bought a pouch of it.I'd say I tried this somewhere between 2007 and 2009.I sniffed the pouch and already mu nose was put off by it.I was hoping to whatever powers that be my nose was mistaken and the taste was different.Some burley taste came about through the heavy casing but I could not get past the god awful flavoring.It was lavender...I felt like someone scrubbed soap in this tobacco.I hope it's coffee now like indicated because lavender and tobacco is a morbid and disgusting taste combination.A shame too...the name was enticing and I really liked the artwork.

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pipelicidad Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
pipelicidad (9)
Mild Mild Mild Pleasant

I don't know what to say about this pipe tobacco. First, I need to make clear that I am talking about a Mexican blend, that could be a licensed brand of the original American classic, as Mr. Tantric says. The Mexican company that produces (or just imports?) this blend is called Norma de México.

Now, this version is made entirely of burley tobacco. I have notice that the quality of this weed is not always the same: sometimes, is a mellow, simple and direct nutty taste; other times, you can find that good taste, but with a nasty bitter undertone, something like ammonia (I have found this bad flavor in some low quality cigars).

The casing is very mild, in the package (50g. pouch) says something like "soft rum". The room note, however, is always the same. People have told me it's like flavored little cigars, but nicer.

Recommended if you like simple tobacco, but remember that you have to take a chance because of the quality issue I mentioned.

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Puffingstuff Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Puffingstuff (100)
Mild Extremely Mild Mild Tolerable to Strong

Let me start out by saying that I have not tried this tobacco in many a year, as I have not seen it on any shelves in quite some time. However I will state my case as to what I can recolect of this tobacco. The word 'Bland' comes to mind as I remember that I tried to like this over the years. One dimensional, tounge bitting furry of a woman scorned is what I remember.

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Backwoods Piper Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Backwoods Piper (70)
Very Mild Very Mild Mild Tolerable

Good old Kentucky Club has been around for years and years and years. Thats because it is an extremely good tobacco. KC is a fairly nondescript blend of light burly and Virginia tobacco from the American south. It is very lightly topped with a coffee flavoring that is not overpowering and ads a pleasant flavor on the light up that quickly vanishes about mid-bowl. At this point all you are left with is the nice nutty somewhat sweet flavor of this nostalgic drugstore blend. KC is a nice all day smoke for those who prefer very light blends. Though I prefer a little bit heavier blends, I like to smoke this in a corn cob or billiard that is dedicated to mild blends. Some things are tried and true and don't require revamping. Kentucky Club is one such thing.

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Kilmarnock Piper Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Kilmarnock Piper (233)
Medium Mild to Medium Medium Pleasant

This is my first review on I am a relatively new pipe smoker, but even when I still smoked those awful cigarettes I went for better brands like American Spirit and Nat Sherman. I will be behaving myself at first, and showing respect for my elders. I wanted my first review to be of something unusual, so here it is. I was turned on early in my pipe smoking career to mainly Virginia flakes, which pleased me most once I learned to control the tongue bite! This review is of an unusual item-a 7oz tin of Kentucky Club from 1950 that I won on Ebay. This tobacco is a cased burley, but for me at least, given the age, it is hard to tell what the original casings might have been. The tin aroma is something I find it hard to describe, and the best analogy I can come up with is that of a fairly decent red wine which has been left out overnight. The tin was under full seal, and the tobacco was still not entirely dry, if not moist. It reminds me of a Virginia; perhaps the casings have allowed the tobacco to ferment. All in all, it is an enjoyable and unique smoking experience. The wine taste goes away after a few puffs, and the taste becomes very mellow yet with complex overtones-very Virginia-like. I would love to find a reviewer who has tried this tobacco at this age-otherwise, none of you will know what I am talking about! I have tried Escudo, Erinmore Flake, the Stokkebye Luxury line, and quite a few other offerings, and all I can say is that I will miss this 7oz when it is gone and will look for other Kentucky Club unopenened classic cans if I can find them.

