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Contains: Virginia, Burley, Oriental, Kentucky. A natural blend.

BrandPoschl Tabak
Manufactured ByPoschl Tabak
Blend TypeVirginia Based
ContentsBurley, Kentucky, Oriental/Turkish, Virginia
FlavoringNone
CutShag
Packaging40g Pouch
CountryDE
ProductionCurrently available
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Strength
Medium
Flavoring
None Detected, Extremely Mild
Taste
Medium to Full
Room Note
Very Pleasant, Strong
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Skando Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Skando (155)
★★★☆
Medium None Detected Medium to Full Strong

OK, in terms of strength & body, I think to Allegro as something laying in the middle between Amphora Original Blend and ETI's Comune.

While reviewing OB, I was talking of regular/continental blends, based on the triad VaBKy, with something else (a featuring artist, musically speaking...) be that an Oriental or a Tropical weed. Well, Allegro fully belongs to this family.

A medium strength, quite full bodied shag cut, not as fine in cut as a RYO but very close. Good for medium bowls and over, the smoking technique must be the same reserved to dutch baai's or belgian Semois': steady and peaceful. Some toasted tobacco is in the play, and the inconfondible cigarish wiffs of the Italian Kentucky (I think to vegetable & onion soup, no better way to explain) which are so unpleasant to the wife if the smoke is rushed. The base is earthy/woody and spicy in some way, differently from Comune (and Forte) the Virginia is there and contributes to mild the smoke down a bit, and rounds it giving some sweetness.

Useless to say that Allegro burns very dry and smooth, the pipe remaining cool at slow smoking pace, until the end of the bowl.

The price is unbeatable, the cheapest available in Italy. IMHO the Poschl Company has created this blend to compete in the italian low-priced tobaccos range, i.e. vs. Comune and Forte. Regarding me they can easily live together in peace, having each one its own character.

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g_andrini Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
g_andrini (6)
★★★☆
Medium Extremely Mild Medium to Full Very Pleasant

I bought it in Italy. It's very cheaper, 3.70 euro for 40g. For me this tobacco is very nice. Try it if you can.

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