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Blended ByHerbert Motzek
Blend TypeVirginia/Perique
ContentsBurley, Perique, Virginia
ProductionCurrently available
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Medium to Strong, Strong
None Detected
Full, Very Full
Room Note
Pleasant, Strong

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JimInks Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
JimInks (554)
Strong None Detected Very Full Strong

This is a rope blend that cuts into coins fairly easily, though you should definitely dry it some before smoking because it will smoke wet. I packed the bottom with loose tobacco, stacked the coins, adding a little loose tobacco on top for an easier char lighting. By stacking the coins, you'll get all the flavors in nearly every puff, but if you decide to cube cut first, you'll be in for a variety of flavors in varying degrees per puff. The flavors are bold and forceful. A naturally tasting earthy, very slightly sweet brown Virginia amplified by strong nutty, earthy burleys, and further fueled by a blast of peppery perique. It's a flavor bomb, but not so powerful that it would knock you to your knees. A blend for discriminating smokers best served and sipped in a pipe with a wide bowl to savor the full experience of high quality tobaccos. Expensive and available only from Germany, it's one of the most entrancing blends ever made by anybody.

4 people found this review helpful.

Wibblefishofdoom Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Wibblefishofdoom (111)
Medium to Strong None Detected Full Pleasant

I have been lucky enough to be gifted some of this after hearing many good things about. Yes, there's a little hype about this stuff and it turns out to be warranted.

As stated before, this is a wet one, but drying is no real issue. Cutting is no real big issue either. My preferred packing method is the one described by Jiminks, it seems to bring out a bit more flavour to me, but other methods will still provide a veritable waft on the palate. The flavour itself is the perfect melange of sweetness, nuts and a little spice that avails itself aplenty on the tongue. The flavour is strong, but in a good way, not overpowering like some others.

This tobacco is nothing short of perfect, the flavour is just delightful, it dries without issue and is easy to cut and pack. Yes, it's a bit tough to get hold of, only hailing from Germany (a land which seems capable of producing only great tobaccos), but I guess that makes it all the more treasured.

Purchased From: Gifted

2 people found this review helpful.