1-20-10 I still have a lot of this in a mason jar, and still smoke a bowl from time to time. It seems dryer and harsher now; not really harsh, but age has really dried it out. I think I will still miss it when it is gone, but that may take a while. I will cherish it as a curiosity, and as the oldest tobacco in my cellar.

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churchwarden398 Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
churchwarden398 (19)
Mild Very Mild Mild to Medium Pleasant to Tolerable

This was the hero blend of a family friend, whom I observed in my younger years as one to emulate. Actually, he would switch to Prince Albert during the summer. For burley fans this would be a good start due to its availability and inexpensiveness. Out of the pouch it has, as a previous reviewer noted, an apple-ish aroma. It burns decently. The aroma was decent to almost non-descript. It certainy was anything but one of those blends that made you want to run for the hills as soon as it hit your nose. This blend deserves two stars.

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Spike Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Spike (296)
Medium None Detected Medium Pleasant to Tolerable

Hard to find in the Northwestern U.S. I believe this was one ordered online. Perfect moisture level, packs easy using the scoop and tamp lightly method. Lights easy, burns very well with little attention. Smells very good for a non-Aromatic and reminds me of some of the pouches Grandpa used to smoke in the nineteen fifties. I don't know what the lingering room note would be like as I am almost entirely an outdoor smoker.

If you like Burley blends I highly recommend it. Or if you just want to try something like Grandpa used to smoke (or Great Grandpa), give it a go. You could do a lot worse than this.

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A. Morley Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
A. Morley (97)
Mild None Detected Mild to Medium Very Pleasant

I like Kentucky Club for the simple reason that I like Burley. I have become more of a Virginia smoker in recent times, but I cannot say that I will ever give up blends that have a heavy Burley component or are just simply Burley. Kentucky Club is good old white Burley in a very fine, almost shag cut. It does not pack tight, it is the easiest in the world to light and keep lit. The flavor is among the best examples of Burley's endearing softness and simplicity that I have so far encountered. It tastes of hazel nuts and cream simply by virtue of the naked leaf. It never bites the tongue and one is free to smoke it from early morning well into the night, such as I was so often moved to do. If only it were more available in my area of the country. Thank the gods for mail order.


A. Morley Jaques

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Captain Pete Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Captain Pete (83)
Mild Very Mild Mild Tolerable

I have to admit that I only revisited this blend after reading the reviews on it here. For years I tried picking up pipe smoking, only ever having it last for a few months to a year. This was due to two factors; cheap tobacco and cheap pipes. But truthfully, many of the drugstore tobaccos are just as expensive as the bulk blends at any tobacconist. I never really enjoyed it the way I do now that I buy good pipes and really good tobacco.

That being said, I got to say that Kentucky Club was one of those blends I remembered having a fairly positive experience with. Along with Sail, it was really the only decent pipe mixture to be had where I lived. I enjoyed it then because it had a good tobacco taste rather than the heavy aroma of vanilla or cherries like many of the cheaper aromatics.

I picked up a pouch today, and it instantly brought back memories of my first pipe smoking days over 20 years ago. The aroma in the pouch was like trail mix (nutty and fruity), but pleasant. Upon lighting, the flavor (more like the taste of the aroma) was reminiscent of sweetgrass. But, it almost immediately burned off. It didn't bite like a virginia, but didn't assault my nostrils like a cavendish. The rest of the bowl was just nice and slightly sweet, but not sickenly so.

It was actually very pleasant to revisit this after so many years, and with a really good pipe. I think many of us will secretly admit to not being real conessieurs (heck, I can't even spell it) of tobacco; we either know what we like or we don't. But, if you don't mind owning up to the admission, and being seen with a pouch of $1.79 Kentucky Club in your smoking kit, life just got better for you.

Edit: I just compared this blend to what is considered a "really good" burley at my local tobacconist (blend called Sailor's Burley). The aroma of Kentucky Club (mild) was stronger than the Sailor's, possibly due to some kind of mild topping, or maybe the humectorant. The flavor of the Sailor's was a little milder, but a little cooler. The main difference is that I really got that burley "mentholatum burn" at the bottom of the bowl with the Sailor's Burley (got to be careful not to get mixed up and tell people I enjoyed the burley sailor). This comparison having been done, I will say that the Kentucky Club strikes me as a better tasting, fuller flavored smoke. But it was also more tarry, requiring twice the work to clean out the pipe.

