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A splendid Burley plug cut which smokes sweet and cool.

Blended ByL.J. Peretti
Manufactured ByL.J. Peretti
Blend TypeBurley Based
ProductionCurrently available
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Room Note
Pleasant to Tolerable
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oldmanpipe Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
oldmanpipe (62)
Medium Mild Medium Pleasant to Tolerable

One of the gentlemen at Peretti's told me that BCP is so close to their Blend 333 that the ONLY reason they carry both is that they sell so much of both. I can see a point. That distinctive, though elusive, Peretti aromatic is readily-discerned in BCP, though barely detectable in 333. As Fitzgerald said of the very rich: "They are different."

BCP is a sweet Burley Cube. Period. Anyone looking for an epiphany here will likely be disappointed. Any Burley smoker looking for a fine specemin of the weed will be gratified.

BCP is perfectly fine when smoked straight, but when mixed--in varying amounts--with Peretti's D-7485 and Blend provides a true adventure for anyone.

For a different, nuttier, earthier take on Cube Burley, I would recommend House of Windsor's 2005 Burley Cube.

4 people found this review helpful.

FabioFromRomeItaly Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
FabioFromRomeItaly (1)
Medium to Strong Medium to Strong Medium Pleasant to Tolerable

If you're a Burley-fan then this is your tobacco. But. Like all the other Peretti (Non-English) blends it needs a veeeery long drying, otherwise the relights will finish your matchbox or consumpt your lighter. Mixing it 50% with a regular non aromatic tobacco fills the lack, but not completely. Be patient and you'll succeed!

Pipe Used: Bang sand apple 9mm, Mastro sandblast billiard

Age When Smoked: 2 months

Purchased From: Peretti Store

Similar Blends: Sir Walter Raleigh Regular, Price Albert.

2 people found this review helpful.

DK Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
DK (839)
Mild to Medium None Detected Mild to Medium Pleasant to Tolerable

Nice, hefty sample from a friend - probably 2+ oz. It went fast!

This is different than a lot of lesser-known tobacco house burleys I've smoked recently, such as those from Uhle's and Pipeworks & Wilke. This is a lot more natural, and similar to C&D's "Burley Straight" - a straightforward, unadorned burley. I detected no additional flavorings of note, just a nice smooth nutty burley. The cube cut made for easy packing - a simple "scoop" load - and the burn was easy and even. Reasonable nicotine punch but nothing to drop you onto the floor.

This appears to be of high quality and would make a great all-day smoke for the burley enthusiast. Also a great potential blender for those blends that need some even burning or a little extra body. I intend to keep some of this around but will probably rarely smoke it straight. But for someone looking for a natural burley tobacco without all the trappings and casings of some of those other "natural" burleys, this is one to reach for. Hardly complex and extremely resistant to DGT, this is still tasty enough to recommend as a straight smoke.

2 people found this review helpful.

sasha Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
sasha (228)
Medium None Detected Medium Pleasant

Another great straight Burley by Peretti. The cube cut makes it easy to pack and light, and it burns cool and dry to the end of the bowl. It isn't very different from Peretti's 333, just a little sweeter and with a more evident nutty flavour.

2 people found this review helpful.

Mr. Dottle Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Mr. Dottle (162)
Medium None Detected Medium Pleasant to Tolerable

The folks at Peretti?s advised me that BPC is the base burley from which all of their other burley blends are formulated. As advertised, it does burn sweet and cool and is pretty much a straight, ?non-thinking? smoke from start to finish. This is a first class nutty burley that makes for a good, all-day smoke. To my taste buds BPC tasted and reminded me of C&D Crooner, a blend that contains visible deer tongue. While I did not discern any deer tongue in the pouch, BPC may be cased with a modicum of deer tongue.

A cigarette is to be smoked. A cigar is to be enjoyed. A pipe is to be savored.

I rate this tobacco 8.0 out of 10.

2 people found this review helpful.

SopwithCamel Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
SopwithCamel (255)
Medium Extremely Mild Medium Pleasant to Tolerable

I am so glad for this website, because it introduced me to the shop of L.J. Peretti, and the delightful Burley blends that are made there.

This is a very old all American mixture. Plug cut Burley, sweetened with molasses, and maybe a hint of licorice, both intended to smooth out the smoke. It is also spiced with ginger.

This is relatively sweeter than some Burley blends I've tried, but certainly not cloying. It burns very cool and dry, requiring the gentlest tamp from time to time.

It is a no nonsense, straightforward smoke, with a delightful old fashioned aroma, and a pleasant nicotine kick. The quality is excellent.

1 person found this review helpful.

cakeanddottle Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
cakeanddottle (68)
Medium Very Mild Medium Pleasant to Tolerable

This is as good as you're going to get when it comes to cube cut burley. This has much less of that Peretti's soapy/floral casing than 333. It's barely there, but it still is. Cuban Mixture is my favorite, but I do crave a bowl of this now and then.

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BostonPipe Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
BostonPipe (83)
Medium None Detected Medium to Full Pleasant to Tolerable

I picked up a couple of ounces this morning just to provide a break from my usual blends. This is just a good, honest, nutty/sweet burley plug. This is reminicent of years ago when I use to smoke Heine's Blend.

I did find that it needed several re-lights throughout the run of the bowl. However, this will probably change once I air it out awhile, (it was quite moist upon opening).

The flavor was consistent to the bottom of the bowl with no surprises. Burns to a nice grey/white ash. A nice change of pace for this usual American/English-English blend smoker.

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