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"American Flavour"

Notes: Discontinued.

BrandVon Eicken
Blended ByVon Eicken
Manufactured ByVon Eicken
Blend TypeAmerican
ContentsBurley, Virginia
Packaging100g Tin, 50 g pouch
ProductionNo longer in production
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Mild, Medium to Strong
Mild, Medium
Mild to Medium, Medium
Room Note
Pleasant, Tolerable
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the_german Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
the_german (222)
Mild Mild Mild to Medium Tolerable

As with most other Von Eicken blends, I was not exactly overwhelmed with this one. I tried one pouch some time back and 20 years down the line, I think I can still feel the aftertaste of this blend.

The tobacco comes in tiny cubes of medium brown pressed leaves, and from the taste of it, I'd say it's pure, sugared Burley with some burley-based Cavendish. The pouch aroma was not too strong, with the typical cocoa note of Burley.

The tobacco was pretty hard to light and almost impossible to keep burning. Hard puffing kept it alive but also rewarded me with an increasing tarry taste and unbelievable amounts of condensation -- when I smoked this in a Falcon, I had to drain the bottom of the pipe several times.

Relighting even a few minutes after the pipe going out regularly got me the Taste of Tar in the most unadulterated form I have yet experienced.

IMHO, it's a good thing this stuff is no longer being offered. It's the sort of blend that could turn me off smoking.

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Jose The Bear Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Jose The Bear (10)
Medium to Strong Medium Medium Pleasant

Easy bite! So make it slow, or else you'll know the meaning of Knock.

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