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Topped with Vanilla flavor and blended with the finest Burley, Virginia, and Green River tobaccos available.

Notes: This is the same tobacco blend used in the popular Backwoods cigars.

BrandSutliff Tobacco Company
Blended ByCarl McAllister
Manufactured BySutliff Tobacco Company
Blend TypeAromatic
ContentsBurley, Kentucky, Virginia
ProductionCurrently available
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Very Mild, Mild to Medium, Medium, Medium to Strong
Extremely Mild (Flat), Mild, Mild to Medium, Medium
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Young Piper Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Young Piper (300)
Very Mild Medium to Strong Extremely Mild (Flat) Pleasant

I passed through a town that had a small smoke shop and decided to pop in. This was one of three bulk blends they had so I thought what the hell and purchased an ounce, besides smelling nice while burning it was harsh and burned hot. Maybe its better in cigar form but in a pipe it tasted of a bottom shelf Captain Black White. Not worth my time...

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Dr.sadik Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Dr.sadik (100)
Mild Very Mild Mild Pleasant to Tolerable

burlys yes, cavendish might be but virginias absloutly no,,ive tried both types all natural and black and gold both went the same burns well needs sm taping to crus the crusts but burns well,,harsh on the mouth and hv kinda strong aroma many wont prefer,,bit misleading i would say give it a try u might like the thing but for me am off the shore

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rsvp2rip Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
rsvp2rip (27)
Mild Medium Medium Pleasant

I have trouble telling a difference between this and Captain Black White. It is exactlly the same in every way ecept the cut, this is a wider cut with some clumps of partially rubbed flakes. Mostly black cav. and dark brown burley pieces. It does however smoke drier and has no bite at all, but is hot and wet still. Burns better tham CB but has the same dottle and dark ash. The taste seems too artificial for me to smoke on a regular basis but I will smoke the rest of the 7oz. bag I got from Mars Cigar. Incidently the bag only says Backwoods Pipe tobacco and doesn't mention "4x4 Rugged Cut" anywhere on the bag. 6 out of 10

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Spike Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Spike (296)
Mild to Medium Mild to Medium Mild to Medium Pleasant

12/07/2005: One of the best vanilla flavored tobacco blends I have smoked. Fairly low in the nicotine department but has good tobacco flavors under the scent of the vanilla. A bit hard to find on the internet or anywhere else for that matter. Adding a pinch of a stronger tobacco makes this really good smoke. This bulk tobac arrived with just the right moisture content for immediate use. This blend burns smoothly and exhibits none of the stickiness of many Aromatics. If you are seeking a well-behaved Aromatic type for a change of pace smoke give this a try you might enjoy it as much as I did. I think Cup 'O Joes is the only place I have found this blend at least under this name.

11/25/2006 Update: Still a good Aromatic. Drop one star, no longer in my rotation.

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