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Another true 1904 brand tobacco, as rich in tradition as it is in aroma. A smooth, slow burning blend of the best light and dark tobacco's, with a distinctive, subtle Vanilla flavour.

Notes: A long time South African producer with deep roots in the British colonial era, Leonard L. Dingler LTD was acquired in 1999 by the huge Scandanavian tobacco conglomerate known as Swedish Match, AG, who with its partner Scandivavian Tobacco Gp. claims to be one of the largest pipe tobacco mass producers in the world owning such famous marquee brands as Pinkerton (Half & Half, Granger and Redman Chewing Tobacco), Borkum Riff, Erinmore & W.0. Larsen.

BrandLeonard Dingler LTD
Blended BySwedish Match AG
Blend TypeUnknown
ContentsBurley
FlavoringNone
CutRibbon
Packaging50 Gram Pouch (1.76 Oz)
CountryZA
ProductionUnknown
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Strength
Mild to Medium, Medium
Flavoring
Mild, Medium to Strong
Taste
Mild to Medium
Room Note
Pleasant, Tolerable
2.0
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Xeneize Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Xeneize (275)
★☆☆☆
Mild to Medium Medium to Strong Mild to Medium Tolerable

One of the worst I've tried. Not only your tongue will be scorched by cheap Cavendish, but your taste buds will suffer the horror of an unidentified chemical used for flavoring.

Stay away from this.

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chetking Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
chetking (54)
★★★☆
Medium Mild Mild to Medium Pleasant

If you can find a Dingler "1904" Vanilla 50 gram (1.76 Oz) yellow & black foldup pouch at your tobacconist do try it. These Swedish Match AG mass produced 1904 brands provide a comfortable and value priced introduction to some of the brawny, more physical leaf found in Southern Africa burleys and allied tobacs. While this 1904er did not have as much of a sweet aro casing or topping as I normally like in my Vanillas, it strongly resembles Dingler's 1904 Original Blend which I previously provided * stars plus.

I've found these robust burley varieties are apt for blending so you'd be fine adding a favorite Vanilla laced condiment tobac to the pouch. Wish I could find these in bulk offerings; does anyone know where? The massive Scandanavian Tobbaco Group, in conjunction with Swedish Match, is assertively marketing 1904 in other parts of the world, as it does with Borkum Riff which has near global distribution. We may be seeing 1904ers showing up in US American emporiums soon if it hasn't happened already. Happy hunting!

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