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Smoking tobacco - Extra mild and rich

BrandSullivan & Powell
Blended BySullivan Powell
Manufactured BySullivan Powell
Blend TypeEnglish
ContentsLatakia, Oriental/Turkish, Unknown, Virginia
Packaging50 gr. Tin
ProductionNo longer in production
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Mild, Medium
None Detected
Medium to Full, Very Full
Room Note
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Pipestud Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Pipestud (1806)
Medium None Detected Medium to Full Pleasant

Exceptional! Similar to the famous Sullivan Powell Gentleman's Mixture but with the Latakia presence ramped up a bit. I am also reminded of Balkan Sobranie 759, but Special Mixture is a little heavier on the Orientals and lighter on the Latakia. Simply fantastic!

Pipe Used: Ruthenberg, Weaver, Rad Davis, J.T. Cooke

Age When Smoked: 30 year old tin

Similar Blends: Sullivan Powell Gentleman's Mixture, Balkan Sobranie 759.

4 people found this review helpful.

tabaco Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
tabaco (109)
Mild None Detected Very Full Pleasant

A dear friend recently estate-acquired two tins from a deceased relative, both in excellent condition. It's been decades since I last enjoyed it. We opened and smoked three bowls together consecutively . . . simply divine. Reminiscent of 759 from what I can recall; pipe nirvana every puff.

I shall petition the CPCC to showcase this blend for one of their throw-downs, simply for my own personal desires and I'm sure many others would enjoy it as an hommage blend if achievable.

1 person found this review helpful.