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A Virginia flake, plus the right amount of toasted cavendish flavored to give an excellent taste and aroma.

Blend TypeUnknown
ContentsCavendish, Virginia
FlavoringOther / Misc
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Mild to Medium
Mild to Medium
Mild to Medium
Room Note
Very Pleasant, Pleasant, Pleasant to Tolerable
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NJA62 Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
NJA62 (3)
Mild to Medium Mild to Medium Mild to Medium Very Pleasant

Love at first whiff. If your preference is aromatic, give this blend a shot. IMHO, it has just the right amount of sweetness and smokes/tastes great when sipped. The room note is outstanding. Would like to know what others think, not many reviews for this blend. Cheers.

Pipe Used: Rossi Rubino

Purchased From: Barclay Rex Broad Street, New York

1 person found this review helpful.

Ima Puffin Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Ima Puffin (6)
Mild to Medium Mild to Medium Medium Pleasant to Tolerable

I like this enough that I've smoked several pounds of it in recent years. It has a distinctly different flavor unlike any other tobacco I've encountered. It kind of straddles the line between a flake and an aromatic. It smokes dry, and is not a sopping wet aromatic by any means. However, by the end of the 14 oz plastic container B-R ships it in, I've gotten kind of bored of it. I'm beginning to suspect that the casings in aromatics build up in a pipe to a sort "overload" point, and the pipe begins to sour thereafter. I use a small group of pipes to smoke a single tobacco. This allows the pipe caking to adopt the flavor of the particular blend, and allows each pipe to dry out a bit in between. I find it important to let a tobacco establish itself in a pipe before passing judgement. Alkazar is a neat tobacco. Give it a try! Barclay Slice is great, too.

1 person found this review helpful.

Latakia Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Latakia (70)
Mild to Medium Medium Mild to Medium Pleasant

Beautiful room note and cavenish in this blend gives it a sweet flavor. I now have Barclay and rex use this as a mix. 2/3 Alkazar and 1/3 latakia and it is nice. Never really had a mix like this but if you want a sweet latakia blend, try the mix. Alone, it is a big too dessert like for my tastes.

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