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This unique blend is a mixture of bright Virginia, sweet red Virginia, and two cuts of perique.

BrandSutliff Tobacco Company
Blended ByCarl McCallister
Manufactured BySutliff Tobacco Company
Blend TypeVirginia/Perique
ContentsPerique, Virginia
FlavoringNone
CutRibbon
Packaging1.5 ounces Tin
CountryUS
ProductionCurrently available
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Strength
Mild, Mild to Medium, Medium, Medium to Strong
Flavoring
None Detected
Taste
Mild to Medium, Medium
Room Note
Pleasant, Tolerable
3.0
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JimInks Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
JimInks (661)
★★★☆
Mild to Medium None Detected Mild to Medium Pleasant

The tangy sweet red Virginia short ribbon is complemented by the citrusy sweet bright flue cured Virginia thin flake. The red Va. is the more obvious of the two Virginias. The perique is both granulated and ribbon cut, offering some sweetness with bursts of pepper. Burns well with few relights; smooth and dry with no dottle, and no discernible topping. A pleasing all day mild to medium VaPer for those who want some spice during their smoking day. It's also tinned in the MacBaren style.

7 people found this review helpful.

PeterD Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
PeterD (78)
★★★☆
Mild None Detected Mild to Medium Pleasant

...a bit different kind of VaPer...really quite a fine tobacco I think...

There are only a few Sutliff tobaccos that I enjoy and this one certainly got my attention. This is not "dark & brooding" like other VaPers, yet maintains its character from first light to finish.

The taste is light and "airy" providing a pure tobacco taste along with the two cuts of Perique playing back and forth nicely.

3 stars for the time being, but will update my assessment as I smoke a few more tins.

...a pipe is to be savored...

Pipe Used: group 4 size and larger

Age When Smoked: a few months

Purchased From: Pipes&CIgars

4 people found this review helpful.

Geronimo Von Klaus Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Geronimo Von Klaus (57)
★★★★
Medium to Strong None Detected Medium Tolerable

Wow. This company is coming on strong.

Very good VaPer, embarrasses some competition who charge a much higher price point in terms of both the presentation, the price, and most of all, the quality.

Tangy, sour and grassy VA's with spicy and strong perique, this lit and burned very well to a fine ash.

Very impressed, this goes into the summer short term rotation right away.

Come on Sutliff, keep powering, there is a huge community cheering you on.

Pipe Used: XL Billiard Briar

1 person found this review helpful.

Stan Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Stan (138)
★★☆☆
Medium None Detected Medium Tolerable

All I can say it's a pleasant but spicy light virginia with a nice dose of perique. Lighter virginia than Pease but better quality than DR. Much better than I thought this blender could produce. Not bad at all for its type. You must like perique though to favor this one.

Pipe Used: dunhill

Age When Smoked: new tin

Purchased From: pipesandcigars

Similar Blends: G. L. Pease - Telegraph Hill (Fog City Selection); D&R Rimboche SJ.

1 person found this review helpful.