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A ready-rubbed blend of various Virginias which creates a wonderful complexity of flavor that is spry, tart and fairly sweet. The different Virginias meld together to produce a rich, full taste. This blend is for the Virginia smoker who enjoys a tobacco with a bit of bite and lots of flavor.

BrandThe Smoker
Blended ByMel Feldman
Blend TypeUnknown
ContentsVirginia
FlavoringNone
CutReady Rubbed
Packaging2oz Tin, 4oz Tin
CountryUS
ProductionUnknown
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Strength
Mild to Medium, Medium
Flavoring
None Detected, Medium
Taste
Medium
Room Note
Pleasant
3.5
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Taste Buds Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Taste Buds (135)
★★★★
Mild to Medium Medium Medium Pleasant

This is a lovely all Virginia aromatic. But I have no idea what the casing is. It is delicious. Bright and red leaf are combined with yellow that has been stoved until black for body and sweetness. Then a pressed, matured version is added and it's finished off with a bit of lightly scented broken flake. Burns to the bottom of the bowl, cool and dry, with the casing lasting to the last shred.

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furious Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
furious (29)
★★★☆
Medium None Detected Medium Pleasant

I don't feel entirely qualified to leave this review, but since there have been no others, I figured what the hell. I recently acquired a 15-year old tin at the NY Pipe Show last weekend. So please keep in mind that I have just started my journey with this tobacco.

Having said that, I would classify Saratoga as a quality Virginia with loads of now very mature red and yellow Va. leaf in an interesting coarse cut. Flavors of hay, cream, and a nice spicy edge comes to the forefront at mid-bowl. The end is very nice and well balanced. Overall a winner and I can see why it was tinned in the first place. Great job, Mel!

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