A hearty Latakia blend, full bodied and fragrant, but softened with a small amount of black Cavendish and brightened with a sprinkling of naturally sweet Carolina leaf. Full English.
|Blended By||David Windsor|
|Contents||Virginia, Black Cavendish, Latakia|
Mild to Medium
|Reviewed By||Date||Rating||Strength||Flavoring||Taste||Room Note|
|Pipestud (1003)||Mild to Medium||None Detected||Medium||Very Pleasant|
If this was not the most powerful blend in the old Bufflehead line, then it had to be close. The Latakia presence was very pronounced from start to finish, and I liked the thick, creamy smoke that is not often associated with blends laced with this much Latakia. I suspect the unflavored Black Cavendish supported the blend as it kept the Latakia from being wispy while adding a little strength. A one dimensional blend, for sure. But a tasty one for Latakia lovers. If you have smoked Dan Tobacco's Old Ironsides, I think you will find Greater Scaup to be similiar.
Similar Blends: Dan Tobacco's Old Ironsides.
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