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Gettysburg pipe tobacco is a delightful mixture of Burleys and Virginias with a smooth, subtle peach undertone. With an almost oily sheen to each ribbon this tobacco could command a price 3 times what P&C offers it at.

BrandBrigadier Black
Blend TypeAromatic
ContentsBurley, Virginia
FlavoringPeach
CutRibbon
Packaging8 oz. Tin
CountryUS
ProductionCurrently available
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Mild
Flavoring
Mild, Mild to Medium, Medium, Medium to Strong, Strong
Taste
Mild
Room Note
Pleasant
3.4
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Bbrown626 Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Bbrown626 (79)
★★★★
Mild Mild to Medium Mild Very Pleasant

On a seemingly never ending search for a fruity aromatic tobacco that doesn't bite like a pit bull I ran across Brigadier Black Gettysburg. I found what I was looking for, upon opening the tin, I was met with a pleasant, but not overbearing peach scent. Once lit, it required minimal relights, and filled the room with a mild peach scent. The flavoring did not completely over take the tobacco as seems to happen with this blends and I notice very little bite.

Pipe Used: MM Legend

Purchased From: Pipes & Cigars

6 people found this review helpful.

CenTex Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
CenTex (18)
★★★★
Mild Strong Full Pleasant

If you like aromatics, you will probably like this tobacco. If not, why are you reading this review? The peach flavor clearly comes through, although it fades a bit by the end of the bowl. Hard to light and keep lit when first opened, but a few hours of drying and that problem disappears. Little, if any tongue bite.

Great tin note, good room note. A solid aromatic.

Pipe Used: Savinelli 413 and Gandalf, Jirsa Poker

Age When Smoked: 6 months

Purchased From: pipesandcigars

4 people found this review helpful.

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

Tin note is a heavy, candied peach scent akin to peach schnapps. Not unpleasantly sweet, but not quite what a fresh peach would or should smell like. A dry pull of the pipe after packing gave a really pleasant candy peach flavor.

I'm a Frank Method advocate, and after packing this tobacco it took 5-6 charring lights before it started to burn on its own. This is not surprising as I didn't allow the tobacco to dry out of the tin, and it's somewhat moist on opening. Once burning, though.. wow. A slow, even cadence with this tobacco gave me loads of walnut, peach, honey-sweet smoke. I didn't push this tobacco, but even on the few relights I didn't detect any tingle of a promised tongue bite.

Room note is of a baking spiced peach cobbler. Delicious stuff.

Pipe Used: Missouri Meerschaum Country Gentleman

Age When Smoked: Fresh from tin

Purchased From: Pipes and Cigars

4 people found this review helpful.

Zappa2112 Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Zappa2112 (8)
★★★☆
Mild Medium Medium Pleasant

Brigadier Black never fails to deliver a great smoke. Gettysburg is a peach aromatic Cavendish made of Burley and Virginia tobaccos. Not only does it smell great - both the tin note and the room note - but it tastes great too. Sweet, smooth and very flavorful but not cloying. It, like all tobacco, can bite. Smoking slow and cool will keep any chance of bite to a minimum and maximize the overall enjoyment of this tobacco. Great for a change of pace but can easily be an all day smoke as well. I definitely recommend giving it a try. And be sure to try it in a cob at least once. Personally, I think it smokes best in a Missouri Meerschaum corn cob.

Pipe Used: Various corn cob pipes

Purchased From: Pipesandcigars

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LannarkGent Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
LannarkGent (105)
★★★☆
Mild Mild Mild Pleasant

The peach flavor is there. The general burley tobacco is good and smooth. There is no Un burnt tobacco at the end of the bowl Tongue bite is non existent.

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