|Reviewed By||Date||Rating||Strength||Flavoring||Taste||Room Note|
|Cobman (14)||Medium||None Detected||Medium||Pleasant|
I normally do not like blends with Kentucky Dark Fire because they are almost always waaay strong. But this blend is wonderfully different. The Kentucky is added in condimental amounts and gives the blend a nice smokey top-note, but different from Latakia. Where Latakia tastes like charred wood, this is more like fresh bacon or ham., right from the smokehouse. The Virginia comes through great, with its natural sweetness, and hay-like finish. The unflavored Cavendish seems to blend everything together and smooth it out.
This blend lights very well, and burns at a medium rate, with no tongue bite at all. Its a little sweet, a little earthy, a little grassy, and topped off with a delicious smokey finish that is not over-powering. It never gurgled, and burned all the way to ash with few relights.
Overall, a wonderful smoke, and I will be keeping this in my stash.
Pipe Used: Larsen Canadian briar
Age When Smoked: new
Purchased From: Country Squire
Similar Blends: Peterson's Irish Whiskey, but less harsh..
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