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This is a shag-cut blend of light and medium brown Virginias with a high percentage of fruity black Perique. Mild, naturally sweet, pure tobacco flavor.

Notes: This was formerly packaged as (Mr. B's) Tudor Mixture, from the D-series; only the label on the tin has changed.

BrandBrigham Enterprises Inc.
Blend TypeVirginia/Perique
ContentsPerique, Virginia
Packaging1.76 oz Tin
ProductionCurrently available
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Mild to Medium, Medium, Medium to Full
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strongirish Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
strongirish (248)
Medium None Detected Medium to Full Pleasant

I am smoking a bowl of this in a Como's Collector edition while reviewing and am enjoying the blend very much. This blend is in their Legends Series. This is the first blend by this maker for me and with my penchant these days for VaPers is was a natural first choice for me. Based on this blend I will be trying more in the future.

First off, I aged this tin for 6 months prior to smoking it. On opening the tin, I was greeted with a rich and full tin aroma of Fruit and Virginia sweetness. It is a riff cut composed of tobaccos running from light brown up to the very dark brown of the perique. The tobacco was much too moist for my taste, so I dumped it in a bowl, spread it out and let it dry for 24 hours. to my pleasure it dried to just the right moisture content. It packs easy onto the pipe and is very easy to light up. It burns very cool and without any tongue bite at all. Could easily be an all day smoke. It claims to be very rich in perique and looking at it one can see it does, however, smoking it, the perique is very mold and not on your face at all. It does give a slight fruity spicy taste to the smoke, but not overly so. The smoke is very rich and sweet and is simply delicious with coffee. It burns down the bowl leaving a steely grey ash that looks like cigar ash. It smokes clean to the bottom, leaving no residue to speak of. The room note is very pleasant and not heavy. I do mot pick up any added flavorings, just a nice all natural tobacco flavor.

I am impressed with this blend. I am enjoying it very much, and look forward to the next bowl of it. I think this is very much a blend to try and therefore highly recommend it.

Pipe Used: briar, corn cob, meers

Age When Smoked: 6 months

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TallPuffO'Burley Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
TallPuffO'Burley (326)
Medium None Detected Medium Tolerable

This one didn't do a whole lot for me. It was dumped on me by a forum buddy who felt about the same. I smoked several bowls of this and, overall, none were memorable. The sweetness was only so so and the perique was not very spicy. I think the blend is cased to a pretty high degree as it never really seemed to dry out.

In that respect it reminded me of Anniversary Kake, but this one lacked both the flavor and punch of that blend. I am giving this two stars as it may be the only vaper that is produced by a Canadian blender and if you are a Canadian then you could do worse for a vaper, but otherwise I would not really recommend this one and won't be purchasing anymore.

1 person found this review helpful.

Big Train Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Big Train (36)
Mild to Medium None Detected Mild to Medium Pleasant

This tobacco has a nice cut and a decent tin note . The perique is not over the hill so one can enjoy the Virginia . In the VaPer world it is sort of a medium range smoke :: that is when one wants something more than a straight Virginia but not a major perique hit . Very useful tobacco for that afternoon smoke when something a little spicy is required but when an after dinner tobacco is too much.

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