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With the aroma of Currant. Fruity and highly aromatic. Mildly and spicy.

BrandMcLintock
Blend TypeUnknown
ContentsBlack Cavendish, Virginia
FlavoringAlcohol / Liquor, Fruit / Citrus
CutRibbon
Packaging50g Pouch
CountryDE
ProductionUnknown
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Strength
Mild
Flavoring
Medium, Medium to Strong
Taste
Mild
Room Note
Pleasant
1.8
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english fox Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
english fox (6)
★★★☆
Mild Medium Medium Pleasant

i thoroughy enjoyed this .nicely packaged in a convenient tin for slipping in the pocket .tin aroma was lovely and fruity and you can taste the slightly acidic but sweet notes of blackcurrant through the smoke .i am testing lots of brands having returned to pipe smoking after a long absence and this was a successful purchase which will become one of my regular standbys .i recommend you try this and im sure you wont be disappointed .

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Withnail Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Withnail (16)
★★☆☆
Mild Medium Mild Pleasant

I do like aromatic blends and have enjoyed several of the other McLintock blends. This one was a little different. On opening the tin the aroma is more synthetic than the other blends I have tried. Whilst the tobaccos themselves are nice enough, the casing is too sweet for my taste. I also found that, although the tobacco wasn't too damp when I filled my pipe, the last third of the bowl became quite damp on several occasions. The steam produced towards the end of the smoke made it easy to burn the tongue and seemed to take a lot away from the taste.

A tobacco for those of you with a sweet tooth.

1 person found this review helpful.

Andy7777 Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Andy7777 (15)
★☆☆☆
Mild Medium to Strong Medium to Full Pleasant

A sickly smelling and tasting tobacco. This aromatic has a very perfumed taste, which has a chemical flavour. I bought this tobacco about two years ago and have still not managed to finish the tin, not recommended.

Pipe Used: Peterson's System P-Lip, No 305 (Calabash)

Similar Blends: McLintock - Black Magic.

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viscfab Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
viscfab (81)
★☆☆☆
Mild Medium to Strong Mild Strong

Heavily cased and syrupy artificial aromatic. Smells like ice cream topping for kids. Yuk. Not a decent tobak in my opinion.

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