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For 2014 W.Ø. Larsen presents a blend of Virginia tobaccos from three continents - North America, South America, and Africa - and Burley tobacco from Middle America and East Africa, all of them in various cuts. The blend also has a bit of Black Cavendish that has been double fermented to enhance the soft and sweet experience. The composition is full of notes that support the overall flavor of passion fruit.

BrandW.O. Larsen
Blended ByW.Ø Larsen
Blend TypeAromatic
ContentsBlack Cavendish, Burley, Virginia
FlavoringFruit / Citrus
CutRibbon
PackagingBulk
CountryNL
ProductionCurrently available
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Strength
Mild to Medium
Flavoring
Medium to Strong
Taste
Medium
Room Note
Very Pleasant
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JimInks Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
JimInks (703)
★☆☆☆
Mild to Medium Medium Medium Very Pleasant

The Virginias offer a little citrus, grass, and earth, though they fight for attention with the topping, and come out second best. The same is true for the black cavendish, although some vanilla underlies the flavor for the entire smoke. The topping is fruity and I consistently get an alcohol taste with it. I'm wondering if one or all of the topping is fruit flavored brandy? There are a few sour notes from how it's topped which get a little stronger after the half way point to the point of near bitterness. I wouldn't consider this to be an all day smoke. Burns fairly well and cool with no bite. I kind of lean toward two stars, but the after taste is a little cloying and while not unpleasant, isn't attractive as it should be.

2 people found this review helpful.

maigret fan Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
maigret fan (57)
★★★☆
Medium Medium to Strong Medium to Full Pleasant

Well this is the annual contribution from W.O. Larsen to special editions. I have been following them for several years. Some where outstanding, most of them just on the average. The 2014 edition is rather on the average side.

In the tin there is a fruitful aroma mostly redcurrant or blackcurrant. Smoking it is rather nice, room note satisfactory (that is no complaints such as 'are you smoking jam?'). Nothing much to say about it. Worth the money for a good aromatic but one would expect something more with a special selection.

Sorry, I forgot the design of the tin: some where rather lousy in the past, this one is rather distinctive and will be much helpful for paper clips or that kind of things.

Pipe Used: large bowls

1 person found this review helpful.

o3Ho3 Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
o3Ho3 (28)
★★☆☆
Very Mild Medium to Strong Mild to Medium Very Pleasant

This blend is not good or bad. It's only a conglomerate of whatever they have good around. W.O. Larsen - Limited Edition 2014 has nothing particular unfortunately IMHO but, maybe that's not the point..... For me is an every day use ARO tobacco. Sry, I don't recommend, but I'll left some to age 1-2 yrs and I'll update my comment, who knows!@#$%^&*()_+.

Pipe Used: always Peterson

Age When Smoked: 2014 what you expect?

Purchased From: online buy

1 person found this review helpful.

pixeechick Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
pixeechick (1)
★★★☆
Mild to Medium Mild Medium Very Pleasant

Bulk sample from local tobacconist.

In the bag, fruit and chocolate on the nose.

Flavour stays throughout the smoke.

Room note chocolate - positive results from two female noses.

Pipe Used: Lorenzo Spitfire; filtered and unfiltered

Purchased From: Pipe Story, Hongdae, Seoul, South Korea. http://lightertime.co.kr

1 person found this review helpful.