(Light English) For the smoker who demands the best money can buy. Blended with the most expensive Dubeks, Yenidje, Mahala, sun cured Virginia, light Burley, and Latakia.
|Brand||Sterling Tobacco Co|
|Blended By||Jack Peterson|
|Contents||Oriental/Turkish, Virginia, Latakia|
|Reviewed By||Date||Rating||Strength||Flavoring||Taste||Room Note|
|yinyang (45)||Medium||Extremely Mild||Medium||Tolerable|
I'm going off the memory of a free sample I received from Mr. Peterson about 4 months ago. This probably won't be the most accurate assessment possible, but I think it deserves a review (albeit small).
A light English to be sure...(not a Lat bomb). This one had a strong Oriental presence, maybe the most of any English I've had the pleasure to try. Not a bad thing, as the tobaccos used were of a good quality.
The Va and burley element were, in my fading memory, pretty subdued, making me think this one might as well have been labelled an Oriental mixture, without much complaint.
If it was the only blend available to me, I'm sure I'd make do fine...as it is, there are so many different (read: similar) blends and blenders out there that COtB ultimately falls by the wayside. Definitely worth a go, though.
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