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Rich Black Cavendish blended with matured Ready Rubbed Virginia and loose ribbons og golden virginia. Flavoured with Irish coffee and a spoonfull of Highland honey for a sweet and gentle warm spicy taste.

Notes: The cut may not be described easily using the 2pre-selected options" because it seems to be a rough rough cut, with coarse and ribbon, bigger size, mixed together with some ready rubbed stuff...

BrandTreasures of Ireland
Blended ByDan Tobacco
Blend TypeAromatic
ContentsBlack Cavendish, Virginia
FlavoringHoney, Irish Mist, Whisky
CutReady Rubbed
Packaging50g Tin
CountryDE
ProductionCurrently available
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Strength
Medium
Flavoring
Mild to Medium
Taste
Mild to Medium
Room Note
Pleasant to Tolerable
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TEO Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
TEO (27)
★★☆☆
Very Mild Mild to Medium Mild to Medium Pleasant to Tolerable

This is what I call a perfect "waiting room" tobacco, you could smoke tons of this stuff without being annoyed neither by extreme Nicotine Punch nor too much aromatization, even if, on opening the tin, strong scents of honey & whiskey rip apart your nose. Surely I'm not into aromatics that much, so I think I'll finish this one but I'm not sure I'll buy it again: don't misundestrand me, this is not terrible nor "chewing gum like tobacco" but it tends to be very very sweet for the first third of the bowl then flavour, sweetness and almost everything thrilling about the aroma turns off, leaving you a bit disappointed. Maybe I'll try another tin in the future but I'll make it work only in union with some Sweet Vanilla Honeydew and adding some kentucky punch, even to round it a little. The strange strange thing and interesting scent about this tobacco is that, shortly after opening the tin, it seems the the amount of different flavours added bumps out some Mint, full behind honey...don't ask me how! Somewhat recommended...

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Cumarinophil Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Cumarinophil (104)
★★☆☆
Medium Mild to Medium Mild to Medium Tolerable

ToI Shamrock reminds me of After Eight chocolate thins. It smells really sweet out of the tin of dark chocolate and mint. The expected Irish whiskey remains a treasure yet to be found. The toppings are much more discrete when smoked, the tobaccos add some spiciness to the taste of honey (as mentioned in the catalogue in addition to the whiskey) on a malty, creamy, minty background. Good strength for an aromatic, low maintenance, but a little bit of moisture.

The room note is surprisingly spicy and does not have much in common with the smell from the tin. I find it actually not that bad, if it was only called or described differently, maybe even subtitled “After Eight to smoke”… but then again not an Irish tribute anymore...

Pipe Used: Various with and without filter

Age When Smoked: fresh to 2 yrs

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kanular Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
kanular (8)
★★☆☆
Medium Very Mild Mild Pleasant to Tolerable

Hello. I agree that this one just sound like a medium virginia but the tabbaco is not as good as could be a rattray for exemple. The flavor is maybe just an excuse because not very tasty. For sur not a bad one but as the precedent rew say, maybe a good tobbaco when your favorit one is out of stock and you have to wait next day to have it.

"Happy puffin"

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