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Pure Burley and a touch of black unsweetened Cavendish - Dark and strong

Notes: No Longer Produced

BrandPearl Tobacco Company
Blended ByPearl Tobacco Company
Blend TypeUnknown
ContentsBurley, Cavendish
Packaging100g Tin
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Medium to Strong
None Detected, Mild
Medium to Full, Full
Room Note
Pleasant, Tolerable
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Pipestud Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Pipestud (1825)
Medium to Strong None Detected Medium to Full Pleasant

Collier's Ready Rubbed was Pearl's flagship blend. Although only two are listed on TRC, Pearl actually had a pretty decent lineup of a variety of tobaccos. Collier's was very stout with the heavy, nutty like flavor you would expect from a thick cut Burley. Rich and satisfying, too. I saw where one reviewer compared this one to the old Edgeworth sliced and that was a great comparison. If you can find some of this old out of production classic and you enjoyed old fashioned presentations of Burley, punch this ticket!

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Jakob Kiilerich Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Jakob Kiilerich (120)
Medium to Strong Mild Full Tolerable

A danish attempt to do, what the Americans are very good at.

Collier's is very reminiscent to Edgeworth slices, though this one has som black unsweetened Cavendish in it. It gives the blend certain notes of chocolate. Typical Burley, with its musty earthy undertones, very stout and working-man-tobacco-like (not cheap leaf).

My tin was about 30 years old, and I know that Burley does not age well, but 30 years has smoothened this blend out to being soft and velet-like on the palate. It is no longer produced, but if you can get hold of a tin and if you are a Burley fan, this might just be the treat for you.

When iI crave Burley, (occasionally) I pop a tin of Collier's; It is rather good actually.

Jakob Kiilerich

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