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A blend of Bright flake, Red Virginia, Burley cube cut, Latakia and Perique with a mild fruit flavor. Reminiscent of House of Windsor "Revelation".

BrandSutliff Tobacco Company
Blended BySutliff Tobacco Company
Manufactured BySutliff Tobacco Company
Blend TypeEnglish
ContentsBurley, Latakia, Perique, Virginia
FlavoringNone
CutCoarse Cut
Packaging1.5oz Pouch
CountryUS
ProductionCurrently available
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Strength
Mild to Medium, Medium
Flavoring
Mild
Taste
Mild to Medium, Medium
Room Note
Tolerable

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3.5
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JimInks Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
JimInks (467)
★★★★
Medium Mild Medium Pleasant to Tolerable

This is meant to be Sutliff's version of Revelation before House of Windsor got their hands on it. The HoW version left me with a bad impression all the way around. This is a vast improvement. The medium brown Virginia has a mildly natural sweetness. The burley sports some earthy points, plus a light tangy nuttiness from the burley. The perique is very lightly added for a hint of spice. The latakia brings very mild smokey, woody bass notes to give this mixture a slight flavor push. This is a well rounded, medium tasting blend for the all day smoker who wants a decent nic hit with a lot going for it.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful.

Darby Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Darby (12)
★★★☆
Medium Very Mild Medium Tolerable

Sutliff Tobacco Company - R Blend (Sutliff Private Stock)

Picture a nice grassy and lightly sweet VaPr with its trademark long malty/milky/peppery finish, and perch a sturdy rider of nutty burly on top, holding a small torch of smoky latika to light the way, and then set it loose to announce the arrival of the British, and you have R-Blend. Towards the end of the middle third the rider starts to droop in the saddle a bit, but the VaPr underneath carries the day to the finish line. A very nice and well balanced smoke that no doubt will find traction with VaPr fans who find most English blends a bit too latika heavy for their tastes. A great smoke for outdoor grilling & barbecue.

I give this 3 1/2 stars (out of 4), which I'm forced to round down to 3, since this site doesn't support halfsies. I'd like to give it 4, but I just can't quite do it (although I may change my mind after a few more bowls). Add half a star if you're a latika fan. Recommended.

Misc Addendums:

> My tin seemed to burn a tiny bit fast and hot. The coarse cut seemed very slightly on the dryish side of perfect, perhaps due to the slightly too-roomy tins Sutliff seems to favor for their modest 1.5 oz fill levels. If you sip slowly, all is well, but if you puff too fast, the latika and perique can start to tag team your tongue a bit, like licking a weak 9v battery.

> I dont find any trace of the fruityness mentioned in sutliff's product description.

Pipe Used: Dr Grabow Freehand Briar (Group 4)

Age When Smoked: Unknown

Purchased From: (sample from friend)

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

rekamepip Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
rekamepip (59)
★★★☆
Mild to Medium Mild Mild to Medium Tolerable

Sutliff Private Stock R-Blend

Burley, Virginian, Latakia, Perique and Flake

Tin Notes: Various cuts of tobacco with nice color, all leaf not roughage, The tobacco has good moisture content right out of the can. The Aroma is slightly sweet with a little pungent twist and an ever so light smokey smell

Smoking: R Blend has an overall good flavor profile. Even though i thought the content percentages of the latakia and perique is small they both add enough of a slight kick to the VA/Bur blend to make it and interesting and enjoyable smoke. The tobaccos burn well in any type of pipe. Straight out of a new production tin - the tobacco has a slight hint of new or green tobacco, I think this blend will age nicely over time

Room Note: Fair

My 5 Star Rating = 3

Somking

Pipe Used: Briar, Pipestone, Corn, Meerschaum

Age When Smoked: new

Purchased From: sutliff

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ven Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
ven (10)
★★★★
Mild to Medium None Detected Mild to Medium Pleasant

This is a wonderful tobacco!! Tasty and complex and burns down to the end with minimal relighting. There is not only a very outdoorsy feeling that comes with this, but a spiritually familiar resonance. It makes me think that I have tried this flavor of pipe tobacco before, like a past life recollection and makes me feel like I'm touching base with my ancestors. It's hard to explain, but there is definitely a calming familiarity to this tobacco. Major quality. This is a first rate smoke. I particularly love the fact that it is a great roamer - you can let your imagination soar off wherever it may go and when you come back to Earth, you realize that you have just the perfect little smoke going on!! I love this blend. It is comforting, earthy and super delicious. Great for the artist or writer, because it taps into something primal and encourages creativity.

Pipe Used: Laxey Meerschaum

Age When Smoked: New

Purchased From: http://raincitycigar.com/

Similar Blends: Revelation.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful.