A potpourri of Matured Virginias, Latakia, Perique, and a Special Flake to add mellowness. If you've had a tough day at the office or haven't caught any fish this may be the perfect blend for your mood.
|Blended By||Scott Bendett|
|Contents||Virginia, Perique, Latakia|
Mild to Medium
|Reviewed By||Date||Rating||Strength||Flavoring||Taste||Room Note|
|jlinge (17)||Medium||None Detected||Mild to Medium||Pleasant|
I thought I'd try one of Habana's (pipesandcigars.com) house offerings and I haven't been displeased. Although the Virginia predominates, there is enough Latakia to give the blend a little punch. The Perique is mostly noticeable as a slight sourness in the smoke. When I first opened the 8 oz. package I thought a detected a slight mildew oder (which I've found often from Periques) but a little drying in our dry Arizona outback took that away. The tobacco smokes to a gray, basically non-gooey ash with increasing bite towards the end of a bowl.
For an english-style afficiando like myself, the blend seems a little nondescript, but seems clear of casings, flavorings, and all the other stuff they now put in tobaccos, and the price is reasonable. Actually, I'd give it 2.5 stars.
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