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Mr. Green's Special Mixture was specially prepared for Mr. Arthur Green of New Haven, Conn. in 1937. Old formulas of fine blends have been combined with the utmost care to make this mixture a blend of rare tobacco with a rich, mellow tobacco fragrance, that would be unique, pleasing and desirable.

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BrandOwl Shop
Blended ByGeorge Photakis
Blend TypeUnknown
ContentsBurley
FlavoringNone
CutReady Rubbed
PackagingBulk
CountryUS
ProductionUnknown
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Strength
Mild to Medium
Flavoring
Very Mild, Mild
Taste
Mild to Medium
Room Note
Very Pleasant, Pleasant

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Suttonwood Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Suttonwood (11)
★★★☆
Mild to Medium Mild Mild to Medium Pleasant

A great blend. I bought this about a month ago, tried it and wasn't impressed. Now, after smoking it after it sat for a while I recognize all the subtleties in this tobacco. This is something to sit and relax with.

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Judge Adams Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Judge Adams (16)
★★★★
Mild to Medium Very Mild Mild to Medium Very Pleasant

In 1937, eleven years before I was born, The Owl Shop, a stone's throw from Yale Univrsity in New Haven, Conn. developed a special mixture for Mr. Arthur Green. Believe it or not, it still survives intact today, although may only be purchased from the Owl Shop in Worchester, Mass. It is every damn thing good about natural pipe tobacco. Woodsy, smooth as glass, burns to a very fine white-brown ash, and has a complexity of burley (base), virginias and orientals that never tires. There is also the most intriguing and pleasing top note that I have never been able to place. And no--none!--crappy black cavendish or syrups to spoil anything. In the 1960's I studied philosophy with the great Professor George M. Schurr who got his Ph.D. at Yale. Three times a week we met in his office and closely read the greats: Plato, Aristotle, Wittgenstein. He would alternately indulge his palatte with Mr. Green's and W.B.'s Number 3, its softer cousin, in the finest briars and meerschaums. By the end of the hour, the atmosphere was ethereal. In all the decades since, I have never discovered a blend even approaching this quality and enjoyment. You can make it happen, right now. Be my guest.

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