|Reviewed By||Date||Rating||Strength||Flavoring||Taste||Room Note|
|lestrout (5)||Mild to Medium||Mild to Medium||Mild to Medium||Pleasant to Tolerable|
This is one of the first of Grant's fine portfolio of English blends that I have added to my Top100 cellar. Grant's has its own, very refined style of blending that I favor - I enjoy every one in their lineup.
The taste is light, but interesting and sufficiently complex to be an all-dayer for many pipers. The Latakia is definitive, and the Orientals and Virginia interplay nicely. More than Squadron Leader, which has a different flavor profile due to the different Oriental leafs, Balkan Light puffs consistently with my various pipes, and I find it a marvelous way to start any day.
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