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caddad Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
caddad (53)
Medium to Strong None Detected Medium to Full Pleasant

Just happened across some of this when I was desperate for some tobacco at a quick stop store. Really enjoyed it at the time I must say. Just simple Burley , just what you might expect. I smoked the whole package over the next week. Kind of took me back in time. Very similar to Prince Albert and Carter Hall. Recommended when your in a jam but could never replace higher grade tobaccos.

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Philo Beddoe Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Philo Beddoe (180)
Mild Extremely Mild Mild to Medium Pleasant

This smells wonderful in the pouch, similar to fresh clover. I really like this tobacco, it has become my work smoke, for when I want a solid blend that keeps me happy, but doesn't require much attention. It has a nutty 'fresh' flavor, hard to describe. Better than Carter Hall which is the only other drugstore burley I have enjoyed. No tongue bite and it only got sour at the bottom of the bowl. Overall a very good tobacco, when you need a simple easy smoke.

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Tantric Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Tantric (302)
Mild Mild Mild Pleasant

I have yet to try the original American blend, but down here in Mexico there is a licensed version (the same company produces a version of Mixture 79, and of something called Brush Creek). It is made from Mexican burley, with a very mild topping, and it is readily available at a popular chain of stores.

I am not a burley fan as such, but this particular tobacco smokes pretty well in a middle of the road sort of way: not too heavy or harsh, not too light or mild. It has pleasant flavor and an agreeable room aroma, and as it is produced locally it is not expensive at all.

When, for whatever reasons, I cannot find my usual supply of Petersons', Gawiths', Mcbarens' or Davidoff's (about the only imported brands one can find here), KC or Prince Albert are not entirely bad options. KC is, definitely, a simple, straight forward tobacco, enjoyable in the most traditional sense of the term.

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BigSwede Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
BigSwede (80)
Mild Very Mild Mild Pleasant to Tolerable

A pleasant, low key burley blend that doesn't try to be anything it isn't. I recently spotted a pouch of this in my local grocery store for $1.65 and couldn't resist the tempation. Of all of the so called "drug store" tobaccos, this has become one of my favorites. Not much aroma in the pouch, it packs easily even using the old time dip- it-into-the-pouch-and-pack-with-one-finger method. Lights easily and stays lit. It's not elegant, except perhaps in it's simplicity. This is my no brainer smoke, and I usually smoke it in a large cob driving home from a night shift. It burns cool and dry. A great basic burley smoke, nothing fancy but reliable and reasonably tasty. (2 -2-05)

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SopwithCamel Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
SopwithCamel (255)
Mild Very Mild Mild to Medium Pleasant to Tolerable

This is a classic, old timey, cube cut, burley. The pouch aroma is cool and sweet, very reminiscent of Granger. The small cubes load beautifully, and when lit give that mild, nutty taste any burley lover will appreciate. The nicotine content is much milder than Granger, although they are similar in many ways. The aroma while smoking is mild and pleasant. This could be nice (and very inexpensive) all day smoke. Cool and dry. Best in a cob. Milan tobacco and Mars Cigar carry it in the pouch for a very reasonable price.

BONUS: As I can't seem to get Kentucky Club Mixture added to the database, I'll give you my impressions here!

This is an everything but the kitchen sink kind of blend. It has perique, white burley, Carolina, and Virginia bright, tossed together in a wild array of cubes, ribbons and flakes, it has an aromatic topping that I can't identify. The "perique" is pretty harsh, and my experience with it kept me away from the real thing for a while. I love the way this stuff is packaged, very retro in its plaid pouch. I did not love the taste or aroma too much, as it was harsh and hot. I might give it a whirl on down the road, but this blend just was too chaotic flavor wise.

Two stars.

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