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A rich, fragrant red cake virginia tobacco. Ribbon cut, and deeply satisfying. A great Virginia to use as a base in your own blends!

BrandUptown's Smoke Shop
Blend TypeStraight Virginia
ContentsVirginia
FlavoringNone
CutRibbon
PackagingBulk
CountryUS
ProductionCurrently available
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Strength
Mild to Medium, Medium
Flavoring
None Detected, Mild
Taste
Medium
Room Note
Pleasant, Pleasant to Tolerable
2.5
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JimInks Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
JimInks (1726)
★★☆☆
Mild to Medium Mild Medium Pleasant to Tolerable

The red Virginia has a mildly tangy dark fruit with a little earth and a pinch of spice. Has a mild nic-hit. Won't bite or get harsh. Burns a bit slow and wet with a very consistent flavor. Leaves moisture and a little dottle in the bowl, and needs some relights. Has an okay after taste. Can be an all day smoke or a mixer. Compared to other straight red Virginias on the market, this just doesn't seem to stack up as well, and I can't really figure out why that is. It gets two stars instead of three because of the dottle.

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chgo.piper Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
chgo.piper (37)
★★★☆
Medium None Detected Medium Pleasant

I Smoked this in briar and meerschaum. I Love the taste of this fine and satisfying red Virginia. However, although I allowed this to set out for a couple of hours, I still ended up with bit of a sticky tobacco in my bowl. I think this would be a great smoke if it weren't for the type of or amount of humectant being used.

Pipe Used: Briar Staight Billiard and Meerschaum Bent

Purchased From: Uptown's Smoke Shop

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