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BrandBorkum Riff
Blended BySwedish Match
Blend TypeAromatic
ContentsBurley, Virginia
FlavoringCognac
CutRibbon
Packaging1.5 ounce Pouch
CountryUnknown
ProductionUnknown
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Strength
Mild
Flavoring
Mild to Medium
Taste
Mild
Room Note
Pleasant to Tolerable
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JimInks (554)
★★☆☆
Mild Mild to Medium Mild Pleasant to Tolerable

It burned hot as most BR products did in those days, but I thought it also had a little more flavor than some of the other BR products. The cognac taste was a little bitey, but had a decent mild flavor. Sometimes, I did get a taste of Virginia when I smoked it, something not always true of their mixtures. I wasn't crazy about the blend, but I must say I bought it a number of times during the 1970s, and thought it better than most of the other BR blends. Not a great smoke, but not a bad one either. Wonder what it'd be like if made today?

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